This newborn baby photographer has noticed another huge baby boom this month! One of those special deliveries is sweet 9-day-old Eila, who came in for a newborn photography session with her parents last week. Eila has beautiful creamy skin and slept peacefully for her entire shoot. We got great shots of her with her mommy and daddy, and she cozied up into several poses on her own, as well.
Eila’s mommy requested a neutral set up, and it complimented her skin tones very well. I added in some soft pinks and a bit of textures to enhance the photos, but the focus is all on baby Eila. Her lips and little toes were some things I fell in love with about her. Each baby that comes in is unique, and I love to soak in their individual traits.
I am also lucky that Eila is one of my Belly to Birthday babies, which means I get to watch her as she grows over the first year of her life. She comes back again for her six month shoot later this Summer. Friends and family can view the rest of her newborn photos in her full gallery by clicking here. Just ask Brittany for the password to get in before the gallery expires.
When one of your best friends has a baby, it comes in handy being a newborn photographer in Grand Rapids MI. Little Hazel was warmly welcomed to the world about six weeks after my daughter was born, and her photo shoot was my first postpartum session, aside from my own baby’s. Hazel surprised everyone with an early entrance about a month ahead of schedule, and it was a joy capturing her teeny, tiny features. Baby Hazel looks so happy and comfy, and she easily fell into poses. Check out the amazing hair on this little lady!
I love working with neutrals and soft colors in my newborn set ups, but I also have fun mixing in some color, too. Momma is a huge fan of the color pink and all things girly, so I made sure to include this in the session. I have lots of girly accessories, and Hazel slept so soundly that we got to use several on her. One of her mommy’s favorites was my bright pink headband with a sparkling bow.
Congratulations to the Y family on their second little girl! Friends and family can ask Jamie for the password and view all of the photos from this shoot in Hazel’s gallery by clicking here before the gallery expires.
I entered the Grand Rapids triplet photography world the other day, when the R family came in with newborns Wyatt, Oliver, and Liam. Mom and Dad contacted me months before their due date to set up the session, and then the boys surprised everyone with an extra early arrival. Despite this, they were doing pretty well. They did have to spend a couple weeks in the hospital to grow and learn to eat, but soon, they were healthy and strong enough to go home. At the time of their photo shoot, the boys were three months old, with an adjusted age of about 8 weeks. I wasn’t sure if we would achieve sleepy poses or if instead we would get a lot of awake and alert shots, so I prepared for anything. I had an assistant, my dear friend, Melissa, join us for the shoot. As a mother of twins and fellow baby-lover, Melissa was perfect for the job.
We soaked up the cuddles and cuteness of those three little guys, and we had a great time chatting with their mom and dad. As it turns out, there were a few moments of sleepiness for the boys, but they spent much of the time watching us and even smiling! These little babies were so strong already and definitely thriving. It was great to see, and I especially enjoyed some of those very alert pictures, where they made great eye contact with me already. Take a peek at some of the photos from their shoot:
The morning of my newborn photography session with baby Jeffery, the road was covered in snow! It wasn’t even Thanksgiving yet, but November has all of us feeling like Christmas is next week. Jeffery and his momma cozied up in my warm studio, though, and he was fast asleep for the entire shoot. Some photographers will only accept newborn clients under a week old, but Jeffery was 15 days here, and our session together went really well! He was so snuggly and squishy, and I just love the little rolls already developing on his back and chubby wrists! Take a peek at some of these images from his shoot:
This is one of those sessions, where I really have a hard time picking my single favorite photo! I do love him in red, though, and it contrasts against his smooth, glowing skin. What a cute, cute little guy baby Jeffery is! Oh, how I love getting to meet and photograph so many adorable Grand Rapids newborn babies!
I’m starting to feel as though I’m becoming known as the Ada twin baby photographer because I’m getting tons of inquiries for newborn twins lately! Lately, I’ve also been flooded with baby boys, but, despite the rest of my month’s calendar being full of boys, this time, I had two girls here. You might remember Jenny and her family from her maternity session a couple months ago. Now, after meeting her new daughters, Ava and Alyssa, I have a few of their photos to share with you.
Twin baby photography takes extra time and patience, and sometimes the newborns like to be photographed together, while others are too easily unsettled by their sibling’s movements. In this session, the girls were happier when photographed individually, but I did manage to grab a couple shots of them both together. I always love getting those shots because it is extra adorable and special to see the two new faces side-by-side. These girls definitely resemble each other, but they are different enough that it was easy to tell them apart. Big sister also joined in, along with Mom and Dad for some family photos. Take a peek: