Newborn Izzy, just days | San Francisco Newborn Photographer

 Posted on December 19, 2016
Welcome to the world baby Izzy! I loved having this family to my Portrero Hill studio in San Francisco to capture little Izzy at just a few days old for her newborn photography session. She was the absolute sweetest and was perfect in every way. I couldn’t get enough of her precious smiles, chubby cheeks, and tiny toes + nose. The wraps and props I have available in my studio accentuate all of those newborn features and perfectly frame precious tiny ones like Izzy. I was overjoyed when her Mom said, “Thank you so much Emily! This photos are beautiful and truly exceeded my expectations. Izzy looks so peaceful and calm and I’m not sure how you managed to make two exhausted parents look half way decent!” Such humbling comments fill my heart with intense gratitude. I was honored to capture these photographs and I am excited for my next session with beautiful Izzy and her parents. You can see more of my favorite newborns in my Start of Life gallery. Expecting? Know a deserving couple that has a baby on the way? Newborn photographs make for a perfect and memorable gift. Contact me today to learn more.
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C and E meet little Poppy | San Francisco Maternity and Newborn Photographer

 Posted on December 5, 2016
Oh how I love my Maternity and Newborn Journey clients! Getting to capture a couple’s pregnancy + their brand new little one is a magical experience. C and E are my very good friends. I am so honored to have been able to photograph them when they were just two and then again when little Poppy arrived. Pregnancy is such a special time between a couple. Nine months of anticipation and excited expectancy create a new chapter in a couple’s story and documenting that connection is such a pleasure. C and E rocked their session and share the strongest bond with one another. I always enjoy having them in front of my camera but these sessions were extra special. This mama to be was just stunning with her beautiful baby bump. Flash forward a few weeks to little Poppy’s arrival and I got to join this brand new family of three for their in-home newborn photography session. Poppy was just as beautiful as her mom and she had a full head of hair and the most calm demeanor. Having a newborn is hard, but C and E handled it with grace and ease. Poppy is so lucky to have such wonderful parents! Congratulations guys! I can’t wait to watch Poppy grow.

Newborn Carlyle and Family | San Francisco Newborn Photographer

 Posted on November 28, 2016
And three became four! I met this lovely family at their beautiful Pacific Heights apartment in San Francisco for this light-filled newborn photography session. Little Carlyle was amazing and did all of the things we wanted! I loved capturing all of his perfect newborn details. Photographing tiny ones like little C remind me of the miracle of life. It is such a gift to document these fleeting moments for my clients. It was hard not to walk away with a case of baby fever! Those sweet little baby yawns almost did me in! He was squishy and snuggly and just angelic really. Big brother was adorable too and so helpful. It warmed my heart to watch how tender he was with Carlyle. He is already embracing his new role so well. He even took some photos with his Polaroid! Future photographer in the making?! Mom and dad were great too and are so fortunate to have two healthy and handsome boys. Having them in front of my camera was a treat and it was such an honor to capture these first family portraits for them as a family of four. Mom said, “Thank you so much for everything and we look forward to working with you again!” My pleasure guys! I look forward to watching little Carlyle grow. See you next time!
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Maribelle and Ben, best friends! | San Francisco Family Photographer

 Posted on November 21, 2016
I love photographing the bond between siblings. This brother and sister duo {and their beautiful mom!} were quite the pair. I headed out to one of my favorite places in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco for this great family photography session. Perfect weather + the most gorgeous natural light made for a stunning backdrop. Although I could probably photograph these adorable kiddos in any setting and they’d still be just as cute! Ben is the best big brother. He loves his sister so much and it shows! He was so protective and affectionate with her and kept her laughing while I snapped away. And like most little sisters, Maribelle was just enamored with her older brother. She is so beautiful and funny! She enjoyed laughing at me behind my lens and gave me so many sweet smiles. Ben recently attended Circus Camp {so cool!} and little M got the biggest kick out of watching her big brother do cartwheels all over the park. I really liked that Ben brought his guitar along. Meaningful props like these really personalize the images. It was such a pleasure to capture these images for this lovely family and I was excited when Mom said, “Wow! Emily these are amazing!!! Thank you so much!” You are so welcome and I hope you enjoy your images as much I loved taking them for you.
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