How to Choose the Best Newborn Photographer

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Are you a young parent looking to capture that sleepy and curly demeanor of your infant forever? If that is the case, then enlisting the services of a newborn photographer would be the best way to do this. But soon after delivering your bundle of joy, you really don’t want any more stress!

You will most likely find the infant photographer of choice from scrolling through Google or YouTube. But, how do you choose the perfect photographer to capture those everlasting moments a few days after your baby arrives?

Below are some useful tips on how to choose the best newborn photographer…

When Should You Start Your Search

Although you might only think of a newborn photoshoot when you want it, it is important to start your search early, possibly during pregnancy. This could be a few weeks before your due date. In terms of scheduling the photoshoot, we would recommend conducting the photoshoot no later than two weeks after birth. 

Now, How Do You Choose the Best Photographer?

The only way to pick out a photographer is to review their previous works. With social media being such an advanced and readily available tool, you can check out their profiles and gauge if you like their work or not.

So, what do you look for in a newborn photographer?

1. Safety

When finding a photographer to work with, the safety of your precious little one comes first. Although it can be hard to determine the level of protection offered for your newborn through online profiles, client testimonials could be the right place to start.

Read reviews on how the photographer handles and cares for newborn babies. Only go for the person you feel most comfortable with.

2. Timing

Children grow really fast. If you want to capture those early moments before your kid outgrows the bendy, squishy and extra sleepy phase, then timing is a crucial aspect. Make sure you can find a photographer that can conduct the shoot to your timescales.

3. Style

Pictures tell stories, and when you take your infant for a photoshoot, you hope for a beautiful story to be told later in life. That is why the style of your prospective photographer should be on point.

Make sure that their accessories are not only memorable, but also safe and super-captivating. Only book an appointment once you evaluate the photographer’s style.

4. Experience and Budget

It is important to understand that quality often matches the price. This means that the most experienced photographers will most likely charge the most. However, this should not be a limiting factor for you and your newborn.

Find a photographer that not only captures your baby’s innocence and style, but also takes care of your pocket.

Once you are happy with their prices and their experience is reassuring, you can then book an appointment.

When the day comes for the photoshoot, you should insist on getting both portraits and face photos done. Make your baby’s childhood memorable and capture those moments by getting yourself a qualified, professional, and well-experienced yet affordable newborn photographer.

One photographer that we would recommend is Head over and check out their portfolio here.



Ashley Macdonald
Ashley has recently joined the FeedsPortal content writing team and brings with her a wealth of journalistic experience, which we believe our readers will find extremely useful.

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