The Birth of Riggs | Birmingham, AL Birth Photographer

A few days leading up to Riggs’s due date, there was a significant ice freeze in Birmingham, which made travel dangerous and nearly impossible. I was hoping and praying that mama would not go into labor until we could all safely get to the hospital. Luckily Riggs had similar plans. With light labor starting up,…

  • BrynnanJuly 27, 2017 - 4:58 pm

    Well this one made me all kinds of teary! Beautiful photos!ReplyCancel

    • carmenbmichaelAugust 17, 2017 - 12:26 am

      Right? It’s hard for me not to get teary when watching a woman give birth!ReplyCancel

Barrett’s Newborn Portraits | Trussville, AL Newborn Photographer

I’d like to introduce you to the sweetest baby boy on the block. Welcome, Mr. Barrett! Barrett was born on a lovely spring night in April at UAB. I’ll be sharing more from Barrett’s birth story soon, so stay tuned. But let’s keep focused on his newborn portraits. 2 weeks after he was born, I…

  • Vanessa BerryJune 15, 2017 - 7:01 pm

    This is my favorite Phillips newborn session yet!ReplyCancel

    • carmenbmichaelJune 17, 2017 - 4:00 am

      You’re too sweet! It’s mine too!ReplyCancel

Eleanor’s Newborn Portraits | Homewood, AL Newborn Photographer

Welcome to the world, baby girl Eleanor! You have 2 older brothers who love you fiercely and will no doubt protect you for all your days. Your mom and dad are tired, but so in love with their new girl. Your mom made a beautiful nursery for you, with just the right mix of tradition…

  • SamanthaMay 16, 2017 - 6:58 pm

    You captured that first week home with her perfectly. We love how laid back everything felt with you there. Thank you for the sweet words and priceless photos ReplyCancel

    • carmenbmichaelJune 12, 2017 - 2:57 pm

      Samantha, it was an absolute thrill working with you guys! ReplyCancel

  • Jo EcholsMay 16, 2017 - 8:35 pm

    What a wonderful photo session for sweet Eleanor and her family. I love the images!ReplyCancel

    • carmenbmichaelJune 12, 2017 - 2:58 pm

      I’m so glad, Mrs. Echols! You’ve got some precious grandchildren! ReplyCancel