I did my friend, B’s, newborn session a few days ago (I admit that I’m a bit behind on blogging, but I’m trying to catch up!).  Little W. is just such a cutie!  We talked months ago about doing a pose with her baby on their horse’s saddle and I am so excited that it worked out! 

P.S.  Isn’t B. such a gorgeous mama?  I think this is my new favorite mom/baby shot!

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I had a wonderful time photographing little M. yesterday afternoon!  His mommy was well prepared with lots of knit goodies for me to use (some made by his gran’ma!).  At two weeks old, I rarely am able to get many sleeping pictures, since babies tend to become quite a bit more alert at that age.  However, little M. slept wonderfully and we went from one pose to the next with hardly a peep! 

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Time to get that family session done!  I was beyond thrilled when my good friend, Amy Schuff (who is a VERY talented photographer…  view her work HERE!), asked me if I’d be interested in doing a trade.  Her family is beyond adorable and super fun, too!  Check out how cute they are… 

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Seriously.  LOVE this.old-sacramento-couples-pictures

And this!  The unplanned moments are always my favorite.  I told mom & dad to kiss and the kids did too.  🙂candid-lifestyle-portraits-sacramento

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 And then at the end, we just let the kids run wild.  This is one of my favorites from the session (it TOTALLY reminds me of how my own busy/fun kiddos are!).rocklin-lifestyle-portraiture

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  • Super cute session hun!ReplyCancel

  • What a cute family!! Love the kissing one…how cute!! Good job to you 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Totally bouncing off the walls right now…LOVE them!!! Words cannot express my thanks…ReplyCancel

  • Susanne, you did an AMAZING job!!! Amy your family is beautiful!! I love that 2 of my inspirations have come together for something like this!! Much love to you both!ReplyCancel

  • Such a gorgeous family! love them!ReplyCancel

  • love the image of the parents kissing and the little kids kissing! THAT’S a keeper for sure!ReplyCancel

  • Adorable. I love the kissing one.ReplyCancel

  • Susanne you did SUCH a great job capturing Amy and her family. I loved them all, they are amazing!!!ReplyCancel

  • Jeremy's Dad

    What a lovely couple! Cute kids and fun shots. Great photography.ReplyCancel

Remember THIS beautiful mama-to-be?  Well, I had the amazing privilege to attend the birth today!  SUCH an honor!  And their new little guy is just as (tiny and) cute as can be!!  I got there as soon as I could after they were admitted.  She hadn’t gotten the epidural yet and her doula and hubby were helping her through some tough contractions…   

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Her mom was able to be there, too!rocklin birth photographer

The pushing part went VERY quick and B. did such an amazing job!roseville newborn birth photography

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It was so sweet to see the instant love for their new son!!roseville newborn birth

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With Gran’ma… I LOVE this one!!  Congrats B. & N.!  I can hardly wait to do the newborn pictures in a few days.  (Yay!!)tiny miracle roseville birth photographer

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  • Julia

    You take amazing pictures!!!ReplyCancel

  • Breath-taking! It is wonderful that you were able to capture so many beautiful images for this family. I love the mix of color and black and white images. The reflection image is so creative. Great job Susanne.ReplyCancel

  • SO beautiful- what precious memories they will have! 🙂ReplyCancel

  • beautiful! Love that last shot…how much she grandma going to LOVE that picture.ReplyCancel

  • Wonderful photos! I’m so jealous of ALL the photo shoots Becky’s done with you. (I’m her sister-in-law, BTW–I married Nathan’s older brother Karl.) I keep begging Becky to send you here to Utah so you can work your magic on my family–I just KNOW somehow you’d make me look photogenic. I cannot wait to see the newborn photos–they’ll be the next best thing to actually holding my little nephew!ReplyCancel

  • Gorgeous photos and what a sweet lil’ man! Congrats to the family!ReplyCancel

  • you did such an amazing job Susanne!! love them all! the Daddy’s face one is the best <3ReplyCancel

  • Steph

    Oh wow, that is so sweet! I love it.ReplyCancel