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Welcome to Pictures by Whitney! My name is Whitney Marzullo. I am a custom newborn & family photographer based in Southern York County, Pennsylvania. I love everything photography, but my passions are newborns & families. I love photographing families & watching them grow. I believe that you don't need to have a special occasion to have a session, because every day is a good day to capture a smile!

Summer Mini-Sessions | Southern York County Pennsylvania Family Photographer

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It was one hot day for mini-sessions!  It’s a good thing that a mini-session doesn’t last too long.  When I began as a photographer, I offered mini-sessions to help build my business, and I didn’t really love them the first couple of years.  I found it difficult to enjoy the session because I didn’t have time to get to know my clients.  That has all changed.  This time around I only had two new families, and the one family I kind of, sort of knew them.  It was nice to see the familiar faces for mini-sessions even if it was only for 15-20 minutes.  Here are a couple pictures from a couple of the sessions.  Doesn’t it make you want to schedule a mini-session?

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What is a mini-session?  Well, it is a session at a specific location, on a specific date.  They are more affordable because I book several sessions on a give date with several time slots.  Your session lasts 15-20 minutes and you only get 8-10 images.  You also get an 8×10 from your session, so you have at least one professional print.  A mini-session is $125 (or at least that is the new price effective June 1) and you’ll have the option to add on a print package.  Want to get on the waiting list?  Just send me an email whitney@picturesbywhitney.com or message me on Facebook.  Or, you can contact me from this post . . .

Beautiful First Communion | Southern York County Pennsylvania Family Photographer

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I was so lucky to have the opportunity to photograph this beautiful girl in her first communion dress.  Some sessions just beg me to edit them a little differently like this session.  It’s a little vintage, or as one of my recent clients called it Instagramy (pretty sure that is a new word.)  Isn’t she gorgeous . . . and not everyone can do wings, but this girl makes it work.

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Vintage Cake Smashing | Southern York County Pennsylvania Family Photographer

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These are the cake smashing pictures from a recent 2 part session for this little girl’s 1st birthday.  The first part of the session was in a vintage dress with an antique high chair that the mom refinished.  And, she made a matching banner and bloomers that you see in these pictures.  She painted the frame to match her high chair.  And, the cake . . . she made that for the session.  She put a lot of time and effort into her little girl’s session . . . I think I helped bring her vision to life.  I LOVED this session.

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I’ve Got My Eyes On You | Southern York County Pennsylvania Newborn Photographer

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I photographed a beautiful baby girl last week.  She was a couple weeks early, and she was very alert.  I think she is ready to take on the world.  She was awesome.  Even though she was very alert, eventually she fell asleep just long enough for us to get a few sleepy pictures and a couple of prop pictures, too.  Most newborns look cross-eyed, but she was very focused.  Enjoy!

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Great Expectations | Southern York County Newborn & Family Photographer

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I realized the other day that I don’t have any maternity posts on my blog.  Not sure why I don’t have any of them because I do them.  Here are some pictures from my last session.  It was a studio session.  I do studio and I do on-location sessions.  Most of maternity sessions are mini-maternity sessions.  This was such an easy going family, and I can’t wait to meet their little girl in just a couple months!

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Something a Little Different | Southern York County Family Photographer

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I had fun spending time with this young lady.  It was a little windy and chilly, but she didn’t complain at all.  Her mom basically let me do whatever I wanted to do from picking out the outfits and the locations.  I did a little something different for this session when I edited them.  Normally, I try to get the picture perfect in the camera and I spend just a little bit of time making little adjustments to make a good picture just a little bit better.  This time, I spent a little more time editing the pictures to make them a little more shabby chic (or at least that’s what I am calling it.)  As a business person, I know that you need to keep your product consistent . . . but as an artist, it is fun to do something a little different and a little creative every now and then.

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Spring Flowers & Birthdays | Southern York County Family Photographer

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This beautiful big girl is such a sweetheart.  I’ve had the pleasure of photographing her over the last year and a half.  Our first session was a family session, and I’ve done her pictures for her last two birthdays.  The day of this session, we also did an extended family session (I didn’t get a release from the rest of the family so I can’t share their pictures right now.)  We only did a handful of pictures, and I think they look great.  Happy birthday!

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