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April 23, 2012 in babies, families

Maybe you’ve heard (you know on the blog, on my personal Facebook, on my business Facebook, on Twitter) that there is a new man in my life. He is sweet and gorgeous and most impressively, did not pee or poop on any of my blankets. After photographing Joseph’s entrance into the world (have I mentioned it was amazing?), I got the pleasure of seeing him again a week-ish later to get my snuggle on take his newborn photos. It was an adventure! I didn’t mention it in his birth story but this little pea does NOT like to be on his back…or his stomach. At the hospital, the director of nursing was taking his vitals and he just kept rolling from one side to another. When Dad asked if it was normal, she said she had never seen it before.  At his newborn session it was quite apparent that he still preferred his side to any other position and let me know he was not happy as soon as I tried any way else.  Lucky for him (and mom and dad! ) I used some of my tricks and managed to get him comfy for enough time to snap a few shots of him on his back and tummy. Newborn sessions can last 3 (or more hours) and I always take the lead from the baby. If babe needs to be fed, babe gets fed. If babe is tired of being swaddled, we unswaddle. Alternately, if babe is sick of being in the buff, we cover and swaddle. Babe’s needs comes first.

Now, enjoy some baby goodness! And, why yes, that is a rooster on the deck checking in on baby..


Categories: babies, families
Comments (23)
  • Lisa says:

    so cute…and baby feet are the BEST! 🙂

    (April 23, 2012 at 5:02 pm)
  • Megan says:

    What a sweet little man! You did a great job capturing your new nephew 🙂

    (April 23, 2012 at 7:34 pm)
  • Kerri says:

    Such a sweet baby! Love the second image.

    (April 23, 2012 at 7:40 pm)
  • Deanna says:

    What a little cutie! Love the soft creamy skin he has in these!

    (April 23, 2012 at 8:35 pm)
  • Gina Wade says:

    I love that b/w picture of the family 🙂 super sweet!

    (April 23, 2012 at 8:46 pm)
  • Sandy says:

    These are so precious, lovely work, another amazing gift, I bet they will adore these.

    (April 23, 2012 at 8:50 pm)
  • Christy F says:

    Loved the birth session but these portraits are just precious! Love each and every one of them!

    (April 23, 2012 at 9:15 pm)
  • rachael says:

    what a sweetie 🙂

    (April 23, 2012 at 11:27 pm)
  • JennyO says:

    Awe, how precious is he!

    (April 24, 2012 at 5:25 am)
  • Sarah C says:

    What a sweetie!! Love these!

    (April 24, 2012 at 10:29 am)
  • Danielle says:

    Oh wow! These are so cute! LOVE that one on the orange and blue blanket. Especially paired with that orange color block to the left of it. I can imagine something like that in his nursery. Great job!!

    (April 24, 2012 at 5:01 pm)
  • These are gorgeous! That little nugget is just perfection! The first one is so lovely and I am hooked on the image of little feet. 🙂 Glad mom and dad got in some too…they will treasure these forever!

    (April 25, 2012 at 1:31 pm)
  • Anna says:

    oh, how adorable! Love his little piggies, and the rooster shot is awesome! Beautiful work!

    (April 25, 2012 at 7:43 pm)
  • Robin says:

    How precious, congratulations on your new nephew!

    (April 26, 2012 at 8:07 am)
  • Love the colors in this session. Beautiful family!

    (April 26, 2012 at 11:52 am)
  • SimonaN says:

    So wonderful images!

    (April 26, 2012 at 12:47 pm)
  • Candice says:

    So adorable!!

    (April 26, 2012 at 4:49 pm)
  • Stacey says:

    Oh! These are fantastic! Welcome to the world Joseph! So precious. I love the colors and really love the second photograph. Sleeping newborn photos are sweet…but I also love them when their eyes are open! Beautiful!!!

    (April 26, 2012 at 8:53 pm)
  • Susy says:

    Aww so precious!

    (April 27, 2012 at 3:40 pm)
  • AshleyS says:

    precious shots!!

    (April 27, 2012 at 10:59 pm)
  • These are precious. Great job 🙂

    (April 28, 2012 at 12:45 am)
  • […] sure how many bucket list adventures we’ll fit in this week. We have adventure hang over today but Baby Joe  (and his awesome Momma) is coming to stay with us next week so I’m sure we’ll have some things […]

    (June 12, 2012 at 8:42 pm)
  • […] about our houseguests: “Auntie Becky” and “Baby Joe/Baby Cuz” came to stay with us last week. On our bucket list we had something along the lines of showing Joe […]

    (July 3, 2012 at 5:05 pm)
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