Best Newborn
in Irvine

Why These Newborn Photographers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Irvine Newborn Photographers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Alexatori Photography

A pair of cousins own and operate Alexatori Photography, a full-service portrait company which features two professional photographers who possess years of experience in the industry. Both people view photography as an art form which requires careful attention to detail, although they both enjoy using a laidback, relaxed style which captures people’s emotions and inner beauty. Alexatori Photography works with a variety of clients, including children, engaged couples, general family portraits, and restaurants who would like promotional pictures. The company recommends that interested individuals peruse their portfolios to determine if the quality and style would work for them, and it will meet with people one on one to discuss photo sessions.

Costa Mesa, CA 92626


Bachmanville Photography

Established by Shara Bachman, Bachmanville Photography is a professional photography studio operating in the city of Orange County, California. Bachmanville Photography specializes in natural and studio light newborn, child, family, and maternity photos. All photo packages include edited digital copies of the photos from the session. Bachmanville Photography has an extensive selection of props for newborns and wardrobe choices for maternity photos. Shara Bachman has the equipment and experience necessary to safely capture high-quality photographs of newborns. Bachman is also a member of the Professional Photographers Association of America. Clients compliment Bachman's photography skills, patience, gentle technique, and professionalism.

Cathy Murai Photography, LLC

Founded by Cathy Murai, Cathy Murai Photography is an international award-winning photographer with a clean, simple, and organic style. Cathy offers maternity, newborn, and baby’s first-year photography because her goal is to capture and preserve those precious moments to cherish for a lifetime. With a studio located in Irvine, California, each newborn session is held in a relaxed and comfortable environment for the family. The studio is stocked with all the props for your photo session, including maternity wardrobes, backdrops, blankets, knits, wraps, headbands, and more. As a mother of two and a trained newborn photographer, Cathy has a decade's experience in soothing and calming babies. Some of her published work is available for viewing on Buzzfeed and Shutterfly.

Denise Hurdle Photography

Denise Hurdle Photography is located in Margarita, CA and provides creative maternity, newborn, children, and family photography for customers in the Orange County area. Denise specializes in preserving and capturing moments in a relaxed and fun environment for the entire family, ensuring the finest poses and pictures. Denise customizes every session to reveal a client's story in a fresh and novel manner, and Denise Hurdle Photography has been a repeat finalist for the Orange County Best Children's Photographer Award. Denise offers several prices and packages to meet various budgets, and pre-consultations are included with every reservation to ensure maximum client satisfaction.

Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688


Embrace Birth & Lifestyle Photography

Embrace Birth & Lifestyle Photography is a photography studio specializing in newborn portraits in the Orange County area. Photographer and owner Sarah graduated from Boston University with a Master of Fine Arts, holds a certificate of 3D Animation from the New York Film Academy at Harvard University, and has attended many conferences on baby and birth photography. She has previous experience as a graphic journalist for the Associated Press and the Boston Herald, and currently owns Happy Healthy Babies, LLC. Embrace Birth & Lifestyle Photography captures all birthing choices including home, water, hospital, and Cesarean births. Birth photography packages are available with options for maternity and newborn sessions.

Heartprint Images

Heartprint Images provides newborn photography in the Laguna Hills area and is backed by years of combined experience. Newborn sessions consist of in-studio or in-home custom sessions, and the photographer has an array of wraps, blankets, hats/headbands, buckets, and other props and accessories. First Moments & Fresh 48 documentation, as well as a Bun-to-Bundle package, is also available, and all session fees include consulting, session, editing, basic retouching, and jpeg files of chosen images. Clients are able to collaborate closely with the team and communicate their goals and ideas to best capture memories for the ages, and the studio also specializes in maternity, milestone, family, and high school senior photography along with professional headshots in the studio or on location.

Laguna Hills, CA 92653


LC Photoart

Lcphotoart Photography is owned and operated by Laura, an award-winning photographer located in Dana Point, California. Her work has been published in News4U Magazine, Popular Photography Magazine, Bella Grace Magazine, and Inspire-Digital or Not, and her artworks have been featured on the covers of several books. She won the Academic Achievement Award in Photography in 2016, and she has shown her artwork in a variety of galleries. Laura specializes in fine art, portraiture sessions, book cover art, life captures, and boudoir sessions. Her clients on Facebook rated her 4.9 stars, saying Laura works hard, putting in long hours before and after each photo shoot.

Dana Point, CA 92629


Lissarie Photography

Lissarie Photography is a Laguna Hills, California based photography studio specializing in lifestyle, newborn, family, and maternity photos. Mellissa, owner and chief photographer, utilizes natural lighting, on location photo shoots, and the latest Canon technology to document her clients in the most authentic way possible. Lissarie Photography has been in operation for over six years and maintains a large selection of past photo session images on her website for clients looking to visualize the type of portraits she creates. Mellissa provides editing services for all her clients, as well as hard copy reproductions. Interested customers can contact the studio by phone to receive a pricing consultation or book a session.

Laguna Hills, CA 92654


Little Love Studios

Erika owns and operates Little Love Studios and loved photography for the majority of her life. She became especially interested in maternity and family photography after having her children and deciding there was nothing quite as unique as children and families. She enjoys forming friendships with her customers and encourages their creative input during picture sessions. Former and recurring customers recommend the services of Little Love Studios because of the chief photographer’s creativity, passion for the industry, the overall quality of portraiture, dedication to her customers, and her ability to capture people’s personalities on film. The company works with people in Rancho Mission Viejo and the surrounding region.

Lake Forest, CA 92630


Meghan Owens Photography

With a studio location in Orange County, California, Meghan Owens Photography is a professional photography company that serves clients throughout the wider Southern California metropolitan area. The company is an award-winning fine art photographer and specializes in the photographing of newborns. Additional services provided by Meghan Owens Photography include baby and child photography sessions, maternity photo shoots, and family portraiture. The company has a social media presence on such platforms as Facebook and Pinterest and can be contacted for booking purposes by phone or through the company's official website. Meghan Owens Photography is a member of the National Association of Professional Child Photographers.

Ladera Ranch, CA 92694


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