Just another post where I sing Andrea Weiss Photography's praises and show you lots of pictures from a photo shoot;)
When Porter was just sixteen days old, we had Andrea come to our house to do a little lifestyle/family/newborn photo session. I was counting the number of photoshoots that Andrea has done for us, beginning in 2008 when it was just Nate, Henry dog, and myself up to now with our family of five (six with Henry). I think this might have been our fourteenth session with Andrea over the years and now I have to find room on our walls for more canvases and giant prints! Love it.
Both Andrea and I wanted to start the shoot in the nursery, then I wanted a few on the master bed, Andrea suggested a few on our family room couch, and then we headed outside in our backyard and front of the house. I'm so in love with these images---they really capture the special time of a new family member adding to our existing family. It's going to be very difficult for me to choose which images to use as prints!
At first I was going to have us wear all blues and greens, but then I got this clearance Old Navy orange dress (nursing friendly because it crosses in the front) and kind of wanted to coordinate with the nursery anyway. Then I remembered mom made an orange/gray outfit for Porter and the rest came together without a lot of effort. I like bold colors, obviously. And I really do like brainstorming different outfits for our family pictures---bonus when we don't have to buy much of anything new and can use existing clothes in our closets.
Some of my favorite pictures...
Mommy and baby in his nursery that absorbed all of my nesting energy during pregnancy;)
Our three kids. Porter looks a little dazed but I still cannot get over this shot.
Unprompted kisses from siblings.
His bow tie and cardigan are an original GoGo creation inspired by Pinterest and I'm obsessed.
Porter in the first picture!!
Big sister seems to approve of the new addition.
Little legs and big legs.
Me and my boy.
Love this one. Represents the sweet baby kisses I've been stealing lately.
Our family of five. (I blurred out our last name)
In the backyard, we discovered some awesome light and used the trees to our advantage. Love all of these so much.
This old house is where we will raise our three kids, so this shot is extra special to me. Also love our flowers this time of year.
Mommy and kids.
I wanted to try this pose after seeing one similar on Pinterest. Kids are really over the photos at this point but it's still cute.
Requested a new profile picture for social media and Andrea delivered! I swear, she really knows all of the best angles to make a 2 week post partum mommy feel beautiful.
Don't be surprised if you see a few of these in a new blog design at some point!