Welcome Baby E!

Morgantown Lifestyle Newborn Photography

Baby E was one of the sweetest and chill babies <3 and you might recognize Mom and Dad too!  <3  I don’t share too many baby sessions, but I’m going to try to this year <3  I always have such an amazing time doing these and also getting to see previous brides and grooms just makes me so fricken happy! 

See more baby session information below!

There’s something truly magical about welcoming a new life into the world. The tiny fingers, the soft coos, and the endless wonder in those little eyes make the early days of a newborn’s life absolutely enchanting. As a photographer, capturing these precious moments is both an honor and a joy, especially when it comes to lifestyle newborn photography.

While posed newborn sessions have their own charm, lifestyle newborn photography offers a more laid-back approach that focuses on capturing authentic moments and connections between the baby and their family. If you’re not familiar with lifestyle newborn photography or you’re considering booking a session, let’s dive into what makes this style so special.

What is Lifestyle Newborn Photography?

Lifestyle newborn photography is all about capturing real and intimate moments in the comfort of the family’s home. Instead of using props and posing the baby in specific positions, the focus is on documenting the baby’s natural environment and interactions with their family members.

Why Choose Lifestyle Newborn Photography?

  1. Authenticity: Lifestyle sessions capture genuine emotions, interactions, and connections between family members. It’s about telling a story and preserving those fleeting moments that showcase the love, joy, and tenderness of welcoming a new baby.
  2. Comfort: Being in the familiar surroundings of your own home can make everyone feel more relaxed and comfortable, especially newborns. This relaxed atmosphere often leads to more natural and candid photos.
  3. Personalization: Your home is a reflection of your family’s personality and lifestyle. Incorporating your home’s d├ęcor, nursery, or meaningful items into the photos can add a personal touch and make the images even more special. Andddd you can involve your pets too! 

Tips for a Successful Lifestyle Newborn Session

  • Choose the Right Time: Newborns are usually sleepier and more cooperative during the first two weeks of life. Schedule your session during this time to capture those adorable sleepy poses.
  • Natural Light: Utilize natural light as much as possible. Position the baby near a window to take advantage of soft, diffused lighting that creates a warm and inviting atmosphere.  I also have lighting gear if natural light isn’t available <3
  • Keep It Simple: Avoid cluttered backgrounds and distracting elements. The focus should be on the baby and their family, so keep the setting simple and uncluttered.
  • Be Flexible: Babies can be unpredictable. Be patient, go with the flow, and embrace the spontaneous moments that unfold during the session.

In Conclusion

Lifestyle newborn photography offers a beautiful and authentic way to document the early days of your baby’s life. Whether it’s capturing the baby’s tiny features, the loving gazes between family members, or the quiet moments of bonding, these photos serve as timeless keepsakes that you’ll cherish for years to come.

If you’re interested in scheduling a lifestyle newborn session or you’re looking for a photographer who loves capturing these precious moments as much as you do, don’t hesitate to reach out. Let’s create beautiful memories together that you’ll treasure forever.


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