Life can feel like a blur when you have a newborn. The late nights of feeding, the sleep adjustments, and the hands-on learning of everything involved in baby care – those early days can become a whirlwind. Sometimes it can feel like there's little time left to simply enjoy the moment with your precious angel.

Before you find yourself swept up in all the excitement, you might want to look into booking a newborn portrait session before your baby arrives. This way, you can lock in a specific time to just be together as a family and take a break from the daily hustle and bustle. At the end of your session with an expert Memphis photographer, you'll have beautiful keepsakes of your baby's journey. Let us help you get started.

Ready to start your search for newborn photographers in Memphis? Check out this list of some of the city's top talent to find the best match for your bundle of joy.

Jen Howell Photography

Jen Howell has been a professional photographer for more than 14 years and specializes in maternity, birth, and newborn photography, as well as family and kids photography in Memphis. Her company, Jen Howell Photography, has been a go-to for many Tennessee parents and families looking for a photographer to capture the special milestones of their lives together.

Jen offers studio portraiture sessions for newborn portrait photography in her Germantown studio. You'll have access to a wide array of props, outfits, and sets to help style your little one's camera debut. You may also opt for at-home sessions for a more laidback style of newborn photography. Whichever you choose, you'll be in Jen's great hands.

Courtney Edwards Photography

Courtney has been in love with photography for as long as she can remember. She loves how photography can help you capture moments that would otherwise be gone too soon, or eventually fade from your memories. Courtney started her studio to share the magic of photography with parents and families in Memphis, and she has been a go-to for families ever since.

Courtney specializes in on-location natural light and studio portrait photography. Among her services are portrait photography for expectant moms, newborns and babies, and children and families. Courtney's newborn photography approach uses soft, clean, and pastel color palettes that bring a timeless and soothing quality to all of your baby's first portraits.

Katie Norrid Photography

Katie Norrid Photography is proud to call itself a "boutique photography studio," specializing in newborn and young families portrait photography. KNP is run by an all-female team who are experts in their respective fields; Katie Norrid, the founder and owner of KNP, also serves as the lead photographer of the studio.

For newborn photography, KNP employs a clean and fresh style with minimal styling, props, and poses so that all the focus remains on your little one. Parents can choose between a natural newborn session at the natural light studio of KNP, or a lifestyle newborn session done in their own home. Whichever you're more comfortable with, rest assured that these natural and true-to-life photos will be timeless, elegant, and forever treasured by your family.

Karen Waits Photography

Karen is the owner and lead photographer of Karen Waits Photography. Karen has over 20 years of experience as a maternity, newborn, and family photographer in Memphis and surrounding areas, and is well-loved by her clients for very good reason. Karen believes that the experience of photography is just as important as the finished products, so she strives to make every session stress-free and an overall fun day for you and your family.

Karen's newborn photography style is flexible according to what you, the family, want to see. Karen focuses on warm, earth tone palettes for her images and creates a sense of grounding and comfort whenever you look at them. From your traditional portraits with intricate sets and props, to a more laid back lifestyle portrait with more natural poses, Karen has you covered.

Calli Smith Photography

Calli Smith comes highly recommended by the clients of her photography business, Calli Smith Photography. She's a portrait photographer in Memphis who offers newborn, family, senior, and maternity photography. Many of her past clients love working with Calli because of her patience and creativity, especially when working with newborns and children.

For her newborn portrait photography, Calli wants to make sure she captures every little bit of your baby—while they're still little. You can opt to use props and outfits for a more creative session for your newborn, or go a more natural route in the comfort of your own home.

Ashley Ann Parker Photography

Ashley is the creative and fellow mother-behind-the-lens at Ashley Ann Parker Photography. Her expertise lies in newborn, baby, and children portrait photography. She describes herself as having "year-round baby fever." Ashley's love for children and their pure spirit shines in the way she works and photographs these precious angels.

Ashley believes that your newborn photography photos should encapsulate your spirit and personality as a family. That is why she offers newborn photography both in-studio—with props and a styled set—and in your own home for a lifestyle session. Neither is better than the other; it all comes down to how you as a family want to express yourselves. However you want to remember this fleeting part of your baby's growth and journey, Ashley will be there for you.

Josie Wallace Photography

Josie Wallace Photography is a favorite among Memphis parents who want to capture and preserve their babies' early days. Josie, the owner and photographer understands how precious it is for parents to have keepsakes of their little ones. As a mom herself, she wants to help you experience the magic and love of everlasting newborn portraits.

When booking a newborn photography session with Josie, you can expect a lighthearted yet thorough consultation session to plan your shoot. From props, to wraps, and other outfit ensembles that can match your nursery, family colors, and everything else in between, Josie will be there every step of the way until you finally have your beautiful photos in hand.

Kellie Conlon Photography

Kellie is forever in awe of the magical metier she's chosen: to her, being able to photograph babies and their families is one of the most incredible things she gets to do as a professional photographer. She's been in the industry for more than 17 years. In that time, Kellie has had the privilege of photographing more than 400 newborns—so you know for sure that Kellie is an expert in her craft.

Kellie does all her newborn photography sessions in her studio. From there, she's able to customize it into the wonderland of you and your baby's dreams. From earthy and fun sets and props, to beautiful-colored wraps and headbands, your baby will be sparkling and shining in the theme you choose for them. Kellie will be there to capture every precious second.

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