in newborns

Meet Ember Lynn. There is just something about her sweet and delicate little face that mesmerizes me. It could be her alabaster-rose skin or the little cowlick in the middle of her forehead…

tiny baby in knitted white aviator hatMaybe it’s those big almond eyes?

tiny baby lying on fur looking up at cameraOr that thick head of hair at only a few days old?

big daddy hands holding his daughter's tiny headI think Dad agrees with me on the whole “mesmerized” thing.

daddy holding his brand new baby daughter

newborn infant with eyes open looking at cameraAnd here they all are for their first family picture.

first family photo with their new baby girlMom and Dad move from place to place for work, so I don’t know if I’ll get to photograph little Ember again, but I feel so lucky to have been there at the beginning.  What an honor it is to capture these first moments.

tiny hand grabs a finger for newborn portraits