THE BLOG

The Beautiful Bairns blog is the perfect place to read about and see photos from recent maternity, newborn, family and cake smash photoshoots. I will also be doing regular posts sharing top tips on baby and parenting related things, recommendations for local classes and anything else that I come across that I think you would love! So grab a cuppa, have a browse and get in touch if you feel inspired to book your own photoshoot!

Blossom mini sessions 2019

Blossom photo shoots 2019 This Spring I will be holding beautiful Blossom mini sessions in my central Edinburgh studio. Short & sweet sessions lasting 15 minutes which is plenty of time to capture a cute collection of images of your child.  Please note...

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Who is Jo?!

The Beautiful Bairns Photography team is growing!  If you have emailed Beautiful Bairns over the last month there is a strong chance your reply didn't come from me, Rachael, but instead from Jo. But who is Jo? And why is she answering my emails?!Jo is my...

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Chloe’s sitter session!

It was so lovely to see the adorable Chloe again for her sitter session! Chloe first came to the studio for photos aged 3 months and she has changed so much since!  I love sitter sessions, in fact they're my absolute favourite! Babies at this age are so...

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What is a Doula?!

Doulas have become increasingly popular over the past few years. Many families who come to me with their newborns have used the services of a doula and I have met several over the years. But I still wasn't entirely sure of their exact role. So I invited...

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How to safely exercise in pregnancy?

Staying in shape and being healthy is something many women consider when pregnant. Perhaps you are someone who exercises regularly. But is it safe to carry on as normal? Or maybe you don't do much in the way of exercise so wonder if you should start? It...

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What if my baby wont sleep?!

Baby Photographer secrets to a sleepy baby! "What if my baby won't sleep" is one of the most commonly asked questions for newborn photographers! As most of the newborn photos you will see are of babies posed asleep. So many parents to be and new parents...

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Lewis’s Cake Smash

I can't thank Rachael enough for the beautiful cake smash photos she took of Lewis. Would highly recommend. Was so relaxed and Lewis had a ball. Thank you so much! Fiona Muir, August 2018 Cake smash photography Edinburgh As you can see from the photos...

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Beautiful Bairns in John Lewis!

I am super excited to share this very exciting news! John Lewis is launching a new event for expectant parents in their Edinburgh store. A relaxed, informal event taking place in the nursery department. It is your opportunity to come along, browse and "ask...

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Baby Bump Casting with Truly Treasured Originals

Time flies, life is busy, precious moments come and go...... As a Mum of 2 very lively & adventurous boys, I’m all too aware of this; and this is why I LOVE capturing YOUR memories! I’m Louise and I’m the face behind Truly Treasured Originals, an...

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