We’ve done a few newborn photoshoots but it’s always nice to reflect on your first one. As newborn photographers, we are able to capture your little ones’ first weeks on earth that you can enjoy for years to come.
When your friend has her first baby, you visit her to wish her well on this new unchartered ground in her life, no matter where she’s located. In this case, we made the decision to travel to Roanoke, Virginia.
We woke up around 8 a.m. on a Saturday morning to make the three-hour drive.
Before hitting the road, we stopped at Starbucks to grab a tea and a few breakfast items.
My sister drove us there while I sat in the passenger seat editing photos from another session.
Once at the house, it was good to see our friend. We’ve known her for over four years. Our birthdays are around each other and we’ve been on trips together. She also allowed us to do her maternity photoshoot.
Meeting Anaya for the first time, at only two weeks old; she was very active.
As we set up the equipment and got a chance to catch up with our friend, our little princess ate every 30 minutes.
We dressed her as a cute unicorn, a little bear, and in a pink tutu with a princess crown.
After this experience, we can share a few tips for parents looking to book a newborn session: