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Best Newborn Photographers in St. Louis
2021

Why These Newborn Photographers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored St. Louis 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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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

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

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process

Sargent Photography FEATURED Expertise.com

Sargent Photography is a newborn photography studio that serves clients in and around St. Louis. The studio specializes in taking photos of newborn babies and one-year-olds, offering milestone photography sessions to its clients. Owner and studio photographer, Amber Sargent also accepts maternity and family photography sessions. Sargent Photography also offers various limited edition and specialty sessions, including holiday sessions, fruit bath sessions, expression sessions, sunflower sessions, and Valentine's Day sessions.

2651 Whitetail Lane
O'Fallon, MO 63368

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Aim with Mia FEATURED Expertise.com

Aim with Mia Photography is a photography business that is located in St. Louis. Its newborn photographer, Mia, photographs newborns within the first 21 days of life. She holds newborn sessions at the client's home or in-studio and usually takes two to three hours to accommodate set changes, feeding times, and clean-ups. The 2020 Two Bright Lights Editors' Choice Awards winner is a registered member of Accredited Professional Newborn Photographers International, keeping her up-to-date with the best practices in newborn photography, and a certified special education teacher. Aim with Mia Photography also specializes in maternity, couples, family, senior photography, and headshots and offers one-hour mini newborn sessions. 2020 Two Bright Lights Editors' Choice Awards Winner

1120 South 6th Street
St. Louis, MO 63104

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Conner James Photography Inc. FEATURED Expertise.com

Conner James Photography Inc. is passionate about capturing moments for families in St. Louis and the surrounding areas. Its owner, Christine Kelly, has been specializing in newborn and family portraiture for nine years. She offers sessions that can be held under natural light or in her studio that is stocked with a variety of props. Because she deals with newborns, she makes safety a number one priority by sanitizing before and after every session. Conner James Photography also works on engagement and senior photoshoots.

23 Ginger Ridge Ln
Glen Carbon, IL 62034

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Ashley Heppermann Photography

Ashley Heppermann Photography is a newborn, family, and lifestyle photographer working in St. Louis. Ashley designs sets and customizes props for each session that fuse your style and hers to create beautiful pieces of art. In her birth story package, she captures those first precious moments of life. In her newborn package, it's all about that curly baby, and her boudoir session reveals just a hint of sexiness.

St. Charles, MO 63304

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Carrie Carpunky Photography

Carrie Carpunky is a newborn, maternity, and family photographer based in Alton, Illinois, with over nine years of experience working with mothers throughout the St. Louis, Missouri, metro area. Her local studio is stocked with an assortment of props, including superhero costumes and doctor uniforms. She enjoys photographing entire families over the years to document their growth with high-quality prints. Carrie won the newborn contest organized by the International Newborn Photography awards.

5411 Godfrey Rd Suite F
Godfrey, IL 62035

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Cheryl Logan Photography

Cheryl Logan is a photographer who specializes in newborn photoshoots. She loves babies, and her goal is to capture their innocence and milestones in every photo she produces. Cheryl incorporates lots of exciting and vibrant imagery in her photos to celebrate the new addition to her clients' families. Aside from newborn photography, she also conducts fairytale sessions for kids, where they can dress up in their favorite characters and play around while Cheryl does her work.

505 Old State Highway North
Pevely, MO 63070

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Christine Nicole Hein Photography

Christine Nicole Hein Photography is a photography studio in St. Louis that focuses on capturing moments in the lives of newborns and families. The studio immortalizes the early lives and growth of newborn babies and offers sessions following the child throughout their first year of life, including their first birthday party and their cake smash. Founder Christine Hein is a certified photographer with Accredited Professional Newborn Photographers International and the American Association of Newborn Photography Safety.

715 Lakepointe Centre Drive
O'Fallon, IL 62269

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Emma Constance Photography

Emma Constance Photography is a newborn and family photographer in St. Louis. Jessica Glunt takes photos in your home or outdoors on location, specializing in natural light portraits. She designs your photos with her backdrops and props but welcomes family mementos.

St. Louis, MO 63105

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Firefly Universe Fine Portrait Photography

Firefly Universe Fine Portrait Photography, a lifestyle photography studio, operates in St. Louis but will travel anywhere else in the world to take photographs. Photographer Neshama uses her passion for beauty to catch the happiness in photos of newborns, children, high school seniors and B'nai Mitzvahs. Her goal is to capture those fleeting moments that showcase her subjects as they are. She is a member of Professional Photographers of America.

St. Louis, MO 63119

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Fresh Art Photography

Fresh Art Photography, based in St. Louis, has been in operation since 2007, capturing the precious everyday moments of families, newborns, and children to make them memories that will last forever. Fresh Art also offers styling services and props to enhance each photography session. Fresh Art Photography is on a mission to freeze every treasured moment, capture the distinctive light, and tell the unique story of each family with every photo shoot.

4366 Manchester Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63110

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Heather Mohr Photography

Heather Mohr Photography is a newborn, birth, and maternity photographer serving St. Louis, MO, Edwardsville, Il, and the surrounding area. She focuses on capturing the extraordinary moments of a new family through pregnancy, newborn, and family photos. Heather Mohr has been granted the designation as a Click Pro Contributor, and her work has been featured in Lemonade & Lenses, Tao Pan Magazine, In Beauty and Chaos, and Beyond the Wanderlust, among other publications.

St. Louis, MO 63104

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In The Little Photography

In The Little Photography is a newborn, child, maternity, family, and high school senior photographer. Cathy Sherwood has worked for more than five years in St. Louis. For the comfort and convenience of clients, Cathy will bring her studio to your home where the precious everyday moments happen. She considers newborn safety a top priority during photo sessions, so chooses safe and comfortable poses for infants. Full liability insurance covers her.

St. Louis, MO 63304

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In The Moment Photography, LLC

Established by Jill Shadden, In The Moment Photography, LLC is a photography studio that services St. Louis. It provides a variety of photography services, including newborn photography. The in-studio newborn session includes family and sibling shots, digital files, a hardcover book of prints, and the use of props and accessories. Shadden also allows in-home shoots under the family session packages. Aside from newborns, she also specializes in senior portraits, family photography, and babies and children photoshoots. In The Moment Photography has been in the business for more than 10 years.

412 Boone’s Lick Rd
St Charles, MO 63301

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JLYNN Photography

JLYNN Photography is a newborn, maternity, children, and family photographer in St Louis. Jessica Ramirez seeks to create timeless pieces of artwork by capturing beautiful life moments. She loves to catch those quirky, intimate family moments that become the most precious memories. She also takes high school senior portraits.

St Charles, MO 63303

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K Thaemert Photography

K Thaemert Photography has been taking photos in St. Charles for over ten years. Karen Thaemert specializes in working with newborns, children, high school seniors, and families to create photographic memories that stand the test of time. Karen is also ranked among the top real estate photographers in the mid-west, and is often asked to teach classes on the subject. She is a Certified Professional Photographer.

St. Charles, MO 63304

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Lee Barrow Photography

Lee Barrow Photography takes photos of newborns in St. Louis. The photography business also provides other photography services including children, engagement, family, maternity, and wedding photography. It offers photography services in packages like the newborn, milestone, and children packages that come with a print credit, and the family, maternity, and senior packages that come with print release. Its principal photographer, Lee Barrow, has been professionally taking photos for more than 10 years.

834 Berkshire Blvd
East Alton, IL 62024

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Meredith Struebing Photography

Meredith Struebing Photography is a newborn, maternity, lifestyle, family, couples, and senior photographer. Meredith offers free styling consultations. She works to capture each unique personality in her timeless photos. The photo shoot can be either outdoors or in her relaxed studio environment in historical Cottleville.

Cottleville, MO 63304

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Rachel Gierich Photography

Rachel Gierich Photography is an Edwardsville-based studio that serves the St. Louis area. One of the areas Gierich specializes in is newborn photography. She holds newborn sessions in her studio, using warm light and plain backdrops to highlight the posed newborn baby. Studio sessions are inclusive of props and wardrobe, with each shoot lasting for two to three hours. Gierich also takes portraits of newborns in hospitals within 48 hours of birth. She has been a photographer for almost a decade.

140-A N. Main Street
Edwardsville, IL, IL 62025

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Sherry Lane Photography

Sherry Lane Photography is a newborn, family, high school senior, and maternity photographer located in St. Louis. She feels honored to be invited to participate in each extraordinary moment she captures through the camera lens. Sherry also photographs special events such as engagements and bar mitzvahs.

St. Louis, MO 63303

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Shutterbug Photography by Michelle

Shutterbug Photography by Michelle is a newborn, children, maternity, family, and birth photographer working in the St. Louis area. Michelle focuses on capturing those special images of precious newborns or silly children as they play. She delivers photos of families, children, and newborns just being themselves in a relaxed and natural way.

Staunton, IL 62088

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Stephanie Cotta Photography

Stephanie Cotta Photography is an award-winning newborn and family photographer operating in St Louis. She travels nationwide for newborn and mentoring sessions. Stephanie is a Shoot Along Spotlight Featured Photographer. She has become an in-demand photographer since the release of her Newborn Posing Guide. She has also created Mastering the Art of Newborn Photography and Mastering the Art of Twin Newborn Photography, which is recognized as the preeminent comprehensive tutorial for natural light newborn photography.

Brentwood, MO 63144

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Stephanie Mueller Photography

Founded in 2014, Stephanie Mueller Photography is a boutique photo studio that's located in St. Louis. The studio, which is run by photographer Stephanie Mueller, specializes in newborn and maternity portraits. Ms. Mueller has extensive experience working with newborns and is focused on providing families with a safe, nurturing environment during their photo shoots. She has worked with more than 500 families to capture moments with their newborns and her work has been published several times.

St. Louis, MO 63021

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Sugarfoot Photography

Sugarfoot Photography focuses on photography throughout the first year of life, including maternity, "fresh 48" hospital shoots, newborn portraits, milestones, and first birthday "cake smash" sessions. The studio's main photographer has been taking photos professionally for more than a decade and started out as a wedding photographer before discovering that her passion lay in newborn portraiture.

Belleville, IL 62220

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Sunflower Life Photography

Sunflower Life Photography is an award-winning and published newborn photographer in St. Louis, Missouri. Maya has been designing custom photo session since 2007, specializing in posed studio newborn photography, and also offering maternity and family portraiture. She will take the photos at a location of your choice. Her goal is to capture an honest celebration of your family life.

Ballwin, MO 63304

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Tara Price Photography

Tara Price Photography, Little Ones serves the greater St. Louis area and Jefferson County as a newborn, child and maternity photographer. She began her career taking photos in hospitals, which provided her with the opportunity to handle safely and photograph over 200 newborns. She creates hand edited images, taken both in her studio space and outdoors. Tara gets creative with a color scheme, a backdrop, and even props. Since getting ready for a photo shoot can be a little stressful, Tara also has a hair and make-up artist available.

Festus, MO 63028

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Willow & Moss Photography

Willow & Moss Photography is a newborn, maternity and child photographer located in Edwardsville, Illinois, and serving the St. Louis area. It offers a variety of studio wardrobe options for maternity, newborn, and baby’s first year sessions. Both studio and natural light is used to create natural, dreamy, artistic images, and the company’s work has been seen in TAoPaN Magazine and the cover of Milky Way Newborn Posing Magazine.

103 East vandalia
Edwardsville, IL 62025

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