Morgan, 11 days new | Wilmington Newborn Photographer

This beautiful girl and her family were an absolute joy to photograph! Miss Morgan barely made a peep during her newborn session and her gorgeous features were complemented by the colors her mama chose to incorporate (feminine, soft colors like peach, pink, and cream). Everyone was so sweet, especially Morgan’s older brother, who was very excited to have a little sister. He kept me laughing with his silly personality and contagious smile!

Here are some of my favorites from our time together!

Wilmington newborn photographer captures baby girl wrapped in peach fabric
newborn photographer captures baby girl sleeping on peach fabric in Wilmington nc
Wilmington newborn photographer captures baby girl sleeping in cream bucket
black and white images of baby girl swaddled and sleeping in bucket
toddler boy cuddles baby sister on cream background during Wilmington newborn session
family of four cuddle baby on bed during Wilmington newborn session
big brother kisses baby sister and tickles her feet while sitting on bed

Dalton, 10 days new | Wilmington Newborn Photographer

When I met this little guy, I immediately knew that he was incredibly special to so many people. Dalton was born just shy of two years after his daddy passed away from brain cancer. His parents were already undergoing fertility treatments when the diagnosis came and his mama decided to continue to try to make their dreams of becoming parents a reality. He’s also a rainbow baby (a baby born after miscarriage), so his family went through a lot of heartbreak before he arrived.

I was also fortunate enough to meet several of his grandparents and you could just feel the love and hope that this new life is bringing into the lives of so many others. Dalton’s mama is such a sweetheart and I can’t imagine all that she’s been through during the last few years. I just know that I feel completely honored to have been able to capture this little miracle at just over one week old. We used lots of blue during his session and I do believe blue may be his color, but really, I think this cutie would be adorable in anything (just look at those cheeks!).

If you scroll through these images, you’ll find one of Dalton smiling with his daddy’s watch ❤

baby boy on blue fur wrapped during Wilmington newborn session
Wilmington newborn photographer captures baby boy sleeping wrapped in blue
newborn photography session featuring baby boy wrapped in tan with sleepy hat
Wilmington newborn photographer captures baby boy in teal bucket
baby boy sleeps on blue blanket during Wilmington nc newborn photography session
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mom holds newborn baby boy in sea animal themed nursery in Wilmington nc

Declan, 21 days new | Wilmington Newborn Photographer

Declan was the snuggliest little bear at 3 weeks old! His parents requested neutrals, blue tones, and a bit of a nautical feel. He was the happiest while all wrapped up, but he also enjoyed snoozing in a bucket for awhile. At the beginning of our session, we photographed some family moments of mom and dad with their sweet boy. Declan’s animal-themed nursery was absolutely gorgeous (I have to say, I think the toddler-sized giraffe will be a favorite of Declan’s in a couple of years). The family’s curious fur baby found himself in the middle of a few shots, which turned out to be perfect!

newborn photographer captures baby boy sleeping with bear bonnet
newborn boy sleeps with bear bonnet with tan color scheme
newborn baby boy sleeps on navy fabric during Wilmington newborn session
baby boy wrapped in navy sleeps while posed in bucket
Wilmington newborn photographer captures newborn sleeping in bucket
black and white images of baby boy wearing hat posed with eyes open
parents hold newborn baby boy on bed during Wilmington nc newborn session
parents cuddle newborn son in blue and white Wilmington nc nursery

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