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Inspiration

13 Adorable Halloween Photography Props for Newborns

By Anthony Thurston on October 21st 2013

Halloween has always been one of my favorite holidays to celebrate, and that became even more true with the arrival of my two children. That first Halloween costume and those first Halloween images are some of the cutest images and memories that you will have of your children.

From cute hand knit costumes, to elaborate and freaky sets, Halloween themed newborn photography is as much fun to set up as it is to see. Check out these awesomely adorable newborn costumes and props to help inspire those of you who will be introducing new members of the family to Halloween this year.

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Where Can You Get Them?

All of the above featured newborn Halloween costumes/props are available to be ordered on Etsy. The stores in which we found these items are bitOwhimsy, JerribecaHats2, AllBabyBotique, and CherryCreekCrochet. If you like what you see I suggest that you order your props asap, most of these kinds of products are hand made and as such take time to make. It may already be too late, but if you order soon you may still be able to get them in time for Halloween.

Shoot Better Newborn Photos

Looking to branch out and start offering Newborn Photography in your business? Expecting a new member of the family and want to be able to take amazing professional quality images of him/her? You need to check out the SLR Lounge Newborn Photography Workshop Collection.

Our approach to teaching newborn photography is simple. We want to help everyone out there, whether you are an aspiring professional newborn photographer or simply a parent that wishes to take better pictures of your children, we want to help you take amazing professional photos of newborns without having to spend tons of money on photography and lighting gear.

What are your thoughts on these really cute newborn props? Let us know in the comments below. 

Anthony Thurston is a photographer based in the Salem, Oregon area specializing in Boudoir. He recently started a new project, Fiercely Boudoir to help support the growing boudoir community. Find him over on Instagram. You may also connect with him via Email.

Q&A Discussions

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  1. Edward

    How did you get a newborn to support its own head like that, as, as far as I am aware a baby in incapable of that pose…!?

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    • Bert Pasquale

      You are correct – that is a photoshop technique of combining a baby in that pose with a shot of their face sleeping. Became popular just a few years ago.

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  2. Hanssie

    So adorable! I still won’t do newborn sessions though. Haha

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