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Sibling Newborn Portraits: Tips and What to Expect

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Heather Toro Blog | April 2024 Your baby’s newborn session is a special moment for your entire family. It’s part of the celebration of welcoming your new little one to the family. That’s why many families choose to have not only portraits of their newborn but also portraits of the new baby with their proud […]

Should You Take DIY Maternity Photos?

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Heather Toro Blog | March 2024 When you’re preparing for a new baby, there are a lot of expenses to think about. It’s no wonder why so many moms-to-be struggle with the decision of whether to invest in maternity photos. I get it! Every family needs to do what’s best for them and their budget. […]

Ways to Use Your Newborn Photos

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Heather Toro Blog | April 2024 When you have a baby on the way and you’re weighing whether or not to invest in newborn photos, it can help to think of how you’ll use those portraits. As sentimental and heartfelt as your newborn portraits will be, they also have practical value because there are so […]

Ideas for First Birthday Photos (Besides Cake Smash Photos)

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Heather Toro Blog | March 2024 So many parents love the sweet tradition of cake smash photography for their baby’s first birthday! It’s cute and fun, and it makes for a memorable photo shoot you’ll cherish. But I’ll be the first to admit that it isn’t everyone’s cup of tea. There are many reasons why […]

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Is Milestone Photography Worth It?

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Heather’d Violet Photography Blog | March 2024 During your baby’s magical first year, you have the option to have a series of portraits to highlight the different stages of development during that year. Milestone photos are popular among families everywhere. After all, your baby will only be a baby once! But of course, there are […]

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What Parents Need to Know about Safety in Newborn Photography

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Heather’d Violet Photography Blog | March 2024 As a parent, one of your strongest instincts, when your baby arrives (and even before they arrive), is to protect that little one at all costs. You follow all the precautions when it comes to car rides, sleeping safety, and so on. What many parents don’t realize, though, […]

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A Parent’s Packing List: What to Bring to a Newborn Photography Session

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Heather’d Violet Photography Blog | February 2024 A newborn photography session can be a beautiful and even enjoyable way to celebrate your new little one and welcome them to the world. It’s even better when you’re prepared and have everything you need to make it a smooth and relaxing experience. You might be relieved to […]

New Parents Often Ask: Should I Be in My Baby’s Newborn Photos?

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Heather’d Violet Photography Blog | January 2024 New parents often ask me if they should be in their baby’s newborn photos. For my newborn photography in Lafayette, IN, I offer my clients two options: an abbreviated photo session that only features portraits of your baby swaddled in my premium wraps and a full session that […]

Tips to Look Amazing in Your Maternity Photo Shoot

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Your maternity photo shoot is so much more than the finished portraits. It’s a way to freeze a moment in time you may never experience again and to celebrate your pregnancy, but it’s also a chance for you to feel confident and gorgeous in your lovely, miracle-working body. As a Lafayette, IN maternity photographer, I […]

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Common Questions About Newborn Photography, Answered

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Newborn photography is a popular tradition that leaves you with a timeless and treasured heirloom your family can enjoy for not only years but generations. But most people don’t think much about it until they’re expecting a child. If you’re welcoming a new baby to your family, learn what to expect with these answers to […]

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