Custom Photo Props: Ten Years In The Making

Who would have known that when I had my daughter’s newborn photos taken, over ten years ago, that I would have this incredible company because of her entrance into this universe. For those who don’t know the story, Custom Photo Props was born when I was having photos taken of my newborn baby girl, Liliana…

Spring 2019 Trends: Newborn Photography

The spring sessions seem to be in full swing already this year, and we can’t help but be in love with some of the new trends we are seeing lately in newborn photography props! The unique bowls, the printed wraps, we love it all! To keep you up to date on all things spring in…

Best Colors For Baby’s Skin Shade & Tone: Newborn Photography

If you go into your search engine looking for the best colors for different skin tones and shades for photography, most of what you will find is how to fix skin color in Photoshop. There is a lot of information out there on how to edit and correct a newborns skin, but there really isn’t…

Photographer Spotlight – Lisa Matthis Photography

When we were looking into the next photographer to do a spotlight on, there was no better place to go than Lisa Matthis Photography. We fell in love with some winter shots she did with our pom hat, and we have always loved her work! Her interview is amazing, and she has some great advice…

Creating A Beautiful Sitter Photo Session for Your Baby Clients

Photographing any sitter session can be stressful, because let’s face it, sitters don’t sit still very well. But don’t let that discourage you first year photographers. Sitter sessions can be just as beautifully done as a newborn session; it’s a great way to capture these early years in the baby’s life. Sitter photography sessions are…

Gotta Have It or Long Gone: Newborn Photography Props

The votes are in! Well not really votes, but you know what we mean. Like every other industry with trends or fads, there are styles that just need to be left behind in newborn photography. Remember the wavy eyebrow trend of 2017? That was bad, and luckily left in the dust quickly. We asked our group of amazing photographers what trends they got to have, and what needs to be left in the dust for good.

We Continue Our Dedication To Helping Animals: Say No Go Faux

It’s that time again! As part of our Say No, Go Faux initiative, we donated to animal rescues to support animals in need. For us, vegan isn’t just a catchy tag line to add to our website. It is the way we guide our business. In 2015 we made a commitment to donate to animal…

Creating Memorable Newborn Photography Boy Studio Sets

Color and theme planning are essential components of any newborn photography business,however, stylizing a beautiful studio set for each newborn photo session can be a daunting task. Let’s face it, in newborn photography, little girls get all the glory these days! Well, we think boys deserve a little more attention! There has been a huge…

Social Media’s Effect on Photographers

Let’s face it, social media has changed a lot about the photography world. Everyone is taking pictures constantly – selfies, pet shots, baby shots, food shots… you name it. Then those photos are making their way into your Facebook and Instagram feed. With its ever-growing importance, there is a huge debate going on in the photography…

Pantone 2019 Color Predictions: Don’t Miss Out On These Trends

It is that time of the year again. We are getting ready for all the holidays, but also thinking about preparing for the new year. To help us out, the experts over at Pantone have announced their popular color predictions for 2019. We took their suggestions and applied them to photography props, so you can…