Bryce, 12 days new | Wilmington Newborn Photographer

I met this sweet boy’s family nearly two years ago when I photographed his big sister as a newborn. It was almost like deja vu because Bryce looks so similar to his sister, Sadie, and he was such a good baby. He slept like a dream, only waking up once or twice for a snack and he loved being wrapped up all nice and snug.

However, Bryce did open his eyes for a bit while we were taking some family shots. Big sister, like most 21 month olds, was not into having her picture taken, but we did get some adorable images of her checking out her new baby.

I LOVE being able to photograph families as they grow and welcome baby #2, #3, or more! Bryce’s mama has now become a friend and I’m so grateful for a job that allows me to meet such wonderful babies and families!

newborn baby wrapped in brown fabric sleeps during Wilmington nc newborn photography session
Wilmington newborn photographer captures boy sleeping peacefully
black and white images of baby boy with sleepy cap
newborn baby boy dressed in gray romper sleeps on navy fabric
mom and dad hold newborn baby boy during Wilmington newborn photography session
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Magnolia, 12 days new | Wilmington NC Newborn Photographer

This beautiful girl has been such a huge blessing for her family and especially her older sisters. I was so excited for Magnolia’s family when I learned about her arrival. I met and photographed her parents and big sisters in the fall of 2017, just a few weeks before then-3 year old Jorja was diagnosed with leukemia. Sweet Jorja is doing well these days, in the midst of her treatments, and she’s loving her new role of big sister. Biggest sister Savannah was also beaming the entire time and enjoyed showing off her new baby.

Magnolia (I just LOVE her name!) was gorgeous in a floral romper and neutral tones, requested by her mama. She was such an angel and slept almost her entire session! Here are some of my favorites:

Wilmington photographer captures newborn girl sleeping on tan background wearing floral romper
baby girl sleeps on tan fabric wearing floral outfit
baby girl sleeps wrapped in gray and purple during Wilmington nc newborn session
parents and sisters cuddle newborn baby girl on bed
black and white images of big sisters cuddling with newborn baby girl

Jackson, 11 days new | Wilmington NC Newborn Photographer

This little guy was absolutely adorable AND he did not like the camera one bit! Jackson fought sleep for quite awhile, but eventually he gave in to my magic! We kept him nice and wrapped most of the time so he’d stay sleepy once he decided sleeping was okay. I can already tell he is going to have such a fun personality, ha! Those chunky cheeks and his sweet little button nose melted my heart. His mama requested a Christmas set up, as well as blues and greens. Personally, as a former UNCW seahawk, I have to say that I love the teal images!

Wilmington newborn photographer captures baby boy wrapped in green
newborn boy wrapped in green during Wilmington nc newborn session
baby boy wrapped in teal on teal fluffy fur
baby boy sleeps on sled prop wearing white hat and outfit
newborn boy on green fluff swaddled in tan fabric during Wilmington photography session
Wilmington newborn photographer captures black and white images of baby boy sleeping

Ethan, 11 days new | Wilmington NC Newborn Photographer

Ethan was one of the most snuggly and sleepiest babies I’ve ever photographed! He literally slept almost his entire session and let me have the best time posing him. His mama requested blue set ups, which definitely complemented his head full of hair, beautiful complexion, and perfect tiny features. Ethan’s gorgeous and super sweet big sister was so smitten by her new baby (I know they’ll be partners in crime pretty soon!).

baby boy sleeps on tan blanket wearing blue outfit and hat
newborn boy wrapped in blue fabric during Wilmington nc session
Wilmington newborn photographer captures baby boy with blue sleepy cap
newborn boy sleeps on gray background with hand under face
swaddled newborn boy sleeps in blue bucket during Wilmington photography session
big sister hugs swaddled baby brother while resting on cream fur background
parents, grandma, and big sister hold newborn boy on couch

Charlotte, 15 days new | Wilmington NC Newborn Photographer

I was so excited to meet Charlotte and her parents after learning she was a rainbow baby (a baby born after pregnancy loss). I’ve personally experienced loss in my own journey to motherhood, so rainbow babies have a special place in my heart.

This session was a piece of cake because baby girl was a wonderful sleeper and snuggler! Charlotte was absolutely gorgeous and her family was so incredibly sweet as well. We got some great family images in her nursery, which was so beautiful, bright, and airy (and the book on the table is called “Brave Charlotte”- so awesome!), and the master bedroom. As for the posed images, Charlotte’s mama asked for soft feminine colors, like pink and peach, and we incorporated rainbows. I also love the subtle touches such as the flowers in the headbands and tiny gold polka dots!

dad kisses newborn daughter on her head while mom cradles her in wilmington
parents hold newborn daughter in Wilmington nc nursery
mom and dad hold newborn baby girl on bed wearing navy and greens
baby girl wrapped in peach sleeps with floral headband and sleepy hat
baby girl sleeps with feet exposed in color palette of beach and mint
black and white images of newborn girl sleeping in wooden box while wearing rainbow headband
baby girl with rainbow hearts sleeps above head sleeps on blue fluff and pink polka dot fabric