read stories that stand the test of time. 

PROVIDING an experience that goes beyond the ordinary

It reminded me that our work goes beyond simply taking pictures; it’s about creating timeless memories and capturing the essence of each family’s unique story. As time passes, these images become priceless treasures, preserving not only the faces but also the stories and experiences of those we hold dear. I have always had a special passion for photographing the elderly, especially in their homes—spaces that often haven’t changed in decades and hold a wealth of memories. These images serve as a bridge betwReen generations, connecting the past with the present and ensuring that precious memories are preserved for the future.


March 28, 2023

Family Legacy

As I recently went to share an outdoor family session blog post for a potential client, I realized it’s been too long since I’ve highlighted the beauty of an outdoor on-location session. While I’ve been eager for Pittsburgh to embrace the idea of shooting at people’s homes, I’ve inadvertently neglected to showcase the magic of […]


February 24, 2021

An Outdoor Family Session

Covid outdoor photography family session

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

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
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.