Category Archives: Newborns

Jennifer Najvar Receives Honorable Mention | Austin Newborn Photography

Wow! This week one of my newborn images was selected as an ‘Honorable Mention’ in the cover contest for the September 2015 Business Issue of Lemonade and Lenses Magazine.  I am over the moon to receive such an honor and to be included in such talented company. Thank you, Lemonade and Lenses, for the lovely distinction.     …

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The Stuff of a Newborn Photographer’s Dreams | Austin Newborn Photographer

In the Summer of 2012, I photographed my very first newborn clients. One of those was 17-day-old Ellison, an adorable baby boy, who we posed in the backyard. Those were pre-studio days. This year, I had the pleasure of welcoming Ellison and his family into the studio for this session with his brand new baby…

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Spotlight on Cleft Awareness

  I have had the incredibly enriching and emotional experience of photographing a newborn with a cleft lip.  My time with this beautiful baby melted my heart and introduced me to a major challenge faced by a surprisingly large number of families, and I feel compelled to shine a little spotlight on the fact that July is…

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What if my Newborn Won’t Sleep During the Photography Session?

One look at these newborn portraits, and you can tell that this session went a little differently than most [i.e. he’s awake].  I heard a story not long ago about another newborn photographer whose tiny little client refused to sleep during their portrait session.  Eventually, the photographer sent the family home without taking any photos…

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Dylan and His Tiny Toes | Natural Newborn Portraits in Austin

By the time the parents of this beautiful boy get their newborn portraits in two short weeks, Dylan and his tiny toes will have grown and changed, already, so much. He won’t fit exactly the same way in their arms; he won’t stay quite as curled up in that adorable newborn position. And it won’t…

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