6.02.2009

an early morning visit

So as i wrote my first post the other day
my sister was in the hospital about to give birth.
Now, i would've been there too except it was super early morning and there are no visitors allowed at 2:30 a.m. Unless the nurses are super cool. And since that was the case, i packed my camera equipment, which consisted of my canon xsi, a macro 50mm and then just a standard 50mm and headed off to the hospital. It took me maybe 13 minutes to make a drive that usually takes 25 minutes.

Yay me.

On the way i spotted some lightening in the distance and sure enough as walked into my sister's hospital room it started pouring. A wonderful way to start my first niece's life. Because i love thunderstorms. And that is the start of my first photo session with baby Ava. Might i add that she was a perfect subject. She was snuggled in my sister's arms with her eyes shut tight and still just a tad swollen. When she cried it was no more than a soft adorable whimper. Well until later when she was getting washed and then it was a more of a sweet loud cry, if there is such a thing.


And so the photo shoot began.

Happy Birthday Sweet Ava.

11 comments:

  1. What a beautiful baby! You are in love, aren't you? Congrats to your sister & family.

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  2. i am in love. :) and thank you.

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  3. Oh my gosh, what a BEAUTIFUL newborn!!!!

    COngrats!

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  4. what a lovely and honest blog you have! and what a beautiful little niece!! ava is precious.

    you do fabulous work with a camera, i envy you! :)

    Leanne
    folkcraft.blogspot.com

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  5. aw thanks leanne :) i saw your blog and will be following it. so far i love what i see! its late so im looking forward to going through more this weekend. :)

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  6. Oh my! What a doll! She's just adorable!

    Congratulations Auntie!!!

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  7. Your sister is so lucky that you made it there to capture such a beautiful and memorable moment! Congratulations new Auntie--I know the feeling and it is wonderful!

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  8. Aw man, that's beautiful. Lol, chills went up my arms looking at those surreal pictures. Soo tinyy!

    Congrats!

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  9. Birth is the most beautiful thing.
    Gorgeous baby & name! <3

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  10. AnonymousJune 11, 2010

    I just love her so much. Sweet Ava. Looking back on the memories of the first time seeing her tiny little face.

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