With newborn photography, preserve the moments that make them who they are.

Before they become too old to coo and giggle innocently at all your best dad jokes, capture them in their essence; selecting only the finest Adelaide-based photographers.

When you remember a wedding or milestone moment, it’s natural to take out the albums and reminisce.

Every important journey should be documented, and that’s no different for your child’s.

So capture the momentous and key moment, of the start of their life.

Because newborn photographers are in high demand, it is important to book a session in the first or second trimester.

Photographers specialising in newborns are often booked out for 3 to 6 months; so delaying it will cost you your choice of photographer and optimal time period.

Newborn photographers usually allow some flexibility with the date, due to late and early arrivals.

However, it is essential that you inform them of the birth within the first 2 or 3 days of the child’s life.

If you wait too long, you risk missing the optimal time for a photo shoot; that is, around 4-14 days, whilst your child is curled and easy to position.

Mothers are usually told to feed their children prior to the session, in order to keep them asleep during the photo shoot.

Extra props and sentimental pieces are usually accepted in the shots.

Here is our list of the top 10 newborn photographers in and around Adelaide.

Place your newborn baby safely in the hands of experts at Impressions, they have handled and photographed over 1100 babies. Not only will you receive stunning images, but you will be comfortable in their large open plan hygienic professional studio. Their experience is next to none in Adelaide and they are happy to answer any question parents may have.

They have affordable packages to fit all budgets and all are listed on their website, they pride themselves on their transparent pricing & artistic photography. Parents and siblings are encouraged to be apart of the sessions. Always updating their one of a kind hand made props and accessories; you can see they love what they do…. And so will you!

Location: Medindie, SA

Style: Creative, candid & natural

Pricing: Free session and packages $475+ & check their website for bundle deals.

Contact : Impressions Photography Studio

Shutter photography studio specialises in newborn and maternity portraiture, and offers family, children and baby photographer just as well.

The newborn session allows full access to props and knits, and ensures an emotive, sweet and romantic product for you to cherish.

Location: Blair Kilburn, SA

Style: Emotive & romantic

Pricing: $450-$725 packages

Contact : Tracey

Photoplay studios is run by Tania Pile, a child and baby photographer and a proud member of the AIPP.

The studio is on its 12th year in business, with a portfolio filled with natural but lively shots of newborns, babies and children.

Location: Blair Athol, SA

Style: Natural & lively

Pricing: $200 session fee + $350-$750

Contact : Tania Pile

Head photographer, Lisa, specialises in newborn, baby, and family photography. With a range of print options on offer, including the traditional canvas, wall art, and album, your child’s memories won’t fade away.

Her photography retains the purity of the newborn, and results in a simple, plain and beautiful portrait.

Lisa is a AIPP accredited photographer!

Location: Broadview, SA

Style: Simple & plain

Pricing: $150 session fee + $500-$2500 packages

Contact : Lisa

Owner and photographer Verity Sparrow is a specialist in newborn and children photography.

She is a state and national award winner and an accredited member of the AIPP, boasting quality work in maternity, newborn, baby, children and family portraiture. Her photos are poignant, rustic and homely.

Location: Craigburn Farm, SA

Style: Rustic & homely

Pricing: $250 session fee + $90 individual print OR minimum $795 package

Contact : Verity Sparrow

One of Adelaide’s most beloved photographers, Megan Macdonald has a Certificate IV in photo imaging, and an impressive prop collection and wardrobe.

Her signature style is a delightful combination of vintage and rustic. Of course, mom and dad are welcome to join in, for a truly touching capture.

Location: Hawthorndene, SA

Style: Vintage & rustic

Pricing: $595-$995; $495 mini session

Contact : Megan Macdonald

Wish Photography specialises in newborn, baby, maternity and family photography.

Katherine Stannard, owner and photographer, has worked as a Registered Nurse for 10 years, and transfers her experience and knowledge of baby safety into this business.

Her images tend to be subtle, simple and utterly gorgeous.

Location: Semaphore, SA

Style: Subtle & simple

Pricing:  $170 session fee + minimum $399

Contact : Katherine Stannard

Although specialising in newborn and family photography, Jessica Ramsey provides maternity, engagement, wedding, and fashion sessions as well.

All your favourite shots can be turned into custom tangible products for the home to be passed down to future generations.

Her portfolio of newborn images communicates a lovely vintage feel and features perfect camera positioning.

Location: Aldinga Beach, SA

Style: Vintage & emotive

Pricing:  $150-$300 session fee + minimum $50 individual product

Contact : Jessica Ramsey

Focusing on maternity, newborn and baby shots, Kate Ellis delivers astounding art for convenient prices.

Instead of over-complicating the image with unnecessary and distracting props and colours, she focuses on the precious newborn and the familial bond.

Pictures speak most when they are simple and revealing.

The wide selection of prints and products are only an added bonus.

Location: Craigburn Farm, SA

Style: Rustic & homely

Pricing: Minimum $285

Contact : Kate

The photographers at Scott Goh studio deliver impeccable service in maternity, newborn, baby, family, engagement and wedding photography.

The art director and head photographer, Scott Goh, is registered with AIPP and well-known in the Wedding Photo Journalistic Association (WPJA) and Artistic Guild of WPJA.

Newborn sessions take place in the comfort of your home, and include styling before the shoot.

You’ll love the candid, natural and fun outcome!

Location: Mawson Lakes, SA

Style: Creative & candid

Pricing: Enquire for pricing

Contact : Scott Goh

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If you’re on the market for a newborn photographer in the greater Adelaide metropolitan area, this list is meant just for you! With this list, you have access to all of the incredible photographers in your local area, artists who have dedicated their careers and craft to the practice of capturing newborns in their sleepy, snoozy, snuggly state, just one or two weeks after being born. If you’re still in the midst of your pregnancy and find yourself interested in this kind of photography, we encourage you to reach out to any and all newborn photographers on this list who might have captured your interest. After all, appointments with these photographers tend to book up pretty fast and it is always recommended that appointments be scheduled long before newborns are delivered in order to secure the time with one of these professionals. With all that said, we wish you all the best with your upcoming delivery and with all of the unforgettable moments that will come along with it!


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