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Best Newborn Photographers in St. Petersburg, FL

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Our goal is to connect people with the best local professionals. We scored St. Petersburg 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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Clearwater, FL 33761

Why choose this provider?

Baby Rock Photography is a Clearwater-based company that offers lifestyle photo sessions. They specialize in photo shoots for maternity, newborn, baby, and child portraits. The owner and photographer, Chanda Muise, was awarded the 2013 “Best Newborn Photographer” award by Best Newborn Photographers Association. Her work has also been featured on Prop Junkies. Baby Rock Photography has a 4.7-star rating on Facebook.

Saint Petersburg, FL 33702

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5.0 (3)
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5.0 (2)

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Kamila's Photography is a boutique portrait studio serving the metro St. Petersburg area. They specialize in custom fine art photography with a focus on maternity, newborn, baby, children, and family images. Sessions can take place in the studio, at an outdoor location, or at the client’s home. They also offer products such as birth announcement cards, barn wood frames, print boxes, canvas prints, and more. Customers can expect to receive full-service care, including an in-person pre-consultation, assistance with wardrobe ideas, and decorating assistance.

Sarasota, FL 34236

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Fanciful Photography is a portrait photography company serving the metro St. Petersburg area. They offer relaxed photo sessions for newborns, babies, children, and families. Sessions take place on location. The owner, Kimberly Svenson is a member of the Professional Photographers of America and an award-winning photographer with the National Association of Professional Child Photographers.

Clearwater, FL 33760

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Stacey Woods Photography is a lifestyle photography company serving the metro St. Petersburg area. They focus on capturing emotional images of parents and children. Images can be purchased in the form of books, canvas portraits, and digital negatives. The photographer’s work has been featured online, in local media, and in local art displays.

Tampa, FL 33629

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Shannon Renee Photography is a natural light photographer serving Tampa, Florida and surrounding areas. The owner and photographer, Shannon Renee, focuses on capturing images of children, families, maternity, newborns, and couples. Her work has been featured on Rock the Shot, Beyond the Wanderlust, Lemonade & Lenses, Photo Artistry, and more.

Sarasota, FL 34239

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4.6 (36)

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Cassie Leah Photography is a Sarasota-based photography studio. They specialize in providing fine art boutique style newborn, maternity, and baby portraits. The eco-conscious company uses sustainable, organic, and renewable materials to produce fine art products. Cassie Leah Photography is a 4.7-star rated business on Facebook. They receive compliments on their artistic style, the photographer’s professionalism, and the beautiful natural images they capture.

Saint Petersburg, FL 33703

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Moorman Photographics is a husband and wife team that provides photography services for the Tampa Bay area. They provide a range of services, including sessions for families, children, pets, newborns, and maternity. They also photograph architecture and produce images for commercial purposes. They are active members of professional photography associations and active members in their community.

Tampa, FL 33607

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4.7 (39)

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Baby Face Portraits is a photography company serving the metro St. Petersburg area. Their services include portraits of maternity, newborns, families, and baby-steps. They offer in-hospital and in-home photo sessions. The business has a 4.7-star rating on Facebook. Clients speak highly of the breathtaking images they received, the photo quality, and the professionalism of the staff.

Saint Petersburg, FL 33701

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5.0 (13)

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Kelly Nash Photography is a documentary family photographer serving the metro St. Petersburg area. They focus on family and children photography in a documentary style. They also offer sessions for engagements, births, birthdays, anniversaries, and other special moments. The image style is candid and organic.

Compare our Top Newborn Photographers

NameExpertise RatingAddressPromotionsLearn more
Baby Rock Photography
Clearwater, FL 33761
Kamila's Photography
Saint Petersburg, FL 33702
Fanciful Photography
Sarasota, FL 34236
Stacey Woods Photography
Clearwater, FL 33760
Shannon Renee Photography
Tampa, FL 33629
Cassie Leah Photography
Sarasota, FL 34239
Moorman Photographics
Saint Petersburg, FL 33703
Baby Face Portraits
Tampa, FL 33607
Kelly Nash Photography
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701

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.

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