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Candid newborn photos are such a precious thing to have. As a postpartum nurse, Sara knows firsthand the joy and exhaustion that comes with bringing a new baby into the world. So when she and her husband Brendan welcomed their son, Rory, late last year, they knew they wanted to document this special time in […]

Candid Newborn Photos | Baltimore

January 31, 2023

Newborn

sweet nursery details, Candid newborn photos

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Ever considered newborn photos with a nurse? If you work with Liz Viernes Photography, that’s what you’ll get! A newborn photo session in my basement studio in Burtonsville, MD, is always a special and memorable experience for the parents and families who come to me. It is my passion and joy to capture the beauty […]

Newborn Photos With a Nurse

January 31, 2023

Newborn

dad's strong hands, baby's fragile head, Newborn photos with a nurse

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As a photographer, I always love the opportunity to capture the special bond between loved ones. That’s why I was so excited when Nadine decided to use the Savage Mill Studio for her family’s photo session. I don’t advertise that I do family photography but I’m always happy to do a family session for repeat […]

Sunny Savage Mill Studio

January 24, 2023

portraits

siblings in front of big windows at Savage Mill Studio

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As a lifestyle newborn photographer, I am always excited to capture the sweet and special moments of a young family welcoming its newest addition for baby’s first photoshoot! When I arrived at Leya’s family’s large, light-filled home in Glenwood, Maryland, I was greeted by her adorable two year old brother and the family dog, Lulu. […]

Baby’s First Photoshoot

January 17, 2023

Newborn

family gathers in nursery for baby's first photoshoot

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Welcome to my blog about Elanor’s documentary newborn photography session with her parents, Adam and Rachel, and their dog! As a professional photographer, I always love the opportunity to capture special moments for families, and there’s nothing quite as special as a new baby. However, shooting in-home newborn sessions can present their own set of […]

Beautiful Documentary Newborn Photography

January 10, 2023

Newborn

backlit documentary newborn photography photos in front of window

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Over the course of many years as a newborn photographer, I have learned a few things about what works and what doesn’t work for lifestyle newborn photo sessions. Today I’m sharing my top tips for in home newborn pictures in an effort to help things go as smoothly as possible and to deliver you the […]

6 Easy Tips For In Home Newborn Pictures

January 3, 2023

Newborn

mom in white dress holds new baby son

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Okay, so you’ve booked a studio newborn session with Liz Viernes Photography! Now it’s time to make some decisions! This blog post is going to walk you through how to customize your newborn photos so that your gallery is exactly what you hoped it would be. We aim to please over here so if there’s […]

Customize Your Newborn Photos

December 29, 2022

Newborn

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It’s always daunting when a photographer you know and are (online) friends with passes an in home newborn client to you – or any type of client, really. This was the case with Santi and his lifestyle newborn session…my photographer friend had a bout with the C-word that we’re not saying out loud and Santi’s […]

Santi | In Home Newborn Session

December 13, 2022

Newborn

in home newborn session - newborn in crib

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Vulnerable post alert. I’ve talked about this before, about how I get stuck in my comfort zone and tend to shoot at all the same locations because they’re familiar and dependable and I know I can deliver a good product. However, it gets a little boring and predictable being stuck in my comfort zone and […]

Stuck In My Comfort Zone

December 6, 2022

Maternity

peekaboo through trees, white, lace maternity dress

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The first question I ask when I receive an inquiry about newborn photos is whether the client wants to do studio or in home photos. This is a very important consideration and it is extremely client dependent. There are so many factors involved in determining where your newborn’s photo session will take place and I […]

Studio or In Home Photos?

December 2, 2022

Newborn

Studio or In Home Photos - nursery details