Child & Family Photography

What to do with your portraits

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Everyone asks me what most customers decide to order during their ordering appointments. The truth is everyone orders different things. Some clients wish to fill their walls with canvas wraps. Some invest in a custom album either during each session, or a big one at the end. Some decide a digital collection is what they…

How to prepare for your newborn pictures

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Hooray! We’re all scheduled for your newborn portrait session! Now how to prepare? That’s the big question I always get asked is how to prepare for your session. Follow these simple steps and you’ll be all ready to go! Make sure to have your session scheduled before baby is due. Once your baby arrives, parents…

Benefits of an in home newborn portrait session

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The days all seem like a blur when baby is first born. You are barely sleeping, and when you do, you are woken up every hour to feed, change baby, pump.. yadayada list goes on and on. The thought of leaving home with a new baby is a bit daunting. You packing up extra clothes,…

Why you should document your pregnancy

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I hear it from so many expectant mothers. “I feel so huge right now….” “I don’t want to capture my huge belly right now!” “I’ll do it with the next pregnancy… I feel too fat with this one.” It really makes me sad when a Mom chooses not to capture their growing belly. Here are…

How to prepare for your maternity session

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Preparing for your maternity portrait session can be just as stressful as a regular portrait session if you aren’t prepared well in advance. Here are a few tips and tricks to have an easy session just by being prepared. Clothing choices: My favorite selection for clothing is to be comfortable and wear something very simple.…

Benefits of on-location maternity photography

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Aw! You’re pregnant! Such an exciting time. Now you have begun the process of finding a photographer for your pregnancy pictures. What an overwhelming process, I know. We have some amazingly talented photographers in our town to choose from. All of my sessions are on location. This means what I photograph you outside of a…

Happy 1st Birthday, Bode! – San Diego Lifestyle Family Photographer

Hillary Lachman

I have been photographing Bode since his newborn session… I absolutely loved photographing this adorable family for the past year. They are so sweet and Bode is so lucky to be born into such a loving family. I documented their portrait session at their new home and came a few hours before his birthday party…

Welcome baby Declan- San Diego Newborn Baby Photographer

Hillary Lachman

Declan is already 2 months- I apologize for the delay. Seriously I will get back on track with posting soon! Declan is so lucky to be born into such an amazing family. Love love love them. He was one of the easiest newborns to photograph. Look at that face! <3 This was a treat as…

The Stefano Family in 2016

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I love when the Stefano family comes to visit because 1-I get to see my friends and 2-I get to photograph one of my favorite families. I love love love capturing the generations together every year… such a great gift they are giving to their little ones. Thanks Stefano & G family <3 xoxox Remember…

Welcome baby Benjamin- San Diego Newborn Baby Photographer

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My most FAVORITE thing about photographing newborns in their home is that the family is in their element. I am able to get the siblings with each other where they are comfortable. I love nothing more than spending time with families, getting to know them, and documenting them together in their home. I am in love…