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I was a hobbyist in 2008 when my husband got our first DSLR – Canon 350D. So when my first daughter was born, I was taking pictures of her almost everyday. I knew nothing about newborn photography at that time but at least I was lucky enough to catch that 5-12 days after birth window for her newborn pictures!

Thus my journey began…

In 2010, depending on when and where I took the pictures in my house, sometimes I got pretty good and warm window light (top left), but sometimes I don’t (middle left). Now in my studio, I use a strobe and lighting is very consistent yet as soft as natural light (right), regardless what time of the day I take pictures.

In 2010, I always waited for my baby to wake up for her portraits but look how sad she looked (top left), versus my client’s baby all bundled up and happy (top right). Now I realize that when newborns are awake, they either want to be fed or changed, not to be photographed! 😛

In 2010, I knew nothing about newborn posing, and again, my baby was awake (middle left). Now I use a bean bag and it’s so much easier to pose a newborn (middle right).

In 2010, my go-to outfit was pink on pink and even newborn size was a little too big for my tiny baby (middle left). Now I use layers of neutral-colored fabrics to display the natural beauty of the baby (middle right).

Last but not least, let’s talk about parent shots… In my 2010 picture (bottom left), I was wearing PJ (!), my baby’s face was too red compared to mine, and the picture was actually out-of-focus (thank you, Husband!). Now I ask parents to hold and snuggle their baby so we actually can see the baby’s face. And of course, I tone down the redness on the baby during post-processing.

Six years into newborn photography now, I would say, I wish I had hired someone to take those portraits for my own babies. Because they wouldn’t stay like a newborn for six years to wait for my skills and experience to grow! 🙂

My Newborn Photography Journey | 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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I have been in love with packaging gifts since I was a little girl. Even now if I play White Elephant at Christmas, my friends can tell which gift is from me simply by how nicely it’s being packaged. What makes me happier than being able to package my clients’ orders, all the time?

With each session, I package the proof prints in a beautiful display box, stuffed with wooden fillers, and a hand-torn thank you note on cotton rag paper. Even my flash drive is branded and its natural bamboo finish just add to the minimal yet elegant look of my overall packaging. Well, you probably can tell by now that I care about EVERY details!

Most importantly, each of these is packaged with love. I just want my clients to feel special when they receive anything from me!

I Heart Packaging | Houston Newborn Photographer | Teresa Yiu PhotographyI Heart Packaging | 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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Natural golden light.

Warm hugs.

Emotional connections…

Now it’s time to get your holiday card portraits!

You’ll be happy to have this crossed off your to-do list.

Limited times are offered.

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Your session includes: wardrobe styling, 20 minutes outdoors sunset session, (7) high-resolution digital images in .jpeg format, and a print release
$250+tax (balance due at booking)

Mini Holiday Sessions | Houston Family 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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Warm breeze. Giggles. Hugs and kisses. Handpicked wild flowers from the field. It was a warm and sweet evening full of memories. This lovely family, coming from thousands of miles away, will never regret having a family session during their short visit at Houston.

Behind these happy faces are a dad who often has long work hours and a mom who wholeheartedly gives all of herself to the family. These gorgeous and timeless pictures, whether hung at home or in dad’s office, will surely connect their hearts together.

Warm and Sweet Family Session | Houston Family Photographer | Teresa Yiu Photography
Warm and Sweet Family Session | Houston Family Photographer | Teresa Yiu Photography
Warm and Sweet Family Session | Houston Family Photographer | Teresa Yiu Photography
Warm and Sweet Family Session | Houston Family Photographer | Teresa Yiu Photography
Warm and Sweet Family Session | Houston Family Photographer | Teresa Yiu Photography
Warm and Sweet Family Session | Houston Family Photographer | Teresa Yiu Photography
Warm and Sweet Family Session | Houston Family Photographer | Teresa Yiu Photography
Warm and Sweet Family Session | Houston Family Photographer | Teresa Yiu Photography
Warm and Sweet Family Session | Houston Family Photographer | Teresa Yiu Photography
Warm and Sweet Family Session | Houston Family Photographer | Teresa Yiu Photography
Warm and Sweet Family Session | Houston Family 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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Like many other photographer moms, I’m guilty of not taking enough pictures of my own children. Well, I do this for a legitimate reason – to be present in their childhood. Instead of wearing my camera and striving to find the best light and composition, I choose to sit back, snuggle, kiss, and giggle with my girls, while they’re still young and so attached to me! You know, in just a few years, they will be grown (begging me to take their senior photos!) and want more personal space. But now, I need to put away my camera and spend precious time with them.

But every once in awhile, I still invite them to my studio and pose for their milestones (especially for my toddler) and special moments (for my older one who is a ballet dance and has a new costume every year). This past year I’ve collected so many beautiful images of them, but these images have been sitting in my desktop hard drive while I’m busy ordering prints for my clients’ pictures. I keep thinking to myself, well, I should be doing the same for my family too! So I finally pressed my creative button and created this mix & match wall gallery, using different frames from my product line.

My house is seven years old already, but whenever we have friends visiting us, we still tour them around our house. You know what, they will always stop for a moment and enjoy our wall galleries. Even they’ve already seen these images on our Facebook, tangible memories are still so attractive. Needless to say, my girls also love to see their own pictures on the wall. They feel so special and treasured – what a great way to connect them to the precious past!

These modern style frames are available in different colors and moulding, and are great for creating unvarnished wall galleries. Free design service, as always. 🙂

Made in U.S.A. and ready to hang.

Why I Printed and Framed My Children's Pictures | Mix & Match Wall Gallery | Product Spotlight | Teresa Yiu Photography
Why I Printed and Framed My Children's Pictures | Mix & Match Wall Gallery | Product Spotlight | Teresa Yiu Photography
Why I Printed and Framed My Children's Pictures | Mix & Match Wall Gallery | Product Spotlight | Teresa Yiu Photography
Why I Printed and Framed My Children's Pictures | Mix & Match Wall Gallery | Product Spotlight | Teresa Yiu Photography
Why I Printed and Framed My Children's Pictures | Mix & Match Wall Gallery | Product Spotlight | 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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