Best Newborn
in Raleigh

Why These Newborn Photographers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Raleigh 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. 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.

Be True Baby

Be True Baby Photography is a studio located in Wake Forest that specializes in newborn, baby, and maternity portraits. Lead photographer Christy Johnson uses natural light and soft, minimalist props and describes her work as organic photography. Christy is dedicated to capturing authentic moments and clients praise her for her professional work and comforting personality.

Wake Forest, NC 27587


Becca Robinson Photography

Becca Robinson is a newborn and family photographer who serves Raleigh and the surrounding areas. Becca uses natural posing and is attentive to the comfort of her subjects. Previous clients are enthusiastic about their experience with Becca and appreciate her dedication to capturing the perfect photo.

Brittany Blake Photography

Newborn photographer Brittany Blake is passionate about documenting the delicate moments in a little one’s life. Based in the Raleigh-Durham area, Brittany offers studio and in-home sessions and has experience in hospital settings. Customers describe her photography as simple beauty, and her goal is to capture newborn photos that remain timeless and classic.

Hillsborough, NC 27278


G. Lin Photography

G. Lin Photography is a lifestyle photographer that offers newborn and maternity photography. Professional photographer Genevieve Fu conducts both in-home and outdoor sessions. She works to capture the emotions behind each photograph to create genuine and joyful images that provide a lifetime of memories. She specializes in capturing natural, candid moments rather than posed portraits. Ms. Fu is a member of the Professional Photographers of America and received the Best Photographer in Durham award from Durham Magazine.

Hanner Studios

Hanner Studios is a full-service photography studio that was founded in 2011 and specializes in newborn portraits. Owner Nicole Hanner is a licensed photographer and focuses on natural posing with a creative accent. In 2016, Hanner Studios opened a natural light studio in Apex. This new space includes a growing collection of antique props. Nicole cherishes the significance of newborn photography and runs safety tests on all props before use.

Heather Anne Photography

Heather Anne Photography has specialized in newborn photography in Raleigh for over five years. Owner Heather Finocchiaro holds in-studio sessions for newborns with a focus on capturing special, unique moments. Heather is a member of the International Association of Newborn Photographers, and her work has been featured on and

Fuquay Varina, NC 27526


Heather Lauffer Photography

Heather Lauffer is a Raleigh-based photographer who offers in-home newborn photography and child portraits. Heather’s photography emphasizes a family atmosphere, and she seeks to capture genuine moments between loved ones. Newborn sessions take place in the comfort of the client’s home, and Heather personally supplies all props. Clients can expect to receive a combination of natural poses and lifestyle images.

Wake Forest, NC 27587


Hilary Manzone Photography, LLC.

Hilary Manzone Photography LLC specializes in family photography, including newborn and first-year milestone pictures. Professional photographer Hilary Manzone works with parents to capture natural images that provide a lifetime of memories. She offers in-studio and at-home newborn photograph sessions that range from one to three hours. Her studio includes a variety of newborn props, backdrops, tiebacks, and wraps, many of which she can bring to at-home photo shoots. Each session includes a 20 to 50 proof gallery set.

Holly Springs, NC 27540


Inspirational Photography

Inspirational Photography provides newborn portrait sessions in the Raleigh area. Expectant mothers book a due date with the studio that's confirmed once the baby's born. A firm date is arranged for the session to occur in the family's home between six and 17 days from the birth. Inspirational Photography manages prepping the home and arranges the wardrobe and style details. A variety of packages are available to accommodate the clients' needs.

Kristi Kruse Photography

Raleigh-based photographer Kristi Kruse specializes in newborn photography. Kristi is honored to play a part in tender family moments and personalizes each session to fit the client. Kristi is trained in newborn photography and is dedicated to the safety of the babies and the quality of the photographs. She offers newborn and portrait sessions, as well as 30-minute mini sessions.

Laura Karoline Photography

Laura Karoline Photography provides newborn photography services to clients in the Raleigh metro area. This company offers various packages that clients can decide upon based on the type and scale of their needs. It conducts the majority of newborn session in-house using a sanitary studio space with adjustable lighting and set design elements. Clients also receive access to props and costumes that they can use on their baby. Laura Karoline Photography does maternity and family photo shoots as well.

Lauren Garrison Photography

Lauren Garrison is a newborn photographer with 15 years of experience. Located in the Holly Springs area, Lauren focuses on posed newborn photography and hosts sessions at her in-home studio. She defines her photographic style as simple and uses natural light when possible. Lauren is committed to capturing the best photograph and continuously attends many workshops to continue furthering her knowledge and skills.

Holly Springs, NC 27540


Linsley Schneider Photography

Linsley Schneider Photography provides newborn, expectant mother, and family portraits in the Raleigh area. Ms. Schneider creates authentic images with an emphasis on safety during newborn poses. The studio offers a wide range of packages from a 30-minute sessions to covering an infant's first year, including a cake smash. The photographer's focus is to create an intimate moment that expresses an emotional connection between family members. Sessions may be conducted outdoors, in the studio, or at the client's home.

Wake Forest, NC 27587


Megapixie Photography

Based in Chapel Hill, photographer Annemie began Megapixie Photography in 2006. Annemie specializes in newborn, child, and family portraits and aims to capture the unscripted moments between loved ones. Annemie photographs in natural settings and does most of her work on location. For newborn sessions, the client has the opportunity to pick a location where he or she feels most comfortable.

Chapel Hill, NC 27701


Melissa Berg Photography

Melissa Berg is a Raleigh-based photographer who specializes in custom newborn, baby, and maternity photography. Melissa began business in 2009, and all newborn photo shoots take place at her professional in-home studio. She is focused on delivering quality customer service, and previous clients commend the comforting experience they had while working with her. Melissa's work has been featured on Best of Newborn Photographers and Learn Shoot Inspire.

Raleigh, NC 27613


Melissa DeVoe Photography

Newborn photographer Melissa DeVoe offers a professional and relaxed photography experience to Raleigh and its surrounding areas. Melissa has years of experience in newborn photography and is comfortable creating memorable poses in a safe environment. Her professional studio is located in Wake Forest and includes a large selection of props. She also received her MBA in 2005, which provided her with the knowledge and skillset to run a successful photography business.

Michelle Gunton Photography

Photographer Michelle Gunton has nearly a decade of experience in newborn and wedding photography. Located in Raleigh, Michelle focuses on providing an enjoyable photography experience, and past reviews have noted her willingness to make her clients happy. Michelle’s photography style is photojournalistic, and she makes sure to capture the candid moments of relationships.

340 Thornwood Ln
Youngsville, NC 27596


Michelle Studios Photography

Michelle Studios is a licensed and insured provider of newborn photography in Raleigh that strives to capture infant moments and create family treasures from them. The owner and company namesake has been part of the vibrant industry for more than a decade, and she is a recipient of several awards and honors, including features in fine art magazines. The company operates out of a well-kept farm, and clients praise the safe and secure gardens set-up for outdoor shoots. Michelle Studios also takes expert images of older children, anticipating mothers, and entire families. Michelle Studios works with Stampede of Love and has access to small therapy horses to join photography sessions, such as Lightning, a Shetland pony who loves children.

Nicola Lane Photography

Nicola Lane is a Raleigh-based newborn, child, and maternity photographer. Nicola is trained in newborn posing and safety, and sessions take place at her in-home studio in Holly Springs. Nicola works to capture timeless photos, and clients are appreciative of her comforting approach to the baby and the family. Nicola Lane Photography is a licensed and insured LLC corporation.

Holly Springs, NC 27540


Nicole Faby Photography

Nicole Faby has been a newborn photographer in the Raleigh area for nearly a decade. For family, child, and newborn portraits, Nicole travels up to 15 miles for shoots and works on location outside or in the client’s home. She also has a home studio, and high-resolution, edited images are electronically delivered via a personal gallery. Nicole treats her clients as friends and is dedicated to working hard for the best shot.

Rebecca Keller Photography

Based in Raleigh, Rebecca Keller is a family photographer who specializes in newborn portraits. Rebecca photographs in natural light and focuses on the fun, unscripted moments between family members. Rebecca’s work has been featured in a number of publications, including People Magazine. She is available for portrait sessions locally and will travel to the location of a client's choosing.

Raleigh, NC 27614


Red Bridge Photography

Red Bridge Photography is a nationally-published photography studio based in Raleigh. Head photographer Rebecca Faulk and associate photographer Annie Harrison specialize in wedding and newborn photography and have dedicated their time to discovering the best and most beautiful ways to capture the special moments in life. The studio is a member of The Wedding and Portrait Society and The International Association of Newborn Photographers.

Sally Salerno Photography

Sally Salerno Photography is a Raleigh-based studio that specializes in newborn portraits. Sally is an all-inclusive photographer, and sessions take place in a home studio where she personally supplies all props. Sally focuses on soft and simple portraits, and she was awarded the 2016 Photography Magazine Excellence Award for Newborns.

Holly Springs, NC 27539


Traci Huffman Photography

Photographer Traci Huffman offers newborn, wedding, and lifestyle portraits to Raleigh and the surrounding areas. Her newborn sessions take place in the client’s home, and she specializes in hospital birth photography. Previous customers appreciate Traci’s patience and willingness to capture the best shot. Traci hosts on-location sessions and is willing to travel.

Holly Springs, NC 27540


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