My kids are 9, 11, and 13. And I would do anything to go back and study their precious newborn faces and count their little toes just one more time. Those memories of that unique time in life can never be taken from me. I *wish* with all my heart that I had professional photographs that capture the various emotions, sentiment, and connection during the first few weeks of my children’s lives, but for me, it’s just the memories. So when I am given the chance to create special newborn portraiture for other families, it becomes a very personal undertaking.
I am capturing for them, yes, but I am deeply affected by the impact of what I am creating. I know what these portraits mean to the families. Because someday, these kids will be 11 and 13 and this mama will want to relive these days. Even just one more time.
I have the best job in the world.
This little man couldn’t be any cuter – or have a more adorable family for that matter. He just captured my heart and left me breathless. . .
No, big sister, you goofing around on the bed did not mess up my portrait . . . this is exactly what I want.
Oh Mr. Max, don’t worry, you are still the hot dog of the house.
(Sorry, coudn’t resist.)
These images of big sister & baby brother literally make my heart beat faster . . . LOVE . . .
Counting his toes . . . so precious . . .
Oh Max, you kill me.
I LOOOOVE moody pictures of little kids. Parents, PLEASE understand . . . if your kiddo is shy at the beginning of the photoshoot, that’s just fine! This is part of who they are at this stage. Let’s capture it! You don’t really want all big-grin photos of your kids anyway. You want this one -
And this one . . .
Those lips! That hair! I mean, really!!
Oh, Baby “C” . . . you had me at hello.
Congratulations to his sweet family! He’s a keeper.