The Charm of Older Babies in Photography

Capturing the Charm of Older Babies in Photography

As a parent, there’s nothing quite like the joy of watching your baby grow and change before your very eyes.  But as your little one grows out of the “newborn” phase, it can be tough to know how to capture their unique personalities and milestones in photographs. That’s where older baby photography comes in.

Older baby photography is all about capturing the charm and unique characteristics of babies who are no longer brand new to the world. These sessions typically take place when your baby is between 2 months and 1 year old.

One of the best things about older baby photography is that your baby is more interactive and expressive at this age.  This makes for some truly adorable and memorable photo opportunities!

Another advantage of older baby photography is that your baby’s personality is starting to shine through. They may have a favorite toy or blanket, or they may have a special “look” that they give you. These little quirks and habits make for some truly special and unique photos.

When it comes to preparing for an older baby photography session, there are a few things to keep in mind. First, it’s important to dress your baby in comfortable, easy-to-move-in clothes. Avoid anything too restrictive or complicated.

Be sure to schedule your session at a time when your baby is well-rested and happy.   After a meal is generally the best time. This will help ensure that your baby photos turn out well.

If you’re looking for a way to capture the charm and unique personality of your older baby, older baby photography is definitely worth considering. With the right preparation and a skilled photographer, you’ll have a collection of beautiful, timeless photos that you’ll treasure for years to come.

This little baby was 9 weeks old when photographed. Isn’t she adorable?

a 9 week old baby smiling and looking at the camera. Baby is laying on pink.


I love photographing older babies.  So if you missed out on the newborn fleeting stage don’t worry! Just email me by clicking here and I can book in a session for you.  Siblings and parents can also of course be involved.

Have a look at my website by clicking here.

If you are a photographer wanting newborn or older baby photography training then please click onto my training site here.

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