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Birthing Centers in New Orleans As a mom of two, I would have loved to known about different birthing experiences that were available. My kiddos are grown but I love to pass on information that I think expecting moms would love to know about. The birthing centers listed are just a few from the NOLA […]

MORGAN CITY, Louisiana Newborn Photographer | Birthing Centers in New Orleans

natural birth

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Why Newborn Photography Is Important   Your Legacy Begins The birth of your child whether your first or fourth baby, is an incredible moment in any parent’s life. One that deserves to be captured by having a newborn photo session. Babies grow and change so quickly, you may be surprised how quickly your little one […]

MORGAN CITY, Louisiana Newborn Photographer | The Importance of a Newborn Portrait Session

newborn baby girl smiling

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Tips to Help Your Newborn’s Session go Smoothly Before you arrive to your newborn photography session it is important to follow the prep guide your photographer has provided to you. The prep guide helps ensure a successful newborn photo session with your precious new baby at Melinda Gilmore Photography in Morgan City, Louisiana. Traveling to […]

Preparing for a Newborn Photo Session in Morgan City, Louisiana

baby boy bed prop

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Best age for Newborn Photos  This is a question I am asked often: “What is the best age for newborn photos?” Typically, the best age for newborn photos is within the first 14 days after birth. Reason being, is that your baby is generally very sleepy and still flexible enough to mold into those tiny, […]

MORGAN CITY, Louisiana Newborn Photographer | The Magnificent Time for Newborn Photos

newborn boy cowboy prop

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Top 5 things to prepare for your Maternity Photoshoot by melinda@melindagilmore.com I know booking a maternity photoshoot can feel overwhelming. Especially when you are unsure of what you need to bring with you. Don’t worry, I have you covered in the below lists of things you need to do to prepare for your maternity photoshoot. […]

Morgan City Maternity Photographer | Preparing for your Maternity Shoot

silhouette maternity photo

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Why you should hire a professional newborn photographer Unfortunately your baby isn’t going to be a baby for very long. One minute, you’re going to be sitting in the hospital looking down at your beautiful new baby as he or she rests comfortably in your arms for the very first time. And in what feels […]

Morgan City, Louisiana Newborn Photographer | Why you should hire a professional newborn photographer

Heirloom photo album

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Maddox’s Newborn Session   Hi everyone! Today on the blog you get to meet Maddox, the 7-pound bundle of sweetness who belongs to Mary and Blake. This newborn session took place in my studio in Morgan City and I was able to capture some of my favorite images to date! Oh how I love my […]

Morgan City, Louisiana Newborn Photographer | Maddox’s Newborn Session

newborn boy smiling brown

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Customized Artwork for Clients   I remember a few years back when my clients started asking if I offered products for their photographs. I actually thought about it for a long time but I would always remind myself how important digitals were to so many clients. However, at the end of the day I never […]

Morgan City, Louisiana Maternity Photographer | Customized Artwork for Clients

Custom Heirloom Artwork

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Lucy & Parker’s One Year Session   It’s hard to believe that these two sweet baby girls are already one year old! I still remember just how tiny they were when I photographed them during their newborn session. They loved being next to each other then and even more now as they are older. I […]

Morgan City, Louisiana Photographer | Lucy & Parker’s One Year Session

Newborn baby girls twin photo session

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Breaux Extended Family Session   Hi again, everyone! Let me stop for a second to tell you that I am seriously the luckiest photographer in the world. My clients are always so wonderful to work with. That’s true of my session with the DeHart & Breaux family, too! I met up with them at the […]

Morgan City, Louisiana Newborn Photographer | Breaux Family Session

Extended family sunset session