A Birth Story

One of the many challenges of birth sessions is getting enough good shots that tell the complete story of the day, mainly because your window of opportunity can be very small.  But check out some of the great “non-action” shots that Kylee Ann Photography comes up with here in this beautifully done birth session if you need some extra inspiration!


kylee-ann-birth-story5BirthMom's First Look

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Whimsical Fantasy – Illustrated Portraiture

So this is a little different than our usual featured work but I was completely impressed by the work of Julie McGann and wanted to share this.  She is a creative photographer and (obviously) very talented digital artist who creates these composite works of art by taking an actual photo and then infusing her own digital illustration into it.  Really cool!


Miss G's GiraffeGood Night BabyCiao Bella

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Monster Cake Smash

LOL….yes!!!  That poor frog didn’t stand a chance.  Thanks to S18 Photography for this fantastic cake smash session!



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San Juan Capistrano Maternity

Need some fresh ideas for your upcoming Spring sessions?  You’ll want to check out Allie Lindsey Photography!  Totally in love with this Southwestern style maternity session and she has so much more great stuff to see on her site too!



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Engagement on the Rocks

This is a really cool (and sneaky) idea on how to capture an engagement moment like this without having it feel staged and forced!  Also just plain beautiful regardless of the occassion!



It started with a phone call from Hector who told me of his plans to ask for his girlfriend, Madelin’s hand in marriage. The plan began with dinner reservations at the Castle Hill Inn, Newport, Rhode Island, followed by a short walk down a path leading along the edge of ocean to the Castle Hill Lighthouse. Hector and his friend ran out during a bathroom break and set up the stairs with rose pedals and candles and hurried back inside for the main course. I posed as a landscape photographer on the rocks overlooking the water, explaining away to all other couples walking along the path, that the setup was not for them, saving the day for their significant other :). I was honored to be a part of their wedding proposal and look forward to their wedding day. I hope you enjoy the wonderful images that we were able to capture!

Gear Used:
Canon 5D Mark III
Canon 24-70 MM F2.8
Canon 70-200 MM F2.8 IS- Mark II

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