Tag Archives: Oklahoma Photographer

Aerial Photography Tips

  Earlier this year, just before my water broke, I had the incredible opportunity to foray into aerial photography with a flight over downtown Oklahoma City and the Oklahoma State Capitol. It’s not every day a pregnant lady tackles aerial … Continue reading

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How I Coped With 62 Days as a NICU Parent

Today was our son Rawley’s original due date, but he is now 11 weeks and 1 day old. Rawley came home from the NICU on July 24th, 62 days after his premature birth on May 23rd. Our family collectively spent … Continue reading

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What a Photographer Looks For in a Photographer (6 Tips for Choosing a Portrait Photographer)

Having high-quality maternity portraits was important to me when I was pregnant with our son, for both sentimental and professional reasons. Out of the masses, I picked Rachel Williams, Owner of Photographic Designs in Tulsa, OK and couldn’t be happier with the … Continue reading

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Introducing Our Son, Rawley William (Rawley’s Birth and 1st Month of Life)

Meet Rawley William Ambuehl; born at 28 weeks, 6 days, on May 23rd at 6:20 am; 2 pounds, 13 ounces; 14 inches long. He is one month old today! Rawley’s Birth Story My water broke on April 3rd, 2012, at … Continue reading

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My Life in the Hospital for 7 Weeks, 6 Days (Bed Rest, Part 2)

Between the time I was hospitalized after my water broke on April 3rd and when I was discharged after delivering our son Rawley 8 weeks later, my life on hospital bed rest was less boring than you might think! 7 Memorable … Continue reading

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My Life On Bed Rest Since My Water Broke at 21 Weeks, 4 Days (Part 1)

In January, I joyfully announced my pregnancy on this blog. I intended to keep shooting, assisting, consulting, and working just as hard as always for as long as my body would let me. I thought I could make it through 7 months, which … Continue reading

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Oklahoma State Capitol (Oklahoma City Aerial Photography)

In addition to the Devon Energy Tower and Oklahoma City skyline, on my recent aerial photography project I captured images of the Oklahoma State Capitol. Here are two of my favorites! To license or buy prints of these images please … Continue reading

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Aerial Photos of Devon Energy Tower and Downtown OKC (Oklahoma City Commercial Photographer)

Recently I had the incredible opportunity to take aerial photographs of downtown Oklahoma City, including the Devon Energy Tower and Oklahoma State Capitol. To license or buy prints of any of these images, please contact me at holly@hollybaumannphotography.com. The Devon … Continue reading

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HGTV’s Showhouse Showdown Part 1: Behind-the-Scenes / Before-After Images (OKC Architectural Photographer)

Last year, I had the great opportunity of shooting a two-day architectural, portrait, and documentary photography assignment for HGTV! The network filmed an episode of “Showhouse Showdown” in Edmond, OK. The embargo period for those images expired, so I can … Continue reading

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2011 Wrap-Up #5: Outtake Reel

Outtakes are so much more fun and interesting than a lineup of my most perfect images from 2011! So, enjoy this list of things that went wrong this year…but that made for some of my favorite images and happiest memories! … Continue reading

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2011 Wrap-Up #3: Major Business Milestones (Photography Business Tips)

While learning things the hard way in 2011, I also had some great successes and reached some major milestones in my business. Here are a few, with some tips about how to do the same for yourself, if you’d like: Doubled … Continue reading

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2011 Wrap-Up #1: 6 Things I’ve Learned About Owning a Business (Usually the Hard Way)

If there’s one way to characterize my experience as a fledgling full-time photographer this year, it would be “boot camp.” Or maybe “growing pains.” Or “on-the-job-training.” Or “trial-by-fire…” You get the idea. The process of creating a sustainable business can be … Continue reading

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Our 2011 Holiday Card

I wasn’t sure we could top last year’s card, but I think we’ve done it! We did a single mailer this year for all friends, family, and business contacts, including clients that received holiday gifts, SMUG guest speakers, job leads, photographers that I assisted on-location, ad … Continue reading

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What My Clients are Getting This Holiday Season (Grateful OKC Photographer!)

Each year, I start planning client holiday gifts in early November. My goals are always to 1) have a cohesive theme, 2) be generous, 3) be unique, and 4) highlight my own products to recall their experience as my client, … Continue reading

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