I'm Rachel, otherwise known as the Baby Whisperer

About ME

I love what I do! Trained as an early years teacher, I now feel  privileged to work with so many wonderful families on a daily basis. My job is to  share in and capture such a precious time in your family's story and of course to cuddle all those beautiful babies.


Known to many of the new parents I photograph as 'the baby whisperer', I have refined my skills as a newborn photographer through extensive training and experience.  I have become an expert in the unique skills required to pose and photograph my tiny clients safely and professionally and I now  enjoy mentoring other newborn photographers. Over the years I am delighted that many families have returned for me to capture their second, third and even fourth new arrivals.

If you love my work and would like to know more, do get in touch. I am always happy to chat!


Safety and your newborn

Who will handle your newborn baby in their first few weeks of life? Medical professionals, close family perhaps - and your newborn photographer. 

I encourage you to schedule a phone or video call with me, or visit the studio before your session. This is a chance to get to know me, ask those important questions about safety procedures and training so that when you come to the studio with your brand new baby, you will feel entirely comfortable, confident and relaxed.

Your calming nature and cosy studio made for a lovely relaxed morning shoot. Both our boys were so happy and
at ease with you.


The Studio

The perfect environment for your baby's photo shoot

Comfortable and cosy, my garden studio is a far cry from a big, impersonal, commercial space. There are no fluorescent lights, waiting areas or hustle and bustle. Just a comfy sofa, gentle colours and of course, good coffee.

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Rachel Burnside Photography

Rachel Burnside is a professional newborn photographer who creates heirloom photographic art for families during the most magical time in their story. She specialises in capturing pregnancy, newborns, babies and 1st birthday celebrations for clients throughout Wiltshire, Hampshire, Dorset and beyond.


contact me

Your precious memories deserve to be captured perfectly. 

I'd love to hear more about you and your story. Complete the contact form and I will be in touch as soon as humanly possible, usually within 24 hours.

01722 322667