Tips from the Pros


If you look at the photographers’ work you admire, you will find that they have found a particular place or subject, and then have dug deep into it, and carved out something that is special. - Steve McCurry

Image by Birthbound Instructor Cat Fancote



How to be a birth photographer, by Michelle Garey of A Birth Revered

Tips For Allies: Diversifying Your Portfolio, by Chinelle Rojas of Birth United

The Top 10 Reasons Not To Become A Birth Photographer (Or 10 Things To Mull On As You Contemplate The Life Of A Birth Photographer), by Rebecca Coursey

Working with a backup, by Sarah Boccolucci 

Back up, back up, back up! by Andrea Lythgoe of Maternal Focus

How to photograph in low light, by Jaydene Freund of Cradled Creations

How to build a birth portfolio, by Laura Eckert of New Creation Photography

Pricing, by Laura Paulescu of Crowned Photography

Cesarean Birth, by Andrea Lythgoe of Maternal Focus

Tips for Being allowed in the OR, by Brooke Walsh of Peace Love Babies

Photographing a Loss, by Sarah Boccolucci

To be or not to be a Flasher, by Leilani Rogers, Photographer

Flash or No Flash? by Sarah Boccolucci

How to book more clients, by Sarah Boccolucci

What’s in your bag? by Sarah Boccolucci

Getting out the door for a birth when you’ve got children, by Sarah Boccolucci

Lightroom FAQ, by Andrea Lythgoe of Maternal Focus

Saying no is an essential business skill, by Andrea Lythgoe of Maternal Focus

(Burn Out) Dear Photography, It's Not You, It's Me, by Neely Ker-Fox

Nurturing Creativity, Ideas and You, by Leilani Rogers, Photographer

The “Successful” Birth Photographer, by Leilani Rogers, Photographer

(Media Exposure) To the Bloggers and Writers That Don't Ask Permission to Feature my Photos, by Leilani Rogers, Photographer

The Childless Photographer, by Michelle Garey of A Birth Revered

Birth Photographer Mindfulness, by Nicole Burmeister of Nicoleinbold LLC



Hiring a birth photographer? Ask them these 8 questions first!, by Milk and Hannah

Why You Should Hire a Birth Photographer, by Team Whitaker

Why is birth photography so expensive? by Leilani Rogers, Photographer

Hiring a birth photographer, by Amanda McGhee of Kimberlin Gray Photography

Birth Photography: The Epitome of Narcissism? by Michelle Garey of A Birth Revered

Five Tips For Preparing For Your Lifestyle Newborn Session, by Sarah Boccolucci


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