For babies age 3-12 months.

Studio based in central Edinburgh.


When searching for baby photography Edinburgh you will find a range of options so let me tell you a little about how I work so you can decide if I am the right fit!

An older baby photography session is ideal for babies who are over 3 months of age. At this age your baby has changed enormously from when they were born. Full of smiles, expressions and personality it is a great age to capture!

An older baby photoshoot is the perfect follow up to your newborn session. Or for those who missed the newborn photography stage now is the perfect time to start documenting your baby’s first year.



When baby is 3-4 months of age this will involve plenty of expressions! A mix of full body and close up portraits. And some tummy time too! Once baby can sit up unaided there are even more options! The studio has props and outifts to choose from. And of course you can bring your favorites from home too.  So you can choose the session that best suits your personal style.

We book out a full hour session so you are never rushed.  Usually 30 minutes is plenty to capture a gorgeous selection of photos of your baby. This leaves time for feeds, cuddles and nappy changes as required. 


The studio has a gorgeous collection of outfits and accessories for you to choose from. We will work together to style the session to suit your home and taste.


Plenty of time for cuddles, nappy changes and top-up feeds. Let me work my Mary Poppins’ magic on your little one to capture their gorgeous giggles and genuine smiles!

“We had a baby photoshoot with Rachael and the pictures are absolutely fantastic!

Rachael was able to capture our little one in really beautiful natural pictures.

We really enjoyed the session and I would wholeheartedly recommend Rachael to anyone who is looking to get beautiful baby photos.”

Konica Stones

What our customers say

Rachael is so fantastic to work with. She immediately puts you at ease and is excellent with the little ones. Rachael has been photographing our little girl during her first year and she has caught every aspect of her personality, from the cheeky smiles and giggles to the thoughtful looks. She has a great way at bringing out the best in the little ones and ensuring that parents are comfortable too. Always prepared and professional we are so pleased that we chose Rachael to capture these very special moments in our little girl’s life. The photographs will be cherished for years to come.

Victoria Jary


A £85 session fee is required in order to secure your booking. You then choose your preferred collection when you return to the studio to view your gallery of gorgeous images. All images will be carefully hand edited for you to view. 

No hidden charges, no hard sell, just honest upfront pricing.


Our collections are perfectly tailored for the modern family.

With digital images to keep and share and beautiful prints to display in your home or sharing with family.



professional baby portrait of baby sitting in a heart bowl on a wooden backdrop smiling off camera wearing a pink sleeved outfit and headband. By edinburgh baby photographer Beautiful Bairns Photography

*  1 hour session
*  Face to face photo viewing
*  Full gallery of digital images in private online gallery
*  Personalised mobile phone app with all images
*  Three mounted 8″ x 6″ fine art prints of your chosen images
*  Full use of props
*  £100 credit towards any wall art purchase
*  £50 off your cake smash session



professional baby portrait photo of baby boy in teddy bear outfit sat on wooden bench with teddy bear by baby photographer Beautiful Bairns Photography

*  1 hour session
*  Face to face photo viewing
*  10 high resolution, fully edited digital images in private online gallery
*  Personalised mobile phone app
*  Ten 7″ x 5″ photo prints matching of your chosen digital images
*  Full use of props



photo of red haired baby girl by professional baby photographer beautiful bairns photography edinburgh

*  1 hour session
*  Face to face photo viewing
*  5 high resolution, fully edited digital images in private online gallery
*  Personalised mobile phone app
*  Five 7″ x 5″ photo prints of your chosen digital images
*  Full use of props


I have carefully sourced the highest quality wall products for you to choose from.

If you have a space in your home you would like to create the perfect wall art for, I am happy to work with you to ensure you get the best product and sizing to suit your space, home and style. I have invested in specialist software that allows you to see your images in your own home so yo ucan be confident you are choosing the best size and product for your space. So you can enjoy your beautiful baby photos every day for many years to come.


All you need to do is complete the booking form and pay your £85 booking fee. 

You will be sent an email confirmation of your booking with all details including studio address.

I recommend you book an appointment time that doesn’t clash with nap/lunch time so baby isn’t hungry or tired. Mid morning is usually best! 

If you have any questions please just drop me an email!




Baby is Boss in the Beautiful Bairns studio!
Baby photography sessions are entirely baby led with plenty of time for feeds, cuddles and clean ups.

We will chat over a cuppa and choose the perfect colour palette for your images so they look beautiful when on display in your home.

Then you can sit back, relax and watch as I tease out giggles and smiles from your little one!


We will schedule your viewing & ordering appointment to take place around a week after your baby photoshoot.

All of your images will be expertly retouched for viewing and displayed in a slideshow.

We will work together to create the perfect package to suit your home and budget.

Your digital images will be ready to take home on the day.

Printed products will be shipped directly to your home or if you prefer we can have them delivered to the studio for you to collect at your convenience.


For your baby photography session you want your baby looking their best. But there is no need to go out and buy them a whole new wardrobe! At the studio I have a selection of beautiful outfits, hats, headbands, wraps and props.

You are welcome to make use of the studio wardrobe and bring along some favourite outfits from home.

I also recommend a freshly ironed long sleeve vest for some classic images that will never date.


Ready to Book?

Happy with everything you have read here and decided that I am the photographer for you? I am delighted!

Simply click the button below to be taken to my calendar where you can choose the best date and time for your baby photoshoot.


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Rachael x

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3 Gorgie Park Road
EH14 1NL

07843 912692