Creating photography props – newborn nest

It's taken a while but I've finally found my creative streak again. I'd been thinking about my newborn photo sessions and making them more effective. I already use a posing pillow and additional padding as and when. Rather than rolling out muslins for padding why not have a soft, padded ring in which the baby can be placed?...It turns … Continue reading Creating photography props – newborn nest

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Creating photography props – newborn lace bonnet

With a newborn photo shoot just around the corner I had thought about investing in some hairbands and hats but wasn't too keen on the ones I'd seen online. I found a beautiful pattern for a crocheted lace bonnet so I picked up a crochet hook, bought a lace weight yarn and started creating. I … Continue reading Creating photography props – newborn lace bonnet

Photography equipment – creating a newborn backdrop frame

During numerous newborn shoots I remember longing for smooth, taut fabric, free of wrinkles and a lot easier on the editing time. I always tried to borrow a pair of hands to pull the fabric a little and the parents were always willing to help. But between you and me I'd rather they put their … Continue reading Photography equipment – creating a newborn backdrop frame