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7 tips on how to Look Your Best at Your Next Photo Shoot | Pittsburgh Photographer

April 13, 2018 - 7 Tips on How to Look Your Best at Your Next Photo Shoot from Natalie, the Jewelry Lady Are you overwhelmed about dec...
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First Birthday Interview | Pittsburgh Baby Photographer

March 30, 2018 - 1st birthday Interview | Pittsburgh Baby Photographer Are you from the Pittsburgh area? We've lived in Pittsburgh since...
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Family Photoshoot in Pittsburgh | Laura Mares Photography

March 23, 2018 - Family Photoshoot in Pittsburgh | Laura Mares Photography On Special Election Day, our family took the chance to travel...
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Shoot and Share Photo Contest 2018 | Laura Mares Photography

February 21, 2018 - This is the second year that I have participated in the Shoot and Share photo contest!! It’s a free, fair, and fun photo...
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Ella and Tutu: The Unicorn Search

February 07, 2018 - Ella and Tutu: The Unicorn Search | Pittsburgh Lifestyle Photographer Story by Anna Mares. Doll by Lenna McGraw. Photogr...
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The Maddie Interview | Pittsburgh Senior Portrait Photographer

December 22, 2017 - The Maddie Interview | Pittsburgh Senior Portrait Photographer Read all about Maddie and see the highlights from her sen...
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Real Pittsburgh Family | Hartwood Acres Family Session

November 30, 2017 - Real Pittsburgh Family | Hartwood Acres Family Session I always enjoy meeting new families! I was happy to be contacted...
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Interview with a New Pittsburgh Family | Laura Mares Photography

November 14, 2017 - Interview with a Pittsburgh Mom | Pittsburgh Newborn Photographer I am excited to share newborn photos from this family...
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Interview with a Real Pittsburgh Family | Laura Mares Photography

November 02, 2017 - Interview with a Real Pittsburgh Family How many children are in your family? We have one child. Are you from Pittsb...
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Fall Family Portraits Interview | Real Pittsburgh Family

October 27, 2017 - Fall Family Portraits Interview | Real Pittsburgh Family Today I'm excited to share an interview with a local Pittsburgh...
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Picking Your Christmas Props | Pittsburgh Child and Family Photographer

October 24, 2017 - Picking Your Christmas Props | Pittsburgh Child and Family Photographer It's still October but many families around Pitt...
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Lifestyle Newborn Interview | Real Pittsburgh Family

October 13, 2017 - Lifestyle Newborn Interview | Real Pittsburgh Family When was your baby born? Our baby was born on August 25, 2017. Wh...
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Ella & Tutu in Norway | Pittsburgh Child Photographer

October 10, 2017 - Ella and Tutu moved! Click here to be redirected.
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Pittsburgh School Dances | Pittsburgh Photographer

October 06, 2017 - Pittsburgh School Dances | Pittsburgh Photographer I always enjoy collaborating with other small businesses, especially...
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Lifestyle Newborn Session | Real Pittsburgh Family

October 03, 2017 - Lifestyle Newborn Session | Real Pittsburgh Family When was your baby born? Our baby was born on August 20, 2017. Wh...
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Newborn Portrait Studio Session | Real Pittsburgh Family

September 26, 2017 - Newborn Portrait Studio Session | Real Pittsburgh Family When was your newborn baby born? Our baby girl was born on Aug...
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Norway: The Essentials | An interview with Pia Rothmann Portrait Photographer

September 19, 2017 - Norway: The Essentials An interview with Pia from Pia Rothmann Portrait Photography I'm so excited to share photos from...
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The Complete Guide to Having Children at Your Wedding | Pittsburgh Family Photographer

September 10, 2017 - I love collaborating with others. My most recent collaboration is with Olivia Jones. Olivia is an Australian psychologis...
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First Birthday and Family Portrait Session at Mellon Park | Real Pittsburgh Family

September 06, 2017 - First Birthday and Family Portrait Session at Mellon Park | Real Pittsburgh Family I am excited to introduce a really sw...
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Siblings in Mellon Park | Pittsburgh Children Photographer

August 20, 2017 - Children in Mellon Park, Pittsburgh I photographed an adorable young family in Mellon Park, while my husband took our ki...
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Summer Photo Project | Pittsburgh Family Photographer

August 08, 2017 - Summer Photo Project | Pittsburgh Family Photographer This year we want to document our family's summer vacation! We enj...
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Why Lifestyle Sessions? | Pittsburgh Family Photographer

August 02, 2017 - Why Lifestyle Sessions? | Pittsburgh Family Photographer When my children are grown, I want us to remember what our lif...
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A Beautiful Family Portrait Session in Mellon Park | Pittsburgh Family Photographer

July 14, 2017 - A Beautiful Family Portrait Session in Mellon Park | Pittsburgh Family Photographer Being a photographer comes with many...
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Ella and Tutu's Surprise Birthday Party | Pittsburgh Child Photographer

July 11, 2017 - Ella & Tutu's Surprise Birthday Party | Pittsburgh Child Photographer Story by Anna Mares. Doll by Lenna McGraw. Photogr...
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Summer Photo Project | Pittsburgh Family Photographer

June 30, 2017 - Summer Photo Project | Pittsburgh Family Photographer This year we want to document our family's summer vacation! We enj...
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Ella and Tutu's Amazing Camping Trip | Pittsburgh Child Photographer

June 27, 2017 - Ella & Tutu's Amazing Camping Trip | Pittsburgh Child Photographer Story by Anna Mares. Doll by Lenna McGraw. Photograph...
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Visiting Prague with Children | Pittsburgh Family Photographer

June 16, 2017 - Visiting Prague with Children | Pittsburgh Family Photographer A Little Background | My husband is from Olomouc, Czech R...
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Lifestyle Newborn Session in Studio | Pittsburgh Family Photographer

June 06, 2017 - Lifestyle Newborn Session in Studio | Pittsburgh Family Photographer When was your baby born? February 7, 2017 What...
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Summer Bucket List and Photo Challenge | Pittsburgh Family Photographer

June 02, 2017 - Summer Bucket List and Photo Challenge | Pittsburgh Family Photographer Summer break lasts for less than 90 days in Mt....
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Interview with a Mt. Lebanon Mom | Pittsburgh Newborn Lifestyle Photographer

May 24, 2017 - Interview with a Mt. Lebanon Mom | Pittsburgh Newborn Lifestyle Photographer When was your baby born? Our baby was born...
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Interview with a Pittsburgh Mom | Pittsburgh Baby Photographer

May 12, 2017 - Interview with a Pittsburgh Mom | Pittsburgh Baby Photographer I love to photograph a baby with a joyful smile and long...
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Testing Lightroom Presets for Sleek Lens | Pittsburgh Family Photographer

May 01, 2017 - Testing Lightroom Presets for Sleek Lens | Pittsburgh Family Photographer I was recently contacted to review a set of L...
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The Mares Family Photo Contest Entries | Pittsburgh Family Photographer

April 21, 2017 - The Mares Family Photo Contest Entries | Pittsburgh Family Photographer My children and I had fun discussing and plannin...
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Wild One First Birthday | Pittsburgh 1st Birthday Photography

April 14, 2017 - Wild One | Pittsburgh 1st Birthday Photography Where the Wild Things Are is one of the most beloved pictures books. It's...
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10 Tips for Better Flower Pictures | Pittsburgh Photographer

April 07, 2017 - 10 Tips for Better Flower Pictures | Pittsburgh Photographer Photograph flowers on an overcast day. This creates a soft...
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Interview with a South Hills Mom | Pittsburgh Newborn Photographer

April 04, 2017 - Interview with a South Hills Mom | Pittsburgh Newborn Photographer When was your baby born? Our baby was born in March...
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Easter | Spring Studio Set-up for Baby Boys

March 30, 2017 - Easter | Spring Studio Set-up for Baby Boys | Pittsburgh Baby Photographer I love receiving inquires that let me get cre...
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Best Newborn Photographers in Pittsburgh | Laura Mares Photography

March 29, 2017 - Best Newborn Photographers in Pittsburgh | Laura Mares Photography Laura Mares Photography is one of the top 20 Pittsbur...
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Newborn Wooden Bed Prop | Pittsburgh Newborn Photographer

March 23, 2017 - Newborn Wooden Bed Prop | Pittsburgh Newborn Photographer When you become a photographer you inevitably become the marke...
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Ella & Tutu at Home | Pittsburgh Lifestyle Child Photographer

March 19, 2017 - Ella & Tutu at Home | Pittsburgh Lifestyle Child Photographer Story by Anna Mares. Doll by Lenna McGraw. Photography by...
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Family St. Patrick's Day Traditions | Pittsburgh Lifestyle Family Photographer

March 16, 2017 - Family St. Patrick's Day Traditions | Pittsburgh Family Photographer Isn't it fun to transform an ordinary day into a f...
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Interview with a Pleasant Hills Mom | Pittsburgh Newborn Photographer

March 06, 2017 - Interview with a Pleasant Hills Mom | Pittsburgh Newborn Photographer When was your baby born? January 10, 2017 What w...
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March Family Fun | Pittsburgh Family Photographer

March 03, 2017 - March Family Fun | Pittsburgh Family Photographer Looking for a fun activity to do with the family? Do your children lo...
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10 Tips to Better Pictures of your Dog | Pittsburgh Child and Family Photographer

February 25, 2017 - 10 Tips to Better Pictures of your Dog Laura Mares Photography | Pittsburgh Child and Family Photographer Sharp Eyes F...
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Ella & Tutu in Paris | Pittsburgh Child Photographer

February 20, 2017 - Ella & Tutu in Paris Story by Anna Mares. Doll by Lenna McGraw. Photography by Laura Mares Today begins Hops and Ella’s...
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Family Valentine's Day Traditions | Pittsburgh Family Photographer

February 14, 2017 - Family Valentine's Day Traditions Tomorrow is Valentine's Day, a holiday my children love celebrating together as a fam...
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Interview with a Mt. Lebanon Mom | Pittsburgh Newborn Photographer

February 10, 2017 - Meet Mt. Lebanon's Newest Mom and view the images from this lacy, vintage and rustic newborn photo session. When was y...
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Interview with Soon-to-be Mother of Five | Pittsburgh Maternity Photographer

February 03, 2017 - Interview with Soon-to-be Mother of Five | Pittsburgh Maternity Photographer Today I'm excited to introduce my early mor...
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Expecting a newborn (or a baby Rooster) this year? | Pittsburgh Newborn Photographer

January 30, 2017 - Expecting a newborn (or a baby Rooster) this year? 2017 is the Year of the Rooster according to the Chinese Zodiac. If...
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Meet Bohemian Doll Maker - Lenna McGraw | Pittsburgh Photographer Blog

January 26, 2017 - Meet Lenna McGraw, the Creator of Ella's Beautiful Tutu Doll Let me introduce you to someone I deeply admire, Lenna McGr...
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Ella & Tutu: The Inaugural Tour | Pittsburgh Child Photographer

January 21, 2017 - Ella & Tutu: The Inaugural Tour Story by Anna Mares. Doll by Lenna McGraw. Photography by Laura Mares Today is Inaugura...
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Read the Interview with an extended Family New to Pittsburgh | Laura Mares Photography

January 18, 2017 - How did you meet your husband? At college. How many children do you have? 2 In what area of Pittsburgh do you li...
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Beautiful "Golden Hour" Images | Pittsburgh Family Photographer

January 10, 2017 - The ‘Golden Hour’ Why I prefer to schedule sessions around sunset Do you want to learn about golden hour? It’s a pret...
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Interview with a Mt. Lebanon Mom | Pittsburgh Newborn Photographer

January 05, 2017 - Read the Interview and view the Baby Portraits from a New Year's Newborn Session When was your baby born? November 30,...
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Finding Simple | Pittsburgh Newborn and Child Photographer

January 02, 2017 - Finding Simple | Pittsburgh Newborn and Family Photographer Young children don’t need expensive toys for learning and de...
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Interview with the Mom from a Recent Rustic Newborn Session | Pittsburgh Newborn Photographer

December 17, 2016 - 6 Best Baby Portraits from a Rustic Newborn Session When was your baby born? November, 11 2016 What was your baby’s he...
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31 Must-Take Family Christmas Photos | Pittsburgh Family Photographer

December 12, 2016 - This year I want to enjoy my family more and stress less. And since, Christmas is a wonderful time to capture candid, si...
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What to Expect at a Family Session with Laura Mares | Pittsburgh Portrait Photographer

November 29, 2016 - What to Expect at a Family Session with Laura Mares Photography | Pittsburgh Portrait Photographer I believe photo ses...
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Ella & Hops in Belgium | Pittsburgh Newborn Photographer

November 22, 2016 - Ella & Hops in Belgium Story by Anna Mares. Doll by Lenna McGraw. Photography by Laura Mares Ella is excited to start h...
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Enchanted, Whimsical, Vintage Inspired Photography Props | Pittsburgh Child Photographer

November 17, 2016 - Enchanted, Whimsical, and Vintage-Inspired Props for Little Girls Laura Mares Photography | Pittsburgh Child Photograph...
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Ella & Hops for President | Pittsburgh Child Photographer

November 08, 2016 - Ella & Hops for President Story by Anna Mares. Doll by Lenna McGraw. Photography by Laura Mares Today is very important...
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Fall Mini-Sessions 2016 | Pittsburgh Family Photographer

November 02, 2016 - Need a few family portraits and weekends are SUPER busy? A Mini-Session may be the perfect option for you! 20 minutes +...
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10 Tips for Planning your Winter Family Session | Pittsburgh Family Photographer

November 01, 2016 - 10 Tips for Planning your Winter Family Session Some people shy away from winter sessions because, well, it's cold. But...
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10 Tips for Planning & Dressing for your Fall Family Session | Pittsburgh Family Photographer

October 19, 2016 - 10 Tips for Planning your Fall Family Session Autumn is one of the most popular seasons of the year for portrait session...
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Ella & Tutu in Prague | Pittsburgh Child Photographer

October 14, 2016 - Ella & Tutu in Prague Story by Anna Mares. Doll by Lenna McGraw. Photography by Laura Mares Tutu is meeting up with Ell...
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13 Best Baby Portraits from a Rustic Newborn Session | Whitehall Newborn Photographer

October 12, 2016 - 13 Best Baby Portraits from a Rustic Newborn Session I love newborn sessions. It's fun to talk with the parents, hear ab...
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6 Stress Relieving Tips to NOT Have a Mental Breakdown During Your Session

October 06, 2016 - 6 Stress Relieving Tips to NOT Have a Mental Breakdown During Your Family Session Family pictures are great – they help...
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8 Ideas for Creating Sentimental Newborn Portraits | Pittsburgh Newborn Photographer

October 01, 2016 - 8 Ideas for Creating Sentimental Newborn Portraits Need some inspiration when picking out props for your newborn sess...
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Ella & Margaret in Moravia | Pittsburgh Newborn and Family Photographer

September 27, 2016 - Ella & Margaret in Moravia Story by Anna Mares. Doll by Lenna McGraw. Photography by Laura Mares This week Ella and Ma...
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Experiencing Bavaria | Pittsburgh Newborn and Family Photographer

September 24, 2016 - Experiencing Bavaria Journeys become untold stories insisting to be told. Why? Because they push us out of our comfor...
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First Birthday Photo Session | Real Pittsburgh Family | Mt Lebanon 1st Birthday Photographer

September 17, 2016 - Real Pittsburgh Family | Baby "D" 1st Birthday Baby "D" and I had fun in Mt. Lebanon Main Park the other day. We play...
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Summer Days in Cologne, Germany | Pittsburgh Family Photographer

September 09, 2016 - Summer Days in Cologne, Germany I loved to wake up early and walk to the neighborhood bakery for fresh bread, which c...
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Ella & Tutu in Bavaria | Pittsburgh Newborn and Family Photographer

September 04, 2016 - Ella & Tutu in Bavaria Story by Anna Mares. Doll by Lenna McGraw. Photography by Laura Mares This weekend Ella and Tut...
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What is Custom Photography? | Pittsburgh Newborn and Family Photographer

September 04, 2016 - "Everything is personalized, that's what makes the custom photography experience so special." The custom photograph...
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Laura Mares Photography is awarded Best Pittsburgh Newborn Photographer by Expertise

September 02, 2016 - Laura Mares Photography is awarded one of the best Newborn Photographers in Pittsburgh! Expertise analyzed and scored...
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Our Summer in Germany: We're not in Pittsburgh Anymore! | Pittsburgh Newborn and Family Photographer

August 15, 2016 - Our Summer in Germany: We're Not in Pittsburgh Anymore! I had the wonderful oppertunity to live in Germany this summe...
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Julie on Raising a Family in the Czech Republic | Pittsburgh Family and Newborn Photographer

August 10, 2016 - I had the wonderful oppertunity to travel with my family in Europe while my husband was on short term assignment in Colo...
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5 Tips on How to Prepare for your Head Shot Portrait Session | Pittsburgh Portrait Photographer

July 29, 2016 - 5 Tips on How to Prepare for your Head Shot Portrait Session Many clients come for a portrait session feeling a little...
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10 Tips for Planning the Best 1st Birthday Party | Pittsburgh Baby Photographer

July 22, 2016 - It's always a joy to photograph babies at their first birthday party. I enjoyed photographing this baby girl recently at...
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Ella & Tutu in Cologne | Pittsburgh Newborn and Family Photographer

July 20, 2016 - Ella & Tutu in Cologne Story by Anna Mares. Doll by Lenna McGraw. Photography by Laura Mares Ella and Tutu have finall...
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Shinning Light Prenatal Education | Pittsburgh Newborn Photographer

July 15, 2016 - Shinning Light Prenatal Education: Confident Birthing Class I recently had the opportunity to photograph Deena Blumen...
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Ella & Tutu: The Best Tea Party | Pittsburgh Newborn and Family Photographer

July 14, 2016 - Ella & Tutu: The Best Tea Party Story by Anna Mares. Doll by Lenna McGraw. Photography by Laura Mares. Ella and Tutu a...
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Ella & Tutu: Finding a New Outfit for Tutu | Pittsburgh Newborn and Family Photographer

July 07, 2016 - Ella & Tutu: Finding a New Outfit for Tutu Story by Anna Mares. Doll by Lenna McGraw. Photography by Laura Mares. Toda...
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Baby Hunter | Jefferson Hills Newborn Photographer

June 30, 2016 - Baby Hunter Baby Hunter and his family were recently photographed in the studio. Since newborn sessions tend to last se...
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Ella & Tutu: A Trip to the Mall | Pittsburgh Newborn and Family Photographer

June 28, 2016 - Ella & Tutu: A Trip to the Mall Story by Anna Mares. Doll by Lenna McGraw. Photography by Laura Mares. Today is expect...
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Fourth of July Traditions in Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh Photographer

June 17, 2016 - Forth of July Traditions in Pittsburgh, PA I've celebrated many Fourth of Julys in Pittsburgh over the years. My family...
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Summer Family Fun in Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh Photographer

June 10, 2016 - Our family looks forward to spending time together in and around Pittsburgh all summer long! Every summer we make a huge...
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A Portrait Playdate in Black and White | Pittsburgh Child Photographer

May 20, 2016 - I spend hours working every week in the studio. This week when my little girl woke up from her nap she decided to find m...
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Real Pittsburgh Family | Beautiful Mother and Daughter Portraits | McMurray, PA

May 09, 2016 - Real Pittsburgh Family | Mother/Daughter Portraits I am so thankful for all of the wonderful moms I've met over the year...
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Top Ten Tips to get Children to Smile for their Pictures | Laura Mares Photography

April 13, 2016 - I have fortunately had the opportunity to photograph many toddlers and preschoolers over the years. I recently photograp...
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Beautiful Family Session with Brothers | Mt. Lebanon Family Photographer

March 03, 2016 - I just love this family and it was so fun to photograph them in my studio!! We are so glad they moved to Pittsburgh arou...
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A Light and Airy Six Month Old Photo Shot | Whitehall Baby Photographer

February 29, 2016 - I was thrilled to have the opportunity to photograph a friend from high school's baby recently. It's always a pleasure t...
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Seven Month Old Baby Boy | Bethel Park Baby Photographer

February 07, 2016 - I've had my first opportunity to photograph a returning newborn for a sitting photo shot. It was such a joy to see how h...
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Highlights from 2015 Christmas Sessions | Pittsburgh Family Photographer

December 27, 2015 - Thank you for all of the wonderful December seasons! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Laura Mares is an experienced...
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Fall Mini-Sessions 2015 | Pittsburgh Family Photographer

October 18, 2015 - Need a few family portraits and weekends are SUPER busy? A Mini-Session may be the perfect option for you! 20 minutes +...
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Baby Dawson's Newborn Session | Whitehall Newborn Photographer

June 15, 2015 - I'm glad this family was the first family to make contact for a newborn model call. I enjoyed when Dawson's mother and I...
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Our Bohemian Fairytale Vacation | Laura Mares Photography

February 23, 2015 - I couldn't agree more... "Attention... It's a true Bohemian fairytale!" The Czech Rebuplic is absolutely beautiful and i...
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Spring in South Park | South Hills Children's Photographer

April 26, 2013 - It was a blast photographing these super cute kids. Kids that are up for anything are such a pleasure to photograph. I l...
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EMOTION | Mt. Lebanon Portrait Photographer

March 28, 2013 - I want to capture real emotion when I shoot. A mentor suggested playing music. Since 2 Cellos is my favorite group right...
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