Sleepy Newborn

I have a few sleep-deprived moments between naps, laundry, and feedings so I thought that I'd post some more photos from last week. This really isn't his best side. The side of his head is a little flat, and the crown is pointy from being squish... more
Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Newborn Photography Tip

I've always recommended that newborn sessions be scheduled in the first 7-10 days after birth. Primarily because that is when they are at their smallest (babies can lose about 10% of their body weight right after birth), and they're the most fle... more
Saturday, September 12, 2009

Hat Day

The best thing about photographing your own baby is that you can work around his sleeping/eating and only do short sessions. You have to love a sleeping baby in a cute hat.more
Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Introducing Baby Hayden Hellsten!

Hayden Alexander Hellsten was delivered at Baptist West Hospital by Dr Emily Evitt on Monday August 31. He weighed 8lb 15oz (4.1kg) and was 22.5" (57cm) long. Although he wasn't officially due until today, I had an induction because he and I wer... more
Sunday, September 6, 2009

Leah's Baby Boy

While we are anxiously awaiting our own baby, I managed to fit in a session with my friend Leah and her son James. I photographed Leah and John's wedding at Bleak House way back in 2005, and it is always fun to get together and catch up with my bride... more
Tuesday, August 18, 2009
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