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Greenwich Newborn Photographer – Baby Zara

Welcome to the world, baby Zara! Such an adorable bundle of joy and so loved by her family. Mom booked me for a newborn session as I had already photographed big sister Quinn last year. In planning for these photos, Nicole shared with me that she especially wanted some photographs in cream, mauve, and pink hues. I was so happy to see some lovely compliments from Nicole about Quinn’s session. Baby Zara and family came to the Looking Up Photography studio in Greenwich, for her newborn session. I could tell right away that Zara was going to be the perfect model, and indeed she was!

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We got a lovely selection of photos in the lace onesie Nicole purchased especially for this session. Zara’s nursery is decorated in cream and olive colors, and I can just imagine how beautiful these images will look adorning her nursery walls. This makes my heart so happy!

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I also loved capturing Zara in this beautiful mauve tutu!

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Zara was nice and sleepy throughout her session, and I was able to get through all my planned setups. If you’re a professional newborn photographer, you know what a big deal this is!

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Contact me to document these special, fleeting moments – time goes by so fast. I recommend booking your photo session a few months before baby is born, to ensure I’m available. If baby is already here, I do my best to be available last-minute, so don’t be afraid to reach out!

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Cayden – Belly to Baby Session in Greenwich, Connecticut

 

All roads to pregnancy are different. Some are clearly planned, with few bumps … they include detailed road maps. Some “roads” are more like roller coasters, with surprises around each turn, ups and downs. And some are like that road trip your parents forced you to take when you were a teenager. Forced smiles, frustrations, and counting down to that destination. However easy or complicated the journey, once pregnancy passes a certain stage, at least one new life has been created and the lives of everyone involved are forever changed. This lovely couple’s journey was a bit like that road trip with the parents, but it’s clear that the end result is sheer joy. They have a healthy and beautiful little boy and are so at ease as new parents, it’s like they’ve been parenting for years.

Cayden was such a trooper for his session! He slept amazingly.

For Cayden’s session, mom wanted a “cabin-in-the-woods” type feel. I was more than happy to oblige mom’s wishes. My heart almost stopped when I looked at some of these images at the back of the camera, as I knew they’d be absolutely perfect!

I also incorporated some wood elements into the newborn gallery as I felt it would be a great complement! When I brought the imagery into my computer for editing, I wasn’t disappointed at all.

In keeping with mom’s request, I used some gorgeous blues for some of Cayden’s posed imagery. I also loved the shades of green Courtney incorporated into the maternity session. I absolutely love this color of green!

These sessions were such an honor to photograph. Enjoy this small peek into their journey from belly to baby!

 

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Cora – A Studio Newborn Session Featuring Grandparents

Spending more time at the studio is truly something I have enjoyed during the ongoing pandemic. One of the things I look forward to most is photographing clients in my lovely studio space. And I LOVED this client! She and her daughter were absolutely beautiful, and I loved that the grandparents were included, too. Mom, daughter, grandma, grandpa – they were all delightful.

As a new client and a first time mom, I’m looking forward to working with this family again in the future. Mom was such a fun client; I kind of wish I could clone her!

Studio newborn sessions are some of my favorite sessions … and Cora is such a darling baby!

Baby Cora got to wear some of my favorite newborn accessories, thanks to mom’s specific request for a more posed gallery of pictures. Everything in my studio is classic, and incredibly handmade. 

I adore the simplicity of this session (and my client’s wonderful energy!). It was just perfect! And those images with grandma and grandpa. Lovely.

 

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Gabriela – Belly to Baby Sessions in Greenwich, Connecticut

With the Earth warming up for springtime on this half of the beautiful blue planet we call home, and with Mother’s Day almost here (it’s in 2 weeks, partners!), most of us will still most likely be celebrating at or near home this year. As much as some people may be sad about not being able to go out to a packed restaurant for brunch, I, for one, am still loving this more relaxed time of life with my family. I also knew that, as we get closer to Mother’s Day, I just had to share this Belly to Baby Newborn Session – and previous celebration of a mama to-be. Don’t you adore the Fosse look of that first image?!

We had a special maternity session at the studio, right here in Greenwich, Connecticut. I love how mom dressed for our maternity session together, especially as it gave me the opportunity to do something a bit different. Isn’t her silhouette pure maternity magic? The perfect maternity dress. This was a new Belly to Baby client for 2020/2021! This client was recommended to me by a friend of mine. I always appreciate referrals. And I am honored each and every time a client chooses to work with me for the first time, especially when they choose me to document their pregnancy and their growing family!

Keep scrolling to and check out the contrast of mom’s maternity look to the light and airy Looking Up Photography Belly to Baby studio newborn session. I love that I am able to share with you the very different looks we can capture in the studio. I loved this couple’s bright and relaxed attitude; Gabriela is a fortunate little girl.

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Jordyn – A Sweet, Pink Studio Newborn Session

Welcoming a newborn into your family and your home is a wonderful and emotional time. As a professional newborn photographer, I love when I have the opportunity to document these early days as parents get to know their newborn. It was such a pleasure to welcome this family into the Looking Up Photography studio, and to welcome baby Jordyn with a newborn session gifted by Jordyn’s paternal grandmother, Barbara.

Welcoming a new baby can sometimes be daunting for new parents, but not for these two. Nicole and Scott were over the moon every time Jordyn did something cute or funny … or anything at all, really! Photographing a newborn session in my Greenwich, Connecticut photography studio means we can take all the time we need to capture every perfect quality of a new baby.

Another reason I love studio newborn sessions is that they are usually very comfortable and relaxed. Plus, I get to see beautiful babies like Jordyn! A sweet, new baby girl – and I just love her name. I love that I can keep in mind exactly where families will be placing their finished images when I’m capturing sessions in the studio; it allows me to change the accessories, backgrounds, and colors, and gives such a personal touch to the photos.

Baby girl was absolutely wonderful and I love the classic look of this session. With gently posed images, Jordyn is already rocking photoshoots!

This is one of my favorite studio newborn sessions that I’ve photographed, and I am honored I got to meet Jordyn and create a dreamy virtual time capsule for this growing family.

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Mikey – Cute Newborn Studio Session – Greenwich, Connecticut

Is anyone else looking for fun photo inspiration for newborns, these days? As we can maybe see the light at the end of the pandemic tunnel, I think it’s important for professional photographers to prioritize our businesses, and maybe even make things a little extra special for our clients! If you’re a parent, are your kids aware of the history being played out all around them? My children are old enough to understand that they’re living through a time that will someday be in history books! Of course, there have been a lot of questions, and a little bit of stress, too. Being home all the time isn’t always ideal, but we have certainly made the best of it. We’ve even had days that were downright blissful. Still, even though I’m working, getting to the studio for a sweet little newborn session can serve as a little chance for me to ‘take a breath’. Scroll down to see how I created this session for a new client!

 

A little newborn session trick for my fellow professional newborn photographers: keep a fully stocked studio. This adds a terrific, convenient touch to sessions for clients, and helps them be confident that they don’t need to have anything for baby to wear. There are many marketplace-style groups for photographers if you’re on a budget, to start! Make sure you thoroughly wash anything you purchase second-hand, using the appropriate, baby-friendly detergent or cleaning method. You can even create a closet for older siblings if you choose to. Then, be sure your clients know you have this option available, and that you have their new family member(s) covered for your session. Knowing that I have all the swaddles and adorable hats one can imagine is such a perk for my clients.

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Family Newborn Session at the Studio – TJ

Raise your hand if you’re looking for a newborn session to inspire you! This may be the second spring we’re having that looks a bit different, this year, but it doesn’t mean our photography inspiration should suffer. Heck, maybe you have a ton of inspiration right now since all your favorite professional photographers are getting caught up on blogging! This family is a favorite recent client and I wanted to incorporate them into my spring blogging. I loved how thorough and open Mom was on her client questionnaire! I appreciate that she mentioned how much she values my talent, time, and work. This fun family newborn session at my studio makes a wonderful addition to my portfolio, and I hope it inspires you!

This time of year brings with it some of my favorite photo sessions at my Greenwich studio, and I thought this family newborn session would be a great addition to my blog! I’ve noticed that sharing recent sessions has a way of making me feel like there aren’t still a million other things going on in the world. So, I love big brother Mack’s proud smiles. This airy session is perfect for spring, and you know this classic look is my favorite.

Keep scrolling to see the pretty photos and Pin them; you’ll definitely want to bookmark this post for inspiration!

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Dilan – Sweet and Simple Newborn Session in the Studio

 

What’s simple, sweet, and full of snuggles? This beautiful studio newborn session with baby boy, Dilan.

Upon meeting, he was already perfectly sleepy, allowing mom and dad to follow my every move. The whole family was simply so impressive to me! We got the perfect mix of photos with him sweetly sleeping, as well cuddled up with mom, dad, and their loving miniature golden doodle. 

Did you know that during your studio newborn session with Looking Up Photography, I’ll divide your session into “breakouts”? I’ll change up exactly who is being photographed so we can be sure you receive the perfect blend of images when your final gallery is delivered. During our time together, we’ll get your new arrival front and center, all by themselves – including those tiny details you never want to forget! We’ll also make sure mom and dad have their time to shine. Siblings (or fur siblings) will have their own time in front of the camera. The whole family will be photographed all together as well, of course, too! 

There is nothing better than shooting within the beautiful walls of the studio! Many congratulations to this new family of four (including their precious mini golden doodle)! For an example of what your relaxing studio newborn session with Looking Up Photography might look like, keep scrolling.

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Alexander’s Studio Newborn Session

As a newborn photographer, my goal is to have a baby who sleeps through our session. I prep my clients. I give them information. Even if parents do everything to a T, every now and then I’ll photograph a baby who has a bit of a hard time settling in the studio. This is especially true for those clients who occasionally contact me after the baby is born, instead of several weeks in advance. Thankfully, I have plenty of tools and tricks I use to help baby settle as best I can. Every once in awhile, there are those babies that don’t want to sleep, but we still get amazing imagery no matter what!

Alexander was already a week old when his mom, Charlotte, contacted me. Charlotte and David are Irish! They moved stateside about a decade ago and Charlotte told me that newborn sessions aren’t very common in Ireland. Their family still live in Ireland and Charlotte discovered she really wanted to capture this time of the 3 of them, not only for themselves, but to share with their long distance family. I was able to get this family in the studio quickly so I agreed to do a studio newborn session. I can usually accommodate newborn sessions as long as I have room in my schedule.

Alexander was still very sleepy and our photos are of him sleeping. Actually, I’m almost certain he was asleep pretty much the whole time. My goal is always to keep my newborn clients happy, whether they’re awake or asleep!

We created some absolutely adorable images with Alexander. His drowsy, dreamy demeanor made my job that much easier, too! 

I loved working with this precious family! They were referrals from another client, and Charlotte also did her research on WestportMoms.com. I just love hearing that past clients recommend me as someone who’s understanding of new moms and who can make first-timers feel comfortable! But honestly, Charlotte, David, and Alexander all had such happy, go-with-the-flow attitudes. Oh! And I need to include big brother Mylo, the cockapoo. Mylo didn’t get flustered at all when dad picked him up for a photo with the whole family. Everyone rolled with the punches and it made for an amazingly delightful final gallery.

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Lily – A Sweet Studio Newborn Session in Greenwich, Connecticut

Spring is nearly here, but much of life remains the same as it did about a year ago. So, a recent pandemic newborn session it is! I’m excited to share this studio newborn session captured at my Greenwich, Connecticut studio. I can always make something beautiful in my dreamy studio! I created this session for two physicians and their sweet newborn daughter, Lily. I am always so flattered when, from all the local area photographers, our healthcare heroes choose me. Mom and dad’s dusty blue colored tops really allowed their adoration for their baby girl to come through! I adored their color palette, and that nothing took away from showing off Lily.

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On dad’s face was the look every photographer wants to get from their new fathers! Can you even with the warmth of this new family? The family’s simple love shone through each image from this session. And oh my goodness, are they beautiful.

With the studio as our setting, of course we had the prettiest session. The studio has so many terrific spots for photos. I have completely fallen in love with the space and how it highlights the relationships I capture within its walls. You might not necessarily think of love when you think of a photography studio, yet here it is. Being able to capture blissful memories here means everything to me.

Thank you to Sible for her transparency about her and Luis’ work environment and for sharing a bit of Lily’s birth story with me. I really bond with moms who aren’t afraid to share those ‘in the trenches’ moments. Being able to share that in this place, with this new family, was more special than I could have ever imagined.

Lily was a perfect angel. I am incredibly happy with the moments captured of a new mother, new father, and their daughter. There’s something about the unassuming nature of the studio that doesn’t overshadow the adoration between people who love each other.

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