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2.18.2010

Kansas City newborn & family photography session: Baby Elliot & Ashlyn

This session was a special one for me... it is the first newborn BOY that I've photographed. I can't believe it myself that it took this long. But wow....I couldn't have asked for a better lil' guy to start out with. 


HIs mom contacted me a few months ago and was adamant about getting one photo in particular at the request of her 4-yr-old daughter, Ashlyn. It was the teacup shot. 


I had no prob getting that prop out when they came all the way from Columbia for the photo shoot at my home here in Kansas City. So we'll start with that one... to introduce Elliot--with a head full of glorious hair at the age of 12 days old! When born, he weighed in at 20.5 inches, 7lbs 5oz. :)

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If he's anything like his sister, he will be ornery, precocious and darling to work with. :) This is Ashlyn, who was quite the helper for the shoot. 


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Dont' be fooled by those angelic smiles. She can be a little squirt. She can even sing AND dance to rap songs!!!

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Ok, so back to Elliot for awhile. With a hint of a smile....
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I hunted down this baby bonnet because E's room is decorated in airplanes.
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And we think the scale might be off a bit...or maybe the blanket he's lying on is heavy. ;)
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I can't resist baby rolls.... :)
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Two of my faves...just because he looks so tuckered out...and peaceful.
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Again, we focus on Ashlyn, who by the way, kept reapplying her "lip gloss" throughout the shoot. ANDDDDD...she took the suggestion of a photographer (who shall remain nameless) and applied some of the lovely glittery lip goo to her daddy. He LOVED IT.
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I can totally tell E & A are related...See the resemblance??? :)
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Such a big sister!! I kept asking if I could trade things for her baby brother. I offered a blanket. She said NO. And then she informed me I don't need Elliot because I have a husband and Kramer. hahaha
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Be still my heart...siblings!!!!
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A fave...mostly because Patrick did this without being asked. In fact, he wasn't supposed to even be in the frame. haha
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LOVE. Would love to have a photo of this with me and MY mom.
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She's a fun one...
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And a darling one...






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Just like her baby bro.


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And we will close with this one....


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Since he said so...
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C family, thank you soooo much for doing me the honors of capturing such wonderful moments of your growing family. I had so much fun...and am so very happy with the images we got! I hope you are too!!!!!! 

16 comments:

Anonymous said...

Wow!!! Those pics are incredible! Makes me want to pop out a kid or something, just to have something THAT cute!!!

Anonymous said...

Love these! You did a fantastic job, as always. :)

Lara

Anonymous said...

AMAZING, as usual!!! You have such an amazing gift! And what a cutie with all that hair! :)

Sarah Weeks said...

Those are awesome. Their family is so precious! Great job!

Anonymous said...

These are absolutely amazing!

Kellie Carter said...

Absolutely Beautiful!! Each image made me smile!!!
Kellie

Mom said...

OH my gosh! These are beautiful! Mom and Dad you have a gorgeous little girl and a very handsome little guy! Darbi, you are an amazing photographer! You did great!

Anonymous said...

C family---omg. My friend and I are very much in love with Elliott. Seriously addicted. I'm Darbi's sister. We love his hair, smile, cuteness...all of it. Your family is gorgeous, but he just makes us smile. My daughter was the 1st one in that teacup so it's nice to see it getting used again!---Temple

Anonymous said...

Love love love. I can't stop looking at them! CanNOT wait for the rest! You're a rockstar.
Elliot and Fam.

kristin schierding said...

Oh my gosh Darbi! Those are precious! I cannot wait to do big sis pics with Eleanor someday :). Great work!

Pamela said...

oh wow! they are going to treasure these photos forever.

Darbi G. Photography said...

Awww, thanks all! I can't deny how utterly adorable the entire family is. Wow. I lucked out!!! Thank you for coming by... ;)

Anonymous said...

OMG!! That is the cutest baby I have ever seen! He has so much hair!! Great job, Darbi!

Holly said...

Great job, Darbi. I love this session!

Anonymous said...

These are perfect!! I would say amazing, but it looks like everyone else has made that comment. He his a beautiful baby. I love the tea cup!
-Nancy

Anonymous said...

WoW! These are absolutely fantastic -- I wish you had been around when my grandkids were babies. You have an amazing gift to capture your subjects and make them "pop"! pJ

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