I always say the best time to photograph a newborn is 2 weeks old and younger. Ava came to see me when she was nearly 7 weeks old, and I wont lie I was a bit apprehensive, only because the bigger they get the less they hold still :) Ava was perfect, though. She sat as still as could be wide awake. Our only difficulty was getting her to sleep. She fought off the z's long and hard, but we eventually got her out. I think she is such a beautiful baby and she was so good.