About Lucy

Philadelphia's
Family Photographer

Meet Lucy

Philly girl. Proud Puerto Rican. Avid reader. Tattooed mom. Lego separater. Road tripper. Belly Laugher. She/her.

Hi friend!

To me, your photo session is about way more than faking a few smiles for the camera.  It’s about getting to know each other so that I can catch a glimpse of who you *really* are as a family when the camera’s *not* around.

Consider this a *mutual* investment.

This is your chance to invest back into your family and finally capture all your favorite moments laughing, playing, and cuddling together.

This is also a chance for me to invest in YOU.

You get to relax and enjoy your children while I work my magic to help you freeze time!  That’s really a no-brainer, right?

Everyone Can
Make An Impact

I believe everyone has a superpower. 

Whether yours is raising empowered little people, investing in your community, or just being your most authentic self...

I see you and I am here for it.

In addition to family and newborn photos, I also love giving back to the community!  My photography frequently allows me to support local progressive political campaigns, protests and rallies, Philadelphia public schools, and various women's health projects.  In addition, I also run the 100 Black Dads Project, a photo project that highlights the caring, nurturing side of black fatherhood.

If you or a loved one is interested in learning more about my community-based projects, please get in touch.

New On The Blog: News, Tips, and Updates

May 1, 2015

2015 Photography Workshop | The Beauty and Light Seminar & Antiquity Photography

I spoke with Tara Betz of Antiquity Photography about her upcoming photography presentations at this year’s Beauty and Light Seminar in Kennett Square, PA.  Tara will be sharing...

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April 23, 2015

The Beauty and Light Seminar 2015 | Jennifer Green Photography

I spoke with Jeni of  Jennifer Green Photography about her upcoming photography presentations at this year’s Beauty and Light Seminar in Kennett Square, PA.  Jeni...

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April 8, 2015

The Beauty and Light Seminar 2015

The Beauty and Light Seminar 2015 will take place in Kennett Square, PA on May 17, 2015!  Here are some quick facts to help you plan...

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March 10, 2015

10 on 10 – March | Philadelphia family photographer

Here is this month’s “10 on 10” (ten images all taken on the same day during the past month). This month, we went sledding!...

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November 4, 2014

PHILADELPHIA FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHER | LETTERS TO OUR CHILDREN OCTOBER 2014

Dear Chance, I woke up one morning recently to realize my baby is almost a toddler. How has this happened so quickly? We are...

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September 29, 2014

PHILADELPHIA FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHER | LETTERS TO OUR CHILDREN SEPTEMBER 2014

Dear Theo, To quote Olivia the pig’s mom, “You really wear me out, but I love you anyway!” This past month has been a...

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Lucy Baber featured in Scary Mommy Blog
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Lucy Baber featured in Cafe Mom
Philly Baby Bump features Lucy Baber Photography
Lucy Baber featured in Popsugar

I Can't Wait To Capture Your Family's Joy

Your family loves adventure — playing outside, exploring, learning, discovering. These aren’t moments that can be captured in a studio. I’ll capture your family smiling, laughing, and playing together on your home or on location in your favorite Philadelphia spot. After an hour or so walking through Bartram’s Gardens, playing around the Art Museum, jumping in the leaves in Chestnut Hill, or sharing an ice cream cone at Spruce Street Harbor Park, you’ll have photos of an experience your family will treasure forever.