Hello, I'm Karen Kahn. Welcome to the Looking Up Photography blog, showcasing highlights of  client sessions, and useful information for your next session. Stay a while and enjoy!

baby boy swaddled in blue asleep on a blue flokati

We’re just a few weeks into spring, and you didn’t think I’d let it go by without celebrating, did you?! Spring is one of my favorite seasons, by far – a season for all of us to emerge from our winter hibernation and celebrate new life. This year, spring holds even more hope, I think, […]

family of four smiling and looking at the camera

Raise your hand if you’re looking for a newborn session to inspire you! This may be the second spring we’re having that looks a bit different, this year, but it doesn’t mean our photography inspiration should suffer. Heck, maybe you have a ton of inspiration right now since all your favorite professional photographers are getting […]

I’m on quite the productivity kick as we enter into our second year of the novel coronavirus pandemic! It started with going through all of my sessions from over the past year or so, then selecting many of my favorites and preparing them to be blogged here. Of course it’s hard, as a professional photographer, […]

Studio posed newborn baby portrait session all in white, baby is cradled in-between mom and dad, kissing him on the cheeks

As a newborn photographer, my goal is to have a baby who sleeps through our session. I prep my clients. I give them information. Even if parents do everything to a T, every now and then I’ll photograph a baby who has a bit of a hard time settling in the studio. This is especially […]

posed newborn photography session

  Photographing repeat clients at my studio is such a joy. This session started when mom Jess contacted me about a second session because she loved the newborn session with their first child so much! This client is wonderful, and she was happy to tell me that she booked with Looking Up Photography again due […]

The world may have closed indefinitely due to the current novel coronavirus pandemic, but babies are still born every day and each one is worth celebrating! This studio newborn session was for a first-time client who found me via Greenwich Moms. Pretty cool, I think! I truly loved mom’s straightforward requests, and especially the navy […]