Using questionnaires for an amazing newborn session experience

Elevate your newborn sessions with a newborn portrait questionnaire

Are you using client questionnaires before your photography sessions? Moreover, incorporating a newborn portrait questionnaire is one of the best ways you can prepare yourself and your clients for an amazing session. Additionally, if you frequently work with expectant or new parents, you are likely aware of the overwhelming nature of their lives. By posing essential questions prior to your session, you can assist them in feeling calm and excited about their upcoming newborn session. Consequently, this approach will establish the foundation for creating a distinctive experience for the new family. To aid you further, here are some suggestions of what to include in your newborn portrait questionnaire:


What is your baby’s gender… or is it a surprise?

What is your due date? 

Do you have a name picked out? If so, what is it?

What are the names and ages of the adults that will be included in the session?

Does your family have any special requirements that I need to be made aware of?

What are the names and ages of any siblings/others that will be included in the session?


Are there any specific props or ideas that you want to incorporate?

Do you lean more toward traditional poses or a more candid vibe?

If the session will be in your baby’s nursery, please describe the aesthetic (colors, theme, etc.)

What are your concerns/anxieties about this session? 

Have you had professional photos taken before?

Where and how do you plan on displaying your images?

These questions are a great way to get yourself prepared AND to have your clients start to visualize their session. Building excitement is key to a great experience. 

Did you know that Iris will not only walk you through building a user-friendly questionnaire, but we can automate sending it to your clients so that you don’t miss a beat. If you’re not already using Iris, we’d love to show you how easy it is with a FREE 14-day trial



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