Newborn Baby in Lakewood // Cleveland Newborn Photographers

As I mentioned in my last post, I'm not considered amongst the Cleveland newborn photographers. I've been a wedding photographer for so long, my clients don't really consider me for newborn photography. But, while I absolutely love photographing weddings, I am a photographic artist first and foremost. Luckily for me, my past bridal clients, Ryan and Marianne,  understood this and contracted me to document the birth of their first child. For my birth photography…

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First Birth Photographed, Second Child // Cleveland Birth Photography

I had never done birth photography. Birth photography is the documentation of the labor and delivery of a mom and baby. I've been a wedding photographer for 20 years and that has been my main focus and passion. But current events have me headed towards marketing birth photography and maternity photography. It wasn't until a past client contacted me to inquire if I knew anyone that could photograph the birth of her first child.…

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Professional Photography of a Professional Photographer’s Child

Since I got into professional photography years ago, I've always felt passionately about it being used, not only as an art form,  but also as historical documentation. I am, primarily, a wedding photographer in Cleveland, so it only makes sense that that legacy portion of my work would hold such weight. But it wasn't until I became a father back in 2016 (10/25/16!!) when our son, Elliot, was born just how important that sense…

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