The Woodlands Newborn Photographer
Ashley Newman Photography | The Woodlands, TX
Let me come to you, in the comfort of your own home, and show you the beauty of your family. You already know it’s there, but sometimes it can be hard to find it under the day-to-day rhythm of life. Oh mama, I promise there is magic and it’s waiting to come out.
what to wear
Ah, the age old question always associated with photo shoots. Styling is one thing I try not to have too much of a hand in, since I want you guys to still be you not, Ashley Newman’s idea of fashion. But here is my 2 cents:
For mom and dad, think simple and neutral. For siblings, think layers. Probably the biggest difference between sessions that look great and sessions that look wow: little boys in a t-shirt, with a button up over it, along with a blazer. Throw on a fun hat (bowler, fedora, stylish ball cap) and you’re set! Little girls: same thing, leggings, fun skirt, tank with a sweater and a tasteful (not too big and overwhelming!) headband.
*Side note: Stay away from gaudy gerber daisy flowers in neon colors and mesh hats with rhinestones, they look dated and tend to take away from your little one’s gorgeous features.
Head to toe. Remember to dress down to you and your family’s feet! No scuffed Reeboks for boys, but fun shoes like Converse, “boat” shoes, or boots. Same for girls, no Dora crocs, but more traditional Mary Janes or boots work best!
Coordinate. As you think about your color palette, imagine your family being one complete piece of artwork. Each person/outfit will bring together a feeling of formality and coordination. Instead of everyone wearing the same shade of blue – think about what accent colors might look nice with said blue. Perhaps blue plaid shorts for your son with a t-shirt, vest and hat. Pull some of the colors of his plaid shorts to find a great skirt or dress for your little girl. Dad can wear some jeans and a shirt that coordinates with the plaid shorts and skirt on your daughter, and finish it off with an awesome jacket and fedora. Mom will round the entire family out with some great boots, leggings and darling dress that (again) coordinates with the family color story.
When in doubt, remember, I am here to help! We can design a visual board on Pinterest, I’m available via text or the phone to look at and discuss your ideas. Please do not hesitate to ask for help on your outfit choices.
The Paines just brought baby Alexandria home and things will never be the same. I was there the day she took her first breath and I can tell you that this family is head over heels in love with one another. Take a peek into the first week of her life- but don’t blink, for time, he is a thief.
Take a look at their beautiful in home session.