Author archives: Charlotte Broster

  • My type of newborn baby photo session...

  • What is my type of newborn baby photo session? Well….you’ll notice I use subtle colours and simple patterns, simply because I think less is more, because I think that’s what looks best on the wall, and because it’s meant to be about the beautiful baby rather than the jazzy backdrops and pretty props. Recently, in the l [...]
  • The best of 2017

  • Yet another great year at Charlotte Broster Photography, here are some of the highlights... Lots of lovely births, and the little white bed got plenty of use - So enjoyable, capturing the joy surrounding new babies... ...including my own who arrived in July I tried new things, like milk bath [...]
  • Milk bath...

  • Introducing milk baths.....! I've wanted to get this up and running for a while, and had done heaps of research on Pinterest... I decided to submerge myself as a kind of test run - this way I could work out how much milk to use, how deep the water should be, what types of flowers to use, how the pregnant lady [...]
  • The whole package...

  • What are the best words to hear? “We would like to book you to photograph our baby girl when she’s born. We have looked at all your photos and completely fallen in love with your newborn images.” Yes, that’s an incredibly gratifying thing to hear. They’ve chosen me because of my images, which is just how it shoul [...]
  • What to expect from your cake smash

  • One year old is an important milestone, a very proud moment. A photo session to mark this occasion is a really valuable investment and while I refer to these sessions as 'Cake Smash' photo shoots, please be assured that I make sure I capture beautiful portraits of your child without cake on his/her face too! [...]
  • What to wear?

  • I'm hoping this post will inspire your photo session, and give you some ideas of how you want your portraits to turn out. For family shots, I do find very plain, subtle clothing against a white backdrop extremely effective - calming almost! All the attention is then focussed on the wonderful smiles, rather than the [...]
  • "I can never get it back!"

  • This week I booked a 1st Birthday Cake Smash photo session - these are popular at the moment. The mother of the little girl and I chatted via Facebook Messenger, she sounded so excited as we discussed props, colour schemes, outfit ideas etc... and then she said the following - "I wish I had looked into newborn ph [...]