Thank you for visiting my blog!

There's not enough time for me to unload all of my creativity and ramblings in blog form, but I doubt you have enough time to read them, anyway! So, I'll do my absolute best to only share what is most likely to benefit you and help you get to know me a little better.

While I'm still in the process of moving my blog posts from my old site, you can find a variety of client galleries, photography tips, personal stories, and more. 
Have a burning question for me that you'd love to see me answer in blog form?


Hi, I'm Tammy!

Mom,artist, musician, dog-lover, adventurer

Reach out!

Categories

Maternity

Birth

newborn

Family

Personal

Local

unmedicated birth irwin hospital
REad more >

Amazing and fast natural birth at Irwin Hospital in Fort Riley, KS, captured by Tammy Karin of Little Leapling Photography.

Quick Birth at Irwin Community Hospital

Birth

birth and newborn photographer
read more >

One of my favorite parts of newborn sessions is getting to be the first person to listen to a mom telling her birth story.Whether her experience was everything she’d dreamed of or a traumatic one, it is such an honor to be that initial audience to such a powerful story that will be told over […]

Telling Your Story

Birth, Lifestyle, Maternity, Newborn

first touch
REad more >

Every year, the International Association of Professional Birth Photographers holds a worldwide contest to discover the best birth photography!

Best Birth Photos of 2017

Birth

viral image
read more >

Viral story about Max Hogan’s birth on the ER floor in Manhattan, KS capture by birth photographer, Tammy Karin.

Max

Birth

birth becomes her
REad more >

It’s so exciting too see the diverse collection of birth images that get submitted to the International Association of Professional Birth Photographers each year. As the birth photography genre continuous to rapidly grow, the image entries become even more phenomenal each year. It is humbling and truly spectacular. And although this is a contest, you wouldn’t […]

IAPBP Image Contest

Birth

birth photographers
read more >

Enjoy these sweet moments of calm surrounding the first latch and never let anyone rob you of the priceless moments you share with your child while breastfeeding.

First Latch

Birth, Nursing

Terrah Stroda
REad more >

May 5th is National Midwives Day! I’ve had the honor to work alongside and capture some truly amazing midwives and wanted to take a moment to highlight and celebrate what an asset they are to the birth community in the Manhattan area. Midwives are medically trained birth professionals who not only provide prenatal care and support […]

Manhattan Midwives

Birth, Manhattan KS

manhattan ks birth
read more >

Q&A with your Birth Photographer As part of a routine Question of the Day posted to Facebook, I decided to turn the spotlight around and open up the floor to my followers to ask questions related to birth photography. I love getting the opportunity to share my passion with others and hope this helps potential […]

Birth Photographer Q&A

Birth

intense contraction
REad more >

Nobody wants to forget their baby’s birthday and in this day and age when everyone has a decent digital camera at their fingertips, it’s fairly easy to designate someone to snap pictures. Good enough, right?  Is it, though? I think we all appreciate the difference between having a friend who is a decent photographer being […]

Photographer vs. Birth Photographer

Birth

c-section birth photos
read more >

“Shooting a birth is like getting an inquiry from a bride saying that she wants you to come photograph her wedding, but isn’t going to set a date.  She’ll just call you whenever, and when you ask her how many hours of coverage she would like, she says she’s not sure, probably around 24, but […]

The Cost of Birth Photography

Birth