newborn photography

My Experience

I thought I wanted some really cute sleeping newborn images while I was pregnant but for whatever reason I was too busy researching and preparing for stuff for the baby that I never looked into it.

In the hospital we got some Bounty shots which were cute and captured the hospital moment well – but it made me realize that I definitely wanted to get more professional shots done.  I was so busy the first week that I put off researching photographers until day 7 and at that point I knew that I needed to find someone local fast.  So I searched Google for newborn photographers in my area and found one that was nearby and most importantly I liked her portfolio and photography style.  I emailed frantically and asked about appointments and I totally lucked out because the website advised to make an appointment during your third trimester!  Melanie from Lavender & Sage responded quickly and gave me an appointment the following week on day 11.

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Why an Instagram account for my baby was one of the best decisions I made

My Experience

My husband is an IT consultant and skeptical about everything that he or I put on social media for the whole world to see.  Ironic yes then that I have this website!  Well when it comes to social media Facebook and Instagram are two applications that we keep private.

As we were sending loads of photos via group text to my family and other ones to friends I jokingly suggested the first week we had our baby that we should give her an Instagram account I thought he would continue his privacy concern rant.  Well he didn’t instead it went more like – wait a minute that could be perfect.

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