10 month old baby girl at Cleveland Art Museum | Family Lifestyle Photographer

I was so excited to take pictures of this family! Last time I saw this Mom was at her maternity photo session which was also at the Cleveland Museum of Art. So seeing them as parents and meeting their beautiful baby girl was extra special! She has amazing blue eyes that will melt every heart and is full of smiles. Her parents love her so much! She is one cute little sweet pea! I can’t wait to watch her grow!

Thank you both for choosing me as your family photographer!

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baby girl turning one-family of three | cleveland, oh baby photographer

You need family photographs like this! Cleveland, OH has so many beautiful places with endless possibilities plus we have four seasons giving us even more options! These photos were captured in Rockefeller Park last fall. This little girl was just about to turn one! I know this adorable family very well because I’ve been friends with the mom for about 25 years! We are both Polish and came to the USA around the same time. Plus we both share a similar passion which is photography. So yes, we totally take pictures of each others families when we can!

I really love watching these two with their daughter. They are one of the most chill and relaxed parents I know and their girl is just like them! So cool, mellow and always smiling unless she’s sleepy or hungry! They are an outdoor family so she’s been on many, many hikes from very early on! Her dad even made her a balance bike since he is a biker! I can’t wait to see her take off on that bike maybe this summer!

Congrats guys on your beautiful little family!

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Agnes Szlapka Photography is based in Cleveland Heights, Ohio. Agnes Szlapka is a Fresh 48, lifestyle newborn, family and maternity photographer capturing artistic and timeless photographs.

Fall in the park with family of four in Beachwood | Cleveland, OH Lifestyle Photographer

I met this family in Beachwood, Ohio for a family lifestyle photography session. Let me just tell you. These parents have their hands full! These two little boys are full of energy, curiosity and adventure but only the good kind! Boys being boys at their best! This session started off really smooth but somewhere 3-5 minutes in, one was in complete tears. Can you tell?! Probably not. I kept telling the mom and dad not to worry-we are fine! Seriously, just let them do what they want to do and in between all that, I promise I’ll get at least a few good family photos!! This is one of my top favorite family sessions from this past year. I just love all the natural smiles and so, so much love between this fun loving family! Plus, not to mention the perfect fall evening with the most golden light a photographer could only wish for! Everything turned out beautifully and I can not wait to see these two boys the following year!

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Agnes Szlapka Photography is based in Cleveland Heights, Ohio. Agnes Szlapka is a Fresh 48, lifestyle newborn, family and maternity photographer capturing artistic and timeless photographs.

Cleveland Maternity Photographer | Winter Pregnancy Photography

Many may think it's not a good idea to have outside maternity pictures taken in the winter because its too cold , but I prove you wrong. I met this gorgeous mother and her family a few weeks ago at Acacia Reservation. To my surprise, it was her husband that insisted she must have a maternity session!! Way to go husband!  We quickly planned a session in the park and were lucky enough to have snow! The sun was shining bright that day in Cleveland which gave us these gorgeous golden hour images. I've said this many times before, I love maternity photography and the way women look pregnant. It is such a privilege and a gift to be able to carry a child, which I don't ever forget. It is so, so precious!!! Give me all the expecting Mamas! I will make you look like you're glowing and she was!

Big sister was such a kind, happy and sweet little girl and beautiful like her mommy. She ran around the park and kept herself warm by staying active! I know she will be a wonderful sister to her little brother coming very soon! For now, enjoy each other as a family of three a little longer. Thank you for the honor of photographing your family! All the best to you! 

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Agnes Szlapka Photography is based in Cleveland Heights, Ohio. Agnes Szlapka is a newborn, family and maternity lifestyle photographer capturing artistic and emotionally moving photographs.

expecting baby girl | acacia reservation pepper pike | cleveland, OH maternity photographer

Are you thinking of getting a professional maternity photography session? If so, please don't hesitate! These gorgeous expecting mommy images were taken in Pepper Pike near Cleveland at my favorite park Acacia Reservation. My goal as a photographer and artist is to capture the remarkable woman that is carrying a baby. I personally loved being pregnant. I loved how I looked, how I felt and wanted to remember those short nine months in a beautiful way. I know this is not the story for every woman, but if you are even considering getting maternity pictures, then just do them! You will not regret them and you will have beautiful photography of yourself while carrying your child! Pregnancy is a miracle, a gift which I do not forget and take lightly. I will make you feel like the breathtaking woman you truly are!!

Daria looked amazing in this simple yet stunning long off the shoulder gown.  When she reached out to me, she said she wanted her photos to be taken in the snow. At that time we had so much snow, it didn't seem possible that it would not be there in a couple weeks. Either way, the images came out just the way I envisioned them. The simple, subdued backdrop of winter softly framed her pregnant body. I could tell these two are so in love by the way they looked at each other and just had fun and seemed so comfortable with one another. They will be awesome parents! 

Thank you guys so much for trusting me and allowing me to capture these moments of just the two of you for a little longer! It's an honor. 

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Agnes Szlapka Studios is based in Cleveland Heights, Ohio. Agnes Szlapka is a newborn, family and maternity lifestyle photographer capturing artistic and emotionally moving photographs.