Beautiful Bairns

Launched in 2011 and offering a range of photographic experiences from bump to baby to gorgeous family portraiture. While our speciality is custom newborn photography we are also delighted to work with children of all ages. In addition to studio sessions we also  offer outdoor photoshoots on location throughout Edinburgh and the Lothians for those looking for a more informal, relaxed photographic experience for their family.

Our beautiful home studio is located in the Barnton area of Edinburgh and is easily accessible from all parts of the City, the Lothians and Fife. With ample free parking, wifi and plenty home comforts so you can enjoy a delicious latte or herbal tea and watch as your beautiful baby is gently positioned and adorned with adorable accessories to create stunning photos you can’t wait to show off!

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Newborn Gallery

Newborns are best photographed between 5 – 21 days new. In order to guarantee a space in the studio diary please ensure you book prior to baby arriving. It is recommended that you book at least 2 months prior to your due date as we only take on a certain number of newborn bookings each month in order to ensure space while baby is still brand new. We only ever book one newborn per day so you are never rushed and there are no time restraints.


Baby Gallery

The perfect way to document your baby’s milestones and the ideal follow on from your newborn session. Baby sessions are perfect from around 3 months of age and older. The studio is well equipped with a range of props, outfits and accessories to create gorgeous portraits of your beautiful baby. 

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Family Gallery

Perfect for those with older children who don’t want to sit or stand still or have to stay in one place for too long! Taking place in a location of your choice within the Edinburgh and Lothians area you and your children can relax, explore, engage and enjoy each other while I make the most of the surroundings and natural light available to capture some truly special family moments to treasure. Alternatively we also offer classic studio portraits for those who prefer a more formal portrait.


Cake Smash Gallery

The most gorgeous and fun way to celebrate your childs 1st, 2nd or 3rd birthday! A cake smash photoshoot with Beautiful Bairns offers lots of fun for little ones with gorgeous classic portraits to start, messy fun with their cake and finally a bubble bath in our gorgeous roll top bath. Sessions are styled to suit your child and their personality and we have a range of props, accessories and outfits for you to use!


Once you have decided that Beautiful Bairns is the right fit for you and your family you can contact us using the form below to book. Please do let us know if you have any questions at all and we will make sure to answer any queries you have. If possible please also leave a contact telephone number so that Rachael can call you to arrange your session. Please note that as Rachael is a Mummy of 2 herself the number of sessions available at weekends and during school holidays is more limited.


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