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Newborn Lifestyle Photography

A Journey

Photography is like life, a journey. When I started newborn photography in 2013, the styles were very different. Posed newborn sessions were all the rage and that was what I decided to offer my clients. I spend HOURS perfecting my newborn posing.  I took numerous classes, went to a conference, mentored with some of the BEST posed newborn photographers out there. And I loved it! In addition, I loved coming up with the set-ups and I celebrated when I was able to perfect a pose.I provided stunning portraits for my clients.

Simply Newborn Sessions

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Over time, I honestly became a little bored with posed newborn sessions.  I loved working with the families and newborns, but I wanted more variety. So, I tried to capture some natural poses, too. A little yawn and big stretch.  The little faces newborns make. Then in 2017, I introduced the Simply Newborn Session to my clients.  It was just that…simple. An all white set-up with the baby or wrapped or in a long sleeved onesie. This session was quick and many times the baby was awake for most or all of the session.

A Transition into Newborn Lifestyle Photography

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About six months ago, I started experimenting with even less posing in my newborn sessions. And I LOVED what I was capturing. You might remember that I went to Texas this summer and trained with Lifestyle Newborn Photographer – Sabrina Gebhardt.  For years I have followed her on social media and admired her work. The whole experience was so eye opening.  The angles she uses and the reason she uses them. The controlled chaos in the session (especially with siblings). Working with her exposed me to all the possibilities and a whole new genre for me – Newborn Lifestyle Photography.

All New for 2019

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I have been slowly rolling out my Lifestyle Sessions. I have done a few with existing clients and I have a handful booked for the coming months. And starting in 2019 I am THRILLED to be offering TWO session options for your family!In-home Newborn Lifestyle Sessions – that’s right, I come to you!  You don’t have to leave your house at all. I will capture your family in the place you are most comfortable.  Your home!  This session includes the whole family (the furry kind, too).  The session is all inclusive – meaning you get the digital images and a beautiful keepsake album.What if you don’t want to have pictures taken in your home?  Maybe it’s a rental or you about to move – I have something for you, too! A Newborn Family Session in the Studio! Bring your family to the studio and I will capture you and your baby in a relaxed environment.  The focus will be on the baby. Studio Lifestyle Sessions are also all inclusive, too!


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Here’s what clients are saying about my Newborn Lifestyle Photography.Natasha did a lifestyle home session with us and blew our expectations out of the water! Not only was she personable right off the bat but she was also full of talent and charisma. She arrived to our home promptly and worked around our new baby’s schedule. She was such a natural with our brand new baby girl. She was able to soothe, position, wrap, and place our daughter perfectly. It felt like she had been a friend of ours for years! Our photos were returned to us in record time and they are pictures we will cherish for the rest of our lives. I would absolutely use Natasha to take our family photos again! -Chandler T. Natasha is a wonderful newborn and family photographer. She photographed both of my newborns and the pictures are priceless. She also came into our home for a Lifestyle Family session after my second baby was born. It was amazing to have photos from in our home with our newest addition and our toddler. She captured big grins for my almost 2 year old! Thank you Natasha!– Kara G.Who is ready to experience something exciting and NEW from NPS Photography? Contact me to learn more!And my promise hasn’t changed. I will always provide you with the best portraits of the people you love most. I believe that your memories with your family deserve to be captured and enjoyed every day.Can’t wait to hear from you!

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meet natasha

I'm DC photographer, Natasha Sewell. I'm all about capturing those unscripted, full-of-personality moments in the comfort of your home.

As a mom of three and a former elementary school teacher turned in-home newborn and family photographer, I know how to get your littles to cooperate and have FUN!

Let’s get to preserving your family's real-life moments in the place you’re most comfortable – your home.

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