Newborns, Newborns Everywhere! - Ottawa Newborn Photographer

Newborns everywhere! I spent this whole weekend doing model calls for newborns. I still haven't had the chance to shoot any boys recently, except for a few which clients asked not to be posted on social media. I have had so much fun getting use out of all of my props, including a little egg basket that I have tried to use three times but everytime the baby hated it! So I would call today's session a success.

A lot of times parents will tell me that their baby doesn't like to be swaddled. The truth is, under a month a lot of babies actually DO like to be swaddled, but parents get freaked out when their child starts to cry. If you "wrap through the cry", you will find that 90 percent of babies will automatically settle once they are confined into a nice warm wrap. The baby I had today was a perfect example of this. She was pretty fussy almost the whole time, and I found out that all she really wanted was to be nice and tightly confined, so I had to wrap her different ways to get the shot. And once she finally fell asleep, I was able to pose her into different poses like the bum up pose, taco pose, and an eggshell wrap pose. I will post these pictures later; I just haven't had a second to edit them (I am running behind on my editing!! Sorry everyone!).

I'll be placing an order for more props tonight and I am so excited! Hopefully everyone likes them and I can get some new newborns in with another newborn model call. Looking forward to bringing lots more beautiful artistic newborn shots to my clients!

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Hi there! I am Erika of Erika Michelle Photography. Welcome to my site! I am an Ottawa based photographer specializing in newborns, maternity, cake smashes, family and much more! I hope that you enjoy looking at my work and if you decide to book your child's cake smash, newborn shoot, your maternity shoot, or your family shoot, please click on book now ! I would love to photograph your special day and create beautiful memories for you in my fully equipped home studio.  I take pride in making my packages affordable and reachable for all of my clients and also am open to doing other packages to match your budget. Please feel free to contact me with any inquiries regarding newborn photography, maternity photography, family photography or any other shoots you are interested in!