I am thrilled to share with you a recent newborn lifestyle photography session. You may remember this amazing apple blossom maternity session and also the accompanying studio maternity session that this family booked with us. I was waiting with patient anticipation for the day when baby A was due to arrive. I was indeed counting down the moments along with her family. My lovely clients, whom I now consider friends, sent me a photo from the hospital not long after her arrival. To say this little girl is absolutely beautiful would be an understatement. Following whoops of joy and exchanges of gushing, adoration and joy, we set the date for their newborn lifestyle photography session to be a few days following their home-coming.
I had discussed with my client previously their wishes for this session in our pre-session consultation, but I reconfirmed all the details and expectations, and provided details on how they should prepare for their session to help ensure the best results. I arrived the morning of our session and we settled in together to create some magical images. A newborn lifestyle photography session with Fleur Foto Photography is a relaxed affair. I spend hours with my clients in the comfort of their own home and we let baby lead the way and dictate the flow of the session. This means that there is no stress and no worries about time constraints for getting the shots. Imagine it as friends hanging out with each other, having fun, except of them has a camera and is taking shots.
Lifestyle photography is all about telling a story, and with that, detail shots are important. I began to document the beginning of baby A’s life in her new home. Her nursery is absolutely adorable! Erin and Brendan lovingly took hours decorating it (and Brendan’s hand was casualty of that process when he fell while painting her room.) I adore the colors and the details. Isn’t that tree mural amazing?
Without further ado, please meet the much anticipated Baby A!
What is it about the daddy-daughter relationship that is so special? You can see the fierce love Brendan has for his new daughter. Without a doubt, this will be one little lady that will grow up knowing nothing but the care and protection of her daddy.
You can see just how new baby A was during our session – her cord was still attached. It’s so easy to forget all these little details which is why a newborn session is such a great way to preserve this moment and memories. I made sure to get all the little details.
A is such a great baby! She gave us lots of sleeping time to capture her peacefully in her crib
And when she woke up, she wanted to nurse – Erin wanted to document her nursing relationship as part of the session.
Baby A is very lucky to have a couple of big sisters looking out for her – big sister Arianna, and family dog, Georgina.
As I said, newborn lifestyle photography sessions are relaxed affairs.
Throughout our morning together, we made sure to capture all the shots my clients wanted.
This shot, we now refer to as “the eyes shot.” How stunning are Erin’s eyes?
While baby A continued to sleep peacefully, I made sure to capture her tiny ears and tiny toes.
We also had fun posing baby A for a few less lifetsyle, more portrait, newborn shots. And because little girls dream of being ballerinas, I give you baby A’s first ballerina photo.
Here’s just the girls of the family.
Finally, let’s wrap up this newborn lifestyle photography session with this charming shot of little and big sister.
Welcome to the world, Adeline! I look forward to documenting your first year as part of my milestone package! Lookout for her as she grows!
Laura is a newborn lifestyle and portrait photographer based in Londonderry NH. Laura captures newborns and families throughout Southern NH and Northern MA, including Nashua, Hollis, Brookline, Groton, Windham and Derry. Contact Laura on (978) 571-6280 to schedule your appointment.