Up next is this little cutie who came to see for his 6 month photos! He is one of my baby planners which means I get to watch him throughout his first year. The weather for this session threw us a curve ball as there was a chance of snow and ice so we decided to rescheduled just to be safe. We did manage to get his session in before the holidays though. I cannot believe how big he has gotten and how fast time has been going by. We originally were going to do his session with his cousin who is also 6 months old but due to the weather/rescheduling we were not able to make that happen. We will however be doing a joint session for their 1 year sessions so keep an eye for that. It is sure to be ADORABLE!
We kept this session pretty simple leaving the focus on baby. We started with a few holiday themed shoots with Christmas lights and Santa hats which were too cute. We then did some natural, simple baby shots. Mom really wanted to capture all of his sweet features, especially those eyes and eyelashes. We tried hard at his newborn session to get some photos of his eye but that did not happen. He was such a good sleeper that we couldn’t even get him to wake up. We had no problem capturing those big brown eyes this time. Just look at them. So big and expressive. I would never be able to say no that sweet face, I mean come on! We ended with some cute teddy bear shots and some family photos. Is he not the cutest little teddy bear around??
It was so great to see this family again. I can’t wait to see them and see how big he has grown at his one year session.
Spring has sprung in Raleigh and I tried to take full advantage of that. Rain is always an issue in April and we have had some crazy weather this year so trying to time sessions with the blooming azaleas is no easy task. Luckily this mom is also a photographer so she kept a pretty flexible schedule and we kept an eye on the gardens to wait for them to bloom. We met up at the WRAL azalea garden for a mommy and me session with her two sons and their newest addition daughter Ella. I can’t believe how big Ella has already gotten as I was just taking her newborn photos not too long ago. Unfortunately she wasn’t super happy to see me. She made us work hard for the few smiles she gave us. I know she has a beautiful smile because I see them all the time in her mom’s instagram feed. I guess she just must be saving them all for her. She is a cutie pie though and it was great to be able to see and snuggle on her again.
Here’s just a real quick sneak peek for mom!
I never finished blogging my fall mini sessions. I have been photographing this family for 3 years now. I took their oldest daughter’s newborn and 6 month photos, and now also their youngest daughter’s as well. We used this session to capture milestones for both girls, as well as get some updated family photos for Christmas card season. The lighting that morning was gorgeous, but the it was rather cool. Baby sister was not feeling it and pretty much had a meltdown towards the end of her session when we were trying to recreate some photos we took years ago with her older sister. Even with the cold and tears it was great to see this family again.
This boy – those cheeks, those eyes. He is such a cutie! I have had the honor of not only capturing his newborn and 6 month session, but also his older sister’s. He was pretty stingy with the smiles for his 6 month session, but it didn’t stop us from capturing some great shots anyways. Mom brought along some adorable props to use and they were just perfect for his session. I loved seeing how big he has gotten and can’t wait to see him at his one year session.
Fall mini sessions | Raleigh family photographer.
I don’t shoot many families as I typically focus on maternity and newborns. In the fall I make an exception as it so good to be able to see all my previous clients again and how big they have all gotten. It was great to see Ms. K again. She was so much fun during her session and had me literally cracking up. She is full of spunk and personality and our session seemed to fly by. She is definitely one special little girl! I always enjoy my time with this family and their love for this sweet girl is so obvious, it’s contagious.