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They didn’t hire a wedding photographer. But when Lois wanted to hire me for her birth she told me she was so moved by my photos that this became something very important to capture. I was dumbfounded. Normally people who hire me have hired other photographers for big events. But more and more, people for whom photography isn’t as high a priority, birth documentation is becoming important. There is something about the true once in a lifetime emotions that is compelling.

So when I asked her if she still wanted to take advantage of her Complimentary Mini-Maternity session (that’s included in all my birth packages), she was game but said it was something she never thought she would do.

She wanted something that felt natural and authentic to their love.

I knew just what she was talking about.

Enjoy these sun-kissed moments taken in less than half an hour!

Next time I see them, it will be time to meet their baby.

My thanks to Gabrielle Li for her on-location assistance.

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The journey from pregnant to parents is one I specialize in capturing. I know its full of joy, trepidation, expectation, and blur of time gone too fast. Before you know it you are so deep in toddler land, this chapter is gone!

I’m documenting this couple’s journey from maternity, to having a newborn, and every 2 months in between until their baby year is complete. It will go by faster than they know it!

This dreamy light and their love made for the easiest one hour on location. They were glowing in anticipation!

If you are expecting and I’m fully booked for births or birth photography isn’t quite your thing, you can always book maternity/newborn sessions with me like this one. All of my packages include most gorgeous luxury heirloom album for you to enjoy all your photos off your screen and in your hands. Inquire here.

Enjoy this couples’ images. My thanks to them for hiring me!

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After their dreamy maternity session, they are parents! No longer pregnant. Emma is home, tiny and new. All her features so petite it makes your heart swoon. In the comfort of her nursery and her home, we chronicled the start of her baby year.

Watch this space – I will be visiting Emma every two months for a photo shoot just like this one. Although I do offer a One Year Later Session, as well as coverage for special events like bris, baptisms, birthdays and family sessions exclusively to my clients, I must admit that this is the first time that I will have the privilege of so regularly checking in and capturing the growth of a baby. Emma’s parents booked my Maternity & Newborn Package and we added on these mini shoots to document her first year. I have to hand it to them, it was such a good idea!

Emma at 2 months.

Emma at 4 months.

Her parents have prepared a gorgeous baby safari inspired nursery with grey neutrals and still incredibly functional. If you are looking for some really unique decor items, check out where many of their key pieces are from: Fable Lifestyle & Baby.

More than anything, may she see how loved and wanted she was right from the start.

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