I have just finished editing the gallery from a newborn photography session in Surrey. It was to mark the arrival of the most beautiful little girl. I just love doing newborn shoots. Babies grow so quickly, seeming to change right before your very eyes. This is why it's so important to capture them in those first few weeks. Before you forget. It's so easy to get absorbed in the constant feed / change / burp routine. And of course there is the exhaustion that undoubtedly makes a photoshoot the last thing you feel like doing. Ultimately though, you will never regret capturing this magical time. But you might regret not doing it.
Newborn photography sessions can be booked at any time, although the younger they are the more likely they are to stay all sleepy and curled up. I'd recommend you book your shoot during the first 6 weeks, but it can be done at any time.
PHOTOGRAPHING NEWBORNS AT HOME
We did this newborn photography session in home. With it's pale grey and white colour scheme, their lovely attic room was the perfect backdrop. This bundle of joy was only a month old and such a delight. She slept the entire time, even during cuddles with a her two big brothers. It's safe to say they are all smitten with her. And who can blame them?
Here are a few of my favourites...
I've photographed these boys before, back when they didn't have a little sister. Check out some images from that family photography session here.
CHOOSING THE RIGHT OUTFIT FOR YOUR NEWBORN PHOTOSHOOT
It's daunting trying to decide what to wear to a newborn photography session. But it is a little easier when you are doing the shoot at home. There is no need to worry about the weather after all! This family chose really well. Nice neutral colours, no visible branding, nothing that will be competing for attention. And as you can see, Dad has opted for a brighter pop of colour and I think it's works beautifully in the lovely calm room and with his baby girl's paler outfit.
Do you need some inspiration on what to wear? Why not take a look at my at home newborn photography Pinterest board?
WANT TO BOOK YOUR OWN NEWBORN PHOTOGRAPHY SESSION?
So, if you would like to book your own session in Surrey, Sussex or Kent, please do get in touch. I'd love to hear from you.