Wow! What an incredible few months it has been for everyone. I have been receiving so many questions about COVID-19 and whether newborn photo sessions can still go ahead.
There has been little specific guidance as to whether posed newborn photographers have been able to operate with many discussions in forums etc that I’m a member of. Whilst there was never any specific directive from the NSW Government to close, I felt that as I could not comply with the 1.5m social distancing requirements, that closing my business over the past few months was the most responsible thing to do.
Posed Newborn Sessions Are Back… with Extra Coronavirus Precautions
As of today (1st June 2020) I am offering posed newborn photo sessions at my Sydney Inner West photography studio. This is in line with the Government’s recommendation that is now allowing hairdressers and similar services where people need to touch clients.
Of course, the health and safety of my little clients (and my own little ones at home) has always been my number one priority. Due to COVID-19, I have added some extra precautions to help keep everyone safe:
- No shoes in the studio
- Immediate family members only at the session (parents and siblings only)
- Extra hand sanitising and mask to be worn by me when I am required to be within 1.5m of my clients/when required to pose your baby
These are in addition to my normal precautions that I have always taken (eg. never photographing when sick, sanitising the studio and props between sessions, good hand hygiene etc).
By hiring me as your photographer for your posed newborn session, I do ask that you complete an extra clause in my contract which outlines the additional measures we must both take to keep both our families safe at this time.
I have completed a certificate in Infection Control Training – COVID-19 with the Australian Department of Health.
If you have any questions or concerns please don’t hesitate to contact me!
I hope to photograph your little one soon.