A newborn baby is one of life’s most precious gifts… their arrival into our world should always be enjoyed and celebrated. A favourite way to celebrate a new family member is to capture them forever with some gorgeous newborn photography… but is it actually safe?
There’s often concern raised about safety during baby photoshoots and we feel it’s important that parents-to-be are aware how these super cute photographs can be achieved without exposing their babies to unnecessary risks.
The simple answer to this question is that if carried out by a competent professional photographer, then baby photography is both incredibly safe, lots of fun and also a wonderfully rewarding experience for everyone involved. However, as you would expect, there’s actually a whole unique skillset to newborn photography that’s far more involved than simply setting an expensive camera to auto and popping a baby on a nice blanket.
A quick google search will show you that there is an abundance of newborn photographers to choose from, of mixed abilities and artistic style. So to help you make an informed decision we’ve written this quick guide below to help you choose the perfect photographer.