Newborn photography instils the fleeting moments before it all begins.

So, when their baby clothes cease to fit and their toys are trashed, you’ll be able to look back and see the moments that made you love them all over again.

To help you preserve that memory, we’ve compiled a list of the top 10 newborn photographers in and around Brisbane.

Of all the life’s ventures, your child’s will surely be one worth documenting.

From the first breath to the first step, you’ll be there to witness it all with a proud look on your face.

So don’t let even the smallest things be forgotten.

Capture your child’s beauty and innocence with the wonder of photography.

Newborn photographers are high in demand, which is why – for the sake of getting your choice of photographer and desired time frame – you should start enquiring within the first or second trimester of your pregnancy.

This is because specialist photographers are often booked out about 3 to 6 months.

Photographers are flexible about dates, in case of late and early arrivals, but require contact within 2 to 3 days of the birth.

The prime time for a newborn photo shoot is within the first two weeks of the birth; professionals claim that around 4-14 days is ideal, as the newborn is malleable to position and curled as desired.

It is advised that you feed the baby before the session in order to put them to sleep, and keep them asleep through the shoot.

Arrangements for feeding and extra nappies should be on hand.

As long as you have checked through everything, here’s are the top 10 newborn photographers in Brisbane.

Brisbane Photographer, Kristal Wozniak, a multi-award-winning photographer, offers unique and individual newborn, maternity, baby and family photography services.

Newborn sessions take place in the studio specifically setup for the comfort and safety of your baby. With 10 years of experience, Kristal is confident working with newborn babies and takes great care to create beautiful boutique and custom styled imagery for her clients safely. She is fully vaccinated,and a Professional Accredited Photographer with the AIPP (Australian Institute of Professional Photography)

Winner of  BabyInfo’s prestigious Top 10 photographer award for 3 consecutive years (2018, 2019 & 2020) and an impressive number of over 1000 successful photo shoots, Kristal prides herself on her quality of work ensuring that each and every photo shoot is unique and special to the customer.

Location: Fortitude Valley, QLD

Style: Boutique and custom-styled

Pricing: Newborn Packages start from $495

Interview: 10 Questions with Kristal Wozniak


Contact : Kristal Wozniak

Jennifer Horner is a multi award winning maternity and baby photographer based in Cleveland, Brisbane. With over 8 years experience photographing newborns, she puts baby safety as her number one priority.

Jennifer has photographed over 1000 newborn babies and has studied under the best newborn photographers in the world to perfect her craft; so you can rest assured that your baby will be in safe hands!

Each session is designed in consultation with parents to make sure you love every photo.

From the most simple photos capturing your baby in their own perfection, to soft organic yarns, through to awe inspiring sets with fresh greenery, your gallery will have it all.

Location: Cleveland, QLD

Style: Soft and natural (with a focus on real expressions)

Pricing: Session fees start at $189, and packages start at $499. Quote BABYINFO to get $50 off any booking (conditions apply).


Contact : Jennifer Horner

Jessica Loren is an award-winning photographer who specialises in maternity, newborn and baby photography. If you are looking for images that are timeless, authentic and speak to the heart, then this is the studio for you.

Jess operates from her beautiful natural light studio in East Brisbane, 2 kms from the Brisbane CBD. All of her sessions include parents and siblings at no extra cost.

She is a fully accredited member of the Australian Institute of Professional Photographers (AIPP) and is fully immunised.

Location: East Brisbane, QLD

Style: Authentic,timeless, emotive

Pricing: Pricing is available on the website here.


Contact : Jessica Loren

Celebrate the perfection of your precious newborn with classic and elegant portraits by outstanding, award-winning photographer, Dianna Effeney.

Capturing your baby’s unique features, personality and subtle emotions in simple, beautifully styled photographs that will stand the test of time, Dianna’s photography honours this special stage in your lives.

Within her welcoming and warm, naturally lit, contemporary studio or at your favourite location, Dianna’s sessions are designed to help you feel relaxed and comfortable as you soak up this unforgettable experience.

Dianna is a passionate photographer, accredited with the Academy of Newborn Photographers. She values her clients and their safety, maintaining current immunisations, and First Aid and CPR certifications. Dianna Photography is the perfect choice for your unique newborn photoshoot.

Location: Birkdale, QLD

Style: Classic, simple and elegant

Pricing: $220 for a 2-3 hour session


Contact : Dianna Effeney

“We felt so comfortable” and “I’m so in love with every single image” is what you can expect with Natasha, the experienced Brisbane photographer from Art for Life Photography. Specialising in newborn and maternity portraits designed to be a piece of art on your wall, Natasha’s obsession with hand-crafted portraits is evident in every image.

Every newborn shoot is unique, tailored especially to you through the consultation process to create a newborn experience that you will love from end to end. Every gallery includes a combination of styled, posed images, and candid moments with authentic smiles.
You are invited to spend a warm few hours in the Studio, located in Burbank just off the highway south of Brisbane City.

Location: Burbank, QLD

Style: Artistic, Emotive, Elegant

Pricing: $150 session fee. Packages available on the website here. Mention BabyInfo for a booking discount.

Interview: 10 Questions with Natasha Thaesler


Contact : Natasha Thaesler

If you prefer something in your own element, try Little Seeds Photography. Rather than inviting you to a studio set, Amanda Blakey visits you in your own home.

A specialist in light photography, she offers newborn, in-home lifestyle, family, and outdoor maternity portraits. For the latter, you can choose the location.

Her newborn shots are not calculated and posed, but convey the natural condition of child and their surroundings.

It is recommended that the newborn sessions be scheduled such that they fall at some point within the frame of 7 days to 12 weeks old. The whole family can get in on photo shoots with Little Seeds Photography, including siblings and parents.

Location: Brisbane, QLD

Style: Natural & emotive

Pricing: Enquire for pricing


Contact : Amanda

Specialising in newborn & childrens sessions since 2010 & photographing hundreds of babies, Kelley from Rule of Thirds Photography is passionate about creating memories for you! Kelley is an accredited member of the AIPP (Australian Institute of Professional Photography) & Academy of Newborn Photographers).

Fully immunised & trained in infant safety, posing & CPR, safety and comfort is their #1 priority!

You will find their beautiful, inviting studio on Brisbane Northside at Old Petrie Town.

Kelley offers studio, home & outdoor sessions in Brisbane, Gold Coast & Sunshine Coast on request.

Newborn sessions can take from 2-4 hours depending on baby. Mention BabyInfo for a $50 discount session.

Location: North Brisbane

Style: Creative & Emotive

Pricing: Enquire for Pricing.

Interview: 10 Questions with Kelley Martin


Contact : Kelley

With over 8 years of experience, Kerri Goldsmith is an award winning photographer specialising in newborn, maternity & children photography.  Kerri uses studio lighting in her small warm studio located in Wishart on the southside of Brisbane just off the Gateway.  

Kerri is a Certified Photographer with the Academy of Newborn Photography, a CPP member of the Professional Photographers Association of Queensland (PPAQ).  She has also trained under world renown newborn photographers in infant safety & posing.  Along with CPR training, is fully immunised & past background in nursing & midwifery.

Kerri’s motto is “Capturing the Moment, the Memory & the Emotion”.  Newborn sessions are 2-4 hours and are designed in consultation with parents to create memories to last a lifetime.  

Location: Wishart – Southside Brisbane

Style:  Timeless, Creative & Emotive

Pricing:  Session fee $150 and package Collections start at $750.  Quote BABYINFO when booking to receive an 8”x12” matt fine art print (value $100)


Contact : Kerri Goldsmith

Boriana Roydeva Photography is one of the premier newborn photography outlets in Brisbane, supplying local mothers with a gorgeous living record of their little ones. Newborn collections with Boriana Roydeva Photography are easy to purchase and entitle clients to the services of Boriana Roydeva and her professional photographic skills. When it comes to capturing photos of newborns, Boriana knows how to keep the little ones at ease and photo-ready throughout the session, maintaining an environment of safety and comfort as the utmost priorities in the studio. Whether it’s through blankets, soothing lighting, or frequent naps and rest moments, newborn photography sessions with Boriana Roydeva Photography prioritize the well-being of the newborn at the center of it all, from beginning to end.

Location: Carindale, Brisbane QLD

Style: Relaxed, Timeless, & Emotive

Pricing:  Enquire for pricing


Contact : Boriana Roydeva

Morgan Ellem has over ten years’ experience working with newborns, and creates simple yet emotive images that will be cherished for a lifetime. She captures your new family connection in a relaxed studio environment on the northside of Brisbane, incorporating family, parent and sibling photos into every session.

By photographing newborns on white with minimal props, Morgan ensures all the focus is on your new baby, with their perfectly unique features captured while they’re still tiny and new.

Morgan is fully vaccinated and trained in all aspects of safe baby handling and posing.

With a simple pricing structure, you receive all the professionally edited, high-res digital images in one all-inclusive package – nothing more to pay. Afterpay available.

Location: North Lakes

Style: Classic

Pricing: Packages start at $700

Interview: 10 Questions with Morgan Ellem


Contact : Morgan Ellem





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Conclusion

You should consider booking your newborn photography sessions around the expected arrival of the baby. Many photographers in Brisbane and the surrounding areas are accommodating should the stork arrive earlier or later than anticipated. Babies change so much in the first year, so your newborn session should be about two weeks after birth. Get ready to create the first framed picture for your living room wall. It will set the stage for more fabulous photos as your family grows.

 

Best Newborn Photographers in QLD

Brisbane

Cairns

Gold Coast

Mackay

Rockhampton

Sunshine Coast

 

Best Newborn Photographers in Australia

Adelaide

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Canberra

Gold Coast

Hobart

Melbourne

Perth

Sydney

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