Life is a series of memories, some more beautiful than others. Nothing is more precious than the feelings experienced when you first hold your newborn or watch them smile in their sleep. Capturing these into enduring shots serves as milestone markers and reminders of a gentler, sweeter time.
The best in newborn photos require the help of experienced, skilled and patient photographers who are happy around kids, especially newborns. Visual creatives in "The Steel City" who care about your newborn safety and value client relationships are available to help you here today.
Ready to start your search for newborn photographers in Pittsburgh? Check out our list to find the one who best understands your vision.
Emily Novak Photography
Emily believes that beautiful life moments ought to be treasured and preserved. She helps clients to not just photograph their newborns and kids, but create works of art that can adorn their walls.
Emily is open to shooting at her studio, your home or an outdoor location of your choice. When she's not creating endearing newborn images, she captures mothers-to-be at their radiant best, and entire families as they go about their day. When she is not shooting for clients, Emily mentors new photographers on the art of posing newborns and families.
Blu Hippo Photography
Taryn specializes in newborn, maternity, children and family lifestyle photo shoots. She conducts these at both her studio and the client’s home or scouted location.
Her approach to newborn shot composition is similar to her family lifestyle. The focus is on bright, natural and real life imagery that celebrates the emotional connections between people and their kids. Taryn has had her work featured in Click Magazine, Mt. Lebanon Magazine, and Lemonade and Lenses, among others.
Forever Amber Photography
Having grown up on a farm. Amber considers herself a forever country girl. She credits her interest and talent in photography to her mother who worked at various studios.
Amber gained valuable experience watching her mom at work and collaborating with her on wedding videography. Becoming a mother found Amber leaning toward children, maternity and newborn photography. She prefers to showcase newborns (within two weeks of birth) in a classic style without the overuse of props and decorations.
Savannah has always enjoyed recording the milestones of her own family of four in beautiful images. She's passionate about capturing and preserving these early life memories for new parents as well.
For the past five years, Savannah has been working with clients who require newborn, baby, children and family portraits. Her work experience as an event coordinator helps her anticipate the needs of parents – new and would-be – and provide creative solutions for them. Overall, Savannah's portfolio is filled with colorful and bright images of adorable newborns blissfully sleeping their way through the session.
Laurie Donovan Photo
As a mother of two, Laurie considers children to be precious gifts, and enjoys every opportunity to document your kids right from their hospital days. She delivers expressive pictures that help you remember those first days of being parents-to be and becoming one.
Laurie's newborn photography comes with a distinct style, few props and just the baby. This mother of two prefers to work with light and muted backgrounds with soft props to match. Laurie also offers mothers and fathers a chance to be a part of the picture along with baby’s solo shots.
Moments and Co
Your newborn will never be this tiny or fit so snuggly in your arms again. No one understands your urge to capture them for posterity than Amy. As a mother herself, she understands the joy, excitement, stress and hard work that goes into nurturing a just born. Amy knows how to shoot you and your baby in poses that best portray their innocence and charm.
Although based in North Huntingdon, Amy works with maternity and newborn clients in Pittsburgh, Monroeville, Greensburg, and nearby areas.
Ashley Derr Photography
Ashley is a specialist when it comes to documenting newborns, children growing up and birthing moments. She believes that the safety of a newborn is paramount when she takes their cute pictures in her studio.
Her ability to capture those tender moments in unique ways and her dedication to making babies comfortable act as her client referrals. Given the endearing images in Ashley's portfolio, it is only befitting that her work has been featured in online magazines like Today and Self.
Danielle Blewitt Photography
Danielle has a unique take to newborn photography. She prefers to capture them in familiar surroundings - AKA their home. This is where babies feel the best, warmed by a place they are familiar, with the people they already love - their parents.
Danielle has a marked preference for shooting newborns alongside their families, and sometimes pets in the picture. Her tiny tot images are more on the lines of lifestyle shots rather than baby’s day out ones. She offers clients with Fresh 48 sessions at the hospital. Parents have the option to record the family’s first moments with the new arrival as a short video.
Danielle Lyn Art Photography
Danielle’s gallery of newborns makes a clear fine art statement. She has focused on creating these frame worthy images for over 8 years now.
Danielle knows how to handle babies safely as she has been trained in newborn safety procedures. Her preference is to shoot newborns less than three weeks old, as they tend to be amenable and less fussy. She works from her studio that has a great collection of newborn and children-specific props and accessories.
Anne Wilmus Photography
Anne started out as a HR professional and wedding photographer before motherhood pulled her in the direction of children. The skills she exhibits today are shaped by technical knowledge gleaned from workshops and practical experience working under a local photographer.
A glimpse of Anne's past stint at wedding sessions is visible in the soft, bright and dreamy images she captures of newborns and their families. This South Hills-based creative has been featured in both print and online publications and Anne has worked with prominent clients on their family portraits.