What is Lifestyle Newborn Photography? “The term lifestyle can denote the interests, opinions, behaviors, and behavioral orientations of an individual, group, or culture.” ~Wiki I have used both the words documentary and lifestyle to define my work, I have also used the words fine art as descriptions of my photography. To me, the words we […]

What Does Lifestyle Newborn Photography Mean? | Newborn Photography Workshops Elena S Blair

February 7, 2020

One thing I really want you to know is that connection starts with you. Before you can create meaningful photography you have to be able to connect to your subjects, even if you have only just met them. This may sound impossible but it’s doable. Get the know the family and be relatable. Creating connection […]

What Every Family Photographer Can Do to Create Connection During a Photoshoot

August 6, 2019

The journey of an artist is a long one. There was a time when I brought a newborn posing bag, a stock pile of props and hats, and a space heater to my newborn shoots. It took a lot of trial and error, self discovery, and facing my fears to realize that I didn’t enjoy […]

Four reasons why I don’t do traditional newborn posing

May 23, 2019

The term “Lifestyle” I wanted to talk a little bit about the term “Lifestyle” since it is one that is quite often thrown around in our industry and it is what people of use to describe my work. The words we use to describe our work matter very little in my mind. What matters is […]

What does the term “lifestyle” even mean?!

May 23, 2019

Hey there, friend! I hope you are enjoying your summer. I wanted to talk to you about something very important and that is your portfolio. There are two main things I want you to focus on when you are preparing your online portfolio. Your portfolio should be a place where you: 1. Show your best […]

How to attract high quality clients with a high quality portfolio

May 23, 2019

If you are at all familiar with my newborn work you know that it is completely “Lifestyle.” Now the words we use to define our work aren’t really important. What is truly important is the feeling behind our work. My newborn work is family and baby centered. I don’t pose my newborns on a beanbag […]

Stop doing what you “should” do and do what feels right

May 23, 2019

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