To go along with my maternity photo shoot, I also booked a newborn session. We didn’t do one with our first so I was so excited to get Olivia’s done this time round’, looking back I wish we did it with Mason (our first).
Before booking her shoot, there are some things that are great to know before hand, our photographer did a great job of making sure we were prepared. I didn’t know that there was so much that goes into the session, props to our photographer Emily, she was really amazing and is so patient.
Here are a few tips before the shoot:
- Expect it’s going to be hot, photographers like to keep their studio warm since your little one will be naked for most of the time, you don’t want them to get cold. So bring a t-shirt.
- Newborn sessions take some time, so don’t pack your day full of other errands and activities.
- If you are doing family photos as well and you have another little, (we have a 2 year old and he did not co-operate at all) that’s toddlers for ya 😉 Have your partner or someone else take your other child home after the family portion, I was super stressed when my toddler didn’t want to participate. It was much more relaxing when he left haha. We only ended up getting a few good ones, and that was thanks to Emily having Paw Patrol characters. So bring things that your toddler will interact with/ and or keep them busy.
- Bring a few different outfits in case baby pukes or has an accident.
Here are a few pictures from our photo shoot with Olivia, I love love love how they turned out. Thank you Emily Rae Photography 🙂