unique newborn photography

The newborn stage goes by so quickly; before you know it, your “newborn” is all grown up! Capture those precious, fleeting moments with creative newborn photography. From adorable props and settings to sweetly sleeping poses, tiny ones are being photographed in a variety of unique ways. Here are 11 inspiring ideas.

Simply sweet. Sometimes a photo of your baby is best when there are no props, costumes or backdrops at all, just you and your newest family member. Sugar Six Photography

Teddy bear on a shelf. Shot from above, this cute baby “bear” is laying on the floor, but looks like she’s sitting up on a shelf. Alanna Allen Photography

Big meet little. Set in an enchanting forest, this whimsical photo shares a sweet story of two siblings.
The Birth Photographer

Fishing for a great newborn photo? Use props from your favorite hobbies to make baby’s birth announcement truly unique. Alaska Photography & Design

Family in progress. Reveal your baby bump milestones and how your little ones are growing before they meet the newest addition to the family. Capture all the kids in one photo sequence! Sarah Lewis Photography

Flower child. Accentuate the beauty of your baby with colorful flowers and a sweet floral crown. Brianna Elias Photography

Protecting the future. This special photo captures baby being gently supported by daddy’s firefighting gear, showing how firefighters and dads guard the next generation. Leslie Meadow Photography

Bundle of joy. Here, mommy showcases her Alaska Native heritage while bundling her small baby in warmth close to her. Family Art Photo

A fairy tale come true. Nature provides a beautiful backdrop in this photo, and the delicate fairy wings transport baby to a mystical place. Kimberly Scott PhotoArt

In love. After your baby is born, show how they become the center of your world by creating a word with baby’s pose, like love or your last name. Family Art Photo

Frozen in time. You will love looking back at your baby’s first days and they will love seeing this snapshot of you when they’re older. Leslie Meadow Photography