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This sweet lifestyle newborn session with a documentary style spin was so incredibly beautiful. This up close portrait of a newborn looking over their mother's shoulder as the mother leans in to kiss her. From Xilo Photography, San Francisco Bay Area Documentary Photographer.

Documentary Lifestyle Newborn Sessions: The First 3 Months Of Life

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Get your common newborn photo questions answered and learn why you’ll thank yourself later for scheduling your lifestyle newborn session in the first 3 months after your baby is born.

Intimate boudoir maternity session featuring a pregnant mother to be in her master bedroom in the San Francisco Bay Area by Intimate Photographer Xilo Photography in Oakland California

Documentary Pregnancy Photo Sessions



Find out what documentary pregnancy photoshoots are, and why they are so unique. You’ll also discover how these sessions create such unique pregnancy portraits and celebrate your baby bump and changing body in the best way. Check it out!

Mother, father, and newborn baby in labor and delivery hospital room together. This is from a Fresh 48 Newborn Photography session that occurred at their home and at the hospital. This is taken by Oakland San Francisco Bay Area Photographer Kati Douglas with Xilo Photography. She is a distinguished photographer in the San Francisco Bay Area capturing all intimate moments for couples, weddings, families, newborns, and more.

Fresh 48 Photos – Everything You Need To Know: Bay Area Newborn Photography

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What is a fresh 48 photo session? Fresh 48 photos are sessions that take place in the first 48 hours after your newborn baby is born. These sessions are unique in the fact that you have approximately 48 hours to capture these special moments, when you, baby, and your family are adjusting to their arrival. […]

Mama and child play together on bed during a Motherhood Session with Xilo Photography

Intimate Motherhood Session with Xilo Photography in Oakland, CA



Indoor Motherhood Session with Xilo Photography Sweet, Intimate Motherhood Session with Xilo Photography in Oakland, CA   In this sweet and silly indoor Motherhood Session photoshoot in Oakland, CA, we focused on documenting mama and two-year old’s nursing connection. We wanted to capture the end of a beautiful and intimate journey they had shared for more […]

Family of 3 embracing at sunset during Cesar Chavez Park with Xilo Photography in Berkeley, CA.

Loving Family Photoshoot in Berkeley, CA



Cesar Chavez Park Family Photography Session Sunset Session with Xilo Photography   Shelter-in-place orders complicated our ability to get together for a newborn session in April. Luckily shelter-in-place orders lifted and we were able to meet a few months later! We decided on a sunset session at Cesar Chavez Park and the Berkeley Marina in Berkeley, CA.   […]

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