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When I first talked with Harper’s mom on the phone, she was ecstatic that I had a spot for them on my calendar. She had found my work in a portfolio book that was in the lobby of Lotus Yoga after a prenatal yoga class. “I finally found her!” was her comment to her husband…

I have parents ask me all the time, “What happens if the baby won’t settle during our Newborn and Family Photo Session?” And the answer is always the same. . . “Don’t worry, I promise you we will create beautiful images of your baby and family. Even if your little one isn’t completely serene.” Well, Miss…

“You’re not going to believe this. I’ve got to reschedule again,” was the text I got from Tom’s Mom when he was about five weeks old. Tom was born in early February, but his family had been plagued by illness after illness for weeks now. After rounds and rounds of ibuprofen and antibiotics, everyone was finally…

Bringing your newborn baby home is always exciting, but it can turn your daily routines into a hot mess. So, choosing to have your newborn photography session at home can be the little “ahhhhh” you need in your otherwise chaotic day. Little James here was sweet as can be, especially while he was getting cuddled…

Meet J.J., the cutest little 6 pound, 4 ounce baby boy and the absolute joy of his parent’s life. He was so excited for his adventures in this world to begin that he came 5 weeks early. Surprise! A baby in your arms feels so much better than a baby in your belly, so once he…

Meet Miss Emersyn. She was so adorably squishy during her entire newborn at-home photography session. And look at those perfect lips! She arrived the hard way, but completely healthy and has been showing her parents Who’s Boss ever since. Mom and Dad are completely in love with their darling little girl. As first-time parents, they are…

We all believe that finding a love to spend our life with is one of the most precious things in life. But as life moves forward, so do our dreams. The dream of having a family can seem so simple once you’ve found that perfect person, but God often makes us wait on his perfect…

Eva ~ 6 months old pictures | Glastonbury, CT | One Big Happy PhotoJune 12, 2017 - 9:37 am

[…] took a photo of Eva in this same basket when she was a newborn (you can see those photos on her newborn blog post). She was sooooo tiny! However, now she completely fills the basket. I love how her tiny toes are […]

Today’s the day! I thought, as my due date for my first baby came up on the calendar. My bags were packed, her room was ready and my husband and I were so ready to meet her. Then the day passed and she stayed tucked inside, warm and cozy. Disappointed but still hopeful, I greeted…

We’ve all heard the old nursery rhyme about what little girls are made of telling of Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice. Makes you just want to cuddle them up and enjoy their sweetness. This little cherub was everything that girls are made of and her perfection shows in her beautiful newborn portraits. Momma and…

Kate ~ 6-Month-Old Professional Baby Pictures | Glastonbury, CT | One Big Happy PhotoApril 1, 2017 - 1:39 pm

[…] on this bed. The first time she was a newborn and fit completely. You can see that first session, Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice, to see how much she has grown. Now, Kate is almost too big for the […]

You have just had a new baby, or are about to, and you realize that you must have this little miracle of your’s photographed. But when you search for a photographer, you get thousands of suggestions. You haven’t even decided what brand of diapers you are going to use and Google wants you to wade…

  A short while ago, a family that I was going to photographed mentioned that Mom played the saxophone and Dad played the trumpet. In fact, Dad was the Band Director at a local High School. So I tried to come up with a creative image that could include not only their newborn baby but also…

Sometimes you photograph a newborn and leave the session feeling like Muhammad Ali. “I am the best Newborn Photographer Ever!” Then you come down to earth, race back to your computer and swoon over the absolutely adorable images that you just captured. This session, with its deep colors and gorgeous lighting, created that feeling for…

Cole is One ~ 1 Year Old Photography Session | Glastonbury, CT | One Big Happy PhotoJune 14, 2017 - 7:48 am

[…] just how much a baby changes from newborn to one year old. You can see his progress by visiting his Newborn Session and his 6-month-old session.  Cole is walking, full of smiles and giggles. His 1 year old […]

When this family contacted me about getting their “soon-to-arrive” newborn baby’s photographs taken, they had a special request. As much as they could appreciate the beauty of posed newborn photography, they really wanted to capture exactly how they felt once their new baby arrived. They knew they could travel to a studio and get gorgeous pictures,…

The days that I get to go and work with a family that has just brought home a newborn baby are always a mixed bag of surprises. Sometimes you get a snuggly little one like this who just goes with the flow and makes my job sweet and fun. Sometimes, the baby has had a…

This little man has been my easiest baby to date. I never saw his eyes because he honestly slept the entire time I was with him. Thus, we got to get super creative newborn pictures! This image was so fun to create. I was worried at first about laying him down on this firm surface, but…

Cake Smash Photos | Baby Photographer CT Glastonbury | One Big Happy PhotoMarch 22, 2017 - 11:08 am

[…] Dylan, the cutest little bundle of joy all wrapped up in a baby boy. His Mom loved how his newborn photos turned out so much, that she couldn’t wait to have him grow enough to get some cake smash photos […]

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