How to Prepare for Your Baby’s First Photoshoot in Singapore
Your baby’s first photoshoot is an exciting moment, especially when you think of all the possible shots that a professional can capture within a short time. Whether you intend to do it in the first or fourth week after birth, you need to be ready for it. Although newborns sleep a lot, and you can capture them in various poses, sometimes they can be cranky, and this will ruin a day that should have been perfect. Preparation is key to having a perfect shot. For example, you should ensure the baby is fed before the photoshoot to ensure he or she remains content during the shoot.
Fortunately, photography studios have devised ways to help new parents to have an easier time during baby photoshoot sessions.
Sassy Mama, in the following article, looks at some of the adjustments studios make to accommodate to the challenges that keep some parents from capturing the moments with their newborns.
Customized Newborn Photography
Your little bundle of joy has arrived and we know that you just can’t wait to get snapping! Book yourself and bub in for a professional session with one of our top newborn photographers in Singapore! Read more here
Photography in Singapore is thriving, primarily because studios now tailor-make sessions to suit their clients’ needs. When it comes to newborns, there is an even greater need to ensure an unnecessary trip to the studio does not inconvenience the baby and parents. This is why some photographers provide the option of shots at home. Newborns are delicate, and sometimes, after a difficult birth, mothers cannot face the prospect of moving around with their newborns, so the photographer carries the props and backdrops to a convenient location.
In the following article, Chong Yi Sze looks at some of the famous poses for newborns.
Different Photography Styles Used for Newborn Shots
As The Avons sang, “We’re Only Young Once”, children will only be tiny munchkins for that precious instant in their lives. Who wouldn’t want to capture their lovely, tiny human at the pinnacle of their childhood charm? Before all your tiny darlings start shooting up like Jack’s magical beanstalk, book one of these outstanding baby photographers to freeze all those precious moments and expressions. Read more here
Professional photographers never lack creativity when it comes to getting the shots they want for babies. They can even turn a crying baby’s photo into a work of art! With a few adjustments, they can create a playful background that completely changes the perception that a newborn is simply sleeping. Props are critical for messaging in photography, especially of newborns. The classic, timeless shots will leave you looking at the images with yearning, long after your baby is grown.
In the next article, The Hooter discusses his experience before, during, and after the newborn and family shots.
Why Flexibility is Critical in Newborn Photography
Since our brood has grown, it was also time to document this life-changing milestone in print. It was also timely to “upgrade” our family photo which sits in our living room, so baby Leroy gets to have his cute, tiny self in it too.
We were excited to go for our newborn portraiture session – okay, maybe I was more excited because I finally got to step out of the house albeit it was just 10 days into confinement! Read more here
When it comes to taking photos of your newborn, it is best to prepare to make changes, especially if you have specific poses and styles in mind. Babies don’t always cooperate, so you should factor this in your plans. Fortunately, most photographers who specialize in family photography understand and even prepare for mood swings, especially if the newborn’s routine is affected. Even if you don’t get the shots you expected, most photographers will ensure the new styles leave you feeling good about the photoshoot.
Before you decide on the styles you should use for your newborn’s shots, you should explore the possible shots with the photographer. You might get better ideas, or find ways to incorporate various styles to the photoshoot. If your baby has alternative plans, see how you can work around the crankiness, but if it is not possible, you can always reschedule.