Motherhood

Petrie Island family photos with a newborn

Black and white grainy photo of baby legs at Petrie Island family photoshoot

Playful lifestyle family photos on a sandy Ottawa beach 

We’re back at the beach again for Sarah and her family’s Petrie Island newborn photos! Or, should I say “newborn” photos…thanks to the COVID lockdown, our plans to take baby Ellis’ newborn photos in April had to be postponed until the end of lockdown. 3 months later, I finally got to see this family of four at the sandy beaches of Petrie Island (a new favourite location for portraits!) and of course, I was SO happy to see all that sun and to get them these bright and airy lifestyle family photos on the beach!

It’s kind of crazy to believe that the first time I ever met Sarah and Harley’s oldest son, that we were on an airplane on our way to Costa Rica! At that point, he was only 6 weeks old (you should definitely check out the blog post from V+A’s Costa Rica Destination Wedding to see baby Murphy dressed in his Sunday best)! And now, 3 years later, he’s a mini version of his mom and dad, combined! He’s also got himself a little baby twin, with the birth of his sister (who looks SO much like the baby I remember spending a week with in Costa Rica!) and I had such a fun time taking photos with these two kiddos on the beach at Petrie Island!

Enjoy these Petrie Island newborn photos with one of the sweetest families I’ve had the pleasure to meet throughout my years of being a photographer! These make my heart so happy!

Petrie Island family session on a sandy beach
Sun flare at sunset for Petrie Island family photos on the beach
Playing on the beach for Petrie Island family photos
Dad plays with son on the sand at Petrie Island family session
Mom holds newborn on the beach at Petrie Island family session
Petrie Island family photos with a newborn on the beach
chasing seagulls at Petrie Island family photos
mom plays with boy's blonde hair at Petrie Island family photos
sun flare on the beach at Petrie Island family photos
artistic out of focus photo on the beach for Petrie Island family photos
dad kisses baby on head at Petrie Island family photos
mom in white dress holds baby over her shoulder at Petrie Island family photos
parents on the beach for Petrie Island family photos
mom and baby stand by water at Petrie Island family photos
sunny beach photos for Petrie Island family photoshoot
Black and white grainy photo of baby legs at Petrie Island family photoshoot
Mom runs with son down the beach at Petrie Island family photoshoot
black and white sunset photo on the beach for Petrie Island family photoshoot
lifestyle Petrie Island family photos with family of four
Mom cuddles daughter on the sand for Petrie Island family photos
Mom sits on sand with toddler at Petrie Island family photos
black and white Petrie Island family photos at sunset

If you’re looking for an Ottawa newborn photographer – or know someone who is – please get in touch! I’d love to talk more about documenting this chapter of motherhood!

WANT EVEN MORE?…You might also be interested in:

👉🏻  These sunset maternity photos on a this dreamy waterfront in Ottawa
👉🏻  These in-home newborn photos with a boy and his golden retriever dog
👉🏻  Eddie’s Birth Photography at the Queensway Carleton
👉🏻  Newborn Lifestyle Photos During the Christmas Holidays!

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