A lot of photographers will only take babies under two weeks old as “newborns”. While I agree that the younger babies have a higher chance of cooperating for the curly, sleepy images we want, older babies are not something to be feared! This little doll was 7 weeks old and she was so good to us.

I was teaching another photographer that day at a 1 on 1 mentoring workshop here in my studio. We were able to get a lot of variety and I think my mentee, Leslie, walked away with some amazing images as well as helpful knowledge on how to work with babies that aren’t sleepy the entire session.

If you are interested in Newborn Photography Mentoring and learning from my 10 years of photography experience, please contact me for more information.

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