Before we had Starfish, I knew I wanted to get some professional photos done. I wanted to celebrate this momentous occasion with something beautiful, something memorable. I dreamed of gorgeous candid photos of me with hubby and bub, displaying these images around our new home.
And that’s exactly what we got.
I had heard of Tina through a neighbouring church, and seen her work for friends’ weddings. I knew she created stunning images that captured the true beauty and essence of any scenario, and that was how I wanted to remember our newborn baby. But I had never actually met her until the day of the ‘photoshoot’.
Even before we met, as we conversed through Facebook to arrange our photos, Tina was warm, caring, patient and extremely accommodating. On the day of the photos, this radiated even more so in person. Starfish did extremely well during the photos (at 7 weeks old, he was starting to get to a stage where most babies display ‘fussiness’ over the course of 1 hour), and on the odd occasion where he might have had a little cry, Tina came along and helped to settle him. We chatted about babies, nighttime cuddles and those early weeks of being new parents. She made us feel extremely comfortable, especially since neither hubby or I had ever had professional photos before.
The end product was even more amazing! We got the photos when Grandad was babysitting Starfish for the day – so we obviously were missing him already! These photos made us miss him even more! They were truly everything we had hoped for and more. We felt they captured the love we have for our little man, as well as for each other. We have already planned to blow them up onto canvases to display around our home.
Thank you, Thank you, THANK YOU Tina for your generous, kind, patient and loving personality, and for delivering photos that truly are perfect for our little family.
See her work and contact her here: https://www.facebook.com/tinaandjarrod/