I have been having email problems lately with the contact form on my website. If you send me an email and don't hear back from me within 48 hours, please contact me again. Email me directly at amy@babystepsstudios.com or call me at 614-863-2913. Thank you for your patience while I figure this out.

"One photo out of focus is a mistake, ten photos out of focus are an experimentation, one hundred photos out of focus are a style. " ~Author Unknown

Thursday, December 20, 2007

It's time for a break!

I will be taking a much needed break for the next two weeks. I will be doing a lot of traveling to spend the holiday with both Alex's family and my family before coming back here for Christmas morning. We will then be heading to Florida for a family vacation to Disney World for a week. We will be partying with all the crazies on New Year's Eve, so if you happen to be watching the Disney Channel that night...keep an eye out for us! :-)

I will be back in town and back to work on January 6th. If you need anything while I am gone, please contact Cindy via email. She will be able to answer most questions. I will not be answering business calls while I am away but I will be checking in with Cindy on occasion. I will also try to check my email when I can but please be patient with me as I won't have access to it often.

If you are waiting on orders that have already been processed or are in the process of placing orders, please keep in mind there will be a delay. We will get the orders ready for pick up as soon as we resume business after the new year.

Cindy's email: cindy@babystepsstudios.com

Happy Holidays and Happy New Year!

Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Sneak Peek: "Baby C"

Meet adorable little "Baby C". "Baby C" was only 13 days old for our session. (He shares a birthday with my oldest son!) Can you believe all the hair on this little guy? He just looks like such a little man already. "Baby C"'s mom and I know each other through a mutual friend so we just hung out and chatted while I shot these photos of him. He did such a great job with only a few minor upsets throughout the whole session. They have such a beautiful house (mom's an interior designer so what can you expect?) that will be so fun to shoot in when "Baby C" is able to sit up and move around!

Friday, December 7, 2007

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Wednesday, December 5, 2007

I am so EXCITED!!!

I just found out today that I have been selected to be the sole 2008 Cover Photographer for Columbus Parent Magazine (a publication of the Columbus Dispatch)! I received a call a few weeks ago saying I was being considered as a possible candidate and was asked to submit some photos. I never really thought anything about actually being selected for the position until today when I found out that I was chosen!

This means that every issue of the Columbus Parent Magazine that goes out in 2008 will have one of my photographs as the cover art! I am so excited that I can't even believe it. I have to get started right away so that they can get the January issue out in the next couple weeks!

As a side note, all of the covers will revolve around the theme of the issue, but I will be using my own models and locations which will probably mean some of my previous clients may be called upon to be cover models! I will let you know if and when I am considering using an image of your child as a cover submission. It will be totally up to you whether your child's photo is sent in as a possibility or not but how cool would that be?

Anyway...I am super excited and stunned at the same time! Okay, I gotta get back to work... :-)

Tuesday, December 4, 2007

Sneak Peek: "The E kids"

This session just reminded me of how much I LOVE working with older children! These kids did such a great job of interacting with me and totally working the camera. I can't believe how gorgeous all three of these kids are. Their father is an artist and had some amazing artwork hanging in the house that made for a great background for some closeups. Can you believe this boy is only 12 years old? He is going to break some hearts in a few years! The girls were all about posing for me in their favorite outfits...a ballerina and a cowgirl! So cute!

Monday, December 3, 2007

Sneak Peek: "Baby K"

Despite a late start with nasty rain and cloudy skies, this session turned out fabulous! "Baby K" is just such an adorable baby girl. She was perfect the whole session long which made my job super easy! This was the first session in the "Milestones" package, so I can assure you that you will be seeing more of her in the future. I can't believe how much she has grown up in just 3 short months since our newborn session!

Sneak Peek: "Baby D" and "Little D"

Check out these adorable little kiddos. I had a combination newborn session/holiday session with this family this weekend. I had done "Little D"'s one year photos this past summer and now he is a big brother. "Baby D" was such a perfect little angel for the whole session. . . even in her Christmas garb and tights! "Little D" was quite a handful but what can you expect from an 18 month old big brother?!?!

Sunday, December 2, 2007

I won!

I am so excited! I always donate money to charities as often as I can but i always try to do a little more around the holidays. This year, I decided I would help out The Beverly Family Foundation for breast cancer research through the Think Pink Photography network that I belong to. Think Pink was running a contest for the highest donation and I guess that was mine because I won! I won a new camera bag from Pro Lens Wear which sells all these super high fashion looking bags! Now...how ever will I decide which one to get???

If you are looking to donate to a charity this season, check out Think Pink Photography for more information on how to help out. Every little bit can help!

Also, check out the amazing new bags from Pro Lens Wear.