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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

Hey Everyone! I wanted to try in getting a few blog posts in before my busy fall season hits so I am sharing one for a recent maternity session I did in the south hills of Pittsburgh. I try to shoot there at least once a year in August because they have these fields of […]


September 14, 2016

Maternity Photography Pittsburgh

Maternity Photographer Pittsburgh

Hey everyone! With the arrival of Spring and the anticipation of summer, I’m excited to announce that I’ll be heading to Virginia Beach in late July and early August. It’s the perfect opportunity to capture unforgettable moments with your family against the backdrop of the beach! I take a unique approach to family photography, focusing […]


April 14, 2016

Virginia Beach Maternity Photography

Maternity photography, Pittsburgh, PA

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
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.