A Cozy Newborn Session with a Beautiful Family

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This little guy’s parents found themselves in a position many of my clients face when planning their session. They had recently moved into a new home and had yet to decorate. They had some ideas about what they wanted their new baby’s nursery to look like in the future, but they didn’t have a vision for the rest of their home. So, we decided to stick with a classic color palette of shades of blue and grey. This is a theme that could fit anywhere in their home, no matter what decorations they choose in the future.

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During this photo shoot, we used a variety of fun props—including stuffed animals, hats, and baskets. But the greatest accessory for this session was Baby’s big brother. The affection he showed toward his little brother was adorable, and his smile was infectious. Overall, this whole family was wonderful and looked so warm and friendly in front of the camera. I can tell these photographs are going to be treasured for decades to come.

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A Newborn Session with a Sleepy Little Girl

This sleepy little one was a pleasure to take photographs of at her newborn session. The color scheme for the shoot was filled with purple and pink backgrounds, accents, and accessories. We also managed to get in some cute headbands during the session.

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For this session, we struck a balance between deep, saturated purples and soft, delicate pinks. The pictures with the deep purple color scheme were some of my favorites. This really made her stand out in the photographs. Some of this baby’s outfits were inspired by a session I did earlier this year with Brennley. This little one’s mom made a request to use the purple outfit with the tutu for her session. If new parents are ever in need of inspiration for their baby’s photo shoot, looking through the blog posts on my website can be a great place to start.

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How cute is she in that fuzzy bear hat? Animal themed accessories are always cute on little ones. We also got some great shots of her adorable pouty lips during this session. She looks so content.

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A Diverse Maternity Session

Laura looked beautiful in this maternity session, which featured pictures taken both outdoors and in the studio. Because of this, her session featured a wide-range of photography styles—from indoor silhouette shots to ethereal outdoor photos.

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The variety of different photographs taken made this session interesting to shoot. We were able to do a lot of experimentation with poses and lighting. Any one of these photographs would look great displayed in her home!

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Because of the timing of this session, we succeeded in getting beautiful golden hour photographs taken. The lighting during this time is so flattering and gives the photographs a beautiful composition.

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A Newborn Session for a Little Baby Boy

This newborn session incorporated a lot of information provided to me by James’s parents. We came up with a color scheme and props based on what they gave me. That always makes my job a lot easier!

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This little one’s parents let me know the color scheme of their house was mostly neutral, with taupe, brown, and tan décor. From that, we came up with a neutral color scheme with pops of blue. Even the owl hat was based on information given to me—James has an owl themed nursery. Also, that cute baseball themed picture is based on his parents’ hobbies—they are Tigers fans.

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A lot of times parents don’t know what color scheme or props they want to incorporate. This session proves that inspiration can be found anywhere!

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A Newborn Session with Lots of Blues and Grays

This cute little girl’s newborn session was inspired by her nursery’s color scheme. Before the session, her parents indicated that the nursery has lots of grays, whites, and pops of pink. Both the gray and navy backgrounds would be a wonderful complement to their light gray walls. The use of lighter blue and mint swaddles and backdrops would also go together with the pink pops of color they mentioned.

We even incorporated a few of Arla’s parents’ hobbies and interests. The Spartan themed photo was inspired by their love of Michigan State, and the final photograph features a fishing scene. Her parents told me they liked boating, so we wanted to include that as well.

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A Maternity Session Featuring a Striking Blue Dress

Lacy’s session really brought out the beauty of this expectant mom. Originally, she was only going to have photography done for her newborn. However, at the time I was offering a maternity special; and she said it was too good to pass up. I’m so glad she decided to take the plunge and do this shoot because we captured some awesome pictures!

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I love how you can feel the affection this couple has for each other in these photographs. You can tell Lacy’s husband will be a doting father, and already loves his son or daughter!

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A Newborn Session with Some Harry Potter and Star Wars Influence

This newborn session had some shots that were so much fun to take!

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When Evelyn’s parents approached me about this shoot, they immediately said they wanted to include their love of Harry Potter into the session. They had all the books and even their own wands they wanted to incorporate. This little one is going to have fun growing up with parents like these!

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In this session, we also took some more traditional photographs. Their nursery theme is pink and gray with elephants; and we worked that into some of the outfits, backdrops, and accessories.

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A Grey and Pink Newborn Session with Family

Charlotte looked angelic in this grey and pink newborn session. We took some wonderful family shots of her and her six-year-old sister as well.

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Charlotte’s parents were planning this session during a time many find themselves in. They had just moved into their home and had yet to decorate. So, we based our shoot around the colors they wanted to use in their home—greys and tans. The beauty of this is that even if they change their mind on the color palette of their home, the photographs could still be easily displayed.

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A Twin One Year Session with a Proud Big Sister

These two didn’t have a problem striking a pose for this one-year session. Not only were they naturally cute, but they loved being with their big sister. Likewise, their almost-three-year-old sister couldn’t be happier to show them off.

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For this session, we got a mix of both causal and formal photographs. It’s nice for parents to have both options during their session. While it’s cute to get your little one dressed up, you don’t want to miss out on having some photographs that capture what they look like on a day-to-day basis.

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A Girly Sitter Session with Unicorns

This sitter session featured all things girly and feminine—as well as some mother-daughter bonding. We used a lot of pinks, florals, and crisp whites in this session. All this contributed to the session’s airy feel. And how cute is that unicorn headband? It’s delightful.

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This session had some great personal touches as well. Gracelyn’s mom found this plaque not long before our shoot. Amazing Grace is her nickname, so it just had to be included.

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