The importance of family portraits

Aris Affairs Photography, your local Prescott family photographer, embraces the idea that professional family portraits are important to every family. There are a number of reasons we feel this way, and we think you will agree. Professional portraits are one way to...

Suggestions for Creating a Professional Company Image for your Business

For the new, small or start-up business, it is always a challenge to get your name in front of your potential customers. And even though money may be tight, it is very important that from day one you start to build a positive image for your business. Aris Affairs...

Puppy Love

Ok, so I thought that taking pictures of kids could sometime be a challenge, what with the “look, there goes a puuurty butterfly” syndrome that they can sometimes have.  If their cranky, hungry, tiered, board, or would rather be doing anything...

The Engagement Session

What do most people think about when they get engaged?  Well, after the tears and excitement, they think about how to share the news.  Most likely you are going to tell the people that you are closest to first.  Then you will call friends and family,...

Tips for Fall family photos

Soon the monsoons will be over and Fall will be right around the corner. Aris Affairs Photography thinks the Fall is a great time to take advantage of Prescott's natural beauty and the perfect opportunity to begin the holiday season with a family photo shoot. Here are...

Preparing for your glamour photo shoot

Aris Affairs Photography is your professional family photographer in Prescott and can turn your memories into art.Regardless of your age, a glamour photo shoot is all about you and doing something fun for yourself. If you're thinking of a Prescott glamour shoot, Aris...

What to Wear to a Corporate Headshot

It’s been said that clothes make the man, and research shows that to be true. What we wear affects how others perceive us, and even how we perceive ourselves. Aris Affairs Photography suggests what to wear for a corporate headshots in Prescott. Men in Suits:...

Dudeoir Sessions for Valentine’s Day or Your Bride to Be and It’s Not About Getting Naked!

So the first question I’m sure you’re asking is what is "dudeoir,"- it’s a combination of Dude to represent the male and boudoir to classify it as a “sexy” portrait genre. The next question may be why. At Aris Affairs Photography Studio...

Dance away

This past weekend we had the pleasure of photographing the action shots for the Summer Danceworks Recital at Yavapai College. It was such an experience! The girls that participated in this beautitful recital were just amazing! I haven't seen something like this...

Celebrate Valentine’s Day!

Valentine’s Day is the day we celebrate LOVE and those around us that we love. Why not make this Valentine’s Day one to remember and celebrate it with Aris Affairs Photography in Prescott. We’re offering just a few ideas of photo shoots that you...

Why you should have professional maternity photos

Many pregnant women have recently been hiring professional photographers for a photo session during the last couple of months of pregnancy. Aris Affairs Photography, family photographer in Prescott, explains why it is a good idea to have a professional...

The best time to take newborn photos

Once your adorable newborn has arrived, you will want to take a million pictures of your precious new family member. As a mom, you know just how important it is to capture these moments: time flies! A professional photography session is a great way to capture these...

The Engagement Session

What do most people think about when they get engaged?  Well, after the tears and excitement, they think about how to share the news.  Most likely you are going to tell the people that you are closest to first.  Then you will call friends and family,...

Have Some Fun With An Easter Mini Shoot

Easter is just around the corner. Aris Affairs Photography invites Prescott residents to book an Easter mini-shoot now. Don’t let another year slip away without photographs to remember them by. Here are some ideas that might catch your fancy for your mini...

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....

Something New!

This was something new(well at least for me).  This bride new exactly what she wanted.  I tell my brides, if you know what you want and are specific, your pictures will turn out much better.  We had a really fun time capturing this shot!  And so...

Travel Fever

Well it's that time of the year, SUMMER! Trish and I are heading out of town (to two different places) next week to get away and have some fun! We're going to have our cameras on our hips ready to capture lots of photographs! She is going up north and I will be taking...

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...

Valentine’s Day family photo shoot

Valentine’s Day evokes images of romance and love. But Valentine’s Day isn’t just for lovers. It’s a great time to express how you feel about your loved ones...your family! And what better way to celebrate than to capture your loved ones in a...

Sharing in amazing moments!

  When you’re preparing to give birth and feel the need to capture all of your special moments before and after baby is here it is important to find the right person to be your birth photographer.  Personally I think that it helps if they have been at...

Tips on photographing newborns with their siblings

May 8, 2019

Aris Affairs Photography, family photographer in Prescott, can capture your growing family with newborn/sibling photos.Photographing your newborn baby with their brand new big brother(s) or sister(s) for a photoshoot may come with a few challenges. Aris Affairs Photography offers some tips that can really help make your Prescott photo shoot enjoyable for everyone.

A key factor in getting siblings to cooperate in your newborn/sibling session is to give them choices. Since beautiful, natural and non-posed images are often the most treasured, siblings who feel forced to do anything may respond by doing the exact opposite of what you want them to do.

Most siblings are more cooperative at the beginning of the shoot, so that’s a great time to get their shots done. By photographing them first, you may be circumventing any jealousy issues over the new baby.

Timing
If a sibling isn’t quite up for it, it’s okay to let them go into another area and come back when they’re ready. In the meantime, your photographer can take pictures of the other siblings, your newborn and even mom and dad. You might find that the attention given to the other siblings will draw the reluctant one back to the action. Pressuring a child to return might get them back but their resentment may very well find its way into your pictures, which no one wants. Having a conversation with them prior to the shoot and showing them how much it means to you to include them can go a long way toward preparing them for the event.

Don’t forget safety
Here are a few ways to keep everyone safe:

  • With mom and dad on the sofa or bed, they can remain out of frame and still watch out for the baby’s safety.
  • Include mom and dad in the pictures with the younger siblings and toddlers.
  • Take advantage of the older, stronger siblings who can safely hold the baby while mom and dad are watching out for the toddlers.
  • Swaddle the baby for extra protection and make him or her a little easier to hold.
  • Include pillows to pose your baby while the rest of the siblings gather themselves around him or her.

That’s it! A little preparation, a little safety, a newborn, some siblings and mom and dad – and beautiful photos at the end of it all! Are you ready to book a newborn/sibling session? Call Prescott family photographer, Aris Affairs Photography today to schedule your appointment at 928-642-4049.