CAPTURING THOSE TINY FEATURES
Those early days of soft skin, fluffy hair and wrinkly feet
are gone way too soon. I can capture those memories for
you to treasure.
Congratulations! If you are reading this page you may be pregnant and thinking about booking a newborn photography session, or you know someone who is and you are looking for them. I adore newborn sessions, there is nothing better than a squishy newborn with wrinkly hands and feet, tiny toes and a cute button nose!
I have specialised in newborn sessions and you can find out more about my safety training here. Let me tell you more about the actual session:
At my home studio in Drayton, Norwich. My studio is warm and comfortable and will accommodate you and your babys needs. I also have everything I need to hand.
Bookings should be made during pregnancy as soon as possible so we can pencil a date in as sessions get booked up fast. I will then wait for contact from you to confirm the safe arrival of your baby and we will confirm the date and time. If you think you have left it too late to book just check my availability with me, sometimes due to other babies being late/early I have last minute space so its always worth checking!
Ideally the session should take place within the first 3-14 days of birth, although this is not essential it is the perfect time when baby is at its tiniest and sleepiest. If baby doesn't want to sleep at the session we focus on awake and sibling images. I also offer a natural newborn package for those who just want a shorter session that focuses on simple and natural newborn images.
What happens at the session?
The Natural Newborn
This is my most popular session, it is 1-1.5 hours and includes only natural images on a white blanket and 1 white prop set up if you wish.
It doesn't matter if baby is awake or asleep for these images as I aim to capture your baby as natural as possible. I will capture all the tiny features that you don't want to forget...tiny fingers on little hands, wrinkled feet, long eyelashes, button nose and pouty lips!
I won't be putting baby in any poses but I may wrap if baby is unsettled.
Before the session I will prepare you with tips for how to get the best out of the session on the day.
I have trained with one of the UKs leading newborn photographers learning how to soothe and settle baby to sleep for long enough to get some adorable poses. As my style is more natural I only use a few of those sleepy poses. Colour options are available in the form of wraps, bonnets and headbands. I also have one white wood prop set up and one dark wood one to use.
My sessions are baby led which is why I give plenty of time (around 3 hours) and patience to these sessions so they remain peaceful and relaxed for you; and allow for changing and feeding baby when needed. I will work around baby to create some wonderful images for you. Before the session I will prepare you with tips for how to get the best out of the session on the day.
What do you need?
I suggest that you bring everything you would need for half a day out with your newborn. I will make sure my studio is stocked with a few items you might need just incase, all I ask is that you bring plenty of your babies nappies and milk! If you have any particular blankets or hats you would like me to use (although I have plenty to
choose from) you could bring those along too and I will see if I can incorporate them. If baby has a soother please bring it, even if they only use it for the session, it can be helpful if baby is feeling unsettled and the sucking reflex kicks in.
What happens after?
I like to make things as easy as possible for you so the images will be presented to you (usually about 2-3 weeks after) via a private online gallery so you can view in the comfort of your own home. You will receive your images on a keepsake USB. You will also have the chance to order any prints and products from the shop.
How do you book?
Decide on your package, fill out a booking form and pay for your session by visiting this page here.
If you want to check dates first or have any queries you can contact me via the contact menu or call me on 07771 632161 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org