Newborn Baby S | Shadyside Lifestyle Newborn Photographer

This little sweetie was born in October to join her big sister A, who I photographed as a newborn two years ago! We shot the baby’s lifestyle newborn portrait at her family’s gorgeous Shadyside home, which is a delightful modern and open style and is a “green home,” which I think is unique & interesting and reminds me of the six years I spent in Portland, OR.

This sweet toddler is bilingual (English/German), but her laughs and smiles send a universal message of glee! What a fun and happy little girl.  We spent the first few minutes playing outside because it was a beautiful day and baby needed a little extra time to get ready.

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Again A’s beautiful smile steals the show–she is such a lovely and bright little girl and so sweet to her new baby sister.  I like the family portraits on the bed, this is a great way to easily incorporate a toddler and a newborn in a family photograph.

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The blue outfit was dad’s pick and was her outfit for coming home from the hospital after she was born.  The white booties are another homemade family item.  In the background of some of these photos you can se big sister A hiding behind the curtain! One of my favorite parts of a lifestyle newborn session is capturing these unstaged moments!

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Thank you C family for inviting me into your home to photograph your new baby!!  Can’t wait to hang these in your home!


Missy Timko is the photographer behind Powder Blue Photography, a boutique photography studio located in Pittsburgh, PA. She specializes in newborns, maternity, families, seniors, and headshots. Missy’s style is simple, natural, and clean, both posed and lifestyle photography with beautiful natural backgrounds, and Missy also runs a photography studio in Pittsburgh and teaches classes.  There are many session options, from full length custom sessions to quick updates of just the kids, inside the studio or outside in a beautiful natural or urban location in Pittsburgh.  Contact Missy for availability.