Exeter Hospital’s United in Wellness Cancer Walk & Trick or Treat Trot  Goes Virtual

Exeter Hospital’s United in Wellness Cancer Walk & Trick or Treat Trot Goes Virtual

Last year the rain did not stop this crew and this year COVID could not stop Exeter Hospital’s United in Wellness Cancer Walk & Trick or Treat Trot 5k from happening.  The event may have gone virtual but they have CRUSHED their goals and raised over $50,000 for the Beyond the Rainbow Fund.  Runners from over 10 states participated virtually all last week to raise money for Exeter Hospital’s cancer patients.  Runners will be finishing up their runs later this week and donations are being accepted until Friday, November 6th!

As an honorary member of the Big Black Dog Running Club, I am asking you to help us to finish strong and make a donation today!  Thank you to all who donated and to all who have run for this amazing cause.  Below are some photos of the fun that we had last year!!!!


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Jack Kicks Cancer | Family Photographer for Childhood Cancer Awareness

Jack Kicks Cancer | Family Photographer for Childhood Cancer Awareness

While the world had stopped due to COVID-19 back in April of 2020, here in Newfields, NH we put on one heck of a parade for a special little 4 year old who had just beat cancer!!!!  Jack’s mom Rebecca had posted in the local community page asking for a special favor from her “tiny town” and boy did the town STEP UP!

“We would love to give him a parade to celebrate this milestone,” she wrote. “He doesn’t quite understand what this means, but our family would appreciate marking the day with something that makes him happy.”

The response from the community was overwhelming.

A parade of more than 100 cars drove by the Winter family home on Exeter Road Tuesday, honking, holding out balloons and signs like “Jack you Rock” and “You did it.”

As a family photographer in Newfields, NH, these types of events touch me to my soul and after meeting Jack and his family back when he was first diagnosed, I knew that I had to be there to capture this amazing event.  There was not a dry eye in the whole town.  The Newfields Fire & Police Departments did an amazing job helping to coordinate this “super hero” parade and people as far as Massachusetts drove to be a part of it!

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and once again this year White Wave Photography will be donating 10% of ALL SESSION FEES AND SALES booked in the month of September to childhood cancer research!  Today, we will be sending a check for $833 to the Jimmy Find Clinic and Dana Farber Cancer Institute in honor of Jack Jack and fellow Newfields Cancer Warrior  Super Joe.

Thank you to all of the amazing WWP Clients who have made this donation possible!

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To learn more about White Wave Photography or get information about booking a family session please contact Jennie today.  I would LOVE to chat!

Simple Studio Newborn Session | Baby Andrew

Simple Studio Newborn Session | Baby Andrew

Baby Andrew was one of my very first “Simply Baby” Sessions and he was such a joy to photograph.  Andrew’s mama and I went to college together and I it has been so much fun watching her become a mama and to photographer her two little men.  This little dude just turned ONE and although I would love to be photographing his one year session, it is safer during #socialdistancing for me share some of his simple studio newborn photography session from last year. Andrew started his session WIDE awake (just as most newborns do) and we captured some super cute expressions and even gave me a few grins.  Once he was wrapped up, he passed right out and was a dream to work with.

There is just something about the simplicity of a plain white onesie and a simple white background that I just love.  Baby details stand out and you really get to see their features up close and personal. If you have been following me for a while, you know I LOVE baby toes…like near obsession.  These simple sessions are a great way to capture the tiniest of feature like toes, finders, lips, hair and eyes.  These natural baby-led sessions are some of my favorites and I can’t wait to do more when we are allowed back in the studio.

Let’s be real – the last few weeks of isolation have been rough on everyone.  As a birth and newborn photographer, I have struggled not being able to support mamas and photograph these tiny little humans, so I will be sharing some of my favorite sessions over the next few weeks.  My heart goes out to all of the new mamas giving birth during this time.  I look forward to being back in the studio soon but for now, I wanted to share a few ways that I can help you during this time.

  • FREE Downloadable Guide taking Fresh 48 Hospital – Since I can’t be in the hospital with you these days photographing your sweet new babies, I wanted to come up with a way to help you document those first few days on your own. I have created a FREE Downloadable Guide taking Fresh 48 Hospital pictures of your own baby during social distancing in New Hampshire. Download your FREE Guide Here: https://bit.ly/WWP_5TIPS_Hospital Feel free to share with any of your friends/family who are expecting!
  • Online Community Support:  I have created a Private Facebook Group for Moms where we are currently doing a 30-Day Photo Challenge but it is also where I share a TON of online support for my mamas.  All of my birth colleagues have been sharing virtual education and support since this COVID-19 crisis and I have been sharing a TON of it in this group.  Check it out: White Wave Photography Moms Group
  •  Kids Activities to Do at Home:  For those of you with older kiddos, we are all adapting. New roles of teacher while also running a business has taken a bit of getting used to with 3 kids home now but we are making it work. Are your kids constantly saying that they are bored? Running out of ideas to keep them busy? I have got you covered. Check out this blog post that I did last week: Kids Activities to Do at Home Now, let me be real – I am NOT a Pinterest Mom and I SUCK at baking but we are all doing things these days that we may not normally do. Give yourself grace, enjoy as much as you can and just love on those babies!!!
  • Phone Consultations & Advice for Photographing your Newborn:  I am still doing phone consultations for spring & summer babies, but what if I JUST had a baby and want to get some photos.  Well, we can do a virtual session.  What I mean by that is that I will get on a call with you and give you tips and tricks to photograph your baby yourself (even if just with your phone).  I know it doesn’t replace a professional newborn session but at least your baby’s first few weeks will be documented.  If you are interested in learning more about these “virtual newborn sessions” contact me today.

Stay safe, keep smiling and I hope that some of these things help get you through these uncertain times and know that I am thinking of you all and sending virtual hugs.  (Seriously though – I cannot wait to HUG EVERYONE again!)

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