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Newborn Photographer London, Herts, Surrey, Essex, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Kent, Middlesex, Sussex

NOTE: FOR BABIES UP TO 3 WEEKS. BOOK AT OR BEFORE YOUR 20 WEEK SCAN TO ENSURE AVAILABILITY. THE IDEAL TIME FOR A NEWBORN PHOTOSHOOT IS THE FIRST 10 DAYS AFTER BIRTH.

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F.A.Q.

Do you photograph/film in London only?

We're based in London but we cover the whole country and abroad. We do however have to add on a charge to cover expenses and on rare occasions accommodation costs however we try to keep these costs to a minimum by only charging the cost of travel and daily bread.

What is the best time to plan a newborn session?

The best time to plan and book the newborn photo session is at the end of your pregnancy, the last couple of months. The best time for the photo shoot is the first 2 weeks after the birth. This is the time when the baby is plastic and sleepy, allowing posing and quick work. After that is almost impossible.

As people are not aware of all this sometimes we have short notice requests and we still do 1-2 month old babies if the parents insist but we're very clear that many poses can't be applied after the first few weeks.

Do you give the digital files?

Yes we do! All photos are yours, edited, print ready in hi-res, having "Home Use" non-commercial rights rights, which means that you can print them wherever you want. Non-commercial means you can't generate profit with the photos.

How to prepare the baby for the shoot?

1/ Knowing your baby's sleep and eat pattern, choose the right time for the photo session. To be updated few days before the shoot and subject of availability.

2/ If we shoot in your house, prepare a hot room 28C, white noise, blow dryer, womb sounds ... if you don't have don't worry.

3/ Make sure that your baby is ready for 2h shoot, which means feeding, poo, etc. to be done just before the session.

What's the difference between edited and retouched photos?

All your photos come edited in high resolution. Cropped, colour corrected, colour enhanced, sharpen, etc. basic edit techniques.

The chosen 5 - 10 retouch photos come with more advanced retouching techniques applied like: spot removal, eye opening, body shaping, skin smoothing, advanced colouration, BW, fine-art edit (ask for painterly effects), background removal, etc.

What's the difference between your studio or our location?

In our premise we can choose more props, backgrounds, floors, etc. On location we can load less items, just enough for the job. If the baby doesn't cooperate and wakes up, we have more time to comfort him. On location we'll need 30min just to set up and 15min to get things back in the car. 

What makes your services different and special?

It's a long list:

1/ We go on location

2/ We offer video services for newborns (watch Words of Blessing video on this page) same or other day

3/ We have properly educated and experienced magazine retouchers and album designers

4/ Speed. You'll have your images in no time

5/ We give all images, 20 or 200, all yours

6/ We know how to comfort babies and squeeze the maximum of the photo shoot

How do we pay?

Cash on the day just before the photo session or bank transfer the day before.

£100 is needed to book "a week day". As nobody knows in advance which day will be the best one, you book a weekly slot and the week before we'll get in touch to set the right day and time.

How many photos will we get?

We don't count the photos, so as more, as different - as better. If the baby cooperates and sleeps deeply, we can create more, otherwise less. 20 or 500, it's up to the baby. As of the delicate matter of newborn and baby photography, we can't give any guarantee of how many general and good photos we'll be able to take.

You're in good and experienced hands, so no worries, we'll squeeze every bit of the photo session to make you happy with amazing images.

When can we have the images?
We try to deliver up to 2 days after the photo shoot, because we know how important for you is to enjoy and share the images with friends and relatives.
Do you include prints?

We offer the best print service in UK but it is not included as the options are too many. Just login your online gallery, choose the photo, choose format, media, payment method and get it delivered.

The quality is unbeatable and can't compare with Tesco and local services. Because the price is a little higher too we recommend to use the gallery print facility for large wall arts - frames, canvas, acrylic, etc. You'll love the detail, colours, everything. For small prints it's up to you and up to your budget.

Disclaimer: the professional print service integrated in your online gallery is not in-house Peter Lane Photography.

Can we do the shoot in our house?

Yes of course. Keep in mind few things: If we shoot newborns you have to prepare room temperature 28C, not for the whole apartment but for the chosen room spot, ideally using blow heater.

Depends on your location you may be charged £50 "home studio fee", and travel, parking ULEZ, Congestion charge expenses if you're in Central London or outside M25.

Not answered your question?
Please feel free to contact us and we will be happy to go over any other questions you may have.
What is the best time for Maternity photo session?

Probably the seventh month. The belly is well defined and you won't feel as heavy and tired as the ninth month.

What is the best time for a baby photo session?
After the third month when the baby can hold its head upright.

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Newborn Photography in London, Herts, Kent, Surrey, Essex, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Sussex, Middlesex

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Newborn video trailer – Words of blessing

Words of blessing is a new trend and an amazing add-on to your baby’s photo session. Two cameras and special sound equipment is used to capture your & your family message – words of blessing and devotion – to the baby. To be kept in secret and plaid on their special day like Bar Mitzvah or Wedding. Speechless!

 

 

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NEWBORN PLUS (FAMILY)

FOR BABIES UP TO 3 WEEKS. BOOK AT OR BEFORE YOUR 20 WEEK SCAN TO ENSURE AVAILABILITY
£550
  • Applies to Newborn, Baby, Maternity and family photo sessions. The best option for families who want to add siblings and family portraits to the newborn photo session.
  • Up to 3 hours photo session
  • 10 specially retouched photos
  • The rest of the photos (as more as better) edited in hi-res
  • Possession of all photos with "Home use" non-commercial rights
  • Private Online gallery (for six months) with share and order facility for prints, puzzles, frames & canvases, etc. to choose from
  • Ultra Speedy image delivery/upload - fastest in the UK, up to two 2 days after the photoshoot
  • Add-ons

  • £100 - Extra time per hour
  • £150 - In your location
  • £10 - Extra retouching per photo

Words of Blessing Cinematic movie

FOR BABIES UP TO 3 WEEKS. BOOK AT OR BEFORE YOUR 20 WEEK SCAN TO ENSURE AVAILABILITY
£650
  • Up to 2 hours or combined with the NEWBORN PLUS Collection
  • Scripted cinematic filming
  • One operator
  • Online downloadable files
  • Video add-ons

  • £200 - Extra camera man
  • £100 - Extra time per hour
  • £55 - USB video

 

 

The Baby Album

Custom Baby AlbumThe baby or newborn album options are practically endless as you can see in our Wedding Albums section, and this one here is just the very top of the iceberg. We’re happy to assist you find the best size, paper, colours, covers and boxes for your baby album. And of course all your baby photos especially the newborn ones which need special attention will be craftily retouched.

Baby Album custom design bespokeThe exact album price is formed by the following variables:

  • – album provider/brand/quality, durability and longevity
  • – type of paper
  • – number of pages
  • – type of cover and cover material
  • – size
  • – boxing

All that put together makes the total so, the best time to discuss it is after your baby photo session, because only then we all know how many photos, pages, etc. will be chosen. We will pass thru all that options together and choose the best one for you covering the desired budget.

Newborn Photographer in​
London, Herts, Surrey, Essex, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Kent, Sussex, Middlesex

Peter Lane Photography team loves to create delicate portraits of your newborn baby, either in the comfort of your home or in our home studio. It is best to have your newborn photography session within the first fifteen days of baby’s birth, so please schedule it during your pregnancy.

Newborn photography requires techniques, creativity and skillful training. Peter Lane Photography newborn photographers Peter & Petya are creative and patient which is a must have requirement in capturing the most precious moments of an infant. What are the benefits of hiring a newborn photographer? A major benefit of hiring a photographer is its cost efficient and the photographer can travel to the residence of the family. Other benefits include creatively adding props and special lightings to receive the best quality of photographs.

One of the most difficult tasks a newborn photographer has is capturing creative pictures of infants. The photographer needs plenty of patience to capture moments of the baby smiling or other facial expressions. The newborn photographer must know all the correct newborn props to use in order to capture those special moments. Regardless if the infant is awake or sleep, a professional should be able to creatively take some of the most memorable pictures. Newborn photography is in popular demand in London now and not only.

Newborn photography photo sessions with Peter & Petya are best scheduled months in advance, as we accept only a limited number of newborns every month. A huge benefit of newborn photography is that the photographer can conveniently come to the parent’s home. They come with the best quality of lightings and latest photographic equipment. Parents and infants don’t have to leave their home.

Newborns sleeps a lot and are on a two to three hour feeding schedule. We work around the infant’s schedule. We can capture special moments during feeding if the parents choose to.

A professional newborn photography requires skill to capture that precious angelic moments. They can add various props and themes. Once the photography session is complete, the first edited (basic edit) photos will be uploaded in a special for the family private gallery. From there they can choose photos for advanced retouching, album or print directly. The photographs can be presented in a custom designed album. Parents are given a variety of options of custom albums and packages. These newborn photography albums are available with different themes that can tell a story of your new born infant. Let a professional photographer like Petya or Peter Lane put together the best photo album for your newborn baby.

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Babies go through so many milestones in their first year, and fine art baby photography sessions are a perfect way to document those cherished moments. The best ages for your baby photography session is around three months, when they can hold their head up and smile. As a new parent you are aware of how beneficial it can be to acquire life long memories of your baby as they grow up. Many individuals throughout the world are constantly filling their baby photo albums with photographs that will be remembered and cherished for many years to come. There are an ample amount of benefits to hiring a baby photographer in London to ensure that your memories are kept sacred for a variety of years to come.

As previously mentioned, having the ability to acquire baby photography can prove to be exponentially beneficial due to the fact that you will be provided with an ample amount of memories. Although as a parent you are prone to remember the important dates throughout life such as birthdays and play dates but with the use of a baby photographer you will be able to acquire photographs that will mark the milestones in your baby’s life. As an example, on their first birthday you can have their photograph taken and then on their second birthday you can also have their photograph taken to see the progress in age.

Another benefit of acquiring a London baby photographer Peter Lane is that you will be able to acquire professional photographs that will undoubtably impress friends and family members. Although many individuals believe that using their own personal digital cameras are sufficient enough, many family members would prefer to acquire professional baby photography of your baby. With the implementation of a baby photographer you will be able to acquire photographs of your baby with extrinsic and beautiful back drops and a professional standard quality that will undoubtably help to make the photographs far more outstanding.

Family photographer London Essex Surrey Hertfordshire.

Peter strives to capture natural and enduring portraits for families that will be cherished for a lifetime. Family Photography sessions are relaxed and fun – set at one of many parks in London, Kent, Essex or the surrounding areas, or a place of your choosing.

Hiring a London family photographer Peter Lane is beneficial in various ways. When you hire a family photographer, you’re getting personalized attention from Peter, a photographer who will take the time to get to know your family and take pictures of your family in a way that’s unique.

When you hire a London family photographer like Peter Lane, your family’s experience will be unlike any other. Peter is an experienced London family photographer. With the help of his wife Petya, they have earned a reputation as London’s most sought-after family photographers.