I was invited over to photograph this adorable girl when she was less than forty-eight hours old. She was a “surprise” baby – Bruno and Judith had opted not to learn the sex of the baby before the birth – and so they hadn’t yet picked out her name the day I met her. They later told me that they had named her Annabelle – a sweet name for a sweet girl that I think fits her perfectly.
I hope you enjoy these indoor, wintertime images. It was an honor to be invited to capture the tiny moments within those intimate first hours of this new family of three (and with the midwives, who happened to stop by for the 48-hour home visit while I was there!). I hope these images will always help transport them back to the particular sweetness of their beautiful daughter’s first days on earth.