Colorful portrait of family of five sitting an a Santa Monica Beach bench during a family photo session with ArtShaped Photography and Birth Services

Fall Minis 2016

Can you all believe that the Holidays Season is just around the corner? I know, I know, we are still in the month of September, but with Fall officially starting today and almost a month of school already behind us, I think it’s time to talk about Mini Sessions.

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This family of three plus furry baby sits in the grass at a park in Santa Monica during their family photo session with ArtShaped Photography and Birth Services

Family Portrait at the Park

I love this family very much and I am very grateful we met at a park for their family portrait as we got to use the sunset in a different scenario then the beach. I love variety and challenges, because that’s where I find my inspiration to create a picture that fits its subjects and not the other way around.

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Family of five poses at Tongva park in the setting sun for ArtShaped Photography and Birth Services

Like a Wolf Pack

This week has been full on emotions and political changes that were not anticipated. Whether or not you agree with the majority of the States electing Donald Trump as the new President, here in California is no secret that we were expecting a different outcome.

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Black and white image of a placenta and its cord photographed by ArtShaped Photography and Birth Services

A Piece of Peace

Whatever you do, I hope you’ll take a minute to honor and be thankful for the service the placenta has provided to your baby for nine months. I think this is a closer step to protect children and their moms at birth and the only way we can initiate a better world and potentially heal it.

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Special Guest

This week I have the pleasure to introduce you to my wonderful birth keeper sister Dr. Grace, PT, DPT.

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Birth Photography

Shameless Cesarean Birth

I want the shame to stop.
I want mothers to feel celebrated, loved, respected and seen; no matter how they end up birthing their babies.

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Color image of mother and baby right after birth where mother kisses her baby's hand during a very emotional first look. Image courtesy of ArtShaped Photography and Birth Services
Babies Photography

The benefits of skin-to-skin after birth.

Find out the advantages of promoting skin contact between mom and baby after birth. Think of it as a lovers’ first date where the magic should not be interrupted, directed or interfered.

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