Member Bio : Valerie Steinkoenig is an award-winning, fine art and portrait photographer in Austin, TX. She specializes in custom portraiture of women and their children. Valerie creates fine art portraits documenting maternity, birth, and the milestones of baby's first year and beyond. Valerie studied photography in The Department of Professional Photography at Austin Community College and has had extensive in-person and online training specific to newborn photography and maternity photography. Educators include Ana Brandt, Bree Adams, and Erin Tole.