This handsome little guy spent the morning with me in my Abbotsford studio, on the very same day it just so happened to be his due date! It’s wonderful he came a few weeks early because he got a head start on bringing so much joy into this word. When babies are beyond that 12 day mark for typical newborn photography, they often like to be tightly swaddled. Mostly, because they are not used to being in utero any longer. And that makes it a challenge to pose them in all the curly, squishy poses we often see with newborns. His parents did not want to miss out on a ‘newborn’ session, so we got him comfortable and photographed him for a slightly shorter session than usual. This little guy was all about the swaddling and snoozed away his session! He also let me have lots of snuggles and only pooped on me once. You gotta love that!!! So, I say it was a success all around!
I am a big believer in letting babies lead my photo sessions. If they can only settle for 1 hour, then we work quickly and efficiently. If baby will let me pose them on their front and not their back, well, I go with it. Baby body language is very clear on what they like and what they don’t like. And since baby safety is my number one priority, I always make sure I go at baby’s pace, always listening to their signals. Ensuring baby safety is my number one reason why I recommend a professional photographer! We have done countless courses on newborn photography and mentored with the most talented of photographers. What the general public doesn’t always understand, is that newborn photography education includes safety, posing, wrapping, lighting, editing and much more! Professional photography is the safest way to capture your most precious possessions!