Sharon Mac Photographics - Darwin Photographer
Wedding, maternity, newborn, family and other photography
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Newborn Photography

Darwin newborn photographer, Sharon Mac Photographics, offers two types of newborn photograph; Studio newborn photography sessions or newborn lifestyle photography sessions.

Newborn Photography - studio or lifestyle

It is an honour to be the first to capture your newborn's professional images.  Your newborn's safety is of utmost importance to me throughout their session. I offer two different styles of newborn photography.  See below for information about the different session types and to view example galleries.  

Please note that I do not offer digital composites - all of the backgrounds in the images in my gallery are using props and real backdrops either owned by me or my clients.

Newborn Studio Sessions

Newborn studio photography is conducted in the comfort of my purpose built studio, located in Darwin’s northern suburbs. These sessions are usually conducted when Bub is between 5-21 days old when they are more sleepy and easier to pose (although I have held session with babies up to 8 weeks old successfully).  The sessions generally take around 2 hours depending on bub's sleeping and feeding patterns.  Props and prop outfits for baby are supplied as part of the session costs.  There are generally 3 - 4 set ups (different props/backgrounds) during your session plus parent/sibling images with baby.

As my studio is cosy, I do ask that if siblings are to participate in some of the images, that they come either at the beginning or end of the session and that a family member then takes them away for the remainder of the session. This helps ensure everyone remains relaxed and bub can get to the sleepy state required for the posed nature of studio sessions.

Session details:

  • 2 hour session in my purpose built studio

  • use of props and prop outfits

  • 3 to 4 set ups plus baby’s parents/sibling images (extended family can be included subject to numbers and conditions but additional cost will apply - $20 per person)

  • 40+ full resolution digital images on USB

  • option to package with maternity session and save.

Book early - session date and time is set once Bub is born as they are unpredictable but I only take a certain number of pre-bookings per week to ensure space for your session within first 2 weeks of Bub's life.

Newborn Lifestyle Sessions

Newborn lifestyle photography differs from the traditional newborn photography. Props, backdrops, and posing beanbags are traded for the natural setting of your home. Your home and surroundings become part of the images created of this special time, creating memories of not only how little your newborn was but also where you lived, and how life was like for your family when they arrived and changed your lives forever.

Most parents generally want these sessions captured whilst bub is still very little, to record the first moments. However, these sessions are ideal at any stage in bub's first year and beyond. 

I capture real moments in a real environment. Siblings, grandparents and other significant people in your life are welcome to be a part of the session. Family pets are also welcome to feature in images. Your life, your way.

Session details:

  • 60 minute session at your home (within 40km of Darwin or travel costs will apply)

  • 50+ full resolution digital images on USB

  • option to package with Maternity session and save.