Simply beautiful & natural newborn photography from the comfort of your own home just £139
Newborn babies grow so fast, its important to capture those precious first few weeks. Remember those tiny fingers and tiny toes for years and years to come.
The best time for newborn photographs is when baby is between 6 – 14 days old. Newborn photographs are ideally taken in those early weeks so that baby is sleepy and happy.
To ensure that your newborn photography session takes place when baby is still little I recommend booking in advance. We can book your photo session in at 10 days after your due date, closer to the time I will contact you to see whether baby has made an appearance yet if yes than we can confirm a booking day and time to suit you. If baby is still hasn't made their appearance we simply push the booking back a little.
Should your little one arrive a little earlier than expected we can bring your session forward a little. In some special situations the newborn photo session can take place a little later, contact me to find out more.
The newborn photo session takes place at your home, I come to you with all the equipment needed for your session, I just need a bit of space to set up.
I bring with me lots of backdrops, blankets and wraps to create some beautiful portraits of your new arrival. The session can include parents portraits as well as sibling portraits with your new baby.
The session can take up to 4 hours, I never rush with a newborn photo session to ensure babies comfort and safety throughout. There's plenty of time should your little one need a feed or a cuddle during the shoot.
My newborn photography has a natural style. I use neutral and earthy tones to create some beautiful pieces of art work which will stand the test of time.
I have developed my style over the years to create something I believe is simple yet creative, to ensure your loved ones are captured perfectly, a portrait you will be proud to hang on your wall.
Your baby's safety is my number one priority. I work with a verity of different poses for baby I only position baby in a pose which they will allow me to do and no poses are ever forced.
I work with your baby's cues to ensure your little is comfortable and happy at all times.
Babies are never left alone in props, you maybe asked to help out during the session, should I need an extra pair of hands to ensure baby is safe.
To ensure cleanliness all of my blankets, warps and backdrops are washed after every session, I also ensure that my hands are clean whilst working with your baby.
I have a full guide to help your prepare for your newborn photo session which can be found here.
The main things to help prepare for the session is ensuring that the room we will be using is nice and warm, as baby will be undressed for the session I recommend we aim to keep the room temperature at around 28 degrees Celsius. We will be very warm but baby will be nice and comfortable.
I recommend that you have baby undressed about half an hour before I arrive keeping their nappy on. Aim to feed baby as I arrive, but please do not worry if this isn't going to plan, babies make up their own rules.
If we will be capturing sibling photographs with the new baby, I recommend dressing the old child in something plan, jeans and a natural top usually look great. I would avoid bright colours, texts or bold patterns as these will date your photographs very fast.
Once I have finished your session, I carefully edit through your photographs to ensure that they are perfect. Most newborn babies have milk spots, blemishes and dry skin, all of these things can be removed during the editing of the photographs. This can take between 2 - 4 weeks.
I will provide you with a client gallery on my website which is password protected, once you have logged in you will be able to view all the best photographs from your session.
The newborn photo package includes 5 digital photograph files which you will be able to download from your private account on the website.
You can then choose to buy any prints or wall displays or even more digital photograph files.
I am a Portsmouth base newborn photographer, covering Southampton, Gosport, Fareham and Chichester. I cover Hampshire and surrounding counties I charge a small travel fee for any sessions 20 miles or further from PO6. Travel is charged at 80p per mile after the first 20 miles.