Eli’s family lives in Russia. I photographed Eli when he was 8 or 9 days old, and his parents joined me again when he was 19 days old for an outdoor family photography session. I so LOVED seeing Mr. Eli again. He is the most precious baby! He was so good for his newborn session that I just HAD to try to get an outdoor newborn photography shot, which was something we didn’t attempt at his newborn photo session since his big sister had to get to gymnastics.
His big brother Max and big sister Sasha are super sweet kids, though Max got a little irritated with me when I took away the flowers he was playing with as we were trying to get family shots. :)
It took about 30 minutes to get the outdoor shot of baby Eli, but it was sooo worth the wait! Most 19-day-old babies would NOT have fallen asleep in the bucket like that in such a short amount of time with a breeze blowing. It would usually take a while to get a baby that’s twice the ideal age to fall asleep like that, and some probably wouldn’t at all. But we did it! I love the shots of his brother and sister and also the sweet mommy/daddy shot!