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London Baby Photographer: What I Do On Days I’m not in a Newborn Photography Session

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When you a hire a newborn photographer to take photos of your new arrival, you are not just hiring them for the duration of your newborn session! A newborn photographer spends time preparing for your session (emailing with you, planning set ups, preparing/cleaning the studio), they spend approximately 3-4 hours in your session and then spend 5-15 hours editing your session images to make them just like you see in their website portfolio! I love my job and spend many day “off” still working, being a photographer is a rather consuming job due to the amount of work created by editing. Many parents-to-be don’t know that newborn skin can be quite red, have milk spots, baby acne and severe flakey, dry skin (don’t be alarmed when your newborn starts peeling a bit, it is natural)! Newborn photographers take all this away in editing so the pictures can be perfectly polished. While editing can be time-consuming there’s nothing I love more than sitting at my desk with a cup of tea and creating my vision in Photoshop!