I love being asked to do a newborn session. The awe and joy in the faces of Mama bear and Papa bear blows me away. So let me introduce you to Jac and Ben and their 6 day old ball of newness Noah. I spent the afternoon with them in their home, documenting them hold him gently and cooing and gazing at him and cuddling together in the warmth of their home while the wind blew outside. A baby is like the love spilling out of two people – thank you for having me there Jac and Ben!
It’s so exciting to have my new website up after working on it for many months now. And to top it off, I am blogging a session with one of the first clients I had the pleasure of documenting. You can see the first session here. It really fills me up not just seeing how much my Breathing Light babies have grown, but also their blossoming personalities.
I came back to photograph the latest member to the family, Rhys. With his big procupine hair, brown eyes and adoring family, it all came together to create a sweet session celebrating this beautiful family.
First, a comparison of Mia and her rabbit from our 2013 session and now 🙂
I’m so blessed to do what I do and meet the families I meet. This session was beautiful. Not just for the backdrop (stunning in its stillness) but all the stories woven into it. This is the lake where Haley grew up and played for hours with her family, and this is where she still visits to feel grounded. Her and Marc take their sparkly Marley and newborn Ariana here so it was wonderful to do their first family shoot together in such a significant place.
I like to approach my newborn sessions as family sessions, celebrating the newest member to the clan. Rather than only focusing on the bub, it’s wonderful to document the space the whole family is in after 9 months of anticipation. Seeing Haley and Marc love and cuddle their two girls and each other, celebrating the simplicity of being outdoors together, well that was just bliss. Scroll to the bottom to see Ariana in all her newness!And no newborn session is complete without capturing little tootsie details!
Meet Saskia.. Snoozing in the armchair her parents cuddle her in.