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Huntsville & Madison Family Children Newborn Lifestyle Photographer Jenni M Photography – Simms

Soooooo many things to say.  Sooooo many photos.  Sooooo much love.

Where do I even start?

I have had these images in my head for SOOOOO long!  FINALLY the stars aligned and I can’t help but be over the moon for how they turned out.  I love newborn and baby photography, but I also freaking love natural environments in the light of sunset.  It’s just magical.  For a year now, I have been dreaming up how I could photograph newborns and babies outside, but I knew I needed to do it in my way.  I knew I needed to fill it with connection, and movement and emotion.  I knew I needed to create something I had never seen before outside of my imagination.

When I was talking to Tori about styling this session, I think it went something like “So I will have a basket for your baby, and have you in a yellow dress with a really full skirt and then I will plop you in the middle of a field with tall grass and wild flowers!”.  Thank goodness she said “Sounds good. I trust you.” Haha!

But seriously.  I don’t know how I could love these any more…  So I beg you.  If you have a baby (Newborn all the way up to “not quite sitting up yet” age) and you want images like these, CALL ME!!!  Lets make some magic in the golden light of sunset. <3

I specialize in “Family” Photography (Children, Newborn and of course Families) with a lifestyle and fine art twist.  I love this style blend as it helps me focus on showcasing beautiful connections while incorporating the imagination of the every day magical moments.

Pricing questions?  Check out my packages! –> Packages

To book a session call (907-942-2358)
or email jenniMphotography@gmail.com
I would love to hear from you!

Huntsville & Madison Family Children Newborn Lifestyle Photographer Jenni M Photography – Petticoat Patch

Have you heard of Petticoat Patch???  Because if you don’t, you should go check it out.  They make the most beautiful QUALITY clothes and even better, I GET TO PHOTOGRAPH THEM!!! <3

These haven’t been released yet, so make sure you follow her page so you don’t miss the sale! (They typically sell out of their new releases in less than a day!)

You can follow them on Facebook, Instagram and their Website!

I specialize in “Family” Photography (Children, Newborn and of course Families) with a lifestyle and fine art twist.  I love this style blend as it helps me focus on showcasing beautiful connections while incorporating the imagination of the every day magical moments.

Pricing questions?  Check out my packages! –> Packages

To book a session call (907-942-2358)
or email jenniMphotography@gmail.com
I would love to hear from you!

Huntsville & Madison Family Children Newborn Lifestyle Photographer Jenni M Photography – Sunnah

I had the immense privileged of  photographing this little ones mama before she was born.  It was a gorgeous evening, and her mama was just glowing!  Baby bump maternity sessions are such a special time, full of anticipation and expectation.  Both of her parents talked excitedly of her arrival, and as I watched her daddy help her mama through the field with care, I knew this little girl would be the centerpiece of their most treasured moments once she arrived.

Children have a way of enhancing and multiplying our love in ways we never knew was possible.  We as parents, can do things we never thought we could.  I know we are all capable of cleaning up poop, but before you were a parent, did you know you could do it, not only with love, but with excitement??? When my first was born, he struggled with high bilirubin levels and had to stay in the hospital for a bit.  After learning that poop was the #1 best way for them to flush it out of their system, my husband and I had a little party with every single diaper. lol

I know…  poop…  But what about sleepless nights?  What about financial sacrifices?  What about the fact that your social calendar is turned on its head, and that “mom body” will never be quite the same as it once was?

Having children sounds like a big huge drag…  Except that all of those things are just what we see from the outside.  These children we bring in to the world, dig out the best parts of us.  they inspire us to do all those incredibly hard, yucky, uncomfortable things, and so often, we find that we can do them with JOY!

These little ones grow us parents in to selfless, caring, nurturing people.

… and I honestly can’t think of anything more beautiful than that.

I specialize in “Family” Photography (Children, Newborn and of course Families) with a lifestyle and fine art twist.  I love this style blend as it helps me focus on showcasing beautiful connections while incorporating the imagination of the every day magical moments.

Pricing questions?  Check out my packages! –> Packages

To book a session call (907-942-2358)
or email jenniMphotography@gmail.com
I would love to hear from you!

Huntsville & Madison Family Children Newborn Lifestyle Photographer Jenni M Photography – Wright

Oh, this precious little boy…  Every detail chosen, was full of sentimental history.  From His name, all the way down to the blankets used, have deep roots in the family he was born to.

I can’t explain how beautiful it is to watch 2 people, who have fallen in love, so hard and quickly, with a new and completely dependent little soul.  The selflessness and strength that rises up, in shadow of unconditional adoration can take your breath away if you are watching for it.

I remember with my first, awake when I should have been sleeping, staring at the little miracle that God had given us.  So perfect in every detail.  Watching him as his blond eyelashes fluttered with his dreams.  In those moments I can remember feeling like I could hardly breathe from the weight of my love for him, and the reality of the 18+ years of responsibility.

It’s overwhelming

It’s exhausting

It’s a love story I never tire of seeing…

I specialize in “Family” Photography (Children, Newborn and of course Families) with a lifestyle and fine art twist.  I love this style blend as it helps me focus on showcasing beautiful connections while incorporating the imagination of the every day magical moments.

For more information about my packages click HERE.

To book a session call (907-942-2358) or email jenniMphotography@gmail.com
I would love to hear from you!

Huntsville & Madison Family Children Newborn Lifestyle Photographer Jenni M Photography – Kai

Why is it that mamas anticipate and mourn a baby’s first birthday?  Why do we constantly weigh the excitement of what is to come (independence, growth, talking, walking, learning) against what will be lost. (snuggles, dependence, contentment, peek-a-boo, baby curls, teething)

Well, maybe you don’t, but I do…  My own little one is 10 months old right now and I am trying to soak up every single second.  It seems like when they turn 1, they are all of the sudden, on the go, and my baby, the one that has looked at me like I am the center of their universe, slips away just a little more every day.  That baby is replaced with a toddler, full of wonder, excitement, independence and an insatiable desire to learn.

BUT

I LOVE BABIES!  I have ALWAYS loved babies…  Why do they have to grow up so FAST?!?!  I am so incredibly excited for this next season of life that is about to be upon us.  It will be the first time in over 10 years that I will have a bit more freedom to travel (without the kids), but this “baby season” has gone by in a blink, and I am sad.  You would think that after 5 kids I would have gotten my fill. lol

 

My first year sessions are all about celebrating those milestones.  Exploring, standing, spunk and following what they are interested in.  This little guy was absolutely precious.  If I could end all of my sessions in the water, I would.  He had a blast and didn’t want to leave. <3

Happy birthday buddy.  Just know that you are probably breaking your mamas heart just a little bit every day just because you are one day older. <3

I specialize in “Family” Photography (Children, Newborn and of course Families) with a lifestyle and fine art twist.  I love this style blend as it helps me focus on showcasing beautiful connections while incorporating the imagination of the every day magical moments.

Pricing questions?  Check out my packages! –> Packages

To book a session call (907-942-2358)
or email jenniMphotography@gmail.com
I would love to hear from you!

Huntsville & Madison Family Children Newborn Maternity Photographer Jenni M Photography – 3 Generations

It isn’t often that I get to include Grandma and Grandpa in a family shoot, but this sweet Mama really wanted to get some generational photos of the 4 most important men in her life.

I can’t help but feel incredibly sentimental when I look at these.  I have quite a few cell phone shots of my kids interacting with their grandparents, but these photos made me pause.  I think I may need to make time to document the generations for my own family.  We currently live close to grandparents, and great grandparents so other than needing to “make time” for it, I really have no other excuse.

Lets be honest, getting ready for photos isn’t something that ANYONE looks forward to. (myself included)  I mean, I personally have to find 7 different outfits that coordinate together, do 2 girls hair, make sure everyone is wearing matching socks (yes, that is a thing in my house) and get myself put together. (which is a whole other thing since I typically don’t “do” my hair) lol.

But these…  documenting your visual history… it’s so worth it. <3

I specialize in “Family” Photography (Children, Newborn and of course Families) with a lifestyle and fine art twist.  I love this style blend as it helps me focus on showcasing beautiful connections while incorporating the imagination of the every day magical moments.

For more information about my packages click HERE.

To book a session call (907-942-2358) or email jenniMphotography@gmail.com
I would love to hear from you!

Huntsville & Madison Family Children Newborn Maternity Photographer Jenni M Photography – Sange & Madhu

Any time someone contacts me asking about documenting their newborn, I typically ask if they had considered a maternity session as well.  Some say no, and I don’t push at all, but some say yes.  I ask for 2 reasons.  First, is that I offer a discount when a maternity session is purchased along side of a newborn session.  They go hand in hand in my mind, and I want to offer an incentive to those who are want to document their moments with me.  The second reason is much more sentimental.

This time, right before the birth of a new little life, is so precious.  It doesn’t matter if you are welcoming your 1st babe or your 5th.  Once that little soul is born, your world is changed forever.  Even though it is the best kind of change, (the kind that forces you to grow, to love and to stretch in sometimes uncomfortable ways) having a child changes you on the inside just as much as it changes everything on the outside.

So I ask…  “Would you like to add on a discounted maternity session?”, not because I am just trying to “up-sell”, but because this BEAUTIFUL reality that you know right now will be no more so very very soon.  With all of the anticipation, soreness of pregnancy and waiting, it is over in a blink.  This quiet time prepares us for all that is to come.

It is worth documenting.

It is worth remembering.

It is beautiful.

I specialize in “Family” Photography (Children, Newborn and of course Families) with a lifestyle and fine art twist.  I love this style blend as it helps me focus on showcasing beautiful connections while incorporating the imagination of the every day magical moments.

For more information about my packages click HERE.

To book a session call (907-942-2358) or email jenniMphotography@gmail.com
I would love to hear from you!

Huntsville & Madison Family Children Newborn Lifestyle Photographer Jenni M Photography – Wright

These moments, although uncomfortable, are so precious.  When you are still 2 and not quite 3 yet.  They tell you to “enjoy it” and “sleep because you won’t get much when He arrives” but how in the world do you not be anxious to meet this precious new soul you carry inside?  AND how in the world do you “sleep” with so much aching and discomfort?

These encouragements typically come from women who have been in the trenches of motherhood, and know from personal experience.  They know how tiring it is to raise a human, but even more than that, they also know how quickly every single moment goes by.

We all know that days of monotony seem to stretch on forever, but weekends and vacations tend to pass in a blink!  For all of the tiredness, and discomfort, and pain, and crazy, there is so much joy, and love, and peace, and protectiveness.  The moment my first son was born, I felt like life hit the fast forward button, and with every child we have added to our family, it has sped up just a little bit more.  Some will say it’s because I am just busier, but I think it is more than that.

Those moments we want to savor, they feel so fast.  This life, while my children are little, I want to deeply savor all of the little moments.  Every single giggle, smile, twirl, splash, hug and sweet whispers of “I love you mom”.

They say to savor and sleep, because they know what is coming.  They know the intense love.  They know the exhaustion.  They know the passion that carries you through it all as well.  Parenting is SO MESSY and SO HARD, but it is so freaking WORTH IT. <3

I specialize in “Family” Photography (Children, Newborn and of course Families) with a lifestyle and fine art twist.  I love this style blend as it helps me focus on showcasing beautiful connections while incorporating the imagination of the every day magical moments.

For more information about my packages click HERE.

To book a session call (907-942-2358) or email jenniMphotography@gmail.com
I would love to hear from you!

Huntsville & Madison Family Children Senior Lifestyle Photographer Jenni M Photography – Nymeyer

They drove here from Michigan!  When his sweet mom messaged me asking if I had any openings, I was a little flattered and quite surprised!  Bottom line.  If you are willing to drive across multiple states to have me take your sons senior photos, I will MAKE time! lol

So then they arrived, and I meet this handsome young man.  Since when did high school seniors start looking so put together and SHARP!  He was laid back and chill with an easy smile and a fantastic sense of humor.  We had a gorgeous evening and I got to shoot at a location that I am starting to think is just a little magical.

I get so sentimental when I do senior photos.  My oldest is 9 and I know I am going to blink and it is all of the sudden going to be time for his own senior year.  It’s going by way too fast.  I wish there was a pause button or even better, rewind, because these “young years” are disappearing so quickly.  I may be perpetually tired, (I haven’t slept all the way through the night in over 9 years), and I have a LOT on my to do list that never ends, but our life is so wonderfully simple right now.  Nothing that can’t be fixed with sleep or food exists in our world, and there is so much beauty in that.

The thought of my kids leaving scares the crap out of me!  lol.  I am just reminded that my job is to prepare and equip, so that when they leave, they don’t just fly, they soar.  Fortunately, I have a few more years to get used to the idea.  In the mean time, I have no doubt that Seth will excel at just about anything he decides to pursue.

I specialize in “Family” Photography (Children, Newborn and of course Families) with a lifestyle and fine art twist.  I love this style blend as it helps me focus on showcasing beautiful connections while incorporating the imagination of the every day magical moments.

For more information about my packages click HERE.

To book a session call (907-942-2358) or email jenniMphotography@gmail.com
I would love to hear from you!

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Huntsville & Madison Family Children Newborn Lifestyle Photographer Jenni M Photography – Simms

This little guy was just perfection.  His mama wanted a natural feel to his session and it is honestly my favorite way to do a in home newborn photo session.  This little boys family loves adventure and travel and once you see his nursery, I have a feeling you will fall instantly in love, just like I did.  He is their “little explorer” taking them on a brand new adventure.

Family photography will always be my first love, but the more Newborns I get to photograph, the more I am really beginning to fall in love with this genre as well.  <3

His daddy built that wall in his nursery by hand.  He said it was like putting a puzzle together, but you have to create every single piece!  Five different tones of wood and a lot of time later, and the coolest nursery wall I have ever seen was created.  It is even more gorgeous in person.  I can’t think of a better place to have the family portion of their photo shoot.

This little boy is so insanely loved…  I can’t wait to see how he grows and the adventures he gets to experience with his parents.

As much as I love the intimacy of in home newborn sessions, I have been dreaming of outdoor newborn photography for quite a long time.  I have finally figured out all of the details and I can’t wait to show you what I am planning.  I am anxiously waiting on the wildflowers to bloom.

 

I specialize in “Family” Photography (Children, Newborn and of course Families) with a lifestyle and fine art twist.  I love this style blend as it helps me focus on showcasing beautiful connections while incorporating the imagination of the every day magical moments.

For more information about my packages click HERE.

To book a session call (907-942-2358) or email jenniMphotography@gmail.com
I would love to hear from you!