Laurels

Best Newborn
Photographers in
Virginia Beach
2021

Why These Newborn Photographers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Virginia Beach Newborn Photographers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

Reviewed Curated Top Picks 158 98 10

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

Casandra Lorraine photography

Casandra Lorraine Photography is a maternity photographer in Fairfax, specializing in pregnancy, newborn, and family photoshoots. Opened in 2012, the mobile studio offers in-home photography services for intimate family shots complete with luxury albums and prints. Professional editing, high-resolution photos, and a private viewing gallery are available with every maternity and newborn package. Casandra Lorraine gives expectant mothers the option to choose a location. She also photographs milestones, events, and weddings.

Quantico, VA 22134

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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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Dreamy Baby Studios

No two photo sessions at Dreamy Baby Studios are alike. The Virginia Beach studio focuses on each newborn and family to create an experience and images that are completely unique to its clients. Professional photographer Saskia also captures images of the child's landmark first year, cake smashes, and siblings. Dreamy Baby Studios provides studio maternity portraits of the expectant mother as well as family photos taken at significant local sites. Saskia is a PPA photographer and has been published in three magazines, MAternity, Newborn, and Holiday Newborn. The studio won the Best at the Beach award in 2018.

2228 Virginia Beach Blvd Ste 102
Virginia Beach, VA 23454

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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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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 ---- 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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Photography by mj, LLC

In its Chesapeake Studio, Photography by mj LLC specializes in newborn portraiture for new parents throughout Hampton Roads. MJ is a mom of two with over a decade of experience producing creative images of newborns. Booking is advised during the second trimester, with sessions typically lasting 2-3 hours. MJ and her assistant arrange and manage every aspect, such as discussing suitable props, which the studio provides. Several display options are available, including canvas, metals, boxes, and digital prints.

927 Battlefield Blvd S Ste 550
Chesapeake, VA 23322

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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 Wyatt'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 and 2017. The photographer is a member of Professional Photographers of America as well.

Virginia Beach, VA 23457

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