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Baby Ashley James


I am really loving photographing babies again.  So much so that I've been spending hours trolling through websites trying to find more props and plan to visit the Peterborough Antiques Fair at the beginning of next month in the hopes of finding some great stuff to use.  I always keep an eye out for props but now I have something quite specific in mind. 


This is largely to do with my recent sitting with Ashley James.  I never realised you could do so much with a relative newborn.  Even though I've had my own I still didn't feel comfortable asking a new mum to put their baby into positions I only thought possible of older children. 


But it worked and the results are fab.  Ashley looks absolutely adorable in these images and I only wish I had the skill and equipment back when my daughter was born.  In fact, it makes me want another just so I can spend hours photographing my own baby. 


Unfortunately I think it would result in me becoming a single parent though, as my husband would lose his mind and need to be institutionalised if I became pregnant.  Our kids are currently at an age that makes a new baby and 2am feedings look easy.  Although a new baby might be nice, a new teenager or stroppy 7 year old wouldn't be.  And its inevitable that a baby would some day become one.  So I'll just have to make do with clients who have babies instead. 

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