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by | Aug 17, 2023 | Photography

What is a Lifestyle Baby Photoshoot?

A lifestyle baby photoshoot is a type of photography that captures your baby’s personality and milestones in their natural environment. The photos are typically taken in your home or another familiar place, and they focus on capturing candid moments of your baby playing, interacting with you, and exploring their surroundings.

Why Choose a Lifestyle Baby Photoshoot?

There are many reasons why you might choose to have a lifestyle baby photoshoot. Here are a few of the most common:
It is a more natural and relaxed way to capture your baby’s personality.
It allows you to document your baby’s milestones in their own environment.
It is a great way to create lasting memories of your baby’s early years.

Here are a few tips on how to prepare for a lifestyle baby photoshoot:

Choose a photographer who’s work you like and who has experience in handling babies.
Schedule your photoshoot for a time when your baby is typically happy and alert.
Clear out your home or the space where you will be taking the photos so that there is less clutter in the background.
Dress your baby in comfortable clothes that they can move around in easily.
Bring some toys or props that your baby loves to play with.
Relax and enjoy the photoshoot! The most important thing is to capture your baby’s natural personality.
What to Expect During a Lifestyle Baby Photoshoot
The photographer will start by getting to know you and your baby so that they can capture the most natural and genuine moments. They will then take photos of your baby playing, interacting with you, and exploring their surroundings. The photographer may also ask you to pose for some photos, but they will always be flexible and accommodating to your baby’s needs.
Here are a few tips for getting the most out of your lifestyle baby photography:
Be patient and relaxed. Babies can be unpredictable, so it is important to be patient and go with the flow, being baby led.
Don’t be afraid to ask the photographer for help. They are there to help you get the best possible photos of your baby.
This is a special time to capture your baby’s early years, so make sure to relax and enjoy the process.
I only book one slot per day as baby led shoots take time, don’t expect to be done in five minutes, give yourself time to enjoy it!
I hope this blog post has been informative. If you are planning a lifestyle baby photoshoot, I encourage you to follow these tips to get the most out of your experience.
I’m based in Suffolk but also cover Norfolk and surrounding areas.

Hi, I'm Wendy

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