Posts Tagged ‘baby girl’

Dolores: {newborn}

May 24th, 2017

Meet sweet Ms. Dolores. Because I love her name so much, I have to add in here that Dolores was named after her grandmothers on each family side. That right, both her Mom and Dad had grandmothers named Dolores. So neat! Ms Dolores is the daughter of a good friend of mine, as well an […]

 

Meet sweet Ms. Dolores. Because I love her name so much, I have to add in here that Dolores was named after her grandmothers on each family side. That right, both her Mom and Dad had grandmothers named Dolores. So neat! Ms Dolores is the daughter of a good friend of mine, as well an entire family I’m rather fond of, the Hecklingers. For Ms D’s session, I asked her Mom if she had any requests for the setup. Purples, greens, all natural / nature. The two green fluffs are from one of my favorite vendors Oh So Fleeting. They really are as soft as they look. The round basket is one that I’ve had several people contact me wanting to know where I got it. It came from Pier One probably 10 years ago, so sorry on that one. They are tough to find! The twig bed can be purchased several places, I went with Intuition Backdrops, who if you don’t know, also sell an awesome variety of props.

Newborn baby girl in purple

Family newborn photo

newborn wearing purple in basket

Big brother with newborn sister

Do note that the photo above is a composite. Mom was holding the baby in the background. Due to safety reasons, I highly recommend never letting young siblings hold babies on their own.

Black and white newborn baby girl in studio

Mom holding newborn baby girl in blue

newborn wearing purple in twig basket

Kristen Herber holding newborn client

That’s me and my new friend! Ms D was a perfect angel for her session… but as soon as we were done and I want to snap a quick photo with her she was like… no way lady, get me out of here! Hehe!

breaker

Clara Irene: {newborn}

April 20th, 2017

Meet sweet Ms. Clara Bear! I’m so in love with those cheeks. Ms. Clara is the daughter of my friends Emily & Mike, whose wedding I also photographed. I’m always tickled pink when I then get the opportunity to photograph the babies of former wedding clients. I always love the clean pure look that cream […]

 

Meet sweet Ms. Clara Bear! I’m so in love with those cheeks. Ms. Clara is the daughter of my friends Emily & Mike, whose wedding I also photographed. I’m always tickled pink when I then get the opportunity to photograph the babies of former wedding clients.

Newborn baby girl in antique stroller

newborn baby girl in crate wearing cream and pinkI always love the clean pure look that cream brings to photos. It’s often my go-to color scheme for parents who are unsure what colors they’d like to use.

smiling newborn baby girl in crate wearing cream and pink

It’s pretty rare that newborns smile, let alone that I just happen to have my camera ready to shoot the moment it happens! I just LOVE these moments!

Mom gives kiss to newborn baby girl's forehead

Professional portrait of parents with newborn baby girl

Newborn baby girl wearing pink on gray

Oh my goodness! Clara looks JUST like her mama in this photo! It’s like looking at a flashback, eeek! <3

breaker

Ms Madison: {newborn}

March 15th, 2017

Eeeeek! Sweet precious Ms Madison came to the studio for her photo debut with her gorgeous peachy skin tones and rose red cheeks. I was so excited to break out this quilt backdrop by Intuition Backdrops that I’ve been saving for a special little subject.  Madison was just a little peanut, which is extra fun […]

 

Eeeeek! Sweet precious Ms Madison came to the studio for her photo debut with her gorgeous peachy skin tones and rose red cheeks. I was so excited to break out this quilt backdrop by Intuition Backdrops that I’ve been saving for a special little subject.  Madison was just a little peanut, which is extra fun when picking props to use. I love using layers in my newborn photos and I find that you can discover new affordable layers just about anywhere. The lacy scarf was purchased from the world market on a day they had all scarves 50% off. I also locate a lot of fun layers in the scarf sections at used clothing stores such as Clothes Mentor and Style Encore, and sometimes even Goodwill.

Baby girl in basket on antique quilted blanket

Newborn baby girl in pink

Closeup of newborn baby girl toes

I love to photograph the tips of baby toes! One of my favorite photos to capture – but it takes a very sleepy baby to get a sharp fine focus shot. If you are thinking about photographing newborns, one must own lens is a macro lens so that you can creatively capture all the little baby parts. Canon’s 100mm F2.8 IS L lens was used to photograph these toes.

Newborn baby girl wearing owl outfit

Mom brought along this super cute knit owl outfit. Kinda want a hat like that for myself!

Mom, Dad and Newborn baby in studio

Newborn Baby girl with antique quilt

breaker

Vivienne: {9 Months Old}

May 10th, 2016

I don’t think that I have ever met such a happy kid before! Sweet Vivienne was so full of smiles. I love the colors and mom and dad picked out for her, she looks great in pinky-peach. See that gold metallic block she is holding? That was one of my latest DIY projects. I found […]

 

I don’t think that I have ever met such a happy kid before! Sweet Vivienne was so full of smiles. I love the colors and mom and dad picked out for her, she looks great in pinky-peach. See that gold metallic block she is holding? That was one of my latest DIY projects. I found wooden blocks on clearance at Target so I glued some scrape booking paper on there that I already had at home and there you go! Fun, stylish, baby blocks! Another great find was the teal bench – gotta love shopping Home Goods for baby props! (I’m kind of addicted!)

professional baby photographers mn

baby photographers in woodbury

baby photographers in st paul mn

baby photography studio

9 month old baby girl

breaker

Callie: {14 Days New}

June 7th, 2014

 Callie: {14 Days New} Sweet baby Callie came over to play with me today. Sometimes little ones have a tough time getting their pictures taken. It isn’t easy being so new to the world. Don’t worry, no matter what, we ALWAYS end our days with breathtaking memories.

 

 Callie: {14 Days New} sweet baby girl in old well bucketSweet baby Callie came over to play with me today. Sometimes little ones have a tough time getting their pictures taken. It isn’t easy being so new to the world. Don’t worry, no matter what, we ALWAYS end our days with breathtaking memories.

sweet baby girl in old well bucketsweet baby girl in old well bucket breaker

breaker

McKenna: {10 Days New}

May 29th, 2014

McKenna: {10 Days New} Meet gorgeous baby girl McKenna. McKenna’s mom had one simple request- super cute over the top photos with lots of pink, pink, and pink. This I can do! I just love my new porcelain bath basin that I purchased from Design Revolution. ♥ It was a hot day in the studio today, […]

 

McKenna: {10 Days New}Newborn girl in bath tub

Meet gorgeous baby girl McKenna. McKenna’s mom had one simple request- super cute over the top photos with lots of pink, pink, and pink. This I can do! I just love my new porcelain bath basin that I purchased from Design Revolution. ♥ It was a hot day in the studio today, which made sweet baby girl very happy~ the rest of us… not so much 🙂 Hot sweaty baby = happy sleepy baby! Newborn girl wearing hot pink tutu Newborn girl wearing crown swing Newborn girl and mom tutu breaker

breaker

{Emmie} 12 days new

January 20th, 2012

This winter I had the honor of photographing beautiful baby girl Emmie Lorah. She was just perfect, pink, and Daddy’s little girl. I have a love for hanging those little ones from the tree branches and for little Emmie I purchased and comfy new wrap for her to lay in. The branch is from from […]

 

baby girl hanging in cloth st paul

This winter I had the honor of photographing beautiful baby girl Emmie Lorah. She was just perfect, pink, and Daddy’s little girl. I have a love for hanging those little ones from the tree branches and for little Emmie I purchased and comfy new wrap for her to lay in. The branch is from from a birch tree that I cut down from out on the woods and drilled holes in to fit the tops of my light stands. All in all, I think it turned out pretty darn cute.

baby girl hanging from branchnewborn girl hanging from branch

Newborns are one of my favorite subjects. The trick to perfect newborn photos it to get the little ones in the studio when they are under 2 weeks old. The younger they are the more creative the posing can be. Sometimes mom doesn’t quite feel ready to leave the house yet in this time. That’s ok. Just let me know and I can bring my studio setup to you.

newborn baby girl in pink

And I’ve said it before but I’ll say it again… accidents are going to happen. Little ones are going to have something come out of them from some angle at least a few time during the session. Don’t worry, I’ll be prepared and try not to feel bad. We got this cute pink shot above right before Emmie decided to water herself, the blanket, the floor, oh… and Dad. 🙂newborn baby girl st paul mn

Welcome to the world little Emmie Lorah! I can’t wait to watch you grow!  xoxo

newborn baby girl with parentsnewborn baby girl and her parents

breaker

Alaina: 6 month Session

October 26th, 2010

Miss baby Alaina Jane is 6 months old already! And she is already sitting up too. It is so much fun watching these babies grow up before my eyes. It is now fall and time to start thinking about Christmas card photos so Mom and Dad wanted some outdoor family photo. Dad really likes weeping […]

Tags: ,
Posted in: Little Ones
Expand Close
| No Comments | See Full Post
 


Miss baby Alaina Jane is 6 months old already! And she is already sitting up too. It is so much fun watching these babies grow up before my eyes. It is now fall and time to start thinking about Christmas card photos so Mom and Dad wanted some outdoor family photo. Dad really likes weeping willow trees and I really do too so they picked this lake because of the beautiful trees and it was a perfect idea. We had a great sunny day but a little bit of wind so I had a lot of fun getting my reflector to sit still. (even with a sandbag!) I love all the fall leaves all over the ground and the golden evening light on their faces. Makes me want to heat up a cup of hot cider right now! Isn’t Alaina so cute in that big pile of leaves! Mom’s idea- she is very creative and always come with lots of suggestions to add to our sessions. What a cute little pumpkin 🙂



breaker

Terra turns 2!

August 20th, 2010

Here is cutie Terra Renee again and guess what? She is already 2 years old! Oh my does time fly. Terra is the sweetest, daintiest beautiful girl ever. Today we went out to a little bench in Cottage Grove by her parents house. This is an example that you really can do portraits just about […]

Expand Close
| No Comments | See Full Post
 


Here is cutie Terra Renee again and guess what? She is already 2 years old! Oh my does time fly. Terra is the sweetest, daintiest beautiful girl ever. Today we went out to a little bench in Cottage Grove by her parents house. This is an example that you really can do portraits just about anywhere. I brought along a porcelain tea set and we had tea for a while. What little girl doesn’t love that? Then we walked around around the grassy area and picked some while flowers. It was a lovely day with a little breeze. After our day in the grass we headed back to Mom and Dad’s for a birthday cupcake! Terra’s favorite part! How precious is that smile? Happy Birthday sweet girl. 🙂


breaker

Alaina Jane: {2 months beautiful}

June 30th, 2010

Welcome to the world Miss Alaina Jane! I got the privilege of meeting Alaina when she was 2 months old. This was her first photo session so we had lots of work to do! Mama loves pink so we made sure we got lots of pink pink and more pink! (I secretly LOVE pink too!) […]

Tags: ,
Posted in: Little Ones
Expand Close
| No Comments | See Full Post
 


Welcome to the world Miss Alaina Jane! I got the privilege of meeting Alaina when she was 2 months old. This was her first photo session so we had lots of work to do! Mama loves pink so we made sure we got lots of pink pink and more pink! (I secretly LOVE pink too!) Alaina also wore her Christening gown which was a family heirloom. I think it is awesome when parents bring props to the studio with so much meaning. It really makes the photos so much more specially. Oh, and how we caught Miss Alaina resting her head on her arm is beyond me. It was about 1.5 seconds of magic and my quick camera moves that captured these neat, and unbelievable portraits for a 2 month old. So cute you are!