By the time I returned to New York in late March, Leigh was growing into her little baby bump. I actually don't have too many milestones as an adult like childbirth or an engagement (30 will be awesome, though), but when I look at the pictures of Leigh and D I just smile. It's kind of weird to think of myself being a part of their lives at that just point even though I was just taking their picture. But something really does happen when you're a photographer taking pictures of people. I really do connect with people. I have cried over events and pictures too many times to count. If I'm not crying or smiling I'm usually just sleepy. :) Either way... you can't tell but it was cold when I photographed Leigh and D. That's what I love about New Yorkers; cold isn't cold until it's bitter cold. Cold for me is 75 degrees. Sorry, I'm a wimp. Leigh showed up wearing her cute outfits and I was wearing a three-quarter length puffy coat and still freezing. And if you haven't noticed, I'm a slightly fascinated with the clothes pregnant ladies wear. I think women just look so great in clothes when they're pregnant. I especially loved Leigh's heart sweater from ASOS. I would have purchased one, but when I got to the online checkout I wondered how pregnant I'd look wearing it, and opted out... (I've never been pregnant, btw.)
Anyway, for Leigh and D's session we explored SoHo one day then I convinced them to meet up with me again in the Meatpacking District. Those are two of my favorite areas in New York. I like how industrial the buildings can look. (Side note: I love it when people say Houston Street like "How-stun" not "Hue-stun". I pretend I'm a New Yorker because I know to call it the former and I know that 1st and 3rd is 1st street and 3rd avenue.)
So I love photographing Leigh & D. Wouldn't you? :D At that time I was so excited to see what Baby C would look like.
New York, New York. March 2012 | Canon 5d markii