Hi! I’m Jaime Sword, the photographer and graphic designer at Studio James Photography, Calgary, Alberta’s Newborn Photography studio.
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The Making of our Christmas Magic Storybook
A Whimsical Storybook For Your Child, About Your Child, Made from Images of Your Child Our Storybook Magic is now a tradition for many of our holiday clients. It is only available from Studio James Photography in Calgary because we write the magical stories...
The Maternity Photography Experience
Maternity photography sessions are so incredibly special! And why wouldn’t they be?… We are photographing them in anticipation of THE BEST GIFT EVER! I LOVE maternity picture sessions for many reasons but some of my favourites are that they build your confidence,...
Should You Find Out The Gender Of Your Baby Or Will You Remain Team Green?
Team Green It's called Team Green when parents decide to keep the sex of their baby a secret. There are so many Team Blue and Team Pinks (total stereotypes, I know) around but you don't hear about as many Team Greens. So many parents now decide to find out the sex of...
Editing Princess Photos: From Sweet-As-Can-Be to Perfectly Polished
Editing is magical… and a special skillset separate from photography. The Importance of Editing an Image We’ve talked about the importance of editing in past blogs and I’ve shown you before and after images. You’ve emphatically said, “SHOW ME MORE!!!” and I’m happy to...
When To Start Wearing Maternity Clothes In Pregnancy
Pregnancy: My First Trimester Maternity Clothes Expedition When is it time to start wearing maternity clothes? Well, if you’re like me, you peed on the stick, booked your midwife and then went shopping for maternity clothes. I mean, you’re pregnant and when you’re in...
Editing Maternity Photos: From Just Fine to Jaw Dropping
Editing is key in photography. See the before and after of this Studio James image from a Calgary maternity photography session.
Yikes, Newborn Pictures are Expensive!
Quality newborn photography can be expensive, but it’s the most important investment you’ll make when it comes to your baby. THE MOST IMPORTANT.
Before & After: Editing a Newborn Baby Image
Editing newborn photography images is a skill and an art. See the before and after of Studio James’ newborn baby photo.
I Feel Like A Whale – Why Do I Want Maternity Photography?
You are a beast. You are a badass. You are a goddess. And you deserve to celebrate, honour and remember how incredible you are.
How to Get Your Newborn Baby to Sleep
New parents often find it challenging to get their newborn baby to sleep. There are tips and techniques that newborn photographers use to help.
Selfies vs Professional Mom and Baby Pictures
Unflattering selfies show the toll that new motherhood takes on the physical body. Professional portraiture highlights the emotion that you feel for your newborn baby. It’s these special emotions that you want to remember, not how tired you were.