When working with a professional newborn baby photographer, you need to know that as a client, there are a lot of things that you will need to go ahead and work out on your end in order for the baby photo shoot to turn out as a success when it all comes down to it. You need to know first and foremost that the schedule is everything and you should always try to go ahead and push for a morning shoot if it is the kind of thing that you will be able to go ahead and make arrangements for at the end of the day.
Always opt for a morning shoot because this is the most opportune for you to arrange and prepare the baby well enough at the end of the day.
Even if you think that it will seem like a bit of a stretch, a lot of the things that are occurring during the baby photo shoot that is set during the morning will actually work out in your advantage. The baby is less likely to be moody or grumpy during the mornings. It makes perfect sense. He is refreshed from a good night’s sleep and he has just been bathed and recently fed so this can really make things work for you as well as for your hired professional baby photographer.
Consider the aspect of working with props during the baby photo shoot.
Props can make your baby photos really interesting, creative and artistic. If this is not something that you have considered or thought about in the past, take a look at the past works of the other professional baby photographers in the internet. You will see that most of them actually have interesting props incorporated in the photo shoot from the commonly used blankets and plush toys to the more unique crates and baskets and unusual other items that you would not normally associate with a baby. This is also your chance to incorporate other interesting items such as family heirlooms, gift from friends and other relatives, and the like. This is the type of thing that can make all of the difference in the world for as long as you have your mind set on it. Anything is possible for as long as you are open enough and creative enough to go ahead and consider the possibilities at the end of the day.
Go out of your way to help out in setting the mood for the baby during the baby photo shoot.
Control the temperature to make it warm enough to be comfy for the baby but not too warm to make him feel stuffy and irritated. Play some lullabies or some soothing music in the background as that always helps in making the baby feel at ease. Of course, your constant presence and interaction with the baby during the photo shoot will help make things so much easier for the professional newborn baby photographer to handle or deal with as well so keep that in mind as much as you possibly can.