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I'm Steph, Philadelphia's Natural Newborn Photographer serving young families and expecting Mother's in Bucks County, the Main Line and Philadelphia areas.

These are lifestyle photos, using natural light, guided prompts and natural engagement among the people you love to create modern and unexpected portraits for your family.

My sessions are child-led as we capture the feeling of this time in a natural, organic way.

With a newborn baby, two toddlers and a working husband, the booking process needs to be easy and efficient… Welcome Guides give the lay of the land for our session and reminds clients how we will spend our time together. Style Guides for each season are sent, regardless of how many times we have worked together (It is super convenient to have a recent email with styling suggestions so you do not have to go digging every time!). A client portal is established for all digital signing of documents. a booking calendar is sent for you to visualize and find a time that works best for your family. Invoices with digital payment links are sent right to your email. Digital delivery of your edited gallery is ready for you to download in full resolution size (for printing) and web size for sharing via text messages and social media… all with the click of a button. Your favorite images are then sent to the print shop and arrive wrapped and at your door.

Newborn Photos at Home Philadelphia
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Philadelphia Newborn Photography

There is no other place to photograph newborns than the comfort and realness of your own space and home.  The simplicity of natural newborn photography leaves your baby and your emotions at the center.  No props, no distractions, so fluff.  Adding other children into the mix gives even more reason to stay at home, be […]

Candid Family Photos
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Ten Reasons Why the Photographer Should Come to You for Newborn Photos

“Photographing with Steph feels natural and she always makes it fun. My husband has always looked at professional photography like a chore because we were made to pose and do things that make us feel awkward and not like us. Then we found Steph!! We were genuinely laughing and having a good time together. She played music to set the mood for us and my kids asked to take her home with us.” – Tina H.

Family Photos Philadelphia
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Photography with Toddlers and Children

Birth Centers are blend of the at home-feel and care, while also being close to (or in) a hospital. You will be surrounded by medical professionals, with home-like care and more options for pain management. You will have access to showers, birthing tubs and space to walk and move around freely. Following a midwife model for delivery and care, they are also less likely to intervene during birth, allowing a more natural progression and a much less percentage of cesarean deliveries than hospitals.

Philadelphia Birth Centers
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Best Birth Centers | Philadelphia

When is the last time you, yes yooouuuuu, were in a photo with your children? And not a selfie at the zoo kind of a picture, but a beautiful, connected, loving photo with your children. As a Mom, you are trying to do it all, wearing about 16 different hats a day and getting into photos with your babies might be at the very bottom of your list, if it makes your list at all. I know you have thousands of images of your littles ones doing thousands of things. I am sure you have plenty of photos and videos of your partner sharing time with your babies, but not all of us are documented with our families. Here is your push to get in the photos.

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Three Reasons to hire a Photographer

Each month I will feature a local Philadelphia family to share the inspo behind their nursery. If you are looking to a hire a newborn photographer in the Philadelphia area and you have a nursery you are proud of, be sure to mention that you would like some photos of the interior of the nursery as well. Tell your photographer what is important to you, so you can get capture photos that bring you back to this time in your life.

Woodland Themed Nursery
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Inspo for Woodland Themed Nursery | Philadelphia, PA

Your home is enough. Candid photography is a close-to-real reflection of milestones in your life, with family photos that are less posed captured in an artful way.  Our goal is to tell your story and shine light and feeling on the loving connection among your family.  We use guided prompts to help you engage with your family and children in a natural way.  Sometimes just letting your family be themselves, gives you the most unique collection of moments.

Candid Family Photos
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Candid Indoor Family Photos Bucks County PA

No props.  No distractions.  Just you in your own space, at your own pace.  Newborn photos are intimate, emotional and a celebration of this new chapter in your life.  For that reason, the more simple the photos, the more connection and emotion become the focus of your session. Newborn photographs are typically taken in the […]

Newborn Photos at home with a simple style
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Simple Newborn Photography, Newtown Square PA

Hands down, the best part of your photographer coming to your home in the winter is that you get to stay cozy, warm and relaxed.  There is no braving the winter cold with a new baby and no stress of traveling in inclement weather.  Grab a tea, relax in bed for a bit longer and let the photographer come to you.

Our goal with natural newborn photography is to have a true representation of this time in your life.  For that reason, I encourage most winter newborn Mamas to go the more warm, casual route for their photography session.

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WINTER NEWBORN PHOTOS: WHAT TO WEAR

The best part of taking your newborn pictures in your own home is that you can include your four legged babies, too. Watching the bond between your fur baby and your new baby unfold can be the most beautiful thing. That is why puppies, dogs, cats, kitten and all family pets are always welcome to join the photos. In the session below, you’ll find these two goldens loving every minute of their maternity and newborn debut.

Maternity and newborn photos with dogs
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Bucks County Newborn Photographer

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STEPH KINES

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