How to take Newborn Pictures with Limited Equipment

This is going to be a great newborn tutorial. I’m going to show you how to take newborn pictures with no studio lighting or fancy equipment! I’ll be taking the shots in a small kitchen using bits of cloth and equipment you can find around the house. The only piece of photographic equipment you may need is a decent lens.

If you want to take great pictures of your baby or you’re a professional photographer looking to add newborn photography to your portfolio, then this tutorial is for you!

To take the shots I use:
• A kitchen table
• Some fake fur (like a rug)
• Some net curtains (can also use chiffon fabric)
• Patio doors as our light source
• A silver reflector (can use tin foil on a piece of card)
• A piece of polystyrene
• A good lens (50mm f1.4, approx. £300) or (50mm f1.8, approx. £70-£100) available for Nikon or Canon.
• And good knowledge of the control of photography!

Also wait until the end for a special appearance by the dog!! 😊

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Fahad Hameed

Fahad Hashmi is one of the known Software Engineer and blogger likes to blog about design resources. He is passionate about collecting the awe-inspiring design tools, to help designers.He blogs only for Designers & Photographers.

3 thoughts on “How to take Newborn Pictures with Limited Equipment

  • September 29, 2017 at 1:06 am

    I have never done newborn photography, but your explanation was so clear and the approach so simple that I would like to try it–if only I had a baby to use.

  • September 29, 2017 at 1:06 am

    Man you can teach someone so well. You give us your knowledge with awesome way.


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