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 2 consecutive years (2018 & 2019) 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

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

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

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

“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

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)

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


Contact : Jennifer Horner

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

Newborn Session Price:  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

Kylie Williams Photography has proudly served Boronia Heights and its surrounding areas throughout Brisbane since 2012. She specializes in newborn photography and is well-trained in baby safety. You can expect a fun yet relaxed process either at your home or in her professional studio.

Sessions are often in the morning, and Kylie provides everything you need from a warm room with a private spot for feedings to props, wraps, and blankets for posing. She will never place your baby in an unsafe position. You will feel completely comfortable with this award-winning, accredited professional photographer. Kylie will show you the images after your session, and you can look at a series of products from albums to canvas wall art.

Location: Boronia Heights, Brisbane

Style: Classic, Elegant

Newborn Session Price: Enquire for pricing and packages.


Contact : Kylie Williams

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

Newborn Session Price: $700

Interview: 10 Questions with Morgan Ellem


Contact : Morgan Ellem

If you love creamy-white neutrals, classic styling and simple baby posing, then The Newborn Studio is for you.

Owner/Photographer Claire Pinder creates the most stunning Maternity, Newborn and Baby imagery from her boutique home studio, capturing your most joyful moments from your little newborn’s eyelashes, to your toddler’s cheeky grins.

Your photography session will be relaxing and enjoyable, with same-day viewing to choose your favourite photos straight after your session, and place your product order on the day.

Claire is a Master Photographer with the Australian Institute of Professional Photography, Certified Photographer with the Academy of Newborn Photography, Mum of 3, and you’ll be reassured to know she’s trained in Infant and Baby CPR, and fully vaccinated.

Location: Murrumba Downs, Brisbane

Style: Neutral and Classic

Newborn Session Price: $200 session fee, packages start at $800


Photographer : Claire Pinder

 

Zash Photography

Brisbane based Zash Photography has been providing wonderful newborn, maternity and baby photography services for over 12 years and has taken over 2000 photo shoots showcasing her experience and expertise in this fabulous industry.

The fine art photography is a result of a careful set up within the private studio, utilising a variety of props, fabrics, wraps and backdrops.

Owned by the very talented Katrina Lenarczyk, who is professional, friendly and creative, prides herself in providing wonderful photos that will create long-life memories for you and your family.

Location: Calamvale, QLD

Style: Creative & playful

Pricing: Packages to suit all budgets! More details on pricing here.

 

Little Fingerprints

Established in 2010, by award winning photographer Kerryn O’Brien, Little Fingerprints provides premium newborn, baby, maternity and family portraiture.

The commercial studio has acquired a total of eight photography awards; with four Photography Magazine Excellence Awards and four International Loupe Awards.

They are also a part of Accredited Professional Newborn Photographers International (APNPI).

The set is carefully deliberated and the shots are vivid and theatrical. If you want Hollywood flair to your newborn’s pictures, this is definitely the one for you.

Location: Milton, QLD

Style: theatrical & vivid

Pricing: Contact form on website

 

Rebecca Banush Photography

Specialising in Newborn, baby and family photography, Rebecca Banush offers exquisite deals in all.

You are given the choice of having your newborn’s session at the studio or in the comfort of your own home.

The lack of props in photos contributes to a simplistic and authentic style.

Location: Red Hill, QLD

Style: Simple & authentic

Pricing: $150 session fee + $450-$1500 packages; $75 mini session fee + 350 mini session package

 

Baby Boo Studios

Baby Boo is a boutique photography studio run by Kate Scott, one of Brisbane’s most experienced child and baby photographers.

With 20 years experience in the industry, Kate provides a range of newborn, baby, children’s, maternity and family portraits.

Her passion reflects in her work, and so her photography has a tendency to be animated and playful.

Location: Hamilton, QLD

Style: Animated & playful

Pricing: $275 mini session; $499 full session

 

Isabelle Newborn Photography

This specialist studio offers only expert newborn and maternity photography.

Isabelle, a French-Australian life-enthusiast who has made Australia her home, is an experienced newborn photographer.

She has a passion for capturing unique moments between you and your baby that can be cherished for a lifetime.

Her photography is natural, uncomplicated, and filled with a nuanced emotion.

Location: Wilston, QLD

Style: Natural & Nuanced

Newborn Session Price: $220 session fee + $295 product OR $795 packages; $380 mini session

 

Sonja Griffioen Photography

Sonja Griffioen offers the opportunity to beautifully photograph newborns in her home studio. With a vast array of props, layers and great natural light, Sonja utilizes her passion for photography to produce captivating images that will be treasured for years to come.

Location: Hemmant

Style: Classic

Newborn Session Price: Costs start at $250 for a basic package and collections begin at $475

 

Bee Cherished Photography

Tracy of Bee Cherished Photography has been a professional newborn photographer since 2013. She aims to capture emotional connections and precious moments through her photography. As a mum, you can take advantage of a relaxed environment.

Location: Northside, Brisbane

Style: Boutique

Newborn Session Price: Packages start at $495

 

Fairytale Photography

With the photographic philosophy that life can create magical moments, Fairytale Photography features storybook quality photos with a whimsical take on newborn photography. Kylie believes that the first moments are times that can never be returned. She aims to work around your newborn’s needs; that is, everyone will get plenty of time to settle and become at ease with the new environment.

Location: North Brisbane

Style: Whimsical

Newborn Session Price: $480

 

Veronica Molina Photography

Veronica Molina is an expert in newborn photography, and she has an eye for capturing cherished moments. She offers natural and minimalist images as well as a vast array of bands and props to give the photos a pop of personality. Molina also likes to capture in-between candid moments between you and your new bundle of joy. The gallery will be up for viewing approximately two weeks after the session date.

Location: Calmvale

Style: Classic

Newborn Session Price: $200

 

Connie’s Magic Moments

The parents who are searching for a spectacular newborn photographer in Brisbane should check out Connie’s Magic Moments. Connie has spent the better part of the last decade honing her craft and teaching others. A mother herself, she says newborns are her passion, and she feels honoured getting to capture the precious new arrivals.

Location: Yatala

Style: Boutique

Newborn Session Price: $175

 

Newborn Magic Photography

Marianne from Newborn Magic Photography loves to create natural and beautiful looking photos that will be enjoyed well into the future. A former chef, she decided to return to her love of photography in 2014 when she took pictures of a friend’s new baby girl; the Brisbane newborn photographer has been capturing precious moments ever since.

Location: Brisbane

Style: Classic

Newborn Session Price: $100 with individual photos starting at $185

 

Renee Jones Photography

Renee Jones Photography is an affordable and professional studio that specialises in a variety of family photography, including newborn photography. She caters to in-studio, on-location, and outdoor shoots. Not only that, but Renee has state-of-the-art equipment including a plethora of gorgeous props, backdrops, headbands, and other elements to create the best newborn images. She prides herself on creating high-quality photographs you will treasure for years to come.

Location: Kallangur

Style: Classic

Newborn Price Session: $99 sitting fee with packages start at $399

 

Little Pieces Photography

Started by Kelly Brown, Little Pieces Photography has established itself as an award-winning studio since 2004. Brown is an expert in creating stunning portraits. She strives to provide positive photography experiences for all of her clients. An online private gallery will be available for viewing approximately three to four weeks after your session.

Location: Sumner

Style: Boutique

Newborn Session Price: $200

 

Hello Fox Photography

Angela with Hello Fox Photography says she loves babies. Her photography focuses on the magical bond that radiates off her clients. All newborn sessions are taken in her studio, as she wants to capture timeless photographs, created with a mixture of natural and studio light. The options also include shots with parents and siblings to have more options for the family photo album.

Location: Redland Bay

Style: Classic

Newborn Session Price: Collections start at $450

 

Kellie Johnsson Photography

Kellie Johnsson has a natural instinct with children. She ensures that your newborn will feel comfortable thanks to her gentle touch and comforting nature. Her focus is on capturing the genuine connection between the newborn and parents. She also strives to keep you as parents as relaxed and comfortable as possible. This Brisbane photographer tends to book well in advance, and it is recommended to plan her services while you are in your second trimester.

Location: Brisbane

Style: Classic

Newborn Session Price: $150 with packages starting at $695

 

Stefanie Plum Photography

Stefanie Plum Photography brings out a bright and airy feel to newborn photographs. The sessions take place at her studio on Brisbane’s Southside. She consults her clients before the session to get a feel for their desires and expectations. Stefanie uses natural light and neutral tones with pops of color to capture a calming sense in her images.

Location: Regents Park, Brisbane

Style: Classic

Newborn Session Price: $200 with packages starting at $499

 

Natarsha March

Family Photography is run by Natarsha March, an Accredited Professional Photographer with the AIPP and 2018 QLD Family Photographer of the Year Finalist.

With nine silver and two gold photography awards, you can be certain that her shoots are professional, safe, and baby-led. She specialises in maternity, baby and newborn shots, and you to choose outdoor sessions.

Although her photographs are carefully set and posed, she uses minimal props to keep it minimal.

Location: Bunya, QLD

Style: Simple & authentic

Pricing: Minimum $350 package; $890 canvas package; $1750 box set package

 

Luisa Dunn Photography

Specialising in newborn portraiture, Luisa Dunn embraces a personal photographing that artistically uses colors and organic naturals. The award-winning Brisbane photographer discovered her love of working with newborn babies in 2010 after she was asked to capture the arrival of a family member. She offers complimentary newborn model sessions that are held in her home studio.

Locations: Teneriffe

Style: Classic

Newborn Session Price: Contact for more information

 

Little Seeds Photography

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.

Location: Eatons Hill, QLD

Style: Natural & emotive

Pricing: Contact form on website

 

More Newborn Photographers in Brisbane

 

  1. Hello Sunshine Photography
  1. Little Love Lane Photography
  1. Desire To Inspire
  1. Journey of Life Photography
  1. Lifetime Stories Photography
  1. Simone C Photography
  1. Clare Lacanau Photography
  1. Dream Art Photography
  1. Fleurette Photography
  1. Deb Boots
  1. Nadine T Photography
  1. Sarah Scott Photography
  1. Amanda Maree Photography
  1. Michelle McMaster Photography
  1. Star Image Studios
  1. Christopher Thomas Photography
  1. Cleeland Photography
  1. Exposed Focus
  1. Gianni Photography
  1. Anne Higgs Photography
  1. Little Stories Studio
  1. Kayana Photography

 

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

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Best Newborn Photographers in Australia

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