8 Questions You Should Ask Your Newborn Photographer

newborn photography LondonInterviewing your newborn photographer can be difficult; you’re most probably not a photographer notr having the necessary skills to judge one. Which is why we’ve created a short question list that you must know the answers from your photographer before deciding on who will in charge of your newborn photography London.

What are your qualifications?

It doesn’t have to be a straightforward question but you can alter it by asking “What makes you a better newborn photographer London from others?”. The point is to see if your photographer can define her skills and convince you into believing they are well-qualified to do newborn sessions.

How long have you been doing newborn photography? What else do you do?

The purpose of this question is to know how long and how much is your photographer specialized in this specific line of work. No matter what kind of photography you want, if quality is your priority, which is always the case, your photographer should not be a one-stop-store. Chances are your newborn pictures will not be satisfying and full of flaws. Don’t risk this moment, your baby only stay newborn for 10 days.

If your photographer majorly shoots newborn, babies and bump pictures, that’s a pretty good sign. A cue that you’ve found someone that majors in the right direction.

What is your style newborn photography London? What is your approach?

The answer is quite subjective and depends on your preferences. While asking this, expect portfolios to be shown to you or ask for some if they haven’t shown you. Their portfolios should be able to define a consistent style with creativity.

I heard/saw that your (package) costs ($) for (#) of pictures.

Confirm with the photographer of the packages and offers that they state in the site. It is important that both of you crosscheck with each other before booking, paying and disappointed because you misunderstood the package.

Take the chance to also ask about other packages they serve and compare it to other photographers.

What happens in the session?

You’ll expect methods, techniques and ways your photographer would be posing your baby. It’s important to notice if your photographer is not mentioning any safety precautions, comfort for your baby and is on and on about how to make great pictures and amazing poses they can do; signs of overconfident and reckless photographer.

(sees a hanging beanbag) Will we be doing these kind of shots?

The afterwards is to know if your photographer ensure that the set is free from any harm. Aiming for that particular angle and picture is important but that should not be done at the expense of your baby’s safety. The should be able to answer you clearly and able to convince you that it is done safely without leaving the baby alone.

How will we decide on the date of the photography?

Your photographer will ask for your due date and what you need to hear is that your photographer will allow a few says to a few weeks of flexibility because due date can miss.

When will I get the results? What about copyright?

It’s a pretty informative type of question, you’d ask this even if I don’t list it here, but copyright is another important question. Some photographers does not allow you to post pictures online and should only be used personally. They will provide you watermarked pictures of decent quality and you can use them instead. If you need to reproduce the pictures, you will need to meet the photographer again and pay for the printing fees.