Posts tagged geelong birth photographer
Meeting your baby only happens once. A list of somethings worth remembering by Geelong photographer, Michelle McKay.

‘Remember the day you met your baby..? Remember how fresh he was, how wrinkly, how completely and utterly and incomparably perfect?’

In this piece, Geelong and Melbourne photographer Michelle McKay explores the sentimental reasons why making a record of your baby’s first hours is so very important.

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A mama and her baby just moments after birth at St John of God Geelong Hospital, Michelle McKay Photographer

‘Fresh 48 Story - A session documenting those first few hours of a newborn's life in the world. Freshie sessions takes place within the first 24-48 hours of your baby's life, and are a perfect way to ensure you remember that first day forever.’

In this piece, Geelong photographer Michelle McKay showcases a Fresh 48 Story Session, captured at St John of God Geelong Hospital.

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Are you the mama of an early bird? Michelle McKay Photographer gifts a newborn story session to a 2018 born Geelong preemie.

'As a family photographer who specialises in birth and newborns, I have the extreme privilege of meeting babies when they’re at their very beginnings. But babies don’t always arrive this way - on time, well baked and ready for the world. Sometimes they come early, all too eager to meet the family who already love them so fiercely.'

In this piece, Geelong photographer Michelle McKay announces a passion project for 2018 - gifting a newborn session to a family who have birthed a preemie baby.

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She Breathed Through It: Birth Photography at Geelong Hospital by Michelle McKay Photographer

'As in life, birth is an unpredictable business - you’re not always dealt what you were expecting, that for which you may have planned. Yet when this mama learned she was best to birth in hospital and forego her delivery at The Geelong Birth House, she breathed through it. '

In this piece, Geelong Photographer Michelle McKay shares the courageous and endlessly beautiful birth of a sweet baby girl.

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A Fresh 48 Newborn Photography Story Session at Geelong Hospital.

'Nothing before or after compares to those first few hours after bringing a baby into the world.'

In this piece, Geelong Photographer Michelle McKay talks about the beauty and importance of having that first 48 hours with a new baby documented. 

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An open letter to dads everywhere for Father's Day, 2017

'No matter how you slice it, parenthood is a crazy, hazy, shock of a thing. It’s both the spinning round in circles and the moment you stop, reaching desperately for something so you don’t fall flat.'

In this piece, Geelong photographer Michelle McKay heroes dads in honour of Father’s Day weekend in Australia.

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Geelong Photographer - Introducing the Storytelling Collections!

'As a photographer and a mother, an art lover and a sentimentalist, it's no secret I'm passionate about photographs - actual hold-in-your-hands photographs. Tangible products that remind you of the life you have lived, that celebrate the the milestones as well as the every day moments.'

In this piece, Geelong photographer Michelle McKay explains the benefits of printed photographs and introduces the Storytelling Collections she offers as part of her services.

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The Truth about Motherhood - Geelong Photographer Michelle McKay explains why documenting motherhood authentically is so important.

'I want to document motherhood. Real motherhood. The quiet motherhood, the intimate motherhood, the profoundly personal and familiar and instantly recognisable motherhood - so that we women can see it and own it and cherish it forever.'

In this piece, Geelong Photographer Michelle McKay explains and explores why documenting authentic motherhood through photographs is so important.

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Geelong Photographer - Geelong Birth Photography Model Call

'Do you happen to know an expecting mamma in Geelong or Melbourne who has an appreciation for real, raw family photography? Is she the type of lady who might be interested in having her birth documented - in preserving the day and the hour and the minute she meets her new baby for the first time in an authentic and artful manner?'

In this piece Geelong Photographer Michelle McKay puts out the call for a Geelong family interested in having the birth of their baby documented. 

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