Here Are All the Reasons You Need To Book a Baby Photo Session
Capture your child’s precious moments
Picture this: your baby turned one year old. You took a good look into your child’s gentle eyes and realized how much your kid has grown. Eager to find photos of your child growing up, you rummage through your albums, but — unfortunately — you find that your baby’s most recent photoshoot was a newborn photo shoot.
You might think that the only photography sessions your baby needs are the newborn photoshoot and the cake smash at age one. But first-time parents don’t know how fast time flies until it’s too late; thus, it’s best to fill in the gap with a baby photography session when your baby is between six and eight months old.
Today, we’re going to detail what a baby photography session is, how it differs from the other types of photography sessions, and why you should consider booking one for your child. Continue reading below to learn more.
What Is a Baby Photography Session?
A baby photography session takes place when your baby is around six to eight months old. What makes this different from a newborn baby photography session is that by this time, your baby should be able to sit up on their own without any support. This opens a wide range of poses and positions that your baby can assume during the session.
As a parent, you already know that babies love sleeping and feeding. With that much sleep and food, babies have enough nutrients to grow tremendously. You may be surprised by how much your baby has grown since the last time you visited the studio for a photoshoot.
Why Should I Book a Baby Photography Session?
Professional Photographers Are Skilled
It’s essential to take pictures of those little everyday moments that make you love your baby so much. But that doesn’t mean you can do without the help of a professional photographer and take all photos on your own.
Working with a specialist ensures that you get the best pictures possible, with little to no effort on your part. You won’t have to worry about any of the photoshoot’s technical ins and outs; the photographer will handle everything for you.
Aside from the experience that a specialist brings to the table, professionals also have access to high-end equipment that will undoubtedly capture higher quality photos than the typical iPhone.
Remember that time doesn’t run backward. If you take photos on your own and regret it a few years later, there’s no way to turn back the clock. So, it’s best to hire a professional to get it right the first time.
You’ll Avoid Regret
Speaking of regret, it’s certain that you won’t regret working with a photographer to take pictures of your baby. On the other hand, there’s lots of room for regret down the road if you choose not to have any professional photos taken.
Although distant, there will come a time when your grandchildren will huddle around you and ask you to tell them a story about their dad or mom — your kid — and you’ll get the urge to pick up a photo album (or plug in a USB) and go through the pictures with them.
At this point, other memorabilia of your child would be gone. The crib, the baby stroller, the pacifier — they will all be gone. The only thing that will help you remember the fond toddler years of your child are photos. So, it’s best to have them taken to avoid any feelings of regret later in life.
You’ll Have Photos for Posterity
Our generation enjoys taking photographs. When we visit the Andes Mountains in Peru, we take pictures of Machu Picchu; when our sister finds a guy she loves, we take photos on their wedding day. We have the luxury of storing memories for generations to see. Our great-grandparents didn’t have that luxury.
Think about your grandmother’s grandmother. Do you know what she looked like as an adult? Do you know what she looked like as a baby? Chances are, you don’t.
This point is related to the previous point of not having any regrets; however, it’s different. Aside from not having any regrets, you’ll be creating concrete memories for the generations after you to see.
If your curious great-grandchild wonders how his grandfather looked like as a baby, there’ll be photos. You’ll be contributing something valuable as part of your family’s history and mementos.
The Photographer Will Pose Your Baby Professionally
Handling a baby isn’t easy; they twist and turn, and people need to handle them with gentleness and care. Professional photographers understand what it takes to make a baby pose — without using any force on the baby.
The result is that you’ll have a photograph of your baby posing like an angel. And you’ll have peace of mind knowing your baby wasn’t harmed in any way. If you’re a first-time parent, you may not know how to get babies to pose in specific ways; specialist photographers do.
You Get Access to Adorable Props
The best photographers — such as Dora Horvath — have backdrops, accessories, props, and outfits ready. Regardless of your desired theme for the photoshoot and your baby’s shape and size, a true professional will know how to mix and match accessories to add flair to any photograph.
Babies Grow Quickly
We already mentioned this in passing earlier, but it’s such an essential point that it deserves to be repeated: babies grow quickly.
Your baby will go through several significant changes quickly as they grow up. So, it’s important not to miss any milestone, such as your baby being able to sit up independently without any help.
You’ll Create Beautiful Memories
When you think about why you need to book a baby photo session, what may come to mind may be the product: beautiful photos. But it’s also essential to consider the process and the event itself.
Dressing up your baby in a cute outfit, playing with your baby to get them to smile for the camera — these are all beautiful memories that your family will remember for many years to come.
A trip to the studio doesn’t have to feel like a chore. It can make an excellent day out for the whole family to spend time together and to unwind.
Contact Us Today
We’ve listed a few of the many reasons it’s essential to book a photoshoot for your older baby. The next step is to work with a professional who can capture photographs that your family will cherish for many years to come.
For the best baby photography services in Audenshaw, Greater Manchester, contact Dora Horvath Photograph today. We offer award-winning photography services to capture every milestone of your baby’s life.
We know that each baby is unique. So, we start every session with a consultation, followed by the photoshoot itself. Finally, we offer a viewing session to ensure your satisfaction. Specializing in baby photography, we take extra measures to ensure your baby is never put in harm’s way when we work with your family.
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