Newborn | Nathan | Pickering Baby Photographer
Now and again, despite them having a full belly and a dry, clean diaper, and being in a super warm and cozy photography studio, I come across a tiny person who simply doesn’t want to sleep during his newborn session.
Yup, the adorable little Nathan was one of those babies. Honestly, I think he was just excited about his newborn session, and afraid that he was going to miss some of the fun! We captured lots of gorgeous shots of this perfect little squish, including some during those few moments here and there when he decided to doze off (those moments didn’t last long, lol!).
Nathan was only 7 days old when he came to Waterson Photography for his newborn photo session. This is typically a perfect age, because babies are still curled up and squishy after spending so much time in the womb. And they typically sleep deeply, allowing us to pose them perfectly in those adorable ways that everyone loves so much.
Notice our use of the word “typically”? Lol. Let’s just say that Nathan had other plans for his seventh day on earth…plans that didn’t include being photographed! So we snuggled. And we fed. And we rocked. And we laughed. And we waited. And then…sleep. Beautiful, blissful sleep!! So we posed. Gently. And then he woke up. And we repeated it all again. And so went Nathan’s session.
I absolutely love this image of Nathan laying on a soft blanket, wearing a gorgeous itty-bitty knit romper, wide awake…he’s looking around as though wondering where the party is! We absolutely love photographing newborn babies when they’re awake, but sometimes, we just need to lock them down to stop their little limbs from flailing. That’s when we bring out the wraps, sometimes one layer, sometimes three :)
Every newborn session at Waterson Photography is unique, as no two babies are the same. But what we do promise, is that we’ll capture beautiful, timeless images of your baby. Even if they refuse to sleep, lol.
Expecting a baby? We accept a limited number of sessions each month, and we'd love to connect to discuss details and options, or to set up a studio tour. Contact us today! We make ART with other people's little people!