10 Days New!
There's something so pure and real about newborn sessions. New parents are in awe over their newborn baby and so in love. If I had to describe a newborn session I'd call it easy going, nice and slow, letting the baby lead the session.
I like to schedule my newborn photo shoots at around 11am. This gives Mum and Dad plenty of time to feed the baby and heat the house prior to me getting there. Babies seem to be calmer in the morning and indoor light is usually better in the am. When I arrive at your home, there's no rush as I don't work to the clock. I'll have a look around for the best diffused light and set up prior to you bringing your baby to the room.
If your baby needs nursing that's fine. We do whatever it takes to keep your baby comfortable and happy. All newborns have very individual personalities and this is what I like to capture. No strange poses for you or your baby. I might ask you to lie on your bed with your baby, cuddle and kiss your baby too. Some babies are wide awake and really aware of their surroundings. You don't have to worry about getting your baby to sleep. If that's your baby at this stage then that's what I want to photograph. If they want to feed a few times or have a dirty nappy that's fine, we take all the time that's necessary to get those photos that you'll treasure in years to come.
Here's a preview of a beautiful newborn baby boy taken a few weeks back.
This might sound a bit mushy but my post today is about 'LOVE'! Love is what makes the world go around and is the main reason we take photos. Photos that show the love that we have for one another, love of your family, love of landscapes, love of animals, love of the world around us, it's there and we want to capture it! It surrounds us everyday in everything that we do.
I was so honoured when Megan, a fellow photographer from www.megananne.com.au asked me to photograph this crazy, emotional, love-filled time in their life. Megan and Luke seemed to exude a sense of calmness despite the fast pace of a 2 year old and a newborn. Congratulations to you and your new family! I hope I managed to capture such a beautiful time in your lives.
They're so perfect! For me newborn photography is so beautiful for it's simplicity. Documenting the tiniest of details, the wisp hair, the dribble, the dimple, their tiny hands and feet, this is what you want to remember as it's gone so quickly. This gorgeous 8 week old baby girl was the sweetest!
I have so many photos that I love from this session and couldn't resist sharing this of big brother's love for his new baby sister!
"You have the whole world in your hands"!
To all the precious newborns, babies, children, and families that I've photographed during 2014, thank you from the bottom of my heart for supporting me and helping me do what I love so much. Cheers to 2015!
What a gorgeous family who have just welcomed their fourth child to the family. Congratulations, she's beautiful!
A couple more precious moments captured from a recent photo shoot....
It's so special when a new baby joins the family, especially when it's your first child. Congratulations Denita and Richard on the arrival of your gorgeous little boy!
A new, precious little bundle was welcomed to this lovely family. Hope you enjoy the preview.
He's got the whole world in his hand!
Blessed new life!
I had the privilege of spending a wonderful weekend with the talented photographer Anya Maria Photography. It was so inspirational watching Anya work and meeting other fellow photographers from around Melbourne. Thank you to all our models, you did such a wonderful job. I can't help but be clucky since I met your beautiful, wee ones but at least I get to photograph these cute little bundles of joy. If you are thinking of having newborn photos, contact me with your approximate delivery date so to pencil you in the first week following the birth. As you can see pregnancy photos can be beautiful even though you're feeling uncomfortable and big. Best to do those photos around the 32 - 34 week mark.