Welcome to my newborn photography page!
As a newborn photographer I get to admire and cuddle your brand new baby and capture beautiful treasured images of all the little details. It is an honor for me to be a part of this special time. I am extremely patient and relaxed with babies to make the picture taking process as comfortable as it can be for baby. My newborn photography studio in Visalia is stocked full of adorable high quality, handmade newborn photography wraps, props, knits hand chosen by me to photograph well. Please check out my photos below for a few samples of my newborn and baby photography work. We recommend newborn photos before day 12 for best posing.
I keep my Session fee low, include digitals in the session fee, with a clear explanation of cost so there are no surprises.
--Book and plan early in advance to ensure availability
--Newborn photo sessions run much smoother if done within the first 12 days. I highly recommend scheduling newborn photos ahead of time to ensure your baby gets in before they are 12 days -this is how we get those cute adorable poses!
--Sessions are usually around 9:30am weekdays and last about 2 hours. Space is limited. I HIGHLY recommend booking your newborn photo session before baby comes to ensure an opening!
-- I strive for 5 different setups. If baby is agreeable we get more! I have 5 set ups ready. If baby isn't comfortable or settled we move on. Making sure your baby is content, fed well, and sleepy is key.
-- My style is simple and timeless. Beautiful scenes set up when you arrive- bowls, buckets, wraps, back drops, and all props provided. Just bring baby!
-Day of Newborn photo Session instructions for smooth running
-please try to keep baby as active as possible ahead of session.
-plan on 2 to 3 hours - depends a lot on if baby is well fed. My studio is tiny with seating for only 1 or 2. There are dangerous lights and props so please leave children and siblings at home.
-Please have a hungry, sleepy baby upon arrival as this will help the process run much smoother for baby and ensures posing will go smoother. You can feed baby at the beginning of the photo session before we get started and during when baby appears to be hungry (babies eat extra at photo session!)
--please bring extra formula. I make babies super hungry by moving them around. A pacifier can be a lifesaver during newborn sessions and gives me an option to keep them in that perfect pose. Please bring a pacifier.
--Please don't worry if baby seems fussy at your newborn photo session. This is normal and I'm still able to get amazing, beautiful pictures.
--Be prepared, newborn sessions take several hours. I am very patient with your newborn baby and will take time to hold and comfort baby through process and wait for baby to settle each change of scene to get those gorgeous shots.
--Regarding toddler siblings. Please only bring siblings if you are signed up for a newborn family session and please have one parent take the kids home or to a park once their sibling photos are done for the remainder of the session. My studio is tiny with hot lamps, backdrops stacked, and dangerous props that are propped and can fall. There is only enough room to trip over something. The remaining newborn session can take hours and you and your children will be much happier if you have a plan in action. Trust me on this!
-- Newborn photo sessions can be a nice relaxing experience for you. You can put your feet up and enjoy watching your new baby pose for me.
--Be excited and congratulations on your new baby!