Denver Newborn Photography

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Welcome and thank you for stopping by! I am assuming you or someone close to you is expecting a new baby, congratulations! I am Christina of Christina Dooley Photography, a professional newborn photographer with a photo studio in Denver, and I'd LOVE to be your newborn's first photographer.


What Is Newborn Photography?

Newborn photography is designed to capture the first weeks of your baby's life. Newborns grow and change so quickly, it can mean a lot to parents to have images of their little one in their first days. A newborn photography session generally takes place when the baby is less than two weeks old. At this age, your baby is still in that snuggly, sleepy phase that makes them easier to pose, resulting in some incredibly adorable photos?

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Is Newborn Photography Worth the Investment?

Newborn photography is the only type of professional photography where the photographer needs to have the safety and well-being of the subject as their primary focus. Professional newborn photographers are trained in how to safely pose newborns, capturing memories that will last a lifetime.

Newborn Photography Resources

Baby boy posed for his newborn session on blue wearing a blue bear bonnet

Ever wonder why newborn photos are done so early?

Newborn photos are best done in the first three weeks after the baby is born. Why you ask? This is because babies are born with melatonin that has been passed onto them from their mother, but it diminishes around week three. Melatonin is a hormone that helps regulate sleep, and it’s what makes newborns sleep …

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Newborn Photography of baby girl on red posed in the side lying pose and photographed in denver, colorado.

Using Color for your Newborn Photo Session

I absolutely love using color for my newborn sessions. In my opionion the color actually helps to bring attention to the baby. I am so in love with the gallery of images for this session and wish I could share everything but here is a small sample.

Understanding Your Baby’s Temperament

Each and every child has their own way of approaching and reacting to the world, known as temperament. Knowing your child’s temperament can help you predict their reactions and behavior, as well as better understand them. Why is temperament important?Your child’s temperament directs the way they interact with the world around them. A more cautious …

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Top Tips for New Parents

You’ve brought your bundle of joy home. Now what?  We’ve collected some simple tips for new parents trying to manage this exciting—and exhausting—change in their lives. Give yourself a breakYou may have Pinterest boards and books full of great ideas, but adapting to having a newborn in the home can be overwhelming. Don’t sweat the …

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Strategies for Sleep

One of the biggest concerns of new parents is getting their baby on a regular sleep schedule—and getting some sleep themselves. Check out these tips for starting good sleep habits early. Develop a routineAs babies learn about the world, a sense of routine can help them feel safe. Creating a bedtime routine helps them learn …

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Baby’s Developmental Milestones

Every child is different, but it helps many new parents to know what milestones to look for throughout their baby’s development. Here’s a simple list of some milestones you can look for as your baby grows. Birth to 3 Months: Pushes up on arms while lying on tummy Opens and closes fists Brings hands up …

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