Newborn baby photography Edinburgh by award winning Beautiful Bairns


They are only this little for such a little while, how will you remember?

My clients call me the baby whisperer, when you choose me as your newborn photographer you can relax knowing you and your beautiful baby are in expert hands.


Newborns Photographed

Years experience


Paediatric First Aid Qualified


Happy Customers



I have over 9 years experience as a specialist newborn photographer, have undertaken expert training in the safe posing and handling of babies as well as being a Mummy myself to two beautiful boys. By choosing me as your newborn photographer you are putting your brand new baby in the hands of a professional. I work in a baby centred way, putting the comfort and safety of your baby first at all times.

The Beautiful Bairns studio has free on site parking, a big comfy sofa and all home comforts for you to enjoy! Log in to the wifi, enjoy a cup of tea (while its still hot!) and watch while I soothe your baby into beautiful poses for gorgeous images you will love forever.


Baby is boss in the studio! I only book one newborn a day so your session will never be rushed. Plenty of time for feeds and cuddles!


The studio has been designed with all the comforts of home. Choose from our extensive range of backdrops and accessories. So we can style your session to create beautiful images for your home!

What our customers say

Our photos are amazing! Rachael is so warm, welcoming and the photoshoot was so relaxed. She was very patient with our baby, even when he needed to be fed. We will be back to see Rachael again in the near future!

Lindsay Kinsman

“Thank you for being so amazing & having the patience of a saint! You definitely are the baby whisperer!”

Leoni Weatherston



Unlike most newborn photographers, I don’t charge for the shoot itself. It is entirely free to attend the shoot and have pictures taken of you and your baby. At no time are you are under any obligation to purchase a single image if you don’t wish to, in that case the shoot will have cost you nothing. 

£99 non refundable retainer required in order to secure your booking. This will be deducted from your final order.


Digital and print packages ideal for sharing with family.



newborn baby girl in froggy pose holding a snowdrop on a lemon yellow blanket. Professional newborn photography by Beautiful Bairns Photography Edinburgh

*  4 hour session
*  Face to face photo viewing
*  20+ images shown during your viewing in     high resolution, fully edited, on a USB stick
*  High Resolution HD slide show with your favourite images
*  Ten mounted 6″ x 9″ prints of your chosen images
*  Facebook timeline cover photo collage
*  Full use of props
*  £100 credit towards any wall art purchase
*  £50 off your sitter session



professional newborn photo of newborn baby boy wrapped in mint fabric and mint hat posed on fluffy cream fabric by professional newborn photographer beautiful bairns photography edinburgh

*  4 hour session
*  Face to face photo viewing
*  10 high resolution, fully edited photos on a USB stick
*  High Resolution HD slide show with your favourite images
*  Ten 6″ x 9″ photo prints matching of your chosen digital images
*  Full use of props



baby photo of baby girl in cream outfit on fluffy rug by professional newborn baby photographer beautiful bairns photography Edinburgh

*  4 hour session
*  Face to face photo viewing
*  5 high resolution, fully edited photos on a USB stick
*  Five 6″ x 9″ photo prints of your chosen digital images
*  Full use of props

A range of professional print products are also available to order. Custom sizing available.  

If you have a specific space you would like to display your images in we will work together to find the perfect piece for your home.


Everything else you need to know before booking in your due date!


Babies are unpredictable! So we make things as easy as possible for you.

We only book a limited number of newborn sessions each month.

All we need is your due date and your £85 session fee to get you booked into the studio diary.

Once baby arrives you access our calendar and choose the date for your session to take place. Easy!


Baby is Boss in the Beautiful Bairns sh1dio!
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 olour palette for your images so they look beautiful when on display in your home.

Then you can sit back, relax and watch as I get baby relaxed into a deep sleep and perfectly posed.


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

All of your images will be expe1tly 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.


At the studio I have a huge selection of beautiful fabrics, hats, headbands, wraps and props.

For most images baby will be naked so there is no need to bring any clothing. If you prefer for baby to be covered we can do so using beautiful fabrics.

This way you can still see how small and delicate baby is without being swamped by baggy clothing.

Ready to Book?

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

If baby is due 6+ weeks from now you can book in your due date using the booking button.

If your baby is due within the next 6 weeks or has already been born, please complete the contact form below to check my availability. 


Please complete all sections so that I can provide you with an accurate reply.

Rachael x

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