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Central Illinois Lifestyle Newborn Photography Baby O | Carried

One of my favorite families is on the blog today, just a week after their sweet nephew!!  The older brother of this new and sweet baby was my very first Baby’s First Year client, and I have such a soft spot for this family! I could joke that their extended family all together is half of what keeps me in business each year and it might not be too far off! 😉 Kate and Andy have the cutest little duo of boys now…but don’t let their sweetness confuse you! I just know that in a matter of months, they are going to be crawling around together getting into all sorts of trouble! 😉 I also know they are going to be the best of friends, and have the most loving parents to support and nurture them through the journey! I have to start with the brothers pictures…because after seeing what this 2 year age gap looks like in my own babies, I know that there is so much goodness coming their way in this relationship!
See, the sweetest!! As you all know, I love a newborn lifestyle session…in the clients space, with their furniture and blankets and LIFE.  There are challenges sometimes in such an uncontrolled lighting environment, but there were so many ideal factors in this room! A little smile in mama’s arms! I have pictures of his big brother in this darling hat of theirs 🙂 We just had to, since his due was Christmas 🙂
W family, I adore you all and know the next 4 months will FLY by before I photograph sweet baby O again!! Enjoy it all (even the sleepless nights! :))!

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  1. I shouldn’t have looked at these! Oh the ovaries!!! So darn cute!

  2. Misty says:

    This is the sweetest thing ever. My heart is melted.

  3. Jesi says:

    Such cute little boys!!!!!

  4. Love lifestyle newborn sessions!

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I'm Jill, a wedding and portrait photographer based out of Chicago and Central Illinois, and available world wide! I'm also a photography educator, wife to my favorite person on the planet, mama to 3 amazing kids and an energetic Aussie, and obsessed with statement jewelry and all desserts (especially fruit pies!). 

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