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Zionsville Newborn Photographer - Newborn & Child Photography

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Behind the Scenes for a Newborn Photography Session – Indianapolis Newborn Photographer

You may have seen a while back (a LONG while back at this point – months before COVID was even a thing that we knew about) I did a model call for an Indianapolis newborn photography session. I was looking to update my website with some images of me working. So one of my local photographer friends came a took some pictures of me while I was shooting. It’s good for me to be on the other side of the camera once in a while. I prefer being behind the camera but at this shoot at least I got to be behind the camera and in front of the camera all at the same time!

This shoot was extra fun because I got to choose all the set-ups. Normally I ask the clients for input but since this was a model call all the decision making was up to me. So I tried a few new things – the heart bowl with a backdrop on  top of it and a St. Patrick’s Day set-up.

I hope you can see from the pictures how much I truly love my job. I love each and every little baby that comes into the studio. I adore capturing these tiny humans with all my heart. And I hope to make art that your family will treasure for a lifetime.

Please know that this session was done long before COVID hit – I’m just now getting around to sharing. Things do look a little different in the studio due to COVID. If you are interested in reading about our COVID practices in the studio you can do so here.

wrapped baby shots - behind the scenes of a newborn session

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Baby Boy Collins – Zionsville Newborn Photographer

I really like to do newborn sessions within the first 14 days of baby’s life. However, when CORONA came to town that just wasn’t possible due to the shutdown. This handsome little guy was 6 weeks old. It didn’t even matter that he was past that golden window. We got all the shots that mom wanted (and then some!) and we also got some amazing wide awake eye contact. Some of my favorite pictures from this session is this handsome boy just looking at the camera and making faces while on the white backdrop. He was too stinking cute with an adorable head of hair! It’s not shocker that this little guy was such a cutie… I mean look at his stunning parents.

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Thanks for coming to visit me in the studio baby XXX! You were the cutest!!

If you are looking for a Zionsville newborn photographer don’t hesitate to reach out. I would love to get your due date on my calendar.

Then There Were Three – Indianapolis Newborn Photography

These three sisters were adorable as could be in their matching PJs! They were so happy and so stinking cute. When you have three kids 3 and under you probably don’t expect a lot out of pictures, but we got SO many pictures with these there I had a hard time narrowing it down for the blog post.

I know I’m not supposed to have favorites but the middle child here was a hoot! I asked her to kiss her baby sister, Reese, and she licked her – ha! They were all cuties but oh man that middle daughter just melted my heart.

This little one’s mom said this is likely to be her last little one and she wanted to remember all those tiny details – hands, feet, nose, head, etc. So I spent a little extra time on that at the end of the session. Make sure to check out those black and white detail pictures at the end of the post.

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What an adorable group of sisters! I can’t wait to watch them all grow. Something tells me they are going to be an unstoppable force!

I hope to also photograph your new little one(s) if you are expecting and looking for an Indianapolis newborn photographer please reach out. Let’s get your due date on my calendar!

Top 10 Highlights of 2019 from KristeenMarie Photography

2019 was another great year – both personally and professionally. Personally I had my 2nd child so I took a 3 month maternity leave. Professionally I still photographed 131 kids and families from around the Indianapolis area, even though I took a quarter of the year off! So it’s been a busy year but I wouldn’t have it any other way and I loved every minute of it!!

So here is my countdown for the top 10 highlights in 2019:

10 – Families, families and more families – In 2019 there were 74 families that I had the joy to photograph! It’s no secret that one of my favorite things about my job is being able to watch families grow. Most of these families I’ve been photographing since they have had a newborn in the studio. Some of them I’ve even been photographing since their wedding day! Yes – some of them are new families too and I love those sessions just as much. Thank you to all 74 families for allowing me to be your Indianapolis family photographer and I hope to see all of your lovely families again in 2020!!

Family pictures - Indianapolis families from 2019

9 – Watching those Babies Grow – This year there were 27 little ones (and their families) in the studio for milestone sessions. Look at all those cutie little faces.  Milestone sessions are so much fun because the kids personalities start to come out and they are interactive with the camera.

Studio Milestone Session in Indianapolis, IN

8. Milk Bath – If I had to pick one session from the whole year that was my favorite this would probably be it! This was my first time doing a milk bath session. This Mama was celebrating her 1-year of breast feeding with this milk bath session (yes – she is taking a bath in milk and flowers). The light was perfect, the subjects loved every moment and I’m obsessed with how the images turned out!

7 – Focus on my Family – Taking pictures of your own kids is hard! I hire someone to take our pictures every year and I recommend you do the same! However, I still try to get the kids in the studio a few times a year just to say I tried. I normally try to have fun with them during these sessions so that they don’t end up hating it.

6 – Beautiful Baby Bumps – I think pregnancy is stunning on everyone! Every time I get an expecting mama in front of the camera something magical happens… she glows happiness. I just love capturing this time in the lives of my clients! Here are the 11 expecting mamas from 2019. I would love to do twice as many Indianapolis maternity photography sessions in 2020!!  If you are expecting, I  would love to photography a maternity session for you.

Maternity Photography in Indianapolis

5 – Messy messy birthday babies – Every baby has a different reaction to cake and every reaction is priceless! Happy birthday to all these cuties. There were 34 cake smash sessions in 2019. Each one was different and unique for the one-year-old. This year I even added an adult cake smash! There were 33 one year olds photographed and one 30 year old! So fun!

1st birthday cake smash photography in Indianapolis by KristeenMarie Photography

4 – Family Videos – I’ve done videos with my Fresh 48 and birth photography clients for years. However, this was my first year offering video as an add-on to a family session. Can I just say I’m obsessed?! Families can add on a video to any full session. I hope to do even more of these next year.  Pictures are priceless but so are the videos!

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3 – Birth and Fresh 48 – If I had to pick one session type to photograph all the time it would probably be births and Fresh 48 sessions. Thank goodness I don’t have to pick, but I just love these intimate moments that I have the joy of capturing during this incredible time of the lives of my clients. These images are always full of so much emotion, joy, and raw-ness. If you are considering hiring and Indianapolis birth photographer don’t think twice. Just do it. You won’t regret it.

Indianapolis Birth Photography

2 – So Many Beautiful Newborn Babies – I just love having all these little ones in the studio. Newborn photography is my bread and butter. I’m most comfortable in my studio, with a tiny little one. It’s my happy place, my creative outlet, and my way of creating memories for you. I’m grateful for each and every one of these tiny humans that come to visit me. Thank you to each and everyone of these 47 families for trusting me to be your Indianapolis newborn photographer this year.

Indianapolis Newborn Photography

1 – Welcome to the World Baby Brynn – I know I’ve said it already, but it’s kind of a big deal. This year I welcomed little baby Brynn into the world. She has been a joyful addition to our family and we love her beyond what words can express. After she was born, I was able to photograph this beautiful girl in the studio. It was no small feat as I didn’t feel great, my hormones were all over the place, and I was sleep deprived. But the time/effort spent in the studio were so worth it. I’m glad I have these memories of our beautiful newborn girl.

newborn pictures of baby Brynn

I can’t thank each and every one of my clients enough for another fantastic year I have loved being your Indianapolis photographer. You guys make what I do possible. I appreciate your love and support. It’s an honor to be able to capture this time in your lives. I hope to see all of you again in 2020!

Baby Girl Rose – Newborn Photography in Zionsville Indiana

I would like to introduce you to sweet baby Rose.  She weighs in around 8 pounds and she is just so cute!  Baby has a full head of hair just like mom and dad and this little family is just perfection.  Little Rose gave us quite the smiles during her newborn session and she was just a joy to work with.  I can tell that she is definitely the flower of her parents eyes. It was so sweet to have them all in the studio as a new family of three.

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So nice to meet you baby Rose.  I know that you will make an impact on this world!

I would love to meet your new little bundle of joy.  Be sure to send me a message and get your due date on my calendar so that we can take newborn photos of your baby too!

Tiny Little Finley – Zionsville Newborn Photographer

There’s a new baby girl in town and her name is Finley!  Finley came into this world at 7 pounds, 8 ounces and she is as perfect as could be!  I was super excited to see this family back in the studio as I captured Finley’s older brother Greyson his entire first year of life!  Finley has such an amazing head of hair that I hated to even put bows on it, but they do look oh so adorable!  Sweet little 2 year old Greyson just adored his sister!  Welcome to the world, Finley!

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While I love ALL Photography, I especially love spending time with squishy newborns!  I would love to get your due date on my calendar for a newborn photography session!

Baby Girl – Zionsville Newborn Photographer

This sweet family added another little girl to the mix!  The family requested the gift from God shot and even though I’ve never done that specific shot I’m happy with how it turned out.  I’m always happy to try to create something specific for a family even if it’s not necessarily my style or standard gallery image.  All of the siblings love their new baby and this little cutie even gave us a couple good smiles as well!

 

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Welcome to the world sweet baby girl!

If you are expecting and you would like this special time to be photographed, I would love to be the photographer!  I do newborn photography in Indianapolis and I offer many different packages to choose from.  Be sure to send me a message so we can get your due date on my calendar!

The Many Faces of a Newborn – Zionsville Newborn Photography

This sweet boy was a joy to work with. He took a little work to sooth to sleep but the process was adorable and he showed off all his personality. It’s fun to see how much personality that little ones have so early in life. This sweet newborn boy had the perfect head of hair. It’s no wonder he was so adorable with his beautiful loving parents.  You can see the joy in his parents faces about how happy they are that he has made his arrival!

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Such a stunning little boy! Thanks for coming to visit me in the studio sweet boy.

Let me know if you are looking for a Zionsville newborn photographer. I would love to get your due date on my calendar. The best time to book is before your baby arrives to ensure availability.

It’s a Boy – Baby Zeke – Zionsville Newborn Photography

Sweet Zeke is here and I am so honored to be his newborn photographer!  I also had the pleasure of photographing his big sister as a newborn as well.  Little Zeke gave us some adorable smiles and his big sister was super loving with her baby brother.  Zeke fought sleep at the beginning of his session, but he was super content and had great eye contact so I didn’t mind one bit! Zeke had the cutest patch of hair that was sometimes brown and sometimes strawberry blonde depending the the light.  What a couple of cuties!!!

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I am so excited that I get to watch baby Zeke grow this next year.  I love when clients take advantage of the grow with me sessions that I offer.  The family gets wonderful photos and I get to see the kiddos and the parents more often as well! I love my job as a Zionsville newborn photographer and I would love for your family to come visit me in the studio as well!

 

A Fall Baby Boy – Zionsville Newborn Photography

This newborn little boy was just as sweet as can be when he came to visit me in the studio.  He had great eye contact during his session and we were able to get lots of themed images – which his parents requested.  We got some Fall, Christmas, and Stars (to make baby boy’s nursery).  The picture of him in a Santa hat just melts my heart- such a great gift for his parents this year!

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What a fun newborn session with lots of variety!

Let me know if you are looking for an Indianapolis newborn photographer! I would love to get your due date on my calendar.