The first stage of parenthood is a time of great hope and excitement, and many parents seek out a professional photographer to help them capture the beauty of their newborn. If you’re looking for a photographer to document the newest addition to your family, have them consider these creative ideas from Photographer Central pro member Carolyn Fong.
Focus on your newborn’s size
They’re teeny-tiny peanuts only for a very short time, so it’s best to capture the little details—tiny fingers, tiny toes—within those first few weeks. Most parents are so busy adjusting to lifewith a newborn that they let the little details slip by. Many clients have told me the photos from our session were more meaningful later on because they served as a true time capsule.