Baby Safety is always my Priority because I wish to put my Clients at ease so they trust me to handle their precious babies.
Parents don’t always think about these aspects of a photoshoot but concentrate mainly on the outcome which is getting some beautifully posed photos. They hire newborn photographers with only one thing in mind – to document every detail of their babies at the start of their lives when they are tiny and new to this world. As a Newborn Baby Photographer I know how much pressure photographers feel to fulfill parents’ wishes. However, in the rush to capture the perfect shot, it is easy to forget that the subject of these photos are incredibly fragile little beings. Therefore, this should be the main criteria parents need to consider when choosing their baby’s photographer. As a photographer and a parent myself, safety always comes first when posing babies and when operating in my studio or on location. This also includes making sensible decisions if someone is not feeling well.
Over the past few years, I have done a number of workshops and training sessions which taught me how to pose babies safely and handle a newborn during the shoot. The training gave me knowledge and confidence to execute poses such as the Potato Sack (see the top image), the Froggy pose, and other advanced techniques used to create composite images (see the image below). Recently, I have done a course on newborn safety to gain more knowledge on that important topic too. I have learned how to sanitize my studio, choose cleaning products with the newborn’s health in mind, and make sure that my furniture and equipment meet newborn safety standards. I learned about newborn anatomy and the environment they come from to help me better understand what they are capable of doing in a shoot setting: how to avoid imbalance, overheating, and injury.
I strongly believe that if parents feel that they can trust me around their child, they will be put at ease and relax during the session, which helps their baby to relax too. Also, they will hopefully remember the experience of the shoot at my studio more fondly.
Thanks to all my past and future clients for trusting me with their loved ones.
P.S. Images come from my recent session with Baby Oliver |