This is a blog about how to make newborn photography airplane props from scratch.

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As a newborn photographer  I’m always on the lookout for new ideas for photoshoots, a request from one of our loyal clients got my creative juices flowing. The dad mentioned his love for airplanes and even brought along two toy planes. While we waited for the session to start, I thought, why not make an airplane-shaped prop instead of the usual box or bucket?

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With time limited, we quickly gathered some cardboard, a pen, a ruler, and paint or felt fabric for covering.

Here’s how we did it:

  1. Draw the outline of a propeller, wings, and tail on the cardboard.
  2. Construct a box using the cardboard, or modify an existing box by removing curved sections from two sides to resemble the shape of an airplane. This way, when posing the newborn, their body will fit into the structure.
  3. Paint the cardboard or cover it with felt. We opted for white and red felt to mimic a classic airplane design, ensuring the cardboard remains sturdy.
  4. Attach the propeller, wings, and tail to the box using glue.
  5. As with any other prop, create a comfortable space for the newborn using beans, pillows, and soft fabrics.

In just a few simple steps, we transformed basic materials into a unique and charming prop that perfectly suited our client’s wishes.

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