If you follow me on Instagram, you know by now that I’m obsessed with these photos! As much as I love the glow of golden hour, I have no problem trading that for a potentially dark indoor session if it means there’s a new baby. The nursery details. The love of new parents. The smitten big brothers. The new baby smell. Even the fussiness. I’ll take it all! There’s something so special about bringing a new baby home and it’s such a joy to capture the early days for families. And in this case, the Seilers are dear friends of ours, so the opportunity was even sweeter. I’m so excited to share some of the beautiful photos we captured at this lifestyle newborn photography session.
We started the session in Darcy and Cody’s bedroom and I was amazed by the new headboard that Cody built for their bed. Our photo session served as his deadline and he made it just in time. The headboard was a beautiful backdrop for some family pictures including sweet baby Jesse. Micah and Elliot loved interacting with their new baby brother and continuously told him how “cuuuuute” he is! (They’re not wrong! 😉)
After the family shots there, we moved to Jesse’s nursery where I was able to capture his space. The rocking chair next to the window was in pretty good light, so we took quite a few shots of Darcy and Cody with Jesse there. We let Micah and Elliot go play and recharge before getting a few more family shots later. You can only expect so much of a 4 and 2 year old!
I preferred the white comforter and the additional natural light in Darcy and Cody’s room, so we returned there to do some baby detail shots. With as fast as babies grow, I love to capture their tiny little features. Fingers, toes, ears, nose… I document it all! We even got some beautiful candid shots of Darcy holding Jesse while my husband and I just chatted with her and Cody. They’re some of my favorites from the whole day.
I hope you enjoy these photos as much as I do. (And my apologies if they induce baby fever!) It was both an honor and a joy to capture this time for the Seiler family and I know they’ll cherish these photos for years to come. If you’re interested in a lifestyle newborn photography session of your own, please reach out to me. If I haven’t made it clear, I LOVE these sessions and would be honored to capture this beautiful season for you! 😍
Jesse’s guard dog hung out with us too!
He’s smiling!!! 😍
These are just the sweetest!
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