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The Newborn Experience

In the tender embrace of your newborn, there exists a world of pure and unspoken emotions. Every glance, every gentle touch, every fleeting expression holds an extraordinary story waiting to be preserved. At Melinda Gilmore Photography, we specialize in capturing the genuine and heartfelt moments that make your baby's early days unforgettable. Our lens is attuned to the subtlest of smiles, the squishy rolls and the most profound connections that only a newborn can express.

With every click of the camera, we aim to freeze time, providing newborn portraits that allow you to revisit the raw, unfiltered emotions that define this beautiful chapter of your life. These are the moments you'll treasure forever, and it's our privilege to make them last a lifetime through our artistry in newborn photography.

Moments to Treasure Forever: Capturing Your Newborn's Purest Emotions


Start by reaching out to me. You can visit my website and fill out the contact form, send me an email, or simply give me a call. I'm here to assist you every step of the way.

I look forward to hear your vision for your session. The process is super easy and I am here to make the entire process enjoyable and document your most special memories that you will treasure for years to come. 

1. Say Hello

Once you've contacted me, we'll schedule a consultation. During this chat, I'll get to know you and your vision for your newborn baby's photo shoot. We'll discuss your specific photography needs, such as the type of session you're interested in, your preferred date and time, and any special requests you may have.

2. Schedule it

To officially secure your newborn session date, I'll prepare a contract that outlines all the essential terms and conditions. This will cover the contract, tentative session date, and other important details. As part of this step, I'll request a session retainer which we offer various payment methods for your convenience.

Before the session day, I'll provide you with a handy preparation guide and any special instructions to ensure that your photo session goes smoothly and is filled with happy moments.

3. Planning it

On the day of the session, I'll be fully equipped and ready when you arrive at the studio. My aim is to capture those extraordinary and heartwarming moments. I'm experienced in ensuring both you and your baby feel comfortable and relaxed throughout the session.

Everything that is setup for your newborn baby's photo session is designed around the color scheme and options you choose prior to the session.

4. Your Session

About one week after the session, we will meet again in person or by zoom to go through your beautiful gallery.  I am here to help guide you with the best products and prints that suit you and your family. Once you've made your selections and choose the products that you would like to purchase we will submit your order to my lab. 

5. Your Photographs

Your satisfaction is my ultimate goal. After the session, I'll request your feedback to help us continue improving our services. I'll also follow up with you to ensure you're delighted with the results and to address any questions or concerns you may have. Your joy is my top priority!

I'm here to make your maternity photography experience seamless, enjoyable, and full of lasting memories. I'm looking forward to capturing those beautiful moments with you!

6. your satisfaction

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The Newborn Process

Beautiful & fun sessions that
result in artwork on your walls


Newborn reviews

"I could not have asked for a better experience with our newborn photography session! Melinda was amazing with our baby girl! Her studio is outfitted with heaters and noise machines that kept her incredibly happy throughout the whole session. She had a wonderful assortment of setups and accessories that gave us a huge selection of photos to choose from. Not only did we get incredible pictures of our sweet girl, we also got amazing family pictures that we will cherish forever! If you’re looking to capture memories that will last forever, look no further!"

- John & Claire

Baby Bonnie

newborn Session

We searched for a long time to find someone to do our maternity and newborn pictures for our rainbow babygirl and we are so happy we found Melinda!! She was so nice and sweet and made sure we got all the shots we wanted for our family and she even gifted us the cutest hat for our baby with her name on it for her shoot! We have a beautiful collection of photos that we will cherish forever all thanks to her!
- Trishstan & Jai

newborn Session


"Melinda is a fantastic photographer, she cared for my girls so well during our sessions. She was extremely professional and my family felt safe and so comfortable in her studio. She had the magic touch because both of my babies did so wonderful during our sessions with her. Melinda’s work is truly beautiful and I wouldn’t trust anyone else with my most precious memories!"

newborn Session


"When I first spoke to Melinda about photographing Chandler, she asked about our family and our background. I shared with her that Chandler was not our firstborn; she has a sister in Heaven who was born pre-term and did not survive. Melinda took one of Chandler’s photos and created a beautiful rainbow above her to honor her connection to her sister and her place as our “rainbow baby.” We are so grateful to Melinda for capturing our sweet little Chandler at such a precious time! It seems like she is growing so fast right before our eyes!"
-Ashanti & Bianca

newborn Session


"If you’re looking for a kind, patient and gifted photographer for any occasion look no more. Melinda was very gentle and patient with my newborn and paid attention to every detail. Her products are of top quality and you’ll end up wanting to buy everything she has to offer. We live two hours away and it was worth the drive. We can’t wait to return for more pictures."

- Omar and Ashley

newborn session

Baby Benjamin

"After looking at several photographers work I decided to go with Melinda. She did a fantastic job at capturing my little boy. She listened to exactly what I wanted when it came to props, outfits, and backgrounds! She was amazing with my little boy in keeping him calm in order to capture the pictures also! Overall it was a good experience and I now have the sweetest pictures to hang of my new little family on my walls!"
- Taylor and Scott

newborn session

Baby weston

Melinda is so professional! She is a dedicated photographer that goes out of her way for all of her clients! She is most definitely a baby whisperer and can capture the most amazing memories for you! We will always continue to use Melinda as our photographer!

newborn session

Baby grayson

Highly recommend Melinda Gilmore- from maternity to newborn sessions. ALL of her work is beautiful. The newborn pictures of my girl were so beautiful. We’ve gotten so many compliments on them ❤️ we’ll cherish these memories forever

newborn session

Baby wren
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In order to provide my clients with the best possible service, I only take a limited number of sessions per month. Contact me to reserve your session as soon as possible! 

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