Indianapolis Lifestyle Family Photography | Kelli White Photography

Indianapolis Lifestyle Family Photography & Family Films

This past year I have had the chance to truly grow along side another family. They took a chance on me to document their family, as I was continuing to build my business.

This little man, who is now a big one-year-old, was the focus of my first Fresh 48 session. Their family welcomed me into their home many times and they recently let me create a family film for them as I build my portfolio.

Mom and I have known each other longer than I have known any of my friends. We are true life-long friends. The kind you could call for any thing, any time, even though you might go months without talking to or seeing each other.

Seeing her family grow and getting to document it was such a sweet gift. I wish them all the best as the years go by and I cannot wait to document their future milestones.

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If you are seeking an Indianapolis Family Photographer or Newborn Photographer to document your family I would love to connect with you, and watch your family grow!

My New Styling Service to help you with Family Photo Outfit Ideas | Indianapolis Family Photographer

Family Photo Outfit Ideas

Once you have decided to book a family photography session and found a great location, the next step is to start coming up with and planning your family photo outfit ideas. I am so happy to announce that I have a new tool included with my sessions, that will help save you time and find some fabulous options as you plan and coordinate your outfits.

Here is a sneak peak at the service and some screenshots to give you an idea of what you will find.

1. you will receive the styling website and log in code

Use this to to enter the online system and get started!

What To Wear for Family Photos

2. add in your details

Number of people included in your session, ages, sizes, genders. Also you will select the style/vibe for your session and colors you prefer. This is fun to experiment with to get a variety of results. You can also always ask me for assistance if you need help or advice!

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3. View Your Results

Once you have your information entered the computer will distribute a number of great and afforable options for you to choose from for each member of your family. It will also give you step by step instructions to ensure you can easily complete your look!

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4. Email Your Results, Shop & Style

From here you can send all of the results directly to your email and use this info to create looks from items you have in your own closet, or by purchasing the items online. They even give you direct links so you can do all of this within minutes while sitting on your couch.

No time spent going store to store looking for the perfect outfit with a toddler in tow… no wasted time shopping and returning items… I know that as a busy parent and/or family member your time is valuable and I really hope this tool is helpful for you as you plan your Indianapolis family photography or couples session!

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Why I Think Everyone Should Book a Fresh 48 Photography Session | Newborn Photography Indianapolis

Fresh 48 Photography | Indianapolis Indiana

When I had my little girl, I knew that Fresh 48 photography was an option, but I didn’t fully see the value or (to be honest) really know if I would want to welcome another person into my hospital room after labor and delivery? However, now that I have a child, and have been lucky enough to work with some families during this precious time, Fresh 48 photography has quickly become one of my favorite parts of being a Newborn Photographer in Indianapolis and I think it is so important!

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Here are a few reasons why I think it is so valuable and why I think every family should consider hiring someone for Fresh 48 Newborn Photography.

It Is a Magical and Joyful Time

Everyone is on a loved-filled high after a new little one arrives. It is such a wonderful time for any family and one that should definitely be documented. This new part of your life is just beginning and it is so precious. I cried tears of joy for at least a week solid after I had my little one (#hormonesarecrazy) and when I think back to this time my heart swells with so much happiness.

You Won’t Have the Energy To Do It Yourself

I told myself that I would take photos in the hospital of our little one, I mean I am a photographer after all, so why wouldn’t I do it myself. Well little did I know, after having the baby you as the mama are in no shape to be moving things around your hospital room and taking lots of photos… and even if you have people to help, you will most certainly be too tired. Let someone take this off your plate so you can just focus on soaking up the wonderful new baby joy.

A Great Way to Capture Siblings Meeting for the First Time

Right now I only have one sweet baby, but IF I would ever have another one I would most certainly hire someone to capture the first meeting of my babies. Siblings have a special place in my heart and they are such a gift to each other, along with you as parents. Capturing this moment is one you won’t regret.

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You Should be in the Photos …and Feel Comfortable

Often times in the hospital mom feels a little self conscious, and rightfully so because having a baby is tough work, but it can be a deterrent from having photos taken. We all have someone who will take some photos of us and our new little one during this time (thanks hubby/mom/dad, etc), but hospital lighting isn’t then best and finding the best angles can be tough for someone who isn’t trained in photography. The key is to hire someone who knows how to find great light, flattering posing and how to make you feel relaxed and comfortable.

You Will Forget

This is so hard to admit and it makes me a little sad to think about. Slowly but surely these beautiful first days become such a blur after all the sleepless nights and precious moments that take over your life once baby arrives. If you find a way to photograph or film this time, you at least have the images to come back to again and again, year after year, even if you can’t stop that little one from growing!

If you are expecting an addition to your family I would love (love, love) to capture this time for you. I book a select number of Indianapolis Fresh 48 Photography sessions each year, so reach out anytime for more information. Best of luck with your new little one!




Family Photography Indianapolis - 1 Year Old Milestone Session

Family Photography Indianapolis - 1 Year Old Milestone Session

This fall was filled with so many beautiful photography sessions and I love being able to share this sweet Indianapolis family with you all. They even brought their pups along to join in on the fun!

They were also celebrating their little ladies first birthday, so we kept the focus on her while also sneaking in some pictures with her aunt and a few with mom and dad alone. I love having time to connect with each family I work with. Seeing your genuine energy and personality shine through in your images is such a gift and one I love sharing with all families and couples who “walk through my door”.

If you have an upcoming milestone you are excited to document, and you are seeking family photography in the Indianapolis area, please get in touch with me soon.