Thursday, January 18, 2018

More newborn photography using my new backdrop stand

This sweet little baby came to me for newborn portraits so I could use my round backdrop stand. He did a such a good job sleeping and relaxing for his session!

Professional portrait of a newborn baby using a round backdrop stand

Professional portrait of a newborn baby using a round backdrop stand

His grandma made him the most beautiful quilts! I love including special homemade treasures like this.
Professional portrait of a newborn baby using a round backdrop stand

Including this image because I loved how easy it was to set the quilts over the slipcover on my backdrop stand - they didn't move at all, with no clamps required.
Professional portrait of a newborn baby using a round backdrop stand

Professional portrait of a newborn baby using a round backdrop stand

Professional portrait of a newborn baby using a round backdrop stand

Professional portrait of a newborn baby using a round backdrop stand

Professional portrait of a newborn baby using a round backdrop stand

Professional portrait of a newborn baby using a round backdrop stand

Professional portrait of a newborn baby using a round backdrop stand

Professional portrait of a newborn baby using a round backdrop stand

Professional portrait of a newborn baby using a round backdrop stand
Thanks so much to his sweet mom for bringing me this little guy for newborn portraits!

If you're interested in a newborn portrait session, I'd love to talk to you about it! Give me a call or email. They are best done before the baby is 2 weeks old, and there are some tricks to getting him or her to sleep that we will talk about.

Friday, November 10, 2017

One more wildflower evening session

One more garden mini-session that I loved! I met this family first when their son was a newborn. He and his sister have grown up so much (obviously!). I totally look forward to seeing them in the fall and this year's mini-session was a quick and happy success.

Professional portrait of a happy family in a beautiful wild garden nature Albuquerque

Professional portrait of a happy family in a beautiful wild garden nature Albuquerque

Professional portrait of a happy family in a beautiful wild garden nature Albuquerque

Professional portrait of a handsome little boy in a garden nature Albuquerque

Professional portrait of a beautiful little girl in a flower garden nature Albuquerque

Professional portrait of a happy family in a beautiful wild garden nature Albuquerque

If you're interested in more information about a family photography session, my website has lots of info about how I do sessions. Or you can call or email me if you have questions or would just like to chat about it, no pressure.

I love doing photo sessions out in nature like this one, but there are lots of other good places around Albuquerque too! For lots of other session location ideas, see this page.

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Beautiful evening photography in a wild flower garden (how often does that phrase come up in Albuquerque?)

It's fall portrait time! I only have a minute to post, but I have a couple of sessions that are so beautiful and I'm afraid I won't ever post them if I don't do it now. This is a family that I have loved watching grow over the past few years. Their girls are a ton of fun and I loved working with them in the wild garden background here for an evening mini-session.

Professional portrait of two beautiful sisters in a beautiful wild garden Albuquerque

I haven't loved this garden for the past couple of years, but this year was a wonderful year for it! I wish I'd started using it sooner!
Professional portrait of a happy family in beautiful wild garden Albuquerque

Professional portrait of a happy family in a beautiful wild garden Albuquerque

Professional portrait of a beautiful little girl in a beautiful wild garden Albuquerque

Professional portrait of a beautiful little girl in a beautiful wild garden Albuquerque

Professional portrait of two beautiful sisters in a beautiful wild garden Albuquerque

Here is your bonus nature picture - this creepily large spider, at least a couple of inches long, was blending into the background in the picture above, off to the left side. If you can id this spider please leave a comment below!
Professional portrait of a spider in a beautiful wild garden Albuquerque

Professional portrait of two beautiful sisters in a beautiful wild garden Albuquerque
Thanks so much to this awesome family! It's such an honor to see you again this year.

If you're interested in more information about a family photography session, my website has lots of info about how I do sessions. Or you can call or email me if you have questions or would just like to chat about it, no pressure.

I love doing photo sessions out in nature like this one, but there are lots of other good places around Albuquerque too! For lots of other session location ideas, see this page.

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Newborn photography using a round backdrop stand

This beautiful little princess came to me for newborn photography when she was just three days old. She was sleepy and really a dream to work with.

Professional portrait of a newborn baby using round portable backdrop stand Albuquerque

I got the chance to use the round backdrop stand that my husband and I have been working on. I love it because when I used to use a normal backdrop stand behind the beanbag, sometimes when I turn the baby, the backdrop is missing or wrinkled behind them. Then I have to edit it later in Photoshop.
Professional portrait of a newborn baby using round portable backdrop stand Albuquerque

So hopefully using this new round stand, the backdrop won't need extra editing later. It worked like a charm for me with this sweet little girl.
Professional portrait of a newborn baby using round portable backdrop stand Albuquerque

Professional portrait of a newborn baby using round portable backdrop stand Albuquerque

Professional portrait of a newborn baby using round portable backdrop stand Albuquerque

Professional portrait of a newborn baby using round portable backdrop stand Albuquerque

She is the first girl in her family, with four older brothers. Some girly flowers seemed like a great idea.
Professional portrait of a newborn baby using round portable backdrop stand Albuquerque

Sometimes it's fun to see a pull-back of what the setup looks like.
Professional portrait of a newborn baby using round portable backdrop stand Albuquerque

Professional portrait of a newborn baby using round portable backdrop stand Albuquerque

Professional portrait of a newborn baby using round portable backdrop stand Albuquerque

Professional portrait of a newborn baby using round portable backdrop stand Albuquerque

Professional portrait of a newborn baby using round portable backdrop stand Albuquerque
I'm so grateful to her awesome mom for bringing me her baby when she was still definitely not fully recovered! I hope you are all getting some rest.

If you're interested in a newborn portrait session, I'd love to talk to you about it! Give me a call or email. There are a few things to know in order to make it as successful as this one was.

Friday, October 27, 2017

Birthday portraits for some brothers that warm my heart

I have kids. And they get along pretty well. (Mostly. It's getting better the older they get.) But my kids have always been pretty hands off with each other. (As I type this, I'm remembering a bad streak when they weren't necessarily teeth off all the time... luckily that was brief and long ago.)

These sweet brothers totally warmed my heart with their obvious love for each other.
Professional portrait of happy brothers children outdoor location explorer set Albuquerque

Professional portrait of happy little boy outdoor location explorer set Albuquerque

Professional portrait of happy little boy outdoor location explorer set Albuquerque

Love these little guys!
Professional portrait of happy brothers children outdoor location explorer set Albuquerque

Professional portrait of happy brothers children outdoor location explorer set Albuquerque

Professional portrait of happy little boy outdoor location explorer set Albuquerque

Their mom has them get a birthday portrait every year holding their previous birthday portrait. I love this idea, isn't it sweet?

Professional portrait of happy little boy outdoor location explorer set Albuquerque

Professional portrait of happy little boy outdoor location explorer set Albuquerque

Professional portrait of happy little boy outdoor location explorer set Albuquerque

Professional portrait of happy brothers children outdoor location Albuquerque

Professional portrait of happy brothers children outdoor location Albuquerque
I loved getting to see them again this year! What darling happy little boys. Thanks to their awesome mom for bringing them!

If your kids need a birthday portrait this year (has it been a few years?), my website has lots of info about how I do sessions. Or you can call or email me if you have questions or would just like to chat about it.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Beautiful Foothills family session in the golden evening light

I've been enjoying this family ever since their oldest was a baby. (This makes me feel a little old, but it's okay.) We got together this year on a beautiful fall evening in a really fun location.
Professional portrait of a happy family children outdoor location Albuquerque

Professional portrait of a happy family children outdoor location Albuquerque

Professional portrait of a happy family children outdoor location Albuquerque

Professional portrait of a happy family children outdoor location Albuquerque

Professional portrait of a happy family children outdoor location Albuquerque

Professional portrait of a happy family children outdoor location Albuquerque

It was really fun to explore around and look back over the city as the sun got lower and lower.
Professional portrait of a happy family children outdoor location Albuquerque

That golden moment when the light is perfect...
Professional portrait of a happy family children outdoor location Albuquerque

Professional portrait of a happy family children outdoor location Albuquerque

Professional portrait of a happy family children outdoor location Albuquerque

Professional portrait of a happy family children outdoor location Albuquerque

Professional portrait of a happy family children outdoor location Albuquerque

Professional portrait of a happy family children outdoor location Albuquerque

Professional portrait of a happy family children outdoor location Albuquerque

Professional portrait of a happy family children outdoor location Albuquerque
Thanks to this awesome family - your kids keep getting more amazing all the time!

If you're interested in more information about a family photography session, my website has lots of info about how I do sessions. Or you can call or email me if you have questions or would just like to chat about it, no pressure.

I love doing photo sessions out in nature like this one, but there are lots of other good places around Albuquerque too! For lots of other session location ideas, see this page.