One random day I had Billie Eilish on and Maggie started rocking back and forth and waving her arms. Then we tried it when Maggie was crying, and she instantly stopped. The song Bad Guy became a staple around our house, and we needed to commutate that with this cake smash! DUH! PS I put […]

Newborn girl blush pink white rozzi rayne

You’ve decided to be a newborn photographer, or at least give it a try, and you think what do I need?!?!? Basically, there are 3 categories of things you need: photography equipment, posing equipment, and props. Each one of these things can be completely overwhelming, so I’m going to share a 3-piece blog where I go over what I […]

Baby Taco Pose

You’ve decided to be a newborn photographer, or at least give it a try, and you think what do I need?!?!? Basically, there are 3 categories of things you need: photography equipment, posing equipment, and props. Each one of these things can be completely overwhelming, so I’m going to share a 3-piece blog where I go over what I […]

You’ve decided to be a newborn photographer, or at least give it a try, and you think what do I need?!?!? Basically, there are 3 categories of things you need: photography equipment, posing equipment, and props. Each one of these things can be completely overwhelming, so I’m going to share a 3-piece blog where I go over what I […]

California Monterey Newborn Photographer

Looking for a Newborn Photographer? Looking for a newborn photographer near me is one of the most searched phrases on the internet these days. I am sure you’ve used it at some point as well.  As you know, the task of finding a newborn photographer is a little overwhelming. There are many amazing and talented […]

My pregnancy bump 12 weeks to 32 weeks. My last bump photo. June 14 Bradley and I headed to urgent care early in the morning at Kaiser in San Jose. I had an abbess cause by a chronic skin condition I have called hidradenitis suppurativa, that needed to be looked at and was extremely painful. […]

SEO photographer education

SEO can be extremely overwhelming, and many times it’s hard to know where to start. I put together this blog to breakdown the basics of SEO for you as a photographer. Of course, there are tons of experts that can get into the nitty-gritty of SEO, but I wanted to provide simple and easy to […]

Pastel Rainbow Balloon Garland for gender reveal

http://socutephoto.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Gender-Reveal-Video.mp4 I also knew that they last awhile and started the day before the shoot. I think after all was said and done putting this rainbow balloon arch together took about 12 hours. My fingers were raw from tying all those balloons, and I may have cried a few times because I accidentally overfilled some […]

If you want that balloon garland look but don’t want to spend the time and effort that it takes to put it together, I’ve got a hack for you! Now balloon garlands aren’t actually that hard if you have all the right materials, but even the easiest ones can take some time if you want […]

newborn wrap swaddle prop vendor

One of the first things I do for a newborn session is wrap the baby. If there is an older sibling it’s easier for them to handle a wrapped baby, not to mention it keep newborns calm and content, and then I go through my work-flow from there. But there are a lot of other […]