| Mark Helberg Birth Announcements |

Birth announcements are a great way to share he arrival of your new little one with family and friends near and far!  Who doesn’t love to put a gorgeous newborn on their fridge?!  Mark’s newborn session went so well with the help of his big brothers!  It’s so much fun to create custom art for clients and his mom and dad picked out the perfect image for their announcements.  With the addition of a little text to add the details of his arrival and a little graphic around the outside to help highlight him, we had the perfect announcement to share with his loved ones!  Getting to combine two amazing mediums is so rewarding for me, capturing special moments and highlighting them with custom graphics is an amazing way to bring lasting memories to any important milestone!  Thinking about a special session or graphic?  Let’s combine the two and create something memorable!

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| Mark Helberg Newborn 2019 |

This handsome little man kicked off 2019 sessions with his sweet grins and proud big brothers!  Mark was in studio last weekend for his newborn session and did so well!  It has been so much fun watching this little family grow over the years and being able to capture their wonderful milestones!  We started off with some an amazing sibling pose and had a wonderful surprise of the boys in their singlets and we had to incorporate those!  Then onto sweet swaddles, a quick snack, and Mark was ready for his baseball debut!  We rounded out the day with bats and balls,  just like we did with big brother Micah only a few years ago!  What a wonderful way to warm up the weekend before our polar vortex kicked in this week.  Congratulations Helberg Family!

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| Warren James Zirkes Newborn |

A few weeks ago I met Matt & Alicia for the very first time in Grand Rapids, Ohio for their maternity session.  Then August 1 I got a message that  Baby Zirkes had arrived!  This last Wednesday Warren James visited for his newborn session, he is such a little peanut and his personality is already coming through!  We captured some adorable expressions from Warren and some amazing moments between his Mom and Dad and him!  Lots of snuggles and baby smiles filled our afternoon!  Congratulations Matt & Alicia!

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| Lawson Gerdeman |

Lawson stopped by for his newborn session last weekend and he did amazing!  Slept through the session like a dream and did great while big sister Lylah took a turn giving him some snuggles.  I love when clients bring little things to incorporate into their little one’s sessions!  Kristi & Brandon brought an adorable hat and bear that matched perfectly into one of his sets and we were also able to do a little tribute to Kristi’s dad by surrounding Lawson with some of his John Deere model airplanes!  Love getting to see this sweet family and it will be so much fun to watch Lawson grow, Congrats Brandon, Kristi, & Lylah!

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| Moline Wheeler Newborn |

Adorable Miss Moline stopped in for a visit last weekend!  She slept and gave us such cute smiles the whole time!  This week you have seen sneaks of her Mom and Dad’s maternity session and their baby shower invitation, and in true Wheeler fashion we went all in with John Deere greens and yellows, complete with a pedal tractor and wagon.  What’s sweeter than a baby surrounded by tractors?!  I have loved being able to capture part of Noah and Christine’s journey to meeting their beautiful baby girl and am so happy and excited for them and the journey that awaits!  Congratulations Noah and Christine, she is beautiful!

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| Trevor Perry Newborn |

Say hello to Trevor!  This sweet little guy was in studio for his newborn session last weekend and was so bright eyed!  He is already showing such a cute personality and loved finding his fingers!  As much as he liked being wrapped up tight he wiggled his little hands right up and even waved to us, it was tough to find just a few images to share from his sets!  It’s been such an honor to watch his big sisters Alexis & Emma grow and I can’t wait to see how this little one changes in the next few months!  Congrats Perry Family!

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| Sophia Allen |

St. Patrick’s day was last Saturday and while many were out celebrating in green, we were in studio with the adorable Miss Sophia and all about pink!  Arriving just a couple week’s early, this little peanut has a cute little personality already and was such fun to cuddle.  So tiny and sweet!  Her Daddy happened to see my son’s toy grain truck and wanted to know if we could work that into her session, of course!  She has such a full head of hair, soft and perfect for a headband!  What a wonderful way to spend the Holiday!  Congratulations Melissa & Brian!

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| Wesley Ray |

Say hello to Wesley Ray!  He joined me in studio last weekend for some snuggles and cuddles!  Born just three and a half weeks ago, he is already growing big and strong and doing amazing!  Such tiny fingers, toes, and ears!  This handsome little man is the son of my cousin Rachel and her husband Drew and joins big sister Addison!  It’s hard to believe that this summer will be Addison’s second birthday, how did that happen?!  Wesley did amazing at his session, he slept through almost all of it, and then decided he was going to wiggle out of his wrap at the end so he could sleep with his arm up!  Such a little man with a cute personality already, I loved getting to meet him and can’t wait to see him again!  Congrats Drew, Rachel, & Addison!

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| Maggie Appel Newborn 2018 |

Sweet Maggie is kicking off 2018!  She stopped in last Sunday for her session and was an absolute delight!  Wide awake until the end and checking out everything!  Just two years ago I captured Brent & Christy’s wedding and was so excited to hear they were expecting a little one!  There is nothing sweeter than newborn snuggles on a cold afternoon!  Just look at those adorable little toes!  Congrats Brent & Christy!

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| Addison Renee |

Meet Addison Renee!  This gorgeous girl made her appearance just a few weeks early, healthy and happy!  She is the daughter of my cousin Rachel and her husband Drew, and affectionately referred to as our niece!  Growing up together, we thought it appropriate when our little guy was born, that Rachel & Drew would be his aunt and uncle, and now our little one has a new little cousin!  She is perfect in every way, such tiny features, looks like her mommy and has a reddish cast to her hair like her daddy.  It was a great day of pictures, snuggles, and catching up!  I can’t wait to watch her and our little one grow up together, play in the haymow, drive the tractors, and make summer sausage together!  Welcome to the family Addison Renee! ❤

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