Henry | Niagara Child Photographer

I captured Henry’s newborn portraits when we was 11 weeks old. He was in the NICU for the first weeks of his life, but he’s sure made up for it quickly! Now Henry is ONE! And is pretty much the happiest little guy ever. He had so many smiles during his session!   There is something I just LOVE about a serious face and a black and white. Red hair and green eyes, isn’t he perfect?! 

When I met him at 11 weeks he had doubled his birth weight! We captured some special portraits to document his time in the NICU. When we photographed Henry’s birthday portraits his mom had something special planned and it turned out perfect! 

 

Cole | Niagara Newborn Photographer

Cole, two days old and perfect!  I’m so ecstatic that Mom and Dad welcomed me into their home on their first full day home from the hospital. They’re such champs and so laid back! And you could definitely tell during his session, he was the best little guy to photograph! Couldn’t help but include this special blanket! And of course Mom and Dad’s original baby, Maple, had to be included as well!
I can’t wait to photograph Cole in this same spot 4 more times over the next year! As part of his first year package I will get to watch him grow and capture his milestones at 3 months, 9 months and One Year.Maple may have stolen the show! This family portrait is the best! 

Lukas | Niagara Newborn Photographer

liz czinege niagara grimsby newborn photographer01The below image pretty much sums up how Lukas felt about his newborn portraits. He was having NONE of it. But that’s okay because we still got some images that Mom and Dad love and we have 3 more sessions in his first year to make up for it! liz czinege niagara grimsby newborn photographer02liz czinege niagara grimsby newborn photographer03So snuggly! liz czinege niagara grimsby newborn photographer04Newborn piggies! liz czinege niagara grimsby newborn photographer05Lukas looks like the Thinker in this image. So cute! liz czinege niagara grimsby newborn photographer06

Aleks | Niagara Maternity Photographer

liz czinege niagara grimsby maternity photographer01Aleks and Brian are letting me join them during the first year of their baby’s life! I will be capturing maternity, newborn, 3 months, 9 months and one year portraits of their little guy. I can’t wait! For their maternity session they were up for anything. We took a drive along my favourite road stopping occasionally to take some portraits and get eaten by mosquitoes. And then we headed to the beach. liz czinege niagara grimsby maternity photographer02liz czinege niagara grimsby maternity photographer03When I said they were up for anything, I mean anything! I was so excited when Aleks agreed to go in the water. I’ve never had a Mama brave enough to hop in but I think all three of us are glad she did! The images of Aleks are stunning. (*Air Five* to Brian for hopping in the water too and helping out!)liz czinege niagara grimsby maternity photographer04liz czinege niagara grimsby maternity photographer05It is hard to choose my favourite image from this session but this one is definitely up there! liz czinege niagara grimsby maternity photographer06

Cole | Niagara Child Photographer

Cole will be turning one in a few weeks. I was so happy when his Mom contacted me about doing birthday portraits. I love seeing how much they have grown since their newborn portraits and what better first birthday present – something that he will cherish for a lifetime.  Cole’s big brother is so patient with him, and with me!  Mom brought a “Chip and Dale” outfit for Cole to wear. Isn’t it the cutest thing ever?!  We all know this feeling – we really shouldn’t but we’re going to anyways, because really.. who can refuse cake?!  Cole wasn’t sure about the taste of the cake, but regardless he kept going back for more! 

Nicholas | Ancaster Child Photographer

czinege-photography-niagara-child-01 Happy 6 Months Nicholas! Times flies! I was loving this kids rocking’ style during his session last week. Denim and plaid, my favourites! Last time I photographed Nicholas he was so serious, this time he was all smiles! I love capturing portraits for the “Baby’s First Year” package. It’s awesome to watch them grow and hit milestones. Last time I was Nicholas he could barely hold up his head, now he is such a strong boy!
czinege-photography-niagara-child-02 czinege-photography-niagara-child-03 I love capturing the serious look on kids faces when they’re staring right at the camera, there is just something about it. czinege-photography-niagara-child-04 Hehehe, love that little chin!czinege-photography-niagara-child-07czinege-photography-niagara-child-08 czinege-photography-niagara-child-09Here’s a little triptych of his growth to date; see you in another 3 months little man!

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Nicholas | Ancaster Child Photographer

czinege-photography-niagara-child-01 Nicholas was in the studio for his 3 months portraits as part of his “Baby’s First Year” Package. It feels like yesterday that I was waiting to hear of his arrival and now he’s already 3 months old! I can’t believe how much he looks like his sister Isabella.czinege-photography-niagara-child-02 czinege-photography-niagara-child-03 czinege-photography-niagara-child-04 czinege-photography-niagara-child-05 Nicholas did so well keeping his head up, such a strong boy!!
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Isabella | First Birthday | Hamilton Child Photographer

liz_czinege_photography_child_newborn09 One year has come to a close. I’m always at a lose when it comes to talking about the last session in my Baby’s First Year package. It’s bittersweet, I love watching my little clients grow and reach new milestones! After each session with Isabella I didn’t think she could get any more adorable – but she did! – her smiles is so contagious! liz_czinege_photography_child_newborn01 liz_czinege_photography_child_newborn02 Dad was able to make it to Isabella’s last session and she had nothing but smiles for him – usually she’s VERY serious.
liz_czinege_photography_child_newborn10 liz_czinege_photography_child_newborn03 I’m a sucker for those big brown eyes! liz_czinege_photography_child_newborn04 liz_czinege_photography_child_newborn05 Isabella’s realization that she could eat the cake was hilarious. She kept looking at her parents to see if they were going to say anything – while simultaneously shoving handfuls of cake in her mouth. liz_czinege_photography_child_newborn11 liz_czinege_photography_child_newborn06 liz_czinege_photography_child_newborn07 I love these two photographs, just completely covered in cake. So much fun!! liz_czinege_photography_child_newborn08

Alexis | One Year | Niagara Child Photographer

liz_czinege_niagara_hamilton_child_photographer8 liz_czinege_niagara_hamilton_child_photographer2I’m always a little sad when babies come in for their birthday session – the last in my Baby’s First Year package.

It’s so great watching them grow and reach new milestones. We planned a vintage theme for Alexis’ portraits, using a rug and birdcage from her bedroom I love the way these came out.

This regularly very happy girl was a bit of a mama suck during her session – and almost impossible to get to smile! However after asking mom to “take a walk” and a bit of convincing she came around and gave me some smiles. liz_czinege_niagara_hamilton_child_photographer9 I’m in love with this portrait of Lex and her moms tears told me she was too. liz_czinege_niagara_hamilton_child_photographer3liz_czinege_niagara_hamilton_child_photographer6 All the little details. liz_czinege_niagara_hamilton_child_photographer5 liz_czinege_niagara_hamilton_child_photographer4liz_czinege_niagara_hamilton_child_photographer12 Alexis found the records – and she loved them. I can’t say I blame her, if you don’t like records your crazy! liz_czinege_niagara_hamilton_child_photographer1

Want to see the rest of the portraits? Here are the links! Newborn | 3 Month | 9 Month

Madilynn | 3 Months | Niagara Child Photographer

liz_czinege_photography_niagara_hamilton_child07 I can’t believe it has already been three months since I photographed Madilynn when she was 8 days old. It is crazy how quickly they change, I absolutely LOVE doing these side by side comparisons! You may also recognize this superstar baby from my Behind the Lens video. (Check it out here if you haven’t!)
liz_czinege_photography_niagara_hamilton_child01liz_czinege_photography_niagara_hamilton_child05I am in love with Madilynn’s eyes, they’re just GORGEOUS! The entire time I was editing I couldn’t get over her eyes, I can’t get enough of this little one!liz_czinege_photography_niagara_hamilton_child02 liz_czinege_photography_niagara_hamilton_child04 liz_czinege_photography_niagara_hamilton_child03 Madilynn just began laughing and during our session I was able to capture a full-out belly laugh – so great. Her mama loved this one! liz_czinege_photography_niagara_hamilton_child06I am excited to capture her first year, I can imagine that this time is going to fly by, sorry mama! But I can’t wait to watch her grow!