What exactly is lifestyle photography?  Different photographer’s often have different definitions for this style.  To me, it’s photographing people doing what they do on an everyday basis.  They just happen to maybe be wearing coordinating outfits, kids have their hair combed, Mom put on some make-up, the house is cleaned up….you get the drift.  It’s real, just polished up a bit.  I love doing lifestyle sessions especially when small kids are involved.  They’re in their element and their comfort zone.  I’m not telling them to sit here and smile (well, not too much).  I’m telling them to show me their room, read me their favorite book, introduce me to their most special toy.  This is when I feel like I get to see their real personalities and the relationships in the family just shine through.

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I’m so blessed to have been part of this journey with the M family.  I met them the 1st time for their maternity session and again, soon after, the day Nolan was born.  A few days after that we got together again for his newborn half session.  I honestly don’t think I’ve ever seen 2 parents more in love with a baby and it was a beautiful thing to be part of.

A lot of people I talk to are iffy about the idea of having their baby’s birth photographed.  I didn’t photograph Nolan’s birth, but I did what’s called a First Look session.  This is when I go to the hospital after the baby’s born and everyone has a few minutes to catch their breath.  These are some of my absolute favorite sessions to do.  These sessions don’t involve the typical posing and styling of a newborn session.  It’s purely about the perfection of this new little being and capturing the family soaking it all in.

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This mom and I went back and forth trying to decide what to do for this year’s session.  Hard to top last year’s Christmas cookie making/maternity session, but I think we managed to do it.  I love how these turned out and I love working with this family!

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