Renee Whiting Photography-Santa Cruz, CA Photographer » Santa Cruz, CA Newborn and Child Photographer

Sweet Baby William~Santa Cruz Baby Photographer

Not quite a newborn, William came for his session at 7 weeks old.

There are definitely benefits as to why “newborn sessions” need to be done within the first two weeks, because as we soon learned, 7 week olds don’t fall into that “milk-drunk” pose me as you’d like deep deep sleep. Normally once a newborn falls into that deep sleep, you can pose them, take the shots, move them, pose them again and do this for quite a few shots before they’ll wake back up. Not a 7 week old! He was awake for most of the session and was a mover! His little arms and legs were moving the entire time, making it a little difficult to pose him, because he’d move right out of the pose before I could get the shot off. We did get him to “snooze” a few times, but as soon as we’d move him into a new pose, he’d wake right up.

Thankfully, however, his parents were extremely patient and we did outlast him and managed to get a good variety of shots! I hope you enjoy your little sneak peak!

Congratulations S. Family, your new little son is absolutely beautiful!

  • Jules - March 29, 2010 - 5:16 am

    Looks like the perfect mix of asleep and awake! What a cutie!!! Love his alert eyes and sweet smile! :)ReplyCancel

  • Patty Schuchman - March 30, 2010 - 9:49 am

    I love these! I really love the expressions especially the family portrait. Great job, Renee!ReplyCancel

  • Britt Anderson - March 30, 2010 - 5:16 pm

    That last one is so cute, with him looking up at daddy….great expression, just wonderful!ReplyCancel

  • Schona Kessler - March 31, 2010 - 12:51 am

    Love that laughing shot…so cute! Also love the last shot…what a great family portrait.ReplyCancel

  • Deanna - March 31, 2010 - 7:05 am

    He is too perfect for words! What a beautiful boy and what happy parents he has.ReplyCancel

  • shannon - March 31, 2010 - 5:46 pm

    Love those eyes! Congrats to the family!ReplyCancel

  • Meredith - March 31, 2010 - 8:59 pm

    these are great!! LOVE the Family Shot.. It’s AWESOME!ReplyCancel

  • Stacey Lund - April 2, 2010 - 1:57 pm

    Cute family! You did an awesome job on these. Such a beautiful baby.ReplyCancel

  • Meredith Rowlen - April 15, 2010 - 8:52 am

    OMG you are Awesome girl these rock!ReplyCancel

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