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LAUREN KIRKHAM photography


meet eloise. saratoga newborn photography. albany newborn photography. Little Miss Eloise will most certainly have stories to tell – about her amazing parents who tried and waited so long for her, about her wild older sister who makes everyone laugh, and about their home – nestled back in the woods – the perfect oasis for two best friends to grow up in.

You may recall seeing this beautiful family on the blog a month ago when I finally got their maternity session up… now their sweet girl is rapidly approaching two months old! It’s crazy how fast time goes even in the beginning.  Baby Camille joined her family right on time, and she is the perfect addition.  […]

I feel honored to be chosen by families and couples to document important times in their lives – and this session was no different.  I was so thankful to be asked by another photographer – the incredibly talented Nicole Starr of Nicole Starr Photography to photograph her first baby as they welcomed him into their […]


whats all the fuss about a fresh 48 session?  who really wants to have photos taken literally hours after giving birth?? i’m here to tell you that you do. you may not believe me right now.. but you do.  in 20 years when you flip back on these images (heck in ONE year!!!) you are […]

at less than 48 hours old this girly was a complete dream.  not only did i get to snuggle a super cute brand-spanking new little baby but i got to photograph her too!  i am lucky enough to know her mom, and to have worked alongside her at the hospital since i started my nursing […]

i know i’ve said it before and i will again – i just love these sessions! i love capturing the peaceful moments in the hospital room before craziness begins at home!! i was lucky enough to meet miss claire when she was less than 24 hours old!  she is perfect – perfect little nose, perfect […]

i have really come to love in hospital newborn sessions.  something about the freshness of the baby, the overwhelming happiness from the family about their newest addition, and the awesomely huge bright windows in a hospital room.  it all comes together and creates this magical moment, one that i am lucky enough to get to […]

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