Lauren Reynolds Photography, LLC

Posts Tagged ‘modern baby portraits’

And then they were four . . .

What a beautiful thing it is when a family welcomes their newest member. Those first few days and weeks are just so precious. Time seems to stands still as acquaintances are made, newness is marveled and snuggles are savored. And while the first time around is unique and special in its own right, the second time around is even sweeter. For you realize, I think, how fleeting that newness is. How quickly those tiny toes grow, that sweet milky baby breath fades and that complete and utter dependence changes. I am truly honored to be asked to capture those first days for new families, each and every time. Thank you Gs for trusting me to capture your family as it grew to a family of four. Your new little man is just perfect in every single way.

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The girl can dance!!


And I think she knows it too!

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well hello, little fella . . .

It was a pleasure to meet you!

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Smurf’d

Sweet Baby M had so much fun digging into her first birthday cake at the end of our session together, and boy did we have a good laugh over the blue little smurf that she became…

And those weren’t the only laughs we shared this beautiful September evening (yes, I’m just now getting to my fall sessions!). There is such an ease and effortlessness about your love for each other, N family, and you are so much fun to be around! Thank you for trusting me to capture these precious moments in your family’s journey through life.

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new life

What an honor it is to be trusted to capture those first few days after a family welcomes new life. Anyone who has had a baby of their own knows how quickly those days pass and just how precious they are. The endless snuggles, complete dependence and ceaseless wonder of how tiny and perfect they are. Thank you, B Family, for trusting me to help you document your growing family. I hope these images will help keep these days *alive* for you for years to come.

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eyelashes

to die for! I mean, really…I would love to have 1/10th of these!

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  1. Ahlam GH says: Laila...the little princess.. God bless her.. on 12.1.11 @ 9:52 pm

bright eyes

No sleepy heads this time! Miss. R showed off her beautiful bright baby blues with pride at our Mini-Session last weekend. Isn’t she just the cutest?!?

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A beautiful album for a beautiful family.

I. love. albums. I love them not only because they are the best way to preserve family photographs and memories for generations to come, but also because each album I create is a reflection of you. From the cover carefully chosen to compliment your style, to each page custom designed to weave the photographs from your session into a story…the story of where you are as a family *right now.* And I love it that the albums I offer can be casual, funky, fancy, timeless…or all of the above.

This beautiful family chose one of my favorite covers to date — black and silver snake-skin with a silver accent strip. How fun is that! And would you even believe it if I told you that they didn’t think they were photogenic?!? Umm….what?!?

I’d say they win the prize for being one of the most photogenic families I’ve photographed to date, and their love for each other just radiated that day. They are so in love with their little family of three, and I’d have to agree that it looks pretty darn good on them!

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sweet baby snuggles

Hands down, *this* is what I miss the most about having a baby. Those sweet, tender moments between parent and child of complete dependence, total adoration that are so abundant those first few months of life. Those moments when your baby snuggles up and everything else melts away. You forget about everything you *should* be doing, because all is as it should be, and nothing. else. matters. Miss. R was certainly in a snuggly mood while I was with her at her session late this past Spring, and what sweet moments we captured to preserve these precious days for this family.

Our session was right before Father’s Day, and what a beautiful gift this baby’s daddy (and granddaddy) got on their special day. I just love it when my clients choose to preserve their family memories and stages in this way. I know they cherish it now, but I also know its sentimental value will only increase as their snuggly little baby grows into a busy toddler, playful child and beautiful young lady…all entirely too fast!

And luckily, Miss. R didn’t doze the *entire* time I was there. She did perk up, play and show us those beautiful blue eyes. I’ll be seeing sweet Miss. R in about a month at one of my October Mini Sessions, and I can’t wait to see all she is up to these days!

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  1. Sarah McCaffery says: Oh Lauren - this is so beautiful! I love both the session and the album! I'm sure the family will treasure these images forever. on 09.9.11 @ 7:21 am

  2. Erica Sledge says: It's been a while since I've been over to your blog. All I can say is WOW! Absolutely amazing. on 09.28.11 @ 11:20 pm

  3. bright eyes | Lauren Reynolds Photography, LLC says: [...] sleepy heads this time! Miss. R showed off her beautiful bright baby blues with pride at our Mini-Session last [...] on 10.11.11 @ 7:40 am

first birthdays

First birthdays are special. There’s just something about that age that gets me every time. The bridge between baby and toddler that exists for such a short period of time. When Miss. A and I spent some time together late this past spring, she was not quite one, but almost. I love how we captured the baby that was still in her but also caught glimpses of what was to come. She was not quite walking at our session, but I’d be willing to bet that her mamma now chases her and those sparkly blue eyes of hers *everywhere* she goes!

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