I hope everyone is fully enjoying this beautiful 4th of July :)
I thought it would be nice to introduce a little 'Before & After' edit for all of the clients and followers that were wondering what exactly goes into retouching an entire session for your newborn. It's a lot of work!
Each image takes roughly 10-15 minutes: Between scratches, red blotches, diaper rash, red/blue hands and feet from lack of circulation, flaky skin, jaundice, any birth marks or bruises from labor, it can be quite a chore to make each image look as perfect as possible. Below, is the final image that the client would receive:
Here are the steps I took to achieve this gorgeous baby:
Here is the before and after, side-by-side. What a difference it made!!:
Natalie Bee is a Birth Photographer and Doula, a mother of four wildlings, and coffee junkie. She captures the beauty of motherhood and birth through still imagery and film documentation.