Teeny Tiny (and a Lil' Bit Whiney)

April 5, 2011

I had the pleasure of photographing sweet 5-lb-some-oz Crosby Catherine last week.  I did a few of the traditional newborn shots, but this time I also wanted to try my hand at more lifestyle-type photography; capturing a new family in their own element.  I think I'm in love.


But the Lil' Bit Whiney part?  After starting to edit these, I looked around my own house with regret.  I don't have this history documented with my girls.  Back then, custom photography was a bit of a foreign concept to our family; it never dawned on me to hire someone to come into our home and document a day in our baby's first week of life.  And now?  Of course we can't get that time back.  (And I'm not sure this reason alone warrants having a 3rd child?? :)

I have one snapshot that sits framed atop our piano --it is a beloved snapshot no less, because it was taken just a few hours after Molly was born, and was the first proof of our "family of four".  But Charlotte has her standard 2-yr-old closed-eye cheeseball grin, I look, well, like I just pushed a baby out, and Andy and Molly are half washed out from the flashy point-and-shoot.  That was the last real family photo that we had taken until our newborn was almost a year old.  And even then, it was in a studio setting with both girls squirming/wincing... so not "us".

Em, I hope I was able to capture your "us".  Because your family of four looks like a pretty lovely place to belong.  Congratulations!  xoxo






big sis, Harper, was photographed in this same basket as a newborn here --click {galleries}, then ::fresh::




3 Responses to “Teeny Tiny (and a Lil' Bit Whiney)”

  1. LOVE these! My fav is the one of the sisters together. <3

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  2. WOW!! Absolutely positively stunning!! The family shots all relaxed and together really capture the emotion and love...simply takes my breath away!! Well done Christina!!

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  3. Absolutely LOVE LOVE LOVE them Christina! They are Gorgeous! Thank you!! xoxo

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