It has been just over two years now, since Jayla graced my blog for the first time. She was the very first newborn I ever photographed, and now I she is growing up into such a beautiful little girl. At times it still feels like yesterday that she was that little 5lbs newborn I got to hold. It has been such an honor for me to watch her grow, and she has a very special place in my heart.
Stay tuned for more of Jayla and her parents, very soon!
What a prescious little princess Victoria is! Her Mommy contacted me after she had already arrived, and I was so happy that we were able to squeeze her into the newborn studio for a visit. Victoria, also brought along her big brother Asher when she came by. He however was far more interested in playing with all of the toys I had for him, than having his own pictures taken.
Congratulation Esther & Michael on your beautiful family of four!
Sometimes everything falls perfectly into place. The rain stopped, the cherry blossoms were blooming, and Leanne and Mike were ready for a slightly earlier maternity session. With the exception of the mosquitoes, which they braved, it was just absolutely perfect!
As a newborn photographer in Edmonton I have had the joy of meeting quite a few bundles of joy. Out of all the newborns I have ever met though, I have never had a baby sleep quite like little Lily! She was already sound asleep when she walked into the studio, and continued to sleep until nearly the very end of her session. I posed her, moved her around to different setups, and was even able to try a few new things, and she never once batted an eye. She was truly a little sleeping beauty! It was nice for her Mommy too, as it gave her sometime to relax in the studio, while Lily and I worked.
Congratulations Cheryl and Adam, Lily is beautiful!
Meet another one of the Tiny Light Foundations precious little Tiny Light’s. I had the wonderful opportunity to voluneteer, and meet four-month old Jacob, and the rest of his family including his twin brother, at the Stollery Hospital on a rainy afternoon. He had me wrapped around his little finger from the moment I walked in the door. I found it to be the cutest thing, as in the middle of our photography session he was so sleepy, and gently closed his eyes and drifted to sleep.
Cora and Fabian, thank you all for welcoming me, and letting me spend some time with you are your handsome boys.
If you haven’t checked out the Tiny Light Foundation, I ask you to please do so, and help to spread the word.
At 12 days old, Little Ameera, initially have no intention of sleeping for her session. It wasn’t until she was safe and secure in the comfort of her Mommy’s loving arms, that she fell sound asleep.
To be able witness a new mom with her baby, and see the love between them, is always something so amazing! I can’t help but smile during the session as I capture the moments between them. It always reminds me of my babies, and my own Mom, and the love and memories we share.
When The Tiny Light Foundation matched me with my first Tiny Light, Naomi, I was so excited to meet her, and her family. It wasn’t until I was at the door for our first meeting together, that Naomi’s mom and I realized, we in fact already knew each other. Naomi and my daughter, Lilly, were in the same dance class last year! That small connection that we already had, made listening to their story, and shooting their family portraits so much more real for me personally. This gorgeous family, and the strength that they have shown over the past year, is truly inspirational.
Thank you for welcoming me, and letting me spending the morning with you.
I have the extreme privilege of being a volunteer photographer for the Tiny Light Foundation. They are a group of professional photographers, who provide photography for children and families that have been faced with a life altering diagnoses. They are growing by leaps and bounds right now, and it is amazing to see all of the lives they are touching.
I myself, have had the opportunity to meet a few little Tiny Lights so far. Little eight month old, Parker is one of them. I met him, and his Mom, Robin, at the Stollery Hospital, and spent some time with them there. Parker was such a joy! He was so smiley, and loved laughing. Thank you Robin, for letting me visit you both.
Meet Gillian & Joffrey. Right now this beautiful couple is expecting their first baby, a little girl. I know that for these two parents-to-be, the anticipation for this little one’s arrival is unbelievable. Not only that, but she appears to be determined on making her parents wait as long as possible, for her grand entrance into the world. I have done my best to distract them, with all things maternity photos while they wait, but my job is done for now.
I have a feeling she is going to be well worth the wait, and absolutely gorgeous, just like her Mommy.
Christy Wells is an Edmonton photographer, who specializes in weddings, boudoir, maternity, newborn and family photography. Her work has been featured on several blogs including Beauty and Lifestyle Mommy Magazine, Lemonade and Lens, and Lens + Life. Contact Christy Wells Photography for information about sessions in the Edmonton Alberta area.