Milestone session with sitting baby | Whitemarsh Island, GA

Little Miss D’s parents booked the one year plan, including a newborn session, milestone session and one year session. I usually schedule milestone sessions around their sitting age. It’s my favorite age to photograph. They just seem so happy and always give me the best giggles. They’re quite not mobile enough to walk around and stay in place.

Miss D. also came to visit me every month for PhotoFriday throughout the first year and we captured some amazing milestones with her. I will write a different post about that some other time.

Let’s enjoy this sweet little girl in below images.

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We’re still working on designing the families first year album. It’s a process, because we want to make sure that it is perfect and the most favorite images are included. Meanwhile I dream up wall groupings like the one below.

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Hey Mom,

Thank you so much for visiting my blog.  I love featuring my clients’ images here, and this will give you a glimpse into what you will receive when you commission me as your newborn Photographer in Richmond Hill.
If you would like to see what an entire gallery looks like, please don’t hesitate to ask or scroll through my blog.  My favorites are posted here, but all of the images you receive are worthy of being in an album! You can also see my current work on Instagram (please scroll down).
If you have booked a session with me and are drawn to this session, please send me this link, so I can see exactly what you are wanting to take away from our time together.
If you are interested in a custom portrait session with Andrea Krey Photography and would like more information, please click here to receive more information.
If you would like to reserve your date on my calendar, please click on the contact button above or email me directly at hello@andreakrey.com.
Sessions are currently booking well into November 2019, so please inquire when you know you’d like a session.
Due to the custom nature of portrait sessions, I take a limited number of clients each month.
I find such joy in capturing a family’s story and would be honored to help you tell yours!

xoxo Andrea

Newborn family studio photography session | Richmond Hill, GA

Look at this sweet newborn baby full of dark hair. Mom & dad visited a few weeks prior for their studio maternity photography session here in Richmond Hill. Their baby was so curly, she snuggled right into my favorite newborn photography prop, the nest and vessel from allnewbornprops.

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When clients book my signature newborn photography session I reserve the whole day for just this photo session. I might have an ordering appointment way later in the afternoon, but other than that I take all of my time to concentrate on just this family. Clients are always prepared with a newborn session guide. If my clients follow this guide, we usually have very sleepy and super relaxed babies like this little nugget.

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What do you prefer, color or black and white?

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I am always so excited to show off what my clients purchased and it is mostly album. The quality is one of a kind and comes in Luxe linens or fine leathers. This here is a premium leather with a blind de-bossing and it feels so luxurious. I have some color swatches in my studio (see below in last images) to choose the perfect color and material from.

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I love how customizable these Heirloom album are. Here are more colors to choose from:

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Hey Mom,

Thank you so much for visiting my blog.  I love featuring my clients’ images here, and this will give you a glimpse into what you will receive when you commission me as your Baby Photographer in Savannah.
If you would like to see what an entire gallery looks like, please don’t hesitate to ask or scroll through my blog.  My favorites are posted here, but all of the images you receive are worthy of being in a frame or an album! You can also see my current work on Instagram (please scroll down).
If you have booked a session with me and are drawn to this session, please feel free to send me this link, so I can see exactly what you are wanting to take away from our time together.
If you are interested in a custom portrait session with Andrea Krey Photography and would like more information, please click here to receive more information. All Investment information is discussed in a personal pre-session consultation.
If you would like to reserve your date on my calendar, please click on the contact button above or email me directly at hello@andreakrey.com.
Sessions are currently booking well into November 2019, so please inquire when you know you’d like a session.
Due to the custom nature of portrait sessions, I take a limited number of clients each month.
I find such joy in capturing a family’s story and would be honored to help you tell yours!

xoxo Andrea

Valentines Milestone Baby Photography Session | Richmond Hill, Georgia

So much love for this little girl. I couldn’t help, but use all the hearts available in the studio. This little lady was 6 months old when we took this lovely session. She just started to sit up and she was super curious.

Moms sometimes worry, that their baby won’t smile during their session. You just have to ask yourself, if your baby is a very smily baby in general? Most babies this young are pretty serious and if they don’t want to laugh, they won’t. I try to distract them with sweet little toys and capture the moment: Them exploring the new! And isn’t that what the first year is all about? Exploring and learning? So don’t worry Mom, just let them be.

Look how sweet this little doll is. Glued with her big blue eyes to my super big and black camera, questioning, why this lady behind the camera is making silly noises.

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Hi, and thank you so much for reading this blog post.  I love featuring my clients’ images here, and this will give you a glimpse into what you will receive when you commission me as your Newborn Photographer in Savannah.
If you would like to see what an entire gallery looks like, please don’t hesitate to ask.  My favorites are posted here, but all of the images you receive are worthy of being in a frame or an album!
If you have booked a session with me and are drawn to this session, please feel free to send me this link, so I can see exactly what you are wanting to take away from our time together.
If you are interested in a custom portrait session with Andrea Krey Photography and would like more information, please click here to receive more information. All Investment information is discussed in a personal pre-session consultation.
If you would like to reserve your date on my calendar, please click on the contact button above or email me directly at hello@andreakrey.com.
Sessions are currently booking well into 2019, so please inquire when you know you’d like a session.
Due to the custom nature of portrait sessions, I take a limited number of clients each month.
I find such joy in capturing a family’s story and would be honored to help you tell yours!

xoxo, andrea

Ft. Stewart Newborn Photographer | Winn Army Hospital

This little bean was so beautiful bean had the blondest hair. So sweet.

We all know, we don’t feel the best right after having a baby. But I got you, Mom! I even have a few dresses\ robes to use at the hospital for your Fresh 48 session. As an Air Force wife and baby photographer I am so lucky to have the Winn Army hospital in Ft. Stewart so close to swing by for a sweet and short Fresh48 sessions. Almost all rooms have gorgeous light, too. The staff is fantastic. They completely worked with us and worked on our schedule. I have been to a few hospitals, but this one is by far the friendliest one.

So, if you have a birth planned at Winn and would love to have some pictures taken of the first few hours of your sweet new family member, contact me and we will set something up. I’d love to capture this special time for you!

On another note: This little boy was so relaxed. We decided to photograph him in my newborn studio in Richmond Hill and no regrets here. He was just as chill at the studio.

Hi, and thank you so much for reading this blog post.  I love featuring my clients’ images here, and this will give you a glimpse into what you will receive when you commission me as your Newborn Photographer in Savannah.
If you would like to see what an entire gallery looks like, please don’t hesitate to ask.  My favorites are posted here, but all of the images you receive are worthy of being in a frame or an album!
If you have booked a session with me and are drawn to this session, please feel free to send me this link, so I can see exactly what you are wanting to take away from our time together.
If you are interested in a custom portrait session with Andrea Krey Photography and would like more information, please click here to receive more information. All Investment information is discussed in a personal pre-session consultation.
If you would like to reserve your date on my calendar, please click on the contact button above or email me directly at hello@andreakrey.com.
Sessions are currently booking well into 2019, so please inquire when you know you’d like a session.
Due to the custom nature of portrait sessions, I take a limited number of clients each month.
I find such joy in capturing a family’s story and would be honored to help you tell yours!

xoxo, andrea

How to prepare for your newborn photo session | Richmond Hill, GA

There are so many choices for great newborn photographers in the beautiful Savannah area, and I feel so honored that you have chosen me as your newborn’s photographer. Our small newborn studio is conveniently located in Richmond Hill, GA, with easy access to I95 and HWY 17. I provide you with luxe maternity gowns for you to use during our maternity photography session and soft wraps and fibers to use during our newborn session. I also have carefully selected props from all over the world in my studio, but the main focus will always be on you and\ or your baby.

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I love snuggling with newborns! I know how important your little ones first portraits are. Your friends and family members will be adoring them for years to come. My goal is to provide each family with a unique experience, just as your newborn is unique. My newborn sessions take anywhere from 2-4 hours, depending on how much your baby wants to eat and snuggle. I work on your baby's schedule; it’s all about patience! My experience has offered an extreme comfort level with my clients, and I am quite diverse in my posing and comforting skills.

Here are the things that I KNOW will happen during your time in the studio and I want you to be prepared for this:

a. Your newborn baby will cry, and that's ok! I think it’s super sweet and I have a load of experience with calming babies. I have two of my own. It is important that you stay calm and relaxed as much as possible. If you are nervous, your baby is nervous.

b. Your baby will potty during the session, and it may be on anything and\ or anyone. And that's ok! I am used to clean the messes, and you should bring with an extra outfit, too.

c. Your newborn will eat, a lot. And that's ok! I work on the baby's schedule, and if we have to take a break, we will do so. At this stage, your newborn is most likely not on a “schedule” just yet. I want to make this experience beautiful and memorable for you and who doesn't love to remember the snuggles with a newborn baby. I am a 100% on board with both breast and bottle feeding and aim to offer a comfortable experience for your baby to eat in a relaxing atmosphere. I work with a few doulas that offer lactation counseling services and if their time allows we can easily make arrangements to visit during your baby's session and give you a little advice and encouragement. Please visit Latch onto Health.

d. Your newborn will sleep, sometimes a lot. And that's ok! Sleeping babies are super cute. My studio is warm during our newborn sessions, and your baby is comfortably wrapped during the first part of our session. If your baby is freshly fed and wrapped up warm, they will naturally just fall asleep.

I prepare for each session. We go over outfit choices and choose props for your newborn session during our pre-session or through an questionnaire. I want you to feel comfortable during your session, and I work hard to keep both of you parents comfortable and baby as well.

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You might be wondering how to best prepare for your newborn’s first portrait session.

Here are tips for getting the most out of your newborn session:

1. My customers book their session during their second trimester. I take on just a few newborn sessions per month and to make sure to reserve your spot you might want to book your session early. Once the session is booked I will put your due date on my calendar. Now we just lean back and wait for baby to arrive. Most customers send me a quick text message to let me know that they're on their way to the hospital. That's how excited they are :). Your newborn will be displaying the most womb-like behaviors during the first 14 days of life. And as soon as you contact me that baby arrives\d (the sooner, the better!) I will move your due date to your actual appointment. 

2. Dress comfortably, especially if you don't want to be in the session. I highly encourage you to take a picture with your baby though  You can wear one of my studio dresses during this part. I promise I keep the shots chest up if you feel more comfortable that way.  I know you just delivered a baby and probably don't feel the best. You will not regret these touching images of the love that you already feel for your new bundle of joy. Your child, once grown up, will cherish this picture forever, I promise! Please bring a cream\ white tank top (Mom) and a plain cream\ grey t-shirt, v-neck or dress shirt (Dad). We have so many stretchy maternity gowns as well that look gorgeous from chest up!.

3. Right before you leave your house to come to your session, please loosen baby’s diaper (this helps eliminate diaper marks) and top him/her off with a MINI feeding, if neccessary. Once you're here you will feed your baby so it is nice and full. Some parents manage to keep their baby awake before the session which always guarantees for a sleepy baby. Giving them a bath before the session always helps, too. If a bath is no option, please make sure your baby is feshly washed, especially the hair (with a cloth), so we have fresh hair for the images. Remember: A full (and warm) baby is a happy and sleepy baby! And, burp away! Gassy babies have a harder time resting.

4. If the baby is not asleep when you get here, don't worry. I love awake shots, especially during the family part and prop section of your session. I love how you can connect with your baby it makes for the best images.

5. Do you have a meaningful prop? (a blanket your grandmother made, for example, bring it along and I try to include it in your session.

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If you consider a Fresh48 hospital session, please ask me about my add-on option!

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I hope these tips are useful to prepare for the best newborn photography session possible and again, I am so thankful you consider me as your Savannah photographer.

If you are still in the early stages of finding your newborn photographer... Click Here!

Baby Plan First Year Photography | Richmond Hill, GA

Hooray! Alex turned one!

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Alex is my first Baby Plan client, which means that I got to photograph him several times throughout his precious first year of life. I got to see all kinds of milestones during this time. I am so thankful for his parents to choose me to photograph these fleeting moments for them. I am happy that they have the opportunity to display his first year of life now.

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As always I give my customers the opportunity to tell about themselves and provide tips for other new parents to plan their sessions or tips on how to survive the crazy first year.

How did you hear about Andrea Krey Photography?
A local photographer I know.


Why would you recommend Andrea Krey Photography to your friends?
I think your work is amazing and you are great with the babies.


How old was your baby when they had their photoshoot?
We did a milestone session for one month, four months, eight months, and 12 months.
What is your baby's recent milestone? (sitting/crawling/new word etc.)
Speaking new words. His vocabulary is exploding! He likes to say "hooray!"

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What has your favorite milestone been to treasure as a parent?
When he began sitting. The world was so new and exciting to him- and less dangerous than crawling and walking.


Does your baby have a favorite toy or storybook - if so what is it and who gave it to them?
His favorite book is Dada by Jimmy Fallon. We bought it randomly online. He knows it by name and "reads" along out loud.

How old was your baby when the first tooth arrived? Was teething hard or a breeze?  Any tips for parents that have a hard time when it comes to a teething baby that isn't coping?
Seven months. It wasn't too bad. Lots of drooling, some diaper rash. The best things were wet washcloths and mesh feeders with frozen fruit. The teething toys were a waste of money. Tylenol for fevers and pain for three days right before they come out, too.
What has your favorite moment been so far as a parent? 
I don't know. I love watching him waddle around Forsyth Park, laughing and squealing. It makes me happy.

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What age do you adore and why? 
I like this one, 14-16 months when he is a better walker and can do lots of things and also interact and play all at the same time. I did not like 12-14 months when he was learning to walk, or crawling. It was like mom and dad were pieces of furniture and only there to save him from danger!


Tell me your favorite stores you are obsessed with shopping at (cute clothes/fave cafe to hang out with a baby and friends etc.). 
We are a boring Amazon family. We work too much and don't love shopping. For his clothes, I am obsessed with Primary.com. He has cardigans, leggings, PJs, and hoodies in all different colors. We also like to buy him nerdy t-shirts on RedBubble. 

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Andrea Krey is a photographer in the Savannah, GA area and specializes in maternity photography, newborn photography, baby photography and motherhood photography. Newborn Photography is done in her private newborn studio in Richmond Hill, GA and all other sessions can be taken in surrounding areas. Andrea Krey serves Richmond Hill, Savannah and Tybee, just to mention a few areas.  Andrea is known for her natural and organic newborn, baby, maternity and motherhood photography. She has a very natural style that fits today’s modern family. Her sessions concentrate on natural interactions and love.