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What is an In-Home Newborn Photo Session? { Newborn Photographer, Sonoma County CA }

Updated: Apr 4



A woman affectionately holds her sleeping baby wrapped in a cloth.

Welcoming a newborn into your family is a precious and unforgettable experience. Capturing those fleeting moments through photography is a cherished tradition for many parents. As a photographer specializing in newborn sessions, I've found that having these sessions in the comfort of a family's home brings a whole new level of ease and relaxation to the process.


One of the most significant advantages of in-home newborn sessions is the elimination of the need to travel. Parents often appreciate not having to pack up their newborn, drive to a studio, and worry about being on time amidst the hustle and bustle of daily life. Instead, they can simply relax at home, knowing that I will come to them with everything needed for a successful photo session.


A family of four with two parents and two children bonding on a couch.

The comfort of home extends beyond logistical convenience. During in-home sessions, parents have the freedom to take breaks or attend to their newborn's needs in a familiar and comfortable environment. Siblings can also relax and play nearby when they are not needed for photos, creating a stress-free experience for the entire family.


A mother in a white cardigan lovingly holds her newborn staring right into the camera.

As a photographer, I understand the importance of creating a comfortable and well-lit space for capturing timeless images. I bring along a curated selection of wraps, blankets, and props to ensure that each session is personalized and unique. Additionally, my expertise in utilizing natural light allows me to make the most of your home's environment.


A mother and her newborn daughter dressed in a pink cardigan lie peacefully on a white bed.

One key aspect of in-home sessions is the consideration of lighting conditions. Not all windows are created equal when it comes to photography. A photographer with a keen understanding of light can make all the difference in creating flattering and stunning images. For instance, knowing whether a north-facing or south-facing window is more conducive to soft, diffused light can significantly impact the outcome of your photos. Rest assured, I am that photographer who understands these nuances and knows how to leverage them to capture beautiful moments.



A small baby wrapped in a brown cloth blanket stares sleepily into the camera

In conclusion, opting for an in-home newborn photo session offers unparalleled comfort, convenience, and a personalized touch. It's not just about taking pictures; it's about creating a relaxing and memorable experience for you and your family during this special time. So, when choosing a photographer, remember to hire someone who not only has the technical skills but also values the comfort and ease of in-home sessions. Your newborn's first moments deserve nothing less than the best, and I am here to make those moments last a lifetime.



A family of four, 2 parents, 1 toddler, and a newborn dressed in white smile serenely into the camera


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Photographer Diana Jex leans down to carefully reposition a newborn baby on the rug.




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Diana Jex specializes in portrait photography including maternity photography, newborn photography, children and family photography. Diana Jex Photography primarily serves families located in Sonoma County, Marin County and Napa County : Petaluma, Santa Rosa, Novato, Marin, San Rafael, Windsor, Rohnert Park, Napa, Cotati, Sonoma and other surrounding areas.
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