photography by wendy goetz

Belliam Photos

When a Photographer doesn’t deliver – What do you do? I’m sure you’ve read the horror stories. The shonky photographers who are paid in full, and never deliver photographs to their clients. The photographers that are paid and never turn up. It’s a heartbreaking prospect – especially when it comes to irreplaceable photographs like newborn […]

TIPS FOR PHOTOGRAPHING SIBLINGS When a newborn comes in to my studio with an older sibling/s, the sibling photo is almost always at the top of every parent’s list of “must have” images. There’s nothing sweeter than a photo of your children together – welcoming your new member of the family. But any baby photographer […]

BABY PHOTOGRAPHY FAQS Last week I asked my Instagram followers (Follow me at: calgaryphotos.belliamphotos if you don’t already. I’d love to connect with you!) to let me know any questions they have for me – whether it be baby photography related or business related. Thank you to everyone who took the time to get in touch! I […]

LIGHTING FOR STUDIO BABY PHOTOGRAPHY As a baby photographer, there are lots of options when it comes to lighting.  Lighting is one of the most important aspects of getting beautiful photos.  As you’ll soon see, there are plenty of options when it comes to choosing the type of lighting.  Over the last 5 years as […]

This pretty baby girl and her parents came to my studio recently for a newborn and family portrait session. We started with a phone consultation about their vision for the session and her parents wanted specific poses and high quality portraits for the session; Her dad wanted a shirtless photo with his princess and mom […]

This little man was a DREAM! He slept the whole time needing one bottle before sibling shots. He smiled, cuddled and happily let me pose him however I wanted without a fuss until the very end when he started frowning at me!

Hibbah found me off a kijiji add I was running. After we discussed her needs we decided that a sunset maternity session was the best choice, and it did not disappoint! She came to my studio to pick out her gown for the session. Hibbah was having a difficult time choosing between a purple and […]

Hi all! I am writing to this to you show you a brief setup example of a newborn session at Belliam Photos! This particular setup is for a little lady, as I am sure you can see.   I like to have my beanbag setup with a couple of blanket choices as well as matching […]