Baby photography tips for the ‘newborn-again’ photographer

Baby photography tips for the 'newborn-again' photographer

Shot of the Day

Shot of the Day

Carmen’s comment
“Baby Joseph was just stirring, but I think this shot, as he starts to stretch, really works. The shot was originally quite central, but Tracy’s cloned in some additional floor for a more pleasing composition. I had envisaged the that the blue wrap would add a splash of colour – but we tried a mono conversion, which I think looks classier. What do you think?”

Tracy’s verdict
“You’ve got to really love babies to do this type of photography well, and Carmen has done a wonderful job of capturing a beautiful newborn portrait that his parents will treasure!

“The crossed legs and slightly outstretched arms give a relaxed look to the shot, while the wrap contrasts against the darker flooring. There’s plenty of breathing space – thanks to a bit of Photoshop cloning to the right and the subtle vignette frames the image nicely.”

PAGE 1: Meet our professional photographer and apprentice
PAGE 2: Baby photography tips for during the shoot
PAGE 3: Final baby photography tips from our professional photographer
PAGE 4: Our professional photographer’s recommended gear
PAGE 5: Shot of the Day


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  • Patricio Vargas

    Hi Jeff, thanks for your tips.
    What “not expensive” camera do you suggest to take picture of our new baby?
    Thanks a lots