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What a Newborn At Home Session Looks Like

And just like that, nothing will ever be the same again. Life with your newborn captured.

One Of The Best Newborn Photographers Dublin

And just like that, nothing will ever be the same again. Life with your newborn, captured by one of the best newborn photographers in Dublin. Mum, dad, and a two-week-old newborn baby girl in a home with dramatic window light in Dublin. The atmosphere is peaceful, intimate, and joyful. Newborn portraits, sunlit from the inside out...

Natural, Fuss-Free Newborn Photography


Instead of having to go out to be photographed, I come to you. I take newborn photography with a documentary approach, ensuring a comfortable and relaxed experience in your own home. That's when we hang out together, and I capture all the natural moments that arise with no prompting from me—feeding baby, washing, sleeping—all those moments in between.Your home becomes an additional character in your story. These rooms where you spend your life, whether they are tidy or messy, upturned and chaotic—don't worry, I've seen it all. Your home is the backdrop and fabric of your life.

On Location Baby Photographer

As well as taking some timeless family portraits, I will also record those unexpected candid moments so you can remember what life was really like in those first days at home. There's no need for a big tidy-up, and you can wear PJ's if you like! No time to fold all the baby blankets, or to put away the milk bottles or breast pump, let alone fix your hair in anything but a haphazard bun? You're not alone! All those details are what you will look back on with a smile of recognition.

Pretty Light is Your Best Friend

On this photo shoot, there was beautiful natural daylight coming through the blinds. It is rare I shoot with flash—even in the darkest homes, I will indulge my passion for scoping the best light to tenderly illuminate your family portraits with baby. Low light is one of my favorite lighting conditions for its drama and painterly feel. Expect light to be enhanced by film-like editing both in black & white and vintage-inspired color.

What to Expect

A newborn in-home session typically lasts from 45 minutes to 2 hours, with one hour being the average time. During the session, I will do a mix of traditional family portraits and documentary-style photography. Withing 2-3 weeks, with any package you choose you will get the best moments, fully edited in a personalized online gallery. Handcrafted albums and print products are also available a la carte.

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mum and dad holding newborn baby girl in their arms in dramatic natural light creating patterns of light on the wall of their home through wood shutters. at home newborn photographer dublin by cara hodge. award winning family, child, baby & newborn photographer.

Newborn at home family portraits, Dublin

Intense light & shade filtering through the wood blinds help light up this beautiful family as they marvel at the beginning of life with newborn baby girl

mum leaning across her new baby girl as she caresses her face with soft window light covering the sofa, newborn at home session dublin

natural, truthful moments captured to create a true account of your day to day with your newborn at home photography Dublin

 dad holding newborn baby girl at home on sofa, close up of her head and hair as background falls away into softer focus

In the comfort of your home, ordinary moments become extraordinary memories

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