Gage arrived right on time, just a day past his due date, and boy, were we excited to meet him at seven days old! He and his parents have the honor of being our very first clients in the NEW STUDIO — but more on that at a later time. Let’s check out this handsome hunk. He slept perfectly for the entire session, minus a few diaper changes (those wipes are chilly!) with a few little breaks here and there to eat. Also, just look at that sweet newborn grin!
We chose the color palette of his newborn session to match Jessica’s maternity session, and even got dad in on the coordination action! Will and Jessica are a super-sweet couple, and are already great parents to this little guy. We share a lot of the same tastes in music, and little man got to hear a lot of tunes while he slept the day away.
“You’ll know,” I said to her mama, when we were planning her newborn session, “within the first couple of days after her birth, you’ll know if she’s a sleepy baby, or a wakeful one.” And it’s true. We plan our newborn sessions between 5 and 10 days after a baby’s birth, so we can get the most sleepy, bendable, posable, content babies as possible. Some babies, like sweet Anastasia, just don’t love to sleep! She snoozed for maybe five minutes during her whole session, and was fairly content to lay down with her feet in the air and make silly baby faces at the camera. I don’t think I’ve ever met such a wide-awake little girl!
Luckily, we know how to photograph wakeful babes, too! Even at eight days old, Ana is fascinated by her parents — she thinks they are the most interesting, best people in her world. Luckily, they think she’s pretty awesome, too (as do we)!
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We’re back, with one of our Birth to Birthday plan members, Jessica! In the first part of her maternity session, we spent time in the studio. After a quick clothing change, we decided to head outside for a downtown Winston Salem portrait session! It’s not often that you get a 75 degree day in mid-March, even in North Carolina. We’ll take it!
I found a shady spot that would still give us peeks of the afternoon sun. Can you guess where she’s posing, from the clues around her? Here’s a hint: it’s a place you would likely find in every major city. The location, paired with Jessica’s outfit choices, are perfection together! Rust and metal and light, and a beautiful mom-to-be looking her best!
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