Pregnancy, motherhood, preparation and expectation of motherhood, the concept of the birth

Newborn & Baby

Precious baby & newborn family portraits

Create a family keepsake with your baby's first pictures

Perfect tiny baby feet & hands. First smiles...

Celebrate baby's first milestones. Baby bump photos. First days with your newborn. Baby's first birthday. Family pictures with baby at the heart. Baby photoshoots can be a regular one hour. Or you can go for an extended session.

Newborn sessions are great about two weeks after birth, when baby's limbs are still all curled up. But any time you feel comfortable is also perfect.

Family highlights
>  Documentary style "Fly on the Wall" >



Baby & Newborn Gallery

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newborn baby in pink

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newborn baby feet in adult hands
newborn baby feet in adult hands

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newborn baby in pink

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Your Baby's First Pictures

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Brand New

Your baby may be brand new or a little older. A newborn still very much at home.Or you may be celebrating baby's first birthday pictures. Or family pictures with your baby and infants or older children.

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A cozy home session with no frills. All the details. Baby feet & hands. First smile. Sleeping, bathing, playing. Or perhaps baby is a little older and you would prefer an outdoor session with all the family

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View your baby's first pictures on a beautiful online gallery. Choose your favorites. All edited. Digital & print. Prints are fine art gallery quality with mat finish. Ask me about a bespoke album or book

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close up newborn at home, with mum, after feeding
newborn girl resting on mum's shoulder, draped blanket
newborn girl holding hands to face, curled fingers

documentary first days at home. In a newborn baby bubble of love. Just you & your new baby hanging out. Sleeping, feeding, smiling, even crying. That's real life. Just as you are. The moments are raw & real, unadorned & naturally gorgeous...

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newborn baby on bed
newborn baby feet on soft duvet cover
one year old sister, with newborn, at home session

Soft pastel light & soft pastel colours in this newborn at home session with older sister.. Beautiful diffused  light in the room & by the window adds to the gentle scene...

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mumy holding one year old baby sister
newborn with baby sister with mum on bed
couple on bed with two babies

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Newborn at home, blanket, feeding

Cozy at home with precious newborn little girl

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newborn baby girl face, pink hat, yellow autumn leaves

How do I love you? In a million little ways

All the details. Baby feet & hands. Fine art prints, books, albums

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baby portrait, hand holding, park, tree

Celebrating baby boy in a Dublin park. No fuss. Just a beautiful family, just as you are     more >

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baby fine art book, pastel cover

Baby & newborn keepsake

So you've finished your baby or newborn photoshoot, so now what happens?

It takes about a week to go through the favorite baby pictures & showcase them in a gorgeous online gallery with personalized cover

You can choose a digital package or prints.

Also fine art books & matted albums are handmade & shipped to Dublin.


Engraved print boxes with mounted prints also available, and you can add your other special occasion pictures as baby grows up.

You can find out more about my process in What To Expect >

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 Beautiful family connection. With a new baby in a wintry Dublin park

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A feeling with no beginning & no end

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Contact Me

Cara Hodge Photography. Baby & Newborn Photographer, Dublin

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Online galleries include gorgeous black & white conversions. Mat & sheen gallery-quality printing available