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Best Newborn Photographers in Jackson, MS

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Brandon, MS 39042 Rating

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4.8 (47)
5.0 (3)

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Brandon, Mississippi is home to Destiny Tillery Photography, which is a professional photography studio that serves clients in the greater Jackson metropolitan area. The specialty of Destiny Tillery Photography is newborn and maternity portraiture. Photo sessions can last between two and three hours and owner Destiny Tillery provides bonnets, hats, headbands, and wraps for babies to wear. In addition, clients are welcome to bring their own special heirlooms or props. The studio offers maternity gowns and accessories and sessions include presentations of between 20 and 35 images depending upon the kind of photography being performed. Previous clients praise Destiny Tillery Photography for its tender and gentle dealings with newborns as well as for the quality of its work and its attentiveness to clients' specific photography needs.

Brandon, MS 39047 Rating

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5.0 (6)

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Kristen Walters Photography is a professional photography business located in Brandon, Mississippi. With over 11 years of professional photography experience, Kristen Walters specializes in maternity portraiture, newborn photography, and photo-shoots with older babies. Sessions are held on weekday mornings and there is a minimum $300 print order per session. In addition to single, one-off photography sessions for newborns, Kristen Walters Photography also offers mini-sessions as well as milestone packages. These milestone packages include three photo sessions all within a baby's first year, documenting the important growth that occurs at six months and one year old. The business serves clients in the greater Jackson metropolitan area and its previous customers praise the high quality of Kristen Walters' editing services as well as her gentle, patient way with babies.

Terry, MS 39170 Rating

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4.9 (205)
5.0 (72)

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A specialist in newborn babies, Charlotte Stringer Photography is a photography business located in Terry, Mississippi that serves clients in the greater Jackson metropolitan area. Sessions are available from Tuesday to Saturday. Additionally, Charlotte Stringer also serves clients with wedding packages. Charlotte Stringer is affiliated with the Professional Photographers of America and hold sessions for newborns up to one year old. Previous clients praise Charlotte Stringer Photography for its ability to work with small children in a patient, understanding way. Clients also praise Charlotte Stringer Photography for the flexibility of its scheduling, the efficiency and speed of its photography sessions, and its laudable, dedicated customer service.

Madison, MS 39046 Rating

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4.8 (13)

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Located in Madison, Mississippi, J Caraway Photography is a professional photography business that focuses on kids, families, and newborns. Baby plans begin at younger than two weeks old as well as three more sessions (at 6 months, one year, and either 18 months or 2 years old, depending on clients' choice). This four-session plan starts at $350. Sessions include 60-90 minutes of photo-shooting as well as the professional editing and processing of all images. J Caraway Photography also provides clients with special print options, including items like gallery wrapped canvases, storyboards, holiday cards, invitations, and birth announcements. The photography business is routinely rated with full marks by its previous clients and offers to work with prospective clients on additional print items on request.

Compare our Top Newborn Photographers

NameExpertise RatingAddressPromotionsLearn more
Destiny Tillery Photography
Brandon, MS 39042
Kristen Walters Photography
Brandon, MS 39047
Charlotte Stringer Photography
Terry, MS 39170
J Caraway Photography
Madison, MS 39046


  • 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.