13 Most Requested Newborn Poses

13 Most Requested Newborn Poses Newborns are adorable, right? They are tiny, curly and snuggle into the cutest poses! Continue reading to learn about the 13 most requested newborn poses in the studio below. Standard Newborn Poses 1. Swaddled Newborn Typically we begin the session by swaddling babies, which hopefully puts babies right to sleep. Once swaddled, newborns are gently placed on the oversized beanbag to rest on their back, facing upward. 2. Side Laying The newborn is stretched out horizontally, and their little back foot kicked out so we can see their toes. Their face is usually resting on a hand. Most babies love this pose because it gives them a chance to get very comfortable! 3. Bum Up One of my favorite newborn poses, especially for babies with a little meat on their bones! It’s the pose that features newborn’s “back wrinkles.” It can be a tough pose - it takes an accomplished photographer to achieve a beautiful curve.  4. Baby's Chin…

Continue Reading13 Most Requested Newborn Poses

10 Tips for a Successful Newborn Photo Shoot

In the past five or ten years, there has been a measurable increase in the number of newborn photo shoots throughout the country. Parents everywhere are determined to capture their babies' images the first chance they get.Studio newborn sessions often happen within the first two weeks of the baby's life while lifestyle newborn sessions are scheduled when newborns are 2-4 weeks old.Perhaps you are gearing up for your own newborn's first photo shoot. Perhaps this is your first child, which means you are even more excited/anxious about it.If so, there are certain things you should consider to really nail that session with the photographer. Detailed below are the ten most important things to do to prepare for it. You won't regret it, because you only have a limited amount of time to capture all of the images you want.Continue reading to prepare your baby and your family for the optimal newborn…

Continue Reading10 Tips for a Successful Newborn Photo Shoot

What to Wear for Family Photos – 10 Tips for Choosing Outfits

When planning a family photo shoot, it can be challenging to find the balance between clothing that looks nice and clothing that looks natural. Check out this guide to learn more about what to wear for family photos. 1. Where do I even start to find the right outfits for my family?   Start with your favorite outfit then continue adding outfits that coordinate with it.  2. What colors photograph best?  I recommend versions of primary colors, like mustard, maroon, brick, navy and royal. Try to avoid fluorescent colors because of the unflattering color casts and the harsh color. Also avoid green in outdoor sessions in the summer, it's just too much green.  3. What style clothing should we wear? Wear what matches your personality and feels comfortable. If you aren’t comfortable in your clothes it will be noticeable in the portraits. Do you prefer dresses or leggings? Love boots, heels, wedges or sandals? Men, do you prefer button downs or t-shirts?…

Continue ReadingWhat to Wear for Family Photos – 10 Tips for Choosing Outfits