Newborn photography tips | Digital Camera World

Newborn photography offers the chance to capture babies in their tiniest, sleepiest, most youthful state, and the results can be tear-jerkingly good. If you’ve been asked to photograph newborn babies, then you’re in for both a treat and a challenge. But great patience, sound technique and a little luck is required – especially when shooting twins, as we were!

We’ll explain how to approach the shoot, with advice on the right camera settings, the best lens choices and how to set up your own makeshift natural light studio in the home.

The mission

To undertake a newborn photo shoot in the home

Time needed: Two hours

Skill level: Intermediate

Kit needed: DSLR or mirrorless camera, reflector, blankets, beanbag

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