From 3 months old until their first birthdays, there are so many changes that your little ones go through in the first year of life.
This is a magical time when every day babies discover something new and their personalities really start to shine through.
Since every baby develops at their own pace, the age ranges below are a rough indication only.
Please contact us and tell us about your own baby so that we can advise what packages will be most appropriate for you.
3 - 6 months
Somewhere around the 3 month milestone, your baby will start to develop more strength in his/her neck muscles and gain more coordinated limb mobility. Once babies start holding their heads up unsupported, smiling, cooing and kicking their legs, it gives us some great opportunities to capture their developing character.
These sessions are really about the little smiles and facial expressions as your little one's personality starts to emerge so we tend to devote a lot of the session to ‘tummy time’ to capture baby looking towards the camera. As we get further into this age bracket, baby will start reaching for objects, rolling over and grabbing at his/her feet – all of which offer great photo opportunities.
Babies of this age will tire quite easily, so there’s always a chance that they'll want to take a nap mid-session and give us the chance for some sleepy shots too.
7 - 12 months
After 6 months, it’s very unlikely that we'll manage any sleepy poses but your baby will be starting to sit unsupported which opens up a whole new range of possibilities. He/she will be curious about their environment and will be reacting to objects and sounds. This means that we can start to incorporate toys and props for baby to interact with and to draw their attention towards the camera.
It’s also during this age range that babies find their mobility and begin to crawl. This can make it a tiring session for parents with picking baby up and returning him/her to the appropriate area – so it’s often a good idea to bring some toys or entertainment to try to keep baby occupied and relatively still.
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