Harrisburg Baby Photographer

April 15, 2021
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Harrisburg Baby Photographer

Harrisburg Baby Photographer Tisha Landrum documents Callie’s 8 month milestone portrait session in the Camp Hill, PA Studio.  This Harrisburg PA baby photographer specializes in first year milestones.  Tisha Landrum photography is located in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania.  Callie was wearing an adorable hand made outfit from Lavender & Moss.  You can find her on Facebook.  Callie’s purple romper outfit was hand made and the hand felted pink fur is from Jessica Kandi.  

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What Are The Milestones?

Your baby will have many major achievements during the first year.  These achievements are called developmental milestones.  These important first year milestones include rolling over, sitting up, standing and possibly walking.

Smiling & Laughing

By around 2 months of age, your baby will smile in response to you! The sound of your voice or the sight of your face is often all it takes to trigger your baby’s irresistible grin.  By 4 months, you can look forward to another sound, possibly the sweetest you’ll ever hear — your baby’s laughter. The best part is how easily a baby laughs. Silly faces, tickling, and peek-a-boo are usually more than enough to set off lots of squeals and giggles.

Sitting Up

How different the world looks when you’re not stuck on your belly! Around 5 or 6 months, most babies can sit up with support — either by resting on their hands in front of them or by leaning on pillows or furniture. Babies can usually sit alone steadily by 7-9 months.

Crawling

If you have an 8-month-old, you may want to put your gym membership on hold. You’re about to get plenty of exercise chasing your suddenly mobile baby around the house. By 9 months, most babies crawl using both hands and feet, though some babies never crawl, preferring to creep or wriggle instead. Crawling is not an essential baby milestone, and infants who choose to scoot or creep still tend to reach other milestones on schedule.

Eating Finger Food

Just when spoon-feeding begins to lose its luster, babies are ready to feed themselves. Between 9-12 months, babies develop better control over their hands and fingers, making it easier to grab small objects — like finger foods! Unfortunately, babies this age love to explore taste and texture, so food is not the only thing they’ll try to pop into their mouths. Environmental safety should, therefore, become a big parental concern at this age.Babies Grow Up So Fast

It is just so important you don’t miss a beat when it comes to finding your first year milestones photographer.  Tisha Landrum is committed to helping you capture all these precious moments and more.  The first year of your babies life goes by so quickly.  Don’t miss out on making special memories and preserving them!

Click here to contact Tisha today to plan your first year milestones photography sessions!

 

Newborn Photographer

April 11, 2021
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You’ve chosen a photographer!

Tisha Landrum is a Camp Hill, PA Newborn Photographer.  Tisha provides some insight on a few things your newborn photographer wants you to know.  You’ve chosen a baby photographer and can’t wait to get photos of the precious new addition to your family! But if you’ve never had a newborn session before, you may not be sure what to expect from the experience. That’s why I want to let you know a few things that photographers wish all their clients knew. 

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Just as every family is different, no two babies are exactly alike. One newborn might be perfectly comfortable posed laying on her belly, while another might absolutely hate it. Your photographer will work with you and your newborn to find the positions they’re most comfortable in and will definitely not force your baby into any poses they aren’t willing to do. 

Pinterest images can be challenging.


You may have a Pinterest board full of adorable newborn photos, but they might not all work well for your little one or your nursery setup. You may need a specific prop, or your photographer may need a certain kind of lighting equipment to make the image turn out the way you’d like. But, if you have some favorite images you want to recreate, talk to your photographer well in advance so they can do their best to make it happen! 

We’ve seen it all.


If your baby pees on the photographer’s set, throws a fit, or just wants to nurse the whole session, don’t be embarrassed. Chances are your photographer has experienced everything from poop all over their props to being peed on. As a newborn photographer, this is their everyday life, and they’re totally understanding. After all, your baby’s needs come before your photos. So, don’t feel like you have to apologize for every little thing that goes wrong. Your photographer is there to support you and work with you. 

Newborn Photographers have a lot of tricks up our sleeves.


It can be tempting to swoop in and pick up your newborn as soon as they start crying, but most photographers know a variety of ways to sooth little ones. It’s important for parents to use their newborn session as a time to relax and to trust the photographer. If your baby is truly upset and can’t be calmed down, we’ll be sure to pass them on to you for feeding, diapering, or comfort. 

You should feel free to take a break.


As the parent of a newborn, you probably haven’t had a moment to yourself in a while. Well, your photo session is the perfect chance to just sit back and relax. Most of the images will be of your baby, so you get to sit on the sidelines, have a cup of coffee, and maybe finally check your email or return some phone calls. And no judgment if you doze off during the session! I’ll wake you when I need you. 

We want you to share our photos.


Photographers take images for you to cherish and enjoy, and we want you to share them! Post those photos of your newborn all over social media and send to family and friends. We want our images to be seen! Just be sure to credit your photographer when you share their images on Facebook or Instagram and feel free to recommend them to other expecting parents! 

Our work doesn’t end with your session.


Since everyone has a camera on their phone these days, photographers hear a lot about how anyone can take a photo. But a professional does so much more than simply click a button. We set up backdrops and lighting, and we know all the tricks of the trade to make your photos turn out amazing. And once the session is over, we spend hours editing your photos to make them the absolute best they can be, providing you with images you’ll cherish for a lifetime. 

Click HereContact Tisha to contact Tisha & plan the perfect newborn session for your baby!

Baby Photography

April 9, 2021
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This little darling’s mom was looking for Baby Photography.  She came to me for a Studio Session.  Luke was absolutely perfect!  This little cutie and his mom & daddy came to see me for newborn portraits last May.  He was so adorable and sweet.  They booked my “Grow With Me Package” which documents their milestones over the first year of their life.  Milestones like crawling, sitting up, laughing, clapping, & my favorite blowing raspberries! I was so impressed with how well he did for his 9 month portrait photography session.  Truly a pro!

Studio Portrait Sessions

As a Harrisburg Children’s Photographer I take much pride in offering baby photography Portrait sessions for babies of all ages. I love baby photography.  If you know me personally the passion I have for children really shows! I have one little boy myself. Watching & capturing him grow through the years is something I will forever cherish. That love and pure innocence of my baby boy is something I love to capture for my clients for their own babies.

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Connecting with your child

A few minutes after our meeting this sweetheart she did start to smile! I did have to enlist some help from my trusted sidekick (my son Ethan). Ethan jumped around behind me and helped me to get her to smile!  I love that I have that power to capture these beautiful expressions for mom & dad.  Little smirks and shy smiles are so sweet and innocent. That is what I want to capture with my portrait photography. I try not to pose too much and let your child behave in their way. I simply allow them to be the sweet, perfect, child that they are because that is how you will want to remember them.

Tell your story with me

I am your story teller. I am here to capture the story of your children, the first few days when he/she is sleepy, squishy and curling up as if still in the womb. The first smile, flaky skin, wispy hair, wrinkly toes, fuzzy little shoulders and sweet button nose. When they take their first steps, the way they look up at you.  All the beautiful smiles & adorable faces.

These are your memories that have only just begun. It is my passion to create beautiful and timeless images of your perfect children. Each and every one is a complete inspiration.

Thank you for stopping by! I am a Harrisburg Pa Child Photographer. Tisha Landrum Photography is located in Camp Hill, PA.  I would like to personally welcome you to my blog. I specialize in Child Photography as well as custom Newborn photography, Maternity, Baby and High School Senior photography here in the Harrisburg area. My approach and style to newborn photography is fresh, organic and timeless. I am available for on location and studio sessions in the Harrisburg Pennsylvania area. Click here to contact me about booking your photography session today!

Harrisburg Maternity Photographer

April 1, 2021
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When Do I Book My Maternity Session?

Tisha Landrum is a Harrisburg Maternity Photographer.  Congratulations on your pregnancy, I bet your wondering when to take maternity photos!  You’re planning and preparing to welcome your little one into the world and sharing the joy of your news with family and friends. 

Having maternity photos taken may seem like just another thing to add to your growing to-do list, but a portrait session can serve as a reminder of how beautiful and amazing your pregnant body is. Maternity photos can help you document and remember your pregnancy journey not just in the months before giving birth, but for years to come. 

Not sure when to schedule your maternity session? That’s why this super helpful Harrisburg Maternity Photographer –> Tisha Landrum, put together a few tips to help you know when is the best time to photograph your baby bump. 

Harrisburg PA Maternity Photographer Schedule your session in your second trimester


The best time to take maternity photos is during your seventh or eighth month of pregnancy or around 35 weeks. Once you’ve entered your third trimester, your belly begins to develop more of a nice round shape that’s perfect for showing off in photos. In addition, at this point in your pregnancy, your baby will not yet have begun to move downward, which means your belly will be higher and create that perfect maternity silhouette. 

Schedule your session too early, and your bump may not be as pronounced as you’d like. And if you have photos taken after your eighth month, chances are you’ll be too uncomfortable to pose and smile. For that reason, avoid taking your maternity photos near the end of your pregnancy, after 36 weeks. 

Plan an earlier shoot if you’re expecting multiples


If you’re expecting twins—or even triplets—schedule your maternity session for your second trimester. Your baby bump will appear bigger in the second trimester if you’re carrying more than one child. A good estimate is to take your maternity photos around 24 weeks while you can still move around fairly easily. 

Keep an eye on that baby bump


While the seventh or eighth month is generally a good time to take your maternity photos, remember that every woman and every pregnancy is different. Pay attention to the changes in your body and the shape of your growing baby bump to know when is the best time for you to step in front of the camera. 

If this is your first pregnancy and you’re not sure what signs to be on the lookout for, take regular photos of your bump to see how it looks. Many women like to track the progress of their pregnancy with regular baby bump photos, and these images are a simple way to keep track of your changing body and better plan out when to do your maternity session. 

Err on the side of caution


If you’re uncertain about when exactly to schedule your maternity shoot and you want to make sure you book your desired photographer, go for an earlier session rather than a later one. The more advanced your pregnancy, the more exhausted and uncomfortable you’ll be. It will be harder for you to move around, change positions, and switch outfits for a photo session. So, if you feel like your baby bump is looking great at six months instead of seven or eight, go ahead and do those maternity photos! Better to take your images early than too late 

Just like with most things in life, maternity photos are all about timing. Choosing the right time to schedule your maternity session will help ensure that you’re looking and feeling your best, allowing you to have images marking this huge, wonderful change in the life of your family.

Now that you know When to Take Maternity Photos Contact Tisha now to book a consultation!

Hershey PA Family Photographer

March 25, 2021
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Senior Portrait Session

Tisha Landrum is a Hershey PA Family Photographer.  Collette contacted me origionally to photograph her Hershey High School Senior Emily.  Emily’ Senior Portrait Session was pretty stellar.   Emily is graduating from Hershey High School in the Class of 2021…  Whoah did I just type that year?  I can’t believe it’s almost the year 2021!  Any way, Collette wanted to do an add on with her other daughter Sophie and make a day of it!  Well we definitely did!

I was so honored that Emily & her Mom chose me to be the one to preserve these memories for them.  Emily’s Senior portraits will be an amazing memory for her & the family portraits will be for her mother as well.  I can’t wait to see how beautiful their Italian canvases are when they arrive in a week or two.  Honestly seeing how much fun the ladies had getting photos done was awesome!  They were all so polite & they loved the experience.

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When we arrived at the Broad Street Market in Harrisburg, PA we started taking pictures against the brick wall.   Then we began to walk in Mid Town Harrisburg.   We found a ton of really awesome Murals.  We had to make sure to incorporate them in the photo shoot.  There was a lot of great options.   We also ventured to City Island on the river where we took some time to get some more great shots on the walking bridge.

Album Design

Emily, her Mom & I sat down to design an amazing grouping of Italian Canvases for their wall that I know they will have for many years.  The Canvases are made in Italy from a company called Graphi Studio.  Let me tell you the quality is exquisite.   Stay on the lookout for a video and photos of this super cool canvas grouping on my social media pages.  It is something truly unique and I am proud to be offering something to my clients that they really love and appreciate.

Tell Your Story

For my Hershey Families that come to me I love to incorporate whatever they feel really tells the story of them. I like to tell who they are now.  Show the things they’re involved in now.  Show a glimpse of who they’ll be in the future.    I had so much fun creating these portraits for them!

Have Fun!

As your Harrisburg & Hershey PA Family Photographer I am excited to work with you!  I pride myself on giving seniors a portrait experience that is different than most photographers in our area.  Every family that comes to me requests one thing.   They want their pictures to be more personal and unique than what is offered by the large studios in the Greater Harrisburg, PA and Central, PA Area.  You are different and your pictures should reflect that!

Getting To Know You

My favorite part of my job is getting to know who you are. It is so important to me to give you my undivided attention. I won’t rush you through your session. The years will go by quickly and I want you to enjoy the experience and not just feel like it’s one more thing to check off your list.  Family portraits are a wonderful way to stop for a moment.  Take a deep breath, and let me capture who you are and how much love you and your family have for one another. I am now booking family portrait sessions for March of 2021 and beyond!

Click here to contact me about booking a session.

Hershey PA Photographer

March 11, 2021
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Senior Portrait Session

Tisha Landrum is a Hershey PA Photographer.  Emily’s Senior Portrait Session was pretty stellar.   Emily & her mom contacted me a few months ago!  Emily is graduating from Hershey High School in the Class of 2021…  Whoah did I just type that year?  I can’t believe it’s almost the year 2021!  Any way, Emily has this unique look.  She is super tall.  She almost reminds me of a 1940’s Model!

I was so honored that Emily & her Mom chose me to be the one to preserve these memories for her.  Emily’s Senior portraits will be an amazing memory for her.  I can’t wait to see what type person she will become.  Honestly seeing how enthused she was about getting photos done with me reminded me of when I was her age!  She was so polite & she loved the experience.

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