Category archives: Birth Photography

  • The Birth of Kaleva - Austin Birth Photographer

  • Stefanie contacted me early in her pregnancy.  So it was very exciting when her day finally arrived!  It was a beautiful but brisk morning and the fire was on when I got to her cozy home out in Killeen.  I walked in to find Stefanie concentrating during her contractions, her midwives surrounding her[...]
  • Small Business Saturday Sale!

  •   First ever Small Business Saturday sale at PhotosByLei.com!  Don't miss it, sessions are $500 OFF!  Take advantage of the opportunity to work with someone with over 3 years experience in home, birth center and hospital births.  Leilani specializes exclusively in birth photography, has [...]
  • The Birth of Aidyn - Austin Birth Photographer

  • This birth story is so beautiful and empowering that I wanted the mother's own thoughts and feelings to accompany it. Read about Cynthia and Aidyn's homebirth experience, and then watch their slideshow below. "There are so many layers to our birth story, it's hard to know where to begin. The big[...]
  • Welcome, Jacob! Austin Birth Photography

  • It was 3:50 p.m. and Jen was on day 2 of signs of early labor. Since her body had been warming up for a couple days, it didn't take long for things to progress. I arrived at their home about 5:30 p.m. When I walked in, the kids greeted me with smiles and excitement. Jen and Clint had never left[...]
  • Welcome, Baby! - Austin Birth Photographer

  • When I arrived at this birth, everything was pretty quiet. It was about 9:00pm. The other children were asleep and Mama was cheerfully chatting with her midwives. Every now and then she would move to her birth ball, or walk around the house, but she pretty much stayed in the same frame of mind ri[...]
  • born at home - Austin Birth Photographer

  • When Brooke and I first met, she wasn't sure how much of her birth experience she wanted photographed. She did know that she wanted to preserve those first moments with her baby, as well as when baby met big brother Emerson. But the whole labor experience captured? She just couldn't decide. So s[...]
  • Image Of The Year - Born In The Caul

  • Good afternoon, everyone! What an exciting week this has been. I have entered my caul image into the "Image Of The Year" competition with www.birthphotographers.com. This week they've held a "People's Choice" portion, and all the entrants are campaigning for votes for their image! I am thrilled [...]