Babies: So little, so cute, so... incredibly hard to photograph. Your bundle of joy might be adorable, but capturing that on camera can be challenging.
Go au natural
The trend might be to plop your baby in a basket, but both photographers recommend leaving the crazy poses to the pros. "The more naturally occurring position, the better," Drane says. Williams suggests taking advantage of the moments that naturally happen. Don't freak out if your baby starts to cry mid-photoshoot; that picture can be just as cute. And make sure the background is clear and uncluttered.