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Hi, I’m Janette of Beautifully You Photography.  I’ve been capturing memories with my gorgeous portraits for 20 years.  You’re SO welcome at my peaceful, sunny studio in Charmouth or the stunning beach on the Jurassic Coast where we can take some pictures in the full glory of nature.

The comfort and well-being of your family is my priority at all times.  You can rest assured that, with 20 years of experience as a professional photographer and as a mother myself, you are in safe hands.  Your beautiful images will forever be a precious reminder of your little family.

Studio location: Charmouth
Location areas covered: Weymouth and Dorchester - Lyme Regis

Website: Beautifully You Photography
Facebook: Beautifully You and Baby
Instagram: Beautifully You and Baby
Email: [email protected]

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Hi, I’m Kirsty and I’m here to capture your story from the very beginning.  From birth to newborn to family.

Lifestyle photography in the comfort of your own home or for the nature lovers, outdoors sessions in a favourite location in and around the Dorset coast.

I aim to provide you with a collection of natural and timeless images that captures the love and connection of your family.  Telling your story at every beautiful chapter.

Location areas covered: Based in Weymouth, providing photoshoots in home or on location in Dorset

Website: Kirsty Hastie Photography
Facebook: Kirsty Hastie Photography
Instagram: Kirsty Hastie Photography
Email: [email protected]


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I am a newborn and family photographer based in Ferndown.  I have 15 years experience and have a cosy studio in Ferndown with parking.  I am well known for my ability to put you at ease in front of the camera.

I am also known locally as the baby whisperer as I am really good at settling babies.  So you can sit back and relax.  Your baby’s comfort and safety are my absolute priority so you are in good hands.

I love photographing families on location around our beautiful countryside and beaches and I have a special New Forest Photography permit.

Studio location: Ferndown
Location areas covered: Dorset & New Forest

Website: Fiona Moorey Photography
Facebook: Fiona Moorey Photography
Instagram: Fiona Moorey Photography
Email: [email protected]

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Hi, I’m Hollie and I have been a milestone photographer for over 11 years now.  Capturing life's biggest moments through authentic, emotive and natural photography.

I'd love to welcome you to my serene studio in Broadstone, to capture all stages of Motherhood, Newborn and Family.  All my sessions are relaxed, free flowing and totally baby-led, with time allocated to feed and change so it's a stress free environment. 
I style my sessions using warm, natural tones and textures to create timeless memories.  Motherhood and Family sessions can also be held along our beautiful coastlines or countryside.

Studio location: Broadstone, Poole
Location areas covered: Dorset

Website: Hollie Alderson Photography
Facebook: Hollie Alderson Photography
Instagram: Hollie Alderson Photography
Email: [email protected]

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I’d describe myself as a very relaxed, informal and natural photographer.  Photoshoots are always on location or in home, not studio based, capturing couples and families, this puts people at ease straight away and helps to bring out and show their true selves so no forced smiles.  Creating a connection with people is so important to me, I want to tell your story in the most natural and honest way.

I love that photography can be a beautiful way to create a visual story that reflects your day.  I'm totally in love with what I do, I feel it’s my purpose to make people happy with what I love to do.

Location areas covered: Based in Shaftesbury but cover all areas of Dorset

Website: Kirsty Hardiman Photography
Facebook: Kirsty Hardiman Photography
Instagram: Kirsty Hardiman Photography
Email: [email protected]

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Since 2013 I have been providing beautiful, natural light, newborn, baby and cake smash photography from my beautiful studio in Poole.

Family photography is offered all across Dorset making the most of the stunning area that we live in. I also specialise in larger family generation photography sessions.

Studio location: Poole
Location areas covered: All of Dorset

Website: Samantha Prewett Photography
Facebook: Samantha Prewett Photography
Instagram: Samantha Prewett Photography
Email: [email protected]

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Hi, I’m Cat, I have over 15 years experience photographing newborns and families.  My super power is to make you feel at ease during your session and take all the stress away on the lead up to the shoot.  We have many touch points before your shoot to discuss all the details to create the most amazing images for you.

I’m a mum of 2 boys so please don’t worry about your children misbehaving during the shoot, I’m used to chaos!  I have many tricks up my sleeve to make the shoot fun for everyone.

Studio location: Poole
Location areas covered: Poole, Bournemouth & Christchurch

Website: Cat Parsons
Facebook: Cat Parsons Photography
Instagram: CP Photography Bournemouth
Email: [email protected]

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I am a family, portrait and event photographer based in BH17.

I like to capture images which visually tell a story.  I take on a documentary approach, providing relaxed and natural images, which capture genuine interactions and moments as they unfold.

All my family sessions use natural light and primarily take place outdoors but can also take place in your own home.

I have a variety of packages available, including maternity and newborn, families, couples, weddings, and also mini sessions.

Location areas covered: All of Dorset

Website: Phoebe Reeks Photography
Facebook: Phoebe Reeks Photography
Instagram: Phoebe Reeks Photography
Email: [email protected]

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Creative family photographer specialising in candid photos, maternity, baby, cake smash, family and weddings.

Location areas covered: All of Dorset

Website: Tan Cam Photography
Facebook: Tan Cam Photography
Instagram: Tan Cam Photography
Email: [email protected]

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I specialise in relaxed at home newborn photography sessions.  My ‘in home’ sessions work particularly well for newborns and younger babies, where they, and you, are relaxed.  I come to you and the session is led by baby.

I also offer outdoor family photography.  For children older than two, it’s great to get outside, where they can have a play and be free, and we can get some lovely photos with a beautiful natural backdrop.

Location areas covered: Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole

Website: Aby Rafter
Facebook: Aby Rafter Photography
Instagram: Aby Rafter Photography
Email: [email protected]

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I specialise in beautiful, timeless portrait photography of babies and children, and particularly enjoy creating images of children in a more thoughtful and reflective way.  My unique style of photography has won over twenty national awards.

I have worked as a children’s photographer for 30 years so I am experienced in bringing out the very best in your child.  My main objective in every photographic session is to create images of your child that you will love and I always tailor the session to your child’s personality.

Studio location: Home studio in Broadstone, Poole

Website: Lisa Visser Fine Art
Facebook: Lisa Visser Photography
Instagram: Lisa Visser Photography
Email: [email protected]

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Emotive Newborn and Family Photography Dorset

Hi, I’m Sophie, Mother, Photographer, Entrepreneur and self-confessed Pinterest Addict, I’m completely style obsessed.

From newborn shoots to maternity imagery or family sessions, there’s so much magic in these little glimpses of motherhood, it’s a real passion but also a privilege to be part of your story.  For me, it’s not just about taking photographs, it’s about setting the scene.  Selecting the shades and the subtle colours, ensuring there’s texture and a timeless quality to the images – it’s about so much more than just holding a camera.  This is my happy place.

Location areas covered: All of Dorset

Website: S Bowdler Photography
Facebook: Sophie Bowdler Photography
Instagram: Sophie Bowdler Photography
Email: [email protected]

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An experienced photographer in Poole, I specialise in photographing newborn babies and families.

Newborn photography is best done in the early days of your baby’s life, when they are sleepy and curled up.  Sessions at this age are completely guided by your baby and what makes them comfortable and settled.  I never rush and together we will create some beautiful portraits of your baby.

Family photography is fun and memorable!  I include the whole family and work with children of all ages to get the very best from them, so you go away with a fantastic gallery of images to choose from which really shows your personalities and gives you artwork you will love to display!

Studio location: Bournemouth

Website: Hello Baby Academy
Facebook: Hello Baby Academy
Email: [email protected]

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I’m here to capture you and your family in a natural, honest way.  To give you warm, nostalgic family photos filled with love, life and adventure.

Held in my cosy studio in Weymouth, my newborn sessions are a chance for you to escape the steady stream of relatives, naps and nappies.  There’ll be no pressure, no expectations, just a safe, comfortable space where you can forget the rest of the world and spend time together as a family.

My sessions are free-flowing, and completely baby-led.  I’ll invite you in, make you a drink and a snack, and then let the session unravel organically from there.  I may gently pose your child occasionally, but props are kept to a minimum so I can tell the story of your family in an honest way, and capture your tiny, beautiful little person just as they are.

My Maternity & Family Sessions are held outdoors along the beautiful coastlines or countryside we have here in Dorset.

Studio location: Weymouth
Location areas covered: All of Dorset

Website: Sarah MAC Photography
Facebook: Sarah MAC Photography
Instagram: Sarah MAC Photography
Email: [email protected]

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My name is Rosalyn and I am a newborn and child specialist professional photographer.  I have a beautiful all white modern home studio in Bournemouth with a light and airy style.  I have years of experience working with children and I’m fully trained and insured to handle tiny newborns and pose them into safe comfortable positions as if they were still in the fetal position.

5 star reviews and winner of best family photographer as voted by Dorsetmums!

Maternity, newborn, baby, cake smash etc are all available to book.

Studio location: Bournemouth

Website: Rosalyn Jay Photography
Facebook: Rosalyn Jay Photography
Instagram: Rosalyn Jay Photograpyhy
Email: [email protected]

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Multi Award Winning Maternity & Newborn specialist offering in home newborn sessions or relaxed lifestyle maternity sessions.

With a passion for storytelling and a commitment to capturing authentic, candid moments, we aim to provide our clients with beautiful images that you will cherish for a lifetime.

Location areas covered: East Dorset & Purbeck

Website: Luxury Newborn Photographer
Facebook: Twice As Nice Photo UK
Instagram: Twice As Nice Photo UK
Email: [email protected]

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