Newborn Portrait Inspiration :: Babies and Sports

Newborn Portrait Inspiration :: Babies and Sports

Maybe it’s because we live in the Boston area which is full of championship winning teams (both professional and college sports), but whatever the reasoning is, my clients love sports! And they definitely show their love in these photos of their newborn with sports memorabilia.

Because sometimes, sports are life. Or at least a big part of it.

Baby photo asleep on football

Newborn posed on his Dad’s football.

boston red sox new baby

Newborn boy wearing knit Red Sox hat.

Over the years I have photographed newborns with everything from footballs and basketballs to jerseys and helmets. And it isn’t limited to one sport. All the major ones have been included so far. I’ve included Red Sox hats (see above), and New England Patriots jerseys. Some parents want to represent their college teams, while others prefer to keep the sports connection more subtle. These knit hockey skates (below) are perfect for newborn photos.

hockey newborn photo inspiration

Newborn baby with crocheted hockey skates.

Over the years I have even had the chance to photograph the children of some professional athletes. In particular, a few basketball players and a baseball player. So if there are any hockey players out there who need a photographer for your kids, I have someone I can recommend. (Hint: it’s me–ha!)

football baby photography

Dad holding newborn baby boy and football.

old time baseball newborn photography

Newborn boy with vintage baseball bat, ball and glove.

When it comes to adding sports memorabilia to photos, I get the appeal. Sports are more than just a hobby to most people. They are pastimes, something for families and friends to bond over. And for some, sports are even their profession. So why not celebrate them in newborn portraits?

basketball themed newborn portraits

Newborn baby girl posed with toy basketball.

new england patriots newborn

New baby boy sleeping on New England Patriots Jersey

The perfect choice if you love the New England Patriots or worship the Boston Bruins.

boston bruins newborn

Newborn baby posed with Boston Bruins teddy bear wearing Patrice Bergeron’s jersey.

When it comes to taking newborn portraits, I love personalizing each session for the family involved. Do you love CrossFit? We can absolutely find a way to incorporate CrossFit into your newborn photos. Is golf more your speed? That can totally work, too.

Newborn portrait photography including golf balls

Baby boy holding a golf ball.

fit baby photography

CrossFit newborn baby holding dumbbell.

My goal is to have these photos last for generations, so why not include a family pastime? Whether it’s a sports related accomplishment of your own (like running the Boston Marathon), a general sports theme, or a specific team, we can find a way to incorporate it!

boston marathon newborn portraits

Baby posing with Mom’s Boston Marathon finisher’s medal.

Even if you’re a Yankee fan living in enemy territory!

yankees newborn photos

Baby girl wearing New York Yankees hat.

Crabapple Photography is a full-service boutique photography studio located in Andover, MA and serving clients throughout the Merrimack Valley and beyond. Kate McKenna has over a decade of experience specializing in newborn photography. To book your newborn session contact Kate today.

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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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