This is a very special blog post. Not only because little Oliver shares a birthday with me, but also because it was a first session after the birth of our little girl.

I received an email from Lauren 2 days after I had given birth to my daughter. Before she was born and considering we also have a 3 year old, I wasn’t expecting to take on any work for at least a couple of weeks after the birth, however, Lauren and Ian enquired about a newborn session, they were referred by my other clients and they live practically next door – how could I say no?!

Having children and especially a newborn, I know exactly how valuable those first few weeks are, how quickly babies grow and change and how precious those first memories are to the parents. This is exactly the reason I did a picture every day of my son’s first year and currently doing the same project for my daughter (more on that in a separate blog post soon).

So there I was with a 6 day old baby sleeping at home happily packing my camera bag so that I could capture special moments with Oliver for Lauren and Ian.

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Lauren and Ian, thank you so much for trusting me this very important and special job to capture your little man’s first days. I am honoured and happy to be able to have done it for you and happy you will have those ┬áimages to treasure for years to come.

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