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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 Richmond, VA.

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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.

11 Sixteen Photography

11 Sixteen Photography offers portrait photography services in the Richmond Metro area with maternity, newborn, baby, child, and family sessions. Many clients become returning customers, impressed by 11 Sixteen’s patient, trustworthy, and professional work. Sessions can be either outdoors or in the specially-designed studio with styling and props. Experienced in over 300 newborn sessions, 11 Sixteen has a unique understanding of baby safety and parent comfort.

Glen Allen, VA(804) 615-7784


Anne Weston Photography

Anne Weston Photography is a Richmond area photography business specializing in newborn portraits. Anne has been taking photos of newborns since 2011. Called the “Baby Whisperer,” she is known by clients for her patience, gentleness, and personal love for infants. She also provides maternity, first-year, and family photography.

Richmond, VA(804) 441-1881


Ashley Glasco Photography

Ashley Glasco Photography is a portrait and wedding photo studio available in the Richmond Metro area and for travel worldwide. Ashley’s passion for photography began with the birth of her daughter. Now the mother of two children, Ashley enjoys creating a fun, memorable, and personalized photography experience for her clients. Portrait sessions include consultation, client-chosen location, editing 30-40 images, and an online gallery for viewing photos before purchasing products.

Richmond, VA(804) 678-9632


Carmen Doherty Photography

Carmen Doherty is a newborn, child, and family photographer based in Richmond. Carmen’s photo studio focuses on capturing authentic emotion in every session. Carmen believes each person has a unique story to share. Sessions are creative, interactive, and high energy. Two-hour sessions with Carmen are $150, and photo packages start at $300.

Richmond, VA(813) 995-3180


Dimples and Cheeks Photography

Dimples and Cheeks Photography is a Richmond-based photo studio specializing in wedding, family, maternity, and newborn photography. Dimples and Cheeks has received the Couples’ Choice Award in 2016 from WeddingWire. Photographer Lindsey began studying photography under her father, who owned Evans Studio in Richmond. Her clients describe Dimples and Cheeks as professional, accommodating, and fun.

Mechanicsville, VA(804) 789-8778


Honeybee Photography

Chesterfield-based Honeybee Photography offers maternity and newborn photography services to parents in the great Richmond area. Honeybee conducts photography sessions at their comfortable, well-appointed studio, but the team is also willing to travel for lifestyle newborn sessions, to ensure the most convenience for new parents. Though Honeybee Photography specializes in maternity and newborn work, the studio also offers baby milestone sessions, cake smash photography, birthday shoots, holiday sessions with seasonal props, high school senior portraits, and family photography.

Chesterfield, VA(804) 402-5866


Jacki G. Photography

Jacki G. Photography in Richmond takes photos of expecting mothers, newborns, babies, and families. Jacki strives for a “pure, organic, and natural” style, using soft colors and natural fabrics. Previous clients highly recommend Jacki for her patient skill with children from birth to early childhood. Jacki is a certified birth doula available for photography of labor and delivery.

Henrico, VA(804) 475-3313


Jen Jacobowitz Photography

Jen Jacobowitz is a Richmond-area photographer specializing in newborn, child, and family portraits. She shoots in studio and on location with natural light. As a mother of two children, she understands the desire to capture precious moments, from maternity to senior year of high school. Jen Jacobowitz Photography offers individual session pricing as well as a variety of bundled packages for maternity, newborn, baby, and cake smash photos.

Glen Allen, VA(804) 439-2933


Katie Kraft Photography

Katie Kraft is a Richmond-based photographer specializing in every milestone of children’s development, from pregnancy to childhood. She began newborn portraiture with her first child. She is now the mother of three young girls and knows the value of capturing family memories to treasure forever. She describes her style as fresh, clean, and fun. Session fees start at $150. Print photos, wall portrait packages, and digital images are available for additional cost.

Midlothian, VA(804) 874-8045


L Nicole Photography

L Nicole Photography is a Midlothian photography studio that serves the Richmond Metro area with photo sessions for maternity, newborns, children, and families. The studio features maternity sessions for $200 and multiple newborn and baby session packages. Past clients highly recommend photographer Lauren Williamson for her professionalism, creativity, and skill with infants.

Chesterfield, VA(703) 596-9285


Little Loves Photography

Little Loves Photography specializes in maternity, newborn, child, and family portraits for the Richmond Metro. Inspired by the photographer’s two sons, Little Loves has served families with beautiful, professional-quality photos since 2009. A variety of upfront-priced photo packages is available. Each package includes session time, talent, full-resolution photos, and professional editing. Past clients describe Little Loves as professional, talented, and fun.

Richmond, VA(804) 564-3151


Maria Lapins Photography

Maria Lapins is a Richmond-area photographer known for custom family, birth, maternity, and newborn photography. Her timeless, elegant style makes use of natural light outdoors and lifestyle sessions indoors. She comes highly recommended by previous clients who describe Maria’s photography as artistic, comfortable, and meaningful.

Mechanicsville, VA(804) 399-3237


Megan Garrison Photography

Megan Garrison Photography in Richmond is a photo studio for weddings, newborns, and families. The studio features a baby photo plan that includes four sessions spaced from maternity to one-year-olds. Megan has two boys herself and enjoys getting to know her clients as friends.

Chester, VA(434) 382-9475


Meghan McSweeney Photography

Meghan McSweeney is a wedding and portrait photographer serving the Richmond Metro since 2002. Meghan graduated from Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara, California. She enjoys capturing memorable moments of life and continues to further her photography skills. Her work is featured in both local and national publications, including Oprah’s O Magazine, Style Me Pretty, and Virginia Living.

Richmond, VA(804) 647-9412


Melanie Berney Photography

Melanie Berney is a Midlothian lifestyle and sports photographer serving the greater Richmond area. Her photography style is candid, natural, and photo-journalistic. Along with lifestyle newborn sessions, Melanie also performs birth photography and in-hospital Fresh 48 sessions, which document a newborn’s first days of life. Past clients have given Melanie five-star reviews for her work.

Midlothian, VA(804) 502-9197



Nicoleinbold is a birth photographer in Richmond and the surrounding area. Nicole works to portray the intimate family relationships and authentic story of each new birth. Her past clients have been impressed by the beautiful moments she captured and her supportive, comforting approach.

Richmond, VA(240) 755-1871


nikki lea

Nikki Lea is a Chesterfield-based photographer with a focus on maternity, newborn, children, and family photos. She serves the Richmond Metro and travels throughout Virginia. She seeks to portray human connection and intimate relationships in photos that will be cherished by her clients for years. She is available for all kinds of birth photography as well as every stage of parenthood. Many of Nikki’s clients have returned again and again for photos with her natural, comfortable style.

Chesterfield, VA(804) 387-8947


Samantha Parks Portraiture

Samantha Parks Portraiture is a Chesterfield portrait studio focusing on maternity, newborn, baby, and birth photography for the Richmond area. Samantha’s photography style is artistic, natural, and modern. Clients have positively reviewed Samantha Parks Portraiture after returning for multiple photo shoots. In-studio and on-location portrait sessions include $150 in credit towards prints and products.

Chesterfield, VA(804) 537-0123


Sarah Kane Photography

Sarah Kane Photography is a newborn portrait studio serving the Richmond Metro area since 2011. Along with newborn, maternity, and family photography, Sarah Kane offers mini-session parties for groups of 5-8 families. The studio focuses on providing memorable experiences that are fun and relaxing for her clients. Sarah has developed patience and ease with children from 12 years of experience as a teacher for children with learning and behavioral disabilities. She commits to answering potential clients’ inquiries within 24 hours.

Midlothian, VA(804) 221-0540


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