Laurels

Best Newborn
Photographers
in Raleigh
2021

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. 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

AJS Photo Studio

AJS Photo Studio is run by Amber J. Sullivan, a licensed and insured newborn photographer serving customers in Southeast Raleigh. Typically earthy or rustic in theme, her newborn sessions are held at her Clayton studio, which has a nursing area, a changing table, and diapers and wipes for clients' use. She ensures that both the studio and its array of outfits, accessories, and props are cleaned with fragrance-free products that will not irritate infants. Sullivan is trained in newborn safety.

115 East 1st Street
Clayton, NC 27520

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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.

Raleigh, NC 27610

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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.

Durham, NC 27713

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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.

Apex, NC 27539

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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 NewbornMagazine.com and PhotographyMagazine.com.

Fuquay Varina, NC 27526

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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

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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

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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.

Cary, NC 27513

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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.

Raleigh, NC 27603

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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.

102 Chapelwood Way
Cary, NC 27518

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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

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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

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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

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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.

Raleigh, NC 27614

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Michelle McClafferty Photography

Michelle McClafferty Photography serves clients in the Raleigh, NC Triangle area specializing in newborn, baby, and child fine art photography. In addition to being a photographer, Michelle McClafferty is an experienced birth doula which led her to specialize in photographing newborns under two weeks old. Sessions are held in her studio in Cary, NC or on-location per client request.

Cary, NC 27518

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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.

Raleigh, NC 27613

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Nuria Bosque Photography

Nuria Bosque Photography is a photo studio serving the families and individuals of Raleigh and the surrounding areas. The studio offers sessions to take photos of newborn babies in the client's home. Its founder and photographer, Nuria Bosque, works to take real and candid photos of the baby and its family that shows the emotional connection between them. She also hosts portrait-style sessions to capture photos of pregnant mothers and entire families.

Holly springs, NC 27540

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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

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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.

Raleigh, NC 27604

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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

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T&T Photography

T&T Photography is a professional photography studio serving the Raleigh area. The photographer offers lifestyle newborn sessions in clients' homes within three weeks of the baby's birth. During the pre-shoot consultation, photographer Tonya offers hats, headbands, baskets, and wraps. To make the images more personal, she photographs newborns in the home and nursery. Clients have access to a password-protected online viewing gallery. T&T Photography also shoots baptisms and birthday parties.

405 Anchor Creek Way
Holly Springs, NC 27540

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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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