Adorable Baby Girl and Baby Boy Photo Ideas for Your Photo Shoot

February 25, 2021


Children grow up quickly. Photos are a great way to capture your special moments for years to come. To make sure that you have plenty of inspiration before you hire a baby photographer, we’ve curated this collection of top baby girl photo ideas and baby boy photo ideas.

Then, when you have jotted down or pinned your favourite ideas for later, Bidvine can help you find a trusted, local baby photographer near you. Let us do the legwork for you!


Baby Girl Photo Ideas

Every baby is beautiful and there is no doubt that you will want to capture your baby’s unique beauty on camera. Even so, it can be a challenge to figure out the best baby girl photo ideas. That’s why we’ve gathered this top assortment of baby girl photo ideas below.

Bidvine Tip: For additional suggestions for poses, check out this article on the best baby photo poses.


Love the Lace

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Love the Lace

Lace is a beautiful, classic addition to any baby photo. There are several different ways to incorporate lace into your photo shoot as well. You could deck your daughter out in a lace bonnet and lace dress as pictured above, or you could just opt for one or the other.

If lace clothing and bonnets don’t quite seem to fit the bill then you can incorporate lace into the backdrop instead. A soft crocheted blanket which is reminiscent of lace is the perfect way to do this.


Sleepy in a Tutu

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Sleepy in a Tutu

Give the classic baby in a tutu shot a fun twist by having your photographer snap a pic when your little one is asleep. After all, it’s hard work being a model and sometimes sleepiness catches up with the best of us.

This is also a unique way to make light of what can sometimes be a stressful situation. You want your photo shoot to run flawlessly of course, but life happens, babies throw tantrums and get sleepy. So, instead of stressing about how the photos will turn out take advantage of these adorable sleepy moments as well! 

For more tips on how to get baby ready for the photoshoot read this article.


Highlight Those Gorgeous Eyes

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Highlight Those Gorgeous Eyes

You’ve just got to love those eyes. They are bright and shining, and simply drop dead gorgeous. We bet your baby’s eyes and face are just as enchanting.

To ensure that you receive a top-quality close-up of your baby during the photo shoot. Simply mention to your photographer that you would like a close-up before the photo shoot begins. That way, everyone is on the same page.


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Show off Those Cute Outfits

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Show off Those Cute Outfits

Babies are fun to dress up there is simply no better way to put it. Show off your coordination skills and clothing artistry with a picture of your baby’s attire. Whether they are wearing floral pants, a dress, or another adorable outfit, a picture of them all decked out is sure to melt hearts.

If you have a piece of clothing that is a particular favourite you could even photograph this separately as a fun take on an outfit of the day, picture.

Plus, clothing pictures are also a fun way to highlight special mementoes that have been handed down through the ages. Did grandma knit a sweater for your baby? Then this is the perfect opportunity to snap a picture of your baby in it before they grow too big!


Let Her Have Her Cake

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Let Her Have Her Cake

Who doesn’t love cake? Posing your baby beside a colourful cake like the one pictured above is a creative way to switch things up.

This type of shot is especially handy if you are planning a photo shoot for their first birthday.


Baby Bonnet

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Baby Bonnet

Including a bonnet is a must for any baby photo shoot, especially a newborn photo shoot. Not only will the bonnet help to keep your little girl warm and cosy but it will also create the most delightfully charming picture!


Baby Boy Photo Ideas

Baby photo albums bring endless joy to flip through. Guarantee that your’s is packed with dashing photos of your baby at every age. Check out the picture suggestions below for inspiration so that you are all set when you submit a request for a baby photographer.


Toy Time

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Toy Time

Is there anything more charming than a baby playing with their toys? We’re not sure. In any case, a photo of your baby playing with their toys is sure to be a top addition to any collection of baby photos.


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Incorporate the Seasons

If you’re struggling to come up with ideas, take a note of inspiration from the seasons. No matter the season, nature is always blooming with creative suggestions.


Spring

The bright cheerfulness of spring and delightful flowers provide a perfect natural backdrop to a baby photography session.


Summer

Summer brings greenery and warmth making it the optimal time, in terms of weather, for an outdoors photo shoot with your baby. Just imagine how lovely those bright greens and vibrantly coloured flowers will look in the backdrop of your baby’s pictures.


Fall

Fall is a little more chilly than summer yet, it can still present a good opportunity for a photo shoot. Simply bundle your baby up in a dashing sweater and cosy blanket before the photo shoot takes place. This will help to keep your baby warm and create a handsome photo.


Winter

Winter is often too cold for an outdoors photo shoot with a baby. Yet you can still incorporate the theme of the season into your photos. For instance, you could request a Christmas theme. Alternatively, you could also opt to incorporate felt snowflakes or winter trees into the background.


Bundled in a Blanket with Dad

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Bundled in a Blanket with Dad

With so much focus placed on your baby, it is easy to forget to include yourself as the parent, within the picture. To make sure that you don’t forget to make an appearance, it can be helpful to write a reminder to yourself. Not to mention that you will treasure these photos of you and your child for years to come.


Baby on the Beach

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Baby on the Beach

If you live close to a beach or even relatively close, then why not stop by the beach for some baby photos. The bright blue of the waters and soft beiges of the sand will undoubtedly create a stellar backdrop to your pictures.

Bidvine Tip: Looking for even more ideas? Then take a look here at these top baby photography ideas we guarantee you’ll love!


Polish It off with a Hat

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Polish It off with a Hat

When you are looking for baby boy photo ideas, a dashing hat is certain to make a perfect accent. Whether your baby is hiding their eyes under the brim of the hat or showing off, these photos will undoubtedly turn out spectacular.


Nautical Colours

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Nautical Colours

The nautical colours of white and navy will add a classic feel to any photo shoot no matter whether your photo has an oceanic theme or not.


Teddy Bear Picture

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Teddy Bear Picture

Teddy bears and babies are the perfect combination of cuteness. To add a fun touch to your photos, stage your photo with a teddy bear which is the same size, or even larger than your baby. Then you can stage additional photos later on which emphasise your baby’s growth, and in effect creating a teddy bear timeline!


Bathtime in a Bucket

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Bathtime in a Bucket

Staging a photo during bathtime creates the perfect opportunity to snap some pictures of bathtime splashing and whimsy. We simply love how this baby playfully waves a gentle cascade of water through the air.

Now that you have a collection of top baby girl and baby boy photo ideas for your photo shoot it is time to hire a professional photographer.

Not sure where to find a local photographer? Then submit a request through Bidvine to receive custom, detailed quotes.



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