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Vote for Lily!

gap casting call for baby models

gap baby model casting call

I’ve never done this sort of thing before, but boy could I see Lily up at the Gap. Don’t you agree? If you have a minute, please vote for my Lil’ bean! Vote for Lily!
Lily’s official buddy and photographer is Brittany Woodall! © baby as art | baby

baby child orphanage fundraiser

Have I told you that my clients are beautiful… inside and out? You may remember one of my favorite Daddy + baby images (above)… well, Nikko’s parents are part of a wonderful organization, Beacon of Hope Orphanage, providing orphaned, abandoned and surrendered children excellent care with Christian values and principles. Read more at the Beacon of Hope Orphanage website.

And because every little bit helps, click here to donate $5 via Pay Pal… so easy! Thanks for visiting!

souther california child photographer

I just wanted to shout out to my good friend, Jen Wright. She graduated from the Brooks Institute (Photography) this past weekend and I am so proud of her! She moved across the country from Atlanta, Georgia, to attend Brooks in Santa Barbara. She has not decided where she is going to live and set up shop (CA or GA) but I know how much she loves southern California. Since she is already here, I am urging her to give California her best shot (pun intended) over the summer. Not only can Jen nail the technicalities of a portrait, but she connects with children very well… a bonus that came from many years working as a nanny! So, if you are in the San Diego, Orange County or Los Angeles area and needing portraits of your kiddos, check out her website: Jen Wright – *California* children’s photographer

Go, Jen! image © Jen Wright

newborn photography workshop baby posing for photographers

My most important job in planning the Baby as Art Workshops is finding our little models. I’ll admit, I started to get a little bit nervous two weeks before the May workshop as I waited for babies to be born. We ended up with 5 beautiful models, as you can see below! The June workshop is right around the corner and I am hoping this full moon will kick start labor for my June models! If there are any Mama’s interested in providing back up models for June, email me for details. And while I have your attention, I am also looking for models that will be less than 2 weeks old in early August. Of course, babies are unpredictable, so if you are due mid July – mid August, email me, for details.  © carrie sandoval | baby

baby as art newborn workshop

The first Baby as Art workshop is under our belts and I must say… we had a total blast! We got to meet a wonderful group of ladies from Canada to Puerto Rico as well as welcoming four brand new babies into the world. Our first mini model pictured above is 8 day old sweet Sienna from Long Beach, California.

baby as art newborn workshop

This beautiful head of hair belongs to our second model, little Lucy, from… get this… Salt Lake City, Utah! Beings her and her Mama came so far, I knew she would be up for an outdoor adventure. Thanks, Mama!

newborn photography workshop baby as art

On the flip side just-7-days-old Jonah came from around the corner. Thanks to his parents, for coming both days!

baby as art may newborn photography workshop

baby as art may newborn photography workshop

baby as art may newborn photography workshop

baby as art may newborn photography workshop

Last, but not least, is sleepy 5 day old Sam.

baby as art may newborn photography workshop

A special thanks to everyone involved… for making the first workshop a success! Can’t wait for the next one. (And the one after that!) all images © carrie sandoval | baby as art

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