Top Virginia Beach Newborn Photographer

Virginia-beach-newborn-photographer in home lifestyle photos by Alison Bell, Photographer

Newborn photography is one of those things that you don’t realize how important it is until you do it. And when you do it, you’ll never regret it.

But I’m not limited to Virginia Beach for Newborn photos, I travel through tunnels at no extra charge! ha! #iykyk

Mama reached out at the perfect time – early in the second trimester for newborn and maternity photos. We had plenty of time to schedule her maternity session even in the busy fall months and she was well prepared for photos well before baby girl’s arrival!

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But the thought of arranging a studio newborn session is too much

Not only do you have to worry about getting everyone dressed and to the studio on time, but spaces can be very cramped and uncomfortable – especially if you have other young children. 

Newborn Photography offers in-home sessions that are half the time of traditional studio shoots, and capture the intimate details that studios simply can’t.

In-home newborn photography can seem daunting right have delivery

  • Will you feel up to photos?
  • How are you going to look?
  • What state will the house be in?!

To make the most if it, and to make it easier, check out my five tips to make sure you have a successful in-home newborn lifestyle photoshoot:

  1. Plan outfits before delivery
  2. Book a photographer in the 2nd trimester
  3. Just tidy TWO rooms – nursery & one living space
  4. Plan around sibling nap times
  5. Stick with 2 baby outfits – max!

What to Wear for Photos

I’m here to help at every stage- and what to wear for photos matters!

Each of my clients gets access to a custom styling stool called Style & Select. You input your genders, sizes and preferred color combos and it spits out clothing options that have been vetted by real photographers!

All colors, patterns, graphics are weeded out for you!

What you wear matters

What to wear for hawaii famil photo outfits

I tried to avoid it for years. But the fact is it matters. 

It may not make or break the anything, but planning out the details of undergarments, colors and movement will go a long way to a great experience and even better photos!

Get every tip, trick, and clothing idea I have from 12 years experience all in one place.


Virginia Beach Newborn Photographer

In home newborn photos are the most important photos you’ll ever take.

  • Include your entire family and pets in your photos.
  • Make older siblings feel more comfortable and involved
  • No need to worry about arranging transportation or finding a babysitter
  • Get beautiful photos of your baby without ever leaving the house
  • Capture the overlooked moments with your family gathered inside your nursery
  • Cherish these memories forever in your own home
  • Full service means you’ll have prints in your hands
  • Complete an album to treasure forever before baby is one month old
HEY! I'm Alison, Your Fun And Hilarious Family & Newborn Photographer!

I'm a South Carolina native, USMC spouse, and recovering homeschool mama of a four boy circus. Bring me your crazy!

After 11 years of photographing families all over the world, I've realized my clients aren't printing their images. We go through all this work to get dressed, coordinated and then let those photos die on the hard drive.

No more!

There's nothing easy about family photos but I'm here to help you with every step from what to wear to printed in your hands whether thats an album or wall art. I want you to Make your people the rock star of your house!

You'll be reminded of what really matters every day when you see the giant prints of your crew laughing on your walls every. single. day.

Currently stationed in Virginia Beach, Virginia photographing families all over the Hampton Roads area from Suffolk, Norfolk, Chesapeake and the Eastern Shore all the way to Portsmouth and Elizabeth City!

Follow along on the Gram at @alisonbellphotog or reach out today!

I find joy in chaos. The louder, the better!

I'm a USMC spouse, South Carolina native, recovering homeschool mama of a 4 boy circus. They've taught me the most important facet of family photography: KEEP IT FUN!

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