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Best Newborn
Photographers in
Virginia Beach
2019

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 analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best newborn photographers in Virginia Beach, 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.

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Devon Shanor Photography

Devon Shanor Photography photographs newborns throughout Virginia Beach. Parents can read through details of the Baby's First Year Plan on the studio's website, and packages include Bump to Baby, Milestones, and The Full Year. The photographer and owner, Devon Shanor, prefers to see her clients as friends she has the honor of getting to know over time and seeks to capture their essence more perfectly with each photo shoot together. Additional photo services are available for high school seniors, love renewals, weddings, event photography, and other special occasions. Ms. Shanor also sits on the Board of Directors for Habesha Momma, which works with women and children in Ethiopia.

Virginia Beach, VA 23452

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DHM Photography

DHM Photography is a Virginia Beach newborn photo company. The studio specializes in newborns, children, maternity, and family portraits, and the fees for one session go towards the photographer's time and talent, the photo shoot at her home studio, and 40 to 50 custom edited images in a private online gallery. Access to the gallery lasts seven days during which time parents need to order their digital files, which come with a full print release. Newborns are typically photographed five to seven days after birth, and older babies fall within the milestone photo session category. DHM Photography is also available for pet portraits, high school seniors, and real estate.

Virginia Beach, VA 23464

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Dyan Witt Photography

Dyan Witt Photography brings almost 10 years of experience to Norfolk newborn shoots. The studio focuses on timeless, natural images and handles maternity portraits, birth photography, newborn photos, and family photography as well as Fresh 48, cake smash, and seasonal mini sessions. Newborn sessions take place within two weeks from birth in-studio or in the family's home, and siblings and parents can participate. Clients receive an unlimited photo session, over 30 custom-edited images, and an in-home ordering session as well. Photographer Dyan Witt is a member of the National Association of Professional Child Photographers, has photographed for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation children's charity, and has captured military homecomings as well.

Norfolk, VA 23508

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H.V.W. Photography

H.V.W. Photography has been photographing newborns in Hampton for over 10 years. Newborn shoots take place at the parents' home and last two hours, props and backdrops are provided, and clients receive all high-resolution images on a CD along with printing rights. A custom USB drive may also be reqeusted. The photographer has a background in fine art, and sessions are also available for pregnant moms, babies and toddlers, kids and families, boudoir, and weddings. H.V.W. Photography is a member of Wedding Photo USA, is listed on PhotoReviewHQ.com, and was a Winner for Best Local Photographer in Hampton Roads Magazine's Readers' Choice Awards three years in a row.

Hampton, VA 23661

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Jennifer A. Gronde Motherhood Photography

Jennifer A. Gronde Motherhood Photography takes photos of newborns in Virginia Beach. Newborn sessions are held at the photographer's in-home studio with plenty of light, simple props and backgrounds, and neutral colors paired with whites for timeless, classic images. Newborns should be seven to 12 days old at the time of their session, and parents will receive an in-person ordering appointment as well to purchase digital files, photo block wall art collages, gallery wrapped canvases, gift prints, keepsake print boxes, and signature albums. Additional services include photography for pregnant moms, birth, newborns, and family.

Virginia Beach, VA 23464

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Kait Marie Photography

Kait Marie Photography handles newborn photos in Norfolk. The full-service photography studio aims to help families capture those fleeting moments of a child's life and preserve them forever via beautiful wall art for their home. The newborn session fee includes a pre-shoot consultation to plan and customize the client's photo time, one to three hours of photography with parents and siblings if desired, and 25 to 50 hand-edited images that are shown at a Reveal & Ordering Appointment. Available products include wall art, image boxes, albums, and prints. The natural light photographer uses a combination of posed and candid shots, and interested parties can get an idea of her style via the portfolio on the studio's website.

Norfolk, VA 23507

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Kimberlin Gray Photography

Kimberlin Gray Photography has been photographing newborns in Virginia Beach since 2009. The group specializes in maternity, birth, and newborn photography and has handled newborn sessions for hundreds of families as well as photographed over 65 birth stories. Aside from the actual photo shoot, the studio offers digital files, prints, canvases, frames, albums, and specialty items for clients to enjoy their memories forever. The photographer has been featured in The Huffington Post and Baby Center, has been published in Posh Tots and Midwifery Today, and received an Honorable Mention in the 2012 International Association of Professional Birth Photographers annual contest. Mentoring, coaching, and workshops for other photographers are also available.

Virginia Beach, VA 23455

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Leigh Skaggs Photography

Leigh Skaggs Photography takes photos of newborns in the Norfolk area. The wedding and portrait photographer is dedicated to being there to capture life's most precious and real moments including when a new baby arrives, and parents can obtain full details for a newborn session by contacting the photographer directly. Additional services include photography for couples, engagements, and weddings, children and families, pets, high school seniors, military homecomings, and other events. Clients are encouraged to schedule a session well in advance as photographer Leigh Skaggs books up quickly, and Ms. Skaggs' work has been featured on Borrowed & Bleu, Fab You Bliss, I love Farm Weddings, and Tidewater and Tulle.

Norfolk, VA 23503

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Little Boy Blue Photography

Little Baby Blue Photography is a newborn photo studio in Virginia Beach. The photographer specializes in custom sessions at her studio and on-location for pregnant moms, newborns, babies, and families and hopes to create images that perfectly match a family's vision as well as their spirit in a natural, easy-going way. Newborn shoots can take several hours due to feedings and changes and should take place five to 14 days after birth. Little Baby Blue has plenty of props, accessories, headbands, and hats for use, and all details regarding wardrobe and style are discussed in a pre-session consult. Clients can also order products such as gift prints, wall prints, and a CD of high-resolution images.

Virginia Beach, VA 23455

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Micah Cummings Photography

Micah Cummings Photography is a Virginia Beach newborn photo studio backed by 15 years of professional experience. The studio has a reputation for its relaxed and fun approach in each session with a focus on natural and authentic images. Newborn sessions can be solo or as part of the Bellies and Babies package which comes with 25 custom birth announcements. Additional items such as custom coffee table books are also available. The photographer has a BA in Visual Arts with an emphasis in Photography and is well known for her series entitled “In His Shoes” featuring active duty military members and their children. Samples of all work can be viewed on Micah Cumming's website.

Virginia Beach, VA 23454

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R. Gregory Photography

R. Gregory Photography serves the Virginia Beach community with newborn photos.The studio always focuses on a balance of scenery, posing, lighting, and expression for optimal results and also wants to make sure people have fun during their shoot. The studio seeks to document all aspects of family life, and offers newborn sessions as well as maternity shoots, baby photographs, high school senior portraits, family sessions, and wedding photography. R. Gregory Photography provides a satisfaction guarantee on its work and also offers Photoshop classes. The owner is a Certified Professional Photographer via Professional Photographers of America and is a member of the Virginia Professional Photographers Association as well.

Virginia Beach, VA 23452

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Skylar Wyatt Photography

Skylar Wyatt Photography is a newborn photo studio in Chesapeake. The group employs a behind-the-scenes pro who has a degree in design and staging, owns an interior design company, and handles Skylar Watt's seasonal sets, and parents can take a look at past newborn sessions on the studio's website. Sessions for engagements, brides, weddings, maternity, babies, senior portraits, and family are also available. The company has been featured on Tidewater and Tulle and in Beauty & Lifestyle Mommy Magazine and has won both a WeddingWire Couples' Choice Award and a Best Of Readers' Choice Award from Coastal Virginia Magazine in 2016. The photographer is a member of Professional Photographers of America as well.

Chesapeake, VA 23322

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