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PROVIDING an experience that goes beyond the ordinary

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

One of the many reasons I adore lifestyle newborn photography is the sheer diversity of each shoot. Stepping into a client’s home, I find myself analyzing everything – the light, the space, the colors, the art – all of which weave together to form a unique narrative: their story. Even a messy home ignites my […]


April 18, 2017

Being Inspired at In-Home Lifestyle Sessions

Lifestyle Newborn Photographer Pittsburgh

I was cleaning up my online galleries last week trying to make room for more (I can only can store so many photos). I use this site to also help me remember and track which ones Iv’e blogged. Once they’re blogged they get removed. I can not believe the amount sessions I still blog and […]


March 8, 2017

Blogging is Hard

Newborn Baby Photography Lifestyle Pittsburgh

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.