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Newborn Jacob

February 2, 2021

Jennifer contacted us about a month before her due date to let us know she was expecting her second little boy. We have done a few sessions for them since their wedding – newborn, family, 1 year. It was wonderful to hear that we would get to see them again while also getting a chance to meet the new baby. She knew the delivery date so we talked about setting up a time after she knew when she would be going home. It’s a good thing we waited because baby Jacob had different plans! He decided to come a few days early and then needed a simple procedure keeping him at the hospital for a bit longer. This pushed back his session a bit however he was still in that newborn baby window giving us lots to work with while they were at the office. The studio is prepared with many props, wraps, baskets, etc but we get super excited when families bring in their own unique props. It really makes the session more personal to them while getting our creative juices flowing! They are big sports fans so we did Cardinals photos and Bengals football. It was so cute how little he was compared to the football! A family member created some cute hat sets that we used – Jacob became a sweet little baby puppy. It was adorable! Now mom admits she doesn’t know much about Harry Potter but dad does bringing us a scarf, golden snitch and sorting hat. Jacob looked like he was ready to head off to school with his suitcases. Throughout the session we knew we wanted to get family photo which is why we started with those getting a few good images. Jackson was constantly on the move while not being super interested in sitting down with his brother. We just let that go which ended with him playing in the suitcases near his brother. Hey when you have a newborn combined with a 3 year old – whatever work, right!! I’m sure we will get to see this great family again soon and we thank them for always thinking of us to capture these memories.

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