Sawyer’s Birth Session

I never quite have the words to say to explain how it feels to be a birth photographer.  It is such an amazing experience, such an honor to be let into a couple's lives during these intimate, emotional moments.  I'm always a little beside myself that y'all trust ME to capture such an important event, and I have to say, they have become some of my favorite sessions.  It's even better when mom and dad bring baby back for a newborn session, which they did!  Little Sawyer's newborn session will be up next on the blog!  But back to the moment...  Like I said before, I don't have the words, but as the saying goes:  "a picture is worth a thousand words", so here's a couple thousand for you 😀  

At this point, poor Kaylyn had already been in labor all night the night before, and all day.  I kept checking my phone, waiting, and she greeted me with a smile.

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They talked about it.  A lot.

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There were tears...

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And silliness 🙂

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Do you see the cross in the back?  I believe someone was watching over them.

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Once the decision was made, everyone wanted to lighten the mood, bring a smile, and silently pray for the best.

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It's a long, fast walk to that bright light room...

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Dad waited quietly

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New life begins.

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Although, he did not love the bath.

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Congratulations mom & dad!

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  • February 10, 2016 - 10:33 pm

    Hannah - These are beyond Perfect thanks for capturing these moments for Kaylyn and Josh and well the whole family!ReplyCancel

  • February 10, 2016 - 11:23 pm

    Terry - I am so HAPPY that Heather was able to do this for you! These are truly pictures and memories that you will treasure for a lifetime. Love you guys!ReplyCancel

  • February 10, 2016 - 11:29 pm

    Wes - I love these pics. Since I couldn’t be there for my nephew’s birth these are great!ReplyCancel

  • February 10, 2016 - 11:51 pm

    Paula Zimmer - As usual, Heather, you did a beautiful job capturing Sawyer’s birth. Precious pictures of my niece and her sweet family.ReplyCancel

  • February 11, 2016 - 12:27 am

    Michaela - Absolutely beautiful! Wonderful job capturing this joyous moment for this beautiful family.ReplyCancel

  • February 11, 2016 - 12:27 am

    Tad Parsell - These pictures were so beautiful! Captivating and touching.

    Congratulations and welcome to the world to Sawyer!ReplyCancel

  • February 11, 2016 - 12:41 am

    Erin - Amazing! I wish I could have gotten to see him that night! Beautiful!ReplyCancel

  • February 11, 2016 - 1:08 am

    Tara Tucker - Absolutely beautiful! It’s a perfect record of the entire experience. I cried all over again!ReplyCancel

  • February 11, 2016 - 1:10 am

    Jessi - Love these! Absolutely beautiful! Congrats again Kaylyn!ReplyCancel

  • February 11, 2016 - 2:13 am

    Becky - I absolutely love these pictures. What great memories to cherish forever.ReplyCancel

  • February 11, 2016 - 3:31 am

    Kelsie - Love! These are so sweet!ReplyCancel

  • February 11, 2016 - 3:40 am

    Kayla - Absolutely breathtaking and flawless! Bring him to Ohio so I can snuggle him! So so happy for you guys!!ReplyCancel

  • February 11, 2016 - 3:45 am

    Robin - The pictures are wonderful, truly priceless..something you will treasure forever. .ReplyCancel

  • February 11, 2016 - 3:45 am

    Lisa harris - Such precious moments to cherish. I only have my memories of these moments with my son. So wonderful that you you have these picture memories to keep and share with others. Thank you for sharing.ReplyCancel

  • February 11, 2016 - 3:49 am

    liz paff - He is such a doll.Awesome pictures to treasure your whole life ! CONGRATSReplyCancel

  • February 11, 2016 - 3:50 am

    Richey Schatz - Congrats yall! Did you ever know you could love someone so much? So happy for yall!ReplyCancel

  • February 11, 2016 - 3:57 am

    Petina - How beautifully done!ReplyCancel

  • February 11, 2016 - 4:35 am

    Elizabeth - Amazing pictures!!!! Loved them all!!!!ReplyCancel

  • February 11, 2016 - 4:53 am

    Jane - Great pictures!!! Thanks for sharing. I wish I would have had pictures like this with my kids!!! Enjoy your new little bundle of joy!!!!ReplyCancel

  • February 11, 2016 - 5:02 am

    Ann Rypkowski - These are so very special and beautiful memories to last a life time! Congrats again Kaylyn and Josh and handsome little man, Sawyer!!ReplyCancel

  • February 11, 2016 - 2:50 pm

    Angie H - Beautiful Family! Beautiful pics! Love them!!!ReplyCancel

  • February 11, 2016 - 6:14 pm

    Terra - THESE ARE BEYOND BEAUTIFUL! I LOVE THE B/W PHOTOS! What great memories for the whole family! Mom looks awesome and baby is sooo adorable!ReplyCancel

  • February 12, 2016 - 12:56 am

    Angee Pena - These are moments that take your breath away … So very beautiful.. Such love in the room.. Surrounded by your family and friends … Little Man is a lucky little guy to be able to really see his first moments with Mommy and Daddy. The pic are amazingReplyCancel

  • February 12, 2016 - 3:37 am

    GiGi - Beautiful pictures that will last a lifetime! So blessed with such a wonderful family!ReplyCancel

  • February 12, 2016 - 3:40 am

    Sherri Byrd - awesome pictures congratulations Kaylyn and JoshReplyCancel

  • February 13, 2016 - 6:37 pm

    Kaylyn - These are incredible. I can’t even begin to thank you enough!ReplyCancel

  • February 13, 2016 - 8:58 pm

    Karah - This baby is loved!! Beautiful pictures!ReplyCancel

  • February 13, 2016 - 9:08 pm

    Jeremy - Awesome pics!ReplyCancel

  • February 13, 2016 - 9:09 pm

    Addie - Love these pictures of my cousin!!!ReplyCancel

  • February 13, 2016 - 9:10 pm

    Bob - Great pictures!ReplyCancel

  • February 13, 2016 - 9:55 pm

    Connie - Photos are fantastic! We will be able to look back at this special day forever !ReplyCancel

  • February 14, 2016 - 2:40 am

    Josh - Thank you Heather for capturing this special time for us.ReplyCancel

  • February 17, 2016 - 1:32 am

    Tina - How amazing to capture that incredible experience!ReplyCancel

  • February 17, 2016 - 1:35 am

    Alex - Wonderful picturesReplyCancel

  • February 18, 2016 - 1:48 am

    J Friel - Lovely family!! So happy for you all.ReplyCancel

  • February 18, 2016 - 1:49 am

    Alyssa Davis - Gosh my cousin is so stinkin cute !
    Roll tideReplyCancel

  • February 18, 2016 - 3:48 am

    Nonnie - Love that sweet boy! Such great pictures!ReplyCancel

  • February 18, 2016 - 5:42 am

    Julie - Such a beautiful way to capture forever this miracle!ReplyCancel

  • February 22, 2016 - 3:34 am

    Sawyer | Franklin Newborn Session » Franklin TN Newborn Baby Photographer | Kids Photography Studio - […] images from our session together. If you haven’t already then do hop over to view his birth session I posted about on the blog. No words can explain the joy and honor of capturing such powerful […]ReplyCancel

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