RELAXED Swaddler | Newborn Photographer’s Swaddling Assistant

Our exclusive Relaxed Swaddler Sack is simple tool to help make swaddling an easier, more relaxed experience for babies, parents, and photographers. Born Again Innovation – Our Relaxed Swaddler is a rebirth of a newborn sack we designed back in 2009. Our Relaxed Swaddler Newborn Sack has been exclusively designed to assist those who are new to swaddling capture simple poses of their newborns. Our unique closed bottom design has been specifically developed to help contain newborns’ feet from interfering with a tight swaddle. Its cocoon shape helps keep your baby from being disturbed by her own startle reflex, while…

Puppet Warp Tutorial

Custom Photo Props is more than just your one-stop shop.  We want to create a relationship with our photographers that is more than just selling props.  It’s  been a while since our last Photoshop tutorial, so we thought it was time to bring another easy tip to help! Not every newborn session goes perfectly when it comes to posing – there are also many circumstances that prevent you from getting the perfect angle.  The baby could have an injury or just simply doesn’t cooperate no matter how hard you try.  You may or may not be familiar with Puppet Warp, but…

NEW Photo Prop Vendor Directory!

Are you a prop vendor looking to increase your exposure and grow your business?  We have some exciting news just for you!!!!! Custom Photo Props is partnering with Photo Prop Finder, a new organization helping photographers locate the exact props they are looking for by giving them one central website to connect them directly with you… the vendor! Photo Prop Finder is an essential online marketing source for anyone creating props for the photography industry.  Being a part of Photo Prop Finder will get your products in front of thousands of photographers world-wide!  To give photographers everywhere exactly what they are looking for,…

DIY Faux Fur Boot Covers

One of the big advantages of working at Custom Photo Props is that we have a surplus of faux fur fabric that we get to create new apparel or décor with. Read our how-to and follow our step by step guide on how to cover your own winter boots with our furs. I recently covered a pair of little girl boots after my daughter came home from school and told me how her friend had fur at the top of her boots. You know, the standard style winter boots you see at all of the stores. Nothing, kick-butt and custom…

Newborn Swaddling Wrap Ideas

Our newborn swaddling wraps have a magnitude of uses that are often overlooked. Portrait photographers and parents who are taking their own DIY newborn photos rave about baby wraps and the newborn swaddle but in reality there are more uses for our wraps than just to pose a newborn. It’s been a known fact that our exclusive stretch wraps work best in getting that newborn into a snug and comfortable pose. When you have the stretch and give of the fabric it’s much easier to get that baby to pose into positions than a fabric that doesn’t stretch like your…

DIY Keepsake Shadow Box featuring used Photo Props

There are many styles and themes that you can go with when making a shadow box for your baby. Go with whatever fits your taste and home decor. Remember that you are designing this around the used props so make sure that the colors you choose do not clash with each other. In our example below, you will see that the photo session was strictly a Do-it-yourself newborn session with photo props. I firmly believe that if you add Quality photo props it will make your portraits look much more professional. I  had all of the supplies for this project but I did…