Laurels
Best Newborn
Photographers in
Kansas City
2017

Why These Newborn Photographers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored newborn photographers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best newborn photographers in Kansas City, MO.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Allison Carenza Photography

The photographer behind Allison Carenza Photography has been taking photographs since she was eight years old. The Lees Summit photography studio, founded in 2009, captures photos and videos of its subjects, including newborns, babies, children, families, and high school seniors. Clients have praised Allison Carneza for her flexibility, care for her clients, and fun ideas for photos.

Lee's Summit, MO(816) 830-2127

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Aly Marie Photography

The photographer behind Aly Marie Photography takes her time posing and photographing newborns to ensure a quality product. The studio, based in Lees Summit, uses a whimsical and casual approach to photography. The photographer also shoots photos of babies and families. Clients have praised Aly Marie for her patience, kindness, and talent.

Lee's Summit, MO(816) 694-0371

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Captured Moments by Melissa

Captured Moments by Melissa specializes in newborn and maternity photos in the Kansas City area. The photo studio holds one-year cake smash sessions and milestone sessions held at four and eight months. The business is a member of NewbornPhotography.com and the International Association of Newborn Photographers, and is Approved by Photography Magazine.

Kansas City, MO(816) 878-3385

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Captures in Time Photography

Captures in Time Photography has been serving the Blue Springs area since 2007. The photo studio has a clean, simplistic style, two rooms, more than 50 backdrops, a variety of blankets and hats, and a private room for nursing and dressing. The photographer captures photos of newborns, babies with their parents, first-year milestones, toddlers, children, families, and expecting mothers. Clients have praised the photographer for her timely responses, patience with kids, and high-quality work.

Blue Springs, MO(816) 914-4793

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Crazy Bananas

Crazy Bananas has been serving families in the Kansas City area since 2004. The photography studio aims to capture the personalities of its subjects on camera by creating a simple, fun experience. The business photographs newborns as well as children, couples, pets, and editorial photos. Clients have praised the photographer for the natural, low-key sessions she creates and her talent behind the camera.

Overland Park, KS(816) 838-2519

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Faces You Love Photography

Faces You Love Photography has been serving families in the Kansas City area since 2011. The studio has plenty of comfortable seating, a changing table, wi-fi, a TV with a DVD player, props and accessories, and a light, airy environment. The photographer hosts DSLR classes that teach the basics of manual cameras. Clients have praised the photographer for her flexibility, natural ability with kids, and stunning work.

Kansas City, MO(913) 669-7318

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J. Klaasmeyer Photography & Design Studio

J. Klaasmeyer Photography & Design Studio has been serving the Paola area since 2000. The photography studio specializes in newborn portraits and has a variety of props and accessories to choose from. Julie Klaasmeyer teaches classes and workshops all over the country and has given programs for the Professional Photographers of America, Kodak, and Photovision. Her photographs have been seen in PPA Magazine, Rangefinder Magazine, and WHCC.

Paola, KS(913) 783-4610

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Jessica Bridgewater Photography

Jessica Bridgewater Photography takes photos of newborns as well as babies, children, families, and births. The photographer behind the Gardner studio will travel around the world for commercial and portrait work. The studio's add-on products include a variety of print sizes, digital collections, custom-printed announcements, mini accordion books, albums, canvas prints, and print wraps. Clients have praised the photographer for her friendly personality, flexibility, and quality photographs.

Gardner, KS(913) 735-4512

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Jessica Strom Photography

Jessica Strom Photography captures photos of newborns in the NICU with her Believe in Preemies project. The photographer's work has been seen in Professional Photographers Magazine, the Kansas City Star, NBC, and The Huffington Post. Jessica Strom also takes photos of children and families.

Shawnee, MO(913) 620-6295

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Lea Murphy Photography

The photographer behind Lea Murphy Photography has been practicing photography since she was a child. The Kansas City photo studio uses natural light to capture photos of newborns, babies, children, families, and high school seniors. The photographer's work has been featured by Black+White Photography and the Kansas City Society for Contemporary Photography.

Kansas City, MO(816) 333-9111

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Melissa McGee Photography

Melissa McGee Photography takes photos of newborns in at-home sessions or at the hospital within the first two days of delivery. The Kansas City studio has photographed more than 6,000 babies during its time in business, and the photographer's background in interior design ensures a nice setting. The photographer also takes photos of kids, families, and pets, and shoots photos for commercial projects. The business is a member of the Northeast Johnson County Chamber of Commerce, Leawood Chamber, HeARTS Speak, and Joy Session.

Kansas City, MO(816) 686-4696

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Melissa Rieke Photography

Melissa Rieke Photography has been serving the Kansas City area since 2009. The photography studio, based in Bonner Springs, specializes in newborn photography and also captures photos of children, families, and expecting mothers. The studio has a variety of props to choose from for its newborn and baby sessions. Clients have given positive feedback for the photographer's gentle care with newborns.

Bonner Springs, KS(913) 488-5125

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Moments & Memories Photography

Moments & Memories Photography has a variety of props and accessories for newborn sessions in its Independence studio. The business also photographs babies, kids, and families. Clients have praised the photographer for her thoughtful work and patience with kids.

Independence, MO(816) 796-9000

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Only.young.once

Only.young.once is a Kansas City photography studio that photographs newborns, babies, and kids. The business keeps its photo sessions fun and engaging to allow kids to be themselves in front of the camera. Clients have praised the photographer for her ability to capture kids' personalities and her friendly, professional personality.

Kansas City, MO(816) 507-8545

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Plank Photography

Plank Photography is a newborn and family portraiture and special event photography provider located in Gardner, Kansas and serving the greater Kansas City metro area. The company knows that babies are only new for a little while and endeavors to arrange touching portraits within the first few weeks of their birth. They also know that nothing is more important than family and aims to take quality family portraits that will capture memories in time forever. In addition to babies and families, Plank Photography also specializes in maternity photography and works one-on-one with expectant mothers to achieve glowing results. Samples of recent work and a blog covering past sessions are both available on their website.

Gardner, KS(913) 856-5950

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Sarah Dickerson Photography

Sarah Dickerson Photography has been serving the Kansas City area since 2009. The photography studio takes photos of newborns, babies, kids, families, high school seniors, and expecting mothers. The photographer also takes wedding and engagement photos. Her mini sessions are ideal for young kids and pets with short attention spans, and take place in 30-minute appointments at predetermined locations. Clients have given positive feedback for Sarah Dickerson's easy, comfortable shoots and talented work.

Kansas City, MO(816) 560-6412

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Sarah Maxey Photography

Sarah Maxey Photography takes newborn photos, birth photos, maternity photos, child photos, and family photos. The studio, based in Olathe, has a variety of products to choose from, including stretched canvas prints, storyboards, albums, mini accordion albums, and baby announcements. All Sarah Maxy Photography sessions include the full set of digital images with print release. Clients have given praise for Sarah Maxey's talent and fun, engaging personality.

Olathe, MO(816) 797-1704

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Swade Studios Photography

Swade Studios Photography is a photo studio based in Overland Park that specializes in newborn and baby photography. The photographer has been taking photos since she was 10 years old and formed the business in 2009. The studio also takes photos of families, high school seniors, expecting mothers, and engagements. The photographer is a member of the Professional Photographers Association.

Overland Park, KS(913) 553-8575

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Thrive Creative Studio

Thrive Creative Studio's comfortable studio creates a relaxed atmosphere for taking newborn photos. The Overland Park business' first-year package captures the milestones of the year, which includes high-resolution digital images or a keepsake. The studio also takes photos of babies, families, kids, and expecting mothers. Clients have praised the photographer for her beautiful pictures and good listening skills.

Overland Park, KS(913) 526-9991

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Trisha D. Photography

The photographer behind Trisha D. Photography has been practicing photography since she was in high school. The photo studio, based in Orrick, photographs newborns as well as kids, families, high school seniors, couples, maternity photos, and special events. Clients have praised the photographer for her talent and natural ability with kids.

Orrick, MO(816) 263-2539

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