Baby Finley | Akron Lifestyle Newborn Photos

A playful at-home newborn session with an adorable big brother and chickens?! These are the things dreams are made of. :)

Mr. Otto was such a little gentleman, showing me his new brother Finley, sharing his bang snaps with me on the driveway and introducing me to his favorite chickens.

And Finley was the chillest baby, letting everyone love on him and sleeping through aforementioned bang snaps, big brother tickling, and the sticky, summer heat.

Baby Connor | Hudson Ohio Lifestyle Baby Photos

There are these moments as a photographer when you look around and pinch yourself because everything has come full circle. People have taken chances on you and turned into loyal clients. You can really envision what you're creating before the film comes back from the lab. It all kind of clicks into place.

I'm so thankful to those of you who ask me to photograph these fleeting moments in your family's life. Know that I don't take it lightly, and as someone who will have a baby of her own soon, I can see just how important freezing these moments will be.

This family definitely creates full-circle moments for me. Matt and Jen have turned into friends. I look forward to seeing all four (!) of them each time I get the chance to photograph big sister Lucy and her new little brother Connor. The fact that Connor looks so much like newborn Lucy is pretty wild.