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Best Newborn
Photographers in
San Diego
2020

Why These Newborn Photographers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored San Diego 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. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

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

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

ABL Photography

ABL Photography is a full-service studio that provides newborn photography services for residents in the greater San Diego area. The studio's newborn photographer consults with clients over wardrobe, posing, and lighting options before the photo session begins to deliver quality images. She also takes outdoor newborn pictures and accommodates clients seeking maternity photos. Additional services include creation of hand-painted portraits, elegant wall art, archive print boxes, museum-quality albums, wooden blocks, and canvases.

San Diego, CA 92129

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Andriana Dyakova Photography

Andriana Dyakova Photography captures newborn photos for parents in San Diego and throughout its surrounding areas. Newborn photography sessions take place in the client's home and can include props and clothing. Images are edited and retouched. Other services include maternity, family, and couple photos, as well as seasonal mini sessions. Photographer Andriana Dyakova stays up to date with changing trends in newborn photography and aims to create beautiful, high-quality images that parents can treasure for a lifetime.

San Diego, CA 92126

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Angela Beransky Photography

Angela Beransky Photography takes newborn photos for clients throughout the San Diego metro area. This studio favors a fine art aesthetic but provides flexible creative options. Sessions are conducted at an in-house studio with controlled lighting and available newborn props. Clients are given an appointed session to review final images and make purchasing decisions. Since pieces can be ordered as framed portraits, delivery and installation services are available. Angela Beransky Photography also does family portraiture.

7905 Silverton Ave Ste 109
San Diego, CA 92126

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Chrystal Cienfuegos Photography

Photographer Chrystal Cienfuegos of San Diego tells compelling stories through her birth, newborn, portrait, day in the life, and news and commercial photographs. Mothering three small children taught Chrystal parental love firsthand, and she feels compelled to capture the love of other parents in quality photographs that are to be cherished through the changing years. She also knows that parenthood means imperfection and documents those everyday moments as well. Additionally, Chrystal offers photography classes to parents and photographers.

San Diego, CA 92109

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Cosmic Frogs Photography

Cosmic Frogs Photography's award-winning Jeff Davidson of San Diego takes photographs of all kinds, from maternity through to the high school years, family, engagement, intimate, glamour, and boudoir. Davidson is a member and past president of the Professional Photographers of San Diego and a member of the Professional Photographers of America and California. He offers a military discount.

Cuddlebug Photography

Cuddlebug Photography does photo shoots of newborn babies for clients throughout the San Diego metro area. This studio allows parents to choose set elements and costumes for their newborn to wear. Sessions take place within an in-house studio specially prepared for the newborns. Parents have the choice of multiple packages that scale depending on the amount of final images and length of time desired for the session itself. Cuddlebug Photography does maternity and family photo shoots as well.

San Diego, CA 92131

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Little Sprout Photography

Little Sprout Photography offers artistic portraiture for newborns, babies, and children, in the San Diego and North County San Diego areas. Photographers Nicole Peacock and Susie Baxter begin by meeting with their clients at home to learn what type of portraits will best suit their children and to discuss the images they want. Portraits can be taken at the family home, a chosen location, or in the Little Sprout studio.

Encinitas, CA 92024

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Michelle Popp Photography

Michelle Popp owns and runs Michelle Popp Photography in the San Diego area. Michelle Popp Photography specializes in capturing magical connections and transforming them into fine art portraiture. Newborn sessions focus on neutral colors and soft light. A three hundred dollar fee covers the shoot, props, lighting, and consultation. Additional costs apply for prints and heirloom keepsakes. Michelle has been showcased on Motherhood Anthology, published in Beauty & Lifestyle Mommy Magazine, and holds a top rating on Yelp.

San Marcos, CA 92078

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Molly Hilton Photography

Molly at San Diego's Molly Hilton Photography specializes in newborn, child, and family photography. She likes best to capture newborns at home and especially in their first two weeks, but will take their photographs at any stage. Hilton takes child and family photos at the family's home or in parks or at beaches and believes in a fun, casual style for all of life's best captures. Photographs are available in a private online site one to two weeks after the session.

Olia Luis Photography

Olia Luis Photography is a San Diego, California-based business offering newborn, family and maternity photography sessions to clients throughout the metro area. Parents can opt either for stylized newborn photo sessions in a professional photo studio with all props and outfits provided or house calls to shoot more intimate lifestyle photographs. Olia Luis Photography is an Ambassador for Mamabump, a maternity gown rental service that allows Olia's expecting clients waive their rental fee and enjoy a free dress rental of their choice. Additionally Olia Luis Photography offers album design and canvas printing. Maternity and newborn combo package deals are available.

3421 Tripp Ct STE 3
San Diego, CA 92101

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Photography By L Rose

Established in 2014, Photography by L. Rose is located in San Diego, California, serving clients throughout San Diego County. The studio is owned and operated by a local mom, Laura Rose, who specializes in newborn, pregnancy, child, and family photography. Sessions are conducted in the studio or on location. Ms. Rose has a large supply of props and clothing suitable for the theme of each session, including maternity dresses, faux furs, wraps, and fabrics.

7905 Silverton Ave STE 109
San Diego, CA 92126

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Sarah Nail Photography

Sarah Nail Photography in San Diego features photographers Sarah and Zac who cover such diverse subjects and styles as maternity, newborn, portrait, military homecoming, underwater, nature, boudoir, property, and commercial. The locations are varied as well, resulting in unique and memorable results. Sarah has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Professional Photography, and Zac graduated with a degree in Film and Television Production and also devoted time to studying photography.

San Diego, CA 92110

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Sarah Tolson Photography

Sarah Tolson Photography has focused on maternity, baby, and family photography for well over ten years, and its specialty is newborn photography. Based in San Diego, photographer Tolson is happy to take colored photographs but secretly wishes her clients would all request black and white images in high contrast or soft matte. Tolson also creates short films documenting such events as engagements.

San Diego, CA 92071

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Sophie Crew Photography

Newborn photographer Sophie of San Diego's Sophie Crew Photography loves to tell the gentle story of a baby's life through her captures, and so she ensures her photography sessions are full of comfort and fun. Her packages offer digital images and a print release so that a lab for printing can be chosen. She has a link to a video which shows her and her baby clients in action and proves just how much she loves babies, and how she can turn photographs of them into works of art.

9730 Cuyamaca St., Suite C
Santee, CA 92071

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Stills by Hill Photography

Stills by Hill Photography in San Diego offers photography of the important stages of a child's inspiring development, from the journey's beginning at maternity through that first birthday and on to senior high school. Hillary advises clients on how to prepare for her sessions. Her degree in interior design from the Art Institute further helps her to help clients choose how to display their purchased photographs, whether it be on the walls, in frames or canvas wraps, in heirloom albums or in accordion-style wallet books.

El Cajon, CA 92020

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Studio Freyja

Located in La Mesa, California, Studio Freyja is a newborn and family photography firm offering in-studio and on-location sessions since 2014. It specializes in pregnancy, infant, baby and family pictures. Clients are provided access to maternity dresses, baby outfits and accessories, props, and backdrops. Printed images can be displayed on custom wall art displays, albums, and folio boxes, which the studio also offers. The company is an approved member of the Photography Association.

7484 University Avenue #340
La Mesa, CA 91942

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Sweet Me Photography

Sweet Me Photography specializes entirely in newborn sessions, and it brings the studio right to the door of young families across the country, including across all of San Diego County. This home delivery service including backdrop, lighting, props, and baby outfits is handy for tired mothers and keeps babies from exposure to germs. Clients rave about the easy and relaxed experiences they have had with their babies. Sweet Me prides itself on aiming for boutique-quality photographs at affordable rates, and sibling and other family members can be in the photographs at no added cost.

San Diego, CA 92130

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