Cecilia's 1st Birthday ~ Lodi Baby Photographer

Cecilia was one of my sweet little newborns and I had the pleasure of doing her maternity session when she was still in the belly! I haven't seen her since she was just a few weeks old so seeing her at 1 year again was SUCH a joy! She was very serious that day but holy moly was she just gorgeous. Her mom & dad also mentioned that Cecilia really loved dogs so I brought my little chihuahua Leonidas (Leo) along to share some cake with her. They were both very delicate with her cake but shared so nicely and really loved each other! Here are just a few highlights of our session together!

Rockabye Photography is a full-service, fine art photography studio specializing in newborns, maternity, & baby's first year milestones. With heirloom, fine art products that will last a lifetime and an experienced, loving artist to offer the most unique experience in the area, I hope to work with you! Please check out more of my work on my website or visit my social media to see what I'm doing daily! 
 

XOXO,
Shannon

Finley's 8 month milestone ~ Lodi Baby photographer

Sweet little Finley - I don't even know how to describe how attached to this beautiful boy I am! His 8 month milestone was his third session with me to date and it has been such an honor to watch him grow! He started out such a tiny little peanut and every time I see him, he is just bursting in sweet personality. 

His last session was in a dead grass field so we decided to change it up to some cherry orchards and my famous gorgeous Sycamore driveway. I can't wait to see him at his one year session! 

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Nora ~ 6 months - Lodi Baby photographer

It has been so crazy at the studio lately with so many babies and bellies that I have completely dropped the ball on blogging! So for the next few weeks, instead of blogging every session, I'm just going to highlight some different sessions I've done over the past 6 months or so! 

First up is sweet little Nora - I wanted to highlight her for a few reasons! One is that her mama requested a studio mini session for her! While most of my milestone sessions are outdoors, I love doing them in studio when they are little enough, too! The other reason is that it's been so long since I've blogged, I am actually doing her 1 year birthday session this weekend and I thought, what better way to celebrate sweet Nora than to show her growth! 

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Baby Adeline ~ Lodi Newborn Photographer

A little while back, a good friend of mine and his beautiful wife came to me for their maternity session and those maternity sessions really gear me up waiting for that sweet baby to arrive. It makes it even more real for me seeing the belly and then hearing that the baby has been born. To get to be a part of such a beautiful process is one of the greatest honors I could ever receive from my friends and my clients. So when I heard that sweet Adeline had arrived, naturally I could not WAIT to get my hands on her! Not only that, but seeing my lifelong friend become a dad put a warmth in my heart that I cannot even describe. Our session was SO fun celebrating her and her amazing parents. 

Mom and Dad are huge A's fans and brought me some awesome gear to incorporate into her session! How sweet is she?? 

Her mom also brought Addy's great-grandmother's scarf that had also been incorporated into their wedding and asked me to use it with Addy. I just love little details like this that the family will always treasure! 

Welcome to the world, baby girl. You are SO loved! (AND HAVE THE BEST HAIR!!!!)

Baby Micah ~ Lodi Newborn Photographer~

One of the first questions that new clients/moms ask me before their session is, "Do I need to bring anything?" And my answer is always, "You are welcome to bring anything sentimental you'd like to be in some shots but it's not necessary to bring anything!" Every once in a while, I get a family who has several things they want to include and I consider it a personal challenge of creativity - it is so fun coming up with new ways to use props and ways to pose a sweet little babe with sentimental objects. It turns these photos their parents wanted into even more meaningful photos when they can see their baby with things they brought from home or little trinkets family has made. Sweet little Micah and his parents came in with all kinds of fun things they wanted to have in his session! We had SO much fun coming up with new ways to incorporate everything! Check out pieces of his session below! :) 

~ Waiting for Baby Girl Mertz ~ Lodi Maternity Photographer

This wonderful couple and I go way back and getting to capture their pregnancy with their first sweet baby was SUCH an honor. I seriously love, and I mean LOVE, my job but getting to work with my friends could be one of my most favorite things yet! 

Sit back and scroll through the shots of this gorgeous couple as they awaited the arrival of their beautiful baby girl.