We want to give mothers + families the most calm + nurturing newborn session day experience we can possibly provide. Our newborn sessions are held in our lovely natural light boutique studio in Centerville OH, providing a relaxing experience as we elegantly style you and your baby to perfection. 

Our approach to newborn sessions is organic + simplistic, where the focus will be on your loving family connections with your baby, along with natural baby images. We will not only create sweet + timeless images of your newborn alone, but your gallery will also be full of gorgeous love-filled moments between your baby + family.

Newborn Photography Dayton OH

Dayton, Ohio + surrounding areas

Newborn Photography Dayton OH

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The newborn will typically remain swaddled or snuggled up with parents for much of the session to keep your tiny little one comfortable + warm. We prefer simple + elegant styling with florals + greenery, lovely textures, bonnets and hair accessories to naturally showcase the beauty of your sweet new baby. Immediate family + siblings are always welcome + strongly encouraged to be included in the newborn session, as they are part of your growing family’s life story. 

- Amy B. | Maternity, Newborn + Family Client

Lauri and Carrie made me feel comfortable and beautiful when I certainly did not feel that way! (7 months pregnant + 2.5 postpartum.) They recommended hair + makeup and had a full wardrobe for me to choose from. I didn't have to worry about anything! The photos exceeded all expectations and I'll treasure them forever."

"I would 100% recommend
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- Aleks H. | Maternity boudoir, newborn + Family client

We met them while I was pregnant with our daughter and have since done maternity, newborn, and 6 month milestone sessions with them so far. I have never felt so beautiful as I have when I'm styled in their studio wardrobe and in front of their cameras. I can't even express how grateful I am to them for capturing the most precious moments of our lives for us to look back on forever."

"There aren't enough words to describe how much we love Lauri and Carrie and their amazing work! 

- MEGAN K. | Maternity, Newborn, + family client

"We LOVE Lauri and Carrie! We have gone to them for maternity, one/two/three year milestones, and all Santa/Holiday sessions for the past few years. We love how our house is filled with their beautiful images. I love the ease of having an outfit inspiration board emailed to me and/or using the wardrobe for mother and baby - it makes our lives so much easier! Lauri is always available to check over outfits and give her opinion since she knows the aesthetics best.

They are more than just photographers, they are an experience and worth every penny. 10/10 would recommend!

 NORA W. | Newborn + Family Client

With our oldest, it was the most relaxing and calm experience doing her photos! With our youngest, our toddler was having meltdowns left and right and what would have been a really stressful time ended up being so much better than we expected. Lauri and Carrie were so engaging and fun with her and worked some kind of magic to get us the most precious photos. One of my favorite parts is that you are able to use their studio wardrobe to style and have the ability to pick out accessories and colors that speak to you so each photo session from them is so unique with the same elegant look."

"Lauri and Carrie have done both of my daughters newborn photos and we couldn’t be happier with how they turned out! These are photos we will treasure forever and the best investment.

 We want to help time stand still for your growing family by documenting all of the sentimental details + beautiful moments for you. We'll provide a custom and equally special session day experience you'll love, and ends with tangible artwork you will treasure.

with a meaningful & effortless photography experience.

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We love to make styling simple + fun!

Our gorgeous client wardrobe is complimentary and provides you with a stress-free way to elegantly style your family!

We have a large collection of luxurious clothing for women, babies + young children to help make elegant styling effortless + guaranteed. We offer carefully selected pieces that flatter a wide range of body types and style preferences so you can feel confident on your session day.

our luxury studio wardrobe

Hair & Makeup

Providing easy access to some of Dayton's top hair + makeup artists is an important way we serve the busy women who come to us. Getting professional hair + makeup done can really elevate the look of your session, and gives you an extra boost of confidence. They can even style you in the comfort of your own home while you relax and get pampered before your session!

 If you are interested in adding on professional hair + makeup to your session experience, we will happily coordinate everything for you. 

professional hair + makeup


We absolutely love welcoming families into our cozy boutique studio, which is filled with dreamy natural light all year long! It is a lovely and unique space, set up in a lifestyle approach that can resemble a beautiful bedroom, or a simple white wall background.

When you visit our studio, we welcome you like family and want you to feel completely at home! We always have hot coffee, tea or cocoa, water and delicious snacks waiting for you while you sit back and let us take amazing care of you. We can’t wait to show you what we can create for your family in our lovely space!

our boutique studio


Almost every session is photographed by both Lauri + Carrie. Lauri, the lead photographer, captures the essential portraits + family combinations while Carrie assists and focuses on the organic in-between moments and details. This unique approach provides clients with so many amazing, diverse moments captured quickly + simultaneously. Having two photographers means special moments are not missed and close attention is being paid to every detail, as both photographers constantly ensure everyone looks their very best throughout the entire session.

our unique session experience


~You will receive a private online viewing gallery of beautifully retouched images to decide how you would like to enjoy your images

~Whether you are simply wanting your collection of digital files, or hoping to turn your images into beautiful artwork, we have something for everyone and are here to help you

~With products such as heirloom albums and framed fine art prints, all of our artwork is custom designed to meet your family's needs and style preferences

03. After Your Session

~If you are having professional hair+makeup done, the stylist will come to your home to pamper you before the session

~We will bring any wardrobe + accessories that you previously picked out, all freshly steamed and ready for you

~Enjoy a relaxed + fun, love-filled session

02. Your Session Day

~You will receive our exclusive portrait planning guide with detailed styling suggestions + helpful session tips

~We will invite you to the studio for an in-person consultation where we will chat about your vision for your custom session experience, and to try on our beautiful client wardrobe

01. Upon Booking

the session includes:
  • session planning + styling guide
  • use of our client wardrobe for women, babies + young children
  • your session time in studio or outdoors
  • 50-75+ final images to download
  • keepsake box of prints
  • custom artwork design available
  • immediate family is welcome in all full sessions

There is a $400 deposit to reserve a Full Maternity session, and will go towards your final balance. Petite Studio Maternity option also available. Please inquire for full session pricing + additional details.

Newborn Portrait Session



Luxury membership clients receive special perks such as:

  • a savings on the session price
  • use of studio wardrobe
  • one set of complimentary birth announcements (or holiday cards)
  • heirloom product credit
  • a keepsake box of prints at the end of your membership
  • priority booking

Reserve 3-4 FULL sessions upfront to join the membership. You can custom create any combination of sessions to fit within your personal collection!

Luxury Membership


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The ideal time to photograph a newborn session is between the first 1-3 weeks of life. We only accept a limited number of newborns per month, so please reserve your session date as early as possible to ensure a session with us.

How old should my baby be for their newborn portraits?

Our newborn sessions always encourage family to be a big part of the session! We have a lifestyle approach that really focuses on the natural and loving connections your family has for your new baby. We will certainly capture beautiful newborn portraits of your little one alone as well, preserving all of those precious details we know you’ll cherish as they grow.

Is family involved in the newborn session or is it mostly photos of the baby?

Our client wardrobe specializes in providing a boutique wardrobe for women and young children. We have a growing collection of shirts for Dad and select pieces for children 5T+. Before your session takes place, we’ll invite you to our studio where we will help do all the style planning for you!

You can browse our wardrobe collection like it’s your own closet until we decide the best combinations for each member of your family. If we don’t have a certain item you need, we’ll help you find it! We also provide you with tons of style inspiration in our exclusive planning guide you’ll receive upon booking.

What should my family wear for the newborn session?

Aside from personal care items such as diapers, bottles, pacifiers, etc. we provide everything you may need for a beautiful newborn session. Our client closet is overflowing with beautifully textured blankets, swaddles, onesies, knit bonnets, delicate hair bows + so much more! If there’s an heirloom item that’s dear to you, you are always welcome to bring it but everything else is completely taken care of!

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