Loved having baby Vella in the studio! Those cheeks. 🥰
Photographing your 11-week old baby can so rewarding! This age is an exciting time as baby’s develop a unique personality and starts to interact more with the world around them.
Here are some tips to help you capture stunning photographs of an 11-week old baby:
Find the perfect location
When choosing a location for your photoshoot, make sure it is a safe and comfortable environment for the baby. A room with natural light is ideal as it creates a soft, flattering glow that is perfect for baby portraits. Avoid using flash as it can startle the baby and create harsh shadows.
Props can add a fun and creative element to your photographs. Soft blankets, baskets, and hats are great props to use for baby portraits. However, make sure that the props are safe and comfortable for the baby to use.
Capture the details
At this age, babies are starting to develop their own unique features and expressions. Focus on capturing the tiny details such as their hands, feet, and facial expressions. Use a macro lens to get up close and personal with the details.
Get down to their level
Babies at this age spend most of their time lying on their backs or stomachs. To capture their world from their perspective, get down to their level. This will create a more intimate and personal photograph that showcases their world from their point of view.
Time it right
Timing is everything when it comes to photographing babies. Make sure to schedule the photoshoot during a time when the baby is well-rested and fed. A happy and comfortable baby will make for a more successful photoshoot.
Babies can be unpredictable, and it’s important to be patient and flexible during the photoshoot. Take breaks when necessary, and be willing to wait for the perfect moment to capture the shot.
By following these tips, you can create stunning portraits that capture the beauty and innocence of this precious time in a baby’s life. Remember to be patient, creative, and most importantly, have fun!
Ingrid K. Studio is a full-service portrait studio in downtown Jersey City offering both in-studio and on-location newborn and maternity portrait sessions throughout NJ & NY. See how we give back for meaningful change here. We are available by phone 201-721-5630 and email to answer any questions you may have. We look forward to hearing from you!