New Orleans Newborn Photographer {Estelle Day 9}

I couldn’t wait to meet this sweet little lady! Her due date was January 27th and I kept checking for the message that she arrived.  But she didn’t want to make her debut until February 6th!   For being past due she was a tiny little thing!  She looked so dainty in all of the set ups I planned for her.

It has finally warmed up in Louisiana and the tulips are blooming.  Those are my absolute favorite flowers so I couldn’t resist picking some up for this beauty’s newborn session.  Her momma chose peach for her accent color and we incorporated some soft pinks too.  It came out soooo pretty!

Estelle Day 9

New Orleans Newborn Photographer {Estella Day 9} Newborn girl in bucket with tulips by Annie Whitaker Photography Newborn baby in small bed with tulips by Annie Whitaker Photography

Now if you follow me, you know I can’t resist a baby in a bear bonnet…. It is definitely one of my favorites.  I think I need some new colors…..

newborn baby in potato sac pose with bear bonnet by Annie Whitaker Photography baby girl in peach bear bonnet by Annie Whitaker Photography

After I unwrapped her she decided she wanted a little snack.  Then we had just about the cutest little stare-down until she fell asleep again.  But I can’t complain.  I love getting photos of baby awake too.  She had amazing eye contact and was so alert!

awake newborn baby by Annie Whitaker Photography Baby sleeping on Cwtchicoo fluff by Annie Whitaker Photography newborn girl in tiny bed by Annie Whitaker Photography

Its funny how different they look awake!  You can see her little personality shining through.  She had such a good temperment and even when she was awake she never fussed.  Was just as curious as can be!   Her beautiful fair skin and light hair looked so pretty in peach and cream.

newborn girl in peach set up by Annie Whitaker Photography baby girl sleeping in bear bonnet by Annie Whitaker Photography

Last but not least, the sweetest of family photos.  Momma looked sooo beautiful and so in love and Miss Estelle looked so tiny in her Daddy’s hands!   These are always my favorite from every session.  I wish I had photos like this with my girls when they were little.

Stunning family photo by Annie Whitaker Photography

So grateful for the opportunity to photograph this family during such a special time!  Always appreciate clients who come from New Orleans for their newborn session.

If you are interested in scheduling a newborn session, contact me today.  Now booking summer due dates.

New Orleans Newborn Photographer {Estella Day 9}

Cream bucket and little bed by: Rozzie Rayne Photo Props

Peach headband: My Darling Emma

Cream and pink headband: Ivy & Nell Baby

Bear Bonnet: Heartstrings by Susi

Last cream headband: Goodnight Moon Props


Check out Estelle and other precious New Orleans newborn sessions here. 

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  1. What a talented new born photographer you are! New Orleans is lucky to have such an artist. These images are so beautiful, what a blessing for the family!

  2. Stunning newborn images! I really love how you added the beautiful flowers 🙂

  3. These are too cute to even look at! What an adorable baby, the tulips work so well as a prop too. Love them.

  4. Angela Jackson says:

    Love all of the soft colors, and what a sweet baby girl! lovely work!

  5. Absolutely blown away with this stunning set of images. The photo seems almost like real life! Such an incredible photographer and New Orleans Louisiana is fortunate!

  6. How perfectly sweet and just in time for spring! These are beautiful portraits!

  7. We are just in love with your work; you have a very special talent! Also, you made one of our first outings as a family sooo easy. Thank you thank you thank you! We will treasure these images always.

  8. Oh! I wish I lived in New ORleans so you could be our newborn photographer! These are stunning. I deinitely need to add them to my pinterest board!