The Greater New Orleans Photography Guide

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“A good snapshot keeps a moment from running away.” -Eudora welty

Our hope is that this list of New Orleans family photographers will make it easier for New Orleans moms and dads to find a photographer for all of their family’s photography needs, whether that is maternity moments, birth photos, newborn sessions, or your annual family photo shoot for milestone marking and holiday cards.

A comprehensive list of all New Orleans family photographers {including family photographers on the Northshore and Westbank of New Orleans} is available here.

Our premier New Orleans family photography partners appear below.

*** If you’re a local New Orleans photographer and you would like to entertain rates to be included as a premier featured listing below, please email us! info {@} neworleansmom {dot} com ***

VCB Photography

At VCB Photography we believe that love can be felt through a photo, in the sweet, simple moments between a mother and her child, when a baby giggles at dad’s silly faces, or when a new life enters this world. All of these moments can be captured and the love of that moment preserved for all time. Essentially, We are in the business of documenting love.

New Orleans families and visitors choose Victoria to capture their most treasured moments. We specialize in natural and timeless family portraits, helping our clients truly connect as a family during the session with movement and play. VCB Photography is a go-to for French Quarter sessions, and has shot over 350 families in the French Quarter setting. Our session options include Family, Maternity, Birth, In-home Newborn Sessions, Milestones, and Events.

We utilize our knowledge of unique locations in the city and lighting to capture families in beautiful New Orleans with our documentary style. We’d love to meet you and be the ones to document your family’s love story!

Amy Milam Photography

Amy Milam Photography is New Orleans’ premier photography studio specializing in all things family! Her light-and-airy style creates pure and classic images that will last a lifetime. Her full-service studio, located in Metairie, houses a large assortment of props, backdrops, accessories, and more. A light and playful approach keeps family sessions laid-back and fun with an emphasis on interaction and authentic, candid moments.

With extensive training in newborn safety and posing, Amy keeps your littlest love safe and comfortable while capturing every fleeting detail.

Whether you’re looking for someone to capture your baby’s birth, newborn session, or an updated family portrait, Amy Milam Photography is here to turn your memories into treasured family heirlooms.

“We are blown away with the newborn photos of my daughter and Amy’s ability to capture every perfect moment, little expression, and fleeting feature. Her studio is beautiful with any prop, headband, bonnet, backdrop, etc. you could imagine. Watching Amy work her magic with my daughter was such a wonderful and fun experience. She is truly talented, and you can tell she loves what she does because it shows in her beautiful work! Looking forward to future sessions with her!” –Rachel Z.

NoLa West Photography

NoLa West Photography is a preeminent New Orleans area studio, featuring portraits of newborns, young children, and their families. Christine Westphal has spent years honing her skills as a professional photographer, and as a former preschool teacher, has the patience and creativity to capture the best portraits of your family’s most memorable milestones. Her portfolio also includes maternity sessions, birth photography, and high school senior portraits.

The NoLa West Photography studio is conveniently located off Jefferson Highway in Harahan, however, on site locations can be arranged. For pricing, contact information, and online booking, please visit our website linked below.

Linda Lea Photography

Linda Lea Photography, located on the Northshore, specializes in maternity, newborn, baby’s first year, children and families. Our style is timeless with hints of vintage, shabby chic, and a lil southern charm mixed in. From the moment you walk in our studio you know you will be taken care of like family. We are a full service studio starting with a personal consultation to determine our clients wishes and vision all the way to the delivery of your heirloom products that you have so carefully chosen. Linda Lea Photography stays current on any and all posing and safety techniques. The lady behind the lens, Linda Duhon, was born and raised (on the playground is where I spent most of my days) on the Northshore where she currently resides after graduating from SLU in 2005. Linda is a “boy mom”, wife, animal snuggler, baby whisperer, Gilmore Girls obsessed, lover of light and all things photography. It is her absolute goal to create the best images and offer the best products to preserve your mark in your family’s history.

Annie Whitaker Photography

Annie Whitaker is a fine art photographer specializing in newborn, baby, family and maternity portraiture. She was named “BEST Newborn Photographer in Louisiana” by Bored Panda.  Her work has been described by clients as simple elegance.  She strives to combine her artistic eye with her  Photoshop skills to create beautiful imagery of your tiniest treasures. ‘My goal as your photographer is to capture the tiny details and personalities of each little miracle you bring to me in a beautiful and artistic way…..the little forehead and back wrinkles, soft swirls of hair and the new mother who is cradling her newborn and breathing in its sweetness. I am a believer of quality over quantity and pay great attention to details.  Each photograph you receive is a reflection of my art and is canvas-worthy. Each session styled by me is unique and personalized.   Finally and most importantly, newborn/child safety is my top priority. The greatest care and softest touch are used when photographing your delicate little ones.  I would love the opportunity to plan a session with you!’ ~Annie

Erika Parker Portraits

Timeless imagery… with all the feels.

“There is an astonishing and breathtaking genuine vibe portrayed in all of Erika’s photos. The images she produces provide such a beautiful tone. The photos are raw. They are full of emotion. They are genuine. They are real. And most importantly, they are us.”

I capture 100% of my portraits on film. In choosing a traditional medium, I feel it creates a deeper connection with the person and the moment. I love giggles, and deep hugs, and images that make you feel something…real. For me, a perfect portrait is one that’s an authentic reflection of you and your family.

Les Cadeaux Photography

Les Cadeaux Photography specializes in natural light, on-location child and family portraiture. Let me provide your family with classic images to enjoy for years to come.

K. Lyn Photography

K. Lyn Photography specializes in Newborns, Maternity, Children, Family, & Senior sessions with a studio in Metairie and in downtown Covington. As a team of sisters (Kiley Lyn & Kasey Lyn), our goal is to provide an amazing client experience with beautiful images to share with family and friends whether in studio or on location. We love to create fun, personalized, and stress-free picture experiences for our families that capture life’s priceless moments.

Katharine Bentz Photography

Katharine Bentz specializes in timeless portraits of children, newborns, and families across the greater New Orleans area and Northshore. Her warm personality is sure to get you, your children, and even your husband smiling and having a good time.

AmyCherie Photography

AmyCherie Photography specializes in Newborn Photography in addition to Baby, Child, Family and Maternity Photography.  My passion for photography is driven by the ability to stop time and capture precious details and authentic expressions of a child and the love of the family connection.

Olivia Grey Pritchard Photography

Voted #1 in New Orleans, a newborn or family portrait session with Olivia Grey Pritchard Photography is a one-of-a-kind experience from beginning to end. Olivia and her staff guide you through the entire process, from what to wear to how to display your portraits, and you get to leave the studio with finished artwork ready to showcase in your home — no more overwhelming album design projects that you’ll never get to, no more having pictures on flash drives but not on your walls! Her ability to put your family at ease guarantees that you have both beautiful, wall-worthy portraits, yet all those fleeting details and expressions are also captured exactly the way you’ll remember them!

Sweet Honeybee Photography

Melissa Jurisich, owner of Sweet Honeybee Studios, is a New Orleans area photographer specializing in family photography: maternity, birth, newborn, children, seniors, and families. Sweet Honeybee loves being there from the beginning through each milestone of your growing family- from the moment your bump arrives, in the hospital for the last push capturing your sweet one entering into the world, creating a unique setup to record their new tiny toes & sweet lips just 7-10 days old, smashing their first birthday cake, or marking their transformation into a young lady/gentleman just before they lose their baby face as a teenager.

Tisha Simon Photography

Tisha Simon Photography specializes in engagement, wedding, family, lifestyle, and senior photography; she strives to make her clients feel comfortable to bring out their genuine emotions. Tisha is known for her warm personality and artistic vision who captures special moments to create beautiful imagery that will last a lifetime.

Kyla Madden Photography

Kyla Madden Harris, owner and photographer, specializes in newborn lifestyle and family photography. Ranging from maternity and newborn sessions to graduation photos and family reunions, Kyla can cover all your family photography needs. As a mother of two, she is well versed in the challenges that parenthood brings, is wonderful with children of all ages, and is very accommodating of her clients.

Blink Photography

At Blink Photography, I like to keep things simple, sweet, fun and focused on your littles. I have been photographing for 12 years now and I am so thankful for all of my sweet little clients and the special moments I have captured for them. We are always making memories here at Blink Photography and I look forward to doing the same with you!

Julie Verlinden Photography

Create images that capture the stories of your family. In her documentary style, Julie documents your family in a stress-free and authentic way. Fussy kids? Cranky partner? No worries – it’s all part of your story, and worth telling. Document your most Important life events, but also the days that might just seem like any other. Every moment of your lives together hold important memories. So, document them for years and generations to come! The memories documented in family photo session make a great gift for your loved ones, or the very best gift for yourself.

Dawn Roe Photography

Life is stressful enough, taking photos shouldn’t be. Dawn Roe Photography fills each session with fun, aiming to capture your family just as you are.

KMK Photography

Specializing in full sessions customized for each client with a huge variety of locations – each shoot is one-of-a-kind.


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