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Home Newborn Baby Photo Shoot

Updated: Feb 14, 2020

For just over a year now I have been offering only at home newborn photo shoots and I have had the most amazing response.

For years I did studio photo shoots which worked very well to an extent, but I found myself getting little bored with the providing the same “routine” photo shoot for every family. Every family is different, unique, they have gone through a different birth experience, a different way of introducing their new little baby to the world. You can’t slot this incredible chapter of your life into a rigid ‘one size fits all’ routine.

This is one of the reasons I decided to experiment with going into people’s homes to take their first ever photos with this new little life.

I was nervous at first. What if there wasn’t enough light? What if nothing matched? What if I couldn’t find enough inspiration to start the photo shoot. I had NO reason to worry. The minute I walked into these spaces, there it was…click! I was telling a story. Their story, not my own where I put the baby in a basket with the same pink coloured wrap for a girls or blue for a boy. I started using their nursery’s, their blankets, the beautiful windows, gifts that had been given by loved ones and Ta daaaa!. I was telling their own story through my photography, in their own space, where THE