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Peel & Stick Baseboards: A Convenient & Lightweight Alternative to Wood Baseboard Props!

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Peel & Stick Baseboards Tired of dealing with clunky, hard-to-manage baseboards? Now you can have a variety of rustic and whimsical options right at your fingertips without the hassle of a traditional, heavy wood baseboards. We are happy to announce our new Peel & Stick Baseboards – a lightweight and convenient alternative photo prop that delivers just as realistic results as its traditional counterpart.

Using Posing Beanbags for Newborn Photography

Written by Backdrop Express Photography Team on . Posted in Baby & Child Photography, Photography Props

Newborn Posers When it comes to posing newborns, do you consistently face obstacles when trying to mold those beautiful, soft angles you often see online? The especially adorable ones where both ends of the new model are propped up for a slightly curved angle, or her tiny body is positioned perfectly in a rustic crate for a totally dreamy look? Most likely those photographers you see are using special newborn posing pillows and beanbags to achieve the special poses. Here are some options for these posing props and how they can be used for posed studio newborn photography.

10 Adorable Babies in Cheesecloth Wraps

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newborn cheesecloth wraps Since cheesecloth wraps for newborn photography are so popular (and we wanted an excuse to look through LOTS of newborn photos), we’ve compiled some of our favorite cheesecloth wrapped babies here for your viewing pleasure! A cheesecloth is the perfect baby photography prop to match with a hat, headband, basket or blanket to create a beautiful portrait. We hope you gain some inspiration for your next newborn photo shoot below!

7 Essential Newborn Photography Props

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newborn photography props Newborn photography is one of those genres that just lends itself to props. Of course, the subject is adorable enough, but artfully chosen photography props can take the “Awww” factor to the next level. The studio is the ideal controlled setting for newborn photography and making use of a variety of props. Just about anything can have “prop potential,” from things you already own to items the mother brings along. Hobby and craft stores, fabric stores, resale shops, antique markets and even rummage sales all have potential. There are countless possibilities, but just make sure each props is safe, clean and sanitary. When stocking your studio with newborn photography props, these seven categories are essential:

Newborn Photography Props: Using Posing Bowls & Crates for Better Staging

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newborn posing props Newborn posing bowls and crates are trendy studio props that can bring your newborn photography to the next level! Rustic bowls add interesting character, prompt creative posing and can help fill the frames nicely. Stocking up on newborn props and accessories are important to provide a wide offering to diverse clients who may be looking for special portrait styles or themes for their newborn. Providing a perfectly-sized, small area to lay your newborn model in gives a much easier foundation to pose with rather than laying them on a large bed or floor mat where they may lay flat and unflattering.

Styling with Newborn Posing Braids

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500702401 (1) While posing newborn babies in delicate, sweet poses is one of the most fun aspects of working a newborn photo shoot, it can also be one of the more difficult, patience-testing tasks. Luckily, there are innumerable posing props and aids out there to help assist with special positions that can take your newborn portrait styling to the next level. Accessories like posing braids, wraps, blankets, bowls, and hats are other types of essential newborn props that help enhance styling. Warm, neutral colors complement a new baby’s skin tone for a beautiful soft, look.

How to Fill a Newborn Beanbag Poser

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newborn beanbag poser Newborn beanbag posers are a helpful tool for newborn photographers shooting posed portraits. These large and comfortable but firm cushioners act as a sturdy, elevated base for positioning newborn babies in various poses. Backdrop Express offers a full line of newborn posing pillows and beanbags that are suitable for helping position babies in a variety of popular poses. Once you’ve ordered your new posing accessories, you’ll need to fill them! There are several recommended options for filler materials, like polyester stuffing, plastic pellets, polystyrene beads or even rice. Beanbag fill can be purchased at many big box stores or online.