August 29, 2011

a new life

My one and only sister had a precious baby boy last week. So if you're wondering why I disappeared for a few days, it's because I was falling head over heels in love with a boy.

I had the absolute pleasure of photographing the birth story. It was one of the most amazing experiences of my life, something I will never forget. My incredible sister fought through 50+ hours of hard labor for her son.










 















































Welcome to the world, sweet boy. I can't believe how much I love someone I've only known for 4 days. You are so incredibly loved. I cannot wait to watch you grow!

16 comments:

  1. I am sitting at my computer weeping. The emotion you captured in these very real photos is amazing Jenna. Any woman that has ever given birth to a child know it isn't all hearts and flowers, there is mind boggling discomfort and pain at times, but is worth EVERYTHING once your child is in your arms. 25 years later I still feel that amazing love and wonder upon giving birth to my daughter, Erin. You conveyed it all. I especially love the photo of your brother in law with his hands on his own head overtaken with his own emotions. Thank you for sharing this experience with us.

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  2. Totally crying my eyes out in Barnes & Noble.
    Congrats to the Sharps and the rest of your fam!

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  3. Beatiful pics...and what an ADORABLE little boy!!! Congrats, Aunt Jenna :)

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  4. Thank you so much everyone! It was an incredible experience.

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  5. I agree with everything Deanna said. You did an incredible job capturing the emotions of the day so beautifully. I'm so happy for your family.

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  6. ahhhhhh i love the pictures!!! babies make me so happy :D

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  7. You did such an incredible job of capturing the event honey! I'm so proud of you :)

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  8. Jenna, these pictures are so wonderful honey...thank you for capturing these for us to enjoy forever! I love you...you are such a great sister and aunt!!! xo

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  9. Oh Jenna, I couldn't stop crying as I looked at all the incredible pictures. You are an outstanding photographer!! Holding our little boy for the first time was an experience I will always remember. Enjoy every moment being Aunt Jenna :)

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  10. Jenna,
    I am here, balling my eyes out. I am just reading this today! I bet you are going to be the sweetest aunt ever, and that you LOVE HIM so much already :) Congratulations to you and your sweet sweet family :)

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  11. The picture of when he was born and everyone's emotion and the clock in the background is BREATHTAKING!!!!

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