Posts tagged Fresh 48
Baby Charlotte | Albuquerque Newborn Photographer

What do want to remember about your baby's newborn days? 

This time, filled with caring for and getting to know your baby, is truly magical. 

The way you hold your baby in your arms, quiet her cries, kiss her sweet cheeks, and soothe her to sleep.

The way your husband scoops up your baby, pats her back, and whispers sweet words in her ear.

The way her fingers curl around yours. The way her feet fit in your husband's hand. The way she gazes as you both.

For me, the images that pull on my heart and bring the memories flooding back aren't the ones that are perfectly posed.

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Fresh 48 with Baby Charlotte | Albuquerque Newborn Photographer

When Colleen and Matt sat down with me to discuss their maternity and newborn photo sessions, they were on the fence about including a Fresh 48 session.

They loved the idea of having beautiful photos of their sweet baby's first few hours, but it's such a delicate and emotional time, and with so many unknowns about how the birthing process would go, they were understandably nervous about booking the Fresh 48 portion.

Having never had a Fresh 48 session when my babies were born, I couldn't share my personal experience, but I was able to tell them about Will's.

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Fresh 48 with Baby Joshua | Albuquerque Newborn Photographer

Amanda welcomed Baby Joshua in the early morning hours at Dar a Luz Birthing Center. Just a few short hours after he entered the world, he was able to come home with his family.

(I don't know about you, but that sounds heavenly to me!)

So instead of the traditional hospital setting that marks most Fresh 48 Sessions, I photographed a glimpse of Joshua's first few sweet hours and his brand-new, newborn features in the comfort of his parents' bedroom, right after his dad got home from work. 

Joshua was incredibly alert. He would gaze at his mama - and even into the camera - with such intensity, it took my breath away. 

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Fresh 48 with Baby Owen | Albuquerque Newborn Photographer

There is something so sweet and so joyful about a Fresh 48 Session. This miracle, for so long unseen, is finally here. I was able to meet Baby O just a few short hours after his long awaited arrival, and photograph this special time for his parents and family to hold onto, even as he grows into the person he'll become. Congratulations, Donna and Will. Baby O is perfect. 

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