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It’s hard to be a big sister (I know, I am one!) – but this sweet big girl’s parents totally got it. They knew as soon as Miss K had some craisins for a snack she’d be way more into spending time with her new baby sister.
Yay for craisins! Sugar boost #ftw ;)
And now I can take a minute to introduce the gorgeous girl, Ms. A, who turned one month old at our photoshoot this week. She was a leeeetle tired during photos, but that didn’t stop us from having fun. Isn’t she delicious?
This next one might be my favorite big sister/little sister moment – I just ADORE it. It says so much about this moment in time!
Big sister K did really love on her new sister during the photoshoot.
Eek, I love this one, too – Miss A stretching while K tickles her toes:
A did give us some sweet faces when she put on her tutu. Because what’s more fun than a tutu?
See? So fun.
And we got to go outside for a popsicle!
So fun to meet you guys! Thanks for having me!
I was so honored to come meet this sweet girl last week, a mere 13 days after she entered the world. And you wouldn’t believe how by-the-book her session was! As a newborn baby photographer, I sometimes spend time waiting for babies to wake up (obviously), or I relax when I arrive and a new tiny person gets a meal… it doesn’t bother me at all, it’s par for the course.
But this girl? She had her eyes wide open when I walked in the door, she’d just finished a nice big meal, and she was ready for action.
Do you believe this mama and her girl photo? Just adore it.
She got to hang and hold hands with dad…
Look at those eyes!
She even gave us some half smiles:
And the smooshy back skin? Just my absolute favorite.
Look how tiny in Daddy’s arms!
She even gave us a little fuss and grabbed hold of her curtains in frustration. Good little grasp she has there!
And then she convinced us she was ready for a snooze.
But let me just take one minute to show you the tiniest little ear… fuzz at the tippity top of it… kills me…
It was wonderful meeting you guys, thanks so much for having me!
I really do get goosebumps when I arrive in Beacon Hill as a newborn photographer. I love walking those streets. Last week it was early morning when I was arriving for our pictures with this new little guy. The sun was warming my back, and I almost skipped as I came up the hill to their house. Nothing like following my GPS, not quite sure where I’ll park, but excited to start a new journey with an entirely new family.
And when I get to be the newborn photographer for an old friend who’s just had his first baby?
Well that’s when it just couldn’t be more perfect.
But wait, there’s more. Because this boy was just too much. Look at that tummy! Those toes! That soft squishy back!
And I didn’t even explain to you about his amazingly creative mama. She takes beautiful photos of her sweet boy all the time. But she’s never IN the photos. You know the problem? Where you’re not sure your child will even remember you were there for those early days? We decided to remedy that, and took special care to really carefully document mama and her boy. (The hair pulling one cracks me up.)
And then it was time to put on some clothes and maybe have a little snack. Because a little nursing break can sometimes fix everything.
And when better to show everybody my new Baby’s First Year coffeetable albums and Baby’s First Year package options. So much to consider!
And then a little pat on the back… Aaaaand burp!
p.s. I adored getting to meet you, sweet boy. Hope you love love love your photos!
This sweet girl arrived at the end of 2016, but I got to meet her just last week for her newborn photos. I can’t wait to go back for her six month and one year shots – what a treat. Yay for the Baby’s First Year package :)
I have to say I think my favorite photo is this last fussy girl/smiling grandparents one. Who better understands that a fuss is just a fuss than grandma and grandpa?
I adored meeting you guys, what a great way to start 2017!
This sweet love has the most delicious cheeks ever – I just adore them. As I was working on these last night I started using my new BBP-only Instagram to give sneak peeks, bit by bit. It was really fun. If you’re an instagram person, follow @bostonbabyphotos to see what I’m up to, more real-time than ever before. I’ve also become something of an insane #tbt person, so if you follow, your feed might have some fun throwbacks on Thursdays. :)
We started with this one, which I just love for so many reasons. The back of Miss S’s hair, her adorable little neck roll, and then of course there are her parents’ expressions.
Then we moved along to this peek – there is nothing in the world like baby fingers:
And of course you guys know I love a newborn smile. When paired with a mama smile? Even better.
And then we had to introduce those eyes… and of course her perfect cheeks. Staring adoringly at daddy:
The expression here just gets me, and the belly roll… delicious.
And would you believe this little lady is only eight weeks old? Look how she holds her head up!
And then of course there comes the moment when exhaustion sets in, and you have to rest on daddy’s shoulder:
Aaaaaand then it was a wrap. Zzzzzzz goodnight love bug!
This sweet pumpkin has so much love surrounding her! She was nine days old when we took these photos, and her big 4 1/2 year old sister and her big 2 1/2 year old brother just showered her with attention for the whole photoshoot.
Also, I so often blog my newborn in-home sessions in black and white, I wanted to change it up for you here – every session I shoot is always provided to my clients in both black and white and color, but I sometimes forget to blog the color shots so you can see the cuties’ pink cheeks too.
I got to meet three new babies this past weekend – I love it when that happens. Lots of weekends I’m going back and seeing older kiddos, but this weekend ended up being baby-tastic. Just my style.
This little beauty and her amazing gorgeous curls made me smile so much on Saturday. Look at her perfect cheeks! Those eyelashes!
She had such wonderfully varied expressions, I just adored it. Thanks so much for having me, guys.
Why do so many baby photographers like to photograph a sleeping baby? They’re sweet, and of COURSE I will happily take photos of your sleeping baby for you. I loved watching my own babies sleep – there’s nothing like listening to them breathe, watching how relaxed they are — I get it. (Posing a sleeping baby – hmmm, that’s probably another blog post for another time. Nothing against it, just not really my thing. Cute, very Anne Geddes, I get it… but I feel like it’s a different art form, honestly. I think of those photos as more of a still life than a way of documenting a new person who just arrived into the world… but I digress…)
So we can do sleeping shots if you’re into it, but I do think once you have those handful of photos of them sleeping, it’s great to move on and show the world who this little person is becoming!
There’s just so much more to document when babies are awake. I mean, just LOOK at this sweet girl. She was snoozing when I arrived, but she eventually woke up and had the best time for her photos.
Wait, are you sure you’re only 4 weeks old? What’s with all the gorgeous smiles?
And even when the fuss happened it was adorable.
So wonderful to meet you guys! Welcome to the world, little T. Can’t wait to see you for more photos in a few months!
Big brother M wasn’t yet two, and his new baby brother J was five weeks old when we did these photos about two weeks ago, so they’re proud members of the two under two club! And hate to break it to you, but they sure do seem to have things under control. Either that, or they put on a pretty good show for photos. ;) I think this first one is my favorite, though. I just love mom and dad’s expressions as they look at each other.
Wonderful to see you guys as always!
Look who arrived on his due date! This incredibly perfect little person joined Amy and Jason just about two weeks ago, and the joy in their house is palpable. So much love.
And apologies in advance – this is wayyyy too many photos for a blog post but I just had such a hard time choosing.
Look at those eyes!
His expressions cracked me up :)
Teenie boy :)
His big feline brother seemed a bit interested…
This sweet boy was only 12 days old when I got to meet him back in early April. Sorry it’s taken me so long to blog you guys! I adored getting to see you and meet your little guy.
Welcome to the world, little guy! There’s lots of love in this room for you :)
So if you’re reading this blog from somewhere other than Boston, you may not be feeling the way we’re feeling about the last few months, but suffice it to say, we Bostonians are DONE with winter. Time to melt, snow. Time to get back to real life, where we go outside and say hi to each other. Where the kids can run around outside on the grass. Show us the grass! We miss the grass.
Although I do recognize that this no-one-running-around-outside thing happens every year over here in BBP-land – and I have to admit I adore it. It’s crazy nutso busy from September 1st through December, and then the holidays happen, and there’s this stillness in the air. It’s quiet in my little office. I turn on the space heater under my desk, I wrap up in scarves and sweaters and I get stuff DONE. In the fall I’m taking photos for 5-6 families a week, and when I dedicate a day to editing each family’s photos, you can see how there’s not much time to do other things related to the business during the fall. Now in January-March, I’m taking pictures for one or two families a week – and it’s divine! I get to just sit here, cozy in my little office, thinking about how to improve and change this year.
Oh, so who calls me for photos in Boston in January-March, you ask? It’s mostly people expecting a baby. :) You guys know I love that. So I get to spend these few months taking indoor warm cozy pictures of mamas waiting for babies to be born and then taking pictures of those babies after they’re born. And what’s better than bellies and teenie babies?
So without further ado, I thought I’d show you some fun ones I got to do in February with Kristen and Dan. First, about a month ago we did ridiculously fun maternity photos in their gorgeous home with amazing windows and light…
Isn’t this the most stylish mirror ever? This was in Kristen’s super cool dressing room with windows all around…
And then a week or so later, little T joined their family. Here she is at just ten days old, gracing us with a little grin:
It was wonderful getting to know you guys! Thank you so much for having me out for photos. Nothing beats this, truly.
His parents told me it was hard not to just nibble on him – he’s ridiculously delicious. I met this 5 week old guy last week and we all had a lot of fun playing.
Look at this grin:
I love the sweet quietness of this one:
Wonderful to meet you guys!
Look at these sweet eyes! Loved meeting this little guy last weekend. Just dreamy.
this next one is just so hilariously sad – life sure does change for pups when babies arrive…
Look at these eyes, don’t you just love them? This little guy was 13 days old the other day when I came over for some pictures, and he was just a dream.
And I have to admit I always love a newborn smile – this one was perfection.
A champion head-holder-upper already!
What a fun photoshoot – we exhausted him! Thanks so much for having me, it was wonderful meeting you all.