Newborn, Babies & Children
Little Precious Moments
Moments Of Magic
Book a free no obligation consultation session
WHERE WILL THE SESSION TAKE PLACE?
Your little ones photo shoot can be done in our home studio in Birmingham (West Bromwich), or we can research locations or go to locations you love. If you are after a particular look and our consultation identifies you need a space to suit your vision, we will source and hire a studio that can capture exactly what you need.
WHEN IS THE BEST TIME TO BOOK A NEWBORN, BABIES & CHILDREN PHOTO SHOOT?
The best time to book a Newborn shoot is between 7 and 14 days new so we can capture those beautiful, curled up sleeping images when they tend to settle quicker. We've found that partners usually have the first two weeks off work after baby arrives, so this works well on that level too!
Newborn sessions can generally be photographed up to 6 weeks of age, however please be aware that the sleepy posed positions are hard to capture past 14 days old.
Please let us know ASAP once baby arrives so we can adjust your session date according to bubs actual birthdate and ideally within the 7 to 14 day window.
We only take on a limited amount of newborn sessions to allow for babies arriving early or late, so if you are interested in a newborn session please book in ASAP. Please note that Newborn sessions are available Monday - Friday. No weekend booking
WHAT SHOULD MY NEWBORN, BABY & CHILDREN WEAR TO THE PHOTO SHOOT?
I have a range of wraps, bonnets and hairbands for baby. I usually combine a range of photos with baby mostly wrapped and then a few with baby in their birthday suit, so you do not need to bring anything along for baby.
If you do have something specific you would like them to wear or incorporate in the photos, please let me know and bring these along especially if they are items of significance.
Parents & siblings can’t go wrong by wearing simple, neutral clothing as it does not date. Big patterns, logos and stripes don’t photograph well; simple is best.
As for the actual session, I will have the heater on to ensure that baby is comfortable so you may want to wear layers. That way you can peel off at your comfort!
DO YOU PHOTOGRAPH “OLDER” NEWBORNS?
Whilst it does get more challenging, yes I do photograph babies at any age! Please be aware however that once baby passes the 14 - 21 day mark, that baby will be more aware and possibly unsettled, so we may not be able to do some of the sleepy curled poses.
When newborns get to the six week plus age, they are usually more alert and may prefer to have their arms out and unwrapped so we will capture more natural looking images.
Newborns grow so quick and it is so gorgeous to capture their little milestones (eye connections and smiles), so don’t despair if we miss the little newborn age because we will still capture gorgeous imagery of your baby. Please click here to read a blog I wrote about “older” newborns for more info.
HOW LONG WILL THE SESSION TAKE?
Please allow 3 - 4 hours for your newborn and babies up to around 6 months old session to allow time for feeding, changing, settling, cuddles and posing time for the camera too of course.
Children overs 6 month we say 1 to 2 hours should be enough time to get some amazing images.
CAN WE TAKE A FEW FAMILY PORTRAITS AS WELL?
Even though your baby is the start of our photo shoot, it’s so important to capture the special connection between yourself and your baby so we can also include some photographs of you together as well as your immediate family. This time passes so quickly and one day you will look back on the photos and wish you were in them! There is no extra charge for this and family photos are included as part of your session.
If you have older siblings, we can take sibling images too. Depending on your childrens’ availability, I will take the sibling and family photos at the start of the session (or the end) and then we focus on your baby’s images.
HOW MUCH DOES A NEWBORN SESSION COST?
A Session fee of £150 is applicable. Artwork and Collections of your choice are in addition to the Session fee.
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The use of our blankets, wraps, props, bonnets & hairbands as well as parent and sibling photos with baby are included complimentary with your shoot.
Please note: The use of our outfit collection and photos with your partner and other children is included complimentary with your shoot.