Calling all photographers:

Have you ever wished you had the know-how to add breathtaking newborn images to your portfolio of offerings? 


Lemons & Ants Studios has designed the perfect course for you to do so with our Baby Whisperers Training Education!

By the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Prep and guide the parents for a newborn session so they feel confident that their photoshoot will go smoothly


  • Perform different wrapping techniques and newborn posing to have a full gallery of newborn and family images


  • Confidently implement soothing and calming techniques specific to babies to get the images you need no matter how fussy the baby


  •  Set up proper lighting and choose the best angles for shooting a perfect newborn session to get a beautiful collection of images


  •  Guide and pose parents and siblings for a full gallery of family photos


  •  Implement editing tips and tricks to allow you to create your own style and brand


  • Create your own portfolio of newborn and family photographs that will allow you to charge competitive session fees and the opportunity to upsell to a larger package

This course includes:

  • Written and video step-by-step instructions on how to prepare for, photograph, and edit newborn sessions to be completed in 8 weeks with the following topics:

    Week 1 (February 27th-March 3rd):
    Prepping parents for the session

         Week 2 (March 6th-10th): How to soothe babies & Newborn Safety

         Week 3 (March 6th-10th): Wrapping Techniques

         March break (March 13th-17th): Take a break or catch up  

         Week 4 (March 20th-17th): Posing Baby & Composites

         Week 5 (March 27th-31st): Session Workflow 

         Week 6 (April 3rd-7th): Lighting & Camera settings 

         Week 7 (April 10th-14th): Shooting a full gallery to upsell

         Week 8 (April 17th-21st): Culling & Editing a Newborn Session

  • You’ll be able to work through the course every week at your own pace
  • You’ll have access to us on 3 one-on-one calls (30 min each call) at the beginning, middle and end of the course for questions and feedback
  • You’ll have an opportunity after completing the course to observe and practice everything you learn in 4 live newborn sessions (1 session to observe and 3 to practice)
  • You’ll have 1 additional follow-up one-on-one 1 hour call with us scheduled within the year after completing the course for further guidance
  • An opportunity to apply for a part-time Junior Photographer position with Lemons & Ants Studios after completion of the course

    Course Price: $2995+hst

    Your Price: $1995+hst  (An introductory rate for the first round)


    Three monthly payments of $665+hst or 10% off the full payment at enrollment.

    Enrollment by application only: 

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