Ohio photographer’s grumpy baby photoshoot goes viral

CINCINNATI — An Ohio photographer’s recent photoshoot is going viral after capturing a newborn with a mean side-eye.

Lauren Carson, the owner of Drawing in Light Photography in Cincinnati, told our news partners at WCPO that she’s been photographing newborns for a decade, but has never had a session like the one she had with a little boy named Trent.

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“I don’t think I’ve ever had a baby as expressive with as intense eye contact along with it,” Carson said.

Trent was giving looks his mom had become accustomed to as well.

“That’s just a normal face for him,” Carson said.

Carson shared several photos from the shoot on social media. The post has gone viral, racking up more than 155,000 likes and 35,000 shares.

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“I never would have guessed in a million years that it would have gone to this level,” she told WCPO. “My inbox is very full right now.”

Trent’s photoshoot lasted two hours, which is typical for a newborn.

“He was perfectly comfortable. He wasn’t upset. He wasn’t crying. He wasn’t fussing. He was just scowling,” she explained.

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Posted by Drawing In Light Photography on Wednesday, May 15, 2024

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