Corona Virus: Studio Cleaning Practices

Corona Virus: Studio Cleaning Practices We are all in this together. During the COVID-19 pandemic season, we all need to take special precautions to keep our friends and family safe. Please check out the Laura Mares Photography Studio cleaning guidelines for studio sessions below. The studio will be available for up to 2 studio sessions a week with a minimum of 24 hours between sessions to allow for proper cleaning. We will be social distancing during sessions, 6 feet during outdoor sessions and 3 feet in the studio. Please bring only family members that will be photographed to studio. Please note that only one immediate family member should attend a senior or child portrait session. Temperature ChecksTemperature checks for photographer and clients (including each family member to be photographed) the evening before the session. If any family member has a fever exceeding 100.4 degrees we will reschedule your session. Consider the following…

Continue Reading Corona Virus: Studio Cleaning Practices

Maternity + Newborn Spotlight – Pittsburgh Photographer

Today on the blog I'm excited to feature a family that recently moved to Pittsburgh. We got together for a maternity session, a posed newborn session and a lifestyle session at home with the whole family. We had fun and got creative every time we got together!

Continue Reading Maternity + Newborn Spotlight – Pittsburgh Photographer

Newborn Spotlight – Pittsburgh Newborn Photographer

A few months ago I met an amazing couple at their maternity session. We met in mid-December at sunset at Mt. Lebanon Park. They are successful small business owners with big hearts. I immediately began looking forward to seeing them again at their daughter's newborn session. I asked if I could interview this new mom about her experience of having her first newborn baby. Wait until you see this baby's dad's super artful tattoos below! - Laura Are you from Pittsburgh? Yes, I'm from Pittsburgh. What was your baby's height and weight at birth? She was 7 pounds 5 ounces. Where did you deliver? Who delivered your baby? I delivered at Magee Women’s Hospital. Dr. Roland delivered our baby girl. Tell me a little about your experience during the delivery. We had the best experience. The L&D nurses were the best! Pretty long delivery (25.5 hrs) I was terrified since it was my…

Continue Reading Newborn Spotlight – Pittsburgh Newborn Photographer

Tour Laura Mares Photography Photography Studio

My childhood dream was to be a photojournalist for National Geographic. Although I am self-employed, I do feel like I am living my dream. I am thrilled to take pictures of the families around Pittsburgh and travel with my own family on summer vacations.

Continue Reading Tour Laura Mares Photography Photography Studio