Bia Garbelotti Photography is an on-Location Family Photographer specializing in lifestyle portraiture and documentary serving the entire Long Island including Hampton's, Nassau County, Suffolk County & surrounding New York areas.
Documentary sessions capture the moments that you and your family would typically do. This can be hanging out at home, going to your favorite coffee shop, record stores, or special events like the birth of you baby or the arrival of your military spouse. It is incorporating your "real-life events" into the session. Documentary locations should be chosen by you. I can throw out ideas and see what you like to do, but the final choice should be yours.
During the documentary photo session I wont be directing and posing you, i will strictly document how the moment unfolds in front of me.
These type of sessions are perfect for moments/events like:
The adoption of a child
The journey of a NICU baby
The birth of a baby
The arrival or departure of a military family member
Any other celebration/event considered important to you
These are perfect for families, children, maternity and couples. They are not the documentary type of session, although it will still have my signature feeling of relaxation and authenticity. These sessions will be more directed and controlled by me, with a mixture of candid shots and posed ones. This session can take place on your house, on the beach or on an open field on a cloudy or clear sky 1 hour before the sunset. Any other location that you might have in mind I'm open for discussion.
These type of sessions are perfect for:
Fresh 48: A birth space newborn session allows those raw memories to be savored forever. Your session will take place in your birth space (hospital, home, birth center). This session is only for the immediate family. I keep my schedule open around your due date and will visit your space within the first 48 hours of life or before you are discharged from the hospital. These sessions are stress-free and relaxed, No prepping necessary.
Lifestyle newborn sessions: These are the perfect way to capture your new baby in a relaxed way. The lifestyle newborn photo shoot focuses primarily on the interaction between the new baby, their family, and their surroundings and is much less centered around obtaining the perfect pose. Therefore having a baby under two weeks of age is less important. No posing (either of the baby or family) is done, just gentle and relaxed direction, which allows for natural connection and interaction to occur.
Lifestyle family session: I will incorporate everything about your family, using your home or any other place as the background. I will capture your family, just as they are, doing activities you all love.
CouplesLifestyle: These are the perfect way to capture love, passion, friendship and intimacy between two people. This session will take place in a meaningful and memorable location for the couple.
Maternity: These are a great way to show the expectation and preparedness of the parents just before the baby arrives. It can take place in your home or outdoors. The incorporation of siblings and pets is a perfect way to tell the story of an expecting family.