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Tampa Florida Newborn Photographer | Rooney Newborn Session

Tampa Florida Newborn Photographer

Tampa Newborn Lifestyle Session

When clients contact me about upcoming newborn sessions It thrills me to no end to ask for pictures of their nursery, their home, and ask what they are envisioning for this session. Y’all there is just something about babies that makes me so happy!!

So when Jennifer contacted me, she mentioned she had her nursery finished (I can’t wait for you to see it below!) and that she wanted to include her dogs in the newborn session as well.
I love incorporating dogs in sessions especially newborn sessions because they are our babies too! They have a special place in our families and it is so fun to see their personalities shine through when a baby is around.

So, I sent Jennifer a guide of our Newborn Client Wardrobe that includes newborn wraps, newborn hats, and newborn headbands to think about some different options to go with the spaces we would be utilizing in her home and nursery. She chose a pink floral wrap to go with their outfits and their home decor and y’all… Little miss was just adorable in that newborn wrap!

Below you’ll see some Pinterest picture perfect sneaks of their beautiful nursery and sweet Baby Rooney.

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Isn’t it just the cutest? I think so too! Mom did a great job with the decor and the styling of the session. Included in every newborn session is the option to choose a couple different wraps, so that we have different looks for baby.

The Tampa Newborn Experience

So, it’s no surprise that I love documenting newborns in their home. I love the relaxing feel of slowing down and photographing beautiful families soaking in their new baby. With the Rooney family it was no different. Mom and Dad moved comfortably about while I photographed just baby and then took turns holding her so that I could get portraits of them with her as well.

We moved between the baby’s nursery, the master bedroom, and the living room areas where the lighting was best. I love that one day when baby is old enough, she will be able to flip through her newborn photos and see her first home documented, the love of her parents, and her sweet dogs shining through these!

Baby Rooney was very calm the entire session and even dozed off for a bit! We got some great sleeping shots of her and you’ll even see below that I was able to capture her smiling too!

I bet you can’t help but smile when you see those dogs in the pictures with baby 🙂

If you are interested in learning more about a newborn session for your expanding family, please hop on over to the newborn experience page to learn about the process, when I book newborns, and pricing!

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Honeymoon Island State Park Beach Wedding | Dunedin, Florida Intimate Wedding

The day after Thanksgiving while most people were shopping and saving, I was doing a different kind of saving.

I was saving memories.
Saving memories for a beautiful couple that are incredibly blessed by family and friends.

Their family and friends gathered around them and put on a gorgeous wedding for them on Honeymoon Island State Park beach. They shopped, they steamed dresses, they did makeup and hair, they planned, and most of all, they celebrated and smothered them in love.

Follow though to read more about their union and some of my favorite highlights of their day!

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For the Bride, her day started off with makeup done and then her hair was curled and perfected by the talented Ronnilyn Bradley.
Every little detail was perfect down to the gold starfish clips that were clipped into her hair.

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I think one of the most special parts of the day were the many touches throughout the day that highlighted someone special in their lives that no longer were with them.

The Bride’s grandmother was honored through including her bible and the Groom’s mother was honored by including her portrait charm in the bouquet.

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After all the detail shots were taken, then the fun began!
The girl’s suite was full of excitement and fun as they all got ready.

Flower crowns, special necklaces, and the classic details of the Bride being zipped into her gown.

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Once the Bride and her party were ready we headed down to the beach to start portraits of the Bride and portraits of the Groom with his Aunt.

Her color choices were drool worthy and I am still swooning over them.

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Sadly, the Groom’s mother has passed on, but the love for her and her life was clear. The Groom’s Aunt honored her in so many beautiful ways and you can see one shown here during her pinning on the groom’s boutonniere.

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And then everyone’s favorite part… the ceremony began!

My most favorite part was the Groom’s face when he saw his beautiful bride coming down the Isle.

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The Bride and Groom decided to do a blending ceremony to honor the blending of families; The Bride and her daughter to the Groom.

They performed it with colored sand to commemorate this beautiful union.

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After the wedding ceremony was over, we headed to the Bride’s Father and Step Mother’s home where they had created the most romantic reception area I’ve ever seen!

First dances, the bouquet toss, and cutting of their cake completed the ceremony so nicely!

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I am so happy for this gorgeous couple and their new adventure and I was incredibly blessed to capture their wedding!

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Are you interested in a beach wedding in the coming year? Reach out! I’d love to document your special day for you!

Why a Lifestyle Newborn Session?

As a fellow mama, I know that the weeks leading up to having your newborn are a complete blur. You’re preparing your nursery, your hospital bag, and all the other tasks that are on your to-do list before your newborn baby is here.

In the midst of all that planning, don’t forget to book a newborn photographer! A newborn session does not have to be a stressful experience and you will be so glad that you booked one. One day, you’ll look at these newborn photos and it will trigger all the sweet memories that come with having a newborn.

In this post, I will be discussing why a Lifestyle Newborn session is the perfect idea for your newborn session!

Newborn and family snuggling during portraits for lifestyle newborn photo session in Tampa, Florida
Tampa Lifestyle Newborn session

The comfort of home


So, you’ve just had a baby and as a new mama, you’re probably a little worried about facing the world with this new blessing. My favorite part of a lifestyle newborn session is that I come to you! I know that for my clients it’s a relief that they don’t have to worry about packing a bag, packing up baby, or driving anywhere. And the convenience of home is a balm when there’s very little rest happening. I do not require any special prep for these session, so there is very little to prep. I want to document this beautiful season just how you are.

Home means something beautiful to each one of us. We all remember our first home. There’s a comfort there and memories of home are always sweet. These images will be unique to your family because your home is being captured. One day, you’re newborn will be older and you’ll be able to share the special place you brought them home to.

Your whole family is invited

Studio sessions are gorgeous, but most of the time the studio is small and adding family into the session is an extra fee. In home newborn sessions offer the space that a studio cannot offer. My newborn sessions are natural, comfortable, and always include family members. My goal is for your newborn session to document your family’s excitement in welcoming your new baby. I want to capture parent, siblings, and even grandparents snuggling on baby!

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Real moments

If you’ve been to my website before, you’ll learn really quick that I believe in the importance of moments over poses. During a newborn session it isn’t any different. When you hold a newborn baby your first instinct is to cuddle, to kiss, and to touch them. Those natural moments are precious and exactly the moments that mean so much. For the majority of a lifestyle session, baby will be in the loving arms of a parent, family member, or sibling.

No unnatural posing

The safety of your newborn is my top priority during your session. My lifestyle approach allows me to capture images of your newborn as well as newborn and family photos without being hands on.

I do professionally wrap baby for you in a newborn wrap from our Client closet, but after they are wrapped, I hand them back to you. I wrap newborns because most babies are more comfortable being swaddled and it helps them sleep during the session.

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Learn more about our Tampa newborn sessions!

Are you expecting and considering a newborn session in your home?

I would love to photograph and document this special moment for you and your family.

You can find out more information about our Newborn sessions here
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All images are by LB Photography, LLC
LB Photography, LLC specializes in lifestyle newborn sessions in Tampa, Florida and surrounding areas.

Recent newborn work:

Tampa Family Session | Huchla Family | Tampa Lifestyle Photographer

A couple of weeks ago, I was blessed to meet up with the Huchla family for some family photos. We met for a sunset family session in Tampa, Florida under some gorgeous oaks.
As you can see below, they rocked their sessions and you can definitely feel their emotions and love for each other in their images.

Lifestyle sessions are my favorite because it gives me a chance to connect with my clients. I get to talk to the kids, feel everyone out, and see what they are comfortable with. But most importantly, lifestyle sessions mean fun. I like to break up my sessions with prompts and activities to bring out the emotions in everyone!

As you can see below, they rocked their sessions and you can definitely feel their emotions in their images. No forced smiles here!

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Interested in learning more about our lifestyle family sessions? You can find more information on our Family Information page!

Tampa field Maternity Portraits | Tampa Florida Maternity Session

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Field sessions tend to be all the rage right now and I must say there is just something incredibly gorgeous about a mama in a field with a gorgeous sky. Am I right?

This mama picked out this gorgeous white gown from our client closet and she looked like a goddess in it. From it’s simple detailing, fun sleeves, and long skirt, it was the perfect pick for Logan.

Scroll down to check out the rest of this Tampa field Maternity session!

Are you expecting?
We have a client closet with gowns specifically for maternity sessions. My goal is to make finding something to wear during your session easy and hassle free.
Click here to chat and find out more information.

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