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What actually happens during a newborn session?

Updated: Aug 11, 2021

Whether you’re thinking about booking a newborn session or already have a date on the books, I'm sure you’re a bit curious about what, exactly, goes on during a newborn session. How do you get those peaceful-looking images? How involved are the parents in the shoot itself? Is it possible to “pose” an infant? Below I’m pulling back the curtain about what actually happens during a newborn photography session.

How long does a newborn session take

Newborn sessions can last between sometimes longer if the baby is a light sleeper, very alert or hungry! I always allow time for extra cuddles and feeds.