I am a baby photographer in Chesapeake VA and surrounding areas. My specialties are newborn, fresh 48, birth, and milestone photography. These specialties are described briefly in the snippets below. Click the “learn more” buttons if you would like details about each specialty.

The first steps…

The first step in requesting your baby photographer is to choose which type of session(s) you want!

You can view my pricing by clicking on the link.

image of newborn wearing green sleepy cap and lying on a wooden bed with green merino wool and burlap blanket photography by baby photographer providence jen reid


Your little blessing will only by tiny for a short time. Their faces won’t stay like that for long! Start the baby book off right by taking the time to create heirloom quality photos. Get out of the house and let me photograph your newborn using safe poses, beautiful props, and wrapping. Once you book, I will send a newborn questionnaire. This information will help me tailor your session for your family. Traditionally, newborn photos are taken when the baby is 5 to 21 days old. Book your due date now to reserve your spot. 

image of a newborn baby in his mothers arms near a bright hospital window


Fresh 48 photography is performed at a hospital, birth center, or home just after your newborn’s delivery. Service areas include Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Norfolk, Suffolk, and Williamsburg Virginia. Sessions are booked on your due date with the understanding that the baby will come on their own time. Once labor starts and the baby is born,  you or a loved one will notify me and arrange the best and most convenient time to take pictures! Book now to reserve your due date. 

Image of one year old girl on white backdrop she is wearing a teal jumper she is surrounded by books and toys


Sitter sessions are for babies that can sit unassisted. A sitter session is the next photography milestone after a newborn photography session. The common age for a sitter session is six months old. These sessions are really cute because the baby is curious and likes to smile. My favorite pose is one where we place the baby on their back and encourage them to discover their feet. It’s adorable!

Birthday Sessions are another example of a milestone session. This session celebrates your baby turning one! It’s a great opportunity to get a portrait to share with the family and to hang on your walls. Children love seeing their images framed on the wall. It makes them feel important and loved! Make sure you print a large photo so they can see!

I hope to be your baby photographer in Virginia Beach and surrounding areas. I am looking forward to meeting you and your new family!

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