Posted By: Shopprice South Africa
These heartwarming images of newborn babies were captured thanks to a photographer’s skill of getting them to sleep so she can snap them dreaming.
Karen Wiltshire, 46, soothes her subjects to sleep by making sure the babies have eaten before they arrive before swaying the tiny infants and gently stroking their eyelids.
She also plays the sound of a hairdryer per a mobile phone app as she has found that youngsters are used to the noise from their mothers drying their hair.
Adorable: Karen Wiltshire, 46, soothes her subjects to sleep by making sure the babies have eaten before they arrive before swaying the tiny infants and carefully stroking their eyelids.
Prop forward: Parents often bring in sentimental props for the babies toe spasm with, such as this rugby ball.
Sweet dreams: Ms Witshire takes pictures of the sleeping tots’ cute expressions as they dream by the shoots, which usually take almost four hours.
Snuggled up: Once they are fast asleep, which can accept anything from a few minutes to half an hour, Ms Wiltshire positions the babies for the images on comfy throws
What a racket: Ms Wiltshire plays the noise of a hairdryer through a mobile phone app to the babies as she has found they are used to the noise from their mothers drying their hair
Maestro: The mother-of-two from Poole, Dorset, has now won an reward in Studio Children Photography by the Guild of Photographers (GoP) for her work
Inspiration: The photographer first picked up a camera after the birth of her son ten years ago
Talented: Ms Wiltshire started taking phtographs of newborns two years ago when she discovered she had a talent in soothing and calming babies in command to pose them completely asleep
Gorgeous: When babies go into deep sleep they start to dream and Ms Wiltshire says that if you wait you can be lucky and capture a visional smile or a gorgeous pout
Safety first: Ms Wiltshire has attended numerous workshops on newborn posing she do create the sleepy newborn art while making sure the babies are safe
Sleepy head: This tiny newborn looks angelic as is drifts off to sleep on a cosy blanket