Newborn photography Edinburgh by award winning Beautiful Bairns

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

Years experience


Paediatric First Aid Qualified


Happy Customers



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


Unlike most newborn photographers, I don’t charge a session fee for the shoot itself.

A £99 non refundable deposit is required in order to secure your booking. This deposit is then 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

*  2-3 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 8″ x 6″ fine art prints of your chosen images
*  Social media 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

*  2-3 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 7″ x 5″ 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


*  2-3 hour session
*  Face to face photo viewing
*  5 high resolution, fully edited photos on a USB stick
*  Five 7″ x 5″ photo prints of your chosen digital images
*  Full use of props


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 £99 deposit 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.

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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