This is a very exciting time for the Miller family as they welcome baby Paxton to the family! It's also a very exciting time for me because I had the honor of photographing Paxton's oldest brother as a newborn and now him! When I photographed Grayson as a newborn he was among the first newborns I ever photographed. I packed up my portable studio and headed over to the Miller's house. I ended up setting up on her bed and felt terrible when Grayson peed all over her comforter. The last thing a brand new mom wants to worry about is having to clean her comforter!! Many lessons have been learned since then and I've come a long way!
Just as Grayson was the first among the newborns I photographed Paxton too is among one of the first to be photographed in my brand new newborn studio!!! I am so excited to make this dream come to life! I love photographing newborns, but I have to admit I'm not a big fan of loading up my car with several blankets, posing beanbag, wraps, hats, heater, baskets, bowls and backdrops. Then there's the setting up of the stand that I made (and when I say I, I mean my husband) out of PVC piping that I had to number because it was like an impossible puzzle to piece together (I'm exhausted just thinking about all of that). I was beat too after every shoot, carrying everything down my stairs, to my car, into the clients home, typically up their stairs, then back down their stairs to my car, back into my house and up my stairs! I loved shooting newborns, but I knew I couldn't go on like that. The wheels started turning and I made it happen. I couldn't have done it though without my husband busting his butt on his week home to help me finish painting and lay the new floor so that it would be ready in time for all of these babies that were about to be born! The studio still needs some finishing touches, but it is fully functional and I was so excited to be able to photograph baby Paxton in the new space! He was free to pee wherever he'd like and that he did! Well, enough blabbing it's time to meet this adorable baby boy. Welcome to the world baby Paxton!