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Best Newborn Photographers in Los Angeles, CA

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Our goal is to connect people with the best local professionals. We scored Los Angeles 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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1010 S Robertson Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90035

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5.0 (174)
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5.0 (71)

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Ramina Magid Photography is a portrait photography business that specializes in newborn, family, and maternity photo shoots in the Los Angeles, California, area. Its studio is located in Beverly Hills and was first opened in 2015. For its maternity clients, it offers dress fittings, and it provides clothes, props, bonnets, hats, and backdrops for each newborn photo shoot. It entertains clients and holds sessions by appointment only. Newborn sessions are held in the morning.

4516 Palmero Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90065

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5.0 (59)
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5.0 (27)

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Ariel Cannon Photography provides newborn, maternity and family photography services to clients in the Los Angeles metropolitan area. Portrait sessions are available in client homes or in the company's studio. In addition to photography services, it also offers framed prints, canvasses, and heirloom albums, and all newborn sessions include high-resolution digital files. Photographer Ariel Cannon, is known for her simple and organic aesthetic photography. She holds memberships in several professional associations, including the Professional Photographers of America. She is certified in newborn safety by the Accredited Professional Newborn Photographers International.

  • Natural newborn photographer
  • Newborn Photography
  • Los Angeles newborn photographer

Lake Balboa, CA 91406

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5.0 (2)
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5.0 (1)

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Rhys McArthur Photography serves the Los Angeles metro area and provides comprehensive options for newborn photo sessions. It offers parents access to a comfortable and safe studio where they can participate in customized photo shoots of their newborns. Its sessions usually last between two and four hours and result in an set of edited high-definition images delivered to clients digitally. Baby milestone, toddler, and family photo shoot packages are offered here as well.

  • Milestone
  • Cake Smash
  • Newborn

Los Angeles, CA 90025

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5.0 (17)
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5.0 (14)

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Leila Mirza Photography is a maternity, newborn, and family photographer located in Los Angeles. Leila offers a variety of packages, capturing timeless portraits of her clients. She takes the time to understand her client’s vision for the ideal shoot and customizes each session using the props, backdrops, outfits, and accessories that are available in her studio. With over a decade of experience, Leila continues to remain passionate about creating images that clients will cherish forever.

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Alyssa Stefek Photography

Pasadena, CA 91101

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5.0 (17)

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Alyssa Stefek Photography is a newborn and family photographer based in Los Angeles. Alyssa first started photographing newborns at Huntington Memorial Hospital, and uses her experience working with infants and children to make every photography session fun. With her skills, passion, and expertise in photography, she aims to catch precious moments- from the tiny toothless grins of infants to big family hugs. Newborn sessions with Alyssa Stefek Photography take place in the comfort of clients' homes to ensure their safety and convenience.

Los Angeles, CA 90001

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4.7 (13)
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4.5 (8)
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5.0 (3)

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Little Plum Photography in Los Angeles focuses on providing photographs of births, newborns, and expecting mothers that appear true to life. The photographer is a DONA-certified, hypnobirthing doula, and she has experience with VBACs, cesarean birth, home birth, and birthing center birth. She sees the process of birth as a profound and sacred journey and desires to frame the process as a narrative in her photography. She prefers to use natural light and offers black and white photos, and she can serve as a doula upon request, as she has over 12 years of experience as a doula. Customers appreciate the support they have received under stressful but joyful circumstances and remark at the photographer-doula's passionate nature.

Valencia, CA 91355

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5.0 (7)
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5.0 (1)

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Just Maggie Photography is a Valencia newborn photographer. Clients can opt for a newborn package only, newborn and maternity session, or the entire first year of a baby's life with photo shoots at various milestones. The photographer's fee includes a pre-shoot consultation, maternity outfit from the company's wardrobe, newborn accessories and props, portrait session at the chosen location, and an appointment to order desired portraits.

Los Angeles, CA 91601

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5.0 (37)

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Jennifer Koochof Photography is a Los Angeles newborn photographer. The team was voted Best of 2013 by L.A. Parent, and the team also shoots maternity sessions, custom child photos, first birthdays, and cake smash portraits. Clients can order final prints as custom-made invitations, baby books, collages, and baby announcements. Photographer Jennifer Koochof is member of the Professional Photographers of America and of Wedding & Portrait Photographers International.

Whittier, CA 90604

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5.0 (105)
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5.0 (14)
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5.0 (1)

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Nicolenjoli Photography is a newborn photography business in Whittier that also serves families in Los Angeles and the surrounding areas. Its owner and photographer conducts a two- to three-and-a-half-hour in-studio newborn session for babies who are six to 14 days old. She uses natural light and provides props and accessories during sessions. Customers can also request to have their newborn's session done in their home for an additional travel fee. Nicolenjoli Photography also offers portrait sessions.

Arcadia, CA 91006

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5.0 (73)
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5.0 (1)

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Sachiko Studio is a newborn photographer located in Arcadia. Newborn sessions need to be booked by parents well ahead of the due date. Sachiko provides props, fabrics, blankets and hats for the in-home session and can travel outside a 40-mile radius from Arcadia for an additional fee. The team also shoots couples, and maternity. They also offer the flexibility of both in-home and in-studio newborn & family sessions The lead photographer has worked for Elle Magazine and Shopzilla.com, and her work has been seen in the Los Angeles Business Journal.

Thousand Oaks, CA 91360

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5.0 (8)

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Julie Campbell Photography has been photographing newborns in Thousand Oaks and the surrounding areas for almost 10 years. Photographer Julie Campbell is licensed and insured and is a member of the Professional Photographer's Association as well as the National Association of Child Photographers. The photographer has up-to-date immunizations to ensure newborn's and children's health during a session. Families will be asked a series of questions so the photographer can get to know you before a shoot, and clients are guaranteed at least 25 final photos from a session.

Huntington Beach, CA

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5.0 (18)
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5.0 (10)
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5.0 (1)

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Neide B. Photography is a Huntington Beach-based studio serving residents of Los Angeles. It provides newborn photography services, capturing precious moments during the early days of a baby's life and creating memories for families. Neide, the photographer, has been in the industry for more than five years. In addition to newborn photography, she offers family and maternity photography session packages that include a client's choice of location, whether in the mountains, beaches, or the comfort of their homes.

  • Maternity
  • Newborn
  • Family

South Pasadena, CA 91030

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5.0 (1)
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5.0 (1)
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5.0 (1)

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Lauren Guilford Photography is a South Pasadena newborn photographer focusing on the stories of birth and family life. Expecting couples are asked to plan a newborn photo session before the delivery date and those requesting birth story sessions need to meet the photographer in person before the shoot. Photographer Lauren Guilford is also a birth doula.

Encino, CA 91316

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5.0 (112)
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4.9 (27)

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Love Me Silly Studio is an Encino newborn photographer. Love Me Silly has all their own props, blankets, and baskets to use for the shoot. Family members are encouraged to be in the photos, especially moms and dads, and the photographer gives recommendations for clothing and makeup for best results. Other suggestions for preparing the baby for the shoot can be found on the company's website. Favorite final shots are chosen a for full retouching by parents from an online gallery.

1540 W Glenoaks Blvd, Glendale, CA 91201

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5.0 (79)
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4.9 (34)

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Ani Portraits is a fine art maternity photography, baby, family, and newborn photography studio that caters to those in Los Angeles and the surrounding areas. It is run by Ani Tsatourian, an international celebrity portrait photographer. Ani specializes in newborn photography, maternity portraits, children and baby photography, and family portraits. Ani is ranked as one of the best newborn photographers in Los Angeles. She offers in-studio, on-location, and in-home photography sessions.

Glendora, CA 91741

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5.0 (9)

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Gaby Chung Photography is a Glendora-based studio specializing in pictures of newborns, families, and children. The photographer, Gaby Chung, is the recipient of multiple awards, including the Canon Par Excellence Award and the Four Merit Awards Photographic Open. She also won first place in the Children’s Portraits category at the Professional Photographers of America Western District print competition in 2016. Her photographic style includes the use of natural and artificial lighting.

9531 Columbus ave, North Hills, CA 91343

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5.0 (19)

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Tatevik K Photography is a business offering newborn photography services to clients in the Los Angeles area. Photographer Tatevik Kiledjian frequently travels throughout the San Fernando area capturing newborn portraits of infants ranging from five to 12 days old. Using studio and natural, she stages photos of newborns with accessories such as headbands, wraps, and floor mats. Ms. Kiledjian retouches photos and provides clients with a link to their private gallery of images.

South Pasadena, CA 91030

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5.0 (19)

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Patty Othon Photography is a photographer in Los Angeles that handles custom newborn photography, as well as maternity shoots and weddings. With her skills and artistry, Patty captures babies, mothers, and lovely couples in their candid and posed demeanors and creates tangible memories that last a lifetime. Sessions with Patty Othen Photography are comfortable and fun, and she makes subjects feel at ease and helps the joy of the moment show on their faces. Emotions are candidly expressed, captured, and cherished for generations to come.

Compare our Top Newborn Photographers

NameExpertise RatingAddressPromotionsLearn more
Ramina Magid Photography
1010 S Robertson Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90035
Ariel Cannon Photography
4516 Palmero Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90065
Rhys McArthur Photography
Lake Balboa, CA 91406
Leila Mirza Photography
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Alyssa Stefek Photography
Pasadena, CA 91101
Little Plum Photography
Los Angeles, CA 90001
Just Maggie Photography
Valencia, CA 91355
Jennifer Koochof Photography
Los Angeles, CA 91601
Nicolenjoli Photography
Whittier, CA 90604
Sachiko Studio
Arcadia, CA 91006
Julie Campbell Photography
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
Neide B. Photography
Huntington Beach, CA
Lauren Guilford Photography
South Pasadena, CA 91030
Love Me Silly Studio
Encino, CA 91316
ANI Portraits
1540 W Glenoaks Blvd, Glendale, CA 91201
Gaby Chung Photography
Glendora, CA 91741
Tatevik K Photography
9531 Columbus ave, North Hills, CA 91343
Patty Othon Photography
South Pasadena, CA 91030

FAQs

  • Introduction

    Newborn photographers have the skills and knowledge to create enchanting photographs while ensuring the baby’s safety. They’re comfortable holding newborns and setting up captivating poses with care. They understand what’s comfortable for the infant and how various positions will photograph. 

    Props and unusual poses are often a part of newborn photography. Some newborn photographers specialize in creating unique and fascinating photographs.

    However, those methods aren’t essential for capturing a beautiful, engaging photo of your baby. Simplicity, skill, and experience can work wonders. A discussion with potential baby photographers and a review of their portfolio can help new parents choose the newborn photographer that best meets their needs.
  • When is the best time to schedule my newborn session?

    Newborn photography session scheduling can be challenging. Parents have a very narrow window after the baby arrives to secure those time-sensitive photos. But babies don’t arrive on schedule. So, it’s best to find a newborn photographer well in advance of your due date. Be sure they're flexible and available in the weeks prior to and after that date.

  • How soon should you have your newborn photo shoot after birth?

    Newborns are easily identifiable by their size and the tight fetal position they had in the womb. But they don’t maintain those curly poses for long. So, it’s important to have their photo shoot a few days after birth. Try not to wait over two weeks post-childbirth if you want the brand-new infant image for your photos.

  • How long does a newborn shoot typically last?

    The length of a newborn shoot varies. But expect it to take at least two hours, possibly three to four hours. The infant’s comfort and safety are the priority. Little ones are unpredictable, and the photographer might need to wait until Baby has been lulled to sleep. Plus, the infant will probably need to be fed and changed during the shoot.

  • How much does newborn photography typically cost?

    On average, professional newborn photographers charge between $100 and $300 per hour, and the photo shoot can easily take up to four hours. Those fees should include the digital images. Parents will pay separately to have them printed. Other photographers charge flat fees per session or per number of photographs. Most of these services start at $100 or higher.

  • Why do you photograph babies between 5-14 days old?

     A productive photo shoot is difficult with newborns younger than five days. They’re hungry and restless, as they’re not yet familiar with being outside the womb. Wait about five to seven days when they’re on a somewhat reliable feeding schedule and sleepy and relaxed for longer periods of time. But waiting longer than two weeks risks losing that familiar newborn look.