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PROVIDING an experience that goes beyond the ordinary

Have I mentioned how much I love Pittsburgh? Have I mentioned how much I love the part of my job when clients trust me to capture them just completely loving on each other? I do, I REALLY do. When I get discouraged aboout how difficult it is to run a business on your own, I […]


May 23, 2018

A Perfect Pittsburgh Night

Pittsburgh Photography sessions for family

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

I had debated on blogging this session 3 seperate times for the 3 different sessions we had but I thought I might wait until the full year had passed so you the viewer can see the value of what documenting the first year looks like. A few years ago I had clients asking me if […]

Families, Newborn

September 19, 2017

A Full Year

baby photography in Pittsburgh

It is the middle of summer and I just moved. I don’t handle stress well so needless to say….I am doing what I need to do with my business (client relations, shooting and editing) and not much more. As I sit here taking a break from the chaos that is my house, I’m thinking about […]


July 17, 2017

Home is where the Heart is.

Photography in home family

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
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.