Gender Reveal – Blue is for Boy {Yorba Linda Maternity Photographer}

Who doesn’t love a pillow fight?!?  And when the end result is revealing the sex of the baby in your belly?  It’s a magical and creative gender reveal!  

Here’s how it worked, mama-to-be brought me a sealed envelope from her doctor’s office which included the baby’s sex.  Spoiler alert – they’re having a BOY!  It was so exciting to be the first person to open the envelope!  I felt so honored to be trusted with the secret.   I was able to get the appropriate amount of blue feathers to stuff the pillows with in advance of the shoot.  Then, I got to sit back with my camera while the family engaged in a playful pillow fight.  Tears came as the sky filled with blue feathers.  I’m a little biased because I happen to have two boys myself but I’m so happy for this lovely family and that their son gets a little brother soon!

Quick notes for any of you planning this from Pinterest.  (1) If you don’t have a lot of time to order feathers in advance, feather boas work; and (2) Bring a cordless vacuum to the session for clean up.  It does make a beautiful mess!


KC Crow, photographer and owner of Crow’s Nest Photography specializing in Fine Art Newborn, Maternity and Baby photography in Brea, California….serving all of North Orange County including Brea, Placentia, Yorba Linda, Anaheim Hills, Villa Park, Fullerton, Irvine, Tustin, Orange, La Habra, Huntington Beach, Newport Beach, Costa Mesa, Buena Park.  Also serving South Orange County and parts of Los Angeles County and Inland Empire.

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