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What is lifestyle newborn photography?

“Lifestyle photography is a kind of photography that aims to capture portrait/people in situations, real-life events or milestones in an artistic manner and the art of the everyday. The primary goal is to tell stories about people’s lives.”

Lifestyle newborn photography has a special place in my heart because it incorporates so much of your personal story. You can add elements about who you are and what stage of your life you’re in. With lifestyle photography, your portraits become that much more personal and meaningful. Often times, little details make it into your portraits that you will forget about. When you look back on your lifestyle newborn photography, you will notice the small changes you have been through. Sometimes, it’s your home that has changed. Sometimes it’s a certain expression you used to make. In many cases, change appears gradually and we don’t notice that a part of ourselves has been replaced with something new. That is one of the reasons Photography is so powerful.

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Babies change every day …

When I meet my Client’s every few months for their Your Baby’s First Year photography bundles, it boggles my mind each time how quickly babies grow. I realize that is an obvious thing to say, but no matter how many newborns I work with it amazes me each time. I met with this Mama and her baby for his indoor/outdoor lifestyle newborn photography session one morning. Then, a few weeks later when we got together for their Viewing and Ordering appointment, he had already grown so much. He was holding his head up, smiling, making his baby noises. In a few short weeks, he went from being a newborn to being an infant. His Mama was so happy we did portraits before he grew so much. She has his tiny little details documented forever and feels lucky that he will be able to see them when he is older.

Indoor or outdoor lifestyle newborn photography? 

Whichever you feel suits you best, go with that. Or we can do both. Indoor newborn photography is nice because you do not even have to leave your house. Sometimes, doing your portraits in your home makes things easier. Especially while you figure out your new routines. Lifestyle newborn photography works well in your home because we can incorporate meaningful objects/blankets/toys into the photos. Including little mementos in your lifestyle newborn photography adds an extra specialness to them. 

Outdoor lifestyle newborn photography is great for families who embrace the weather and love being in nature. Golden BC is home to three mountain ranges and two rivers. There are unlimited outdoor lifestyle newborn photography locations here. My favourite times to photograph outside are in the Spring before the bugs arrive, sunny Winter mornings after a snowfall, and late Fall when the leaves turn.

Often times for lifestyle newborn photography sessions, we do a mix of indoor and outdoor portraits. It’s a great way to incorporate how your home and baby changes throughout Your Baby’s First Year.

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Thinking about your own lifestyle newborn photography?

Lifestyle newborn photography or any other Your Baby’s First Year portrait sessions make great gift ideas. If you are looking for a gift for your friend, family, or co-worker, you can use The Gift Registry

You can read more about Your Baby’s First Year FAQ here or you can find prices and what is included here. Everything you could possibly need to know can be found in detail in The Client Guide too.

To inquire about Your Baby’s First Year, Birth Photography, or Candid Family Sessions, send an e-mail directly to or submit the form below. I can’t wait to hear from you. 



Hi there, my name is Jena. I am a Professional Photographer in Golden British-Columbia.

When I am not being a Photographer, I can be found spending time in our garden, at the park with our dog Murphy, and biking/skiing The Rocky Mountains.

Gardening tips and newborn photography inquiries are accepted equally. Thanks for being here, I can’t wait to hear from you.