by taniamiller, April 29, 2019 , In Newborns

Newborn Session with Baby Lyra

On Saturday I met first-time parents Alice and Adam with their new little princess baby Lyra. They had brought 13 day old Lyra for her newborn photography session. I had mentioned in a message to Alice how much I loved her new baby daughters name. She advised it was the name of a small constellation. The Lyra constellation is best known for its brightest star Vega – the fourth brightest star in the night sky! It was first catalogued by the astronomer Ptolemy in the 2nd century. To represent that Alice had brought with her a navy scarf covered in gold stars to use as a prop!

Mum had also advised me that daisies are apparently the flower for the month of April (who knew!) As Lyra was born in April, she asked if I had anything suitable with daisies on. I knew I had a bonnet that would likely be too big for Lyra (it was!). I also owned a daisy headband for an adult. It had never been used so I cut it down the night before the session and stitched it to fit a newborn head! I’m sure you’ll agree from the photos, it suited baby Lyra perfectly!

Congratulations Alice and Adam on your beautiful new arrival. I have a feeling she’s going to be a proper little star when she grows up! Hopefully I’ll get to meet her again in the future to see her grow.

If you or someone you know is expecting and would like to arrange your own newborn session, contact Tania for a chat on 07890 395732 or email:

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