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June Special

June we are celebrating big with a HUGE discount on family sessions. I love working with families for on location sessions and our schedule doesn’t always allow time for them. We decided to book these for later Summer and early Fall this year. Now thru the end of June schedule your family session for only […]


June 7, 2024

mom standing with white button down shirt holding pregnant belly

Studio Maternity

Embarking on a journey with expecting parents is always a joy, but meeting this radiant mama-to-be and her husband in person was an absolute delight. Our initial Zoom call months ago was not just a consultation, but a chance to bond over her visions for the perfect session. In the time leading up to her […]


May 30, 2024

Sorry,I’m A Creative

This last month has been a tough one when it comes to business. I have felt energized on days and others feeling defeated. When I put it all into perspective, I think I’m feeling it more because I’m on the verge of really expanding things at the studio to bring the very best for my […]


May 20, 2024

Pregnant model standing holding belly in black dress for her photography photo session in Greensburg photography studio


πŸ“ΈπŸŒŸ Calling all glowing moms-to-be in Pittsburgh, PA! πŸŒŸπŸ“Έ Get ready to shine like never before in the spotlight of Melissa Helman Photography’s exclusive model call maternity session! Picture yourself draped in the latest elegant gowns and luxurious fabrics, showcasing your radiant pregnancy glow for the world to see. We’re searching for expecting mothers who […]


May 15, 2024

Pittsburgh maternity session with expecting mom wearing a black bodysuit in a black and white picture

Pittsburgh Maternity Photographer- What’s Your Vision?

In a sea of talented photographers, discovering ‘YOUR photographer’ is key. But what does that mean? It’s about finding the talent whose vision resonates with you, forging a connection, and receiving a polished final product. When you invest in ‘YOUR photographer,’ you’re investing in their skill, experience, education, and creative insight. My clients choose me […]


May 13, 2024

Baby smiling while swinging forward in moms hands

Pittsburgh Baby Photography Session

I have worked with this family since they were expecting their little one. We first began our journey together during their first consultation for their maternity session. We discussed a theme, style and over all vision for the session. Over time, we have built on those same colors and themes to create a cohesive gallery […]


May 10, 2024

Finding Your Photographer

Woohoo! Your family is growing and you want to document this special time with a photo session. Now the hardest part is finding a professional photographer to do the job. Finding someone who will capture all the special moments. Here are a few tips for finding YOUR photographer. First, it’s important to know all you […]


March 8, 2023

Favorite Things List for Expecting Moms

Hello and thanks for stopping by. I wanted to take a minute and discuss some of my favorite things for expecting parents, mothers and families. It’s been 10 years since I’ve had a newborn however, I ‘m constantly shopping and always talking with moms about their favorite things. So, I wanted to share some great […]


March 5, 2023

posed newborn baby

Why hire a professional photographer?

When you hire a photographer, they should be licensed, trained, and experienced. Why is that important? It is important because we understand what it’s like to not only run a business but how to be responsible with our decisions. We take our career seriously. Being trained means you understand the safety of not only the […]


February 7, 2023

Fine Art Maternity

Maternity photography has become such a creative way for me to create fine art looks for my clients. I enjoy creating dresses on the spot out of fabric, using different fabrics to show a romantic style or using lighting to create black and white timeless silhouettes. This mama-to-be was amazing to work with. She gave […]


February 2, 2023