The Importance of Choosing the Right Photographer: Experience in Maternity and Newborn Photo Shoots

2023-05-22T14:32:37+02:00May 22nd, 2023|Newborn, Photography, Pregnancy|

Having a child is an extraordinary event in your life as a parent. The joy and excitement that accompany the arrival of your baby are incomparable. Capturing these precious moments is one of the most valuable investments you can make. When choosing a photographer for your maternity or newborn photo shoot, experience is a crucial factor to consider. In this article, I discuss the reasons why it is important to choose the right photographer, someone with experience who is able to capture the unique beauty and tenderness of this special period. Expertise in dealing with pregnant women and newborns

Tips for a Successful Newborn Photo Shoot: Capturing Tenderness

2023-05-18T16:38:24+02:00May 18th, 2023|Newborn|

Het vastleggen van de eerste momenten van je pasgeboren baby is een onvergetelijke ervaring. Een newborn fotoshoot biedt de mogelijkheid om de tederheid, onschuld en liefde in prachtige beelden te vangen. Als ervaren fotograaf begrijp ik hoe belangrijk het is om ouders voor te bereiden op zo'n bijzondere sessie. In deze blog deel ik graag enkele waardevolle tips en adviezen om ervoor te zorgen dat jullie newborn fotoshoot een groot succes wordt. Kies de perfecte tijd De eerste twee weken na de geboorte zijn ideaal voor een newborn fotoshoot. Baby's zijn meestal nog slaperig en gemakkelijk te kalmeren, waardoor

What is the perfect age for a newborn photo shoot of my newborn baby?

2023-02-14T14:53:16+01:00February 14th, 2023|Newborn|

Are you expecting and already know that your baby will outgrow that newborn phase in no time? Are you sure you want to have just that tender and magical moment captured? Then it is best to book the photo shoot already during your pregnancy. This way you can be sure that enough space is provided in my calendar, to take care of your photo shoot. Because ... Those typical newborn photos, with a sweetly sleeping baby in the most adorable poses, those are best taken when your baby is between 5 - 18 days old. After that, unfortunately, it

Motherhood – Model Call

2023-01-19T20:41:55+01:00January 19th, 2023|Newborn, Specials|

I am looking for a mom with her baby (girl or boy) for a motherhood photo shoot to expand my portfolio. Prerequisites: the baby (girl or boy) is between 6 - 11 months old. the mom is comfortable being photographed as well. the shoot will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 7 (time to be mutually agreed upon). I work out the photo report according to my idea. Photo shoot details: continues in my studio at the Kruitfabriek in Vilvoorde. the shoot will last about 30 min. the bond between mom and baby is the focus of the photo shoot.

Loving Arms newborn photoshoot with Eline

2023-06-10T18:58:20+02:00May 25th, 2021|Newborn, Recente fotoreportages|

Last year I received an email from Steffie asking if I wanted to photograph her pregnancy. Of course I wanted that with great pleasure, but unfortunately, preeclampsia & premature birth of her baby daughter put a stop to that. So on January 1, Eline was born a tiny girl. After a long period, Steffie and Eline were finally released from the hospital and were able to start their lives at home. Since the maternity shoot could not take place, we had converted it to a newborn photo shoot. So I was incredibly pleased to welcome the brand new little

Newborn Happiness – Baby Mini Shoots

2021-10-29T09:28:48+02:00April 6th, 2021|Newborn, Specials|

During the "Newborn Happiness" mini-shoot, the relationship between your (newborn) baby and yourself is captured in my photo studio. The pure, real emotions and feelings are captured. It is the time to reflect on the beautiful miracle you have brought into the world. Pictures are taken of mommy with baby, daddy with baby and both parents with baby. If there are brothers or sisters, we can also take a family photo. Please note, would you like photos of the brothers / sisters & the baby separately? Book a Loving Arms photo shoot, during this shoot there is more time

Breastfeeding Guide

2021-02-25T13:54:11+01:00February 25th, 2021|Fotografie Tips, Newborn|

This list is a helpful guide to common foods to avoid while breastfeeding. These foods usually affect babies under 6 weeks of age. As your baby gets older, you can use the foods one at a time to see if it affects your baby. Every baby is different, so consult your pediatrician if you notice that your baby is experiencing too much colic. To make the photo shoot as smooth as possible, I recommend not to use the following foods at least 2 days in advance: Citric acid foods and drinks such as: cranberries Pineapple Grapefruit oranges lemons strawberries

Checklist for a successful newborn photo shoot

2021-02-25T13:53:56+01:00February 25th, 2021|Fotografie Tips, Newborn|

2 days before the photo shoot If you are breastfeeding, avoid eating certain foods. See this blog post For more information. 1 day before the photo shoot Do not schedule any vaccinations on this day. Stimulate your baby so that she is extra tired the next day. The day of the photo shoot Feed your baby 3 hours before the photo shoot Try to keep your baby awake for the shoot, but not over-stimulate. Make sure the nappy is not too tight and that the clothes are loose and easy

Preparation for a newborn session

2022-05-17T16:26:08+02:00February 25th, 2021|Fotografie Tips, Newborn|

As a parent of a newborn baby, everything is dominated by him / her. You are very grateful for your baby and of course you want to capture those first moments on photos. That way you can always recall those special memories later. I want our photo session to be a joyful experience, without stress. Because I know how stressful a photo shoot can be, especially if you have had little or no sleep, I have put together some tips to help you get through the preparation quickly. If something is not clear and / or you still have

Welkom Félien, een newborn fotoshoot aan huis in Grembergen!

2020-12-14T13:28:15+01:00April 6th, 2020|Newborn, Recente fotoreportages|

Een tijdje geleden hield ik, samen met With Baby Love een toffe win-actie. Shauni was de gelukkige winnares en won een newborn fotoshoot! Ze was op 15 januari (mijn verjaardag) uitgerekend. Haar dochtertje liet wat op zich wachten, maar uiteindelijk werd haar prachtige meisje op 20 januari geboren. Ze kreeg de mooie naam Félien. Het eerste wat in Shauni opkwam toen ze haar dochter mocht ontmoeten was "Wat een mooi en groot kindje" en natuurlijk tranen van geluk. Ik kon niet wachten om bij hen thuis een mooie newborn fotoshoot te verzorgen. Toen Félien 9 dagen oud was, was het