Christmas day is around the corner. But what makes you get more spirit? That is a cute and adorable newborn wearing a Christmas hat or a child playing with toys in a blanket. Taking some baby photos on Christmas Day makes you smile and warm. Now, we’d put together some Christmas photoshoot ideas to help you to shoot some great baby images and brighten your day.
Below are Christmas baby picture ideas for the holidays to help inspire your own baby Christmas photoshoot.
1. Baby + Christmas Wreath
It is a good time to shoot many baby photos during Christmas day. The best way is to choose a white background (such as the worn wood floor) and wrap your baby with cloth and then put your baby in the middle of the Christmas wreath. You can shoot your baby from above to get a great angel. You need to use some lights if needed.
2. Baby with Santa Hat
Nothing cute like a Santa hat on the baby. It is quite cute. You can place the newborn on any background you like, such as the sofa. Then when the baby is sleeping and you can put the hat on his or her head. Keep in mind that you need to show your baby’s face to make it feel intimate.
3. Newborn + Christmas Stockings
This is an interesting and creative photo idea. We know newborns are so small and it is easy to slip them into some stockings. Once the baby is sleeping, you can put the baby into the Christmas stocking and leave his head and arms out. Get some charming and cute baby photos.
4. Shooting Baby's Favorite Present
On Christmas day, babies get many gifts from their parents and relatives, such as rocking horses, cute toys. You can shoot some photos of your baby playing with these gifts. You need to grasp the camera and capture the best and fun moment.
5. Get Close and Show That Smile
You need to get some close shots for your baby. Then you need some extra light and brighten the baby’s face and its background. Get closer to your baby’s face and capture their beautiful smile.
6. Let Baby Open Some Gifts
Opening gifts seems like a great photo idea. Choose a gift and place your baby in front of the present and then ask your baby to tear the wrapping paper off presents while record your newborn’s reaction to the gifts.
7. Lights Around Your Baby
This photo idea can inspire you to take many amazing photos. Just choose a simple and white background. Put the ring light around your baby and start to shoot. The best way is to shoot your baby during the day or when there is plenty of lights. Keep in mind that doesn’t make the light too bright. Then take some adorable faces of your babies.
8. Put on the Christmas sweater your Baby
Putting on the Christmas sweater on your baby is a great idea. All pictures are so amazing. You can put some Christmas light in the background and simply let the sweater be the holiday part of the photo.
9. Shoot Baby Meeting Santa
Taking some images of the baby who meet Santa for the first time is a super interesting experience. But when the baby has many different reactions, such as laughing or crying when seeing the Santa. But don’t worry. Keep shooting the images and it will be a great experience.
10. Make Frosty the Snowman
Taking some photos of your baby with a snowman is an adorable baby Christmas photo idea. You can make a snowman in your backyard and guide your baby next to the snowman. That will be a wonderful photo idea.
11. Wrap Her Up Like a Present
You can show it with this adorable baby Christmas photo idea. Wrap her in a holiday-colored piece of fabric and tie a giant bow in her hair. Then take lots of photos from above so you can see her adorable face under the bow.
12. Shooting Him Playing Toys
Choosing one of the presents and give it to your babies is the best way to make them smile. Maybe a toy car or cute animal is perfect. Make sure that you need to place your baby next to the Christmas tree and get down low to take photos. You need to show their face, so the lower you are, the more of their face you will capture.
13. Shooting the Christmas Morning Light
Shooting a baby in the morning will be an interesting idea. You can take some photos of your babies. It is better to put your baby beside the Christmas tree. By the way, to get much morning light,, you can wrap your baby in cute pajamas and place him or her next to the large window.
14. Christmas Decorations for a Creative Background
We know that there are many great decorations in many cities and towns and then you can select a good place as a background and take your baby there and take many photos. It is so cute and warming.
15. Your Angel
Every baby loves angels and you can put an angle costume on your baby. You can shoot some photos when putting your baby in front of white background or wall. Place some Christmas lights will be better.
16. Put on His Christmas Finery
Some special outfit often makes it popular when taking some photos during Christmas. If you have, please dress your baby up and place him in front of the Christmas tree. It is a great image.
17. A Taste Of Snow
If you want some nature photos, a safe and good toy can be given to the baby to make them feel at ease when they are playing. Snow is one of the best choices.
18. Decorating some Christmas trees
The Christmas tree is the most important factor on Christmas day. Shooting some photos of baby decorating trees seems fun and interesting. You can let your baby place some ornaments and lights on the tree.
19. Baby Eating Cookies
Baby loves eating cookies and you can put some cookies on the plate and leave it beside the baby. You can take some pictures when the baby is grasping cookies and eating them.
20. Sleepy Baby
A sleepy baby is so cute and fun. You can put your baby in a Santa basket and capture some photos when your baby is sleeping. If you have a Santa costume and dress your baby up. Or you can also put some Christmas decorations or ornaments around the basket.
21. A Christmas Story
Do you want some creative ideas when it comes to photographing babies? You need to prepare a book and open the book. Then put your Sleepy baby with Santa outfit on the book.
22. Dogs and Newborn
Dogs are human’s best friends. You can let your baby and your lovely dogs face to face. At the same time, using the Christmas tree as a background and lighting all lights. The light will spread to your baby and dog’s face. Take the images as well.
23. Christmas Card
Just like other Christmas photos, you can make a Christmas card and write some nice words, such as Merry Christmas. Put the card next to your baby. Wrapping your baby in a gray or white blanket will be better.
24. The Kiss
Kiss your baby and take some images of your baby fulling of many kisses from their parents. So cute and fun.
25. Christmas Cooking
Cooking is another interesting and nice idea if you are looking for cute Christmas ideas. Although we know it has a hard time for a little baby to cook, you can safely tool and follow your steps to put a pose.
26. Knit Outfits
Knit clothing is the cutest decoration on Christmas Day. You can dress up your baby and make them feel like a cute animal. It bets that the newborns are the perfect fit for these photos. It is a better time if your baby is asleep. You must get many likes and votes once the images are shared on social media.
27. The Bright Red Wagon
Red Wagon is the best go-to pro. You can capture some images when your baby is enjoying the red wagon at a wonderful time.
28. Christmas With Daddy
Nothing photos are so warming than your daddy. Having an image with your daddy can reflect the special bond. You can add soft colors and cute pros that will make the picture sweeter and nice.
30. Christmas Wonder
Many lights, cameras, and action are the most popular decoration when taking images of the baby. When everything is ready, it is easy to get a good resulted image. Keep in mind that if you want to take a great photo and please don’t let your baby close to the lights.
31. Try a Different View
There's no reason you need to shoot all your baby Christmas pictures the same way. Think about the details you love about your little ones, such as his adorable toes or sweet fingers. Then take photos of that body part from an interesting angle, such as straight above. Add some Christmas lights or decorations to give in a holiday feel.
32. Twins’ First Christmas
If you have two babies, it is a good time to take a charming photo of these two. It is better to put them on a basket with a blanket and you can dress them up with a cute jammer.
33. Squishy Cheeks
Delight your entire Christmas card list with your baby’s adorable squishy face. This photo is easy to recreate — all you need are two kisses and one set of adorable baby cheeks. You can even make this happen without any extra help — just make sure whatever camera (or phone) you use, the image quality is high enough to print well.
34. Silent Night
Want to make your friends and family giggle this season? This funny take on the traditional Silent Night will definitely do the trick.