Category archives: newborn

introducingJune Holbrook

June Holbrook
I remember texting Whitney about our potential plans to go to Mexico for a family vacation. "Go, go!" she encouraged. Gosh, but the possibility of missing her second daughter's birth weighed heavy. Fortunately that little love was in sync with the idea, too, as she arrived just before I left the country. I had the pleasure of not only meeting and photographing sweet J[...]

postpartum careJessica Thomas

Jessica Thomas
So, you know that time right after you've had a baby and life is a blur and you never thought women actually meant it when they said getting a shower in when you have a newborn is a big accomplishment but it turns out they were right? That beautiful, messy, sleep-deprived, angry, awesome overwhelmed bliss? Enter Jessica of Ballast & Buoy. She's a postpartum [...]

two weeks newbaby JJ

baby JJ
He's here! Laura and Jim welcomed baby JJ (James V!) two weeks ago (on his due date!!) and, on a quiet Sunday morning, I spent a little time at their Portland apartment capturing life as a family and all of that sweet baby new-ness (in his rockin' superhero nursery). Congratulations to the proud parents and see you again for his 6 month session!! [...]

one month newPerrin

The exhaustion. The diaper changes. The breast feeding. The older sibling wanting to play. Photographing one month old Perrin, her mama, proud (and so much fun) big brother August (and dad Nate, too, fresh from a workout and not keen on being photographed- sorry! had to!), it all came right back. I feel like I still wear the exhaustion badge brightly, but the farther [...]

2 days oldJosie

A brilliant photographer, friend and now mother, Denise and her husband Jon brought Josephine (Josie) Louise into the world on Monday morning (my wedding anniversary, so cool!). As long as I've known these two, envisioning them as parents one day was completely natural, always part of the plan. So seeing them at Mercy earlier today snuggling a swaddled newborn made to[...]

Harrison’s birth story

Harrison's birth story
Last April, I learned that Heather and Natasha were trying to get pregnant at a planning meeting for their wedding. After 8 IUIs and 1 failed IVF, they were on their second round and would find out if it took in just a few days. It had!!! At their Peaks Island wedding in August, they surprised all of their guests with a gender reveal! A boy! This fall I photographed t[...]