The Draw of Posed Newborn Photography

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Northern Virginia newborn photographer, Rebecca Danzenbaker, is renowned for her posed (studio) newborn photography and talks about why she switched from lifestyle newborn portraiture.

How I Protect Your Family’s Images

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Rebecca Danzenbaker shares her system for protecting the portraits she takes of your family.

The Most Underrated Season for Family Photos | Ashburn VA Family Photographer

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I'm going to start this post by dropping a bit of "bad" news.  I'm fully booked for fall photo sessions.  It's true.  I have nothing available from September through mid-November, but I'm not going to apologize or chastise you for waiting too long to schedule your family's photo shoot because I have a little secret that you… Continue reading The Most Underrated Season for Family Photos | Ashburn VA Family Photographer

I leaned in – My journey into a photography career | Ashburn, VA Family Photographer

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This is a very personal blog post for me, and I hope it doesn't offend any of you.  It is meant to tell my story only, not to pass judgement on anyone for their career and family choices. As long as I can remember, I've loved photography and wanted to be a photographer.  Ask my high-school… Continue reading I leaned in – My journey into a photography career | Ashburn, VA Family Photographer

Virtual Tour of my Newborn & Baby Photography Studio | Loudoun County Newborn Photographer

Hi all!  I made some changes and additions to my in-home newborn and baby portrait studio last year, and I wanted to share them with you! As you enter the double doors of the newborn photography studio, this is the first thing you'll see! This is my collection of neutral-colored blankets and props.  I can… Continue reading Virtual Tour of my Newborn & Baby Photography Studio | Loudoun County Newborn Photographer

Newborn Portraits of Our New Dog (Oh Yes, I Did!) | Loudoun Newborn Photographer

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Some good news to share!  We adopted a new dog, Minnie, a few weeks ago from a rescue organization called Paws for Seniors, a really wonderful non-profit group that places older dogs into homes (please go show them some love!).   Minnie is a 4-year-old Pekingese, but since Pekingese usually have long lives, I thought 4… Continue reading Newborn Portraits of Our New Dog (Oh Yes, I Did!) | Loudoun Newborn Photographer

Styling a newborn session | Loudoun County newborn photographer

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One of the things I love most about newborn photography is that I get to let my creative side out!  With a collection of over 200 newborn hats, 4 dozen tiebacks, and hundreds more wraps, blankets and props, I'm able to make every session unique. Before your newborn session, we'll talk about your color and… Continue reading Styling a newborn session | Loudoun County newborn photographer

The Truth Behind Before & After Photos | Ashburn, VA Family Photographer

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Please don't be fooled by before & after photos! As your friendly neighborhood photographer, I feel it's my responsibility to educate you on the power of good lighting!  These two photos were taken seconds apart (with my iPhone in the bathroom) - the only difference - I took two steps back into more flattering light.… Continue reading The Truth Behind Before & After Photos | Ashburn, VA Family Photographer

Terrible Twos (yeah, not so much) | Ashburn, VA Family Photography

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I don't know about you guys, but when my children were two years old, they weren't exactly what I would call "easy to work with."  😉  As a family photographer, I love working with children of all ages, but two-year-olds have to be one of the hardest ages to photograph.  They're usually pretty willful and aren't typically… Continue reading Terrible Twos (yeah, not so much) | Ashburn, VA Family Photography

Adding older siblings into newborn photos | Ashburn, VA newborn photographer

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Add siblings into your newborn's portraits with some tried and true techniques.