I love newborns. My only wish is I knew then what I know now when Gemma was born! Then again, I would have bought every single prop I ever laid eyes on. Maybe it’s not a bad thing my skills were minimal back then!
Newborn photography is one of my favorites. I swear I want to be an eternal student, and there are just endless possibilities for classes to take. Unfortunately, there’s not enough time or $$ to take everything I’d love to. So in the meantime, I do model calls every so often to brush up on skills to practice or test out a new method of executing a picture when I’ve had a lull.
In comes miss Betty. I LOVE the name her, especially since it’s after great grandma! She has a big brother, Rocky, that wasn’t too sure about my flash, but all we needed was the one picture of him kissing his little sister, and I was in love. I mean, how do you not swoon over these images? I say this all the time, but this is going to be one of my favorites I’ve ever taken! Check out the gallery to see the rest of the images… I got lazy this go around and uploaded both the color & b&w version!
Besides siblings, we try and get adorable beanbag poses, bucket poses (one of my buckets match Mom’s living room!), burrito baby (wraps), and close ups of tiny features.
Before we ended the day, I wanted to try out my newest bucket. I’ve had high hopes for this prop since I bought it a few months ago, and it did not disappoint. I was thrilled with the results, and hope you love them too!
If you are interested in a newborn session, keep in mind they are long- 2-4 hours, and warm (80 degrees for nakey baby comfort). They need to eat frequently to keep tummies full, and it’s best to get them in my studio between 5 & 10 days old.