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LAUREN KIRKHAM

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this little lady is the youngest of 5 and i have had the pleasure of photographing all of her older siblings starting with her oldest sisters first birthday session.  their mama is so many things to me – a coworker, old neighbor and most importantly a great friend!  i have such admiration for her – […]

Theres no hiding the fact that i love photographing newborns.  i was super thankful last fall to have the pleasure of documenting many.. and especially thankful that they were younger siblings to those i had photographed in the past!!!  we started with their beautifully backlit maternity session early last fall to document the last few […]

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.

It seems fitting to share Carmella’s blog today – on her one month-day AND the day that her album arrived at my house!  I’ve been so excited waiting for the arrival of this little lady – not only to see how her big bro will react – but to watch her dad (who also happens […]

oh little miss milly you were such a dream to photograph.  from your mothers impeccable design skills (she’s incredible–she can pull so many things together into one room and make it look perfect!) and the sweetly pink scene to your fantastic mellow demeanor throughout our session it was simply perfect.  milly’s mom came to me […]

These two warned me that they were going to be “super awkward adults” in front of the camera…. what you’ll see in the images shows just the opposite.  not only is their home super cute – but they are the opposite of awkward!  the anticipation of a baby is unlike anything you can ever experience […]

I met Ella’s parents way back in August for their maternity session.  I love love love photographing an expecting couple – and then coming back for their in home newborn session!! This couple had some really amazing and meaningful locations for both sessions.  Their maternity session took place on Kate’s parents property – and we […]

lifestyle session Albany New York newborn photographer

just over 2 years ago i trekked out to western new york to photograph this dude’s big bro jack, and this fall i went back out there to introduce ben to my camera!!!  i’m especially thankful to this clan because i’ve know their dad for quite a while (he even spent a summer living at […]

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.  […]

you may remember seeing Carrie and Kevin’s maternity portraits a few weeks ago – on the most perfectly snowy afternoon…. and less than a month after we had their maternity session I was back photographing their new little love Brody!!! Every time I arrive at a newborn session I have to squeeze in a little […]

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