A couple of months ago, I was contacted by Jessica to photograph my first birth. I have been wanting to expand my portfolio for some time now but it just hadn't become a reality yet. I work a full-time job during the day which can discourage clients fast but I knew I would make it work one way or the other! I love pregnancies, the birth process and newborns more than anything else I could photograph!
After meeting Jessica, I knew we would make a great match for each other and she fully trusted me to take the responsibility to photograph her birth. I couldn't be more grateful, as it was one of the most beautiful experiences I have ever been part of! On Tuesday, August 7th, Jessica had been texting me throughout the day and keeping me up to date with her progress. We both thought that day was going to be the day but I had to make plans just in case the baby decided to come quickly and I had to leave work. Luckily, I was able to put in a full day of work and I headed straight there! Her contractions were regular but not progressing as fast as what we first thought. I decided to go back home and cook some supper for my kids and husband quick (we live 10 mins apart from each other). My husband took the kids for a run and I just sat down to relax and I got a text from here to head back over to the house!! Woohoo :)
Progress by then had really started and the baby would soon be entering the world! I will let the photographs do the rest of the talking...
Beautiful as ever- Elivette Marjory Holst was born at 8:06! Thank you Kevin and Jessica for welcoming me into your home and capturing one of your most memorable life events!