Monday, April 11, 2011

Meet My Nephew :)

On Thursday I finally got a chance to take some photos of my gorgeous 4 week old nephew! We had planned to do them much sooner to get that nice floppy newborn look but we all kept getting sick and had to keep postponing!
I'm very happy with how they turned out though and I have a sneak peek today at my favourite shot from the day :) 
Isn't he precious?!

He wasn't too keen at first, screamed his little head off when we popped him in there poor thing, so my sister in law gave him his bottle in there and he drifted off to sleep :) Then I warmed the apples up in front of the heater we had pointed at him to keep him nice and warm so that he didn't get a cold shock when we put them in!
A couple of apples *may* have been eaten by my 20month old niece in the process of putting this together, lol. She kept getting them out and taking a bite then putting them back in!
I'd love to know how I did, I've never photographed a baby before! (except my own and that was with my p&s)
I'll share some more from the shoot when I've finished editing them :)

Sweet Shot Day     Touch Up Tuesday's at the Paper Mama
Here is the SOOC for Touch Up Tuesday:

I didn't do much to it, I just ran Coffeeshop's Baby Powder Room to smooth out his skin a bit, used the Clone Tool to clean up some marks on the wall and floor and brushed over his lips and eyes with a Sharpening action just to make them pop a bit more, then ran Florida to brighten it up a touch :)

25 comments:

Danelle said...

Very cute, and warming up the apples....brilliant!

Susan said...

How precious!! Sure do love those apples♥

alicia said...

Too stinking cute. I'd love to get my hands on a baby for a day. I've been seeing so many adorable shots. But my babies are now 9 and 11. lol.

Jennifer Bowen said...

He is truly precious! You definitely did a great job capturing this little one. Nice composition!

Sarah said...

Looks great! Wonderful job!

ArtsyCanvasGirl said...

Wow! Truly impressed! Very innovative in your approach...the results perfect! The mood of your photo just melts my heart! xoxo Love it!

Caroline (Frogmum) said...

So very cute ~ and very cleverly achieved! :)

Tamar SB said...

So precious!! My nephew is now 5 months old and you forget how small they can be!

Tamar - linking up from community global

Kim said...

I love it! The apples are a cute idea.

Nicole said...

Oh my goodness. Your capture is more than lovely. It's so sweet and beautiful. What a wonderful idea.

Ashley Sisk said...

Well hello precious baby!

Susan said...

Aww, very cute! I love it that you even thought to warm the apples!

Dina @ 4 Lettre Words said...

He certainly is!

a husband and a dad said...

So sweet and cute. Nice picture.

Flower Photography said...

SOOOOOOO cute!!!

Gardening in a Sandbox said...

So adorable like he hasn't a care in the world. V

Kristy said...

What cutie! I can't wait to take portraits of my new niece!

Sofia @ From PDX with Love said...

So precious!! He makes lounging on apples look so comfortable!!

Henrietta said...

He is so cute and it was very good idea ti put green apples there to give some color to the picture. You are GOOD:)

Rachel~Wildflower Photography and a little bit vintage said...

Holy cow that's adorable! :) Love the crop and edit.

Keetha Broyles said...

So precious.

How in the WORLD do you photographers think UP these modern day baby poses?????

Scott said...

Wow, Wow, Wow!! Very nice shot, great edit! So cute.

Life with Kaishon said...

What a sweet little baby! Thank you for linking up with us at Communal Global! How sweet of you to share with all of us!

Natalie said...

I could never tell you've never taken photos of a baby before! He very precious and I love your whole set up!

Queen Scarlett said...

There's nothing better than a new baby.

Thought you might like to join in on a Friday carnival here. Hope to see you! Cheers!

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