Henry’s Newborn Session at The Camera’s Eye

Time for another great newborn shoot at The Camera’s Eye! Meet Henry William, the fourth in a line of great kiddos!
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I’ve known Amy’s family for quite a while, starting when I photographed her oldest son Jack back in 2006 when HE was a newborn.​ Henry was a surprise for Amy and her family, but the very best kind 🙂
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We had hoped that I would be able to go to the hospital to photograph his birth via C-section, but it was against hospital rules…so we settled on doing a newborn shoot 9 days after he was born in the studio, on a SUPER cold day (sound familiar?).
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We mostly used the props that I had on hand, but there was one particularly special prop – a handmade airplane quilt from Amy’s 7-year-old daughter Olivia!
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Olivia already has her sights set on becoming a fashion designer! Amy and her family have certainly taught their kids well, following the motto of “Work hard and you can accomplish anything.” Like getting started early on Penn State? 🙂
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Henry’s newborn session was about four hours long – and even with the super-warm studio and the fact that he was still in his sleepy newborn stage, he was awake for almost ALL of the session, except the last 15 minutes or so!
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No worries – as with all of my newborn sessions, we took all the time we needed, with frequent breaks to nurse and rest 🙂
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Here’s hoping he was tired out by the end of the shoot and gave his parents some much-needed sleep that night 🙂
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The Camera’s Eye Meets Baby Blake!

It might be senior photo season, but that doesn’t mean I don’t have time for the younger set at The Camera’s Eye – like newborns!

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I’ve worked with mom Carrie and dad Corey through their engagement session AND their wedding photos, and I was honored when they tapped me to shoot their sweet little girl, Blake!

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Carrie and Corey are easily some of the most mellow new parents I’ve ever met. They completely handed the shoot over to me, and were very trusting. When I shot their wedding, it poured – so they let me try out the idea of putting all the wedding gear back on and shooting them the NEXT day. It was just as magical as we had hoped! I was so glad we could find the magic with their newborn session as well 🙂

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Newborn photography always brings its own challenges, and its own unique style of creativity and fun. Patience is key when photographing any newborn, and I think that (much like being pregnant and then having a baby) the end product is well worth it!

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Thanks to Blake and her parents for entrusting The Camera’s Eye with their newborn photo session!