The Best Family Portrait Poses

Central Park family portrait for an article on the best family portrait poses

Squeeze out some smiles from any family member with this list of the best family portrait poses by NYC family photojournalist, Kelly Williams.

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Modern Maternity Portrait Tips

Portrait of pregnant woman and her husband with his arm around her shoulders for article on maternity portrait tips

Go Beyond Belly-Cupping For most moms-to-be, the maternity portrait session is a tricky affair. How do you take a good photo when you are not feeling the most comfortable?  Further, how do you strike a balance between showing off the miraculous state of your body without making your stomach the entire star of the show?  […]

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How to Have a Nontraditional Baby Shower

Father and mother-to-be at a nontraditional baby shower

When you think about baby showers, the common conception is a dainty event attended only by women with sickly sweet pastel colors everywhere. But what if you re-imagined your baby shower as a chic, urban party where all of your friends – regardless of gender – actually wanted to attend? Divya and Abhinav’s baby shower […]

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A Manhattan Mother-To-Be Maternity Shoot

Manhattan parents-to-be by photojournalistic maternity photographer, Kelly Williams

I had the pleasure of photographing Alexandra’s maternity portrait today in Manhattan, and wanted to share with you all of the details from the shoot.  (Or as I like to call it, what to have ready when the photojournalistic maternity photographer arrives at your door.)

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Melanie & Jalani’s Maternity Shoot

Parents-to-be sitting on bed by Queens maternity photographer

If you are a resident of New York City, then you know it seems to rain (or at least be overcast) all the time in winter.  Sadly, it rained all day for Melanie and Jalani’s recent maternity shoot thereby preventing any outside shots.  But bad weather did not deter this Queens maternity photographer!  The photos […]

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Maternity Shoot Ideas: What to Expect and How to Prepare

Maternity shoot ideas, by Kelly Williams, Photographer

I am so pleased when wedding clients come to me for maternity shoots or family portraits. It’s as if the circle is complete, and the grand finale of the couple’s walk down the aisle is revealed. I have one such shoot coming up for a lovely couple whose wedding I shot not that long ago […]

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