Category Archives: newborn


Well, I didn’t have the opportunity to shoot Sal Jr. when he was first born (I had a nagging cold) but I did get to shoot him a few weeks later. I was hoping he would still be sleeping a majority of the day but that wasn’t the case. He happened to be awake the...

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green grass

Green grass. Blue sky. White clouds. Sometimes we just sit on the porch and listen to the wind blow, watch the trees sway in the wind…Sophie takes every last bit of it in. She sits very quietly and still. Just taking note of the beauty of nature. I hope she grows  to enjoy nature as...

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I’ve taken so many photos of Little Miss Sophie since she was born and I just can’t seem to find enough time to post all of them (I am going to do a better job of this). Over the past week or two though she has started to coo and smile…I can’t even describe the...

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the crib

Our Little Miss Sophie is now 2 months old (a whopping 12 lbs 12 oz too!). I know. I can hardly believe it. Where did the time go…yet I feel as though she’s been in our lives forever. It’s an unbelievable feeling really.
She’s been having trouble staying asleep while taking her naps so one day...

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I’ve finally gotten some photos of Little Miss Sophie with a few of the family members…
Sophie & Aunt Laura

Sophie & cousin Taylor

Just Sophie

Okay, I had to sneak one of Cooper and his ball in here…

Sophie, Dad and Cooper

Sophie & Mom-mom

Sophie & Great Pop-pop

All we need is a little love…

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little peanut

Last week I tortured Little Miss Sophie by keeping her naked while I took her 3 week photos. I warn you…there are many, many adorable photos and I couldn’t pick just one or two to post. I’m sure you will agree once you see them!

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1 month

I can hardly believe it but we had our 1 month check up today. Here are Little Miss Sophie’s current stats:
Weight - 10 lbs (came home from the hospital at 7 lbs 5 oz)
Height - 22 in (came home from the hospital at 21 in)

10 lbs you ask? Yes! Please notice in the photo above...

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daddy lovin’

It takes a lot for Jim to agree to have his photo taken but in this case no bribery was offered…it just wasn’t necessary.

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11 days

Hhmmm…pianist in the making?

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love at first sight

I want to apologize for being MIA for the past week. Our little Miss Sophie Ellis decided to arrive 9 days early which was fine by me - I wasn’t enjoying the waiting anymore! She was born April 20th - 3:51 p.m. -  weighing 7 lbs, 12 oz - 21 inches long.
As I write this...

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