Another new experience for me was a little baby that came my way! I do a lot of kids…but they are usually around a year old and up! It has felt like such a long time since my 2 1/2 year old has been a baby. I know how to work the toddlers now…. what works and what doesn’t. And for the most part, if a toddler doesn’t want their picture taken, its not gonna happen if you force them! This is one of the many reasons that I love shooting outdoors, because then they can just be a kid and I can follow them around and have them smile all on their own! I went to the couples house because I feel that with a newborn they are more comfortable in their own environment and I know how hard it is to get everything ready, and get out of the house for picture day! Although it is a lot of stuff to bring to them, it is just me, not bottles, toys, pacifiers, diapers, outfits, spit up rags, etc. 🙂 I have always gone to location but I found a newborn inside a little more difficult. Going to a location I have never been I don’t know the lighting or set up. Natural light is key and this was a little difficult because we needed more space so we set up in the basement. Overall it went well, but in the future I will do this in a studio that I am now renting from. I will still always travel to location and try to accommodate in any way I can, but I also want to give the best results. I was really excited about this little bed that I bought off etsy and got a little baby girl fever with all the fabrics and headbands and outfits, and just watching her with her mom and dad. Newborns is something that I really want to have the opportunity to work on in the future. Although she was amazing and slept for her all of her shots, I want to practice on my setup, and props, and poses for the future! I am not really into posing babies into unnatural ways or using over the top props, so I am pleased with what we did. We were able to capture them as a family, her in her daddy’s arms, her sleeping, and even with her dog! I hope that I get to see them all again in the future!