If you would like to book a shoot, please do so when you are in your second trimester of pregnancy, as spaces are extremely limited for last minute shoots. I usually suggest you book ‘due date +7 days’, but as due dates and baby arrival dates do not always coincide, I will then shuffle the shoot date. Just call me to let me know baby has arrived and I’ll confirm your booking date and time.
My newborn sessions are different every time. Each baby is different and the sessions depend on their own little personalities.
The best newborn shots are when the little ones are under two weeks old, but I will photograph babies up to four weeks. If you are hoping for sleeping baby shots, the shoot will usually take up to four hours. The time really does fly and give you a chance to relax and drink tea and eat chocolate biscuits. I find the parents are often ready for some relaxation time when they come to the studio, so it works well all round.
Babies who are awake throughout the shoot still make gorgeous models. Your photos will still be beautiful, but I will always leave enough time at the end of the shoot in case you want to keep persevering for the sleeping baby shots. Taking our time with the shots is important because they capture special moments.