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If I were to choose one product that I absolutely adored, it would definitely be our Giclee Fine Art Print.

I can assure you, these stunning, high quality prints will blow your mind away. Our Fine Art Prints use Giclee printing technique which is the gold standard for art printing in the industry. With museum quality, superb color matching. made of eco-friendly materials, and invisible protective UV coating against light, wear, moisture, airborne contaminations and fingerprints, you’ll never want to go back to those drugstore prints anymore.

And… what’s sweeter than sending these luxurious fine art prints to the grandparents to show off your beautiful baby pictures?

Printed and made in U.S.A.

Giclee Fine Art Print | Houston Newborn Photographer | Teresa Yiu Photography
Giclee Fine Art Print | Houston Newborn Photographer | Teresa Yiu Photography
Giclee Fine Art Print | Houston Newborn Photographer | Teresa Yiu Photography

Teresa Yiu is a Houston, TX newborn, baby and maternity photographer specializing in {simple, elegant, authentic} family photography. Serving Sugar Land, Katy, Richmond, Rosenberg, and Missouri City.

My studio takes on very limited photography sessions each month. Booking early is recommended.

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Every photographer has their favorite lens, one that they use in every session, one that they just can’t live without. Eight years ago when I owned my first DSLR, I fell in love with my 50mm f/1.4. I loved its depth of focus and the artistic feel of images it produced.

Since I’ve upgraded to a full-frame camera (Canon 5D Mark III), I only use Canon’s series of L lens (Canon Luxury Lens). Now my new love is Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L USM Lens. It is made of very sturdy materials, yet not too heavy for female photographers. It’s super fast and produces crispy clear images. Most importantly, I love that my images have soft and creamy out-of-focus areas.

What's My Favorite Lens? | Houston Newborn Photographer | Teresa Yiu Photography

I use my 50mm f/1.2L all the time durging my newborn sessions and am so satisfied with the compelling newborn portraits it produces.

What's My Favorite Lens? | Houston Newborn Photographer | Teresa Yiu Photography

I also love to bring this lens to my outdoor sessions. It creates yummy background bokeh (those cute circular light) and is ideal for isolating my subjects at large apertures.

If you would like to invest in just one lens, I would highly recommend a 50mm prime lens.

What's My Favorite Lens? | Houston Newborn Photographer | Teresa Yiu Photography

Teresa Yiu is a Houston, TX newborn, baby and maternity photographer specializing in {simple, elegant, authentic} family photography. Serving Sugar Land, Katy, Richmond, Rosenberg, and Missouri City.

My studio takes on very limited photography sessions each month. Booking early is recommended.

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Newborn photography is a specialized niche. So I’d like to start a series of blog posts to educate parents what a professional newborn photographer does behind the scene.

Right after our newborn session is finished, I usually tell clients to allow 2-3 weeks before our next appointment for custom printing and order fulfillment. During this time, I carefully look at all the images of your session, and hand-pick the best ones for your gallery. When it comes to post-possessing, I’ve to admit that I’m a minimalist. I prefer setting everything right in my camera before hitting the shutter button. It takes years of experience and training. But this practice saves me hours during post-processing, and ensures that I get nice and crispy, high-definition images.

Here I’m showing you a SOOC (straight-out-of-camera) image (above), and the same image after editing (below).

My editing workflow reflects my style: Simple. Elegant. Authentic. I love to give a soft and refreshing feel to my images, but every edit is very subtle (as you can tell from the sample pictures here). As a perfectionist, I love polished skin. If baby accidentally scratched their skin (for example, in the corner above his right eye; above image), I will definitely photoshop it out. For newborns, their skin can be very red and their feet can be purplish sometimes, so I also spend a lot of time editing their skin tone. However, unless requested by parents, I usually keep their flaky skin as is. Because I love the authentic details of your newborns, I want you to be able to remember all these tiny details of your baby.

I hope you enjoy this sneak peek of what I do with your images behind the scene.

Post-Processing of Newborn Images | Houston Newborn Photographer | Teresa Yiu Photography

Teresa Yiu is a Houston, TX newborn, baby and maternity photographer specializing in {simple, elegant, authentic} family photography. Serving Sugar Land, Katy, Richmond, Rosenberg, and Missouri City.

My studio takes on very limited photography sessions each month. Booking early is recommended.

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Congratulations, you are having a baby and you probably can’t wait to share this great news with all your friends and family! Nothing compares to the joy of expecting a new life in your family. On the other side, there are just so many things to prepare for the arrival of your precious little one – one of those should be finding the right newborn photographer. I would like to share some tips with you today and help you have this crossed off your to-do list.

1. STYLE

DO NOT hire a photographer unless you admire their photographic style. Do you like trendy, whimsical and vivid? Or modern, minimalistic, and classic? When I was younger (!) I was all about being the most fashionable girl, so I kept on chasing after something new and never settled with what I truly liked. Now that I’m more mature (!!), I look for things with good quality and long-lasting style. I love to keep my palette neutral and soft, filled with pure light and layers of texture. Why? Trends become obsolete so quickly. Bold colors distract and take away the natural beauty of your baby. Only timeless and artistically refined images will be treasured by your family for a lifetime. My clients loves simple, organic, and elegant style. Modern yet classic. I’m proud to tell you that my artwork is not only adored by parents – but also grandparents, and even great grandparents – those who love and probably spoil your baby the most. 🙂

2. BUDGET

I hate to mention this word when it comes to investment. Because you sacrifice so much while carrying this baby and you deserve to hire a newborn photographer whom you admire. But let’s be real, I know how expensive having a baby can be. Find a photographer who is honest about discussing their pricing up front and doesn’t shy away from any of your questions. Everyone has a different budget and looks for different products, whether it is heirloom fine art products, or digital images. Your photographer should have options that allow you to invest what you need. At my studio, I offer options to help you afford a bigger investment. I offer payment plans for all clients and allow you to spread out payments. I am also excited to introduce gift registry services! Even though you may not have the budget for a newborn session, I’m happy to create a custom listing for you, so your friends and family can access to it and chip in the best gift for your baby.

3. LOCATION

I’m not just talking about narrowing your list down to your area. What I mean is where will your session take place? Do they have a studio? Or do they travel to your home? This is an important consideration. Do you have to worry about picking up your home for your session? I mean, who has time for that with a newborn? All of my newborn sessions take place in my Southwest Houston Portrait Studio. Parents relax in my waiting lounge, enjoying snacks and wi-fi, while your baby takes advantage of the complete access to my studio’s newborn props and accessories.

4. EXPERIENCE

What is so unique about this photographer (other than photos that you like)? Newborn photography is quite an unique niche. What is their level of experience in handling newborns? How well do they attend to the needs of your baby during the session? I don’t know about you, but when I brought home my first baby from the hospital, I was hardly brave enough to lift up her legs to change her diapers! Because newborns are so fragile. So you really want to hire an experienced photographer specializing in newborn photography, not just someone who can offer newborn sessions for a bargain price. My clients rave about how careful, patient, and calm I am while posing their newborns. During the session, I often pause and admire the baby’s cuteness, taking time to observe and capture their uniqueness in portraiture.

5. PRODUCTS

What tangible products do they offer and what is their quality? Trust me, getting a copy of all the digital images is NOT why you hire an artist. You are investing in a service, and finishing those photographs on highest quality print is very important. As photographers, I have access to the industry’s top professional printing companies, and I only offer the best products to my clients, not those drugstore prints. Therefore, don’t just find a photographer who only has beautiful images, but also provides products that align with their style. You deserve the best. Now go find your newborn photographer!
How to Choose the Right Newborn Photographer | Houston Newborn Photographer | Teresa Yiu Photography

Teresa Yiu is a Houston, TX newborn, baby and maternity photographer specializing in {simple, elegant, authentic} family photography. Serving Sugar Land, Katy, Richmond, Rosenberg, and Missouri City.

My studio takes on very limited photography sessions each month. Booking early is recommended.

BOOK NOW

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Imagine you were a dad and your daughter had moved to another country for good. Now she came back to the U.S. for childbirth and would have to leave with her newborn girl in less than a month. Would you care about having digital images of them stored in your computer, which would most likely be forgotten and buried with your other files? Or, would you rather invest in a high-quality, tangible art canvas of your two sweethearts, and hang it in your house so you could look at it whenever you missed them?

With this beautiful image printed in luxurious Gallery Wrap, your favorite memory will be kept forever. It features 2.5″ thick white poly-cotton blend matte canvas that meets the archival standards for pH and lightfastness. With 400 gsm it has a water resistant finish and heavy, flexible weave. Industry approved for print permanence by the International Fine Art Trade Guild, with no optical-brightener additives. Most importantly, it is custom printed and made in U.S.A.. Even better, it arrives as a complete canvas, ready to be hung.

Hiring a photographer is a big investment. We communicate months and weeks before your baby arrives, and then spend hours in my studio capturing the natural beauty of your little one. But the experience at my studio doesn’t end once the images have been delivered. I am here to help you treasure the memory of your family. Custom printing and order fulfillment appointment will be set up within 3 weeks of your session. I offer a wide range of exclusive, highest quality products through industry’s top professional printing companies. I’m confident that my clients and their family will enjoy their photos for many years to come.

Gallery Wrapped Canvas | Houston Newborn Photographer | Teresa Yiu PhotographyGallery Wrapped Canvas | Houston Newborn Photographer | Teresa Yiu PhotographyGallery Wrapped Canvas | Houston Newborn Photographer | Teresa Yiu Photography

Teresa Yiu is a Houston, TX newborn, baby and maternity photographer specializing in {simple, elegant, authentic} family photography. Serving Sugar Land, Katy, Richmond, Rosenberg, and Missouri City.

My studio takes on very limited photography sessions each month. Booking early is recommended.

BOOK NOW

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