• Motherhood,  Personal,  Photography

    The Power of a Photograph

    Has a photograph ever stopped you in your tracks?  The other day, as I scrolled through our family vacation pictures, a certain image stopped me in my tracks.  ‘Who is this?’ I thought. Then, as I looked closer, my heart broke a little as I realized it was actually my son. My son! My little boy! Oh dear, where had the years gone? Why did he look all grown up?  Where was I when this happened?  The truth is, I’ve been here by his side all along and yet it seems like he changed overnight.  He is my first born child and when I first had him, everyone gave me…

  • Everyday Family,  Newborn

    Phoenix, Arizona In-home Newborn Session, DaSalla Family

    Don’t you just love that cozy feeling of home when there is a newborn?  Even when there is other siblings around the tone of the house drops down a notch (most of the time) to instill a sense of sacredness inside.  A new being, a special little soul has arrived! My approach to newborn photography is simple and honest.  I don’t do props or fancy posing.  I place the baby only in your arms or in natural resting places around your home. I allow the baby to lead the way and we stop for nursing, changes and just to soothe as much as baby needs.  If the baby is not sleepy…