NEWBORN PHOTO SHOOTS IN northamptonshire AND BEYOND
for babies under 2 weeks old - don't miss this newborn look!
Babies only look like this for a very short time. This newborn look is fleeting. So if you want portraits like these of your little one then don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Check out the information below then lets chat. You’ll only regret it if you DON’T do it!
Here's what you need to know
That depends on whether you choose a studio photoshoot, or a location photoshoot.
Come to my gorgeous studio in Ringstead, Northamptonshire. Here you'll have use of the full studio and all of my props and fabrics.
Alternatively, I can come to you. Currently I'm covering all areas of London, Hertfordshire, Essex, Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, and Northamptonshire and Leicestershire. I'll bring a mini-studio with me so we can get some studio-type portraits. Plus there's the option of some lifestyle-type portraits using your home and garden as the backdrop. Also, (subject to our gorgeous British weather) we may be able to pop to a local park if you don't have any outside space.
Check out the PRICING page for more details on the different types of shoots we do.
As you can see from these portraits, all the newborn babies here were under 2 weeks old when they had their newborn photoshoot. Every baby is different, but to ensure a successful newborn shoot there is one constant - they're never too young! I've done gorgeous newborn portraits with babies from 3 days to almost 3 months old. My recommendation, though is to aim to have your newborn photoshoot during Baby's first two weeks.
Book as early as you possibly can. Most people book around the time of their 24 week scan. This gives you the added benefit of having options for a pregnancy photoshoot and our very special offer (insert link here).
That's a very good point. Baby is going to arrive when they're good and ready (unless you've got a date for a planned C-section). We reserve a 'floating date' for you - somewhere around 7 - 10 days after your due date. Then we just keep in touch.
In the event of Baby arriving late, just give us a ring 2 or 3 days before your reservation date and if there's no sign of any action, we'll push the date back a few days (sometimes we have to do this more than once!)
In the event of Baby arriving early, make sure we're on the bottom of your list of people to call on the Big Day. Once you've called everybody important, call us and we can bring the session forward for you.
It might not sound like it, but this system really works. We've photographed hundreds of newborn babies, and no matter how early or late they arrived, we've fitted every single one of them into the studio diary. That's the benefit of only doing a maximum of 3 newborn sessions per week.
That depends on the type of session. For newborn sessions, allow up to four hours. This gives us plenty of time to create your portraits for you. It also allows plenty of time for feeding and nappy changing and anything else that might be needed to keep Baby comfortable. In addition we'll spend some time getting Baby to sleep and will be happy to share with you the tips and tricks we've picked up over the years for this. In fact we've picked up so much information about getting newborns to sleep from 13 years in this job that we've actually developed a course on it. Insert link.
Absolutely! This is an important time for all of the family - waiting to welcome a new addition.
Provided you can persuade your other half to be in some of the pictures, I promise to make him look cool, and not at all cheesey! As for siblings, well you'll see from some of the portraits here how charming the little ones look, getting excited about their new baby brother or sister!
We are somewhat limited on space in the studio, though, so if you plan on bring along extended family they can attend for the part of the session they're needed.
We work to a 3-part process, which ensures that we build the entire experience around your preferences and desires.
Firstly, we have a creative consultation, by phone or zoom. It takes around 30 minutes. This is so we can design your photo shoot in advance, to get the best possible results for you. We’ll discuss wardrobe choices, styling, themes and more. You’ll feel confident in knowing how to get the most out of your time with us.
Secondly, there's the actual photoshoot. This usually takes up to 4 hours in the studio and half a day on location. A fun, relaxing and memorable experience for you and a little sleep spa for Baby!
Finally, there's the Ordering Appointment. This can happen at the studio, or by Zoom and usually takes about 45 minutes. Your ordering appointment is the culmination of all our work together. You’ll see a video of the very best of the portraits we've created for you. We are shamelessly out to impress you, so get ready to go “Wow!” (and make sure you've some tissues to hand - it can get emotional!)
Studio session fees are £49.
Location session fees are £295. (£200 of this is redeemable against any order over £595 in value.)
Session fees are payable in advance and are non-refundable. They may be rescheduled provided that you keep to the terms of our cancellation policy.
You can find more details on our pricing page.
Your session fee covers our time for the 3-part process as described above - the creative consultation, the photoshoot and the ordering appointment. In addition it also includes all image editing. Products are not included with the session fee unless explicitly stated. For location sessions, delivery of products is also included.
Our product range represents the finest that the photographic industry has to offer. There are 3 main types of products:
- Wall hangings - framed and unframed
- Digital collections
For more details on these products check out our pricing page.
At your Ordering Appointment. After your photoshoot we'll need a few days to work some digital magic on your portraits. Your ordering appointment will be scheduled for a few days after your session. By then, we'll have edited the best of your portraits into a little video for you.
That depends on how many different portraits we create on the day. Usually you'll see 20 - 40 of the absolute best images from your session.
Products are ordered and paid for at your Ordering Appointment. Payment can be made by bank transfer or cash. A payment plan is available.
Digital collections can be turned around quite quickly (subject to your approval of your finished artwork) say, within 2 weeks from the date of your artwork approval. For wall hangings and books, allow up to 3 weeks from the date of your artwork approval.
Just fill in the form below, and say in the message you're ready to book. We'll give you a call to discuss your requirements and our availability.
No problem at all. Just fill in the form below, and let us know what you need. If you just want a chat (to make sure I don't have 2 heads) and that I'm the right photographer for you, that's fine too!
For studio photoshoots, we'll work in line with the latest government regulations on social distancing and household mixing. So please discuss with us in advance if you want to bring somebody to the session in addition to your direct family members.
We take the risk presented by the Covid 19 virus very seriously. We want to keep you and ourselves safe. You will be required to sign and adhere to our Covid 19 working practices in advance of your session.
Should you need to reschedule your session, provided you let us know at least 48 hours before, your photoshoot can be rescheduled at no additional charge to you. Should you fail to give us 48 hours' notice, another session fee will become due. The exception to this is sickness.
If you, or any member of your party is ill on the day of your session (this includes pets) please DO NOT SOLDIER ON REGARDLESS! We will need to reschedule your session. Sick people or pets aren't going to be feeling (or therefore looking) their best, and we want to create a collection of portraits for you that you absolutely fall in love with. You will not be charged an additional session fee if you cancel because of illness on the morning of your photoshoot. Please just let me know as early as possible - even if it's 'too early'. This is particularly true of location shoots where it's best to catch me before I've packed up my car.
The place to find out about any special offers, seasonal promotions or other funky stuff we do is our EXTRAS page. Why not head over there right now and check out what's available.
Preparation is key for a successful newborn photoshoot. We'll help you to prepare during the creative consultation. To get ahead of the game, and for some top tips on how to ensure a fabulous end result, check out our blog post on How to prepare for your newborn photoshoot.