Wednesday, July 18, 2012

One month

OK, he's actually 6 weeks old, but I took so many 1 month photos it took me almost 2 weeks to go through them and pick the best ones.  I used sticky bellies, gifted to me by my bestie, and propped up baby in the antique baby carriage.  I love the results, even though my camera was on a bad setting the whole time so most of the pics are pretty soft and blurry.  I HATE THAT!
Eventually, I figured out the plain wall was a better backdrop for the photos, so I moved the carriage closer to the window instead of next to the crib.  Lesson learned for next time.
I love the giant bear, he is the perfect accessory to prop up Ashford, and also is very photogenic.  I had a great time taking these pics, I used the light from the window and also one of my stand lights to fill in the darkness on the other side.  I really wish I'd paid more attention to my shutter speed and aperture to get clearer shots, but I guess I'm lucky I even remembered to take the lens cap off these days.  Just kidding, I've lost every lens cap I ever bought for my camera.  ha
And that signaled the end of the photo shoot.  Hopefully the two month pics turn out even  better!  I'm not sure if I mentioned it yet, but at his 1 month appointment, he was 8 lbs 15 oz and 21.5 inches long.  That is an increase of over 2 pounds and 2 inches since he was born!  Baby likes to eat, what can I say.  

16 comments:

Kerry said...

He is so sweet! Love that you used that carriage for his 1 month photos!

Deb said...

So cute!!! And...he looks very wise...

Kim @ NewlyWoodwards said...

He is just too cute for words. I love the big bear and that that photos are in the carriage.

Laurie said...

Too sweet!

Leigh @ Kesler Expressler said...

Adorable! He looks like such a big boy! Maybe he can be Katie's boyfriend. It's ok with me if she goes for younger guys :)

Jill Stigs said...

adorable! he's so precious.

Kim said...

I am not usually one to ooh and aah over babies, but this little guy really is completely adorable. And you seem very happy. Congrats!

Michelle said...

Sara this makes my ovaries hurt. I was packing up some of Tate's stuff tonight and telling Dave that it is bittersweet to be at the end of the 'baby' stage. Enjoy every moment.

Lisa @ Trapped In North Jersey said...

omg soooo cute nom nom nom

Barb said...

This child is so adorable, I mean handsome!!!
So, so sweet!

Hope you are feeling great and getting some sleep.

B.

a Girl Called Kim said...

Too cute!
Love that used the carriage and bear!

LifeBegins@Thirty said...

What a cutie! Great pics!

Jenny @ Anything Pretty said...

What a sweetie! And that carriage...and that bear. Perfect! So for the first three months of Carter's life I took really crappy photos. All the time. I thought the lack of sleep had wrecked my photo mojo. Until I figured out that a setting had inadvertently gotten switched. Now if I take a crappy photo it is the first thing I check. But now I have nothing left to blame other than myself.

The Michelle Show said...

Adorable.. my little guy was a major eater too.. he doubled his birth weight by 8 weeks!

Life in Rehab said...

Ashford is beyond delicious, but the nose, oh the nose.... I could write sonnets about that squishy little dollop gracing his perfect round face! Cutest nose ever!

Pine Tree Home said...

So cute with the BIG BEAR.