I had the sweetest baby in the studio the other day. Baby M came all the way from Nanaimo to see me. We were able to have a super sleepy baby even with the travel time because my newborn clients receive a guide that helps them prepare depending on how far they’re traveling.
Her parents were excited first time parents and for so many reasons, I can see why! When Baby M came in she had a little bit of red fuzzy hair. (Mum also had amazing red hair, I wonder if M will have the same?!) We just had to do greens to compliment her porcelain skin and red fuzz!
Baby M’s session was a newborn only session which means I start with prop posing and then finish the session with table posing.
Safety is my number 1 priority. Knowing how to properly pose a baby and how to keep a baby safe are reasons why I have studied with world renowned mentors in person and ongoing online. I stay with the baby the entire session and use a spotter whenever baby is upright in a prop. The poses we are able to achieve each session depend on how baby responds to touch and movement. I like babies to feel completely comfortable the entire session. I will try a pose a few times but ultimately if a baby isn’t relaxing into a pose I will move on to the next one.
I think baby rolls are up there with my all-time-favourite part of newborn sessions. This little one’s cheeks rivalled her rolls for sure!
As the mum of a redhead myself, I have to say they also look amazing in purples (and basically every colour, really!) So we also did a few prop poses with purples, too.
Her session was super sweet and went very smoothly and I was a little bummed when it was time for Baby M to get back in her carseat and head back to Nanaimo.
If you’re ready to book your Newborn Session you can click on over to my booking page. For more information on the differences between a newborn session with family and a newborn only session or any other questions, you can click to my contact page. Newborns are best photographed between 5-14 days new and session space fills quickly.