I’m so excited to share the first images from my new studio in Point Breeze!  This is Jack, who spent his first year doing the Baby Plan with me so we are good buddies already!

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We tried a little natural light shooting in the sitting room, where Jack showed off his 412 style in a tee from Commonwealth Press.

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I thought that he looked pretty handsome in these black & white images!

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You’re so cool, Jack!  Happy 2nd birthday!

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Are you looking for a creative studio portrait of your baby or child in Pittsburgh?  Powder Blue Photography offers studio portraits of babies & kids as well as family portraits in and around the city of Pittsburgh.  Please contact Missy to schedule a studio Little Session for your kiddos!

I was happy to be shooting many lifestyle family portrait sessions this winter!  This is such a sweet and different type of portrait session than the outdoor fall family sessions that are so very popular with my clients.

mother and child snugglingWe shot this session on a gorgeous snowy day so the light was bouncing all around the room and I used only window light for this session.  I almost always use some sort of supplemental fill lighting buchild jumping on a bed

This mom has done several sessions with me in the past and is a pro at styling, she had a simple, neutral, fresh backdrop ready for me in one of the bedrooms, perfect for  a little jumping on the bed action!

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Even though it was the middle of the day, the sun was low enough and the snow reflective enough that I got a couple of cute shots of these two outside, love it.

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Thank you C family!  I always love seeing you. 🙂

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Baby Claire is #2 for this family, whose newborn baby girl I photographed just a couple years ago!

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Claire’s family prefers a simple & clean portrait session for the newborn portraits, which is perfect for my uncluttered style.  We shot this session in my Pittsburgh photography studio.

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Big sister Quinn brought her bunny along, which adds a touch of personality to some of these sibling shots!  pittsburgh newborn photographer. simple, natural newborn portrait in studio on a white backdrop. baby girl. no props.pittsburgh newborn photographer. simple, natural newborn portrait in studio on a white backdrop. baby girl. no props.pittsburgh newborn photographer. simple, natural newborn portrait in studio on a white backdrop. baby girl. no props.pittsburgh newborn photographer. simple, natural newborn portrait in studio on a white backdrop. baby girl. no props.

Studio portraits always usually look nice in black & white because of the higher contrast & directional lighting.

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Thanks so much for inviting me to capture this time for you!  🙂

More from this session here:

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Missy Timko is the photographer behind Powder Blue Photography, a boutique photography studio located in Pittsburgh, PA. She specializes in newborns, maternity, families, seniors, and headshots. Missy’s style is simple, natural, and clean, both posed and lifestyle photography with beautiful natural backdrops, and Missy also runs a studio in the West End Village in Pittsburgh.  There are many session options, from full length custom sessions to quick updates of just the kids, inside the studio or outside in a beautiful natural or urban location in Pittsburgh.  Contact Missy for availability.

Laura called me about a Pittsburgh maternity photography session, and said she felt great being pregnant and wanted to capture the energy of the Brookline neighborhood where she lives.  We got the MOST PERFECT WEATHER on this day–around 70, clear, so lovely.  Right now (as I am writing this), it’s 20 degrees and snowing, just a couple weeks later.  Pittsburgh!!!

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She sent me some great snapshots of the streets where we ended up shooting, and I said “yaaaaaas!!!”  I love a location that has meaning to my client and has qualities I look for–great lighting, deep space, and interesting details (like these awesome stairs.

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The rest of this session is here:

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Missy Timko is the photographer behind Powder Blue Photography, a boutique photography studio located in Pittsburgh, PA. She specializes in newborns, maternity, families, seniors, and headshots. Missy’s style is simple, natural, and clean, both posed and lifestyle photography with beautiful natural backdrops, and Missy also runs a studio in the West End Village in Pittsburgh.  There are many session options, from full length custom sessions to quick updates of just the kids, inside the studio or outside in a beautiful natural or urban location in Pittsburgh.  Contact Missy for availability or call 412-559-3889.

Welcome to baby Imran and congratulations to his overjoyed family!  We shot this lifestyle newborn photography session at the family home in Fox Chapel (Pittsburgh).

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You know I LOVE a newborn baby and a pet!  Bentley the cat was happy to oblige me. 🙂

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This little guy had not one but two grandmas in town (on a resident and one Pittsburgh for an extended visit)!  All the grandparents fussed over this little sweetie, who is full of personality and expression at just a week old!  So  many smiles, which of course they are are not “real” smiles at this age but I beg to differ!

Wonderful meeting you and your loving family, baby Imran!

See more of the family and the rest of this session in this video:

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Missy Timko is the photographer behind Powder Blue Photography, a boutique photography studio located in Pittsburgh, PA. She specializes in newborns, maternity, families, seniors, and headshots. Missy’s style is simple, natural, and clean, a mix of slightly posed and lifestyle photography with beautiful natural backdrops, and Missy also runs a studio in the West End Village in Pittsburgh.  There are many session options, from full-length custom sessions to little sessions, inside the studio or outside in a beautiful natural or urban location in Pittsburgh.  Contact Missy for rates and availability.

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