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Fall Family Sessions at Newborn Documentaries

This year I am doing something special for my Fall sessions.

As some of you already know, last year I moved into a new house in Leominster, MA with 1.5 acres including a wildflower meadow, wooded park like grounds, and a beautiful Mediterranean rock garden (designed and built by me, stone steps and all!).

fall family photos

For October 2019, I’m offering select dates at my private property for fall sessions with the autumn foliage. With plenty of time to get your family holiday cards ready and printed.

Sessions at my property are at a $100 discount from my normal “on location” outdoor sessions.

See details and a foliage predictor map here: https://www.newborndocumentaries.com/fall-sessions

Family Photos with Newborn Baby M

Sweet baby M came into the world about a month before this newborn session. Her older sister L was super excited for the photo shoot!

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kissing newborn baby sister

Sister LOVE <3

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I NEVER miss out on capturing these little details like baby feet and little baby fingers. It’s something you’ll never want to forget.

little baby hand
baby ear
little baby feet

I love capturing the unique everyday moments of families. Each family has a different personality and a story to be told.

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mom and daughter photo
dad and newborn baby photo

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making funny faces

Older siblings usually want to make lots of funny faces. But that’s okay. We just roll with it. I like to assure parents that it only takes 1 second to get a good photo and I am there and waiting for that perfect moment. Plus the funny faces are well…funny!

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sweet newborn baby face

Don’t you love the adorable little faces that newborns make? Seriously, it never gets old. Each one is unique too which is so fascinating to me.

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Lots of hugs and kisses to go around in this family!

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kissing her newborn sister
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holding her newborn sister
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So it was literally 100 degrees out on this day but we did venture outside for about 5 minutes for some more photos!

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AND we had a little bit of fun while doing it! Well, at least big sister L did! I think at this point baby M’s idea of fun is reserved mainly for drinking milk and napping. But soon enough, she will catch up to her big sister.

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Secret Garden Fun With My Nephews

I took some fun family photos for my in-laws in my garden a couple of weeks ago. As a result it inspired me to host mini sessions this summer which you can read about here.

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beautiful blue eyed toddler
secret garden mini sessions

Jameson tried a grape popsicle for the first time. He gave it mixed reviews….well at first!

“Hmmm what’s dis?”

“Hmmm what’s dis?”

“wahhh datz cold”

“wahhh datz cold”

“Mmmm wait a second…”

“Mmmm wait a second…”

jameson loves his popsicle

He looks like he is enjoying himself now!

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Jackson went crazy running around pantless with a grape popsicle in hand, infiltrating my garden. I mean, I can’t blame him. He’s doing summer right!

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I think we’ve all felt this way at one point or another after eating too fast LOL.

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baby loves bubbles

Gotta do a poop check before family photos! Hahah oh man, you have no idea how happy my sister-in-law was that I captured this hilarious photo!

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Annnnnndddd we’ve got a winner! Everyone is smiling and looking at the camera. 100%

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BTW this post inspired me to host Secret Garden Family Mini Sessions this summer in my garden. Check out the link for more info.

Newborn Lifestyle Photography Shoot in the Boston Suburbs

Newborn Lifestyle Photography Shoot in the Boston Suburbs

A couple weeks ago I shot a newborn lifestyle photography session for an adorable family in the Boston suburbs.

The Yearning to Mother - A Newborn Photographer's Perspective

I remember when I was a toddler, sometime in the late 80s, I had a baby doll that my aunt had given me. The doll was named “Billy” after the man who mowed the lawn LOL (don’t ask!). I would wrap Billy up in my blankey and pretend that she was my little newborn baby. I think for many of us the urge to mother gets built in from when we are very young, maybe even from birth.

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Since my husband and I settled down and bought our house in Leominster that urge grows deeper in me. And being a newborn photographer helps a bit with the baby fever too! LOL.

Seeing this sweet photo reminds me of how long I’ve wanted to be a mother.

I see myself mothering already in so many ways. With the plants in my garden, with our little fur baby Cleo. The instinct to allow other beings to grow and be nurtured has always been there and always will be.

The timing isn’t quite right for us to be bringing a child into the world but I know it will be soon. I look forward to those days. Just like the little girl in this picture.

PS. I still have Billy and my old blankey stashed away. Although I admit that Billy kind of looks like she might be friends with the Chucky Doll at this point hahaha!