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Monday, May 27, 2013

Project 52 - Week 21

As I mentioned before, last week was incredibly busy.  But not with things that I would take pictures of.  Like a sick kid, two funerals, and Keira's spring concert in her dark school auditorium - just to name a few.  However, I did get a chance to stretch myself photographically on Friday with a newborn shoot.  I typically shoot outdoors but with a newborn, it is almost necessary to be inside.  Especially on a day when it doesn't quite hit 50 degrees.  I had a fun time preparing for this shoot ... buying fabrics and wraps.  Figuring out backdrops.  I didn't get to use all my ideas because babies don't always fully cooperate, but we did get some shots that I'm sure the mom will love.

I shared a couple in yesterday's Scavenger Hunt.  And here are a few more.

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Tamara brought a few outfits for the baby.  We tried to get some sweet naked baby shots at first but quickly discovered that she much preferred being clothed.  So we worked with that.

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This is the only shot I got of her wrapped in this scarf.  She didn't stay settled long enough.

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I had told Tamara that if she wanted to be in any shots to wear either a plain black or white shirt.  Here the baby is wrapped in her blankie and is very content to sleep in Mama's arms.

I learned a lot during this shoot.  (Like I need elbow and knee pads if I'm going to be crawling around on our hard wood floors.)  And I look forward to getting more opportunities to stretch myself.  Photographically, that is.  :)

Kleinworth & Co., Project 52, photo sharing, weekly Monday blog link up



6 comments:

Kim Cunningham said...

You did a wonderful job! I adore the second image. I can see that as a canvas.

SKC said...

awww so precious!!

Laura said...

Sweet.

Tamar SB said...

So so precious!!

Gina @ Kleinworth & Co. said...

So gorgeous!! You did a great job with these. So sorry to hear about your week- that is really hard to go through. Hugs my friend!

packmom said...

So precious! I'm sure the mother is thrilled. Wish I had pictures like this of my kids when they were babies. Great work!