On Maternity Leave! Photo heavy!

I know a few people have contacted me thinking I have gone out of business due to the site being so quiet. Far from it – I’m taking more photos than ever.. just not of any customers! The reason being is I’m actually taking a 9 month break because last month I delivered my precious baby boy!!

newborn announcement

It was a high risk pregnancy and we weren’t sure how things were going to turn out, so it was kept very low key all round, hence no announcements on here that I was expecting. I started my maternity leave at 29 weeks at the end of February although I stopped doing sessions at the end of January as due to SPD (back and pelvis problems) I felt I was no longer able to give my best for customers. It took forever to get up off the floor after this shot with my children!

Maternity

End of April, this little man was delivered via c-section:

newborn

Here he is at just four days old:

newborn photography

And here are a few more of him at 12 days old – firstly being prodded by his big sisters:

family photos

newborn

newborn basket

Trying out my new cocoons:

newborn cocoon photography

newborn cocoon photography

As you might expect, given I won’t really be working now until probably November, there will be a lot of this little fellow and his big sisters to come over the next few months!

natural light photography

I will probably start taking bookings for future work in late November (no guarantees for Christmas) by August/September time.

In the meantime I can do a few urgent sessions here and there in special circumstances and/or subject to quite a high minimum order (payable in advance) as I can only take a few limited days out of my maternity leave by law to work, so I wish to use them carefully which I am sure you can understand.

If any existing customers wish to order prints/products etc from a previous session, they can do so at any time – please contact me to reinstate your gallery.

I am looking forward to getting back to work though, and photographing all your amazing and gorgeous families again! :-)

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6 Comments

  1. Posted May 31, 2011 at 8:09 pm by Robin | Permalink

    He’s so handsome Rosie, you did a beautiful job on these!

  2. Posted June 1, 2011 at 4:02 am by Sarah | Permalink

    Congratulations, what a wonderful announcement! He is very handsome. Enjoy your time off!

  3. Posted June 2, 2011 at 8:09 am by Gretchen | Permalink

    Congratulations!! The very best reason of all to be taking a break from business. He is such a blessing, enjoy your time with him!

  4. Posted June 2, 2011 at 3:11 pm by Aimee | Permalink

    Congrats, Rosie! He’s beautiful!!

  5. Posted June 8, 2011 at 9:15 pm by Silver Ash Photography | Permalink

    Thank you everyone!

  6. Posted July 25, 2011 at 1:09 pm by Kairoon Harrod | Permalink

    Congratulations!! what a beautiful little boy-he is a blessing indeed :)

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