Posts Tagged ‘baby photography’

Want To Learn More About Newborn Photography?

Thanks to the works of talented photographers such as Tracy Raver, Kelley Ryden, Carrie Sandoval, and many more, newborn photography is a hot topic.  Moms want it, and photographers want to deliver it.  While there is nothing sweeter than a newborn baby, successfully photographing one takes time, patience, and talent.  Of course, practice makes perfect…but how can you learn more?  By following the advice and tips from photographers who are generous enough to share their expertise.  Check out some of the articles and videos below.  Enjoy - and be sure to come join in with over 800 other photographers over at Shuttermom University when you are ready to take your photo business to the next level!  See you there.

So You Booked A Newborn Photography Session.  Now What?

Baby Photography 101

10 Tips For Photographing Newborns

Getting Started With Newborn Photography

How To Work With a Newborn and Make Your Session A Success

Styles of Newborn Photography

Newborn Photography and Safety

Newborn Posing Inspiration Flickr Group

Kelley Ryden’s Blog

Safely Posing Newborns


Win One of Two $25 iTunes Giftcards This Week!

Hi Everyone!  Hope you all had a good weekend.  Monday means time for a new giveaway!  This week, Mark over at www.digitalphotobuzz.com is donating two $25 iTunes giftcards for our giveaway.

Also, be sure to take a look at their Baby Photography 101 app!  Here is more info on that:

Baby photography 101 gives you some amazing lessons on how to take creative baby portraits.

Learn how to shoot like a pro from award winning lifestyle photographer Mark Stagi.

This app walks you through different concepts to improve your baby photography and explains them in real life terms.  No drawn out techie terms just straight forward answers and creative ideas.  If you have a newborn and want to learn how to take professional photos of them or are just looking for some baby portrait ideas this is the perfect app for you.  Read through real life scenarios along with high resolution images to learn how to take better portraits.  Also view my other photography apps here:  http://bit.ly/appezzy
Here is how to enter to win one of two $25 iTunes gift cards:
1.  Follow digitalphotobuzz on Twitter here:  http://twitter.com/digitalphotobuz
2.  “Like” digitalphotobuzz on Facebook by clicking here.
3.  “Like” Shuttermom University on Facebook by clicking here.
4.  Share the following on any of your social media networks or photo forums (be sure to include the URL):  Shuttermom is giving away two $25 iTunes giftcards from Digital Photo Buzz this week!
http://shuttermomblog.com/blog/?p=2282
Want to enter more than once?  You can, provided you do ONE of the following for EACH additional entry:
1.  Sign up to receive my weekly newsletter (Shuttermom Weekly) here:  www.shuttermom.com
2.  Sign up to receive photo tips and inspiriation from Digital Photo Buzz here:  http://digitalphotobuzz.com/
3.  “Like” Photographer’s Boutique on Facebook here:  www.facebook.com/photographersboutique
4.  “Like” this post by clicking the like button at the bottom
Finally, be sure to enter your name and email in the Contest Machine box below (one time for each entry), and then leave us one blog comment telling us you entered!  Giveaway ends this Friday at noon eastern time.  Good luck!

Win a Second Skin Baby Photo Prop This Week

Hi Everyone!  Hope you all had a great weekend.  Its Monday, and time for a new giveaway!

This week, our giveaway comes from Kerri at Custom Photo Props - www.customphotoprops.com.

She is giving away one petal pink Second Skin cocoon. It’s value is $17.50. This very soft and stretchy cocoon fits up to a 21 inch baby.  See the picture below:

Here’s how to enter:

1.  Become a friend of Custom Photo Props on facebook by clicking here.

2.  Tweet the following (be sure to include the URL):  @Shutter_mom is giving away a Second Skin Cocoon newborn baby prop from Custom Photo Props! http://shuttermomblog.com/blog/?p=2247

If you do not have a Twitter account, then please share the above on any other social media networks or photography forums that you belong to.

3.  “Like” Shuttermom University on facebook by clicking here.

Want to enter more than once?  You can, provided you one ONE of the following for EACH additional entry:

1.  “Like” Photographer’s Boutique on facebook here.

2.  Subscribe to Shuttermom Weekly by typing in your name and email in the form here.

3.  Follow Shuttermom on Twitter here.

4.  “Like” this post by clicking the like button at the end.

Finally, leave one comment telling us you entered, and then be sure to fill in your name and email below (once for each entry).  Giveaway ends this Friday at noon eastern time.  Good luck!

Shuttermom news for the end of the week

Hi There!  Here are some exciting announcements:

1.  We have two winners for our Kotori photo jewelry contest:  “S” and “Cathy” should have received an email from me, and will also be hearing from Kotori about their prizes.  Thank you to Tonya for doing this great giveaway.  Be sure to visit her site at www.mykotori.com

2.  We have added 59 new members to Shuttermom University so far this month!  Remember, if we reach at least 100 new members, there will be a drawing for a $100 gift card.  If we get up to 350 new members, it will be a $1,000 gift card, and if we get 501 or more new members, it will be a $1,500 gift card!  Not a member yet?  Come join in the fun at www.shuttermomuniversity.com for less than $5 a month!

3.  I just added my popular Baby Portrait Plan Success dvd (the online version) to the members-only side of Shuttermom University.  Members, log in to the main dashboard and click on the video to play it.  In this nearly hour-long video, I go over the basics of creating, marketing and selling popular baby portrait plans.  Don’t miss it!

4.  Stay tuned for another great giveaway next week!  I’ll be announcing it on Monday.

Hope you all have a great weekend!

Cindy

Tracy Raver and Kelley Ryden on the Today Show

Here is the video from the Today show featuring the newborn photography of Tracy Raver and Kelley Ryden.  You get to see them at working with babies and getting those amazing shots.  Enjoy the video, and we’ll see you over at Shuttermom University for more photography tips and business coaching!

Newborn Baby Photo Session

Found this video of a newborn session with photographer Emily Weaver Brown and wanted to share.  I love watching photographers at work - you always learn something new!  Newborn photography isn’t easy, but it can be so rewarding.  Enjoy the video, and then come join us over at Shuttermom University for more photography lessons, tips, and business ideas.  See you there!

Some Newborn Inspiration

You’ll love these newborn images by Carrie Sandoval and Brittany Woodall.  Simply gorgeous newborn photography!  Love those babies!  Enjoy the video (note:  there are some repeats at the beginning, and no soundtrack, but the photography is outstanding).  Remember, for more photography tips and business coaching, be sure to join us over at ShuttermomUniversity. See you there!

A Cute Toddler and Hard-Working Photographer

Hi There!

I found this video from Ontario child photographer Joanna Wilcox and wanted to share.  I love how she got down on the ground and worked for those shots.  Enjoy the video, and for more photography business tips and resources, be sure to visit Shuttermom University.  See you there!

Inspirational Baby Portrait Slide Show

Looking for some inspiration for your baby portraits?  Check out the work of this talented photographer.  I’ll see you at www.shuttermomuniversity.com after the video for more photography business tips and coaching.

Sweet Newborn Portraits

I love these…

Visit www.shuttermomuniversity.com for more photography business tips and coaching!

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