Camp Hill Pa Photographer

PENN | Newborn Photography Camp Hill

Shooting newborn photography in Camp Hill, Pa is my passion. It probably comes as no surprise that i’m really missing my little clients during this quarantine time we’re living in now! I was lucky enough to photograph this amazing little guy right before this major health crisis began to get serious locally. My little newborn clients mean everything to me. I always take all safety measures to keep them safe all the time, no matter what. I can only imagine how scary it must be to be delivering and brining a brand new baby into the world during a global health crisis. THESE TINY HUMANS ARE REASON ENOUGH TO LISTEN AND STAY HOME. A newborn’s immune system is undeveloped and very vulnerable. They depend on us to be responsible and protect them. Please, please stay home! Enough with that, here are some adorable newborn images to make you smile!

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Sibling & Newborn Photography Camp Hill

This big sister is absolutely, positively the best and most kind big sister. She loves her little brother to pieces! And her and I may or may not have bonded over our love for donuts! She has a sweet tooth just like me. A girl with my own heart!

I love seeing older siblings embrace their new role and love on their tiny baby brother or sister. The bond they have is incredible and makes my heart burst!

Don’t they look adorable as a family of four? I think it fits them well! Little Penn sure is very loved!

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I can’t wait to get back to doing what I love most. Blogging these newborn photos makes me miss it even more. I have faith that we’ll find a way to conquer this nasty virus that’s causing so much worry and that the world will resume some sort of normalcy soon! Hug all your loved ones tight and stay home to enjoy this extra time with them. I also have faith in all of you that will be keeping me a very busy photographer right around Christmas time! I’m expecting a baby boom and I will be more than happy to snuggle your babes and capture some wonderful memories that came from this darker time in our lives. Newborn photographers everywhere will consider the coronavirus baby boom as our silver lining! Hey! If you can’t find reasons to laugh life just wouldn’t be as great!

Scheduling a newborn session

All those times I said “It’s best to plan ahead, it’s best to plan ahead, IT’S BEST TO PLAN AHEAD” really just came back to bite me! Ha! But really, planning for a newborn session is definitely best when done way ahead. However, that’s just not possible right now. But, as soon as we are given the “OK” that it’s safe to carry on…I WILL BE BACK and more ready than ever! I will so excited that I will show up to your consultations with bells on! Haha! No, really, I am probably the world’s most excited person when it comes to their job and loving what they do. So, believe me when I say I can’t wait to be back to work. It’s not too early to get on my call back list though! As soon as i’m able to start scheduling consultations again, booking sessions and photographing them I will begin doing so. If you are on my call back list- you will be first to be scheduled when the time comes! To learn more about my newborn sessions please shoot me a quick message HERE. I will give you a call to chat about setting up a consultation when they time comes! Hey- a little human interaction would be nice right now, eh?!

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Baby Photographer in Mechanicsburg Pa

Baby Photographer in Mechanicsburg Pa | The Milestone you shouldn't miss.

As a baby Photographer in Mechanicsburg Pa, I'm going to give you my best new parent advice. The 6th month old "sitter" milestone is the one you shouldn't miss! As in THIS IS THE CUTEST PHASE EVER! Like, hire a professional photographer NOW type of important! Whether you had your baby photographed as a newborn or not, the 6th month old milestone of your baby's life is absolutely one you will want to have visual memories of forever. I can promise you. This stage, when your baby is able to sit up by her/himself, nearly unassisted is the perfect time to document some of the cutest memories you will have. Six month sitter sessions offer the best, most animated smiles and expressions. Babies are almost always just so happy and pleasant at this age! It is literally the best!

If you can't take my word for it, no worries. I have no trouble providing you with one of the most adorable 6 month old sitter examples EVER! This absolute doll baby is Sienna. Really, I can only describe her as the most perfect baby doll I've ever seen. She was such a happy girl. But, her gorgeous, bright blue eyes and her amazing dark hair is what I first fell in love with. Then, she little personality shines through! I'd scoop her right up and keep her if I was allowed! Ready to have your heart burst with crazy amounts of cuteness? Ready or not...Meet Sienna!

Will your baby be approaching the 6-7 month milestone soon? I would love to be your baby photographer!

If the answer is yes, now is the perfect time to start planning. It is never really too early! In fact, the earlier the better! It is best to reserve this type of session 1-4 months in advance. I customize each session especially for you and your baby. These are the images you'll want hanging on your walls where you can see them each and every time you walk into your home. I promise - they will make you smile every single day!

Get in touch with me now to start planning your baby's 6 month old "sitter" session.

I would love to work with you and will walk you through my process from consultation to delivery of your image art work. First, send me a quick message HERE to get in touch! I can't wait to meet you and your little love!

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Newborn and Baby Photographer near Camp Hill Pa

Newborn and Baby Photographer near Camp Hill, Pa – Aitha

Newborn and Baby Photographer near Camp Hill Pa. Just LOOK at this little guy’s gorgeous head of dark hair! I mean, it would make most of us girls jealous! I really, really have a thing for babies with a full head of hair. Especially dark hair! If you follow my work, you are probably already aware of that! Maybe it’s because my own girl had super dark hair as a newborn. Maybe because I am a dark haired girl? I am not sure, but there is just something about a whole lot of dark hair on a newborn that I love so much! When I first laid eyes on this guy I knew he was going to make the most perfect newborn baby art ever! I WAS RIGHT! You have got to agree!?

If you ask me what my ONE favorite part of my job is I don’t think I’d be able to give you an answer. That’s the honest truth. I truly love so many things about what I do. From snuggling these tiny, perfect and new creatures to building lasting relationships with my clients to watching their families grow and their children grow up. But, one thing that means so much to me is to see everything come together in the form of tangible, heirloom portrait art. To see my clients expressions when their portraits are hanging on their walls – IN PRINT! Where it is meant to be! So you can see and enjoy your memories every single day. It is truly rewarding – to you and to me!

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Send me a quick message HERE to start planning your newborn’s custom portrait session! I can’t wait to work with you!

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Newborn-Maternity-Family and High School Senior Photographer in Mechanicsburg PA

Newborn-Maternity-Family and High School Senior Photographer in Mechanicsburg PA | 2019 year in review!

As a Newborn-Maternity-Family and High School Senior Photographer in Mechanicsburg PA 2019 was awesome! I’ve captured some of my most favorite images this year. I’ve snuggled, loved and photographed some of the most adorable babies in all of Central PA! I am totally sure of it! I’ve giggled with kiddos, ran around like a nut with toddlers, channeled my youthful soul while capturing high school senior pictures and watched my repeat client families grow up a little more this year. I mean, it will be hard for me to write this post without a few tears. Guys – this is not just my job. This is a genuine labor of love here. Some will say “you shouldn’t be emotionally connected to your job,” but I disagree. I do this with my whole heart. I look back on a year and feel so blessed to have crossed paths with each and every one of my clients. Some it was for the very first time and others who feel like they’ve become old friends. You guys are all gold to me. Every one of you holds a special place in this photographer’s heart of memories.

Now, for a moment of transparency…because, let’s be real-2019 wasn’t all sunshine, unicorns and glitter. It included some unexpected hurdles to jump at times- I guess you could say. This 2019 year required some serious faith to get through the things that are out of my control and the drive to conquer all that is within it. With those two things, the most amazing family, a few very close friends and a whole handful of the greatest clients any photographer could have – Here I am! Happy, healthy, and ready to take on 2020 and all it’s new adventures!

All of these moments that we turned into tangible, keepsake memories mean everything.

Not only to you, but to me. I have a genuine value for family and the people we love most. I know how much it will mean to you forever to have these memories of the babies,children, spouses and EVEN PUPPIES you love. Time will change us all. We’ll grow older as will our children. These moments you allowed me to capture for you are frozen forever. That is priceless. Thank you for trusting me to capture these memories for you this year. Thank you for allowing me to guide you through this process and allow me to help you choose tangible, heirloom artwork for your home so that your children’s children will have these special family memories. They’ll be just as important to you decades from now as they are today!

Let’s talk about 2020!

As we say goodbye to 2019 it’s important to plan for the future! Silly resolution time, I know! But, I’m excited! I’ve got big plans for the new year and I’m looking forward to connecting with all of you who will be a part of it! I will, however, be scheduling limited sessions each month. This keeps me on my A game so that I can give each of you a personal and custom portrait experience. Most important, I’m a mom myself, so being present for my daughter is my biggest priority. I’m all about “being the best version of ourselves” and a good start for me is by not overfilling my plate. I want to give everyone I care about the best version of me! So, with that being said…plan, plan, plan ahead! Yep, I know…lots of us a procrastinators, but it’s best to book your session several months in advance! If you’re expecting a baby this year – it is best to schedule your newborn session before your 3rd trimester. That way, all is set when baby arrives! Newborn session openings fill FAST! If you’re thinking ahead to spring and summer – now is a great time to get the planning started! It is MY MOST FAVORITE time of the year for family photography! Absolutely, positively the most beautiful time of the year! And Fall…welll….i’m still recovering from the past few months. We’ll revisit the idea of fall again soon! Hahaha!

Let’s chat about your family!

I’d love to chat about what makes your family special and how we can capture that for you. I’ll sit down with you and carefully plan all the details to how we will photograph your special people. I’ll walk you through my entire portrait process. Send me a quick message HERE to get in touch with me!

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Mechanicsburg Newborn and Baby Photographer

Mechanicsburg Newborn and Baby Photographer – Colton

Mechanicsburg Newborn and Baby Photographer. Colton, you certainly could not have possibly been more of a photographer’s dream baby. You slept so soundly, were so snuggly, and I could have held you all day. When you started to wake I would simply say “Shhhhh, Colton. We’re going back to sleep now.” And like no newborn baby I have every photographed before, YOU WENT RIGHT BACK TO SLEEP! Not only once or twice, but a few times! It was amazing and I will always remember you for exactly this.

It’s no secret that newborn photos are my favorite! It’s the greatest feeling in the world to become a parent of a new baby. That moment when you first hold your precious baby in your arms is like nothing else. This tiny creature is all yours! It’s also no secret just how fast these little ones grow. These tiny feature will grow by the day and soon you’ll have a toddler, child, and teen. This phase is so important to capture. These memories of your baby as such a tiny newborn will be invaluable. They’ll mean everything to you as your baby grows and all throughout life.

I would love to help you capture and preserve this extra special time in yours and your baby’s life. It is best to plan ahead, so that a session can be reserved and customized especially for you. Sessions are limited and newborns are photographed within the first 10 days of life. However, if your baby has already arrived- do not hesitate to call! I will always squeeze a newborn client in when possible!

Let’s chat about planning a special session to capture the new, tiny love of your life! Please send me a quick message HERE and I will be in touch to set up a consultation with you! I can’t wait to meet you and create something beautiful and timeless for you!

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Family Photographer in Harrisburg Pa

Family Photographer in Harrisburg Pa - The Norman Family

Family Photographer in Harrisburg Pa - The Norman Family. I love when families get together as a large group to be photographed together. It shows just how much they value one another and having visual memories together. Families are ever evolving and changing. To have a memory of your family just as it is now, at the ages you are and at the stage of life your children are in is always something so special to remember. No matter what season in life you are in. These are your people. This is your tribe. There is nothing more important than the ones we love.

The Norman's Fall family session was purchased as a very special Mother's Day gift in the spring. HOW SWEET IS THAT? How many gifts can you give your mom that she is LITERALLY GOING TO HAVE FOREVER!? Gifts you are going to have forever, your children are going to have forever and they're going going to be able to pass to their children. There are not many that I can think of! This may have been a Mother's Day present, but I think Dad is getting just as much joy out of seeing his family's portraits on the walls of his home everyday too!

Families that have fun together are the best! If you know me, you know I am not at all a "super serious" girl. I thrive on laughter and humor and totally encourage all of this silliness! These memories are just as important as the sweet ones!

It's time to book NOW for Fall family portraits!

It's that time of year...FALL portrait season! It may still seem early, but it's absolutely NOT too early to book your fall family portrait session. Openings almost always fill before the actual fall season begins. Send me a message HERE today to start planning your own custom portrait session!

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Newborn Photographer in Camp Hill PA

As a Newborn Photographer in Camp Hill PA & Mechanicsburg PA, I love to create classic and timeless images.

As a Newborn Photographer in Camp Hill PA & Mechanicsburg PA, I love to create classic and timeless images. Sanya was just so sweet, quiet and had the most perfect baby doll skin! It's hard for me not to just want to snuggle a newborn all day. However, she made my job easy peezy! Posing her and capturing these images for her Mama and Daddy was certainly a pleasure. I always feel so honored that my clients haven chosen and trusted me to photograph their newborns in my Mechanicsburg, PA studio.

When is the best time to book a newborn session? The sooner, the better! It is never too early to reserve and start planning your newborn photography session! Newborn sessions are limited and are very carefully customized, planned and styled just for you. Custom newborn photography is best when booked and planned well before your baby is set to make his/her arrival. Newborns are photographed within the first 10 days of life and you will be happy the planning is done! The only thing you will have to do is show up, relax and let me soothe and snuggle your baby for a day! It's a win for both of us!

I will walk you through the custom portrait process and together we will plan a very special session. Memories of the most precious time of your life is something you won't want to miss!

Send me a quick message here to set up a consultation and start planning your custom newborn photography session. I can't wait to work with you and your little one!

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Alina | Newborn Photography Mechanicsburg PA

Newborn Photographer Mechanicsburg PA

Newborn Photography Mechanicsburg PA.  Alina was the sweetest little peanut! She also has eyelashes that would make any grown woman jealous! When her mama came to her reveal and ordering session to see her images for the first time she said "Wow! Are her eyelashes really THAT long?!" My answer was: Yes! She has the greatest eyelashes! Too bad we can't all be as blessed as you, Miss Alina! She was so much fun to snuggle!

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If you are expecting a newborn in 2019 I would love to work with you! It's never too early to start planning ahead for a custom portrait session as newborn sessions have the most limited availability. Send me a quick message here so that we can begin planning how we'll capture and preserve your life's most special memories!

 

Karissa Zimmer Photography is a leading Mechanicsburg PA newborn photographer, maternity, baby and family photographer. Her signature photography techniques and style are sought-after and celebrated by families throughout Mechanicsburg, PA, Camp Hill, PA, Harrisburg, PA, Hershey, PA, Carlisle, PA, Central Pennsylvania, and surrounding areas. 

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Harrison {Mechanicsburg PA Newborn Photographer}

Harrison is a chubby little guy!

Being the mom of a once 9lb 9oz newborn, I am sucker for big, squishy newborn babies! Hand me a nine pound newborn baby and ALL the feels come right back every single time! I first met Harrison's mommy and daddy for a maternity session. I love when couples make it a priority to document the special journey of bringing a new life into the world. Being able to have tangible portraits to look back on of this amazing miracle is something they'll never regret. These tiny (or a bit bitter in Harrison's case!) babes...they grow up. And they love to have these portraits of their mamas and dads to look at one day.  With that being said....BRING ME ALL THE BIG BABIES! Pretty please :)

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Portraits of your newborn baby are something that you will hold near and dear to your heart forever and ever. Long after they've outgrown your arms by a long shot and the sleepless nights are long gone...you will have these memories that you can look back on. I promise, you'll never regret the time or investment made in something so invaluable.

Let's work together to create a custom portrait session for your special bundle of love! Sessions are best booked months before your little one arrives to ensure that there is a reservation just for you. I am currently booking sessions now through October 2018 with very limited openings during the summer months. Let's chat about planning your very own custom portrait session.

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Summer Memories

It's not often that I share personal images, but I think it is important to do sometimes. Especially summer memories! This is the little person who holds my heart. She's growing up so fast yet when I see these images it reminds me of her pure, young, sweet spirit.  I was so blessed to be able to spend lots of time enjoying my daughter this summer and creating these memories at our favorite place.  I hate to think these beach days are over and we're almost ready to wrap up the summer and send our babies back to school.  The end of this season is always the most dreaded part of the year to me!  I will cherish the memories I have from the summer 17' with my little girl forever and ever.  I know I say it ALL the time, but please stop growing up, Madalyn! Newborn Photography baby photographer Mechanicsburg PA Newborn photographer_0038

 

The memories you capture of your family in print will mean absolutely everything to you someday. I'd love to work with you to create something special. Something that you and your children will have forever to remember their childhood.  Send me a message here and let's chat about how we will tell your family's story!

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Thank you for visiting Karissa Zimmer Photography!

I will be out of the office starting July 19th and returning on August 5th with limited access to the internet and email.

I will respond to all inquiries when I am back in town. Thank you so much for your patience and have a wonderful day!

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