Posts tagged Newborn Gallery 2
Baby Noah | Albuquerque Newborn Photographer

Sometimes we hold off on a newborn photo session because we tell ourselves, "We didn't get professional photos of our first baby...and we don't want our oldest to feel left out."

I know I felt that way with our second, but like Kaytee, thankfully, I was over that guilt trip by my third. 

This newborn time is so short and so sweet, and it deserves to be documented in beautiful photographs. 

And that guilt trip - besides being a complete figment of our imagination - just doesn't stand up next to documentary newborn photography.

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Baby Joshua | Albuquerque Newborn Photographer

I headed back to Amanda's home when Baby Joshua was 2 weeks old for his newborn photo session. In the short time since his Fresh 48 Session, he had already grown so much, and was even more alert, which was so fun to see.

One of the wonderful benefits of in-home lifestyle newborn photo sessions is that your baby is free to be himself - awake or asleep, nursing or crying, in your arms or wrapped up tight.

There's no pressure to put your baby to sleep (and make sure he stays that way).

There are no rules to follow.

It's just you and your baby, exactly as you are, making memories you want to keep forever.

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Baby Huck

With Baby Huck being their seventh baby, Krystal and Gabe know very well how quickly the newborn stage passes, and what a treasure this time is.

When we met, Krystal explained exactly why a documentary-style newborn session appealed to her. Instead of the stress of trying to convince her children to sit still, look at the camera, and smile at the exact same time, they could all relax and enjoy their photo session. In being themselves, they could capture the honest connections between each other and their beautiful baby boy - the moments she holds most dear.

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Baby Luz | Albuquerque Newborn Photographer

Newborn sessions at home are so magical. There is something about the combination of parents' love for their long-awaited miracle and the brevity of this stage that shines so beautifully and longs to be documented in photographs. 

When I visited the sweet Baby Luz and her family to photograph a little of this time for them in their home, she was one week old. Her mother, Brooke, told me she loved the idea of having photos of her daughter at this stage, but she was a bit nervous about having photographs of herself one week postpartum. She knew, though, that five years from now and twenty-five years from now, she'll want to see her arms wrapped around her baby girl and her face smiling down on Luz's tiny one. 

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Baby Owen | Albuquerque Newborn Photographer

A week after I met Baby O, I headed to his home to photograph his newborn days. This sweet boy is so loved by his parents and "big brother." I'm so thrilled he'll be able to look back at these photos one day and see that love so clearly, and that his parents will have these memories to hold and go back to year after year as he grows. 

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