Double Time!

After a successful casting call, I recently made my first attempt at newborn twins!  I have to admit that I was slightly petrified prior – what if I bombed it???  There is a very small window of opportunity to truly capture that brand new baby phase, so often times a re-shoot isn’t an option.  I studied twin posing that I loved, pinned images that really resonated with me by artists that I admired, and asked my dear friend Amber Richter to assist with the soothing and posing (who could resist that job???).   I was as ready as I was going to be when the family arrived and I have to confess that it all went much smoother than I anticipated.  The girls were angels, big brother filled the role with pride, and the parents were just as patient as can be.  These are just a few “sneak peeks” from the session – I can’t wait to post more!

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May 23, 2012 - 7:39 am

JodyG - Fabulous!!!! You did a great job! I really love the sugar and spice one (it’s tooo cute) and the one with big brother. I know the parents will absolutely adore them.

May 23, 2012 - 9:08 am

Stacy - Love what you have teased with so far! So sweet!

May 23, 2012 - 10:37 am

aprilmariexoxo - Thank you!

May 23, 2012 - 10:38 am

aprilmariexoxo - Thank you – the sugar & spice is a favorite for me too 🙂

May 24, 2012 - 11:41 am

Heather McGinnis - April! They are amazing! Can’t believe they were your first twins. the images ae great and sugar & spice is ADORABLE! Gret job! 🙂

Not A Moment Too Soon | Fort Campbell Newborn Photographer

I love newborn photography. There is just something magical about capturing those precious days {the first 10 to be exact} where the little angels are still curled up in womb-like positions.  Typically, after those very fleeting days, babies stretch out, are more alert, and resist most sleepy posing that parents adore.  The parents of this beautiful baby girl contacted me in a moment of desperation.  Their newborn photographer dropped the ball once their baby was born.  I am not positive what the circumstances were, I just knew that here was a little princess who had been patiently waiting for weeks on newborn portraits – even though she wasn’t technically considered a “newborn” anymore by most photographers’ definitions.  It broke my heart to know that those fleeting, womb-like, sleeping portraits that this family desired may be just a wish.  We scheduled as soon as we could and the parents were overly patient as I did my best to get the most “newborn-like” portraits possible.  This little angel was just as sweet as can be – she must have known we were shooting for the stars that day.  Her parents were ecstatic with her portraits, which makes me feel like I made a difference.  To me, that’s all that matters.

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April 6, 2012 - 5:12 am

Chitra Sivasankar - The photographs are so great!!!! They are so cute…

April 6, 2012 - 8:06 am

Beth - What a cutie. And amazing eye contact!

April 6, 2012 - 8:20 am

Amy Columbus - Oh my gosh, look at all that beautiful hair on her. So precious.

April 6, 2012 - 1:03 pm
April 6, 2012 - 2:54 pm

Rene - OMG 🙂 we can’t thank you enough April for stepping in. You are absolutely amazing and I dread moving because I wish it was you capturing the rest of 1st years pictures. Thank you for being so patient with her and fitting us in as soon as you did. Thanks again girl <3

April 6, 2012 - 4:42 pm

April Humphrey - Thanks everyone – she was such a little doll!

April 7, 2012 - 12:02 am

Michelle Denney - Thank you April for taking excellent pictures of my beautiful granddaughter. Leaving in Texas pictures are all i see on a daily basis. There are some family members that haven’t had the chance to met her yet. You can only imagine what these pictures will bring to their hearts. So from my family to you Thank You and God bless you!

April 7, 2012 - 3:43 pm

Boston Newborn and Family Photographer Amara Cohen - These are beautiful – they will be treasured I am sure!

April 7, 2012 - 8:43 pm

Cindy - These are all fabulous and I adore the awake ones! What a beautiful baby!

March Project 12

I love photography challenges and projects!  I enjoy the varied themes and the chance to shoot just for fun every once in a while.  This month’s Newborn Goodness theme for the Project 12 was GREEN!  I love Kylie’s green eyes in this picture and although I went on a GREEN spree the last few weeks, this is the image that resonates in my heart.  She glows, her eyes sparkle, and I can’t help but smile looking at her.

Are you interested in joining in on the Project?  Join us at Newborn Goodness and jump in!  Check out these other perspectives on GREEN that I adore:

Heather McGinnis Photography , Amara Cohen Photography, RZ Photography, Melissa Treen Photography, 

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March 28, 2012 - 12:18 am

Project 12: GREEN | Greensboro Baby Toddler Lifestyle Photographer - […] Photo tip: Have a favorite article of clothing or accessory that your little one is about to outgrow? Be sure to capture some photos of them sporting said item before it’s too late and they can’t fit in it anymore! To check some out another cool interpretations of this month’s  Project 12: GREEN theme, check out Amara Cohen Photography and Pictured Moments by April. […]

March 28, 2012 - 12:18 am

Heather McGinnis - April, she is BEAUTIFUL! Those eyes! And so is your image. 🙂

March 28, 2012 - 8:39 am

We've been waiting... {Greensboro Children's Photographer} - […] by the following blogs to see a few different interpretations of our “green” theme!  Pictured Moments by April , Heather McGinnis Photography , Amara Cohen […]

March 28, 2012 - 11:24 am

Boston Newborn and Family Photographer Amara Cohen - What a beauty! No wonder you kept coming back to this image, she does have beautiful green eyes!

March 28, 2012 - 12:18 pm

Beautiful Boy | Boston Newborn and Family Photographer » Boston Newborn and Family Photographer | Amara Cohen Photography - […] at these other amazing photos from the March Project 12 challenge Green over at Newborn Goodness: Pictured Moments by April, Heather McGinnis Photography and Melissa Treen […]

March 31, 2012 - 2:01 pm

Rezika Zurch - Beautiful! The grass is striking and totally brings out those beautiful green eyes!

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