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You’ve met Elsie and family before, I shot her a number of times and her beautiful parents have been long time clients…and now friends. It was so much fun to head out to their cottage and photograph them again. This family holds a very special place in my heart. Here is our morning in Muskoka with Elsie and her fam.

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This was a very special shoot. J.S. is very special client. We took our time planning for this one.

J. S. and I messaged back and forth multiple times but once I was really able to understand what J was facing we were able to gently move forward.

After our session, after another long chat in her sun-room and after I had looked through all her images I asked her to do something that I hadn’t asked anyone else to do. I asked her to write this blog post. She mulled it over and then one day she sent this to me…

“Pregnancy can come with so many miracles and celebrations, but like all of life’s great steps, it’s an incredibly ordinary experience complete with anxieties, fears and discomforts. What’s “not normal” is the new “normal.” This new pilgrimage, as much as I hoped would be well planned and finely executed like the blogs, books and experiences of others laid out in week-by-week stages, was full of surprises – physically, emotionally and spiritually. I spent the first half of my pregnancy with my head spinning at the seismic rearrangement of my body and mind.
The well-intentioned comments and questions from strangers about my pregnancy were overwhelming, especially when I wasn’t feeling so connected with myself or with the little bit of life twitching inside of me.
Kate, you were able to respect that we all approach our impending motherhood in different ways. I felt able to quietly celebrate and connect with my pregnancy whilst you captured every emotion I was truly feeling during this time. “
– J. S.

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This is the personal message she shared with me about our experience together…

“Thank you again for such a lovely morning. That day was a turning point in my pregnancy and I wasn’t sure if the ‘high’ was only going last for the afternoon or the weekend (or if I was just in such a good mood because of the spring weather!) A month later, and I’m still feeling it – I can finally celebrate my pregnancy, the energy I’m feeling is incredible and I’m (mostly) comfortable with the never-ending changes in my body.”

This is the kind of day to celebrate with family at the cottage…

Happy Thanksgiving weekend.

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She gave birth and I was there…just barely, actually. I am so pleased to introduce wee newborn baby James. If you follow my blog, you’ll recognize this family for sure. I’ve been a fan of Deb’s baby bellies for ages and have photographed her family many times. They live with a whole lotta love in their hearts and spending time with this family is a complete joy. click to enlarge…

Muskoka Newborn Photographer

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Muskoka Newborn Photographers

Newborn babies are delicious. Wee Audrina, Little Miss as she is know to her parents is absolutely delicious! Newborn sessions are one of my favourites. The intimacy, the time invested, that chats, it’s all part of it. Newborn photography sessions can be long, relaxed afternoons of quiet feedings, cozy snuggles, and lots and lots of waiting.

If you’ve had a baby  you’ll know that they generally sleep for the first couple of weeks (yet somehow you’ve never slept so little in your life!), however when it’s time a for pictures we often have to coax babies into dreamland. After a few first-meeting-snuggles, a little tour around the house to find best light, and a quick chat about these first days of parenthood babies are often WIDE awake! And Audrina was not about to miss a thing. She slept for a total of…10 minutes. Our session lasted…3 hours! Makes me giggle. In the end I couldn’t have imagined having a sweeter, more alert, content little munchin. She was amazing. Almost 2 weeks old and so happy to be awake.

Congratulations to Meagan and Mike. I see in you two such confidence and awareness already. Little Miss chose a perfect set of parents. She is one lucky baby.  xo

 

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