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Mineola Newborn Photographers

Browse these newborn photographers with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Mineola.

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Mary Photography
4.9
from 238 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 363 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Vinny A.
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The entire experience with Mary was really great from start to finish. She was friendly, professional and most importantly, genuinely passionate about what she was doing. Mary was punctual and she was immediately polite, reassuring and excited. We took plenty of photos at City Hall, while walking to the subway, during the ride and then finally at Central Park with some great fall colours in the background. The pictures came out great and we loved talking to Mary and Ali, who were courteous and professional at all times. Mary was really generous with her pricing and took into account the fact that it was just my wife and I. Unlike a lot of quotes from other photographers, hers was one of the few that really reflected this fact. We highly recommend Mary.

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Maria A Vullo LLC
4.9
from 140 reviews
  • 31 years in business
  • 246 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Briana Z.
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Maria was amazing to work with! This is my first pregnancy and I wanted to memorialize it with maternity photos. I had posted that I was looking for a photographer and Maria responded quickly and was quick to answer any and all questions. Her responsiveness and professionalism made it an easy decision to make to hire her. Pregnancy has increased my anxiety levels and she was patient with all of my questions along the way as we neared the date of my shoot. I changed location on her several times trying to decide where I wanted it too and she showed up with a smile ready to go. Her guidance and ease while shooting was also much appreciated. Even my husband, who was not keen on doing this, had a great time. Best of all the photos came out so beautiful!! I cannot wait for her to come out for newborn photos. I definitely recommend Maria, the quality of her photography and pricing cannot be beat!

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Joe Jenkins Photography
5.0
from 128 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 214 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Carly S.
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Joe was extremely professional and responsive. I have worked with many photographers before and Joe was definitely the most "on-top-of-it"! Besides being easy to work with, the work product was amazing. Very clear and professional head shots. The subjects of his photos said he made them feel comfortable.

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  • 2 years in business
  • 148 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jun M.
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I ordered newborn photo. She was so kind and the photos were great! I am planning to ask her again. Thank you Cheyanna!

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STEVEN DUARTE PHOTOGRAPHY
4.9
from 97 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 136 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kristin K.
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Never had such authentic and beautiful photos taken of me as those taken by Steve. Ended up paying more to order additional photos, I loved them all so much and could not narrow down to just a few favorites. FYI I am 47 & terribly shy and awkward in front of a camera. Steve was extremely professional, patient and persistent and gave me great direction to get the shots. He has an intuitive instinct, high expectations for his work and the greatest integrity. So much so that at first, the pictures weren't "working" according to him, so he retreated and booked a studio where we got our amazing shots. Most photographers would not have spent the extra time, would have just ploughed through. Not Steve. Consider yourself lucky if you can book with Steve. My guess is he won't be available for thumbtack booking for long. THX Steven!! You are amazing!!!

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Marc Solomon Photography
5.0
from 83 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 130 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Malcolm D.
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Marc is one of the best, most professional photographers I had the pleasure of working with. A real class act.

K&R Photos
4.9
from 72 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 105 hires on Thumbtack
Pranav M.
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I asked Kevin and Rebecca to take some headshots for me and the results were amazing. They were super easy to work with and understood exactly what I wanted. I would definitely recommend them to anyone looking for photographers.

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Philmont Photography
4.9
from 60 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 88 hires on Thumbtack
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Ashley A.
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I loved every minute of my session with Philicia. I'm a tough critic when it comes to my pictures because I've taken pictures with a lot of photographers, but she was the best photographer I've ever had by far. Not only was she great at giving suggestions but she also combined both of our visions which seems to be really hard for photographers. It's either they don't give any direction at all or they overpower you with their suggestions, but Philicia did neither. She was the perfect balance. I didn't even know my pictures could come out so great! It was truly art. My portraits came out BEAUTIFULLY! My family loved them and I wouldn't shoot portraits with anyone else. She was simply wonderful and I can't wait to shoot again. My birthday's coming up and already we're thinking of great locations and outfits. I'm so excited to do more!

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  • 18 years in business
  • 89 hires on Thumbtack
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Morshed A.
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It was real pleasure to get the images from this company. Hassan is a brilliant photographer and the photos that he took for us in our wedding ceremony came out so vivid and beautiful that I couldn't believe; truly the photos were beyond my expectation. This kind of sincere work and dedication is very rare these days; I honestly recommend this company and Hassan to anyone who are looking for some talented and brilliant photographers for any occasion.

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Chris Waggoner Photography
4.9
from 55 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 78 hires on Thumbtack
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Nadja V.
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Chris did an excellent job, was super reliable and punctual. Can fully recommend him as event photographer!! The pictures look great.

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Alex Staniloff Photography
4.9
from 53 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 64 hires on Thumbtack
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Alfonso A.
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Alex is a professional photographer. Not only took very good photos, also was punctual, efficient the whole process and accommodated my last minute needs. Good job Alex.

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TheABview Photography
5.0
from 50 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 71 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Hannah C.
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Alena is wonderful and excellent in photography. Just did maternity photos and she sent me the link for the gallery in a timely manner, in very high quality. Couldn't ask for a better experience. Will likely end up doing all other photos (newborn, etc.) with Alena.

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Lena Di Photography
5.0
from 44 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 79 hires on Thumbtack
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Deb R.
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I hired Lena to take photos of my newborn baby girl and I absolutely love the results! Lena is not only very talented, she is extremely professional and fast. She used her artistic vision to help me to build a beautiful album that I will cherish for a lifetime.

  • 12 years in business
  • 121 hires on Thumbtack
Melissa R.
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I have worked with several photographers in the past but have decided to keep going back to Justin. I have done two photoshoots with Justin and was very pleased with the way both sets of pictures came out. He definitely has a good eye for photography - he sees the big picture but also pays attention to the details. He is also a great guy and easy to work with....flexible and responds quickly. I look forward to working with him again.

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Alison Kelly Photography
4.9
from 35 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Dev M.
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Great Photographer. We are repeat clients and we did newborn photos at the hospital. She was on time and very professional. The pictures are beautiful. The process was very smooth.

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Let's Dew Photography
4.9
from 33 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 43 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Olga N.
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Elvin is an outstanding photographer, truly empathic, professional, detail oriented and quick in response. Highly recommending for all kinds of events, private shoots and campaigns! Thank you so much!

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Tobia St Germain
4.8
from 32 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Luan B.
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It was a pleasure having Tobia as a photographer. The ease of doing business. She fit in and made everybody comfortable. The pictures were absolutely stunning.

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Raul Anyosa Photography
4.7
from 32 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
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Lorraine S.
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Raul captured the love and spirit of our wedding perfectly. Our photographs are breathtakingly beautiful. We highly recommend Raul to anyone looking for a wedding photographer.

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Natalia Wajda Photography
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
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Angelina K.
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We absolutely loved our entire experience with Natalia. She responded very quickly, and stayed in touch after we confirmed the booking, sending us suggestions for the locations, and inquiring about our ideas and themes for the shoot. Her communications before the meeting show her genuine interest in ensuring her clients get what they want and need out of the shoot. It was very easy to spend an hour with Natalia, while taking pictures. There were no awkward moments, and the setting for the photos happened very naturally. Natalia is also really great at giving you a quick sneak peek at the photos during the session, that way if you see that you loved the composition, but hate your face or pose in it, you can quickly re-do it. No later than 12hrs after the shoot, Natalia responded with 120 proofs, of which we could choose 40 to be retouched, and available for download. She returned the final, downloadable photos 3 days after we finalized our selection, which is super fast for photographers. Because Natalia lets you peek at the photos during the shoot and select your favorites out of the preselected 120, you end up with 40 photos that you absolutely love, and you can use all of them (no blinking or hair in your mouth). Overall, we highly recommend Natalia for her professionalism and great photo quality, and hope to have a chance to work with her again!

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Oliver Photography
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
James B.
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Michael was very professional and a great photographer. Everyone at the party commented on how he seamlessly blended in while taking pictures. I was very pleased with how the pictures turned out. I would definitely hire him for our next event, and I would highly recommend Michael for all of your photography needs.

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CFD Images
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jeremiah R.
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Great, flexible photographer. Would definitely use again!

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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