Harper Jane {Boston Newborn Photographer}

Harper Jane

July 24, 2014

8pounds,  0 ounces

19 1/4 inches

Meet Harper Jane.Isn't she the cutest?  This little girl heard that I was looking for some newborn models this summer, and the day after her dad inquired asking me about sessions for his yet-to-arrive daughter, I received an email telling me that she'd made her grand entrance into the world and was ready for her close-up.

She was pretty darn adorable.  And such a sweetie.  Harper was so sleepy the entire session, which allowed me to try out some new poses I'd been itching to practice.  That little chin up pose?  She did such a good job!


Newborn sessions are a calm, 2-3 hour visit where I come to the family's home and we work together to lull the baby into a deep sleep and then carefully position her in each comfy shot.  We get cuddly parent shots, adorable sibling shots, and even a few lifestyle shots depending on the baby's mood and the parents' style.  I call them "visits" because that's what they feel like.  We chat, we learn about each other, and we "ooooooooh" and "aaaaaaaahhhh" over the adorableness unfolding in front of us.  It's magical.  Anyways, as I was chatting with Miss Harper's parents, we realized that her grandmother and I actually teach together!  What a small world.  And congratulations to Grandma (Nana?) Jane!

Earlier this summer I went to the Brimfield Antique Fair (check it out if you've never heard of it -- it's absolutely amazing!).  I was on a mission to find some beautiful new props, and I found exactly what I was looking for.  Lucky me!  I purchased this gorgeous antique quilt, and I am over-the-moon in love with it.  You'll be seeing a lot of this quilt in my upcoming sessions -- I'm branding it as the new NSP quilt!

Another fun little prop was this yellow egg basket.  When Harper's parents described their style as "modern rustic" and "rustic chic," I just knew that this would be the perfect prop for their baby girl.  This was confirmed when I looked around their living room and saw matching yellow end tables in a similar style.  Of course, they just loved this set-up.  Leaving you with a little smile tonight...

Thank you, Bruce & Jill, for sharing your baby girl with me.  I absolutely adored our session together with your precious little girl.

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Daniel Alexander {Boston Newborn Photographer}

Daniel Alexander

April 10, 2014

9 pounds, 13.8 ounces   |   20.5 inches

Marathon Monday was a marathon of a newborn session!  I visited Anabela and Paul and their new little addition, Daniel.  He greeted me with his big blue eyes and his sweet little lips all puckered up.

Just like the runners, Daniel was wide awake and ready to go!  Rocking and shushing and swaddling.....  No way!  Daniel was not having any of that sleepiness that we were trying to get him to move into, so we took advantage of his alertness and got some great lifestyle family photographs.  This little boy loved being in his mommy and daddy's arms, and as long as he was cuddled up close to their heartbeat, he was a perfect little angel.

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