Amy Kumpf Photography is located on Main Street in Clarence Hollow, New York, and serves the Buffalo area. Kumpf is self-taught and specializes in natural light photography, particularly high school senior portraits. She also offers newborn, 6 months, children, family, and maternity photo sessions, as well as first birthday "cake smash" sessions. Newborn sessions start at $350 for three hours of studio time and result in 15 full-color images, which can be converted to black and white.
Akron, NY(228) 380-1370
Belle Idée Photography is the studio of Kellie Szkatulski, who is based in Buffalo and provides photography services throughout Western New York. Kellie's style is whimsical, dramatic, and artistic, and she offers photo sessions in a variety of categories, including newborn, child, maternity, senior, and family portraits. Kellie's work has been featured in several magazines and blogs, and she has reached the finals of international photo competitions. Packages that include both a maternity and a newborn session are available starting at $599.
North Collins, NY(716) 353-0373
Elizabeth Lee Millen Images is the studio of Elizabeth Lee Millen, a Lockport-based Buffalo-area family and lifestyle photographer. A mother of three herself, Millen specializes in family and child portrait sessions. A portrait session with Elizabeth starts at $250, and Millen encourages clients to book sessions more than three months in advance to guarantee availability. Each session includes a pre-session meeting to pin down all the custom details for the particular client.
Lockport, NY(716) 393-9356
FCI Photography is the studio of husband and wife team Jeff and Snjezana Fisher, who have received numerous awards for their wedding photography work from outlets like The Knot and WeddingWire. The Fishers also offer maternity, newborn, and child portraiture sessions, in addition to several other categories that include business photography and boudoir shoots. The studio can also create "photofusion" videos, which combine animation with stills for a dynamic visual experience. Newborn sessions start at $225.
Orchard Park, NY(716) 677-2854
Gypsy's Corner Photography is a newborn, child, and family photography studio based in Williamsville and serving the Buffalo and Western New York area. Photographer Tamara has been taking pictures since she was seven years old. She founded the studio in 2012 and specializes in ethereal, fairy-tale-style images. The studio runs a referral program that allows clients to refer their friends in exchange for discounts on photo sessions for both them and the friends. Newborn sessions take place in the studio space in Williamsville.
Williamsville, NY(716) 570-9166
Ireland Mae Photography is a Buffalo-based photography studio specializing in newborn, child and family portraiture. Photographer Erin was inspired to start her own family photography studio after the birth of her first child and has lived in Buffalo since high school. She provides three- to four-hour, fully styled newborn portrait sessions in her home studio starting at $250 and resulting in 20 to 30 images. Erin's style for newborn photography is delicate and classic, attempting to capture the peaceful mood of a sleeping baby.
Buffalo, NY(716) 604-5318
Julie Souter Photography is a photography studio based in Buffalo that provides in-home and on-location photography services in Western New York. Souter specializes in newborn and child portraits, maternity photos, and "cake smash" sessions, in which a one-year-old baby gets to tear apart a first birthday cake on camera. Newborn photography sessions have to be done when the baby is four to 14 days old to make positioning easier, and in-home newborn sessions start at $500. Most clients schedule newborn photography sessions while they are still pregnant.
Kenmore, NY(716) 512-2988
Kelsey Gene Photography is based in Buffalo and provides on-site photography sessions throughout the Western New York region. Photographer Kelsey focuses on creating poignant, genuine emotional scenes between family members, writing in her bio that she prefers the authenticity of these images to the classic staged smiling family photo. She provides newborn, baby, maternity, and family photo sessions on location. Newborn photography sessions start at $175 and last up to 3 hours, with Kelsey providing all necessary props and accessories for the shoot.
Silver Creek, NY(716) 785-7413
Portrait Pretty Photography offers in-studio and on-location photography in the Western New York area. Located in the Southtowns of Buffalo, Portrait Pretty is the studio of Jennifer Lee, who has been a photographer for more than 26 years and specializes in newborn photography and senior portraits. Lee focuses on photographing people and families, and she was recently published in photography magazine Lemonade & Lenses. Several in-studio and in-home newborn photography packages are available.
Colden, NY(716) 348-8701
Rooted Love Photography is the studio of Cassandra Boryszak, a Florida native who recently moved to Buffalo. Cassandra has a classic, natural photography style and prefers to work with natural light. She offers senior, child, and family portraits starting at $250 for a one-hour session on location that results in 20 to 30 images. Cassandra's work has been featured on The Knot and in Mommy Magazine, among others.
Buffalo, NY(239) 292-7044
SH Portraits is owned and operated by photographer Samara Hutcheson, who specializes in newborn, baby, child and family photography. Hutcheson travels to clients' homes and scenic locations in the Buffalo area to provide on-site photography sessions, which she believes makes babies and children more comfortable and able to act more natural in photos. Newborn and family portrait sessions start at $800, and Hutcheson also offers "mini" maternity sessions for $150. Wedding and event photography is also available.
Buffalo, NY(716) 504-7635
Studio 901 is located in Lake View, about 17 miles south of Buffalo, and specializes in fine art newborn photography in the Western New York area. Photographer George Morlock focuses exclusively on capturing unique, artistic images of newborns, recommending that these sessions be scheduled before babies reach 10 days old to make it easier to photograph them. Newborn sessions start at $275 and last for three to five hours.
Buffalo, NY(908) 222-8900
StuStuStudio Web Design & Photography is based on Center Street in Lewiston and provides on-location photography services throughout the Buffalo area. The studio is owned and operated by husband and wife team Nicole and Mike, with Nicole taking the photos and Mike covering the web design and tech support end of the business. Categories of photography available include newborn, child, family, and art photography, which are all taken during daytime hours in settings with natural light, or in the case of newborn photography, in the client's own home. Newborn photography sessions start at $300 for three hours of work and a minimum of 20 final photos.
Lewiston, NY(716) 754-3324