Reading, MA Newborn Photography :: Baby M

Reading, MA Newborn Photography :: Baby M

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Newborn baby Miss M came to my studio with her parents from Reading, MA for her newborn portrait shoot. Getting the chance to meet brand new babies is definitely one of the highlights of my job. And, of course, getting to meet their parents is pretty great, too. I started out the session with some portraits of the parents with their new arrival. I do this for a few reasons, but the main reason is because it allows not only the baby to feel safe and comfortable, but it helps to ease the parents into the session as well. Depending on when baby last ate and napped, sometimes they aren’t quite ready for the fully asleep newborn photos when they first get out of the car, so this is a good way to ease them into the session. And sometimes, I get a little unicorn sighting in the form of a newborn smile. In this case, Miss M gave a little smile that matched her mama’s!

Read more about newborn portrait photography and what these sessions entail here: 10 Tips to Get the Most out of Your Newborn Portrait Session.

Styling for this Reading MA Newborn Photo Session

For this newborn session, we used pink. Mom and dad both wore a light gray, which is a perfect choice. Gray is a great neutral, it’s soft, and it goes with basically every color. Most of the time parents don’t want to be the star of the show when in photos with their children. A color like this light gray is therefore a perfect choice. Sometimes stark white can come across as too bright, so this color which is just a few shades off of white is perfect. And for Miss M, the light pink swaddle in the family portraits is perfect and she really pops in the family portraits. But the real fashion choice is the floral swaddle and matching bow in the first photo that mama brought. It’s so pretty, and works perfectly against the white fur around it.

Check out our Newborn Photo Ideas Pinterest board for more newborn portrait inspiration.

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Wall galleries are extremely popular right now. If you scroll through home decor blogs or Pinterest chances are you’ll see numerous options. Many people think that they aren’t possible to achieve in their homes. But I’m here to tell you they definitely are–and I can help! Thanks to the magic of technology, I can show you how your photos will look as a wall gallery in your home. You send me a photo of the wall (or walls) you’re looking to decorate and I can digitally add your photos as framed art or canvases. This can really help get an idea of what looks good in your space, especially when it comes to what sizes work.

To read more about all the prints and products I offer, check out this blog post: What To Do With Your Photos.

Are you looking for a newborn photographer in Reading MA? Crabapple Photography is an Andover Photography Studio and serves clients from around the area including Wilmington, Wakefield, Lynnfield, North Reading and more. Kate McKenna has over 11 years experience specializing in newborn portrait photography. She also specializes in maternity, baby milestone, child and family portraits.  Contact Kate today to book your session!

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    Welcome to Crabapple Photography! I'm Kate and I've been a family portrait photographer since 2009. My specialty is newborns, babies and children. We have fun! My style is clean and whimsical and I am a detail person.

    My studio is located in Andover, MA and I proudly photograph families in the North Shore of MA, Greater Boston and Southern NH areas. I also offer on location outdoor sessions as well.

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