The magic of newborn baby photography

Professional newborn baby photography

Newborn baby photography is becoming more and more popular. The moment your little baby is born is one of the most precious times in your life. The newborn quickly becomes the most important and beautiful person in your family. Such exceptional moments are really worth capturing. Think about photographs showing your cute sleeping baby, these lovely little feet or adorable expressions on the face. Take the opportunity of retaining the precious moments of the first days of your child.

Newborn baby photography is a wonderful way to capture the precious moments of a newborn's life. These first few weeks are incredibly special, as your little one begins to explore the world around them. With a professional newborn photography, you can capture these moments forever and create beautiful memories to treasure for a lifetime.

When is the best time for a newborn baby photography session?

Newborn baby photography sessions are usually done when a baby is less than two weeks old. This may seem soon, however you should know that this is the most appropriate and favourable time. First of all, this is the time when babies often stay in the foetal position and lie curled up. It looks cute and delicate in the photographs, and gives the impression of the baby’s newness in the pictures.

Also, it is the period when the little bodies are plastic enough to put them in the desirable poses. Obviously, it is done without the smallest harm to the infant. Newborns sleep most of the time, which enables us to take precise pictures. And indeed a sleepy little infant is what many people love the most about newborn photography.

Newborn baby photography requires a lot of knowledge and patience

Newborn baby photography requires a lot of patience as well as knowledge of how to make babies safe during a session. When it comes to newborn photography, there are a few things to keep in mind. First and foremost, safety is key. A newborn baby is incredibly delicate and requires gentle handling at all times. It is essential that you choose a professional photographer who is experienced in working with newborns and who understands how to handle them safely.

We always want you and your baby to feel secure and comfortable during your newborn photoshoot. That is why such sessions take place in your homes, in your baby’s natural surroundings. We are flexible and creative, which is especially important with such delicate and unpredictable models as newborn babies.

Your little one may need to be fed, changed, and soothed throughout the session, and this can take time. It's important to be flexible and allow plenty of time for breaks and adjustments as needed.

Some ideas for your newborn baby photoshoot

When it comes to props and accessories, less is often more. While it can be tempting to use lots of different props and outfits in your newborn photography session, it's important to remember that the focus should always be on your baby. Simple, natural props like blankets and baskets can be very effective in creating beautiful, timeless images. Please note we do not provide any props to use for your newborn session.

As far as the style of photography is concerned, newborn baby photos usually depict naked babies lying in various types of blankets. This is the most classic type of newborn baby photography which shows the beauty of a baby in different poses. Sometimes we can add some props to pose the baby if you have it at home. Also such objects as handmade woolly hats, various headbands or skirts for infants can be used to make the photos more attractive and unique. And they make a very endearing picture, too. We always love to give you photos which are as natural as possible. Our style of newborn photography is modern and timeless and we mostly shoot in black and white.

Newborn alter so quickly. Even a few days can bring about changes. Remember about the first days of your baby’s life – it is a crucial time if you want to have newborn baby photographs that you will cherish forever.

Family photography with a newborn baby

Newborn baby photography can be a life bonding experience. The photos can be taken with older siblings, which also results in a beautiful keepsake for the whole life. Pets are also welcomed in the family portrait with a newborn baby.


If you like our natural and timeless style of newborn baby photography and you would like to book a newborn baby photoshoot with Studio Milla, send us a message with your due date and your postcode. We will pencil your due date in our calendar and then schedule a newborn photoshoot during the first two weeks after the birth. Please note all our newborn baby photoshoots are done at our clients’ homes. We do not recommend newborn sessions in the studio.


If you would like to capture your maternity journey as well our Bump to Baby Photoshoot Package is created for you. It includes two separate sessions: maternity and newborn baby sessions. This is a perfect idea for images to your first family photo album.

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