Benefits of Investing in Newborn Photography for Your Baby
In this era of smartphones, more and more people are using the cameras on their phones to take photos. However, even though some phones have exceptional cameras, they cannot replace the photographer’s eye to the fantastic polished images which don’t just focus on your baby’s detail, but the background as well. The shots done by a professional photographer during a personalised newborn photography session are often worth printing and framing. A great reminder of what your baby looked like in the first few days and weeks of life.
In the following article, the writer narrates her experience during her newborn’s first photoshoot with a professional photographer, and why she felt it was the best choice for her family.
Is a Newborn’s Professional Shoot Worth the Cost?
I’ve never taken professional studio shots before. Being generally budget conscious, my maternity photo shoot was done at a self-photography studio where we had to take our own photos. It was done entirely indoors – there were props to use and it cost less than $50. We had another family photo shoot (also self shot) with Elise when she was 3 months old which we used to make our calendar. To celebrate her first birthday, we decided to opt for a professional shoot. Read more here
Many parents debate if the cost of getting newborn shots by a professional is worth it. Sometimes, it is not just the money but the time and inconvenience of moving with a newborn to a studio. Some professional photographers are flexible enough to work at different locations, but many feel they’ll get the perfect images with the studio background and lighting. Sometimes, it is an inconvenience, but the cost is worth it since a photographer’s eye and experience are critical for the perfect newborn photos.
Understandably, some parents face a challenge in choosing the best studio to use for their newborn’s first professional photos. This is why the writer of the following article breaks down some of the outstanding aspects of photo studios in Singapore.
The Popularity of Newborn Photography in Singapore
Baby photography studios are increasingly sought after by many parents in Singapore. They want to capture their newborn’s early days with professionally taken images to celebrate the miraculous, joyful occasion.
Tiny, fragile and oh-so-cute, your newborn will grow all too quickly, leaving his baby days behind for good. Young Parents rounds up eight baby photography studios in Singapore, each with their unique style. Read more here
Demand for newborn photography has increased significantly in Singapore, especially with young parents. This is a new adventure that many want to document and look back to as their children grow. It is also a way to show the changes the family is undergoing and the growth taking place with the addition of a new family member. Of course, we cannot overlook the fact that this is becoming the norm, and most families start planning and budgeting for the shots long before the baby is born.
In the following article, Mel and Crystal Tan explore the various photo studios in studios and discuss the distinct styles that appeal to their clients.
The Steps Photo Studios in Singapore are Taking to Attract More Clients
Babies grow very quickly and many parents wish they have captured the moments when their little ones were little! Photography is a way to capture such memories and having a portrait taken at a professional studio is not only a nice photograph but also an experience in itself. It is important though, to choose studios that specialize in taking baby’s portraits, as they will have the right props and skills. Read more here
Parents look for different images of their newborns, with some looking for unique shots, others want the accessories that only a professional can envision using. In contrast, others only want a reminder of their newborn’s natural smile, small feet, and tiny hands. Photography studios, especially those that specialize with newborn and family photos, tailor their styles based on their client’s demands. Others get creative and give parents ideas on how to make their newborn’s shots unique. In some cases, studios customize the shots they take based on random thoughts they get as they photograph the baby.
Due to the stiff competition, and the threat by camera phones, it has become necessary for studios in Singapore to make the adjustments required to accommodate the changing photography environment and consumer demands.