Newborn Photography Edinburgh

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


Paediatric First Aid Qualified

Years experience



Newborn Photography

You want the best for your baby and when it comes to newborn photography safety is key. Choosing someone with experience will be important to you so you can relax knowing I have over ten years experience as a newborn photographer. I 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. All sessions are baby led, 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


A £85 boking fee is required in order to secure your due date in my diary.

No need to choose a collection until you return to the studio to view your gallery of images. All images will be carefully hand edited to perfection!


Digital and print packages ideal for sharing with family.



professional newborn portrait of baby girl in froggy pose with green floral headband by edinburgh newborn photographer Beautiful Bairns Photography

*  2-3 hour session
*  Face to face photo viewing in the studio
*  Full gallery of 20+ high resolution, fully edited digital images in your private online gallery for download
*  High Resolution HD slide show with your favourite images
*  Three mounted 8″ x 6″ fine art prints of your chosen images
*  Personalised mobile phone app
*  Full use of studio props and accessories
*  £100 credit towards any wall art purchase
*  50% off your sitter session collection



professional newborn photo of newborn baby tucked in laying on teal fabric with fluffy sheep above his head by newborn photographer edinburgh beautiful bairns

*  2-3 hour session
*  Face to face photo viewing
*  Ten high resolution, fully edited digital images via download link
*  High Resolution HD slide show with your favourite images
*  Ten 7″ x 5″ photo prints matching of your chosen digital images
*  Full use of studio props and accessories



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

*  2-3 hour session
*  Face to face photo viewing
*  Five high resolution, fully edited digital images via download link
*  Five 7″ x 5″ photo prints of your chosen digital images
*  Full use of studio props and accessories


A range of professional print products are 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. I have invested in specialist software that allows you to view your images on your own walls so that you can be confident in choosing the best size and style frames for your home.

Find out more about our wall art options here.


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


Babies are unpredictable! So I want to make things as easy as possible for you.

I only book a limited number of newborn due dates each month. This means no matter if baby arrives early or late you will have multiple dates to choose from for your photoshoot.

All we need is your due date and your £85 booking 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 studio!
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 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 expertly retouched for viewing and displayed in a slideshow.

You can choose from the 3 newborn collections with the option to add on additional wall art if you wish. No hard sell, I promise!

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.

If you’re ready to book

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

When you click on the button below it will take you to my booking system so you can book in your due date. Once baby is born drop me an email and you will be sent a link to my diary to choose the date for your newborn photoshoot. No crystal balls required!

If you’d like to arrange a chat with Rachael

Please let me know when would be best for me to give you a call. I can answer any questions you have and you can find out if I am the right photographer for you.

black and white photo of Rachael the photographer at Beautiful Bairns Photography in Edinburgh

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3 Gorgie Park Road
EH14 1NL

07843 912692