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Seattle Newborn Photographer

There is nothing more precious than a newborn baby that’s one of the reasons I love being a Seattle newborn photographer.

There is magic in the size of a newborn, and their little features, their sleepy yawns and the adoring looks they get from their tired but extremely happy parents. Most newborns shown here are between 5-10 days old when a baby is still as flexible as they were in the womb, they still sleep a lot and fit so snugly into your arms.
If you are looking for a Seattle newborn photographer, I am one who focuses on your baby, not the prop the baby is in. We capture the cuddles and the small details, the tiny eyelashes, and the size of your hand on their chest, their tiny toes, and how their nose crinkles when they yawn. The moments that pass in a flash, and by the time you are back at the studio to see the portraits two weeks later, you will already be amazed at how much smaller your baby was then.

Ready to create beautiful images? Please fill out my contact form to book your custom newborn photography session

 

We hired Becca first to be our maternity and newborn photographer. The pictures were beautiful and unique. They weren’t overly posed or generic looking. She really takes pictures that capture the emotion of a moment and then makes you look just a bit better then you do in real life! We have since hired her to do family portraits and newborn photos again for our second child. She has a wonderful easy going personality that puts people at ease and makes the whole experience fun. We hope to be able to hire her many more times in the future, as her quality work is worth every penny!
Shooting in your HomeWhat to Have on Hand
Are you worried about the state of your home for a photo shoot, so soon after having a baby?

The first weeks of having a baby are a bit of a whirlwind, and household chores regularly get put on the back burner. Don’t worry, I expect things to be a bit… rustic, so please don’t stress yourself to clean for me.

For the pictures of the baby, other than their clothes they will be wearing and the blanket they are on, we won’t be seeing much of any other surroundings for the majority of the shoot. You can absolutely get some photos of baby around the house too, but it’s not necessary at all.

If everything is not perfect, don’t worry as things can be moved out of the way if they are in the way of a shot. If shooting in your home is something that you’d rather not do, let me know and you can schedule the newborn session to be at my home studio in North Seattle.

Here is a quick list of things good to have on hand for your newborn shoot.

- a naked baby! Start out with baby well fed, and swaddled in just a diaper. The session will start with baby naked and (hopefully) all sleepy.
- 2 outfits. Please default to the outfits that fit over the ones that are cute. A cute outfit that is too big looses it’s cuteness when the baby is lost in it;)
- diapers, burp cloths, and wipes. When we take pictures of baby naked, they will likely burp up, poo or pee. Don’t worry, I expect it and all things shot on are completely washable. It’s not controllable, so it’s great to have the items needed for cleanup close at hand. And I come prepared with waterproof liners to go underneath any blanket that is shot on so furniture doesn’t get soiled.
- favorite/special blankets. I will bring my own options , but it’s nice to include any that mean something to you. – a hat or two if you have any you really like.

 

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