I love to capture all those gorgeous newborn features; fingers, toes and little belly-buttons. I love them all.
Dressing your newborn is very simple. Most of the session, your newborn will be unclothed or wrapped in blankets in our carefully temperature controlled studio.
I also have a large range of newborn props. Including baby friendly headbands, newborn outfits, wraps and blankets.
For parents, I recommend a neutral coloured top; white, beige or grey. Don't forget to add accessories. (See below) Also, think about textures, lace and various layers. I also recommend you bring a black top.
It is important that clients are the focus of any and all photographs.
Having bold prints or vibrant colours can be very distracting to the eye. Children's character clothing and slogan/labelled clothing will have the same distracting result.
Keeping the colour palette similar or neutral can make the world of difference in photographs; it allows the client to be the center of attention.
Another important thing to remember is comfort! Make sure your outfit is something that you're comfortable in. If you've purchased an item especially for your session, make sure you try it on a couple of times - move around in it and sit down. If it's too uncomfortable, rethink your choice.
Try to lay out your outfit choices together on a bed or the floor. That way you can see in advance what the outfits are like together. This is also a good way to see what needs washing, ironing or if you need to swap an item out. Don't forget about the shoes!!!
For all sessions, I think it's important to accessorize. They have an enormous effects. This could include scarves, belts, jewelry or jackets. They're quick and easily interchangeable.