Friday, July 24, 2015

Newborn Shoot: Baby Maddy at Two Weeks

It's the season for baby love! My good friends Trey & Katie welcomed their little cookie Maddy recently, and I was very fortunate to be in NOLA to capture her in the early days. I'm looking forward to seeing this little tyke grow up; and if she's anything like her daddy, it'll be quite a sizable height. Maddy was very good for our short photo session and really didn't cry much at all, even with the puppies crawling all over her. There were some really fun captures in this bunch, but I'm especially in love with picture of Trey's giant hand on Maddy's back. All in all this was a charming afternoon photographing a supremely funny and sweet family. Thanks Trey, Katie & Maddy!

Monday, July 20, 2015

Newborn Shoot: Baby Jane at Five Weeks

Oh, little Baby Jane! What a wonderful treat to have been invited for this shoot. Emily & James have been working with me now since 2012, and I feel unbelievably lucky to continue being a part of their lives and getting to know their newest addition. I really feel like we've developed a friendship over the last few years, which makes shoots like this one so powerful for me. As usual, I did a mix of styled and photojournalistic photography. I loved the blue green wall in the nursery, which worked really nicely as a backdrop in a few pics. I also adore Emily's openness in allowing me to post the beautiful pic of her breastfeeding Janey. Obviously, this may be a touch controversial for some, but my mind on this issue is pretty clear. Women are beautiful creatures and no part of us should ever be hidden or criticized; this our ability- to create, nurture and love. Enjoy everyone! And thanks to Emily, James & Janey. Y'all touch my heart xoxo.