In going with last post’s theme, today I am sharing what is included in a mini Newborn Photography session!
If you are interested in booking a newborn photography session, please click here which will take you to my diary where you can book your due date or your session date if baby is already here
WHAT IS A MINI NEWBORN PHOTOGRAPHY SESSION AND HOW IS IT DIFFERENT THAN OTHER NEWBORN BABY PHOTOGRAPHY SESSIONS
A mini newborn session is a short (usually 45-60 minutes) photo session where the baby remains wrapped all (or at least most) of the time. This is different from the other newborn photo sessions (such as the ever popular full newborn session) because we do not capture those naked newborn poses on the beanbag.
There are a couple of options to pick from for the wrapped baby photography session – you can choose to photograph just the baby or include family/sibling/parent poses.
One of the main reasons that this shortened session is limited to wrapped posing is because newborn babies prefer to be wrapped and will often sleep soundly the entire time while wrapped. Most babies do not like the feel of their arms and/or legs being out of the wrap.
These sessions are quick, budget friendly and still offer a gorgeous variety of images!
What is included in these newborn mini sessions are:
FLOKATI RUG/BEAN BAG
What is a Flokati? A flokati rug is a woven wool rug. They are shaggy in appearance, and are thick and soft. Also the beanbag fabric can be used to great beautiful imgaes whilse baby is wrapped.
Below are a few examples of different poses that I’ve been able to capture using a flokati rug or the beanbag fabric while keeping the baby nice and snug inside a wrap.
I love adding variety to this setup by adding some props, greenery or flowers, or adorable stuffed toys.
Similar to the full newborn session, a mini newborn photography session includes 3-4 prop setups. The only difference is that we keep the baby wrapped the entire time.
A wrapped baby does not always mean that 100% of the baby is hidden beneath a wrap. I love being able to offer variety in a mini session by playing with different wrapping techniques. Take a look at some sample images below.
If you are booking a mini newborn photo session, you can choose to add family poses to your package. This can include parents, family or sibling poses. In a mini newborn session the baby remains wrapped for this posing and we aim for 1-2 setups. Check out some examples of family poses below.
And that sums up what is included in a Mini Newborn photography session.