When to book a newborn photoshoot

One of the most frequently asked questions that clients ask, is when how far in advance should they book their newborn photoshoot. As newborn photographers tend to get booked up months in advance, I tell people to book as soon as they are out of their first trimester and feeling great. Ideally you should already have a confirmed due date that can be reserved in the photographer’s schedule. Then once your baby is born, the date for the newborn photoshoot can be confirmed.

As newborn photoshoots becomes more popular, the demand for newborn photographers increases and in order to get booked in with the more experienced and established photographers, you will need to book early. Having said that, I do still take last minute bookings should my schedule allow it. But to guarantee a spot in your favourite photographers schedule, be sure to contact them as soon as you are in the ‘safe zone’ during your pregnancy. If you prefer to wait until you have had your 20 week ultrasound, that is ok to, but be prepared for limited availability.

If getting newborn photos didn’t cross your mind until after that fact, then don’t despair as there is always someone that might be able to get you in. Often photographers have other photographer friends they can refer out to and vice versa so be prepared to have to hunt around to find the perfect person to photograph your beautiful newborn baby. To find out further information on booking your newborn photoshoot head here: https://charlottegamachephotography.com/newborn-photography-services/

newborn baby boy holding a teddy bear