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    Tuesday, May 18, 2010

    Pinks, Pearls, and Puffy Cheeks

    Meet Zoe. Zoe has been to the studio before (as shown in the above maternity photo) but she wanted to come in again to be the solo star of her own personal photo session. So we gave her a Newborn Session!

    The goal during this newborn session was to have Zoe sleep the whole time, but that wasn't her plan. Miss Zoe stayed awake and fussed almost the whole session. We ended up having to cut the session short and schedule a round 2. Between the two sessions, we ended up with some great shots.

    Here's a fab Baby Announcement we created so Zoe's parents could show her off to fam and friends:



    Photo #1: "The Princess and the Pea"
    Miss Zoe did not want to close her eyes! She was so interested in what was going on. But that's okay, because this photo is just darling! By the way, our original idea was to have Zoe booty-naked on the towels, but then she left us a little "surprise". Mom cleaned up and then we decided a diaper would work just as well.

    Photo #2: "Oh what a tooshie!"
    This photo was achieved during the 2nd session--when Zoe finally cooperated with us! Tee. Hee.

    Zoe is coming in for her next photo session in a couple of months. So stay tuned.

    You can vote for your favorite photo (Photo #1 or Photo #2) so that Zoe's parents can receive their free 8x10 print. The winning photo needs only 10 votes! Post your vote by clicking on the "Comments" link below.


    Anonymous said...

    i like #1 the best

    Anonymous said...

    I like photo # 1. Adorable baby!

    Anonymous said...

    I like number two.... She is sooooo cute!!!

    Josh & Kristy said...

    I love #1! She's perfect!

    Anonymous said...

    I vote photo #2!

    Anonymous said...

    Photo #2... what a pretty princess!

    Anonymous said...

    Such a sweet baby! #2

    Anonymous said...

    #2 for sure

    Erika said...

    I hope you can count my vote for my little Zoe. I like them all, but I love #2

    Bonnie said...

    Grandma Bonnie Says,
    they are all wonderful. Very artistic with the camera. I love #2 though, it's better in the buff.

    Eric said...

    Dad says #2

    Melinda Sutton said...

    #2. What a doll baby!! So precious!

    Anonymous said...

    #1 is my fave! :)

    Anonymous said...

    Auntie Rita says #2 for sure!

    Anonymous said...

    Beautiful photography!! I like Photo #1 the best!

    Anonymous said...

    Love all of them!!!! #1 is the best.

    YESENIA said...

    #2 its gorgeous I love your work!