Spring is Here!

I love this time of year!  It's almost as good as October in Prescott, AZ, when the air begins to get a crisp feel to it in the morning!  It is still crisp, but with a slight warmth to it.  It smells like fresh cut grass and flowers and morning dew....

Family Portraits as Special Gifts For Mother’s Day

As a photographer, and a mother, it’s a special privilege for me to help you find that special gift for Mom or Grandma. Maybe this year the perfect gift would be a family portrait in Prescott that will bring joy and fond memories for years to come. Here are a...

Posing for your engagement photos

An engagement photo session is a sweet way to introduce the path to your wedding. Aris Affairs Photography offers tips to help soon-to-be-brides be camera-ready and perfectly comfortable for your engagement photo shoot in Prescott. Your shoulders: As you are posing...

Consider a Family Photo in Western Wear During Prescott Frontier Days

July is just around the corner, and in Prescott that means it’s rodeo time. During Prescott Frontier Days everyone brings out their western wear and dresses like a cowboy for a week or so. If you were raised in the Southwest, chances are good that there is a...

How to choose a photographer for your wedding

Maybe you have been planning your wedding since you were little, or maybe you started last week. No matter how long it has been, you know there are hundreds of details to consider both big and small. It may not feel like it now, but one of the most significant...

Fun holiday photo ideas

The Holiday Season is officially upon us which means you're probably about to gather the family for your annual family portrait. Good news! Aris Affairs Photography, your local Prescott professional photographer, would like to offer these fun and creative ideas to...

Is a Spring Wedding inYour Future? Here are Several Reasons the I Dos Should be Done in Spring

Aris Affairs Photography, your Prescott area wedding photographer, captures your spring wedding in timeless photosSpring is that time of the year when flowers are in bloom, the weather is perfectly amazing and new beginnings are in the air. Let Aris Affairs...

Reasons to Celebrate!

There are so many reasons to celebrate in life.  Engagements, Weddings, Babies, and Reunions!  Another reason, Anniversaries!  30 years of Marriage is deffinatly something to celebrate.  I love when I get a call to capture such a special time....

What couples should wear for their photo shoot

Whether it is an engagement shoot or another special occasion for a couple, the question often asked is: What should we wear for our special photo session? Aris Affairs Photography, your local family photographer in Prescott, has some ideas to help you look great...

You should have a shot list for your photo session

A photographer may be able to make a photo session seem like a carefree exercise, but there is a lot of work that goes into planning that experience. The best way to make sure you get everything you want from a photo session is to have a shot list and share...

Micro Weddings…A Wonderful Trend!

      “The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” ― Lao TzuDriving down a narrow winding road through the desert when the appearance of tall trees begins as I round another bend in the road.  I am in love with the...

Great themes for your engagement photos

Planning your engagement photo shoot in Prescott? You don’t have to wear solid colors and uninteresting clothes. These pictures should express who you are as a couple. Mix things up with a theme, and in Prescott, Western wear is a very appropriate choice. Aris...

How to choose a photographer for your wedding

Maybe you have been planning your wedding since you were little, or maybe you started last week. No matter how long it has been, you know there are hundreds of details to consider both big and small. It may not feel like it now, but one of the most significant...

Capturing the magic of the toast at your wedding reception

There are many magical moments at a wedding: when the groom sees his bride coming down the aisle, lighting of a unity candle, even the antics of a young ring bearer, or a flower girl dropping petals and picking them up again. Then comes the reception and more precious...

Skip the mall, and have a photo session with Santa in November

Aris Affairs Photography suggests having your own photo session with Santa on November 10th and avoid waiting in line with the rest of the crowd at the mall! Yes, that’s right - Aris Affairs Photography, your local family photographer in Prescott, is holding...

Seasonal color trends for your wedding

Let Aris Affairs Photography introduce you to 2019's trendiest seasonal wedding palettes. Whether you're planning your to hold your Prescott wedding indoors or out, these color palettes are designed to inspire you and make your wedding even more beautiful. Spring...

April is Upon Us

April in upon us and I see little snowflakes falling outside, how crazy! Trish has been working hard getting our website put together and looking beautiful, (among all the other things she does). She’s done quite an awesome job! We didn’t realize how much...

Easter Mini Sessions! $125.00 Perfect for Cards and/ or ECards!

Easter is upon us and we are offering an easter mini session for $125.00 for 30min, with props and professionals! 😉 If you would like us to make an ecard for you to send out to family and friends that is just an extra $25.00...Just think...All that you save on...

Tips for great cake-cutting photos at your Prescott wedding

The wedding cake is an age-old tradition which symbolizes the first activity in which the newlyweds participate together. Aris Affairs Photography has some ideas for great cake-cutting photos at your Prescott wedding! Since the wedding cake is the central focus of the...

Tips For Taking Pictures of Kids

Natural looking pictures of kids always bring smiles and memories. But often those pictures we want to take to capture a moment just don’t turn out the way we want them. Aris Affairs Photography, your professional family photographer in Prescott, would like to...

Ideas for newborn photos

Oct 17, 2018

If there’s a newborn in your life right now who seems to be changing before your very eyes, Prescott’s family photographer, Aris Affairs Photography, suggests these ideas for perfectly capturing your baby’s precious first weeks.

Studio vs Home
Studio sessions are usually done when your baby is only a few weeks old and is very sleepy and very ‘mold-able’. Studio sessions focus on shots of your baby looking perfect and beautifully posed in wraps, blankets, headbands and hats.

Sessions that take place at home take a little more casual approach to your infant’s photography. While some posing takes place, the greater focus is on capturing more natural shots of your baby and the home.

Shoot in the moment
Capturing your baby’s moves, stretches and yawns can be some of the sweetest moments to treasure. Regardless of where the sessions takes place, don’t worry about getting endless perfect poses. If you’re posing your baby, one thing to keep in mind is to notice their hands. If they’re making little fists try to open up their fingers. Sometimes it’s a bit of an effort but you’ll achieve a more peaceful look with relaxed hands.

Don’t forget mom
Moms love their newborn so much that there will be countless photos of the baby sleeping, waking, bathing, snuggling and so on. With cell phones there are sure to be thousands, literally, of photos by the time of baby’s first birthday. But, sadly, so few with mommy in them. While cell photos are great there is absolutely no comparison to professional photos. Moms, please make sure you are in some of the pictures. You will treasure these photos forever.

Be patient
Your baby is the boss regardless of where or when the session takes place. If your baby isn’t going to fall asleep or stay in one position just keep shooting. Things don’t always go as planned but sometimes the very best photos come from those unpredictable, unplanned moments.

There’s no time like the present to capture your newborn’s earliest moments. Don’t take the chance on capturing this special time that only happens once. Call Aris Affairs Photography today at 928-642-4049 to schedule your session or for more information.