Frequently Asked Questions

Q: When should I schedule my newborn pictures, and what happens if baby is EARLY or LATE?


A: I myself had a preemie baby. Born at 32 weeks, we stayed in the NICU for quite some time. Because I am no stranger to the unpredictable schedule that babies put us on, I only place your due date on my calendar as a reference. If baby is early and healthy, we schedule accordingly! If baby is late and healthy, we schedule accordingly! The theme being, we don't schedule until baby has made their arrival.




Q: Can we (Mom, Dad, Big Sibling) be in the photos as well?


A: The short answer is YES! I always recommend that this be your first family portrait, or your first updated one as a new family. However, there are a few things to consider- Imagine you are living alone and life is grand. You have your own schedule, you do as you please, you're pretty happy! Now imagine that all of a sudden, you have a new, a roommate that is drunk ALL the time! They are eating your food, bothering your guests, they smell horrible, and they are SO loud! Got that picture in your head? It would be pretty awful right? Well, this is how it feels for your big sibling if they are in the age range of 18-30 months of age. They are all of a sudden having to share their whole lives with a new person that just popped in for an undefined amount of time. So we take this into consideration when photographing siblings. I ask that parents be patient and understand that while I do my best, it's not always possible to capture sibling and baby together.




Q: My baby has really bad (Jaundice, baby acne, peeling, scratches). Will that show in the photos?


A: I have seen babies of all colors, and I don't just mean ethnicity. I mean red, yellow, orange, purple babies! This is absolutely not an issue. I will take care of those pesky hormone issues and provide you with beautifully edited images.




Q: I look AWFUL after having my sweet baby, I really don't know if I want to be photographed like this. Do I have to?


A: I always recommend that mothers take photos with their new baby, no matter how they think they look. Your children will not look back at these photos in 20 years and think "WOW mom was fat and tired..." They ARE going to look back and think how amazing it is to have photos of their mother, and how grateful they are to have them. I recommend moms come in with light natural make up, lash strips if you want that extra pop, and let me take care of the rest. I take care of post pregnancy blemishes and treat my moms to a small photoshop pampering ;)




Q: When is the best time to schedule my baby's photos?


A: The best time to SCHEDULE your photographer is before your baby is born, for optimal scheduling once baby is born. However, if you find that you're reading this page with a bundle of joy already in your arm, feel free to drop me a line and I can see if I have a space to squeeze you in. I appreciate being able to photograph babies in their second to third week of life, around 12-18 days. While it isn't impossible to photograph them as the get closer to 1-2 months, it isn't quite the same as a newborn session and baby may be awake and wrapped for most of the session.




Q:What do I wear, and what do I need to bring for baby?


A: When you book with me, you will receive a guide that will help you prepare you and your baby for a stress-free, relaxing session. I have many parents that nod off for a short time during their baby's portion of the session. That is totally ok!




Q: How long is a newborn session?


A: Newborn sessions with Little Lashes Photography are approximately 1.5-2 hours.





I hope that this page was helpful to you, and remember, I am happy to answer any questions you might have in addition to these! 

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