DIY Newborn Photo Course

Don't miss out on having Newborn Photos just because of the current lockdown.

Hi, my name is Diana Baker, I am a newborn, baby and family photographer based in Edinburgh. I have created an easy-to-follow course for all the mums out there who are having their babies while the coronavirus is keeping us all inside.

Just scroll down, watch and follow each video to create minimalistic, natural, stunning photos of your baby.

Introduction (Video 1)

Scroll down for the next video

I will be teaching you how to

create images like these:

Swaddling (Video 2)

The best way to start to settle baby

Camera (Video 3)

A simple quick chat about the best camera settings, including your phone settings.

Creating your Set (Video 4)

How to make your images all about your baby without distractions

Lighting (Video 5)

Simple but one of the most important elements in photography

The 5 Poses (Video 6)

Simple stress free poses

Bonus Pose (Video 7)

Because 5 is never enough

Further Resources


Snapfish have great deals and prints. Click the below link to take you straight to their website.

Retouching on your phone:

I recommend Photoshop app. Great for a basic edit. Download it from the Apple store or wherever you get your apps. Available on all devices.


Dr. Harvey Karp is an internationally renowned paediatrician, child development specialist and Assistant Professor of Paediatrics at the USC School of Medicine, and someone whose techniques I highly recommend. Having been in paediatric practice for almost 30 years, Dr. Karp has taught thousands of parents - from working mums to superstars - his insights for soothing colic, boosting infant sleep, reducing tantrums, promoting patience and making parents and children happy. Click the YouTube link below to find out more about his life changing techniques:


Need more help, dont worry I am here!

1-2-1 Help:

If you have watched all the videos, tried it and still need some help, just jump over to Instagram and message me to book a 10min facetime session. I'll do my best to talk you through it!

I would also like to offer anyone who has had a newborn during Lockdown 50% off a Photography Session fee with me to use when things get back to normal. Limited spaces.

To find out more and book send me a message with your phone number via any of my social media platforms:



Text message: 07546 987017

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Images and Testimonials

from Mums and Dads who have used this course.

Thank you everyone!

​© 2020 by Diana Baker Photography,

Please don't use these images anywhere without permission as they are wonderful little people with bright futures.

If you would like to use them, please contact us first to find out how to do it the right way.