October 19, 2023
I’ve been photographing this couple since their engagement – what a privilege for me. I love being able to watch their love grow! I’m so happy Miranda decided to book an in-home session.
I was recently talking to a photographer that regrets not taking newborn photos after her son was born. This really prompted me to reflect…as we all know, babies grow up incredibly fast, so I wanted to shine the light on the value of in-home newborn photography.
Imagine this: I arrive at the doorstep of a new family, the air buzzing with excitement and anticipation. In my hands, I hold the power to freeze those fleeting moments of a newborn’s life. These parents are navigating a sleep-deprived, emotion-filled journey, and I have the privilege of creating something truly special for them.
Newborns stay small for such a short time. Every tiny yawn, the curl of their fingers, and the precious, fleeting smiles are moments I aim to capture. These images serve as a time capsule of the family’s life, preserving memories they’ll treasure forever.
In-home newborn sessions provide the perfect opportunity to create announcement-worthy photos for the new parents. Whether it’s a digital reveal, or a printed card to send to loved ones, I get to help them introduce their little one to the world in a unique and heartfelt way. These photos become not just announcements, but the first chapter in a beautiful story.
I’ve been there, capturing those moments when the parents cuddle their newborn. Those warm and fuzzy feelings are incredibly powerful. My photos transport them back to those moments, even years later. They serve as a reminder of the strength, love, and resilience the family had during those early days.
One of the key advantages of in-home newborn sessions is the incredible convenience they offer. Instead of making new parents pack up their newborn, coordinate outfits, and venture into a studio, I bring my skills and equipment right to their home. Their space becomes the backdrop, making the photos even more personal and unique. No need to worry about lugging around baby essentials or navigating unfamiliar environments. It’s all about a relaxed and cozy atmosphere, which translates into truly heartwarming photos.
As a photographer, I understand that new parents have a lot on their plates. Handling a camera, perfecting lighting, and capturing the essence of a family may not be at the top of their to-do list. That’s where I come in. I bring my expertise and creativity, knowing how to work with their family, home, and the unique needs of their baby. I capture candid moments, the tiniest details, and the emotional connections that make these photos truly special.
In the grand scheme of things, being a new parent is a challenging and beautiful journey. I feel incredibly fortunate to be a part of it, helping families create lifelong memories. While it may seem like a lot to handle at the time, having in-home newborn photos to look back on is a priceless gift. These images are not just pictures; they’re stories, emotions, and moments frozen in time.