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Phoenix newborn photographerI’m a Phoenix newborn photographer and I just miiiiiiight be addicted to babies in neutrals. Or babies in general. πŸ˜‰ I’d ask for an intervention but I really don’t want to stop, and can you blame me looking at this darling baby?!

Phoenix newborn photographer(first image and this image Kennedy is wearing headband fromΒ My Darling Emma, since I know some of you will ask)

Β Phoenix newborn photographerI have been LOVING all the moody black and whites lately…seriously, I can’t get enough of them.

Especially with these macro shots!!

Phoenix newborn photographerPhoenix newborn photographerDoll baby. Kennedy broke out in several smiles right off the bat!!

Phoenix newborn photographerBonney or headband?! I love them both.

Phoenix newborn photographerKennedy might win best newborn pout awards…she’s mastered it at only a week old, ha!

Phoenix newborn photographerRecognize Miss Brooklyn?! We shot their family maternity session last month, and Brooklyn’s one year photos last spring. She loves her new baby but wasn’t sure about being in front of my camera again!

Phoenix newborn photographerHer little smile is heavenly.

Phoenix newborn photographerPhoenix newborn photographerThese are less posed than my normal studio style, however I love them as they are…Kennedy didn’t seem comfortable and I had Traci just comfort her like she normally would.

Phoenix newborn photographerThat one on the left with her Daddy!!! I die.

Phoenix newborn photographer

Ending with maybe my favorite. This little babe is already so loved.

Phoenix newborn photographer

Lulliloo Photography specializes in newborn, birth, maternity and family photography in Phoenix, Arizona and the surrounding area including but not limited to Scottsdale and Tempe.

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  • krystal - So sweet. I love her sweet pouty lips. Great work.ReplyCancel

Scottsdale childrens photographerHopping onto the blog real quick to wish this little beauty the HAPPIEST of first birthdays!!!

I met and photographed Miss Saylor last week while her family was traveling in AZ and I wanted to snuggle her up.

Scottsdale childrens photographer

Her sweet presence reminded me poet, Nayyirah Waheed’s words:

you

are

my favorite kind.

nothing

that i can

name.

Scottsdale childrens photographer

Lulliloo Photography specializes in newborn, birth, maternity and family photography in Phoenix, Arizona and the surrounding area including but not limited to Scottsdale and Tempe.

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phoenix newborn photographerIf you’ve been on my blog this week, you’ll recognize this handsome fella as this is Part II of Mile’s Phoenix newborn session! You can see his lifestyle newborn photos that took place in his home with his parents here. This newborn session took place in my home studio which is on the border of Phoenix and Paradise Valley. When families inquire as to my sessions and packages, I share how I love both lifestyle and newborn photography sessions…the major differences come down to the family’s style preferences and my use of light.

Sessions that take place at my home studio involve props, posing and studio light whereas lifestyle sessions are more candid and lit by whatever window sources my clients have in their home. When dialoguing I ask what types of images they can see hung in their home and to pick the session that best reflects that!

I mentioned it in Mile’s first blog post, but Nissa was having a hard time deciding and so she booked me for both πŸ˜‰

Which do you prefer? Lately I’ve been snapping pictures of the babies with their binkies…I don’t know why I love it so, but the babies all look so teeny, tiny with those giant binkies in their mouths!! There is something sweet about it to me.

phoenix newborn photographerMile’s did NOT want to sleep at either of his sessions, hahaha. Eventually I won out–I have my tips and tricks!

phoenix newborn photographerI have to tell you…I’ve been on this huge black and white kick lately!

I don’t know what’s gotten into me, I almost always prefer color images but lately I’ve wanted contrast and mood.

phoenix newborn photographerThis bear bonnet is from Craft Tale and one of my go-to bonnets.

phoenix newborn photographerSame pose, just a different angle…I love this one of his cheeks.

phoenix newborn photographerGIVE ME ALL THE DETAILS PLEASE.

phoenix newborn photographerphoenix newborn photographerphoenix newborn photographer…AND back awake again!! Hahaha. He was like “are we done yet?!!”

phoenix newborn photographerphoenix newborn photographerEnding with one for the grandmas…who very much love their little bunny πŸ˜‰ Happy spring friends!!

phoenix newborn photographer

Lulliloo Photography specializes in newborn, birth, maternity and family photography in Phoenix, Arizona and the surrounding area including but not limited to Scottsdale and Tempe.

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  • Renee - Wow Mel! These are gorgeous!ReplyCancel

  • Joy - Oh man, love me some baby bunnies!ReplyCancel

  • Maxine - I love that you offer both types of sessions! And both are amazing.ReplyCancel

  • Tam - Stunning work!!!! I can’t blame mom wanting both sessions – these images are beautiful!ReplyCancel

  • Michelle - These are so precious! Love that mama captured both!ReplyCancel

  • krystal - I love every single one! His sweet features are so precious.ReplyCancel

  • Karen Byker - Oh my word, what a sweet little baby! These are gorgeous, and I have no idea how mama is ever going to choose which to print for the wall! So beautiful!ReplyCancel

  • Isabel - I love the vintage quilts and the close up detail shots of the baby. Beautiful.ReplyCancel

Phoenix newborn photographerDon’t you just love babies? As a Phoenix newborn photographer I would think at some point I might get tired of them. But I don’t. I just love them. The wrinkles and flaky skin and softer than butter skin and their fuzzy little heads and squinty eyes and tiny feet and I COULD KEEP GOING. Babies are gifts.

Miles was no exception, and lucky for me, I got to see him twice!! His mama Nissa couldn’t decide on whether she wanted lifestyle or studio pictures taken of him, and thanks to a supporting grandma, she got to do both πŸ˜‰

These photographs are from his first session, one week old and in his home. The next blog post will be his studio session!

Phoenix newborn photographerPhoenix newborn photographerThese ones leave me a little breathless…I love the soft tones and details. My camera loves Nissa.

I snapped a few breastfeeding photos of her that are some of my favorite newborn images to date, she already loves her boy so much.

Phoenix newborn photographerIn Daddy’s hands now. I love the way Dan’s hand perfectly cups Mile’s head.

Phoenix newborn photographerPhoenix newborn photographerIt will never cease to inspire awe inside of me that a woman’s body grows a baby…the miracle and magic of it truly astounding.

Phoenix newborn photographerHis little furrow πŸ˜‰

Phoenix newborn photographerI literally could not stop taking pictures of the two of them…

I got plenty of him by himself and with his Daddy too but these ones of Miles and his mama are so precious to me.

Phoenix newborn photographerThe family.

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Lulliloo Photography specializes in newborn, birth, maternity and family photography in Phoenix, Arizona and the surrounding area including but not limited to Scottsdale and Tempe.

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Phoenix family photographerI’m a Phoenix family photographer however if given the opportunity to travel for a session, I will pack my bags in a heartbeat and be there with joy and curiosity and all the anticipation my heart can handle to capture your beautiful family…this session alone was worth my trip to Tennessee, I got so much out the weekend. If you missed my first post about why I was visiting Nashville you can read it here.

Phoenix family photographerI stayed with the Hellers the night before our morning session which meant that I got a bright and early start with the girls πŸ˜‰ I loved how the early sunlight filtered through their otherwise dark room. Starting the session in their home allowed for the girls to reconnect with me as it’s been a few years since the last time I photographed their family. Being in their home gave them the opportunity to show me who they are and what they love…like this fun little animal “zoo” in their room which has their sweet names painted on it.

As someone who is incredibly close with her little sister, there is such a beautiful ache that arises when looking at this photograph.

Sweet whispers amidst the day-to-day play.

Phoenix family photographerWatson is the newest member of the Heller family and he is ADORABLE. Pretty sure he knows it too!

Phoenix family photographerPhoenix family photographerPhoenix family photographerI grew up with Dave’s family and met JJ when they were dating years ago–I was bummed when they moved to Nashville as our girls are just weeks apart, however they are gifted singer/songwriters and moving to Nashville was such a good decision for them! For those of you unfamiliar with their work, head over to the JJ Heller website for a listen–their albums are hands down my favorite kid-friendly music, especially the lullaby album (I Dream of You) for those of you who are new mamas!

Phoenix family photographerPhoenix family photographerThese next few are some of my favorites from the session…I could have photographed Lucy all day. I pretty much did, ha!

She was soulfully engaged, present, in a way that most kids aren’t at her age.

Phoenix family photographerPhoenix family photographerThis is what my camera lives for…this kind of belonging.

Phoenix family photographerPhoenix family photographerPhoenix family photographerI spent a solid three hours with them which allowed for all these wonderful breaks for PLAY!

Phoenix family photographerNora was full of spunk and mischief! My camera loved her too.

Phoenix family photographerPhoenix family photographerPhoenix family photographerJJ and her girls. Together.

Phoenix family photographerAnother break as we moved to another location! Nothing like a skateboard tutorial to keep things moving along.

Phoenix family photographerGah!! I love this one of Nora in her daddy’s arms…

Phoenix family photographerPhoenix family photographerI think it’s easy to wonder if people in the public eye are who they present themselves to be…I can share with confidence that JJ is who she says she is. Her heart is soft and kind towards others, and as I sat across from her over lunch and shared about my experience at the Wildflower Workshop and how I am simultaneously in a place of spiritual homelessness and overwhelming peace, she gave me the sweetest gift…she received me.

That gift, and her heart, are dear to me.

Phoenix family photographerFinishing up the session with more play, this time in their neighborhood creek.

Phoenix family photographerMay 2017 be a year that we listen and love each other more, with all the openness our hands can offer.

Phoenix family photographer

Lulliloo Photography specializes in newborn, birth, maternity and family photography in Phoenix, Arizona and the surrounding area including but not limited to Scottsdale and Tempe.

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  • Anna - What a fun and beautiful session.ReplyCancel

  • Emily - What a fun day to share with this gorgeous family! I love that you change things up with a few different locations πŸ™‚ReplyCancel

  • Kendra - Love these images!!!!!!ReplyCancel

  • Julie - So fun to a get a glimpse into this beautiful family’s day. Love your mix of timeless portraits with treasured lifestyle images.ReplyCancel

  • Christina - Very beautiful!! Gorgeous images.ReplyCancel

  • Michelle - Love these lifestyle family photos! What a treasure for this family!ReplyCancel

  • catie - such sweet photos!ReplyCancel