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Best Newborn Photographers in Memphis, TN

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Our goal is to connect people with the best local professionals. We scored Memphis 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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Collierville, TN 38017

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5.0 (5)

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Erin Dahl Photography is a natural light studio in Collierville specializing newborn, maternity, family, engagement, wedding, and high school senior photography. Newborn sessions start at $198 and are held at either the customer’s home or in the studio, which houses props, accessories, and backdrops. The photographer holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography from Brigham Young University.

Cordova, TN 38016

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Calli Smith Photography in Cordova is a natural light photographer and specializes in newborns, weddings, high school seniors, family, events, and child photography. They offer mini sessions beginning at $199 and Newborn sessions at $349.

Collierville, TN 38017

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5.0 (33)
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5.0 (3)

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Kellie has been photographing newborns since 2012. She specializes in classic portraiture with minimal props. Here sessions are done in her studio which is very clean and safe. All sessions include digital files. Sessions are $400 and can be tailored to fit any budget. Contact her via email: kellie@kellieconlonphotogrpahy.com.

Arlington, TN 38002

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4.9 (42)

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Karen Waits Photography specializes in children, family, maternity, and newborn photography in Arlington. The photographer trained in portraits with a master photographer. Karen Waits charges $450 for a newborn session, and the sessions are scheduled mid-morning.

Memphis, TN 38111

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Kyle Kelley Photography has a lifestyle photojournalistic approach to photography. Kyle Kelly specializes in maternity, family, and newborn photography in Memphis and offers "Fresh 48" and "Birth Stories" packages. The photographer is a member of The Bump Society and the International Association of Professional Bump Photographers. Kyle Kelly has over three years of experience, and a newborn session starts at $550.

Memphis, TN 38107

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Paulin Photography specializes in newborn, maternity, children, and family photography. A newborn session costs $320, and the photographer recommends scheduling the photoshoots well in advance. Newborn sessions are held at the studio in Memphis and last up to four hours. The fees include a pre-consultation meeting and a photo shoot with parents and newborns.

Memphis, TN 38120

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5.0 (18)
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5.0 (1)

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Cindy B. Thymius Photography is a wedding and family photographer in Memphis. Cindy B. Thymius Photography 2003 and the portrait sitting fees are $120 plus taxes. The photographer will travel to customers, and the company's website includes customer’s positive feedback. The business have been published nationally and internationally. In 2017, it was voted “Best Photography Studio” in Collierville in the Independent Readers’ Choice survey. The Culture Trip named me Cindy as one of the 10 Up and Coming Contemporary Photographers for Memphis.

6881 Hawks Crossing Dr W, Olive Branch, MS 38654
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4.7 (93)
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5.0 (3)

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Angela Ammons Photography does newborn photo shoots for clients throughout the Memphis metro area. It offers a variety of session options to accommodate the scheduling needs of its clients and shoots both in studio and on location. Clients can choose from a collection of backdrops, costumes, and props to fulfill their creative desires. Besides newborns, Angela Ammons Photography also offers sessions for first birthdays and does maternity shoots. Clients receive photos following decisions made at a viewing and ordering appointment.

2021 South Germantown Road #2, Germantown, TN 38138

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5.0 (7)
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5.0 (1)

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Shannon Lenoir Photography in Germantown specializes in high school senior, family, and newborn photography, as well as commercial photography. With over ten years’ experience, Shannon’s work has been featured in local, regional, and national publications. Shannon offers clients a custom portrait experience and offers sessions in studio, on location or in client homes.

Memphis, TN 38138

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5.0 (3)

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With over 12 years of experience, Jen Howell is an expert photographer specializing in newborn, birth, family, kids, baby, and maternity photography in and around Memphis, TN. Jen photographs families on-location outdoors. Newborn sessions are held in her Germantown studio, where she has a large selection of props, blankets, and accessories for baby. Baby's First Year packages are available. Contact the studio for pricing and more information.

Collierville, TN 38017

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5.0 (116)
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5.0 (1)

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Allison Rodgers Photography in Collierville consists of a husband and wife team, and the studio opened in 2004. The photographer holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Photography from Delta State University and has served as teacher and mentor for the Professional Photographers of America association. The studio has been featured twice on ABC’s Extreme Makeover Home Edition. The studio provides maternity, newborn, family, and commercial photography. Customers must contact the studio for pricing and session information.

Memphis, TN 38122

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Christen Jones Photography is a team of photographers in Memphis specializing in family, wedding, engagement, bridal, and newborn photography. The photographers have 16 years of combined experience, and they have been featured in publications such as Style Me Pretty, Arkansas Bride, The Wedding Post, and Love Bird Productions, among others. Christen Jones Photography has also won awards such as Best of B&B, Editors’ Choice Awards, and more. Customers must contact the studio for information on sessions and pricing.

Compare our Top Newborn Photographers

NameExpertise RatingAddressPromotionsLearn more
Erin Dahl Photography
Collierville, TN 38017
Calli Smith Photography
Cordova, TN 38016
Kellie Conlon Photography
Collierville, TN 38017
Karen Waits Photograph
Arlington, TN 38002
Kyle Kelley Photography
Memphis, TN 38111
Paulin Photography
Memphis, TN 38107
Cindy B. Thymius Photography
Memphis, TN 38120
Angela Ammons Photography
6881 Hawks Crossing Dr W, Olive Branch, MS 38654
Shannon Lenoir Photography
2021 South Germantown Road #2, Germantown, TN 38138
Jen Howell Photography
Memphis, TN 38138
Allison Rodgers Photography
Collierville, TN 38017
Christen Jones Photography
Memphis, TN 38122

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.