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PROVIDING an experience that goes beyond the ordinary

Hello there! I’ve been itching to share something that’s been on my mind for quite some time now. Since 2011, when I embarked on my photography journey here in Pittsburgh, I’ve had the incredible privilege of capturing the moments of hundreds of families. Each family handpicked me because they felt that my art resonated with […]

Families, Maternity, Newborn

September 29, 2021

Close to my Heart

Pittsburgh newborn and Maternity photos

It’s hard to believe that this shoot is about 2 years old – time really does fly! I have zero excuses as to why I haven’t posted it sooner, but I did sit down many times to start, only to get sidetracked. Nevertheless, here we are finally sharing these beautiful images. This family has been […]

Families, Maternity, Newborn

July 29, 2020

A maternity shoot with all the elements

maternity photos water

As I reflect on entering my 9th year in business, I can’t help but feel nostalgic and grateful. It’s hard to believe that a dream I had over 10 years ago has become a reality, and I’ve been blessed to photograph countless amazing families, babies, and children in Pittsburgh and beyond. As I embark on […]

Families, Maternity, Newborn

February 4, 2020

feeling nostalgic

Maternity Photography pittsburgh

Curious about a Boudoir-ish Maternity Session? Wondering what boudoir photography is all about? Let me enlighten you! Boudoir photography is a unique style that showcases intimate images of its subjects, typically taken in settings like a photographic studio, bedroom, or private studio. In recent years, there’s been a rising trend of women seeking intimate maternity […]


March 13, 2019

Boudoir-ish Maternity Session

Maternity Boudoir session

When Dallas the owner of a local to Pittsburgh full service beauty salon called Dallas Beauty Lounge contacted me about maternity photos, I was honored. I followed Dallas on Instagram because for 2 reasons, she is on the cutting edge of nail art and all things beauty but more because I admire seeing a 26 […]


August 21, 2017

Dallas Beauty Lounge–Pittsburgh Maternity Photos

Pittsburgh maternity Photographer

Amidst the hustle and bustle of shooting sessions, editing photos, and juggling my boys’ hectic Fall sports schedule, I wanted to take a moment to pause and reflect on my recent trip to Seattle for Click and Company’s annual photography conference. If you weren’t already aware, I had the incredible opportunity to serve as an […]

Families, Maternity

October 21, 2016

Click Away 2016– Seattle

Newborn photography Pittsburgh
blu hippo photography is a lifestyle, maternity, newborn, family, and senior photographer in the Pittsburgh area.

blu hippo photography is a family, senior and lifestyle in the Pittsburgh area.