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September 28, 2015

Scarlett Bowling Birth Photography London

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collage DSC_0004-2 DSC_0222-2 DSC_0251-2 DSC_0261 Untitled-12 Untitled-21 Untitled-31 Untitled-41This was an amazing birth photography session as I BARELY made it in time racing from Maine to Boston to capture his first breath.  As I raced down 95 South I prayed that I would make it there in time. We have been there for each other so many times over the past 29 years, I couldn’t imagine not being there for her this night, the night she would meet her baby boy. When I rushed into the pitch dark room at 8:30 pm, I realized I had made it… barely. I gave hugs and reassurance of how proud I was of her (and her amazing husband, he really blew me away with what a great support he was to her), and then started snapping. With every image I captured I knew I was witnessing and documenting something so amazing, a miracle really. Within a few minutes, as the lights from Fenway Park shined in the distance, baby Will was here. I watched as he took his first breath, heard his first cry, and met his mom and dad for the first time. What a treasure, my heart was so full it felt like it might burst.

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