Baby Face(s)

6 Apr

Warning: What you are about to see may result in unplanned pregnancy, kidnapping urges or a temptation to drive 3 hours on a weekly basis just to squeeze your cousin’s baby.

So yesterday I shared this:

Its so cute, so happy, that it actually causes pain.

When we went home to visit family for Easter I was crossing my fingers that tiny here would fit into the schedule because I haven’t seen him since Christmas (!!!) and he grows crazy fast and I feared that he would be driving by the time I saw him again.

Anyway, I was trying to come to terms with the fact that Jackie (you can read more about Jackie aka Giggle Box and baby Zac here) and I’s holidays schedules were too conflicting for any baby time.

Then she showed up at the door. And I scarfed down my mother’s lasagna in two bites and ran for my camera.

It would seem Giggle Box has spawned a Miniature Giggle Box (hereafter known as MGB). He giggles at everything. He smiles at everything. MGB is very easily entertained and did not protest to me making kissey faces at him, kissing his fat little cheeks Granda-Mary-style or kissing on his tiny little foots.

Basically I spent an hour either kissing the baby or photographing the baby. Thank goodness Giggle Box grew up in the same kiss-happy Italian family that I did, so she was not alarmed by all the baby kissing. Please note that if you hire me to photograph your baby, I will respect common social norms and not kiss your baby. But MGB is family. And he makes kissey faces back. So there.

I wanted to snap some good photos but it has been pouring and everything outside was soaked. All I wanted was what I always want…pretty sunlight! The only place it was to be found was inside my parents front door. Which allowed about 2 square feet of space if I really scrunched into a ball.

We plopped MGB down in front of the door…well more like up against it…his bum is super round and he tilts and tips easily. So we propped him up and I shot as rapidly as I possibly could, getting as many shots as possible before he toppled over. Fun game. But for a make shift photo shoot, the results are pretty adorable.

Let’s observe the many faces of MGB…

So many little expressions! Such a happy baby!

Now’s the perfect time to capture all of your happy baby’s expressions! Call or email to set up a session. There’s a few more spots in May and openings throughout the summer. I promise a more creative locale and backdrop than my parents’ front door! Unless you really like my parents’ front door…

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8 Responses to “Baby Face(s)”

  1. klmphotos April 6, 2010 at 8:33 pm #

    Love the 2nd B&W…perfect. Love the angle, the lighting, everything. He’s a doll! Can’t wait for my niece…love to have a new subject to shoot.

    P.S. If I ever have babies someday – you can kiss them if you want to shoot them. Babies are meant for smooching!

    • Molly April 6, 2010 at 9:09 pm #

      (I can’t wait for your new niece either!!) 🙂

  2. Molly April 6, 2010 at 9:09 pm #

    SOOOOO cute!! He is adorable! Great photo session too! Cannot wait for ours!

  3. jackie April 6, 2010 at 9:09 pm #

    omg i luv these. can i please have a copy of all of these? i take it the one pic with the feet didnt turn out good? thats ok, i am really luving these pics. oh, u dont have to kidnap my son, u can spend the day with him.

    • maggieandzac April 6, 2010 at 9:11 pm #

      Thanks! The feet one did turn out!! Its really cute! I just ran out of time getting these ready. When I finish up a few more I’ll put them all in a gallery for ya, my moms wanting to print them too lol

  4. mom April 7, 2010 at 8:27 am #

    ohhh jeez, can he be any more adorable??? the one where he is kinda squinting and he has his month kinda closed….he looks just like gramma cathy!!!! love love love these, hee

  5. Amy April 7, 2010 at 9:13 pm #

    I love these pictures! I wish Kyle was little still! Or just still willing to be photographed! But Zac~e is very cute! I cant stand it!

  6. April April 8, 2010 at 8:15 am #

    These are adorable – even with just one eye…

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