One of the most popular poses on Newborn posing is Upright in Prop. This is where the baby is positioned inside the prop with their elbows up and chin resting on the back of the hands.  Kelly’s top tips for

Kelly Brown Upright in Prop


Once positioned, turn the baby on a 45 deg angle towards the light and allow the light to fall softly across the baby face.

Newborn Posing Upright in Prop


Always use a spotter – position the spotter in front of the prop at an arms length.

Upright in Prop on Newborn Posing


Photograph from an elevated position. This will ensure you aren’t photographing up the baby’s nose, but you are also eliminating potential distracting elements in the background.