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Mount Pleasant Newborn Photographer | Lifestyle Session

One of the absolute best parts of being a Mount Pleasant newborn photographer is being welcomed into a client’s home for a lifestyle newborn session. It doesn’t get much sweeter than experiencing a newborn session surrounded by all the beautiful reminders of how loved these precious babies are.

Mount Pleasant Newborn Photographer

This sweet family is part of my First Year Membership, and I’ve had the best time getting to know them over the last few months. Recently, they were my first full session in the new studio, and it was SO much fun! I cannot wait to share those images here!! Their sweet boy is now a bubbly six-month-old, and it’s been the most precious thing seeing his little personality blossom.

We started our photo journey together for the most beautiful Petite Pregnancy Announcement session downtown, and here they are just a few months later! It’s crazy how much can change in a few months, right?!

Lifestyle Newborn Session

Baby boy was alert for the first half of the session, so we rolled with it. I’ll take an awake baby anytime if he’s happy!! I know there can feel like a bit of pressure to be sure baby is sleeping for your session but try not to stress about it! I will always prioritize your baby’s need to feel calm and happy while getting beautiful portraits.

Mom and Dad were just so over the moon in love with this little one (and each other). It was so sweet to document.

His nursery was perfection, and I loved the care and detail Mom and Dad put into creating this space for him and his adorable collection of “lovies”. As a Mom, I know how much these “lovies” mean to our babies. Seeing the sweet companions Mom and Dad choose before they’re well loved and worn is so fun. It makes my heart swell knowing the adventures these tiny stuffed things will accompany baby on. I also thought the golf balls were such a fun piece of decor. They are from courses that baby’s Grandpa played on with the date of his round and his score!

Mom borrowed from the Client Wardrobe for this session. I even added the dress she wore from the pregnancy photos to the Client Wardrobe, too, because it was so pretty.

I can’t wait to see these three back in the studio so soon for his one-year milestone session!

Mom and dad to be holding their sonogram images | Photo by Caitlyn Motycka Photography
Detail of mom and dad to be holding moms belly | Photo by Caitlyn Motycka Photography
Mom and dad to be kissing holding sonogram photo | Photo by Mount Pleasant Newborn Photographer Caitlyn Motycka
Details of baby nursery with neutral details | Photo by Caitlyn Motycka Photography
Details from baby boy nursery with books and lovies | Photo by Caitlyn Motycka Photography
Neutral baby nursery with gold details | Photo by Mount Pleasant Newborn Photographer Caitlyn Motycka
Newborn baby nursery details | Photo by Caitlyn Motycka Photography
Newborn baby wrapped in a white swaddle | Photo by Caitlyn Motycka Photography
Newborn baby feet | Photo by Caitlyn Motycka Photography
Mom sitting in a glider holding her new baby | Photo by Caitlyn Motycka Photography
Mom and dad snuggling their new baby | Photo by Mount Pleasant Newborn Photographer Caitlyn Motycka
Mom and dad smiling holding their new baby in the nursery | Photo by Mount Pleasant Newborn Photographer Caitlyn Motycka
Dad holding newborn while mom kisses him on the head | Photo by Mount Pleasant Newborn Photographer Caitlyn Motycka
Dad holding his newborn baby in the nursery | Photo by Mount Pleasant Newborn Photographer Caitlyn Motycka
Over the shoulder of dad holding his new baby wrapped in a swaddle | Photo by Caitlyn Motycka Photography
Dad holding his sleeping newborn baby | Photo by Mount Pleasant Newborn Photographer Caitlyn Motycka
Mom kissing her newborn baby in their nursery | Photo by Mount Pleasant Newborn Photographer Caitlyn Motycka
Mom in floral dress holding her sleeping newborn baby | Photo by Caitlyn Motycka Photography
Mom and dad smiling holding their newborn baby | Photo by Mount Pleasant Newborn Photographer Caitlyn Motycka
Mom and dad holding their sleeping newborn | Photo by Caitlyn Motycka Photography
Newborn wrapped in a white swaddle | Photo by Mount Pleasant Newborn Photographer Caitlyn Motycka
Newborn baby sleeping on a couch | Photo by Caitlyn Motycka Photography
Newborn baby on a couch with his dog | Photo by Mount Pleasant Newborn Photographer Caitlyn Motycka
Mom and dad sitting on a couch snuggling their new baby | Photo by Caitlyn Motycka Photography
Family snuggling with their newborn baby | Photo by Mount Pleasant Newborn Photographer Caitlyn Motycka

Caitlyn Motycka is an award-winning Charleston Family, Maternity, and Newborn Photographer based out of Charleston, SC. Service areas include Mount Pleasant, Isle of Palms, James Island, Folly Beach, and surrounding areas.

If you’re interested in starting a photography journey together with your growing family, contact me here! Let’s take some pretty pictures together!

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