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A milestone to cherish

by | Aug 21, 2023 | Photography

Baby Sitter Sessions:

A Milestone to Cherish


The first time your baby sits up on their own is a major milestone. It’s a sign that they’re growing and developing, and it’s a moment you’ll want to remember forever. That’s why a baby sitter session is a great way to capture this special moment.

A sitter session is a photo shoot specifically for babies who can sit up unaided. The photographer will work with you to create a relaxed and natural setting where your baby can be themselves. They’ll use props and poses that are appropriate for this age, and they’ll take the time to get to know your baby so they can capture their unique personality.
Sitter sessions are a great way to document your baby’s growth and development. They’re also a wonderful way to create beautiful keepsakes that you can cherish for years to come.

Here are some tips for planning a successful baby sitter session:

Choose a photographer who specializes in baby photography. They’ll have the experience and skills to capture your baby’s personality and milestones in a way that is both beautiful and timeless.
Book your session when your baby is around 6-9 months old. This is the age when most babies are able to sit up unaided, but they’re still young enough to be comfortable and playful during the shoot.
Choose a location that is comfortable and familiar for your baby. This could be your home, a park, or a studio.
Bring some of your baby’s favorite toys and blankets to help them feel calm and relaxed.
Be patient and relaxed. Babies can be unpredictable, so it’s important to go with the flow and not get too stressed out if things don’t go according to plan.
With a little planning, you can have a successful and memorable baby sitter session that you’ll cherish for years to come.
Here are some additional tips for handling a baby for a photo shoot:
  • Use white noise to help soothe a newborn baby.
  • Talk to the baby in a calm and soothing voice.
  • Be patient and understanding. Babies can get fussy during photo shoots, so it’s important to be patient and understanding.
  • If you’re doing the photo shoot at home, be sure to clear away any clutter and make sure the space is well-lit.
  • If you’re doing the photo shoot outdoors, be sure to choose a time of day when the light is soft and diffused.
    Bring a snack and a bottle for your baby in case they get hungry or thirsty.
    Don’t be afraid to ask the photographer for suggestions. They know what they’re doing and they can help you get the best possible photos.
    I hope these tips help you plan a successful milestone baby photography session.
  • A baby sitter session is a great way to capture this special milestone in your baby’s life. By following these tips, you can ensure that you have a successful and memorable photo shoot.
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  •  Maternity shoot
  •  Lifestyle baby pictures of your baby in their first few weeks.
  •  6-9 months sitter session.
  •  1st birthday cake smash.
  • Includes a 11.7 x 8.3 strut mounted print from each shoot.
  • Includes a private gallery to view all your pictures which can be shared with family and digital’s ready for sharing on social media should you wish.
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Hi, I'm Wendy

I am the person behind the camera with my shadow and princess little Lilly.