This was a special newborn shoot. Amanda contacted me many months before Ian was due and asked me to come to the hospital and photograph him in the very 1st 24 hours of his life. What a true honor and special gift. Some of my favorite photos of my children are in those first few moments of knowing them. The images speak volumes and they are so real. No staging at all, just natural light, a hospital gown, and a swaddled baby in a beanie from the hospital. I loved being there. Amanda and James are special people. I’m glad I had the chance to meet them and share in the emotion of meeting their new love. Here is a peek into our shoot.