How to take Newborn Pictures with Limited Equipment

This is going to be a great newborn photography tutorial. I’m going to show you how to take baby photography at home 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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