Maternity and Baby Photoshoot to Document the Precious Moments

by Somya Sood Baby, Kids, Maternity, Family Photography, Delhi N

As new parents, life can be overwhelming and exciting at the same time. Bringing life into the world comes with a lot of new responsibilities and planning; making time to book a professional photographer who can document the initial days of the baby’s life is essential beforetime. 


Many women prefer to conduct maternity and newborn photography with the same photographer, as shooting intimate moments with the newborns as well as the soon to be mothers requires trust and bonding, with the mother as well as the baby before the photoshoot.


Best Time for Maternity Photoshoot:


The ideal time for soon to be mothers to be involved in a photoshoot is around thirty weeks. This is the best and possibly the most comfortable time, as the expecting mother still has comfortable mobility to pose.


The seventh or eighth month of pregnancy has the right size for it to be highlighted well during the photoshoot. Any time after the 35 weeks of pregnancy is uncomfortable for the expecting mother, as movement starts to get limited and difficult.


Maternity Shoots With Multiples on the Way:


It is difficult to be a newly expecting mother and be abounding with joy planning every inch of the way. It is still a joyous, if not overwhelming, once it is confirmed that the pregnancy is for twins. If this is the case, then the maternity photoshoot should be conducted slightly earlier on during the pregnancy, as the bump will be evident by the second trimester as opposed to the third for a single baby.


How to Prepare for a Maternity Photoshoot?


A few pointers are required before heading out for the maternity photoshoot. As the subject of the shoot, there are a few things one can do to ensure good pictures.


-          - Large patterns and contrasting colors should be avoided as they distract from the subject of the shoot

-          - Keeping a moisturized skin will ensure good pictures.

-          - Shoot using natural light, without flashes for it to be as natural as possible.

-          - Plan ahead with the photographer to discuss a concept.


Best Time for Newborn Baby Photography:

The first two weeks of the baby’s livesare spent sleeping; the ideal time for newborn baby photography is within this timeframe. The sleeping baby is perfect to ensure good poses as they are still very plaint at that tender age.


Natural Light Photography:


Natural light photography is desirable for any type of photoshoot, as shooting with proper natural light is a game-changer. Lighting is the most important aspect of photography and natural light is the best for realistic and warm pictures. There should be light flowing over the newborn to create enough shadows as well as highlight the features of the bay at the same time. An outdoor baby photoshoot is quite a popular trend; planning with the photographer around the baby’s feeding schedules will help ensure a smooth photoshoot.


Researching well before hiring a professional in Delhi, Faridabad, Gurugram or Noida will be beneficial and create memorable experiences to document the most important time of our lives. The photographer hired for maternity and newborn photography should have ample experience for smooth process.

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