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Lakeville Baby Photographers

Browse these baby photographers with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Lakeville.

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I Love Photography LLC
4.9
from 147 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 325 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Disa M.
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Elaine was fantastic, full of great ideas and we had a lot of fun during the shoot. I will definitely be going back for more pictures once our baby arrives :)

  • 8 years in business
  • 385 hires on Thumbtack
Anne M.
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Thank you for a great first time experience with professional pictures being taken of our baby! We look forward to see how the pictures turn out and also look forward to our next baby photo session down the road!

Dave Haas Photography
4.7
from 127 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 298 hires on Thumbtack
Chloe L.
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I had a delightful experience by hiring Dave for a portrait session Dave is friendly puntctual & really talented at what he does I have used a lot of photographers over the years & I have never met one as talented & passionate/artistic as Dave I always concidered myself to be un photo genic until my session with Dave. Dave does not rush hes friendly personality puts you right at ease & he takes the time & listens something which you can really see when you receive your photos they were even more perfect than I could ever of imagined all in all I had a really postive,fantastic experience I highly reccome Dave for any occasion/event.

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Mark Basel Photography
4.9
from 77 reviews
  • 95 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Joseph B.
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Words can't describe just how fantastic this man is to work with. One of the most genuine human beings I have ever had the pleasure of knowing, and one of the most talented photographers I have ever had the pleasure of working with. He was willing to experiment, he was willing to hear what I WANTED, and adjust to what is going to suit ME best. I have received countless compliments from the top agencies and casting directors in the area, and because the shots are so good it will be awhile before I change my headshot. The best part? When I do change my headshot, I'm going right back to MNTalent because I want the nicest looking shots in the area. I assure you, you aren't going to find a man with this kind of talent, care, and passion for his clients. Thank you Mark. Thank you so much.

Little Mac Design
4.9
from 68 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 99 hires on Thumbtack
Rita M.
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I have not actually used Little Mac Design yet. I actually bought this as a Christmas present for my daughter, son in law, and new baby. However , I will say to purchase this as a present was easy, Nicole was helpful, and easy to work with, and I have a great gift for them!

Excalibur Portraits
4.8
from 52 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 110 hires on Thumbtack
Karen M.
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Dan did an outstanding job with my real estate listing photos. I had a photographer cancel at the last minute and Dan called me immediately was not only able to keep the same exact day for the photo shoot, he sent me the photos within 12 hours of the shoot. The photos of the home are incredible and I will most definitely call Dan for my real estate photos in the future. I'm impressed!

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Nouvelle Design Studio
4.9
from 46 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 73 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Shelly S.
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Elle took photos of my daughter and me- some for fun, some for our Christmas cards. She came up with some great concepts for the shoots, and was exceptionally knowledgeable with lighting, posing, and providing general direction to get the best shots. She's very fun and easy to work with. My all-time favorite picture of myself came from one of our shoots! I have received countless compliments on the photographs, and am continuously impressed by the work she does!

CC Photo Arts
5.0
from 29 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 47 hires on Thumbtack
Fatme Y.
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I contacted Courtney for a family shoot. She recommended the perfect location for what I had envisioned. Because of weather and health reasons, I had to reschedule our session more than 4 times and Courtney was always very understanding and accommodating. She was awesome with my little kids, especially my 4 years old boy who wanted nothing to do with pictures! She saved the day and managed to make him have fun and give his cutest smile. After only a week, I received my photo gallery, which is very fast! Some time I had to wait a month with other photographers. Pictures are terrific! Highly recommend Courtney!

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Welcome Love Photography
4.9
from 26 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 48 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Suzanne S.
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She did a great job with our newborn photos! Was patient with our child.

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LoLo B Designs
5.0
from 25 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 62 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Charles K.
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We really enjoyed working with LoLo B Designs. They were responsive to our suggestions adding their professional advice as necessary.

Alanna Olson Photography
4.9
from 25 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
Michelle B.
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Wonderful photographer. Had great ideas for picture locations

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Noemi Photography
5.0
from 24 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Daniel F.
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Noemi was the perfect photographer for our family photos. She was responsive, punctual, and personable. She had great ideas for the photos and not only captured our posed shots, but took some candids along the way to really capture our family dynamic. She was patient with our three-year-old when he was ornery and matched our six-year-old enthusiasm. If you're looking for a great family photographer who will make sure to get the perfect shot, definitely hire Noemi.

Marla Olivia Photography
4.9
from 21 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
Elizabeth W.
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The photographs for our magazine are outstanding. Marla provided us nearly 150 files with close to a dozen settings from her shoot, so our options for publication were jaw-dropping. She communicated well with our designer throughout the process and has become one of our very favorite photographers. I am told that she was professional, pleasant and efficient at the shoot. I will hire Marla again, without a doubt, should the need arise.

  • 1 year in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Dylan A.
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Dann is the best photographer and digital artist I’ve ever had the opportunity to work with. His personality always brings the smiles and his ability to connect with the subject allows for genuine expressions captured. Extremely creative and the quality of his work is top notch. If you are having your photography done by Dann Kasallis Photography, rest assured you’ll have the best of the best. He’s a master of his craft.

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JMallon Photography
4.9
from 13 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mike K.
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John was a pleasure to work with. His quality of work is outstanding. He was on time and personable. He got his work done faster than I even expected. He is one of the best photographers I have ever worked with and I hope I have the chance to work with him again.

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Unknown Limits Photography
4.9
from 12 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Senthil K.
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Kent was our photographer for our son's first birthday party. We are so pleased his work. Also all our friends that came our party appreciated his work. I would strongly recommend him for your event.

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Boreal-Wealds-Photography
4.9
from 11 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Holly A.
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Great working with you Travis! Thank you for accommodating our last minute need for a photographer for our son's senior pictures!

JG Studios
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 20 years in business
Alyxandra W.
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James is amazing to work with. Not only is he an amazing photographer he does so much more than that when it comes to your shoot. He is very vocal and very good about giving direction in posing. He makes his own sets, and they are always incredible works of art. He is very professional and at the same time makes you feel very comfortable. Like you are an old friend and you guys are just hanging out. That is super important and I have worked with a lot of photographers who lack that aspect. He is always the first photographer I think of when I have a concept in mind that I want executed, because I know he will nail it. I highly recommend James to anyone and everyone.

BD Portraits Studio
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Shannon Holt
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I was very fortunate to have the privildge of being shot by BDs lens. Many photographers can claim they went to school or have some qualification, but BD really is a world class photographer! The photos he took of me were truly AMAZING and better than I ever thought possible! He is obsessed with lighting, has a true passion for his art, and these qualities and talents set him apart. He is far superior to other photographers.

Photo Affect Photography
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Lauren A.
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We hired Photo Affect for our newborn baby's photos. The pictures turned out better than I even hoped! The picture quality and editing were amazing! Especially for the price. Austin did a great setup in our own living room so we didn't have to take our little baby anywhere. He even brought some backup props we ended up using. He was very patient and professional even with trying to get good shots with a baby! I hope to do our updated family pictures with Photo Affect.

Grace Stillman photography
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Lindsey N.
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Grace is so talented. She is so passionate about her work and it shows in very which way possible. High quality photographer with a creative touch that leaves others very impressed and wanting more.

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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