Benjamin’s First Hour

When my nephew’s daddy came out into the hospital waiting room to finally announce that Benjamin was born, he had a camera slung around his neck.

Both my sister and her boyfriend, Chris, are photographers (their business is named Picnik Photography for anyone in the New York area), and he came into the waiting room bearing photos.

And not those blurry, shaky-handed camera phone shots that are typically snapped, but real photographs.

He had been here for about an hour, and here’s how his Daddy captured those first 60 minutes of life:

  • Weighing in at a healthy 7 lbs. 3 oz...

    Weighing in at a healthy 7 lbs. 3 oz…

  • Baby's First Cry

    Baby’s First Cry

  • Baby's First Keepsake

    Baby’s First Keepsake

  • Catching His Breath

    Catching His Breath

  • Mama's First Look

    Mama’s First Look

  • First Family Photo

    First Family Photo

  • Daddy's First Look

    Daddy’s First Look

  • The Grandmas' First Look

    The Grandmas’ First Look

  • Baby's First Bath

    Baby’s First Bath

  • A Peaceful Moment

    A Peaceful Moment

  • Taking a Break in the Nursery

    Taking a Break in the Nursery

See more photos on Picnik Photography + Early Mama.

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