What is Lifestyle Photography?

From family photos to birthdays, maternity photos to milestone photos—lifestyle photography is perfect to capture the special moments in your life! Lifestyle photography is any photo session taken that captures a stage in life. But also isn’t your typical newborn, engagement or wedding photos. Below we’ll dive more into what you should remember about doing a lifestyle session and some tips to make it one to remember!

Why is lifestyle photography important?

Besides having so much fun as a family in front of the camera, lifestyle photography is so much more laid back. Making your session and everyone involved much more relaxed. This allows for more candid photos with running around, roaming and letting little ones do what they want. Which leads to a happier time for everybody! With this type of photography you are able to capture the true nature of a family, couple, etc. You can see the raw love, appreciation and nurturing acceptance within your families/couples.

How to make the best out of your lifestyle photos.

Some things to remember when taking lifestyle photos are:

  • Keep them to 1-hour sessions (I have found this is the best time frame to get the best photos, especially when kiddos are involved)
  • Make sure to shoot 1-hour PRIOR to sunset (you want that gorgeous glow!)
  • Location is everything! Choose a beautiful field or meadow—they’re always a people pleaser!

The golden hour light and sun flares in this families session were unreal! Mama was so happy when she saw their gallery that she couldn't even believe it was her family!

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If you would like to have a photography session at this location, or somewhere else in the Greater Boston or MetroWest area —contact us! We specialize in newborns, children, and families. Outdoor Lifestyle Sessions are perfect for: families, maternity, engagements or any type of celebration! We can’t wait to work with you and your family!

While you’re at it, take a peek at Blush Baby Photo’s Outdoor Lifestyle Gallery.