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Indianapolis Newborn Photographer


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Indianapolis Newborn Photographer





Studio + In-Home Lifestyle Newborn Session – Fishers Newborn Photographer

Meet Matt and Megan and their new baby Jack. This family is just the sweetest! These guys did a studio session and an in-home lifestyle session. So I had the joy of cuddling baby Jack two times when he was under two weeks old. He is a sweet little guy with a soft patch of red-ish hair and long baby eyelashes. He couldn’t be any more adorable.

This is your warning, this is a long post! So sit back and enjoy.

Here are the two sessions. First, lets start with the studio session:

Fishers newborn photographer

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Here is the in-home newborn session:

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Such a lovely family! Thanks guys for working with me over the last few weeks! I’ve just loved getting to know baby Jack.

If you are looking for a Fishers newborn photographer be sure to reach out and let me know. I would love to get your due date on my calendar!

In-Home Lifestyle Newborn Photography Session in Indianapolis

It’s been a while since I’ve done an in-home lifestyle newborn session. These days it seems everyone prefers the studio style newborn session. It’s refreshing to be able to mix things up every once in a while and do something different.

newborn in nursery

newborn in crib

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If you are looking for an Indianapolis newborn photographer be sure to reach out and let me know. I would love to get your due date on my calendar!!

Real Life: In-Home Lifestyle Session – Fishers, IN Family Photographer

In the winter months it’s always fun to go and visit my clients in their homes for an in-home lifestyle session. These sessions are real life and I just love that! My hope is that these families will just look back on these images in 5 to 10 years and remember what it was like to have a two-year-old.

I’ve been photographing this family since the little guy’s birth (Brian). This session was his 2-year-old session. Time sure does fly and it’s been so much fun watching this little man grow.

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This is such a lovely family from Fishers, Indiana. Thanks for allowing me to capture these moments in your lives!

If you are looking for a Fishers family photographer be sure to reach out and let me know. I would love to photograph your family.

14 Indoor Locations in Indianapolis to Take Pictures – Family and Engagement Photography in Indy

Indoor photography locations in Indianapolis, IN

I personally prefer to take outdoor pictures. There is nothing better than a beautiful outdoor golden hour session. That being said, it isn’t always possible to do an outdoor session. Sometimes it’s too cold and other times sessions get rained out on dates that can’t be moved. So if you are looking for Indianapolis family photography or Indianapolis engagement photography location ideas this list is a great place to start!

So, I often get asked questions about indoor locations in Indianapolis that are good for photography. There are lots of great places. Here is a list of some of my favorites. They are listed in no specific order.

  • Downtown Central Library – I should start by saying that there is a fee to photograph in the library. The fee if $50. That being said, it is well worth the money. The lighting in the library is amazing and there is a variety of backdrops inside the one area – the old library (lots of wood and marble), the new library addition (lovely architecture and big windows), and the stacks of books in the actual library.
  • Indiana State Museum – The lobby area is very fun to shoot in. They have the large INDIANA statue and lots of fun walls with texture on them. There is also an overhang out the front door of the building. So if it’s raining you can still get some natural light images without getting wet. There is no charge to shoot in the lobby areas of this building.
  • Hotel lobbies – Hotel lobbies are also a great place to shoot. I don’t want to call any of them out by name, but they all work well. There typically isn’t a fee to shoot in a hotel lobby, but you may want to get it cleared by an manager before you arrive.
  • The Statehouse – The Statehouse is beautiful! They have the lovely stain glass windows, awesome architecture, and even some natural light. The building is only open during business hours so be sure to check their hours before you plan a shoot. There is no fee to shoot here.
  • The Circle Center Mall – If you are looking for something a little less formal the Circle Center Mall is perfect. The mall is a great place to do a lifestyle shoot. They have lots of fun lobby areas, great natural lighting, and you can always grab a sweet treat at the end of your session.
  • The Arts Garden – This spot has great natural lighting during the day and a fun view at night. The area is a bit small but there are some stairs and balconies that can be fun to shoot on. Be sure to see if there are any events going on in this location before you schedule a shoot there.
  • Local Cupcake Shop – There are so many cupcake shops around Indy! Most of them are well decorated and have lots of style. Grab a cupcake and dig in. Cupcake shops are especially perfect for first birthday cake smash sessions! My favorite cupcake shop so far is Sweet Home Cupcake in Fishers, IN.
  • Local Coffee Shop – Cupcakes are great for kids, but coffee is awesome for adults. Coffee shops are prefect for your next session. I don’t typically recommend Starbucks, but there are lots of other local coffee shops around the city that make great venues. My favorite one so far is Mo’Joe Coffee House.
  • Your Home – I LOVE Indianapolis lifestyle photography that takes place in your home. There is nothing more real than where you really live. When you take pictures in your home they end up matching the décor in your home and thus making them perfect for decorating.
  • The Butterfly Gardens at the Indianapolis Zoo – There is a sitting fee of $150 and includes up to 4 admission tickets. This fee offers access to the 3.3 acres of outdoor gardens, Hilbert Conservatory (when open with a running show) and Zoo grounds during operating hours. They do schedule the photography sessions during operating hours and around the weddings that take place in the outdoor gardens and Hilbert Conservatory. Payment and a signed contract are due in advance. It is recommend scheduling/booking a photography sessions at least two weeks prior.
  • Garfield Park Conservatory and Sunken Gardens – The Conservatory has a year round green area with beautiful flowers and even a waterfall. There is a $75 fee to photograph here and you have to set up a time before the shoot as they only allow one photographer at a time. One hour of shooting is more than enough time as the conservatory is not large. This is a great place to shoot on cold days if you want some indoor and some outdoor shots as the Sunken Gardens is right outside which offers a perfect outdoor location.
  • Parking Garages – Parking garages offer great light and cover. They also offer a nice industrial feel. It’s best if you can find one that is empty.
  • My Studio – I’ve got a small studio in the Carmel/Westfield area. It’s a great space for small families, newborns, babies, couples, and maternity session. I would love to show you around my Westfield, IN photography studio.
  • Think Outside the Box – I really like taking pictures at a location that has meaning to the couple or family that I’m photographing. So if you and your family loves to play indoor soccer together, let’s go take pictures at an indoor soccer arena. If you and your family are big Butler Basketball fans then let’s do an indoor session in Hinkle Fieldhouse. Location ideas around Indianapolis are endless. Feel free to think outside the box when choosing your location!

**Disclaimer – Please check with the location directly to make sure the information above is accurate.

Are you looking for a great outdoor photography location in Indianapolis? If so, check out my recent blog post – Top 10 Location in Indianapolis to Take Family or Engagement Pictures

The Jansen Triplets – Indianapolis Child Photography

I’m a little behind in blogging this session. But, better late than never – right? These four little kiddos are just too cute not to share.

I had fun with these three for their six month session.

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The triplets’ big sister…

The triplets' big sister

All four girls… This picture was no easy task.

4 Sisters

Triplet girls in yellow and blue

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Here is a little behind the scenes. There is a lot that goes into taking care of these 4 little ones.

behind the scenes of triplet shoot

Motherhood just looks so good on some people…

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I can’t wait until these three turn one! We are going to have one epic cake smash session.

Are you looking for a child photographer in Indianapolis? If so be sure to contact KristeenMarie Photography.

Smiles from a Sweetheart – 3 Month Milestone Photography Session in Indianapolis

I love watching the little ones grow though out their first year of life. This little sweetheart is no exception.

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3 month old child

Baby love

baby in a yellow bonnet

smiley baby in purple

Happy Baby Girl

KristeenMarie Photography offers Indianapolis Child Photography in and around Indianapolis.

Newborn Clara – Indianapolis Newborn Photography

Meet sweet Clara. This little lady was 9 lbs of cuteness. He had a full head of hair and was full of smiles through out her session.

Smiling Newborn Girl

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Indianapolis Newborn Photography

baby girl

bundle of joy

Family with baby girl

Brother and Sister

Beautiful mom and baby

Awake newborn baby girl

A big congrats to Clara’s parents! You have a beautiful new baby girl on your hands!! Be sure to leave some words of encouragement for the new parents in the comments section below.

If you are looking for an Indianapolis newborn photographer be sure to contact KristeenMarie Photography!

Sawyer – Indianapolis Newborn Photography

Meet tiny little newborn Sawyer. He is a handsome little man!

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Happy family

Dad and baby boy in nursery

mother and son outside

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Such a perfect little family! I love it.

Are you looking for a newborn photographer in Indianapolis? Look no further… be sure to contact KristeenMarie Photography to check on pricing and availability.

Baby Charlee – Indianapolis Newborn Photography


Meet newborn Charlee! She was a doll.

I can’t wait to watch this little lady grow.

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Baby girl in pink

I love it when they smile for me!

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I had to take some pictures of this nursery. It is just too stinking cute!!

pink striped nursery

Are you looking for a newborn photographer in Indianapolis? Look no further than KristeenMarie Photography!

Lydia is 3 Months Old – Indianapolis Child Photographer

Lydia is 3 months old!3 Month Old Bayb Girl

She made me work pretty hard to get this smile out of her…

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baby on yellow backdrop

This is Lydia and her cousins. They are all Cubs fans…

baby and cousins

It’s not every day that I get to photograph a sleeping 3 month old!

Sleeping baby

Sleeping 3 month old

This image was a special request from mom. Someone is going to have a pretty big sweet tooth.

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Baby and mom…

baby and mom

I can’t wait to watch Lydia to continue to grow! Stay tuned for her 6, 9, and 12 month sessions.

Are you looking for an Indianapolis photographer? Look no further. KristeenMarie Photography offers custom photography in Indianapolis and central Indiana.