Kristin Eldridge Photography specializes in maternity, newborn, baby, children, and family photography servicing Long Beach, Orange County, and Los Angeles.

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April 2016

13Apr

Mother’s Day Mini-Sessions

**EDITED TO ADD…

I have one session left:  April 30 at 9:30am.  Scroll below to book it!

May 1 3:00pm  BOOKED

May 1 3:30pm  BOOKED

May 1 4:00pm  BOOKED

May 1 4:30pm  BOOKED

Moms are the besssssst.  Seriously, moms love so self-sacrificially.  Photographing moms with their kids ranges from sweet and snuggly to almost falling over with laughter.  If you’ve never been photographed with your kids, now’s the time to do it.  Tell your family, this is what you want for Mother’s Day!

Here’s the details…

30 minute mini-session $100

All your digital images are an additional $175, which is half-off.  Because I love you MOMS!

The photo sessions will take place in Long Beach at a green park…details will come when you book your session.  Click on the links below to pay for your session fee and confirm your time.

April 30 9:00am  BOOKED

April 30 9:30am 

April 30 10:00am  BOOKED

April 30 10:30am  BOOKED

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Mother’s Day Mini-Sessions by Kristin Eldridge Photography.

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06Apr

Newborn Photographer Orange County

I don’t think I need to tell you about how sweet it is when older siblings immediately fall in love with their brand new brother.  The photos tell the story.  It makes my job so easy when the love is just oozing out of your every pore.  Whether it’s a brand new baby or a family that’s been a family for years, it doesn’t matter.  You can’t fake love.  And you can’t deny it either.

When I’m photographing families, I’ll ask them to do things like snuggle or get close or just hang out like you do at home.  It’s so much fun to see them show love in their own unique way.  And to see older siblings (and parents!) welcome a brand new life into the family, it’s like heart warming and tear-jerking and all the heart eye emojis.

LOVE.

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Photos by Kristin Eldridge, Newborn Photographer Orange County.

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05Apr

Earring Organizer DIY

All my friends know I’m organized to a fault.  I like everything to have a place.  And the littlest things are no exception!  I don’t wear a lot of jewelry, but Jillian has her ears pierced and has many many many sets of earrings.  Prior to this DIY, we tried an earring stand and a little box with compartments.  Both were good efforts, but ended with lots of single earrings.  So, my friend suggested we try a strip of leather.  Urban Outfitters sells their earrings on a small piece of leather, so we decided to try it on a larger scale.

I put together a little step-by-step DIY over on the Little Skye Blog (just simple drilling or nailing through the leather), but I’ll show you how it turned out!

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Earring Organizer DIY

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04Apr

Orange County Family Photographer

This is a little snippet from one of my favorite families.  I’ve worked with them over the years and always look forward to seeing their sweet girls.  Don’t let their sweet smiles fool you, they kill it on the soccer field too.  🙂

That’s the beauty of years of experience in the same field.  You get to know families and there’s no warm up or get to know you.  There’s only hugs and high fives!  I’m lucky enough to have many many families that I get to see year after year.  I love watching their kids grow up and see them flourish!

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Photos by Orange County Family Photographer, Kristin Eldridge.

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02Apr

Photographing Young Siblings // Orange County Baby Photographer

Photographing young siblings can be difficult.  Especially when you have certain expectations in mind.  My advice is to through your expectations out.  Not to sound harsh, but sometimes the best photos are when you let go of the idea of everyone smiling perfectly at the camera.  Photos that capture emotion are always best, so getting the siblings to interact is key.

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Asking the older sibling to kiss the baby is a super easy way to get them to interact.  Usually they are happy to do it and sometimes the great photo is the actual kiss and sometimes it’s the moment before or after.

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And of course I always love to photograph the siblings alone.  I think they know it’s their time in the spotlight and that’s when the huge smiles come out!

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Photos by Orange County Baby Photographer, Kristin Eldridge.

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