Neutral Newborn Photography Props from Amazon Prime

If you’re a photographer just starting out, you might be searching for the perfect neutral newborn photography props to add to your prop collection so that you can capture those amazing first days of a baby’s life for families. I’ve slowly been adding props to my collection over the past few months so that when I open my studio a few months from now, I have a variety of baskets, buckets, wraps, headbands and more to offer my clients. I’ve had great luck finding props and accessories everywhere from eBay and Etsy to Craigslist and local rummage sales. But I still needed some basics to fill the holes, so I turned to a trusted resource – Amazon. I bet you didn’t know they have tons of options for photographers!

I’ve pulled together some neutral newborn photography props that you can pick up on Amazon (all are Prime eligible). Amazon has tons of options for the newborn photographer. I just chose to pull together a variety of props in neutral colors that all coordinate to get you started, whether you’re shooting a baby boy or girl.

Containers

Set of 2 Country Rustic Finish Wood Storage Crates $39.99. This set of two rustic box crates is perfect for posing newborns of all sizes. The large crate measures 15.75 W X 11.5 D X 6.25 H while the smaller crate measures 13.25 W X 9.0 D X 5.25 H. These sophisticated box crates are perfect for storing props in your studio when you’re not using them to pose a baby, so they easily do double duty!

Wald Imports Rustic Gray Metal Beverage Tub $15.99. This lovely galvanized metal and burlap tub is rustic and perfect for posing a baby. It comes with a plastic liner and measures 13.5 inches by 7.5 inches and is nearly 6 inches deep.

Household Essentials Willow Basket Set $39.99. These bird nest baskets are woven from willow and stained a rich dark brown. The large basket measures 7.1 inches high by 16.14 inches in diameter and the smaller basket measures 5.5 inches high by 11.4 inches in diameter so there’s plenty of room in either for some fun furs, basket stuffing and a wrapped baby!

Blankets/Fur

Pinzon Faux Fur Throw Blanket- Ivory $24.10. This large faux fur throw blanket is polyester and about 1/2-inch thick on the fur side with a soft, velvety fabric on the reverse. It’s neutral ivory color is perfect for throwing over your newborn beanbag poser for a soft, elegant background for your photos.

OULII Soft Fur- Khaki $9.99. This faux fur measures 20 by 24 inches and is easy to wash and clean. It is soft and supple and roughly 1/2-inch thick. This neutral khaki color is perfect for both boys and girls, paired with a colorful wrap of your choosing. It is also available in a four pack here, which includes the khaki as well as purple, beige and light gray.

HappyCare Textiles Luxury Quilted Faux Fur Throw Blanket $36.99. This beautiful taupe/tan colored throw blanket also makes the perfect backdrop for newborn photos. It’s polyester faux fur top and minky soft bottom are machine washable and it will not clump if washed (which is great when dealing with naked babies!).

Wraps

Tinksky Long Ripple Wrap – off white $7.99. These soft and super stretchy knit newborn wraps are a must have and off white is the perfect gender neutral color to have on hand. These wraps also keep baby warm while you’re shooting. The wrap is made of cotton and measures approximately 150 cm long by 40 cm wide. The fabric is textured with an open nubby weave, breathable, and see through once fully stretched. Pick up a set of four wraps here, which includes the off white, as well as mint green, lilac and snow tooth.

BINLUNNU Wrap – coffee $8.99. This handmade crocheted wrap is a beautiful coffee color and perfect for baby boys or girls. It features a subtle floral design with leaves and measures 57 inches long and is tapered from just under 16 inches to 34 inches at it’s widest point.

Headbands

Love Sweety Baby and Mom Leaf Headband Hair Band for Newborn- Golden $6.69. This headband set features one for mom and one for a baby girl. The soft material easily stretches to fit your head. Mom’s headband measures 20 inches while baby’s measures 15 inches.

Ever Fairy Chiffon Lace Flower Baby Girls Turban Headband With Pearl $7.99. This cute neutral colored headband measures 7.5 inches in diameter with a ribbon width of just over 1 1/2-inches. The flower measures just over 2 1/2-inches with a pearl in the center. Comes in a pack of two, the other color is pink. Fits not only infants, but children up to 10 years of age so you can get a lot of use out of these.

Flooring

Ella Bella Photography Backdrop Paper, 4 Assorted Wood Designs $34.23. These backdrops are 4-feet by 12-feet and feature four different wood designs – vintage wood, sable wood, rustic wood and white washed wood. They are printed on paper which helps minimize light reflection and are great for newborn and children photography. The backdrops are seamless and printed with fade-resistant inks (though I keep mine stored in the basement for safe keeping just in case).

Extras

Cosco 2-Step Household Folding Step Stool $22.01. When shooting babies, sometimes you want to get some shots from above and if you’re not real tall, you just might need some help in that area. This stool is sturdy, slip resistant, inexpensive and folds flat for storage in the studio.

Basket Filler Wheat Donut Posing Props Baby Pillow- White $9.49. Once you have the perfect container, you might need a little help filling it up and getting baby positioned properly. That’s where this four piece set of posers come in perfect. One long tube-like filled positioner is perfect for using inside a basket and covered with fur, or under a blanket to position baby. Use the other three pieces as needed to get baby in the proper position.

AmazonBasics Pet Training and Puppy Pads $24.99. Having a naked little baby in the studio, you’re bound to have some accidents, so be prepared with these pads designed for potty training your puppy. Layer them under your baby to protect furs and throws from any accidents. They measure 19 inches square and come in a pack of 150.

Leave me a comment and let me know your favorite place for newborn props – I’m always looking for more ideas!




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16 Comments

  • Heather Montgomery

    Great find! I love amazon prime. I order from it weekly!

  • Meg

    I love that these options are really cute and legitimately affordable…not superstar’s version of affordable. Great list!

  • Kiley Smith

    These props are amazing. Props can make a huge difference in photos and you put together a great list to choose from!

  • Charissa | thenotsobusymom

    I regret not doing professional newborn photos. Although clearly I have photos of my newborns 😉
    These are great options. Thanks for sharing!!

  • Jessica Kromer

    Aw, I could look at newborn photos all day! These props are fantastic options.

  • val

    These are amazing! And all Prime?! Nice work!

  • Rachel

    I’ve been looking for these exact items!! Thanks for sharing!

  • Tabitha Blue

    Oh this list is awesome… and I LOVE Amazon Prime!!!

  • Nikki

    These pictures are amazing!!!! I never would think to look on Amazon for picture props but thats a really good idea. And you can re-use them around your house! I’ll have to pin this1

  • Shelby @Fitasamamabear

    These are great tips/props! We stuck with mostly blankets/fur but I wish we would have done more with baskets because they’re adorable.

  • Made Adayasa

    Great items . But I don’t know if I can get it in my country

  • Janet Earling-Bencivenni

    Love Amazon! Not a photographer, but I could see some of these being useful for taking your own littles photos.

  • Corey | The Nostalgia Diaries

    Newborn photos are just the sweetest. Love all of these natural looking props!

  • Danielle @ A Sprinkle of Joy

    Such great props! I always love what photographers can do!!

  • Cheryl

    These photos are so gorgeous. I wanted to do all of that when my son was born. I was obsessed with Moses baskets at the time!

  • Lindsey

    Love the flooring ideas…never would’ve thought of that! Thank you for sharing!

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