When we schedule our newborn session?

What to do before out newborn session?

Where our photo session is going to take a place?

What kind of props you are going to use?

What should we do during our photo session?

What if my baby had an accident?

What if I want my other kid(s) to be included in some photos..?

What should we wear?

 


When we schedule our newborn session?

I recommend that you schedule a newborn session LONG BEFORE to your due date to ensure a spot on our calendar. Contact me during your second or third trimester to inform when your due date is. Send me a notification email after you deliver so together we can pick a date and time.
Newborn sessions MUST be scheduled within the first 14 days of life. However, the best time is between 3-10 days after their arrival. Babies younger than two weeks will sleep more, allowing me to position them to create the best portraits. After 2 weeks it is much more difficult and sometimes impossible to get a baby into that deep sleep to capture them in calm. We’ll be moving them around and changing their outfits, so i want to make sure they’re sleepy enough to allow us to handle them.

 

What to do before out newborn session?

I recommend that you keeping your newborn awake for an hour before a photo session (if possible!). You will need to feed and burp your baby right before we start. Newborn session time is flexible to allow for feeding or comforting of your baby. You can expect your newborn session to last 2-4 hours, and we are never rushed. It will take the time to carefully place every tiny finger and every tiny toe in place, and always make sure your baby is happy and comfortable. This can take time and patience. If your baby wakes at any point during the session, do not stress! Please don’t feel rushed if the baby is not cooperating, such things happen, so it’s a matter of time to work it out.

 

Where our photo session is going to take a place?

The most of  newborn sessions take place in my professional photo studio because i have all the props, baskets, blankets, knit hats, headbands, studio lighting, supplies and resources necessary to capture amazing portraits for you. I have got plenty of extra wipes, towels and place to lay down your baby for changing.

Also, any other indoor/outdoor locations are good too. I can come to your house with all necessary props and lighting or if the weather is warm enough we can take your session outdoors but only if you agree to it.

 

What kind of props you are going to use?

Although I have a plenty of all kinds of photo props, you are also welcome to use any of your own props and baby clothes.

Let me know what you have in mind for your session. I recommend that we discuss any ideas, props and poses at least a week before the photo shooting.

 

What should we do during our photo session?

We all have to keep the noise to a minimum level. If you bring other child to the studio or if the session takes place at your house try to keep him calm during all process.

I will be the primary one handling your baby during the session. However, be prepared to assist me during a session if I needed.

In some cases the more Moms touch a baby, the more baby smells Mommy and wants to eat, and in this case I can ask Moms to sit a little bit a side to let baby fall asleep. In these situations Dad can help too by holding, positing and bottle feeding a baby.

 

What if my baby had an accident?

Don’t worry, it is okay. It is completely expected, so don’t feel stressful about such little thing.

 

What if I want my other kid(s) to be included in some photos..?

If you have young kids you want to be included in some photos I would recommend bringing them at the beginning or at the end of your newborn session by another adult. Because, it is hard to expect them be cooperative for 2-4 hours. Probably, it is going to be 1-3 poses since all our attention should be directed to a newborn.

Also, I would recommend scheduling another session for it especially if you have a bigger family.

 

What should we wear?

Keep it simple; try to skip busy patterns and big logos on your clothes. Any light colors are good, especially if we choose one as a main color for everyone’s clothes. Knitted, textured clothes are always looks nice.

But I want you to remember: there is no special rule for it, so let’s talk and discuss it before your session.

 

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