Category archives: Birth Photography

  • Birth photography - Flash or no flash?

  • To be or not to be... a flasher. That is the question. Ask a bunch of birth photographers whether they flash or don't flash, and you'll surely get a heated discussion.  This blog post is for those of you who say "Never! I would NEVER use flash at a birth!" The most common argument against usi[...]
  • 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[...]