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Capture the Journey: Maternity and Newborn Photography

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I am Neyssa Lee a Seattle area photographer, mom of 6, planning obsessed, and who help you see the beauty, love and joy, in your own family’s chaos. I also use my super power of time management to help fellow photographers take control of their businesses. Learn more by heading to my ABOUT ME page.

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Embracing the Complete Journey with Maternity and Newborn Photography

Welcoming a new member to your family is an adventure filled with tender moments and first experiences. From the first glow of pregnancy to the sweet snuggles of a newborn, each phase is a story worth capturing. Choosing a combined maternity and newborn photography package ensures that no chapter is left untold. At Neyssa Lee Photography, celebrating every step from bump to baby is not just a session. It’s about documenting your family’s love story.

Maternity portrait at Luther Burbank Park

Building a Relationship with Your Photographer

One of the most significant benefits of booking a maternity and newborn photography package is the comfort and familiarity you build with your photographer. Just as every good story has continuity, so does the experience with your photographer. I get to know your family’s dynamics, understand what makes you laugh, and learn how to capture your genuine selves. This means by the time I’m photographing your newborn, we’re already connected. This makes your in-home session feel like a visit from a friend who happens to take beautiful, candid photos.

Even more, your photos will feel cohesive with one photographer. Whether displaying them together in your home, gifting to family, including them on a birth announcement, or enjoying in your album, they will beautifully go together.

Family maternity photos before newborn photos on Mercer Island

Your Child, The Star Before Baby

Often, the arrival of a new baby can overshadow the little ones who have been the center of your universe. A maternity session gives your firstborn or older children a chance to shine, creating a playful and affectionate record of their life before baby. It’s a celebration of their role in your growing family. Even more, it sets the stage for the loving interactions we’ll capture in the sibling portraits after the baby arrives.

Having maternity and newborn photography with me also allows them to get comfortable with me as their photographer. When it is time for newborn portraits, your child will be excited at their old friend coming to visit. In a time of lots of change, the certainty and familiarity will be welcome with your child.

Seattle Maternity and newborn photography of family of 5

Documenting Your Complete Story with Maternity and Newborn Photography

Pregnancy is a chapter that deserves its spotlight just as much as the newborn phase. With a maternity and newborn photography package, you’re not just photographing two separate events; you’re weaving a narrative. This seamless story-telling approach allows me to create a consistent style and theme throughout your sessions. This results in a cohesive album that flows from your expectant joy to the overwhelming love of your newborn’s early days.

Lifestyle newborn portrait of baby on blanket

A Seamless Addition to Your Newborn Album

The images from your maternity session are not just standalone pieces; they’re the introduction to the beautiful album that will feature your newborn. When families look through their album, they see not just a baby’s first days but the anticipation and love that awaited their arrival. This full-circle experience is not just powerful—it’s a legacy in imagery.

The Convenience of Combined Maternity and Newborn Photography Sessions

Booking your maternity and newborn sessions together is not just a narrative choice—it’s also about convenience. With all the preparations that come with expecting and welcoming a new baby, knowing your photography needs are taken care of in one go allows you to relax and enjoy these fleeting moments. Furthermore, I am here to help plan and prepare for your sessions. From what to wear to how to incorporate your family’s unique personality into the photos – I’ve got you.

Maternity and newborn photography of family of 5 with puppy dog

The Art of Remembering

At Neyssa Lee Photography, it’s all about creating a relaxed and enjoyable photography experience that tells the story of your family’s journey. Maternity and newborn photography packages are an invitation to document the intimate, magical, and playful chapters of your life in a way that feels candid and genuine. So, when your child grows and asks about the time when they were eagerly awaited or newly arrived, you’ll have more than just memories to share—you’ll have a story in pictures. Book your combined package today. Cherish the beauty of your unique journey from pregnancy to the warm snuggles of your newborn.