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Kelly Scky Organic Photography

44 High Street, Medford, MA 02155
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  • Family Portraits
  • Maternity

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Kelly Scky Organic Photography takes portraits of Boston residents. It conducts newborn photography sessions lasting for an hour or two, with separate packages available for individual and family portraits. High-resolution images are uploaded on secure sites for customers to choose from and download. Maternity, milestone baby, and cake smash sessions are also offered. Kelly Cianflone, the photographer, established the studio in 2004. Her team provides an alternative approach to traditional photography by utilizing organic props, products, and poses to convey authenticity and emotion.

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Bump 2 Baby Photography

2 Summer Street, Suite 28, Natick, MA 01760
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Bump 2 Baby Photography provides services across the Boston metro and the surrounding areas. Its newborn photography packages include prop setups, mini-family sessions, print releases, and setups on fur. It also has a three-hour session involving naked newborn posing flow. It allows clients and their families to see the edited images through a private online gallery. The studio was established in 2016 by a husband-and-wife duo, Prabhod and Vimi, who have experience in landscape photography and photoshop.

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Stephanie Ann Photography

Boston, MA
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Serving Boston, Stephanie Ann Photography has a studio in New Hampshire. It specializes in capturing newborn, motherhood, and milestone moments both in indoor or outdoor settings. Props, wraps, and outfits are provided for sessions. Focusing on safety during shoots, Stephanie Ann is certified in child and baby CPR and first aid. She is a qualified newborn photographer through APNPI. Her work has also been featured in various magazines such as Belly Baby, Shutter Up, and Brand Model.

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Betsy Hynes Photography

53 Plain St. Suite 2, Braintree, MA 02184
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Betsy Hynes Photography, LLC is photography studio that specializes in posed newborn photography serving Boston, the North Shore, the South Shore, and Cape Cod for nearly 10 years. Sessions take place at her studio in Braintree which is stocked with adorable props and accessories available for your session. Clients receive an exclusive newborn guide to help customize your session as well as a detailed product guide full of professional quality display pieces procured from some of the best vendors in the industry. She provides a high-end experience working with her clients to create heirloom pieces from your session that you will have for your lifetime. She also offers child, family, and senior high school portrait sessions in studio or on location.

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Chickey Little Photography

601 Washington Street, Norwood, MA 02062
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Chickey Little Photography is a luxury boutique studio that serves the residents of Boston and nearby areas. Chelsea Hickey, the photographer, offers in-home, on-location, and in-studio newborn and family photography sessions. Her services are focused on building relationships with clients by assisting them in the areas of custom session planning, personal styling, and wall art design. Chelsea also considers the unique features of clients' homes when installing wall art. Various display options are available, including albums, canvases, and art prints.

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Alternate Angles

Boston, MA 02132
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Alternate Angles is an expert in the industry, having worked professionally in the portrait industry for the past 26 years. Passionate Owner and photographer Laura Pineda specializes in newborns, babies, & family portraiture and has an office in Boston and a new boutique studio location in Norwood. She hand crafts the majority of her props and outfits, making your imagery gorgeous and unique. Alternate Angles is committed to delivering beautiful images and excellent customer service to its clientele and looks forward to serving you with a smile.

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5.0 / 5 (3)

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Anastasia Aranovich Photography

Sharon, MA 02067

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Anastasia Aranovich Photography uses a blend of traditional and contemporary candid photography. The photography studio includes a mix of black and white, natural color, and contemporary edits in post-production. The photographer's maternity package includes wardrobe and location discussion prior to the shoot, one hour of shooting, and an online gallery with fully edited photos within two weeks.

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Atwell Acres Photography

Wentworth, NH
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The Newborn Lady is a privately owned, full-service baby photography studio that services New Hampshire, New England, and Boston, MA areas. All sessions are styled by Megan Matula, the owner, using the studio's props or heirloom pieces that parents would like to incorporate. Digital images are uploaded to an online gallery for clients to download. Megan is a member of many professional organizations, including the National Association of Professional Child Photographers and the National Association of Neonatal Nurses.

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5.0 / 5 (62)
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5.0 / 5 (5)
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Beth Miga Photography

37 Fairfield Street, Boston, MA 02116
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  • Top newborn photographer
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Beth Miga Photography is a Boston-based photographer focused exclusively on maternity, newborn, and baby photography. Beth has been taking professional newborn photos since 2008. The studio's style is modern and refined, using minimal props and white backgrounds to create pure and timeless images. It is located in a historic brownstone building and offers a large selection of dresses for mothers and other items needed to photograph the baby. Sessions are available in the studio, at home, and outdoors.

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5.0 / 5 (22)

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Danielle Bustamante Photography

2 Windham Depot Rd, Derry, NH 03038
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  • Newborn
  • Props Available
  • Maternity
  • Family Portraits

Business Description

Danielle Bustamante Photography offers newborn photography services to clients in Boston and Southern NH. Danielle Bustamante holds newborn sessions in Derry NH, where she keeps an array of headbands, outfits, blankets, and baskets. Clients can choose between a just-baby session with minimal posing and a full three-hour session that can include siblings, parents, and even pets. A mom of three herself, Bustamante usually works in her studio on weekday mornings only, but occasionally holds photo sessions on afternoons or weekends.

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5.0 / 5 (1)

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Diana Sechrist Photography

Boston Ma, MA 2108
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Diana Sechrist Photography specializes in newborn portraiture and serves the Boston metro area. Photographer Diana Sechrist has been featured within several magazines and she helps clients to make their creative visions come true by providing props and set pieces while overseeing every detail of each shoot. Clients can choose from several product packages to find one that suits their unique needs. This studio also does maternity shoots and provides a one-of-a-kind pregnancy wardrobe selection because Diana Sechrist is the designer of the Eternal Wardrobe collection.

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H. MacLean Photography

31 Walnut Street, Maynard, MA 01754
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  • Family Portraits
  • Maternity

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H. MacLean Photography provides a high-end but comfortable, laid-back experience from initial inquiry to the final delivery of your images. Hannah's newborn sessions are relaxed and take place in the comfort of your own home. All clients receive access to Hannah's client closet and an exclusive newborn guide, designed to make your session stress-free. Using prompts and gentle guidance rather than stiff posing, Hannah takes a lifestyle approach to capture your family's genuine, intimate connection. She will work with you to create heirlooms so that you can relive this moment in time when the sound of little feet pitter-pattering down the hallway turns into the silence of an empty nest. Maternity and family services are also available.

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Jessica Lynch Photography, LLC

20 Myrtle street, Boston, MA 02114
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Jessica Lynch Photography, LLC is a Boston-based photographer specializing in maternity, newborn, and family shoots. Jessica has been featured in many publications and won several awards and strives to provide a full-service experience in her Beacon Hill studio. Jessica has been a top newborn photographer in her field for over 5 years. Jessica offers full high-end styling for all of her clients and is praised for her care, attention to detail, and ability to capture raw emotion.

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Kerry Callahan Photography

50 hosmer street, west boylston, MA 01583
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Kerry Callahan Photography provides newborn photography sessions for families in Boston and throughout its nearby areas. Photographer Kerry Callahan specializes in working with newborns and has vast experience in capturing photographs of younger children. Her classic style ensures that families are able to cherish their photographs for years to come. Sessions can be booked in-home or at an outdoor location. Kerry Callahan Photography also offers family sessions and first days packages.

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5.0 / 5 (22)
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5.0 / 5 (18)
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5.0 / 5 (1)

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Megan LaBella Photography

Rowley, MA
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  • Birth Photography

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Megan LaBella Photography is an on-location photo service provider that caters to clients throughout the Boston area, Metro West, and North Shore communities. Owner, Megan LaBella, provides in-home and outdoor lifestyle newborn photography sessions. She also offers maternity, motherhood, family, and couples photography services. From the initial consultation to the delivery of images, Megan guides clients throughout the entire process and helps create a comfortable and relaxing environment for emotive images. Megan LaBella Photography offers all-inclusive packages that include high-resolution digital images and printing options.

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Sarah Kae Photography

Harvard Rd, Stow, MA 01775
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  • Maternity
  • Family Portraits
  • Birth Photography

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Founded by a newborn photographer, Sarah Kae Photography is a studio serving clients in the Boston metro and surrounding areas. She captures timeless maternity, lifestyle newborn, and posed newborn sessions with custom props for infants. Clients can choose where to take their photographs, whether in-home photo sessions, on-location photo shoots, or studio sessions. Since 2011, Sarah has been a childbirth educator and has already assisted over 200 couples. Additionally, it is affiliated with the International Association of Professional Birth Photographers.

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Seed & Sage Photography

Berkley, MA 02779
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Seed & Sage Photography is a full-service photography company based in Berkley. It provides newborn and children portraiture services in the Boston metro and its surrounding areas. The company is owned by Stacia Chen, who got started with newborn and children’s photography after the birth of her first child. In addition to digital files, Stacia provides her clients with hand-edited printed photographs that they can keep as mementos. She also offers a range of other print products, albums, storage boxes, and wall art.

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Spector Photography

Beverly Farms, MA 01915
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Spector Photography is a Beverly Farms newborn photographer. Newborn shoots need to be scheduled before the baby's birth and are advised to take place about 7-12 days after birth. Spector Photography won the Boston Parents Paper Family Favorite Award in 2014 and 2015 and received highest honors at the 2010 Professional Photographers of America International Print Competition. The studio also specializes in maternity, family, and professional portraits and supports Horizons for Homeless Children through its work.

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Susie Boston Photography

1 Mt. Vernon St. Suite 206, Winchester, MA 01890
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Susie Boston Photography is a Boston-based photographer specializing in newborn, maternity, and family photography. Susie has been a top newborn photographer since 2009 and was named one of Boston’s Best Photographers for children and families by CBS Boston. Newborn and Maternity sessions are held in her studio in downtown Winchester. The newborn portrait session lasts about 3 hours and is held in the studio where clients have access to the studio's large supply of vintage props, backdrops, and accessories. Maternity sessions are about 2 hours, and clients have access to hair and makeup services as well as an extensive wardrobe closet.

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Willow Baby Studios

Arlington, MA 02474
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Willow Baby Studios offers child and family lifestyle photography in Boston, Massachusetts, specializing in newborn sessions. Owner Ceilidh (pronounced "K-lee"), a mother herself, has a BFA in photography from Mass College of Art. Newborn sessions are held in clients' homes, ideally taking place within the first two weeks of life. WBS accepts a limited number of clients per month and encourages booking ahead of time. Services include two Boutique Package options, Maternity-Newborn Inclusive, and First Year packages. WBS has been on Expertise's list many times and has received Most Awesome Family Photographer Boston 2013 and Boston Parent’s Paper Top 5 Photographers 2016.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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.

Where can you buy newborn photography props?

Common props such as hats, headbands, bows, blankets, wraps, baskets, bowls, and holiday items are accessible at most large retail stores and e-commerce sites. More unusual props — stork sacks, small prop instruments, hammocks, movie props, and superhero outfits — can be purchased on Amazon, Etsy, in craft stores, garage sales, and flea markets. Relatives, friends, co-workers, and neighbors are also likely sources. 

Can you have your newborn photo shoot at home?

In-home newborn photo shoots are common. Some photographers even prefer it. Parents and their babies are comfortable and more relaxed in a familiar setting. But the photographer may want to first check for sufficient light in the home to ensure professional results. It’s best to discuss these requests before hiring a newborn photographer.

How do I prepare as a photographer for a newborn photo shoot?

Let the parents know exactly what to expect. If you’re doing an in-home shoot, visit the home before the session to assess lighting and potential areas for the shoot. Eat beforehand and clear enough time on your schedule in case the session goes long. Use a checklist for supplies and pack your gear the night before. Wear comfortable clothing. And be open to inspiration.

What materials should a photographer bring to a shoot for a newborn?

A backup camera and lenses are a good idea. You should also download a white noise app or soothing music to use during the shoot. These distractions help drown out camera shutter sounds that can startle Baby. Pack props, pillows, and blankets, and a newborn posing beanbag is a popular option, as well. Don’t forget your camera stand and lights.

How do I prep clients for a newborn shoot?

Let them know what to expect before the shoot. Give them a handout or link to your website for helpful tips and information. You should have a page dedicated to this. When they arrive at your studio or you get to their home, take time to make sure everyone feels comfortable. Answer questions they may have before beginning the shoot.  

Should a photographer use flash for a newborn photo shoot?

In newborn photography, safety is paramount. While it's not likely to harm the infant's vision, pop-up flash photography is not recommended. Ambient lighting is usually a better option. You can use natural light, modulated indoor light, and white studio lights. If flash photography is necessary, use low light external flashes and bounce them off a wall or ceiling.

How could someone practice newborn photography without a baby?

Start by getting used to being around babies, holding them, and noticing how parents handle their newborns. Turn to friends and relatives with babies and watch videos of newborns. You’ll be far more comfortable when you photograph your newborn subjects. Studying, photography classes, and working as a photographer’s assistant or apprentice can also help prepare you.

What is a marketing idea for a newborn baby photography?

Newborn photographers have an extremely specific target audience. So, focus your marketing efforts on expectant parents in the places they frequent. Offline, consider advertising with businesses who have the same audience, like prenatal care providers, retailers who sell baby clothes and supplies, and publications that focus on pregnancy and babies. Create a website to spotlight your work, and use online marketing to attract traffic.

Where can a photographer learn about newborn safety prior to the shoot?

Turn to hospitals, prenatal clinics, and businesses that cater to expectant parents. They are likely to have many resources and references you can follow up on to learn about newborn safety.

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