by Chris Fisher
Welcoming a new addition to the family is always a joyful occasion. My friend and colleague Ashley Stark and her husband Kyle were expecting their addition to arrive around Christmas, 2014. Little Jeremiah Stark finally arrived mid January with much celebration from the Stark family, and relief from his mother!
Having worked with Ashley for a while, she knew that I was passionate about photography — especially portraiture. She approached me around the end of February to create portraits of their new baby, and to photograph their young family.
Since my normal photo assistant was living it up in Chicago for the weekend of the shoot, I asked a mutual friend and colleague of Ashley's and mine, Abby Jones to come along. Abby is an accomplished Graphic Designer, Photographer and Blogger and made the perfect choice for helping me with lighting, posing and getting a few of her own shots in. She has also written a blog post about her experience with our shoot for the Starks that you can check out here.
All in all it was a wonderful morning of catching up with friends, lots of baby holding, and making beautiful photographs of a young family. Thank you Ashley & Kyle for inviting me to your home and allowing me to photograph your beautiful baby boy!