Have a pre-consultation meeting with your photographer.
In order for you to properly prepare for the baby photoshoot that you are planning to have up ahead, you need to know for sure that your baby photographer will turn out to be someone that you not only like but that you also completely trust in all across the board. This is something that you need to check out as much as possible. You need to spend time assessing your baby photographers face to face. This is not an easy task for you to go ahead and undertake but this is the type of thing that will really make all of the difference in the world once you get to the baby photoshoot location. Pre consultations can take time. It will take you a few months to go ahead and sift through the various baby photography professionals you have in your local area and this is not something that would be easy to have to go through with at the end of the day. Don’t just say that you simply don’t have the time either. When it comes to something as important as this, you need to make sure that you get to go ahead and make time as much as you can.
Learn to trust your photographer.
This is the whole point of why you should be spending all that time pre interviewing the photographers that you are shortlisting in the first place. Once you have chosen a baby photographer of your choice and once you have finally gotten to a decision about who you should book for the photo shoot, stick to it. Trust your photographer no matter what happens. It can be tough given the fact that you are trying to pull this off with a complete stranger in the picture but this is a kind of gap that you would want to bridge as much as you possibly can while you are at it. If you don’t trust your photographer, you don’t really have much to work with in the first place.
You need to make sure that you get your hands on at least one great baby photographer before all of the good ones are booked out. These photographers, once they have established a reputation in their communities, can be local celebrities. You can bank on the fact that their itineraries will be booked back to back and this can really get things pretty busy for you. It will turn out to really make things hard for you when you have no one left or once all of the good ones are cleaned out.
Timing is critical when it comes to planning out a baby photoshoot and you need to hit the nail right on the head as much as possible. The first 5 to 10 days can really make quite an impact on the baby photos because the baby will look like every bit of a baby before the growth spurt and the skin shedding.