Children’s Portraits – Flashback Part Two


On the last post I was going through my best friend’s baby’s portrait sessions.  It seems like she has grown so much in such a short amount of time.  The last pictures I posted were from her Newborn Portrait Session.  We kept it very informal laid back.  Keeping the props to a minimum, I arrived at her house and took a few photos of her tiny baby fingers and toes.  Babies are always getting poked and prodded with needles and whatnot the first few days of their lives, so getting a bandage or two is pretty common.  Some photographers prefer to leave out these details, but I think its neat to have them in.  After all, you wanna capture the moment right?  There will be time for picture perfect details later.  🙂  I don’t forget to snap a shot of the ever so present umbilical cord either!

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We had another portrait session when she was about three months old.  Mom always had the cutest clothes and accessories for her to wear.   Her little pink crochet hat looked perfect against her pink blanket.  She was all smiles, one of the milestones I look for in a three month portrait session.

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Mom loves Trumpette socks and just had to have a photo of the ones she was wearing.  I did a little “pop art” for her.  To learn more about Trumpette or to order some of the apparel, please visit their website. You can do so by clicking here or by visiting http://www.trumpette.com

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At her six month portrait session, she was able to sit up all by herself.  Here is a photo of her all decked out in her little outfit, a gift all the way from France.

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Remember the maternity shot we got of mom in her zebra print fabric and the baby heels from Heelarious.com?  We got some inspiration from the photo on their website and together with mom’s fabulousness, we created a little setup for a glamourous baby portrait.

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When baby was nine months old, we had our first outdoor photo session.  She was crawling and finally able to stand holding on to something for support.  Mom even had one of her own outfits that she wore as a baby for her to wear.  Here are a few photos from that portrait session.

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The day finally came for her first birthday party.  Had it really been one year already?!  Time goes by ridiculously fast.  It seemed like just yesterday we were waiting for baby to arrive.  Here are a few from her first year portrait session and birthday party.

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I am so blessed to have been a part of documenting your first year.  You will grow to be a beautiful lady just like your mom and I’m sure just as special of a friend as she is to me.  I love you both.

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