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    thanks for stopping by my lifestyle blog, i'm happy you're here! my name is beth and i am the owner + photographer of bethadilly photography. i am a momma to one + passionate picture taker. i have a guilty obsession with reality tv + live for my weekend starbucks dates with the husband. i am an instagram addict + lover of long walks through the aisles of target. i believe in the power of positivity.

    i am also the creator of the trending daily photo project called >>the bethadilly challenge<< that encourages you to photograph your everyday, by taking one photo every single day for an entire year.

    i am a momprenuer. i love to inspire moms, whether it's with how to photograph their everyday + ordinary adventures or sharing my favorite momma products. and that's what my lifestyle blog is all about. sharing my lifestyle tips to inspire you to be the photographer and momma you want to be.

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photographing newborns can be challenging, making photographing newborns with siblings just a tiny bit stressful.  not only do you have to worry about the newborn’s schedule, but you have to incorporate siblings within that timeframe so that everyone is happy and cooperative all at the same time.  that being said, photographing newborns with siblings is my absolute favorite!  it allows me to really get creative and spontaneous with my photography, while capturing some genuine emotion.

yes, it can be a little stressful trying to get everyone happy at the same time, but it makes for a really fun session because the end results are always unique.  every sibling is going to react differently to their new baby brother or sister, and it is our job to capture that emotion.  the next time you book a newborn session that includes older siblings, keep these 8 tips in mind to help minimize your stress and make your session a successful one.

need some tips on how to approach a lifestyle newborn session?  check out my 10 tips for photographing a lifestyle newborn session to get you started.

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8 Tips for Photographing Newborns With Siblings

8 Tips for Photographing Newborns With Siblings | bethadilly photography

Pack the Right Gear

before we get into the tips, let’s make sure you have the right gear in your camera bag for photographing newborns with siblings.  because there are going to be more people within the frame, i always carry my wide angle lenses, the sigma art 24mm f/1.4 lens and the nikon 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5 lens.  having a wide angle lens allows me to fit more of the surroundings of my clients home, as well as more people, inside of the frame.  the purpose of lifestyle newborn sessions is to document families within their home, so having a wide angle lens is a key factor in doing that.  i also bring my sigma 50mm f/1.4 lens, as it is perfect for both family and individual portraits.  it’s low aperture also allows me to get some detailed photos of the baby, surrounded by soft bokeh.  because i photograph my lifestyle newborn sessions with more than one lens, i carry two camera bodies, my nikon d750 and nikon d610 so that i can have a lens on each camera body and reduce wasting time by switching out lenses.

lastly, i find it helpful to bring a tripod.  this allows me to set up my shot where i would like it, while allowing me to run back and forth between my clients and my camera.  when photographing newborns with siblings, i find that i am constantly running towards the client to get my older sibling posed just right, then running back to capture the moment.  having a tripod helps ensure that my shot is always set up where i want it, despite my movement.

8 Tips for Photographing Newborns With Siblings | bethadilly photography

1. Photograph With Siblings First

i always, always, always, get my family photo taken first.  i do this because a photo of their entire family is the photo that the client truly wants and at the beginning of the session everyone is a little nervous and very cooperative, so it’s naturally a good starting point.  when arranging my session, i make sure that i take all of the photos that include siblings at the very beginning.  let’s be honest, sometimes newborn sessions take a long time because we are waiting for baby to calm down, to be changed, or be fed.  we cannot expect siblings to have the same patience that we have.  by photographing newborns with siblings at the very beginning of the session, it ensures that the sibling will be done within the first 20-30 minutes and can go play while we move onto photographing the baby with parents and individually.  while photographing siblings, be aware of attitude changes and build in breaks when necessary.

one of my main sources of posing inspiration is the design aglow posing guide for family portrait photography.  it’s a wonderful read!

8 Tips for Photographing Newborns With Siblings | bethadilly photography

2.  Play Games

playing little games with siblings can help lighten the mood and encourage cooperation because…they are having fun.  once my families are posed together, i like to play, “look at the baby.  now, look at me!”  as the families go back and forth between looking at the baby and looking at the camera, they laugh and have fun which allows me to capture some genuine emotion.  if the sibling is comfortable and willing, i also have them kiss their new baby sister or brother on the forehead and then look at me, and repeat this a couple of times.  i always make sure both the parents and sibling are comfortable doing this and never make the sibling do something that they don’t want to.

8 Tips for Photographing Newborns With Siblings | bethadilly photography

3. Give Them Choices

one thing that is really important to remember about siblings of newborns is that they have just experienced a lot of change in their life.  they now have a new brother or sister and have to share their parent’s attention with them.  this can be a little overwhelming, and confusing to them.  be sure to give them choices throughout the session, allowing them to feel like they have some control.  this will help them not only feel special, but they will cooperate more with you if they feel like they are making the choice to.  when getting ready to photograph the entire family, allow the sibling(s) to choose where they would like to sit and pose everyone around them.  most of the time i ask, “do you want to sit on mommy or daddy’s lap?”  once they make the choice, i have the other parent hold the newborn and pose them accordingly.

8 Tips for Photographing Newborns With Siblings | bethadilly photography

4. Just Go With It!

there are a lot of times when i honestly just let the sibling take a little control and i simply go with it.  listen, that is the beauty of lifestyle newborn sessions…you are photographing life as it is.  as photographers, i think we get so caught up in getting “that perfect shot” that we forget we are working with really young kiddos who are essentially in control of our session.  being able to allow them, within reason, to take control of the session and step back and document it in a beautiful way is so important.  be willing to go with it and have fun too.  don’t let a little one scurrying off the bed intimidate you, but inspire you to grab your camera and photograph the moment.

5. Give Them Attention

because my lifestyle newborn sessions take place in the clients home, it helps older siblings feel comfortable because they are in their own territory.  i like to increase that comfort by giving them special attention during the session, like having them show me around their house, show me the nursery, show me their favorite toy, etc.  again, siblings of newborns are experiencing a lot of change and sometimes, by no fault of their parents, are feeling a little left out.  sometimes giving them a little extra attention goes a long way.  it creates trust between you and the child which will encourage cooperation once it is time to bring the camera out and start the session.

8 Tips for Photographing Newborns With Siblings | bethadilly photography

6. Get Over Looking At The Camera

my favorite photos are when my clients are looking at one another instead of looking at the camera.  and honestly, my clients adore them too because they are real, honest, and capture genuine emotion.  yes, you are going to want to get a photo of the newborn and sibling looking at the camera as well, but then get over it once you have gotten it.  photograph siblings simply interacting with their new baby brother or sister, your clients will love you for it.  capture the way they look at them, taking in their tiny features.  have them look at their baby brother or sister and find their eyes, their nose, their mouth.

it’s important to remember that not all siblings will be willing to hold their new sister or brother, and that’s okay!  never force a sibling to hold a baby, sometimes they are simply not ready for it and it’s important that we respect their preferences and comfort level.

8 Tips for Photographing Newborns With Siblings | bethadilly photography

7. Lay Them Down, Photograph From Above

most of the time, siblings are willing to hold their baby brother or sister but they simply aren’t strong enough.  and sometimes parents simply aren’t comfortable allowing them to hold the baby just yet.  in moments like these, laying the siblings down together on a bed or soft surface is a wonderful way to pose them for a portrait.  have the older sibling lay down first, put an arm out, and then lay the baby in their arm.  this allows you to get them close together.  because you will be photographing from above, it is very very important that you wear a camera strap while taking these photos to ensure you do not drop your camera.

8 Tips for Photographing Newborns With Siblings | bethadilly photography

8.  Do What You Say

sometimes siblings just want to know what the schedule is going to be, so tell them!  if i notice that i have a sibling that is hesitant, getting silly, or squirmy, i will tell them exactly what five pictures i want to take with them and it helps them know what to expect. in their world, their is a lot of change occurring so sometimes letting them know exactly what is going to happen will help their comfort.  by easily saying, “let’s get a picture of you with your family and a picture of you and your baby,” you are telling them exactly what is going to happen.  by also telling them you want a picture of “them with the baby” and “them with their family” you are making it about them, instead of about the baby…which they love.  also allowing them to take a peek at your back of camera is very encouraging.  they love to see themselves and it’s instant gratification.  not only is it fun for them, but it allows them to see themselves!

on the flip side of this, you have to do what you say.  if you tell them you want to take 5 pictures, take 5 pictures.  don’t take 10 more, it will increase frustration.

photographing newborns with siblings is a lot of fun because no two sessions are ever alike and you can get really spontaneous with the photos you take.  by keeping these tips in mind and understanding the change that siblings are going through, you will be sure to have a successful session.  remember, clients simply want to remember the moment that their family grew by one more.  yes, you definitely want to get a great portrait but be sure to also document all those other little moments in between.  some of my favorite photographs ever taken were between shots.

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Letters To My Little One | Four Months Old

Letters To My Little One | Four Months Old | bethadilly photography

sunday, august 21, 2016

hello doll!

oh you just keep getting better and better.  each month i think is my favorite, but daddy and i agree that four months is the best yet!  you are developing such a sweet personality and your smiley reactions are simply the best.  you are so incredibly patient and can entertain yourself now, which is darling to watch.  knowing that each month just keeps getting better and better, we are so excited to see what is coming up in the months ahead for our family.

just like the typical baby, you are going through the 4 month sleep regression and took a step backwards in sleep.  daddy says you just love mama so much that you want to see me more often throughout the night.  you have decided that you no longer want to be swaddled because it takes your thumb away and you have decided to be a thumb sucker at 16 weeks!  it is the most darling thing i have ever seen.  you love to roll on your side, pop your thumb in your mouth and curl your legs up while you sleep.  even though we are exhausted, sometimes we gush over you as you sleep and talk about how darn cute you are.

if the walls in our home could talk this month, they would say that all we do is dote on you.  everything you do makes us smile and we say, “my gosh, she is so cute,” about thirty times a day.  you started to laugh this month and, even though it is hard to get you to giggle, when you do it is hilarious.  we always try to do the funniest things to get you to laugh, and you just smile away…probably thinking we are just plain silly!  but every once in awhile, you will bless us with a cute little chuckle and its the best sound we have ever heard.  you are darling at everything, and you are definitely darling at laughing.

on july 15th you first reached for a toy, gigi the giraffe.  since then you have become very fond of holding things.  you really love your blankie animals, and you cuddle them so tight!  you are learning how to grasp toys, some are easier to hold than others…and everything goes straight to the mouth!  this has your clean freak parents constantly running your toys through the sanitizer, you are keeping us on our toes!

we think you are in the early stages of teething so you and i went on a shopping spree for teethers this week.  any excuse for some shopping with mama!  we went for teethers and came home with yet another pair of baby skinny jeans, a cute outfit, a top, a rattle, and a peacoat that won’t fit you until you start preschool.  luckily, your daddy just laughed and said that the peacoat was particularly darling.  oh, and we bought teethers too.

you are learning to love your carseat more and more.  i think it is a patience thing and you just cuddle your sweet toys while we drive.  you usually start to fuss right when we are arriving at our destination and daddy and i look at one another like, “perfect timing, we are here!”  you are particularly fond of strolling through target, which pleases mama to no end.  we love taking an afternoon trip to target with nothing on our list, for the sole purpose of getting some fresh air as being outdoors in this humid heat isn’t allowed for you just yet.  first, we like to stop at starbucks to grab mama a tea and a brownie, then we stroll through the aisles and try (and fail) not to buy everything, and send a million selfies of us to daddy at work.  he loves getting pictures of us throughout the day as we go on our girl adventures.

you have so much to say these days!  you love it when mama copies your sounds and you are starting to say things with such expression.  i often bring out of video camera to record you talking and you love it when i play it back to you.  you love watching yourself on the video and it’s so cute watching you listen so intently.  you also love listening to nursery rhymes.  mama loves singing to you, whether it is a classic “mary had a little lamb” or a little florida georgia line.  if we aren’t waiting for daddy at the front door after work, he mostly finds us singing country music in the kitchen while we make dinner.

you were such a good party planner with mama, as we officially surprised daddy by filling the house with all of our friends for his 30th birthday.  you are so good a keeping secrets, he had no idea!  we not only invited all of his friends, but we did all the shopping and decorated the house so perfectly to surprise him on his special day.  he really loved us for it and it was such a wonderful first party for you!

it was the first party of the summer, but not the last.  we went to another party just last weekend and you were just an amazing little girl.  you enjoyed being cuddled by mommy and daddy’s friends and you amazed everyone with how calm and quiet you were. we just love taking you everywhere with us and everyone just swoons when you come through the door.

while most of our month was extremely fun, you got your very first fever after your 4 month vaccinations.  while you were still smiley and sweet, you were a tad quiet and had mama worried.  luckily your fever only lasted a very short while and you were back to being yourself.

as the summer is quickly coming to an end, we are getting more and more excited to start the holiday season with you.  we have lots of travel coming up, holiday traditions to make as a family, and more memories to make as a sweet family.  just seeing how much you have changed in just four month, we are so excited to see who you become in the months ahead.  no matter what, we know you are going to be so sweet and loving and we love you always.

i love you forever, my love!

love, mama

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oh, i am all about honestly so i will admit…when instagram stories first came out, i was super annoyed.  really?  like snapchat!?  but then i watched a few and, i have to say, i think they are pretty awesome.  and to continue being honest, i actually look forward to seeing new ones pop up on the top of my instagram feed.  it got me thinking how helpful video truly is for our society.  yes, sometimes videos are just plain silly and made for fun.  but other times, video can be an extremely helpful educational tool.  as photographers, we love sharing our talent and craft with others.  here are 5 ways that photographers can use instagram stories to share their passion for photography with their audience.

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Instagram Stories: 5 Ways Photographers Can Create Them

Instagram Stories: 5 Ways Photographers Can Create Them | bethadilly photography

1. Watch Me Edit

if there is one thing that i am fascinated by, it’s watching photographers edit.  how a photographer edits is such a personal and artistic choice, really giving the person watching a glimpse into their photography style.  try pulling up a photo in lightroom, walk your audience through how you edit it, and then post the final photo to your instagram feed.  your audience will not only love you for it, but learn a little more about you as an artist.

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2. Show Pullbacks

are you on location for a photo session or simply arranging items on a table to be photographed?  grab your phone and take a video of what is happening behind the scenes.  your audience will be fascinated by your setup or the location you choose to use, and how you will portray your current surroundings through your camera frame.  be sure to post some photos on instagram that you took during your video so everyone can see what you achieved.

3. A Peek Into Your Camera Bag

one of the most common questions photographers get asked are “what camera do you shoot with?” and “what are your favorite lenses?”  instead of taking pictures and writing it all down, grab your phone and create a video.  bring out your camera bag and show us what’s inside!

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4. Introduce Yourself

i know this sounds silly but, introduce yourself!  one of the best things about instagram stories is that we can hear one another’s voices!  after following some of my favorite photographers for years, i have always felt like i have gotten to know them through their photography.  instagram stories is just a different way to show your audience who you truly are and relate to your followers in a new way.

5. Capture What The Camera Can’t

let’s be real, there are just some times when the camera can’t capture the moment with the same emotion and excitement that a video can.  whether it is fireworks, your little one crawling for the first time, or watching someone open up a birthday gift, bring out your phone and capture a video to share with your followers.  let us get to know the real you through your voice, and not just your photography.

people follow you on instagram because they are interested in what you do, whether it is how you teach, inspire, or simply entertain them.  by using instagram stories, you are giving your audience a new glimpse into your life so have fun with it!  as always, what you post reflects you as a person and your business brand, so always keep this in mind by keeping your videos positive, fun and inspiring!

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i am a firm believer that photography projects can drastically improve your photography skill and that everyone should complete one.  when this board was sent to me by Letterfolk to share on my social media, i was immediately inspired to get out my camera and found that the board inspired a variety of photography projects.  not only do you need to snag one of these letter boards for yourself, but check out how they can inspire your photography through these 3 fun photography projects.

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Photography Projects: 3 Fun Ways to Use Letter Boards

Photography Projects: 3 Fun Ways to Use Letter Boards | bethadilly photography

not only do i love how you can completely personalize these letter boards to say anything that you want, but i love that the bright white letters against the dark felt board contrasts so nicely, making the boards photograph really well.  the creative possibilities are endless with these boards, but here are 3 photography project ideas to get you started.  plus, at the end of this post i will inspire you with even more reasons why you need one of these letter boards!

Photography Projects: 3 Fun Ways to Use Letter Boards | bethadilly photography

Monthly Milestones

these letter boards are a wonderful way to document monthly milestones with your baby during their first year.  with little babies changing so much, so quickly during the first year, being able to document their milestones and personalities on these letter boards is a wonderful way to savor these moments to remember later on.  i also love that, when placed next to your little one in a photo, the letter board provides a frame of reference to show just how little your baby is and, as they grow bigger each month, documents their growth.  simply customize the board each month to display important facts about your little one and photograph your little one with the letter board.

if you don’t currently have a little one, you can also use these boards to document the first day of school for your school aged children.  fun things to include on the board would be: name, age, grade and what they want to be when they grow up.  watching how these stats change throughout the years will be a wonderful keepsake for both you and your child.

Photography Projects: 3 Fun Ways to Use Letter Boards | bethadilly photography

Inspirational Quotes

having a letter board is a wonderful way to get your children involved with your photography.  one fun photography project idea is to encourage your kids to find inspirational quotes that are especially meaningful to them and can encourage your family.  have your kids help write the quote out on your letter board and feature the quote within a photograph that resembles those inspirational words.  think about how you can reflect those words with your photography and create a photography project based upon words that inspire you.

The Memorable Things They Say

kids say the darndest things.  we all know this to be true, and most parents even write these funny sayings down.  instead of keeping a journal of the funny things your children say, write it on a letter board and take a photo of your child with the board.  not only does this feature your sweet child’s quote, but your photo will serve as a portrait of what your child looked like at the time they said it, featuring their current personality.  trust me, you will look back on those photos and be thankful that you not only remembered the funny thing they said, but how they looked when they said it.

letter boards are such a wonderful way to inspire your family, but also serve as a wonderful photography prop.  here are some other ways you can feature letter boards in your photography:

 pregnancy announcements

birth announcements

engagement announcements

holiday salutations

weekly menu board

blog post announcements

business announcements

the best thing about these letter boards is that they can be used for such a wide variety of things.  whether you are using them personally or for your business, you can be assured that you will use them over and over again.  be sure to check out letterfolk and find the perfect board for you!

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editing with presets is a wonderful way to help you spend less time editing and more time shooting.  when you find a preset that works for you and reflects your photography style, the whole editing process becomes that much more manageable.  while presets are known to help edit with a simple click, i think there is more to editing with presets than one may think.  for me, i don’t just import my photos, apply a preset and call it good.  there is much more that goes into editing my photos and presets are just a starting point.  check out these 3 tips for editing with presets to help you make editing with presets more effective.

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3 Tips For Editing With Presets

3 Tips For Editing With Presets | bethadilly photography

clickin moms sent me their stunning film art presets for lightroom to edit images with, and let me tell you, they are really beautiful.  starting with my original image in the grid above, you will see the five presets that i found to especially reflect my editing style.  even better, the film art presets come with 14 different presets to use in lightroom, both in color and black + white.  for me, i am a very natural and clean editor.  i really love that the film presets keep the images looking natural, while enhancing them to really draw in the viewer’s eye.

while editing with presets definitely hurries up post-processing, there is a little more thought that goes into how i use presets.  when using presets, i faithfully keep the following tips in mind while i edit.

1. Use Presets As A Starting Point

never do i simply apply a preset to my photo and call it complete.  oh no, there is much more to it than that.  i think of presets as a starting point.  after importing my photo into lightroom, i will first apply a preset and then i will work my way down the right hand side editing panel in the develop module of lightroom.  once the preset is applied, i will then adjust certain elements like exposure, contrast, highlights, etc until i am satisfied with the result.

i think the main misconception about presets is that users think that presets solve everything in one click.  they think that the preset is magically going to make their photo better, without thinking about any additional adjustments.  while we all wish that were true and how lovely that would be for our time spent editing, you have to make the presets work for you and put a tiny bit more time into it.  think of it this way, every photo you take is going to be different in some way so one preset isn’t going to work the same every single time, you have to tweak it.  applying a preset to your photos is just the first step, followed by making some necessary adjustments to make the preset work for your specific image and the camera settings you used.

most of the time, we shoot the same so we apply presets the same.  but for those times when we shoot a little differently or our lighting situation differs, we have to edit with our preset a little differently.

2. One Session, One Preset

there is nothing worse than seeing a collection of photos from one session that looks mix matched, with each photo having a different white balance, contrast, or exposure.  one of the main reasons why this happens is because photographers tend to use a variety of different presets on one session or collection of photos taken in the same setting, causing the images to unrelate to one another.  when editing a session, or editing a collection of related images, choose one color preset and one black + white preset, and edit with those only.  by using one preset, you are ensuring that your images look cohesive and that will create visual flow throughout the collection.  when you edit your photos the same way, you are ensuring that your photos flow and reflect one photography style, instead of looking jumbled and unflattering next to one another.

3. Use Similar Presets

think of your photography style as a whole when you are thinking about presets and choose presets that reflect your style the best.  when i use presets, i only use one or two because i want my portfolio to look cohesive.  for my style, i know that i only want to use presets that are natural and minimal in editing because they reflect my style the best.

while i don’t recommend using a lot of different presets, if you do then i would encourage you to make sure that the variety of presets that you use relate to one another well.  if you use too many presets, you are going to lose your sense of style because your portfolio is going to take on a different look with each preset that you apply.  instead, choose a couple presets that are very relatable for one another and stick with them.  choose presets that are similar in exposure, white balance, and contrast so that your images all take on a united look.

editing with presets is a wonderful way to not only streamline your editing process, but to ensure that you are creating images that resemble one style.  different presets work differently for each photographer because we are all unique to our own style.  the presets that work for one photographer, may not work for another photographer and that’s okay!  finding a preset that resembles you as an artist is a personal choice and will be different for everyone because we are all unique with our photography style.

be sure to browse the click & co store for some beautiful presets that will help you reflect your photography style and streamline your editing process.

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  • Silvina - I love editing really and would love to become private editor, soon, to photographers who would love to spend more time shooting :)
    I think is a great help and I like to do my own actions and presetsReplyCancel

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