Why newborn photography?
They will only be newborns once and you want to capture that brief moment in time! Newborns must be photographed within with the very first 2 weeks of life. At this time, they are very sleepy and tiny and still have the curl that is so amazing to capture and remember forever. These newborn moments are too important yet they last only for a very short time that's why you have to capture them in photographs! Your tiny newborn will grow fast as each day passes… to a little baby… then a toddler! Yet the memories of each stage are still there if captured in photographs. You can of course do some photograph taking on your own, but it's always nice to hire a professional photographer. Not only do you get professional portraits but it's always nice to be together in the photographs with your newborn or family. That's where I come in! Let me capture the love and relationship in your family and make an art out of those portraits.
When should I have my newborn photographed?
As mentioned above, newborns are best photographed within their first 2 weeks of life. At this time, they are very sleepy and curly! When they sleep, we can very easily move them into cuddly, precious positions and adorn them with hats and headbands with little to no complaints!
When should I schedule my newborn session?
Please schedule your newborn session while you are still pregnant. A good time frame would be around 25-35 weeks. This way we can "pencil" in a tentaive date. Obviously, expected due dates can vary greatly, usually anywhere between 2 weeks early to two weeks late. If you book early enough, I can be sure to clear my schedule within the time frame of your due date. Once you give birth, please call me to let me know you have had the baby, and we will confirm a final date. Trust me, when you get home from the hospital, you will feel overwhelmed. Most likely you won't get around to finding a photographer until atleast after your baby is a month old. At that time, we have missed that "newborn" opportunity. So book early!
Where will we do the newborn session?
All newborn sessions are done in my home studio where I house all of my backdrops, blankets and props! I use professional grade strobe lighting for newborn photography that creates soft shadows and a gentle glow.