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Lily Ann Nelson | Modesto Newborn Pictures

newborn baby girl in wicker basket | Modesto Newborn Pictures

It’s one of my great joys to be able to meet the beautiful babies of my past wedding couples when they come to the studio for newborn pictures. I photographed Cody and Ashleigh’s big day in May of 2016 at Vintage Gardens in Modesto. I was thrilled when Ashleigh told she was expecting and wanted to come by for newborn pictures when Ms. Lily finally arrived. We’d planned the session and the “signature” image I would create for Cody and Ashleigh about a month before Lily was due so I had time to get everything in order. In the end, Lily was 8 days late but completely worth the wait. She is absolutely beautiful and was a total joy to photograph at only four days old, the perfect age. The session was made even more special because we were joined by both sets of grandparents, Mark and Kim and Dwight and Beth. I love to see the happiness a baby brings to a family and Lily certainly has done just that.

The session was fun and as I mentioned Lily was wonderful. Below is a short highlight slideshow from the session and a few images. I hope you enjoy them and congratulations to the new mom and dad, Ashleigh and Cody.

Some images from the session.


Thank you to…

Tiny Tot Prop Shop for the beautiful knit wrap.

Are you or someone you know about ready to add a little one to the family and looking for beautiful newborn pictures? If so you’ve found the right place. Give me a call, 1.209.324.5160 or email me to ask a few questions or book your design consultation. Still, need more convincing? No worries, check out more newborn pictures in our online gallery.

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Evangeline Ledbetter | Modesto Newborn Portraits

Modesto Newborn Portraits | Newborn wrapped in pink sleeping

This is Evangeline.  How cute is she?  Typically we like to schedule newborn sessions within the first week after birth (3-5 days is ideal) to ensure the little ones sleep soundly during the session and that they haven’t outgrown many of the boxes, buckets or hammocks I like to use during a newborn portrait session.  Evangeline was a bit older when her parents brought her by the studio for her session so I didn’t know exactly what to expect but she absolutely ROCK IT!  In fact it wasn’t just Evangeline who rocked the session but the entire family.  Angel, Charity and Julianna ALL did wonderfully and were a lot of fun to hang out with and get to know during the session. I love these images, especially those of Evangeline swaddled, she’s so sweet.  Thank you to Angel and Charity for coming by for the session.

Are you or someone you know expecting a little one and looking for a Modesto newborn portrait photographer?  Give me a call, 209.541.1815 or email me, and we can discuss your portraits in more detail or schedule a consultation.

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Filled Under : All , Indoor / Studio , Newborn/Baby