Her mom reached out for a photography session expressing she waited until now because she was born premature. She arrived with mom a few days ago on a beautiful early evening in her comfortable snuggly. She hadn't been outdoors for more than a few hours at a time so this was new for her. She was the sweetest baby, her mom gave me the honor of holding her, I rocked her to sleep in my arms! When she woke up she was ready to continue! Those cheeks!
I found a few more favorites from this newborn session as I was meeting with the mom to go through the images together. House calls are an integral part of the process. When I post galleries of over 300 images to choose from its much easier to narrow down the best when I swing by with my laptop loaded with Adobe Photoshop. This program allows us to place similar images side by side to compare details as well as toggle back and forth in Camera Raw with a magnification tool to see minute details.
A beautiful Brooklyn baby comes to Manhattan for an amazing photo shoot. Her mom was concerned she missed her baby photos as she is is 11 months old. Luckily there were still no teeth and she still had the baby cheeks ! Lots of clothing changes and different locations provide a wonderful variety of images.
This family won my services from a school donation. The mom is well known in the media world and needed head shots for these beautiful babies. I was thrilled to meet them at the door! Gorgeous little 3 month twins! I love the black velvet for photographing babies, its so dramatic and the subjects really pop!
I had a special request to meet and photograph a family in Tribeca as they were moving to the suburbs and wanted to document their family in the neighborhood they had lived for many years. We walked to a street where, apparently, many photographers use for all kinds of photo shoots. It was incredible! There was a man with an easel there painting, very European AND very New York in every way... I asked them to set the baby down on the dirty hard concrete, they willingly agreed- and out came these images! In one of the images, the baby's expression seems to be saying, "W hat? My parents just put me down alone on this hard dirty floor???!"
As I was listening to a grandmother's anticipation of the impending birth of her first grandchild, in comes her neighbor with a gorgeous newborn girl -what a beautiful little baby! I had just my phone on me, no business cards I thought but luckily I had one card tucked inside my phone case and viola-
I love photographing babies and children who live in the same building- so easy to commute to work!
I photographed this cute little baby as a newborn. He made the business card! Months later we met up with mom and dad in Carl Schurz Park in Manhattan. Dad was had no qualms about setting down the baby on concrete, grass and even prop him up in a tree! He was right behind him so it was "ok" with mom. I think maybe I was the most nervous!
There is nothing quite like the summer in the Hamptons. This is my third year with these beautiful sisters at their wonderful home. The beach isn't always the best place for photography. The sun goes down so late, making photo shoots start at 6:30 when children are hungry and sleepy. I always encourage photographing at homes. Im always taken by the beauty of the summer greenery there. The summer is going fast and Im almost fully booked for August! Please book soon to get on our calendar.
The family was moving out of their home in days and I expected chaos in the apartment, but instead I was greeted by a calm and beautiful mom and newborn...siblings arrived after camp. We took advantage of the big white bed and the wonderful window light. Just minutes to work with the baby before he woke up. He was so alert throughout the entire photo shoot at only a mere week old!