Hey there, proud parents-to-be!

I'm so excited to welcome you to our cozy corner of the internet. As a newborn photographer, I've had the pleasure of capturing countless precious moments, and let me tell you, there's something magical about adding a personal touch to your little one's photo session. Today, I want to chat about four sentimental items that can make your newborn session even more special. So, grab a cup of coffee (or your favorite beverage), get comfy, and let's dive in!

  1. Cuddly Blanket or Swaddle: There's just something about wrapping your newborn in a blanket that holds sentimental value. It could be a handmade quilt from Grandma or the soft swaddle that you carefully chose for your little one. Bringing a piece of home into the session not only adds warmth but also tells a beautiful story of comfort and love.
  2. Family Heirlooms: Is there a special heirloom that has been passed down through generations in your family? Maybe it's a vintage toy, a tiny pair of booties, or a cherished piece of jewelry. Are you a local LEO, First Responder, have you served or are currently serving our country? I personally adore highlighting these bits of your story in artwork for the family. Incorporating these sentimental items into your newborn session is a wonderful way to celebrate family history and create timeless memories. Jackets, dog tags, badges, gear... Let's chat about how we can incorporate your journey into this session.
  3. Special Books or Toys: Reading a favorite childhood book or introducing your newborn to a cherished toy can be a heartwarming addition to your session. Not only does it make for adorable photo opportunities, but it also creates a connection between past and present. Imagine the joy of looking back at these pictures years later, reminiscing about the first moments you shared these treasures with your little one.
  4. Memorable Accessories: Don't forget about those tiny accessories that make your baby's style pop! Whether it's a cute hat or a sweet headband, these accessories can be both sentimental and stylish. Choose items that have a special meaning or were gifted with love, and watch as they add a sprinkle of charm to your newborn's adorable features.

Remember, these moments are about capturing the essence of your family and the unique story you're creating together. So, go ahead and bring those sentimental items to your newborn session – let's make some magic happen!

I can't wait to meet you and your little one for a session filled with love, laughter, and a touch of sentimentality.

Until then, take care and enjoy every precious moment!



Samantha Ann Photo provides newborn photography in Swansboro, NC (Onslow County) for busy moms who want a stress-free and luxury portrait experience. Also offering family, maternity, and baby photography, our studio is located in the heart of Swansboro serving families from surrounding areas such as Jacksonville, NC, Hubert, Pelletier, Emerald Isle, Cape Carteret, Cedar Point, Havelock, and Morehead City.

We offer a high-end, full service experience including a pre-session consultation, exclusive access to our curated studio wardrobe, and same-day image viewing. Uniquely to us, our clients view their captures same day and can choose what best fits their family from an array of heirloom albums, custom wall galleries, and digital images are included with wall art purchases. If you are searching for a comfortable, safe experience with stunning heirlooms for your family, we can't wait to serve you!