#Babygate The A family welcomes Baby Braelyn

Newborn Photography

I’m not going to lie, Van and Megan are friends of ours and I adore them! I don’t expect my friends to always choose me as their photographer, photography is both a technical skill and a creative art. While I may be technically right for you, perhaps I am not your creative cup of tea, you know? That being said I LOVE shooting friends and family, and I was thrilled to photograph Braelyn aka Bean Bag when she was barely a week old.

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Isn’t she perfect? And since Megan is a friend of mine I was able to kiss all over that precious little noggin, and yes, she smelled like heaven!

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Welcome to the world, Bean Bag. We love you.

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The K family welcomes baby Ryn

baby photography, Child Photography, Newborn Photography, Stephanie Dulli Photography

The greatest compliment a photographer can receive is being hired repeatedly, so I was honored when the K family whom I had shot for the Holiday season announced they were having a new baby girl and asked me to capture those newborn moments.

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The cheeks on this baby were absolutely edible.

Ryn joins big brother Ridge and big sister extraordinaire Riley. If I know one thing, it’s that Baby Ryn is in good hands. The only thing greater to me than seeing a new baby is seeing a new baby be lavished with love by bigger siblings. Personally I’ve had one baby who couldn’t wait to be a big brother and one who, really was put out and came to love his new baby. Whatever the journey siblings take it’s such a special one and I love when big siblings want to get in on the fun.

Sure, I was there to shoot baby Ryn, but am I really going to turn away this?

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Never.

 

Grandma had made Ryn a darling blankie and asked if I might take her photo on it. This is now my new favorite thing, incorporating gifts or family heirlooms to newborn photos.

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Baby Ryn was not only welcomed by mom, dad, Ridge and Riley but both sets of grandparents were there to help love, feed, change and oh yes, snuggle her.

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This little angel is going to be just fine. And I can only hope I get to be there to see her celebrate her first with a big old cake smash session!