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I don’t often share my personal work or award photographs but recently I presented a class at The Portrait Masters in Palm Springs about finding my inspiration and bringing it to life. It was the first time I have presented on this topic and I absolutely loved it so thought I would share my opening video here.

Some of these images are very personal and have great meaning behind them. They will give you feelings of joy, sadness, confusion and uncomfortableness. For me my creativity has grown out of every day experiences, challenges, limitations and loss. I truly believe we need to embrace these for our creativity to flourish.

Today was all about ‘Flow Posing’. Teaching what I love the most. How to transition a baby from pose to pose easily & safely. To get the most out of every session as quick as possible with minimal movements.

Our perfect little model was 6 day Daniel

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Pants and bonnet are by MMM Designs

A quick post to share with you my beautiful new light.

There have been A LOT of articles written about natural light verses artificial light.  I’m not going to go into which is better and why because quite simply it should be what you’re comfortable using plus it always ends up in a debate and I’m way too busy for that 😉

Over the years I have used both flash and natural light and have always preferred to use natural.  I’m just not a fan of large bursts of light on a newborn that could potentially cause a startling effect or you know yourself when a flash goes off in your face that your eyes take a little while to adjust afterwards.  And then there are the parents who are trying to relax in the calm environment that I have created – I want them to be able to sit and enjoy watching the session without the impact of light every few minutes. But hey that’s me personally.

My studio is filled with amazing natural light, I have large sliding doors that are north east facing and I filter the light with sheer curtains to make it beautiful and soft for my baby photography.  But when I travel for work I don’t often have the luxury of natural light which is why I have purchased the Jinbei EF 200 watt sunlight LED with the 50cm soft ball diffuser which is a continuous daylight balanced light.  I can set up during a session the exact same way I would with a window.

After posting a picture on social media of my new light I had a few requests from photographers wanting to see some resulting images.  So I thought I would share with you some photos of this handsome little man using both light sources to show you the results.  I have also included pull back shots of both set ups.

I used large black sheets to block out the natural light for the Jinbei image and then turned the light off and pulled the black sheets down to use the window light.  You don’t have to block out the windows as this light would also make a great fill light on low light days or for other similar scenarios.  I just wanted to show the results using it on it’s own – the same way I would a window 🙂

Full details about the light with links to where you can find it are at the bottom of the post.

 

ARTIFICIAL LIGHT – shot with the Jinbei EF 200 watt sunlight LED

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NATURAL LIGHT – Large windows to the right filtered with sheer curtains.

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I will always love natural light and will continue to use it in my home studio but I’m so happy to have found a light that I can travel with that will allow me create beautiful soft light in any environment.  The results are so similar to shooting with my large window.  And I have to admit I love the little catchlight in his eye from the Soft Ball.

 

A few more details about the Jinbei EF 200 –  it’s a 200watt light which equates too a 2K output in Tungsten. Unlike tungsten it is daylight balanced and extremely bright , you also have the ability to control the output from the camera with the optional transmitter. The light does NOT overheat because of its unique built in silent fan system, which is it’s best feature if you are shooting Video like I do as there is no noise. No other LED monbloc currently has this quiet fan. The Soft Light Ball is available in 30cm and 50cm and both give unique soft direct light as well as reflected.

I purchased mine from Protog and Tony Holden was more then helpful in finding the perfect light set up for my needs.  If you have any questions you can drop him an email tony@protog.com.au or checkout their website – http://www.protog.com.au/buy/jinbei-monoblock-style-ef-200-watt-sun-light-led-5/JBEF200

 

Other items used during this shoot are…

Soft Ball Diffusor – Jinbei 50cm Soft Ball Diffusor with Bowens Mount

Light Stand – Jinbei 2.6m Air Cushioned Light stand JB2600FP

Backdrop by – Sideshow Backdrops by Conny Van Lint – sideshowbackdrops@outlook.com

Nest by – Island Vine Designs – marymcmillan77@hotmail.com

Felted wool and curls blanket by – Little Vintage Fox Prop Shop

 

 

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  • Grace - September 1, 2017 - 02:22

    Thank you for the article. I would like to ask why you prefer the ball diffusor instead of another option like a softbox or an umbrella. Is there an advantage to it?ReplyCancel

    • Kelly Brown - September 4, 2017 - 10:51

      Hi Grace, this is just personal preference. Kelly actually uses a range of artificial light modifiers, and the ball diffuser is just one of them that creates a soft light. Try out a variety of them and decide which works best for you. -MelindaReplyCancel

  • Lili Sweet - March 15, 2017 - 03:14

    Thank you so much Kelly, for sharing your lighting knowledge with us. Upon your suggestion I purchased this lighting system about a year ago and I absolutely love it! I am a natural light photographer but this baby gets turned on as the light progressively gets dimmer on some days. It does a wonderful job of mimicking natural light and everyone seems impressed by it’s unique look in the studio. I think it’s important to turn it off between takes to give it a chance to cool down though. This is not something I suggest to leave on for hours at a time. It’s perfect for photographing newborns but it is also perfect for capturing small families.Wonderful purchase all and all.ReplyCancel

  • Newborn Photography Adelaide - May 18, 2016 - 20:19

    Hi.Very adorable and lovely photography. I like yours dedication,patience and imaginative skills.

    Newborn Photography AdelaideReplyCancel

  • Tradetec - February 22, 2016 - 06:23

    that’s really great thing, I appreciate for good thought.ReplyCancel

  • Rinat - December 7, 2015 - 16:39

    Hi, Just want to say thank you!!i’m struggling with artificial light for a while…
    I’m going to try this one (:ReplyCancel

  • Michelle Fulcher - October 23, 2015 - 11:43

    I’m a natural light photographer too, not sure what it is I just love the challenge of working with what’s available.
    Your studio sounds amazing, do you have any blog posts with photos of your space?ReplyCancel

  • kim - October 18, 2015 - 02:44

    Hi Kelly, thanks for sharing. I really like this softball, do you still use this ? I’m living in the netherlands, so not that easy to get this item 🙁
    Do you think, there is enough Light for photograph older kids? Can I do my shutterspeed high enough? On this moment I used flash a lot… but, I didnt like that light so much. ThanksReplyCancel

    • kim - October 18, 2015 - 05:02

      Can anybody tell me where I can Buy the soft ball ? I’m living in the netherlands, maybe someone have an idea for me 🙂
      And, is it heavy to take this set on location? gr kimReplyCancel

      • jennyhanh - October 28, 2015 - 08:59

        I’ve got it from Italy ( I’m living in Italy) in totally happy with this light. Big Thanks to Kelly <3
        You can search and find it in Europe, my husband found one link selling this light from Germany 100w & 200w, 2 size ball 30cm &50 cm. I bought the 200w with the ball 50cm about 600euro but I just release that too much for my small studio, may be with 100w and the 30cm ball is good enough. Hope you can find the link and get the right one for you;)ReplyCancel

  • Samantha Cartwright - September 11, 2015 - 06:51

    Hi Kelly,

    We have just bought one of these but have read on the Facebook group page others are struggling with intensity and WB. What were your camera settings and light settings for this shot? ThanksReplyCancel

  • Rebecca Morozov - July 6, 2015 - 12:07

    Hi there, your photos are amazing. I was wondering if you can help me please? I would like to learn and set up a mobile newborn studio in my town of Geraldton WA and am confused how to handle lighting, it may not always be possible to use all natural light depending on house I am photographing from , and the Jenbi lighting you use is rather expensive. I would like something versatile that I can also use for families, pets ect. Is shoot through stove going to be ok for infants ? Continuous? Not continuous? Soft Box?
    Thank you so much for your help,
    Regards RebeccaReplyCancel

  • Samantha Bachand - April 3, 2015 - 01:56

    Your light is always so perfect! Thanks for sharing!ReplyCancel

  • Becky - March 26, 2015 - 10:57

    Kelly, thank you so much for your willingness to share all your helpful information about props, lighting, techniques, and everything else that you are sharing with all of us. It is so greatly appreciated. God Bless!ReplyCancel

  • Candice Wong - March 18, 2015 - 03:56

    Very informative! Thank you for posting.ReplyCancel

  • Fatima - March 15, 2015 - 16:42

    Hi Kelly,

    What f stop does this light go down to?ReplyCancel

  • ana - March 11, 2015 - 08:30

    Kelly I am big fan of yours, I purchased your class on CL. You share and mentor in a beautiful way. Wholehearted like your photography. Thank you xxxReplyCancel

  • Carla - March 4, 2015 - 04:38

    Hi Kelly,

    Thank you for all the information you are sharing with us. Via your blog and via the courses (I purchased all your courses from creativelive). I (also) prefer natural light but from time to time there is just not enough light available (dark rainy days) and then I also use artifical (continuous) light. I wonder, with what aperture/shutter speed/iso you can shoot using the artifical light you use?

    Thanks in advance
    CarlaReplyCancel

  • Janice - February 5, 2015 - 09:41

    Awesome idea! Do you have to get a continuous light with this. I have strobes so they wouldnt work.ReplyCancel

  • Hope Connolly - February 2, 2015 - 09:38

    Hi Kelly

    Thank you for this, some beautiful images and great info!
    Love the bucket! Do you have a company that does them or was it a random find?ReplyCancel

  • Lyndsey Good - February 1, 2015 - 04:34

    Thank you for sharing! I have been looking for a continuous lighting set up… and now I have one I trust to give amazing result 🙂 thanks again xReplyCancel

  • Ani Tsatourian - January 31, 2015 - 08:33

    Thank you Kelly, for sharing this wonderful information. I wanted to learn more about the nests you use, but the link in the article for Island Vine Designs doesn’t seem to be working. I was wondering if you could share the link again. Thank you in advance!ReplyCancel

  • Jessica - January 30, 2015 - 02:09

    What white balance did you set on your camera when using shot with the Jinbei EF 200 watt sunlight LED? Thank youReplyCancel

  • Jessica - January 30, 2015 - 02:08

    What white balance do you set on your camera when you use shot with the Jinbei EF 200 watt sunlight LED? Thank you for the article. I have never used anything but natural light but looking for indoor lighting options and this looks great.ReplyCancel

  • Agata Langer - January 30, 2015 - 00:36

    Thank you for this blog post, Kelly!
    Just wondering if your white balance was the same for both set-ups or if that artificial light you are using is close enough to daylight and you don’t have to worry about changing your white balance 🙂
    Thank you!ReplyCancel

  • Marzia - Upho Studio - January 29, 2015 - 23:11

    Very useful review, thank you! I might buy this one.ReplyCancel

  • Luciana - January 29, 2015 - 22:58

    Thank you so much for another beautiful post, for always sharing your knowledge and inspiring us to try new things.ReplyCancel

  • luisa velasquez - January 29, 2015 - 20:55

    I love it!!!! Thank you so much for sharing this with us.ReplyCancel

  • Tina Cleary - January 29, 2015 - 19:17

    Thank you very much Kelly. Gorgeous work as always. This blog post is SO helpful xReplyCancel

  • Mel Hersey - January 29, 2015 - 15:56

    Thank you so much for going to the trouble of sharing and the links too! Much appreciated 🙂ReplyCancel

It’s hard to believe I’m writing this post while I’m in Daugu, Korea 🙂  Feeling very grateful for the opportunities to travel to the most amazing countries I have only dreamed of.   I am speaking at a 4 day photography conference for the Professional Photographers of Korea.  They have been so kind, and they are the most hospitable group of people I have met – plus a heap of  fun!

Anyway enough about my adventures 🙂 the real reason for this post is to share some photos of my brand new Brisbane Newborn Photography Studio. My husband and I have been planning this space for the past 3 years and it was finally completed 2 weeks ago – making ME the happiest baby photographer around!

My very talented Husband designed and created the shelving unit for all of my newborn props – which couldn’t be more perfect!  😀  He has done an incredible job putting the whole studio together – and with a little help from of our good friend Garrett.

And my stunning hand painted backdrop was created by Conny Rogers who has just started offering them to photographers.  The two canvas prints hanging on the wall are printed by Brilliant Prints.

 

Little Pieces Photography Studio …

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  • Kathrin Schierl - September 7, 2017 - 22:56

    It’s so amazing!
    I hope some day my studio will look like yours!ReplyCancel

  • Elizabeth Lichty - June 30, 2016 - 11:48

    I love your work, i hope to have a studio like yours one day.ReplyCancel

  • Alyssa - September 3, 2015 - 07:47

    I love your work, style and studio space. I was wondering if you could share what shade of paint you used in your studio. Do you love it?ReplyCancel

  • SAM - August 24, 2015 - 17:27

    Wow! This was simply amazingReplyCancel

  • Lili Sweet - August 16, 2015 - 04:17

    Truly inspiring, what a gorgeous space. It must be so exciting to work there everyday. Thanks for sharing all your info so generously too! Bless you & so happy for you!!!ReplyCancel

  • Erica - June 24, 2015 - 04:05

    My dream studio!! This is truly amazing.ReplyCancel

  • hanh trinh - June 8, 2015 - 21:58
  • Amaresh kumar - May 26, 2015 - 04:33

    very nice and unique studio..ReplyCancel

  • Katie - May 15, 2015 - 15:35

    Beautiful space, I love the light airy feeling it has. Just wondering about the size of your studio!ReplyCancel

  • Anna Fotografia - May 14, 2015 - 20:52

    Fantastic studio. Im jealous! Greetings from Poland.ReplyCancel

  • Felisha - March 21, 2015 - 13:44

    Beautiful studio. About how many sq ft or sq meters is your space?ReplyCancel

  • Candice Wong - March 18, 2015 - 04:03

    Absolutely stunning studio! Just beautiful!ReplyCancel

  • Aurelie Noyer - March 16, 2015 - 22:02

    Amazing space Kelly! You’re an incredible inspiration for any newborn photographer! ThanksReplyCancel

  • Kristy - March 11, 2015 - 16:17

    Hi Kelly, LOVE LOVE LOVE your space!! It’s stunning. When you have a minute, can you please let me know where you got your backdrop wall system from. I’m after something similar to this. Thanks so much xReplyCancel

  • Wendy - November 23, 2014 - 17:37

    Wonderful space, love it. 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Nelly Rahman - October 22, 2014 - 00:33

    It is a dream come true to have a beautiful studio. You definitely deserve a studio worthy of the art you create for your clients. Congratulations !ReplyCancel

  • Bailey - October 7, 2014 - 12:46

    Simple, clean lovely space . This make me want to purgeReplyCancel

  • Melissa - September 21, 2014 - 06:50

    Beautiful and unique studio space. Congratulations on the new space!ReplyCancel

  • Katey - September 6, 2014 - 10:29

    Wow, this looks amazing Kelly!ReplyCancel

  • Shimon - August 29, 2014 - 21:14

    Hi Kelly,you have Amazing Photos you are a Inspertion for new born Photography.

    may i ask where did you get The parquet Boards (by The Window)?ReplyCancel

  • Darwin newborn photographer Susan - August 27, 2014 - 21:50

    What a wonderful studio. Thank you very much for sharing. I could only dream of this space and beautiful set up xxReplyCancel

  • Erin Martin - August 27, 2014 - 12:47

    I just wanted to tell you that your workshop on creative live has changed my world. My view on my work and having more faith in myself. Thank you! now all i want is all your blankets and I will be set lol. I cant wait to see what my work looks like in a few year. I will be learning from you every step of the way. p.s please come to miami so i can do a workshop with you 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Michelle Newell - August 23, 2014 - 07:53

    Kelly – your space is incredibly stunning! So extremely excited for you!!! LOVE seeing the new creations that are coming from this space! Congrats my friend!ReplyCancel

  • Lisa - August 22, 2014 - 10:41

    Kelly,

    Your home studio inspired me to transform my little room into a studio… Although this space is looks amazing, I will forever remember your home studio as my inspiration!ReplyCancel

    • Lisa - August 22, 2014 - 10:43

      And congratulations on the new studio!ReplyCancel

  • Rana - August 22, 2014 - 05:19

    Wow…this is just gorgeous! Congratulations on the addition to your space! Beautiful!ReplyCancel

  • Melissa - August 22, 2014 - 04:51

    Wow, simply beautiful space. Could you tell me what backdrop you have handing from the ceiling? I m searching to find one. Thanks in advance!ReplyCancel

  • kerrie - August 21, 2014 - 14:32

    Kelly this is a beautiful space, do you have any information on how we as photographers can get in touch with Conny Rogers about the beautiful canvas backdrop?ReplyCancel

  • Tarra Fleming - August 21, 2014 - 03:30

    Stunning… such a beautiful and welcoming space – LOVE it! You and your husband have done an amazing job at creating such a tranquil place for all your new parents to come & have a wonderful experience 🙂 Thank you for sharing!ReplyCancel

  • SugaShoc Photography - August 21, 2014 - 01:38

    Gorgeous studio and beautiful space Kelly! Makes me long for my own huge space!ReplyCancel

  • Rebecca Nash - August 20, 2014 - 22:01

    Congrats on your new space Kelly!

    It’s beautiful! I love the shelving and how beautifully it holds all your props (mine are a disaster!)ReplyCancel

  • Davina - August 20, 2014 - 19:22

    Omg kelly its amazing:) Congratulations you deserve all the amazing things that are coming to you:) thankyou for been so inspiring:)ReplyCancel

  • Dagmara - August 20, 2014 - 18:29

    Beautiful space Kelly, well deserved, I’m in the process of getting my home studio together and I hope it’ll be half as nice as yours! Well done to husband too!
    Enjoy it!ReplyCancel

  • Helen Curtis - August 20, 2014 - 18:16

    Well done, this looks absolutely beautiful. I wish you all the very best for the future of your business!ReplyCancel

  • Rachel Yoon - August 20, 2014 - 16:53

    Congratulations Kelly! I love your studio as much as your work. Great space and something I’d love to create in a couple of years. Very inspirational! So good to hear you are in Korea. I am originally from Korea but a newborn photographer in Canada.ReplyCancel

  • Wendy Cain - August 20, 2014 - 16:45

    Awesome Kelly, you so deserve it and your awesome hubby. Wishing you heaps of inspiring and continued fabulous work in your sanctuary 🙂 Regards from one of your New Zealand gals 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Emilia - August 20, 2014 - 15:16

    Wonderful space, well done to you and your husband for creating such a bright and welcoming space!
    What did you use on the floor?ReplyCancel

  • Mieke - August 20, 2014 - 15:12

    Omg how stunning is this!!! I’ve been waiting to see some pics after seeing you and hubby working hard on Instagram ;)! Well done! Hope to have something similar one day!! XReplyCancel

  • Adriana Pilonieta - August 20, 2014 - 15:08

    Kelly I am so happy for you and your clients! It is a dream come true to have a beautiful studio. You definitely deserve a studio worthy of the art you create for your clients. Congratulations !ReplyCancel

  • Mollie Meagher - August 20, 2014 - 14:14

    Such a beautiful studio Kelly! I hope I have one that nice someday. xXxXReplyCancel

  • Michelle Knowles - August 20, 2014 - 13:44

    Totally head over heels in LOVE… would be far MORE jealous without the knowledge of how much you deserve this (through your hard work) and what a wonderful woman you are x (now to ‘work towards’ my own beautiful space!)ReplyCancel

  • Carole Diamond - August 20, 2014 - 13:03

    Kelly your new studio looks incredible!

    You deserve everything that is coming to you as you work so hard and are the nicest person to go with it.ReplyCancel

  • Tanya McSwan - August 20, 2014 - 12:59

    Absolutely stunning! Great job everyone xxReplyCancel

  • Lee Anne - August 20, 2014 - 12:52

    Even your studio space is totally inspiring……thanks for letting us have peek <3ReplyCancel

  • Amy Tong - August 20, 2014 - 12:48

    Super jealous! It’s beautiful. Can’t wait to see all the wonderful photos created in this space by your talented self 🙂ReplyCancel

  • zoe hiigli - August 20, 2014 - 12:44

    I am so, so, SOOOOOOO jealous!!! One day I hope to have the same! Congrats, its completely stunning!ReplyCancel

  • Jodie - August 20, 2014 - 12:35

    beautiful!ReplyCancel

  • Danielle Riley - August 20, 2014 - 12:22

    Best of luck Kelly! It’s beautiful!ReplyCancel

  • Megan Cassidy - August 20, 2014 - 12:16

    Stunning Kelly! Congratulations 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Hope Copeland - August 20, 2014 - 12:12

    Looks lovely Kelly! Congratulations on the expansion of your space!ReplyCancel

We have arrived home from 3 INCREDIBLE days at The AIPP Nikon Event.  Every day was filled with the most inspiring speakers from all over the world!  To start the conference off husband and wife team Heather Swan and Glenn Singleman had everyone on the edge of their seats with their incredible presentation called Fearless.  Then we listened to Peter Rossi and Chairmaine Heyer, two of the nicest and ridiculously talented photographers I know!   They are pretty much my biggest inspiration.  We (and when I say we I mean my husband and I) then listened to Stephen Dupont and there are simply no words to describe what an artist this man is!  His work is astounding.  And then Dan O’Day entertained us with his genius – and even held a gallery exhibition during his presentation.  To finish  Alexia Sinclair – one of my favourite artists gave a wonderful insight into her creative masterpieces; to have half the talent this woman has would be incredible!

This year I was also asked to be a presenter which is a HUGE honour!  But will admit I have never been so nervous in all my life to speak in front of a group of people!  During my talk I looked out into the audience and all I could see were the faces of photographers I know and admire.  And everyone kept saying “but you’ve done this before!”  I have but not up on a stage in front of friends of the industry and without a baby in my hands 🙂  So I stumbled through my presentation and when it was over I could finally breath and enjoy the rest of the Event 😉

Photo below by Bambi Gosbell  ~ official AIPP Event Photographer.

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And here’s the video I created (with the help of my good friend Garrett from Garrett, Your Blog Mechanic) for my presentation, to show how a potential award image for the family category is created from start to finish after coming up with a concept.

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It was pretty awesome to see my work hanging at the Brilliant Prints booth in the trade show, their canvas’s are incredible!

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And Seldex had a beautiful display using a gallery of mine as well.  I can’t wait to get my new USB boxes from them!

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I also got to pick up my new 3 annies camera bag – the Audrey Lu in distessed brown.  Seriously love this bag!

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And on the last night was the Gala Dinner With Charity Print Auction.  Every year each speaker is asked to donate one image to be auctioned off with all proceeds going to a chosen charity.  The charity this year was the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Australia.  And together we raised a whopping $59,000!!!!

I submitted this image of my daughter Mackenzie and I couldn’t believe it when it raised $1900!!!  😀

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Rob couldn’t resist – he had to have the image donated by Heather Swan and Glenn Singleman.  It raised $700!

Heather took this image of Glenn flying across the Australian Outback!!!

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And when I saw that Julia Kusmenko had donated her image Sugar Skull – I had to have it!!!!  It raised $2000!!!

Julia is a phenomenal artist and the sweetest lady.  I can’t wait to have it hanging 😀

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Now it’s back to work until next year when the Event will be held in Perth, June 29th – July 1st 2015.

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  • Paul - August 17, 2014 - 01:11

    Baby photography not the easiest. however I enjoying it so much.ReplyCancel

  • Family Photographer London - July 14, 2014 - 22:03

    It’s so great to see different posing ideas, with I had an app with all your images on to refer to when I need inspiration!!ReplyCancel

  • Rana - July 6, 2014 - 06:17

    Kelly-

    What an awesome opportunity! I am terribly jealous that you were able to be there at the event and here so many amazing photographers speak!ReplyCancel

  • Chris Kryzanek - June 14, 2014 - 09:17

    Kelly –

    Thank you so much for the video! Would love to have a slowed down version of the “nest” you made. Hint hint for youTube. The photo of your daughter is amazing too.

    ChrisReplyCancel

  • Michelle Newell - June 14, 2014 - 06:52

    Brilliant video! What an incredible opportunity!ReplyCancel

Last year I started offering one on one mentoring sessions to photographers that were requesting a more specialised day as apposed to a group newborn posing class.

I absolutely love teaching one on ones – every session is completely different because they are tailored to each individual photographer.

We have covered everything from creating the perfect studio environment, working with babies safely, camera technique. posing to post production.  And of course anything relating to marketing and pricing for their business.

There is so much involved when working with babies; understanding them and how to pose them safely is something I can’t emphasise enough.  I have been a photographer for 10 years now and have been working with newborns solely for the past 4, and during this time have seen quite a few images of babies posed dangerously and that’s why I decided to start sharing what I have learnt.  During the last few years I have gained so much valuable information from medical professionals who work with newborns so I can better understand what these precious little lives are capable of.   And not forgetting that every baby is SO different and will not go into every single pose.

And we can forget the gorgeous models –  every time I put a call out for newborn models I’m blown away at how many responses I get!   I’m so grateful to all of the families who bring their brand new babies along to be photographed and posed.

This is little 10 day Ethan who came along to model for a mentoring session I had with two photographers last month in my Kenmore Hills studio in Brisbane…

Newborn photography one on one mentoring sessions

Newborn photography one on one mentoring sessions

Newborn photography one on one mentoring sessions

Newborn photography one on one mentoring sessions

Newborn photography one on one mentoring sessions

Newborn photography one on one mentoring sessions

Newborn photography one on one mentoring sessions

  • candice Wong - March 18, 2015 - 04:08

    Love you work Kelly, it really is stunning!ReplyCancel

  • Rosie Barton - January 22, 2015 - 18:28

    Hi Kelly
    Do you ever do sessions in Canberra ? please let me know if you do id love to attend

    Thanks RosieReplyCancel

  • Lori - February 21, 2014 - 17:16

    Hi Kelly,
    I have purchased your online course over at Creative Live and loved it. I am doing children’s photography at the moment but would love to break into newborns. I have four children myself and love babies! I am really interested in a one on one mentoring or workshop with you. I live in NZ, but happy to travel to Brisbane.

    Let me know when is a good time and what you charge? Any chance you could fit me in before March 24th as my mum is here in NZ (over from America) and could watch the children. I can work something out though if that doesn’t work for you!

    Regards,
    LoriReplyCancel

  • Dave Packer - January 21, 2014 - 08:09

    You must have some very happy mums, taking baby shots like these on your site. lovely lighting too. Is it flash or LED lighting?

    DaveReplyCancel

  • Carole Diamond - November 25, 2013 - 16:54

    Hi Kelly,

    I know you are going to have a very busy 2014, I am interested in a one on one mentoring session some time in 2014 whenever you are available could you please email me the details please, dates you hope to be available (month is fine if you are not sure yet) and pricing please.

    I just love your work

    Best Regards

    Carole DiamondReplyCancel

  • Helena - November 13, 2013 - 18:24

    Why oh why do you have to live on the other side of the planet? I’d LOVE to attend a workshop (ok I’d really love the 1 on 1) on posing and lighting with you. Do you have any upcoming stuff in europe?

    Love,
    HelenaReplyCancel

  • Jurgita - November 13, 2013 - 17:01

    Love your work, Kelly! Very beautiful!ReplyCancel

  • Kay - November 13, 2013 - 16:59

    Hi Kelly,
    When you come to NYC would you possibly have time for a one on one session? If so how much would it be? Thank you.ReplyCancel

I have been neglecting my blog!!!! Time to catch up.

Here are some of my favourites from Jayden’s session. 12 mths ago I photographed Jayden’s big brother Lucas when he was just 18 days old so it was great to see what a gorgeous little boy he as grown into.

Brisbane Newborn Photographer

Brisbane Newborn Photographer

Brisbane Newborn Photographer

Brisbane Newborn Photographer

Brisbane photographer Newborn Baby photography