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A new baby boy ~ A family complete {Reading Newborn Photography}

 

A cold wintery day was immediately warmed, when I met this gorgeous new baby boy and his family. Charlotte and Ian welcomed me into their home, for their relaxed newborn session. I was immediately smitten with Baby P, he was so deliciously curled up and perfectly happy in his mummy's arms.

So not to take him away from this comfort, we started with Charlotte in the nursery, focusing on that special mummy and baby relationship. The dreary dark day outside, did not stop us and with light from the window falling on them so perfectly, we capture some beautifully intimate moments between them. Not wanting to leave Ian out too long, we joined together for family pictures and Baby P, although now awake, was a dream to photograph - happily cooing at his parents, who of course obligingly cooed right on back. Gah!! I love it when parents, wrapped up in the world of their little bundles, forget I am there. It is then that the magical moments are captured. 

The magic continued when Ian scooped baby P up into his arms - he looked so tiny and was only too happy to be curled up in his daddy's arms. It was hard to stop clicking at this point. Really, this family were just too adorable!!

I had an absolute blast with Charlotte, Ian and their perfect new bundle of blue. Congratulations H family!! Here are a few of my favourites from your session.

Love Jo xxx

I hope you enjoyed these pictures as much as I have - I know this family will treasure them. If you're interested in booking me to capture your family memories, please get in contact and check out my session information.  Now, why not follow along in this month's blog circle to see what my friend Tara from Denver, Colorado has been up to! She is sharing a darling in home newborn session.  Click here to check out her blog post:  Lifestyle Photography in Denver, Colorado.

 


J S-Little Photography | Newborn and family photographer in Reading, Berkshire.

Jo Shannon-Little of J S-Little Photography is is an award winning newborn and family lifestyle photographer in Reading, Berkshire, who focuses on capturing beautifully natural and emotive images inspired by the love and laughter of family and childhood. She is one of the very few photographers in Berkshire that blends her love of natural lifestyle photography with beautiful newborn and portraits. Jo's unique in home sessions allow you and your family to capture your wonderful memories in a place that is special to you - creating beautiful, meaningful and authentic images in the place so loved by you, your home. Her absolute favourite thing to shoot are newborns and their close ones in their home, but she also loves all things family - from capturing the joy and excitement of expectant parents in maternity photography to fun filled family sessions - images filled with connections, movement and life - capturing those little moments that make your family, yours! Jo is a in home and on location photographer, serving areas in Berkshire, Oxfordshire, Hampshire and Surrey. For more information about Jo, check out her about me page. For pricing information, visit her pricing pageClick here to contact Jo directly. Thank you so much. x

 

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Sweet baby girl ~ loved by three generations {Reading Newborn Photographer}

On a sunny morning in December, I had the pleasure of meeting this sweet baby girl and her family of 3 generations. Joanie and Chris invited me into their beautiful home in Reading, for their newborn photography session. Their house was filled with gorgeous morning sunlight, just perfect for an indoor lifestyle shoot.

Upon arriving, I was greeted by both parents and their mothers - two wonderful grandmothers, both completely smitten by the dear baby M. After a feed with mum, we took advantage of little M's milk calm to capture some sweet, bright eyed, individual moments in her cot. She was then joined by mum and dad, who cooed back at her from her cot side. It's moments like this that remind me why I love in home sessions - watching 2 parents lost in their new precious bundle. Perfect! Feeling a little lonely in her crib, Baby M was scooped up into her daddy's arms, straight into her favourite position and instantly at ease. Dangling over her father's arm, I was able to capture her adorable red hair in the light from the window - isn't it just so lovely?

At ease in Chris' arms, we caught some darling moments of the family as a 3 - mummy, daddy and their baby girl. Both parents were so beautifully at ease and completely entranced by the little lady, so I snapped away, catching dad smiling at both his girls - Gah!! Insanely sweet. The precious family moments continued when little M was scooped up into the arms of her grandmothers. Each held her and calmed her in their own way, each had their own little bit of grandma magic - a true honour to capture. This family really was just so lovely to shoot. Congratulations P family! Here are some of the favourites from out time together.

Love Jo xxx


Jo Shannon-Little of J S-Little Photography is is an award winning newborn and family lifestyle photographer in Reading, Berkshire, who focuses on capturing beautifully natural and emotive images inspired by the love and laughter of family and childhood. She is one of the very few photographers in Berkshire that blends her love of natural lifestyle photography with beautiful newborn and portraits. Jo's unique in home sessions allow you and your family to capture your wonderful memories in a place that is special to you - creating beautiful, meaningful and authentic images in the place so loved by you, your home. Her absolute favourite thing to shoot are newborns and their close ones in their home, but she also loves all things family - from capturing the joy and excitement of expectant parents in maternity photography to fun filled family sessions - images filled with connections, movement and life - capturing those little moments that make your family, yours! Jo is a in home and on location photographer, serving areas in Berkshire, Oxfordshire, Hampshire and Surrey. For more information about Jo, check out her about me page. For pricing information, visit her pricing pageClick here to contact Jo directly. Thank you so much. x

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Sweet baby girl ~ darling little sister {Reading Newborn Photographer}

I completely fell in love with this sweet, little girl and her darling sister. Last month, I got to meet the T family for a special newborn session at their home in Purley on Thames. It was wonderful to work with this adorable family again - I had a great time meeting the parents and big sister for their family session 2 years ago. Now, with a new addition to their family, they really are just too perfect. 

We started our session in baby S' nursery, cute sleepy moments and snuggles from mummy and daddy. I love the shot of big sister, photo bombing the moment! Then it was time for some adorable family cuddles and laughter with both girls.  After a feed, for the little lady, it was time for me to capture some individual newborn photos. Baby S was a dreamy, sleepy girl. she slept the entire time – not a single peep! And I even caught a smile from her too.🙂 It was an morning full of joy . Congrats T family!! Here are several favourites from our time together – Enjoy!

Love Jo xxx

 

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Welcome baby boy - adorable family of 3+pup {Berkshire Newborn Photography}

I was so super excited to welcome this adorable baby boy - a perfect family of 3 (well four including pup!) His parents and I previously worked together and it was great to see them all again.

This awesome family were so at ease when I met them at their family home for their newborn session. At two weeks old, little one was such a sweet, happy boy. After taking a big feed, this cheeky monkey decided it was party time rather than sleep time, so with smiles for mummy we captured some perfect cuddly moments with mum, dad and of course the beloved first baby, pup Matilda.

These new parents are doing an amazing job with their new bundle of joy! I’m so honoured I could capture this once in a lifetime milestone for them🙂. Congrats J family!! Here are several favourites from our time together – Enjoy!

Love Jo xxx

 

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Laughter, smiles and puppy dogs ~ gorgeous family of 4 {Berkshire Family Photographer}

So much fun had photographing this gorgeous family of 4, lots of laughter, plenty of smiles and even an adorable pup! I met Lucy, Jamie and their little ones at their family home in Mortimer for their family session. 

Eager to get started, the kids showed me around their house and their bedrooms. With grey skies outside, we made the most out of the window light in A's room, where I was also educated on the world of Marvel and DC comics - I am now definitely far more clued up about superheroes! From Ironman to dance championships, it was on to I's room and time for cuddles with Amber, the family Whippet. I love photographing kids in their rooms, it's always so nice when I get to share a little of who they are and for I - it was all things dance.

Kid's rooms visited and onto a little family time. This foursome clearly have a lot of fun together - teasing, joking and laughter filled the session. I definitely had to stop shooting more than a few times, when I was unable to control my own laughter! Especially, when the whipped cream appeared during a hot chocolate snack break - it is amazing how much cream can fit into one mouth!

I am so honoured I could capture a little slice of this wonderful family. Here are several favourites from our time together - Enjoy! 

Love Jo xxx

 

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