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PROVIDING an experience that goes beyond the ordinary

and finally for Part Two of “and this here starts a new us”. You can see Part One here. Enjoy! xo, Taryn Sorry of for the over share on the sibling shots but it is so hard to get a good one. When you get multiple sibling shots….that’s perfection! This girl…. so in love with […]


March 23, 2016

And this here starts a new us….Part Two

Pittsburgh Newborn photographer

Experience the transformative journey of welcoming a new member into your family—moments filled with boundless love and immeasurable joy. Isn’t it remarkable how, from the instant another child graces your family, the past seems like a distant memory? It’s as though a new chapter unfolds, reshaping your world in the most beautiful way imaginable. Approximately […]


February 16, 2016

And this here starts a new us….Part One

pittsburgh maternity portraits with siblings

Hey Everyone! My first blog post of 2016 and its a beach one!! Also if you haven’t noticed… I have a new website so feel free to peek around and especially look at my homepage!! I really wanted a full bleed page so that my images were huge on the screen so the bigger the […]


February 1, 2016

Virginia Beach Photography sessions

Family Beach Sessions in Virginia Beach

9 days before Christmas and I’m finally taking a moment to unwind with a cup of tea and share a special session with you all. The backlog of sessions waiting to be blogged is daunting, but each one holds a special place in my heart, and I’m eager to share them with my followers. This […]


December 17, 2015

Baby’s First Christmas

lifestyle Newborn photography

I know I say this about all my newborn sessions, but I just adored every moment of this photo shoot. Lifestyle newborn photography truly ignites my passion—it transports me back to those precious days that seem like they were just yesterday. Lately, I’ve been reminiscing over old snapshots and videos of my own boys when […]


October 12, 2015


Pittsburgh Newborn Photography

Where do I even begin with this blog post? Some photography sessions have a way of catapulting you out of your comfort zone and into a realm of pure creativity and passion. I am immensely grateful to this mama had complete trust in my vision for this shoot. It’s thanks to that trust that we […]


August 7, 2015

Golden Waters

Virginia Beach Photography
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.