Newborn Photographer of the Year Awards: see all the amazing images

There are cute photos, super cute photos, and then these amazingly adorable photos.

They are entries in the Newborn Photographer of the Year Awards for 2016, and it's hard not to melt when looking through this sweet gallery.

Part of the Australian Professional Photography Awards, which are held annually, the competition saw photographers from around the nation share stunning images of babies in their first weeks of life.

Click through the gallery above to see the beautiful images and to find the winning shots.

You might also be interested in seeing the gallery of images from the Birth Photographer of the Year competition.

And lastly, you can check out this behind-the-scenes video of how the gorgeous newborn photos are achieved. These photographers can work wonders with these tiny little humans!