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Newport Beach Newborn Photographers

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Desert Rose Photography
4.9
from 164 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 362 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jessica C.
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We hired Will to shoot two large group photos for a corporate training and deliver prints by the next business day and he completed the job seamlessly and professionally. He was easy to get in touch with and very reliable. I coordinated this training in 15 different markets with 15 different photographers, and Will was one of our favorites! I would recommend Will for any photography job in the area!

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Brad Zangwill Photography
4.8
from 133 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 283 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Melissa S.
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Brad was fantastic! When he arrived at our location, he quickly scanned the scenery, and within seconds was able to determine the most beautiful spots to shoot. He picked several places based on existing architecture, landscape and foliage. His vision was amazing! A true photographer. I was worried about all the people in the area, but he knew how to set up the shots so it looked like we were the only ones there. He was also able to direct us into poses that may have felt unnatural, but translate wonderfully to the finished photo. The results were beautiful! I'm always concerned about color and lighting - I see so many photographers get it wrong, but our photos are truly professional quality. If you want someone who strikes a nice balance between efficiency, artistry, and reasonable pricing (and who doesn't?) then I highly recommend Brad!

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  • 6 years in business
  • 275 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Patricia T.
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Ivan was my photographer for my maternity pictures. He did a phenomenal job! He took all of my example photos and really worked hard to get mine as close to them as possible. He brought a lot of camera equipment and material for lighting. I couldn't be happier with how the photos turned out. In all, he spent around 3 hours shooting. I never expected him to take so much time out of his day, but he was very dedicated and cared about the quality of the photos. Ivan truly went above and beyond. He had a great attitude and was easy to shoot with. I would recommend him to anyone!

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Nona_Photography
4.9
from 119 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 246 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Valerie A.
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Nona is hands down one of the best photographers our family has ever worked with! Very professional and extremely good at what she does. We had to reschedule d/t the bipolar Houston weather and she worked well (and FAST) to get everything done, EVEN had a few pics ready in less than 24hrs!! I only wish we could've gotten the remaining photos a little sooner as a small project I was working on was delayed (and so many were so good!). To be fair, she delivered on her original ETA AND photos were done just before the holidays, so we know she was very busy. I would absolutely recommend her to everyone I know, our pictures have gotten rave reviews from family and friends!

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John Glover Photography
5.0
from 91 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 144 hires on Thumbtack
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Marcelle G.
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I needed new work headshots and a family photo with my 3 dogs. This was my first time using Thumbtack and I received bids from 5 local photographers. I decided to to with John Glover because of the precision and great attention to detail I noticed in his sample photos. John's photos came out nothing short of amazing, he even captured all my dogs at attention at once. My headshots came out better than any headshots I've ever taken. Highly recommend using him.

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Danielle Penn Photography
5.0
from 82 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 156 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jason B.
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My family and I were vacationing in Newport from out of state and chose Danielle to capture our beach fun. I had never been to the area before and didn't know any photographers much less any good spots that would work well for family photographs. After exchanging some emails a few weeks before our arrival, we set a date and location for our photos. Danielle was prompt, professional, and chose an excellent location for the photos. Our session was no easy task because I have two small children, ages 5 and 2. Combine that with water and sand and you get a recipe for disaster, but Danielle was able to somehow capture great photographs of my family. I would definitely use her again in the future.

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Sheryl Bale Photography
4.9
from 76 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 131 hires on Thumbtack
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Margaret P.
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My family and I had a great experience with Sheryl. We had a huge family photo shoot due a very meaningful reunion- with a newborn, several Oct. birthday celebrants, and a family member that has been in remission with cancer for one year to the date. I was coming from out of state and I searched online for photographers. What caught my attention and what drew me to Sheryl was her great eye and great shots from her portfolio. The colors in her pictures were vivid and creative and wanted to have memorable family photo shoot. She was very professional, easy to contact and talk with. One family member has to be careful with large crowds due to health issues, and she worked well with the space we had. She was resourceful, efficient and accommodating. And she worked well with all the kids- which were 6 in total! Overall, I highly recommend Sheryl for her professionalism, her talent, and for her thoughtfulness.

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J. Concepts Productions
4.9
from 75 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 135 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Katelyn R.
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I would first like to say, I NEVER write reviews but Jami is so great I truly felt like taking the time to share this. If you're looking for an awesome professional photographer that will take amazing photos then Jami is your girl. Not only was she easy to work with, responsive, timely and all around just lovely to deal with - she took the most beautiful photos. She blends right in with the crowd as though she's one of your friends capturing special moments. I loved working with her so much, I've already hired her again for another event. This was my first time using Thumbtack and it was the best because of Jami. I wish I could give her 6 stars for everything.

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Kenny Goldberg Photography
5.0
from 66 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 79 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
John C.
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I've worked with several photographers over the years and Kenny is by far the best. His work product, expertise and overall responsiveness is excellent!

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Aloha | Dinocean Photography
5.0
from 64 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 71 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Veronica C.
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I am so pleased with my experience working with Dino. He was professional, helpful, and accommodating. Our maternity pictures were beautiful! I will definitely be using his service again.

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Trittonproductions.com
5.0
from 64 reviews
  • 72 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Gini A.
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I hired Jordan to photograph a baby shower. Our theme was a little less traditional, so we needed someone that could keep up with the movement through out the party and Jordan did a great job. We got some really great candid / action shots. We'll use his set up shots for marketing purposes, but his work was great, and we're happy to share them with the guests of honor. Jordan was super responsive and easy to work with. We'll absolutely call him for future events.

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Hugh Foster Photography
4.9
from 42 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 72 hires on Thumbtack
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Charlie G.
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Hugh is a great guy, a real pro photographer, easy to work with, and creative at a thumbtack competitive rate. I'm a Realtor and have worked with other photographers before. Set a time to meet and he even scouted the area beforehand for multiple locations ready to shoot; and spent a lot of time with us too. Offered a proof sheet, we picked out favorite photos, and he retouched the photos and delivered with a fast turnaround. Will use him again.

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Jess Young Photography
4.9
from 40 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Joanna P.
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Jessica exceed all expectations! She was our wedding photographer. Our wedding was a super casual, mid day beach wedding. She caught all the right moments and more. I will definitely be recommending her and requesting her service again!

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Mukaila: The Photographer
5.0
from 37 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 61 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Veronica G.
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Mukaila was very professional. He took lots of pictures of my baby's baptism and 1st birthday party. He did a great job!

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LILY LOVE PHOTO
4.9
from 33 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 57 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Zee A.
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Lily and her husband make a great team! My wife and I were very pleased and happy to have them as our photographers. They were very professional and were both so nice! They were always around to take pictures when we wanted them, but yet never in the way. We would both highly reccommend them!!!

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Amanda Clarke Fotos
5.0
from 27 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Carolina C.
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I've used her for almost every important event in my life, engagement pictures, newborn baby, Xmas cards. She is very reasonable in price and her pictures are great. Looking forward to using her again soon!!

  • 22 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Laura W.
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Ron was brilliant! I could have not asked for a better photographer to cover my boudoir shoot! He was absolutely phenomenal. Words could not really describe how happy I am of the outcome! I already booked another session in advance! His eye for detail is awesome! I was very comfortable and he did everything I had envisioned and even more! I highly recommend Ron to anyone needing any type of photography and especially any boudoir session! His studio is amazing! I can't wait for my next session! FYI: He will work with your schedule and always try his best to accommodate you!

Peter 3 Photography
4.8
from 18 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Rosalin D.
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he really engaged in the work he was doing with us the time he spent with us was great he was very friendly to work with even with our pet dog whom he got some photos of my daughter and my son with we are looking forward to doing other work with him

L Wayne Hancock Photography
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Mrs H.
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I would highly recommend his photography!! He took the best photos of my children and they are hanging everywhere in house! Best Photographer around!!

Thanh Trinh | Photography
4.9
from 14 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Vina N.
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Great experience with a beating maternity photo shoot outdoor. We’re very glad with Trinh’s professional work, and will definitely refer him to our friends and families

Ashley Aguillard Photography
4.9
from 12 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Asteria L.
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Ashley was wonderful to work with! We hired Ashley for our newborn photos and she's so flexible and understanding of our schedule as we're trying to tend to our little one. We LOVE the photos - Ashley was very skilled in working with babies! She definitely knows how to calm our baby down and put her in poses that are super cute! I highly recommend Ashley for your newborn photos!

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

Where is the best place to take baby pictures?

Baby pictures are among the most popular types of portrait photography, and most newborn photographers are well versed in the best places to take baby pictures in their local areas. Some newborn photographers will come to the hospital to shoot the baby within a day or two of birth, while others have set up their studios to accommodate the needs of infants. Some parents prefer to have the newborn photographer come to their home or travel to a favorite park or other outdoor location. Like any portrait photography, the best place to take baby pictures is the place you like best and that will yield the types of photos you want of your baby, whether that’s posed and carefully lit studio portraits or spontaneous, casual photos at home. Work with a local newborn photographer to find a safe, calm location with great lighting and some privacy for your family.

How much does baby photography cost?

Portrait photography provides parents with lasting images of the first whirlwind months of a newborn’s life. The cost varies based on several factors, including the length and location of the session, the number of photos provided, and the amount of editing and retouching the photographer does. The national average cost for baby photos is $150-$200. Some baby photographers charge by the number of photos provided, typically ranging from an average of $299 for 20 high-resolution edited photos, to an average of $399 for 35 photos, to $499 for all of the images taken in a single session. Props and location affect the cost, too; an elaborate studio shoot with props and professional lighting may increase the cost to $600-$700 for 20-50 photos. Adding a second location or asking the photographer to travel can add $70-$250 to the cost of the session. Photographers may also charge extra fees for providing additional photos and DVDs, scheduling weekend sessions, and shooting siblings. Expect to pay at least a $50 deposit when you book a portrait photography session.

When should you take newborn photos?

Few styles of portrait photography are as tricky as newborn photos — the unpredictable infant is always in charge! The best way to ensure a successful photo shoot is to work with a local newborn photographer within the first two weeks of the baby’s life. Some photographers even work with hospitals to offer newborn sessions within a day of the baby’s birth. But newborn photographers usually recommend scheduling a shoot during the baby’s first two weeks of life, while the baby is still sleepy and relatively cooperative, especially for posed or studio shots. During this time, babies are easier to swaddle in blankets and dress in hats or headbands, and, because they often nap or nurse, can be staged with various props or be cuddled by their parents. For casual photos, most newborn photographers recommend shooting within the first six weeks of a baby’s life. Lifestyle portrait photography is more flexible and doesn’t require the baby to cooperate with multiple poses or props.

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