atlanta newborn photographer ~ welcome, alex!
Baby Alexandra is so cute, and already in awe of big sister. I arrived for our newborn session when Alex was about three weeks old. This is a great age for newborn photography, for a few reasons: the family has had a chance to settle in a little, siblings are used to the new baby being around, and baby is a little more awake than in those first days.
I like newborn photography that is authentic, and includes the whole family. We are celebrating the new baby as the newest member of the family, and I like capturing the connections that are being made. I call this type of photography "lifestyle" photography--it's somewhere between posed portraiture and photo-journalism, and does not include weird fake poses.
When I started doing newborn photography, I thought I had to do what is so common these days--babies in baskets and propped on their hands. I've realized that those pictures all look the same, they don't show anything about a family, and they are just cheesy. I like pictures that peek into a family's everyday life, and show some personality. I think of that baby looking at these photos as an adult, and I'm pretty sure that a picture that includes the family and house will feel more special. That's how I have ended up at lifestyle newborn photography.
To schedule a newborn session, it's best to contact me during your pregnancy. That way I can guarantee a spot on my calendar, and we can plan for our session before you have a new baby at home, and much more important things keeping you busy.
Newborn sessions usually last 2-3 hours and take place in your home. Newborn sessions start at $600, please contact me for a full pricing menu!
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