Newborn Portraiture


Newborn portrait sessions are photo shoots that take place within the first ten days of your newborn's life. Newborns change quickly and the first days provide a unique opportunity to pose and photograph your infant in peaceful, natural ways that are no longer possible after this small window of time. Newborn sessions with Tamsin Photography take place in a studio setting complete with studio lighting, backdrops, professional posing equipment, props and accessories. A heater and white noise machine allow for a soothing environment in which babies are peacefully posed and photographed using newborn flow posing techniques. The sessions last three hours to provide frequent breaks for feeding and clean-up between poses.

Within three weeks clients are provided with an online gallery of 20 artistically edited, high resolution images in both color and black and white, for a total of 40 images. Image release is included in the total package cost and there are no additional charges for prints or images.

To book your session please contact Tamsin Photography during your pregnancy to set up a tentative appointment within ten days of your due date. Once your baby is born we will communicate to move the session forward to back accordingly to ensure that your session takes place within the first ten days of life. 

Not sure when to schedule photo sessions for your baby within the first year? Click here for tips and what to expect with each new stage as your baby grows! 

Sessions take place in our studio setting in Melbourne, Florida. 


Tamsin Photography is in the process of building a brand new studio space! In the meantime we have a limit of TWO ADULTS per newborn as our studio space is small and filled with lighting, backdrops and props. Please ensure that there are only two adults in attendance on the day of your newborn session as we are unable to accommodate large groups and there is no space for others to watch the session take place until our new space is finished. Siblings should arrive the the session for the last 30 minutes of the scheduled time for family images. Thank you for your understanding and support!

Tamsin Photography does not allow animals in the newborn posing area, and therefore does not offer images of newborns posed with pets during newborn studio sessions. The cleanliness of our studio is very important as we serve very young babies and we cannot afford to introduce allergens or germs that could compromise the health of our tiniest clients. Our number one goal is to provide clients with gorgeous images of their babies in a safe and sanitary environment. Service animals are permitted to wait outside of the studio room door only (within sight of owners). 

Tips for your newborn session:

  • Bring all items that you will need to feed and soothe your baby for at least three hours (breast milk, formula, bottles, pacifiers, blankets, etc)
  • Bring wipes and any other supplies for keeping your baby clean during the session
  • Parents are encouraged to wear cool and comfortable clothing as the room is heated to keep newborns cozy and warm
  • Please bring any drinks and snacks that you will need for yourself during the session as I will be photographing your little one and will not be able to provide them 
  • Please, only two adults per newborn max as the studio space is small
  • Please bring older siblings to the session in the last 45 minutes for their portraits together