Elliot Maxwell’s Newborn Photos

There’s something so special about newborn photos sessions. The miracle of the tiny human being created in God’s image—a bundle of intricate details.

When Elliot was 6 days old, I brought over my gear to do his newborn session.

We started with Elliot in the wrap and in the basket. He slept nicely, and even his little hands stayed in a good position.

We mixed in some family photos, some with Axton, and of course with Chelsy and John. The session start to finish was my fastest one yet (just over an hour).

Enjoy the photos, and there are a few behind the scenes near the end which Chelsy took.

Love,
Sarah

I love that sequence. Axton gives the funniest looks after a kiss!
Brothers
The John Maxwell Family
Elliot also happened to be with me while I worked on this blog post. 🙂

“But Jesus said, Suffer little children, and forbid them not,
to come unto me: for of such is the kingdom of heaven.”
Matthew 19:14

31 thoughts on “Elliot Maxwell’s Newborn Photos”

  1. Beautiful family and photos. My daughter introduced me to your blog and I have enjoyed visiting.
    Shirley in Virginia

  2. Sarah once again captured the beauty and joy of a new addition to the family. The fact that the children are just so adorable helps too!!
    Congratulations to everyone.

  3. Precious, absolutely adorable! Thank you Lord for LIFE! Sarah, thank you for sharing in the goodness of God with all of us! He has gifted you to bless others! You continue to be in our prayers with your next book. Your family is a huge blessing in our lives! 1 Corinthians 16:18

      1. Your welcome! I was noticing how Axton gets his bright blue eyes from his mom and dad! So cute!

  4. PRECIOUS Photos!!! That second one is beyond perfect. Great job Sarah!! Congratulations John and Chelsy!!

  5. You’re such a talented photographer, Sarah! (I’m not a photographer at all, but I’ve assisted my close friend, and my guy, who are both talented photographers as well and definitely appreciate those of you who have this skill!) Your family members definitely lucked out in that department 🙂 And that final photo of your littlest nephew as your blogging buddy is just the sweetest. Thanks for sharing these!

  6. Thankyou so much for these, Sarah!! They turned out so well and we are so super blessed to have the privilege of getting you to do these shoots for us!!

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