Posts Tagged ‘newborn photography’

How To Wrap A Newborn For A Portrait Session

Check out this video where Kimberly G Photography shows us how she wraps little newborns for portraits.  Enjoy!

Kimberly G Photography from Kim McDaniel on Vimeo.

Newborn Photo Shoot - Behind the Scenes

Want To Learn More About Newborn Photography?

Thanks to the works of talented photographers such as Tracy Raver, Kelley Ryden, Carrie Sandoval, and many more, newborn photography is a hot topic.  Moms want it, and photographers want to deliver it.  While there is nothing sweeter than a newborn baby, successfully photographing one takes time, patience, and talent.  Of course, practice makes perfect…but how can you learn more?  By following the advice and tips from photographers who are generous enough to share their expertise.  Check out some of the articles and videos below.  Enjoy - and be sure to come join in with over 800 other photographers over at Shuttermom University when you are ready to take your photo business to the next level!  See you there.

So You Booked A Newborn Photography Session.  Now What?

Baby Photography 101

10 Tips For Photographing Newborns

Getting Started With Newborn Photography

How To Work With a Newborn and Make Your Session A Success

Styles of Newborn Photography

Newborn Photography and Safety

Newborn Posing Inspiration Flickr Group

Kelley Ryden’s Blog

Safely Posing Newborns

Newborn Photography: Baby Hanging in Fabric

Wondering how to create those fabric “hammocks” (for lack of a better word) for a newborn session?  Watch how this photographer does it in the video below.  Remember to be safe!  Enjoy the video, and be sure to come join us over at Shuttermom University for more photography tips and business coaching.  See you there!

Win a Second Skin Baby Photo Prop This Week

Hi Everyone!  Hope you all had a great weekend.  Its Monday, and time for a new giveaway!

This week, our giveaway comes from Kerri at Custom Photo Props -

She is giving away one petal pink Second Skin cocoon. It’s value is $17.50. This very soft and stretchy cocoon fits up to a 21 inch baby.  See the picture below:

Here’s how to enter:

1.  Become a friend of Custom Photo Props on facebook by clicking here.

2.  Tweet the following (be sure to include the URL):  @Shutter_mom is giving away a Second Skin Cocoon newborn baby prop from Custom Photo Props!

If you do not have a Twitter account, then please share the above on any other social media networks or photography forums that you belong to.

3.  “Like” Shuttermom University on facebook by clicking here.

Want to enter more than once?  You can, provided you one ONE of the following for EACH additional entry:

1.  “Like” Photographer’s Boutique on facebook here.

2.  Subscribe to Shuttermom Weekly by typing in your name and email in the form here.

3.  Follow Shuttermom on Twitter here.

4.  “Like” this post by clicking the like button at the end.

Finally, leave one comment telling us you entered, and then be sure to fill in your name and email below (once for each entry).  Giveaway ends this Friday at noon eastern time.  Good luck!

Great family portrait tips from PhotoDino

I came across this article and wanted to share.  It is full of tips for taking better family / group photos.  Tips include:

1.  Getting everyone as close together as possible (even more so than you might think!)

2.  Everyone should be touching

3.  Letting them get comfy

4.  Taking charge of kid expressions

5.  Not worrying about having everyone looking at the camera, and more!

Click here for the full article on taking better family photos, and be sure to visit us over at Shuttermom University for more photography tips and business coaching!  See you there.

Tracy Raver and Kelley Ryden on the Today Show

Here is the video from the Today show featuring the newborn photography of Tracy Raver and Kelley Ryden.  You get to see them at working with babies and getting those amazing shots.  Enjoy the video, and we’ll see you over at Shuttermom University for more photography tips and business coaching!

Newborn Baby Photo Session

Found this video of a newborn session with photographer Emily Weaver Brown and wanted to share.  I love watching photographers at work - you always learn something new!  Newborn photography isn’t easy, but it can be so rewarding.  Enjoy the video, and then come join us over at Shuttermom University for more photography lessons, tips, and business ideas.  See you there!

Newborn Photographers - A book you might enjoy

I was out shopping yesterday and saw this new book by Tracy Raver and Kelley Ryden.  I remembered that a while back I posted her interview on the Today show here on the blog, and I really loved her work.  The book is gorgeous and I found it to be very inspirational.  Check out the video below, and there is also a direct link to the book on Amazon.  Enjoy, and remember to come and join us over at the new, improved Shuttermom University for more photography talk, tips, inspiration and coaching!

Sleeping Beauties: Newborns in Dreamland

Some Newborn Inspiration

You’ll love these newborn images by Carrie Sandoval and Brittany Woodall.  Simply gorgeous newborn photography!  Love those babies!  Enjoy the video (note:  there are some repeats at the beginning, and no soundtrack, but the photography is outstanding).  Remember, for more photography tips and business coaching, be sure to join us over at ShuttermomUniversity. See you there!

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