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April 24, 2023

My Natural Approach to Newborn Photography

First….HAPPY 2019…my first blog post this year. It is so crazy that it is already 2019 and I started this little dream of mine in 2011…8 years?!?!?! I’d like to do something BIG for my 10 year anniversary top celebrate so if you have ANY ideas…let me know! I am not going to say this […]


January 17, 2019

First Newborn Session blogged in 2019

Documentary Newborn Photography Pittsburgh

Continuing with my blogging trends, I’m excited to share another outdoor newborn session with you all. This session was truly the original that inspired many others to follow. I’ve had the pleasure of photographing this family several times, starting with the big brother when he was just a newborn. During this particular session, the family […]


October 22, 2018

Outdoor Newborn Session

outside newborn session

Sometimes as photographer you question… should I shoot or shouldn’t I. Especially in Pittsburgh where the weather is so unpredictable. Sometimes things look perfect and you get out there and out of nowhere, downpour and other times, the radar shows predicted rain, you cancel the photo session and it ends up being beautiful out. And […]


October 18, 2018

Fall Family Newborn Photos

Pittsburgh Fall photos

For those of you who aren’t photographers, feel free to skip ahead to the pictures – I promise they’re worth it! But for those interested, here’s a quick rundown of what you’re about to see. I’ve had the pleasure of photographing this client several times over the last 6 years, starting with big brother when […]


March 8, 2018

What’s the worst thing you can do for SEO?

Documentary Family Photographer
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.