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Natural Newborn Baby Photography: A Guide to Posing, Shooting, and Business by Robin Long

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Chapter 6. Natural Imagery Through Storytelling

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During the first couple of weeks after a new birth, there’s a short window of time when you have the opportunity to capture a newborn in an untouched and unposed form. This window of time demands no rules to posing as the baby waits for you to tell her story. There’s no reason to intentionally place perfectly aligned fingers or feet. It is a time when a baby is allowed to communicate who she is in the most uncomplicated way—a story conceived with a classic and timeless beauty.

It is during these first few weeks after birth that you are able to capture a memorable ...

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