On Thursday we met 8 day new Jasper (cool name ha) who was such a tiny little man it was just adorable. Born a few days late at a whopping 5lb 14oz 💙 he was the cutest little lad you could ever wish to photograph.
Jasper arrived asleep and although we followed our proven procedure for the shoot, we never heard a peep from him until almost at the end. He was not only a perfect little bundle but he was well behaved too 😀
We started with one of our lovely neutral outfits and played with a few props, gently moving and playing with him and of course keeping him comfortable and safe. We never do any of the silly unnatural poses that I believe risk newborn babies and I am not alone! Instead we stick to safe comfortable poses and I think they look amazing.
After we had done all of our props we changed Jasper into a blue outfit which I think he loves because I got a few smiles. Again lots of playing with positioning helps that.
We then did a few with Mum and Dad which finished off the shoot perfectly.
Jasper can definitely come back.
Jasper’s Mummy works for the NHS so qualified for our 10% discount.
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What do we bring to a newborn photoshoot
This is our most common question with new mums. Well Sue and I have a huge studio full of beautiful baskets, swings and beanbag props for new babies. We also have all the little outfits that you see on our website, we have 2 of most for twins too. We also have a few soft toys and lots of special blankets and rugs. We have full changing facilities too and a Mummy and Baby room although we are 100% happy for you to change and feed baby in the comfort of the studio whilst having a cuppa from our free and pretty cool coffee machine or indeed catching up on facebook with our free wifi.
So to answer the question. Extra nappies is always a great idea, probably for a couple of years not just the photoshoot 😂 Plus extra milk, if your feeding baby yourself then its not a problem but if you bottle feed either full time or even just at night then its handy to bring some spare milk because newborns sometimes take a bottle easier in a strange environment. Other than that we are all covered.
Creating the right environment
We had already started by creating the right environment for our babies. Our studio is warm, comfortable and safe and filled with the scent of our specially blended Aromatherapy oils it is just perfect for babies. Our props are all warmed in preparation so there are no unexpected cold areas for babies delicate skin. No shocks to wake them or disturb their perfect slumber.
What does it cost?
Our newborn baby shoots cost £50 to book and a further £225 for a disk or USB stick of everything. Thats 60-100 beautiful photographs ready to print and share with your family and friends. Furthermore at the moment we are giving you a free of charge Framed photo with each newborn shoot. To get this amazing offer please contact me now. You can book this in at anytime during your pregnancy to guarantee this offer.
If you would like to see further examples of our stunning newborn baby photography recently taken at our Southampton and Hampshire studio, including prices, then please click the take a look at our newborn gallery. Alternatively click the button below to find out about how you can also get stunning photos like this for your own baby!
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