Livermore CA newborn photographers | 5 day old baby girl

Love this sweet family!  They just added baby sister number 4 to their bunch of kiddos, and it was so fun to be able to go spend the morning with them again.  The joy and love that they all share over this new bundle is infectious and wonderful.  Love seeing their bright eyes light up at the chance to touch or hold her…so much love!

siblings b/w

siblings kissing baby

siblings with baby

And then the big kiddos were able to to to school and that left me with just little sister to focus on…what fun!  She was wide awake at first, but then fell asleep completely:)

peach headband on baby

pink and blue baby girl

pink/brown baby girl

Okay, I’m not gonna lie…sometimes when mamas message me about having a crocheted baby item, I cringe a little.  My style is pretty organic, simple, timeless, and sometimes crochet doesn’t fit into that mold.  But, we made this work, and it turned out to be one of the cutest shots!  Love it!

mermaid baby girl

Do you have a newborn baby?  Would you like a portrait session with your newborn and their siblings?  I would love to meet you and your family!  Please contact me today to book your newborn session.  I’m happy to bring everything we need to the session and am happy to take color choices into consideration as well.  I have many things in almost all “baby” colors!

Fall is here!  I’m now booking fall family photo sessions as well!  Do you live in the Tracy area or are willing to drive to the Tracy area?  Full digital packages are half price for sessions taking place in Tracy.  There are a variety of backdrops, parks, downtown, wooded areas as well as changing leaves…perfect for your fall session!  Contact me today for a session!  I’m also happy to drive as well, anywhere in the greater Bay Area has wonderful places to take family photos!

San Francisco East Bay Area newborn baby photographer

I got to meet the sweetest family last week, and can’t wait to share some of the images from their newborn session.  This gorgeous boy is about 3 weeks old, and adorable as anything!  He was sleepy and ready for his photo session, and slept soundly, and then woke up at the end for some fun expressions.  Love!

baby on white fur

baby boy on blue

Love his sweet face and dark hair, such a joy!

cute baby expression

These expressions!  Such an adorable baby!

Love his clear dark eyes so much!

Are you preparing for a new baby to enter your life?  I would love to capture the moments of the first days of life…those sleepy, curly moments that are so sweet…the moments you want to remember forever.  Little babies change so much in the first few days and weeks of life!  I like to get them photographed in their newborn sessions before they start having longer wake times.

I’m also available to capture how much they grow in the first year!  I have different mini sessions available to capture those milestones throughout the year.  After the newborn phase, around 4 months old your baby loves to lay on their back and grab their toes, lifts their head with lots of strength, etc, and it’s a great age to photograph.  Around 6-8 months your baby is sitting without assistance, maybe even crawling early, and are looking much older than their newborn session…another great phase to capture!  Lastly, that 1 year session near their birthday is a rite of passage of sorts…they are standing (maybe even walking), and love to smile.  Many parents love to do a cake smash for their 1st birthday session and it’s so fun to see how they react to it!

Lastly, I do have some spots left for fall sessions.  I know that many people like to do pictures for the holidays, so contact me today for a session.  Can’t wait to meet you!

San Francisco Bay Area Baby and Family Photographer

I have been busy lately!  Newborn babies, families, one month old babies…all ready for their photo sessions with me!  With so many shoots all around the San Francisco area it’s hard to keep up with all the blogging!  But, everyone has their images from me, and I would love to share some on the blog.  Even through the busy season, it’s rare that my families that I photograph have to wait more than a couple of days before they have access to their images.  They’re happy, I’m happy.  Works out great!

First up was this little cutie…wide awake for most of his session, but still simply adorable!

Then, this adorable family that had the best picture window…had to take family shots there!

Such a sweet little face!

Next up is tis adorable baby girl…one month old!

Love her bright blue eyes that she showed off once she was awake!!

Lastly, this awesome family is visiting all the way from Australia…loved seeing how much they loved each other, it was awesome to meet them and see their connection!

Love shooting at Baker Beach!

It was a beautiful sunny and clear day, somewhat unusual at the bridge!

Such handsome boys!!

I have some spots left and available for this fall.  Are you pregnant looking for a maternity or newborn photographer?  Did you just have a baby and are looking for newborn pictures?  Would you like to have some pictures taken of your family in the San Francisco Bay Area?  Please contact me for details and find out how I can meet your needs.  Photographing your family in a place that is special to you is a great way to capture wonderful memories for you.  They make wonderful gifts for family members and parents.  Contact me today for specials on Tracy sessions, all digital packages, and pre-paid discounts!

Tracy, CA newborn photographer | Central Valley Bay Area

This sweet family added one more!  It’s always fun to go back to families where I’ve photographed them for a few years and watch their families grow!  Big sister is almost 2, and they just added number 2…a boy!  What a joy.  When I got there, baby brother had a belly full of milk and was ready to sleep.  He kept his eyes open for a short period of time, and then fell asleep for the rest of his newborn photo session…as one might do with a full belly and a warm atmosphere.  Big sister had me laughing at all her new words and toddler attitude, including talking/babbling into her pretend phone.  I think she’s seen that somewhere before.  As usual though, I could not resist her bright eyes and brown curls in some of the pictures…too cute!  Baby brother just might have blonde hair though!  Compared to big sister and his parents, he has such light eyebrows and lashes…it will be interesting to see how he grows!  Enjoy the sneak peek!

baby boy eyes open

happy sleeping baby boy

blue/cream baby boy

Couldn’t resist posting one of big sister (who loved coming over and sitting on my beanbag:)) while little brother was getting fed again.

toddler girl

…and here she is giving brother some loves <3  She loved to kiss him!

This guy was seriously one of my most “smiliest” babies ever.  He just had a ton to smile about, I guess…and those dimples!!!  To die for!

This guy…8 pounds of chunky cuteness.

If you’re expecting the baby in the next month, spots are filling up fast!  I would love to add you into my schedule so please contact me today and reserve your due date on my calendar!  Once baby is born, then we will get a solid date on the calendar (since we don’t really know when they are actually going to arrive and come home (most of the time)).  I would love to meet you and your family!  Mini sessions for newborns are just for babies (if you’re just looking for a few cute shots of your newborn…maybe for announcements and a few pictures to share), and full sessions have much more variety and allow time for family shots and everything in between!  Hope to meet you soon!

San Francisco Newborn Baby photographer | Marin baby

I got to meet this sweet baby girl yesterday morning!  They booked a newborn mini session…and baby was such a good sleeper, we got through so many setups and even fit in a family shot or two at the end.  Mommy, daddy and baby were really sweet, but the best first impression was their golden retriever that completely stole my heart.  She sat there and watched me set up, and watched over me doing the session…so friendly and happy, I couldn’t help but take a picture of her at the end!  Baby girl is lucky to have a big dog to watch over her!

Baby girl was fed, happy and sleepy when I showed up.  Ready for her newborn photo session.  Mommy loved pinks, neutrals and grays, so we had quite a bit of things to work with.  Furs, blankets, headbands, hats and wraps…all ingredients for the perfect session.

So cute!

If you are expecting a baby, I would love to photograph them for you!  I offer newborn mini sessions and full sessions.  Mini sessions take one hour, and 2 backgrounds of your choice.  Full sessions are unlimited (well, baby limiting) backgrounds and props…family/sibling pictures, etc.  Contact me today for your session!

I love photographing families as well.  The fall is right around the corner and it is great to be able to capture your family each year with the lovely fall colors and trees in the changing season.  Sessions to the bay area are normal pricing, but I do have a deal for those sessions taking place in Tracy…contact me for details.

Do you have an older baby, under one year old?  I would love to photograph them!  Babies under one year old can still be done on backdrops in the comfort of your home where baby is happiest.  Contact me today to book your older baby session!

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