I have a confession to make.
I don't like taking pictures of swaddled babies placed in cozy baskets. I know. It's awful, right? It's not that I hate those pictures...I know lots of photographers who do them beautifully well.
They just aren't me.
I fell in love with photography because I wanted to capture real moments. I think that's what I love so much about birth photography. At a birth no one ever insists that I get pictures of them cheesily smiling at my camera. In fact, I don't think I've ever heard anyone say "cheese" during a birth. Usually, they kind of forget I'm there and that's exactly the way I like it.
Then comes the "it" newborn photography. Lots of blankets, baskets, wraps, hats, bows, etc. It's just not me. I give up. I'm happier giving up.
THIS is what I want to shoot. No basket required.
© Crystal Freemon Photography