Laurels
Best Newborn
Photographers in
Cedar Rapids
2017

Why These Newborn Photographers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored newborn photographers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best newborn photographers in Cedar Rapids, IA.

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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.

Amy White Photography

Amy White Photography has been a Cedar Rapids newborn photo studio for almost 10 years. The photographer works on-location as well as from her in-home studio and by appointment only. Parents engage Amy White for fine art photos of their newborn, and an extensive gallery of past work can be found on the company's website. Interested parties need to contact Ms. White via an online form for further information and pricing and should be sure to note which exact session(s) they would like to book. Other services include maternity portraits, high school senior sessions, child and family photography, and holiday mini sessions, and additional galleries, as well as information, are available on Amy White's Facebook page.

Cedar Rapids, IA(319) 432-3072

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Cara Hocking Photography

Cara Hocking Photography has been taking photos of newborns in Solon since 2009. The studio specializes in newborn and baby photography and aims to capture those fleeting memories from the first few weeks of a baby's life to cherish forever. Parents can look through three different newborn packages on Cara Hocking's website with varying session times, number of digital images, family participation, and other services, and all packages include the use of props, hats, bows, and other items. Clients get to choose which shots they would like to submit for full editing and have full printing rights to the final images received. The studio also offers photo shoots for pregnant moms, baby and child photography, family photos, and senior portraits.

Solon, IA(319) 393-1941

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Joni Tyrrell Photo

Joni Tyrrell Photo is a North Liberty newborn photo studio. The natural light lifestyle photographer is guided in her work by a journalistic style and an aesthetic of "bright, simple, fresh, and timeless. Pregnant moms are encouraged to book their session as soon as they know their due date, and photo shoots should take place within four to 10 days after birth. Additional tips for preparing as well as info on what to expect during the session can be found on Joni Tyrrell's website along with a number of photos from past work. The fee includes two hours of photo time in the family's home with other family members if desired and includes the use of textiles and props. Fresh "48" sessions at the hospital are also available as well as maternity and high school senior sessions.

North Liberty, IA(319) 321-9291

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Lyndsey's Photo Co

Lyndsey's Photo Co handles newborn photography in Cedar Rapids. The studio prides itself on its custom photography experience with personalized touches, authentic images, and technically superior results. Newborn sessions take place in the family's home, can last in total around three hours, and include fully edited versions of high-resolution digital images with print release. A pre-session discussion will help customize the style of the shoot, and props and backdrops are provided, although parents can also bring in their own personal items. Fresh 48 sessions are also available as well as various Baby Bundle packages for capturing memories of a baby throughout his or her first year of life. Additional services include maternity portraits, milestone sessions, and family photos.

Cedar Rapids, IA(319) 241-3744

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New Creation Photography & Birth Photography

New Creation Photography takes photos of newborns in Shueyville. The PICten Newborn Package provides a two-hour in-studio session and 10 fully edited digital images with printing rights, and parents and siblings can participate in the session as well for an additional fee. Families can also opt for the EXPRESSions Newborn Package, which includes a one-hour shoot and five edited images, and extras include additional images, an all-images option, CDs, and NCPVIPdrives. New Creation Photography offers photo sessions for kids, family, and high school seniors as well, and the photographer is a member of Professional Photographers of America and the International Association of Professional Birth Photographers. She also volunteers with Cherished Portraits at the University of Iowa Children's Hospital as a photographer of babies and children who are terminally ill.

Shueyville, IA(319) 841-2071

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Nichole Kate Photography

Nichole Kate Photography offers newborn photo services in Cedar Rapids. Newborn sessions are held at the family's home five to 10 days after the baby's birth, and photos can also be taken outside if it is summertime. All details and other information pertaining to the session is mailed to the parents when a booking is made, and pricing can be reviewed on Nichole Kate Photography's website. Families can opt for the Baby's Milestones Package, which includes a Newborn Session, a Sittin' Pretty session at four to six months, a Standin' Tall session at seven to nine months, and a 12 Months photo shoot, and the studio also takes photos for cake smash, senior portraits, couples and engagements, babies, children, and family.

Cedar Rapids, IA(319) 560-0225

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Nicole Harnois Photography

Nicole Harnois Photography is a newborn photo studio serving the Cedar Rapids community. The photographer aims to preserve the love, light, and joy of a family via her art and is known for making photo shoots a fun and effortless experience. Session fees cover a pre-shoot consultation, the photographer's time and talent, styling assistance and wardrobe, props, and a personal viewing and ordering appointment. All digital images and other products are sold separately, and parents can consider a milestone package to document a baby's first year of life as well as a maternity and newborn combo option. Nicole Harnois Photography has been featured on Beyond the Wanderlust and also offers maternity, Fresh 48, milestone, senior, and family sessions. Family photography mentoring services are available as well.

Cedar Rapids, IA(319) 427-1269

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Tara Shae Photography

Tara Shae Photography offers newborn photo services in the Cedar Rapids area. The studio seeks to create timeless artwork of treasured moments and memories and specializes in newborn as well as baby photography. Interested parties can contact photographer Tara Behmer with inquiries regarding details and pricing on her newborn photo shoots, mommy and baby sessions, milestone sessions, and photographs of the whole family. The studio also offers seasonal photo opportunities such as with their Christmas Mini sessions, and Tara Shae Photography's website gallery, as well as photos on its Facebook page, gives a good glimpse of Ms. Behmer's style and work.

Cedar Rapids, IA(319) 560-3611

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Tru You Photography & Design

Tru You Photography & Design photographs newborns throughout Marion.Babies should be photographed between the age of five and 14 days, and sessions can take place in the photographer's home studio or a location selected by the family. Parents receive 20 to 25 images and can also opt for a Combo Maternity + Newborn Session. The group is known for its "dreamy, soulful, and vivid imagery" as well as personal assistance with wardrobe, style, photo selection, and any other concerns to help ensure a successful and fun photo session as well as beautifully preserved memories. The photographer is a member of Professional Photographers of America, handles photography for babies, seniors, teens, and full families, and has numerous photos of past work on Tru You's website for viewing.

Marion, IA(319) 377-7261

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Wild Photography

Wild Photography takes photos of newborns in Atkins. The group is known for its boutique approach with sessions customized for each newborn along with beautiful artwork to preserve every precious detail. The photographer asks for babies to be brought in between the age of six and 10 days old for the best photo results, and parents can find some helpful tips, requests, and recommendations for before and during the session. The fee for a shoot covers time and talent for the photos, studio props and baby outfits used during the session, image editing, an online gallery of 20 to 30 images, and the ordering of custom art prints. Parents and siblings can be included in newbon sessions as well, and additional services include maternity, child, family, and high school senior portraits.

Atkins, IA(319) 446-6100

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