There is an endless list of props that are used for a baby photoshoot. The difficult part is getting props that are safe for newborns, especially when working with amateur photographers. Thankfully, many props can be used that are safe for babies and easy to use, thus giving even a beginning photographer an easy time.
Here are some adorable and safe props you might consider incorporating into your little one’s photo shoot.
Hats and Headbands
When wearing headbands and hats, the baby can sleep without waking up even as the hats and headbands are changed. The photographer gets to shoot the same pose multiple times and end up with variety.
While selecting baby girl accessories to be used in the photoshoot, it is important to pay attention to their sizes to ensure they fit correctly. Additionally, select the proportional headband for the baby to avoid scenarios like having the baby’s head be equal to the flower size.
Tutus and Ties
To add to the list, neckties and tutus can also add cuteness to the photo. A necktie can be used for a baby boy formal wear, while a feminine flair is added by dressing the baby girl in a tutu and baby girl hair bows. While in their birthday suit, these props will cover the baby’s private parts during the photography session.
The key thing is using tutus and ties in the baby’s appropriate sizes. To get ties and tutus customized for babies, you can try shopping in online infant clothing stores and craft stores.
Bean Bag and Blanket
A bean bag will be of great assistance to get the baby into a perfect position for the photoshoot. The bean bag helps the baby flexibly since you can curve the baby’s butt and head slightly. To ensure the baby is in the right position, you can also ensure that underneath the blankets are rolled up towels placed there.
When using the bean bag, you must ensure that the little one doesn’t roll off for safety purposes. Ensure you have the assistant or the parent bedside you as you ensure the baby is placed in the middle of the bean bag.
In conclusion, as you take these pictures, always keep in mind that the baby’s safety is prioritized over any prop. Ensure the props you are using are well built and sturdy. Remember that if a baby wriggles out, the prop can move off-balance despite being sturdy. Use something else if you have doubts about the props you have at hand.
Additionally, ensure circulation is not restricted by using a large prop that the baby can be placed. Similarly, ensure you use props that are friendly to the baby’s skin. Ensure the baby is comfortable by placing a blanket between the baby and the prop. The blanket should be soft and cleaned using detergents that have no scent.