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10 Top Baby Poses

Top 10 poses

10 Top Baby Poses

Inspiration for baby photo shoots. One Classic Session Flow.

I’m so grateful Toni captured such precious moments that we now can treasure forever. Our pictures are all over our home….and the grandparents!!
Toni you’re an absolute star!


My recommended top 10 baby poses, with parents, baby solo in props and baby on the bean bag. An example from One Classic Session Flow. A complete baby photo session with the gorgeous ‘Hallie Roux’ from 2018. See my newborn folio here.

  1. Lifestyle

    Relaxed posing, organic flow more about interaction than perfect posing. Light background, soft lighting. Non formal clothing.

  2. Parent silhouettes

    Using negative space with edge of image framing.

  3. Parents Hands: Tulip pose

    Dark striking black and white photos of curled up baby with and without parents hands.

  4. Feet: Rings on Toes

    Detail close up of feet as a whole or toes with or without wedding rings.

  5. Colour Prop: Flower nest

    Wrapped on fluffy stuffer a nest of flowers. Don’t forget to take details and close ups.

  6. Tushie up

    Bean bag shot on cream blanket. Style up with wraps, outfits headbands or hats.

  7. Side pose

    Style up with teddy hat and headband

  8. Chin on hands baby pose

    Again photograph different angles. Style up with hats, headbands or again outfits.side pose chin pose

  9. Prop Neutral

    This is another nest shot wrapped with a merlino wool plait. All cream.

  10. Family Formal on a dark backdrop.

    This is a posed family set. Its on a dark background with specific baby position.

Family gallery wall
I always include a couple of wall layouts ideas. I want you to be excited to put your images on the wall! See my Wall display design post here.