Is your newborn too 'old' for a newborn photography session?

Here I sit on a beautiful Tuesday morning drinking my tea and pondering a question that I often get from so many mommies who are interested in my services:

Is my newborn too old to do a newborn photography session?

In the several years that I have photographed newborns, it never occurred to me that a photographer would actually turn away a mom and her newborn just because her baby was over the so called age limit of two weeks. The whole purpose of a newborn shoot is to capture the little details and to document your baby while they are still so small in those first few weeks.

Although I do understand why some photographers recommend this. For example, newborns under two weeks can easily go into the more sleepy poses, they are more sleepy in general etc. However, In my experience I never had a problem getting some amazing shots of baby both in a sleepy pose and in some awake poses which are equally adorable and mommy always appreciates seeing the awake images.

I understand that taking care of newborn right after giving birth is intense and sometimes the last thing on your mind is booking a photography session. So it’s totally okay to push it off a week or two.

I happily take on baby clients as young as a few days to a few weeks to, heck, even a couple months!

Below are some sweet images of baby Yehuda, who is, wait for it, 5 weeks new!

Capturing your baby's first year

One of the most important things we do as new parents is document our baby's first year of life. Here is a session where we captured this gorgeous girl's newborn, 6 month and first year birthday session. It's amazing how much our babies change just in that first 12 months! 

Ariel's newborn photo session 

Don't forget to book a 6 or 9 month photo session! Your baby has developed so much and may even be reaching milestones like crawling and sitting. They are officially at that adorable baby stage right before they walk and talk. 

 

And finally their first birthday where we celebrate 12 intense yet amazing months of your child's development. I also like to celebrate mom during this session since it is definitely a major accomplishment on her part as well. 

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Lifestyle Family Photo Session

Lifestyle Family Photos in Miami 

Last weekend I had the pleasure of photographing a sweet family of four for a lifestyle portrait session. My client Sharon and her husband were looking for a non-traditional and non-posed look for the photos of them and their two little boys. I was so delighted to create this look because I love being able to capture natural expressions and emotions as they happen.

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It was Micha's 1st birthday so they decided to throw a celebratory breakfast in his honor.

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Mom handmade everything from the meals, the cake, the decorations even to the gifts themselves! I was so amazed at how beautiful everything looked. 

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After breakfast and gift opening was over, we went on to create some sweet and playful images of the children.

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(NOTE: This is a composite image. Mom and Dad were right below the children. A seperate image of the window was taken afterwards. The children were never in any danger.)

(NOTE: This is a composite image. Mom and Dad were right below the children. A seperate image of the window was taken afterwards. The children were never in any danger.)

And of course some of the whole family. 

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Even grandma came to join the fun! 

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