Category Archives: Newborn

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…

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  • 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

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…

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  • 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

Today I’m sharing the incredibly personal story of my dear neighbors, The “S” family. It’s nearly impossible for me to adequately do their story of pregnancy, infertility, and adoption justice. I’m going to let them tell their story.   “I have a long love/hate relationship with pregnancy tests. The first two positives I got were…

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One of the most frequent topics of discussion with new clients revolves around choosing an in-home newborn session and what that entails. I’ve been in apartment buildings, starter homes, gated communities, grandparent’s homes, and everything in between. Each time has produced beautiful newborn portraits. There’s a misconception that you need to have an impeccably decorated home…

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Welcome this sweet baby boy to the world! Jack’s parents prepared a beautiful nursery for him at and I got to spend an afternoon shooting in there. During each newborn shoot there’s inevitably an outfit change or feeding break. I take that down time to shoot nursery details and any other special heirlooms that are…

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