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7 Tips For Creating A Newborn Photoshoot At Home

Want to add a professional touch to your little ones’ photos? We have just what to need to make them picture perfect.

Infant photoshoots are becoming increasingly popular with time, but they are equally expensive if you want to get them done by a professional. If you want to try your hands in photography but don’t know how to do it, we are here to help. Go through these tips and make your own unique album for your little one.

Get Closer

The most frequent mistake we make is to stand away. Our attention stays focused on the background and overtakes the baby picture. The best way to improve your photographs is to get closer to your baby.

Use Sunlight

Switch off the camera’s flash! The sun is always the most stunning source of illumination and the flash smudges the fine details of the image. If you are indoors, try keeping an open window as the source of light.

Choose A Simple Moment

It’s not necessary to pose your baby in a photo always. Having a photo session in which the parents play paparazzi does not make the picture look genuine. It will only embarrass the baby when she/he grows up. Keep the photo natural and simple to capture the real details.

Try Making It Black And White

Digital photography is common and with online services for photo printing, you can create an identical picture in black and white. Although you shouldn’t expect every photo to sport this artistic appearance, it’s definitely worth the try. The results of the photo effect are fantastic, and you can always get them colored with simple software.

Get To The Details

Baby’s eyes are beautiful. Capture the excitement because they grow too quickly. Take a close look at a newborn’s tiny feet and hands as thefingers twitch while they sleep. You don’t have to worry about getting the whole picture. Sometimes taking the hands of feet also makes memories.

Continue Snapping

For every dozen photos you take, there’s probably only one you can keep, so make sure you ensure you’ve got plenty of photos in hand!

Be Creative

Many newborn photographers enjoy using backdrops and props to make their photographs look more distinctive. The more imaginative you are, the better your photo will emerge. Make sure you think of how you will make the layout and work on it accordingly.


Indrani Karmakar from Siliguri is a writer and artist. After graduating in Political science, she broadened her horizons and dived into the world of creativity. She loves adding humour and innovation to everything in and around her. When she is not working, you will find her collecting oddly shaped pebbles, doodling, crafting, and if you are really lucky- you can even catch her humming!
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