Baby Scout


Diane Bartoo - Love that these are in the baby’s own environment! And the sweet sleepy smile… gorgeous! Such tender moments between mom and newborn… Wish this type of newborn photography was available when my kids were newborns.

Taryn Boyd - Just gorgeous! Love them Elle!

sarah carlson - So beautiful, Elle! All of the textures and patterns come together with the warm glow of these images. <3

Mamad - There is a beautifully organic feel to these lifestyle newborn images. The mood has been captured perfectly. We’ll done to you Elle.

Jacqueline Reyna - I am in need of a time machine now more than ever. These are so breathtaking…I wish i had images like this of my babies and i in those precious first days. Wonderful set.

Ginger Unzueta - these are beautiful. i love all the different modern patterns. such great compositions in these as well. love!

tarah sweeney - wow. it takes a lot for me to get SO teary eyed! these are so incredibly the moments mom’s feel and cherish but never have captured. just perfect.

chavi - These are so sweet and really beautiful!

Brandy Inkelaar - oh how I wish I had a lifestyle session like this when my son was a baby! This is a very real favorite of mine. I love the realness and truth. What a beautiful child!

Michelle DeMoss - Oh, he looks so soft and squishy! I want to hold him!!

Heather Stockett - These are just beautiful! I mean…gorgeous!!

jen foster - oh my goodness, what a sweet perfect session, love his little smile.

sally - These are so REAL! And moving, and beautiful, and really capture the essence of new parenthood.

Elena Blair - Elle these are stunning. I really want to take my newborn work in this direction. Such an inspiration. So raw and natural. I am in love. Can you tell? ;)

Lissa - Oh my goodness, Elle! These are PERFECT! The first one made me gasp- so gorgeous!!

Melissa Stottmann - ELLE!!!!!! I am so incredibly in love with these. Like head over flipping heals. These are calm, peaceful… not forced. This is newborn photography at it’s finest <3 It just feels like you were hanging out and took out the camera when it felt right. She looks like such a natural mom and has this down! <3

through the lensbaby {july}

A little bit of Bali, and the Edge 80… Magical.

Taken with Nikon D700 | Lensbaby Composer Pro + Edge 80

From here don’t forget to continue on around the circle, starting with my super sweet friend, April Neinhuis, whose work is sure to inspire…


April Nienhuis - Amazingly beautiful, Elle!

jude - Bali looks like such an amazing place!

Jessica - Oh my gosh, these are beautiful! That first one simply mesmerizes me…

Katrina Stewart - Love all of these but ah that first image!

JoAnna - these are beautiful! i especially love the first one…what a great capture!