NEWBORN PHOTOGRAPHY - £100 session fee plus choice of digital & print package
If you would like baby-in-a-basket and baby on the beanbag type images please come to my studio in Stoke Newington for your session - I have many backgrounds, props and a full range of lighting equipment.
I create three different set-ups to photograph your baby in, using different bowls, baskets, backgrounds and fabric colour combinations.
Afterwards, we can photograph you and your partner with your baby. Sessions tend to last approx. two hours, to allow for baby-changing and feeding breaks.
Siblings can also join the shoot - ideally, they are brought to the studio after the newborn shots, to allow peace and quiet for the newborn work. We have a fantastic park and playground five minutes walk away where dad and your toddler can hang out until we are ready for them.
If you prefer a natural, lifestyle look without baskets and bowls etc, I can visit your home instead. I use a mix of daylight and portable flash-lighting and bring a white king size duvet cover and pillowcases, a variety of coloured muslin and cotton cloth wraps for your baby, alpaca bonnets, dainty floral headbands and textured blankets.
After the baby shots, we can photograph all of you together, using your bedroom and/or living room as the setting. Siblings can join in the shoot after the main newborn shots - although sometimes I photograph them before so they do not get jealous!
Both studio and home sessions require a £100, non-refundable deposit. After your shoot, your images will be edited and uploaded on to a password-protected online gallery for your family to view from home. You can then select a print-and-digital package to suit your style and budget.
Please email for a list of print and digital packages, starting at £200 for 15 retouched, high res digitals and 2 x A4 prints.
Ideally, a newborn session should be 5 to 12 days after the birth, to get that curled-up, sleepy look. Your baby can also be posed more easily at this age. But if you are only just getting out and about after three or four weeks, that is absolutely fine - older newborns are a bit more wriggly and not quite so sleepy but you do see their wonderful big eyes, wide open, and I can adjust poses according to their age. Let me know your expected due date so I can pencil in a potential shoot.