My niece gave birth to a little girl this week. Paisley Alyce roared into the world at just 5 pounds 6 ounces, with a dimple on her chin and long, elegant fingers. I was lucky enough to be there to capture the whole anxious, terrifying, painful, beautiful thing.

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Waiting

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Getting Closer

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This is Happening

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Welcome, Little Girl

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Meet Your Family

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See the full set of photos here.