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100 days old baby photography

100 days is a wonderful age for a baby and a wonderful time to book in a photoshoot. 100 days old baby photo sessions are becoming increasingly popular. So, what is a one-hundred-day photoshoot? The 100 days is celebrated in some Asian cultures, most famously in the...

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7 Reasons to Print your Photos

In today's world, it is more important than ever to print your photos. Don't get yourself in a situation where you have thousands of unprinted photographs stored electronically that are in danger of being lost and never seen again. I feel strongly about the importance...

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Why I love flower crowns in photography

If you have ever visited my photography studio then you are probably aware that I have an impressive collection of flower crowns. Some of these I made myself and some of these were purchased especially. I like to use these flower crowns for individual photography,...

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Family is everything with newborn photography

It's a family affair! Family photos are an important part of a newborn photography photoshoot. Having professional photos taken of you and your newborn baby is a wonderful thing. I also love it when there are multiple generations present for a newborn photoshoot....

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How many images can you expect from a portrait session?

A common question that I am asked is how many images will there be to choose from in a portrait session. There are two types of portrait sessions that I focus on. There are standard studio sessions and then there are portrait sessions on location where a family might...

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Beautiful Moments in Baby Photography

I love witnessing the beautiful moments during a newborn photo session with a family. It is a wonderful part of my job that I get to help celebrate unconditional love and record it for a family. Because that’s really what a newborn photo shoot is all about – a...

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Five Reasons to Have a Photoshoot Just For You

When your children go to look for photographs of you after you have gone, what will they find? I have seen this question asked recently in a few blogs that I follow and it has really rung true with me. As a Photographer, I am ashamed to say that there aren’t too many...

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How long does a newborn photography session take?

You can expect your newborn photography session to last between two and four hours. When people ask me how long a newborn session takes, this is usually my standard answer. While I can only speak for myself, this timeframe is roughly the same for every other newborn...

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Why you should get your baby photographed at 6 months

Having a photography session for your 6 month old baby is a truly wonderful idea. By 6 months of age, your baby is very interactive and a heap of fun. Babies at 6 months usually like tummy time. Many of them can roll over. Some can sit up on their own, but really most...

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Children Photography: Ideas

If you are looking for good ideas when it comes to photographing children, sometimes you need to look no further than the home environment. Children Photography is fun, heart warming and rewarding. One of the best ideas I have when it comes to photographing children,...

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Meet the newest member of our family

I am lucky to be close to my cousin. I consider her a good friend and a pseudo sister. I know how wonderful it is to have family that you can feel connected with and share a special bond. So it was an absolute privilege to photograph my gorgeous cousin and...

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I went to Vietnam and only took one photo

Ok, so this isn't entirely true. When I went on holiday recently, I took loads and loads of photos with my Smart Phone, like the one you see above. But I only took one photograph with my Fuji X-T2, the "good camera" and the "professional" camera that I chose to take...

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Just a typical day in the life of a Newborn

What I loved most about this newborn photoshoot was the full range of emotions that we were able to capture of gorgeous baby Alexander. The highs, the lows, and lots of the in betweens. This is much like a typical day in the life of a newborn. When I look through...

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When to take newborn photos?

When is the best time to take newborn photos? Most Newborn Photographers will agree that the best time for a newborn photoshoot is in the first two weeks after your baby is born. My personal preference for a newborn photoshoot is within the first three weeks after...

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How to find newborn photographers in Melbourne

Newborn photographers in Melbourne have a variety of different styles and skills and it is important to find the style that suits you and your family best. For me, beautifully natural and simple is how I like to photograph newborns. Newborn photography is one of my...

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Playing with the Fuji X-T2

I was going through my computer today clearing out some space and I thought I'd share a couple of these family favourites. These are some family snaps of mine from Christmas time when I played with my new Fuji X-T2. I absolutely love it, and I now use it for leisure -...

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Pregnancy Portraits

A beautiful couple on a stunning autumn day and a pregnant belly waiting to pop. These area few of my favourite things! Thea and Adam are expecting their first child any day now and I had the pleasure of photographing them just before they are to become a family of...

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Newborn Photoshoot

Thinking of booking in a newborn photoshoot for the newest member of your family? We would love to hear from you. Newborn photoshoots are held within the first few weeks after your baby is born. This is when your newborn is sleeping a lot and has that freshly hatched...

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Professional Photography

Having some professional photography done for you and your family is priceless. Some photographers call it an investment. I have always disliked this term as it is used instead of the word price. When I am looking for the cost of something, I just want to find it as...

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Newborn Baby Photography Melbourne

Newborn baby photography Melbourne based in our studio in Mitcham. Our home studio caters beautifully to newborns and families of all types and sizes. When the new addition to your family arrives it is a very special time and having this captured sensitively and...

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Newborn Photography Eastern Suburbs

Offering newborn photography in the Eastern suburbs of Melbourne. Newborn photography sessions are incredibly special experiences for everyone involved. Having the special little new person in your family photographed has become an essential event for many families. I...

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What is the best age to have your baby photographed?

People often ask me what the best age is to have their baby photographed. There isn't a simple answer to this because all stages of your child's development are unique and special in their own way. It is a cliche to say that time passes quickly, but it actually does....

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Newborn Photography Studio

I love the fact that I get to cuddle newborn babies as part of my job. Having my own newborn photography studio makes my job extra enjoyable. My photography studio has the perfect amount of natural light. I am also able to set the temperature in my studio so it is...

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Pregnancy Photo Shoot

Glowing, pregnant and happy. This pregnancy photo shoot was a lot of fun. We met up in a gorgeous park one afternoon in Melbourne to help capture some memories for this fun loving family. Mum, Dad and the two big brothers couldn’t wait to meet the newest member of...

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Natural style newborn photography

Natural style newborn photography without too many props or fancy blankets is how I like to photograph babies best. While keeping it natural and simple is the style I love, I am also happy to cater to different tastes. Although only 12 days old, gorgeous Cody already...

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Candid Family Photography

If you love candid family photography like me, then these family photographs will make you smile. In fact, while I was editing the shots from this photoshoot, I found that I had a huge goofy grin on my face. What struck me about these shots was that this family have...

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Best little model a newborn Photographer could ask for

Apart from being able to cuddle newborn babies, what I love about my job the best is meeting new parents. I am continuously in awe of them. They cope so well, and seeing them with their new little miracles is a privilege. You could be the best newborn photographer in...

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Happy Christmas

We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Thank you to my wonderful clients that I have worked with this year. You have inspired me, you have made me laugh and even cry (happy tears!). It is a privilege to be asked to make memories for you and your family....

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Melbourne family photographer

Summer is the perfect time of year for you to get some family photography. It might be time for an updated family portrait, or some gorgeous candid photographs of your children. Melbourne family photographer Carmen Hibbins offers sessions on location or in her home...

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Newborn Baby Photography | Summer Special

NEWBORN BABY PHOTOGRAPHY SUMMER SPECIAL COMPLIMENTARY CANVAS PRINT WITH EVERY SESSION   Capturing the love and joy for you to remember for all time.   Carmen Hibbins is one of Melbourne's leading newborn photographers. This is a great time to take advantage of...

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Melbourne Photography | Fun family photoshoot

SUMMER SPECIAL COMPLIMENTARY CANVAS PRINT WITH EVERY SESSION   The perfect time for your family portrait session is right now!   Carmen Hibbins is one of Melbourne's leading family photographers. This is a great time to take advantage of our Melbourne photography...

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Newborn Photographer Melbourne

Newborn Photographer Melbourne Carmen Hibbins captures the beauty of your newborn baby in the first two weeks after birth. Having a newborn photography session is very special and we are honoured to be able to create beautiful works of art for our clients. We like to...

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Maternity Photographer Melbourne

Maternity photographer Melbourne, offering sessions in our studio and also on location. This beautiful lady spent many years looking after other people's children for a living until she had her first son a couple of years ago. She is now waiting on baby number two,...

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Newborn baby photos

Getting to cuddle babies all day is a huge perk of my job. And being able to create and produce some gorgeous newborn baby photos for families makes me very happy. What I also love about newborn photography is meeting these new little people, finding out a bit about...

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Baby Photos

When it comes to baby photos, everyone loves twins! For me, a twin photoshoot is always going to be amongst my favourite types of photography sessions.I love photographing natural style poses and every baby is different, even twins. While some love to curl up, others...

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Make Up Tips for Photography

One of the most common questions we get asked as portrait photographers, is how to best apply your own make-up for photoshoots. When it comes to make-up tips for photography, there is a huge variety of opinions and advice available to anyone searching on the internet....

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Family Photography Brunswick

Family photography is certainly amongst my very favourite types of sessions to photograph. This family photography session in Brunswick was so much fun. Starting at this lovely family's home, we also traveled around to some of their favourite places nearby. I believe...

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Beautiful family pictures

Now is the perfect time for some family pictures. Life moves very fast and our children grow up so quickly. It is so lovely to have the opportunity to capture you all as you are, as you were, and to have the memories. It sounds like a cliche to say it is a wonderful...

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Maternity and Newborn Photography Package

Book your maternity photography session with us and receive a Gift Certificate towards a complimentary newborn session in our comfortable home studio located in Melbourne's Eastern suburbs. Pregnancy and newborn photography is our thing and we would love to create...

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Newborn baby photography

Newborn baby photography in Melbourne with Carmen Hibbins, in our beautiful and comfy home based studio.  When they grow up, all you have are the photos and having these captured by a professional photographer is the best way to preserve the memories.  We hope you...

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Pregnancy Photos

A beautifully belly, a beautiful family and some beautiful pregnancy photos. It is really meaningful for you and your family to have a pregnancy photoshoot. A new life is joining your family and that is an incredibly special thing. Maternity photos can be taken in...

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How to photograph your own newborn

Let’s face it. All babies are cute. And you are going to love the happy snaps you take of your newborn because your baby is the cutest and most beautiful baby ever! Having said all of that, many new parents ask me for advice on how to take better photographs at home....

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