Your baby's first days can sometimes be the hardest days of all. Everything is so new for you andfor your new bundle of joy. To balance the baby cries, midnight feedings and diaper changes, thereare moments like this one, of peace, serenity and the pure joy in knowing that your baby girl is safeand secure in dreamland. This portrait was made as the very first session in our newborn portrait planfor Leila. We used it for her custom birth announcement, welcoming Leila into her family. -Joan
Wednesday, March 23, 2016
I recently enterd four images in the Connecticut Professional Photographers Association Annual Print Competition.I was honored with 1 Blue Ribbon and 3 Red Ribbons, plus I won the Reuben Schaller Award for the best portraitof a child. The images were selected by a panel of 5 jurors from throughout New England and New York. I haveentered print competition for many years as way to keep challenging myself creatively and professionally. Thisyear I chose to enter children's portraits because they are so dear to my heart. -Joan
I love my job! I love being able to make beautiful portraits of wonderful children. This is James at nine months.His chubby, round cheeks and big, blue eyes steal your heart and bring joy to all who meet him. He is especially lovinghis puppy hat and boots that were passed down to him from his big brother Teddy!
This little beauty was born 9 days ago. Welcome to the world Luke! We are happy to see you and to make your very first portrait. Mom and Dad and sister Lily are so in love with you. We call this our sleeping baby session. It's best when done between 5 and 10 days old, so we can remember all the little folds in his skin and the sweetness of his tender sleep. Mom chose this session as a part of Luke's newborn portrait plan, which is 4 sessions in your baby's first year. Luke slept right through, except for a mid session feeding! Mom and Dad came prepared with his snack and plenty of diapers. We are looking forward to watching Luke grow during his first ...
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