Newborn Photographer Charlotte NC | Baby Wilkes | Amanda McQuade Photography

As a professional newborn photographer in the Charlotte, NC area, I get all the time - When is the BEST time for newborn photographs?

And the answer is ANYTIME under 8 weeks is pretty perfect for newborn-baby portraits (at least in my book!)

Newborn photography has evolved quite a bit over the years, and thankfully I think we are seeing a shift BACK to just gorgeous clean images of your family, a very film-inspired look. And while I do love those REALLY POSED newborn photographs (think Anne Getty's) they just don't seem very "baby" to me. They seem like - WOW that's a GREAT photographer - and she is a great photographer! But those are something I'm necessarily going to want to hang on my wall or look at in 30 years.

What I love about newborn and family portraits that I create - they are timeless. I really believe you are going to LOVE your photos 30 years from now, that you'l be able to look back and see how wonderful and fleeting this little time was. And that's really want I'm aiming to create: a gorgeous, stress-free portrait session, where you can just focus on loving your little family and your images.

Speaking of a GORGEOUS Charlotte, NC newborn session! I adore this little guy Wilkes and GUESS WHAT - he's 7 weeks old here! Sometimes babies sleep a little less at this age, but we were still able to get some really sweet sleepy images for his parents, and look at his long eyelashes. Just amazing to me how they come out so perfect, little hand-wrinkles and everything!

Hi! I’m so thankful you are checking out my work here at my website and blog.

Looking for the best Charlotte, NC newborn photographers? Amanda McQuade specializes in maternity, newborn, and family photography in Charlotte, Fort Mill, and Weddington areas.

If you love these photos, and you are looking for Charlotte newborn photographers I would love to begin planning your session. With 10 years of specializing in my favorite ages of tiny humans, maternity, newborn, and young families and I would love to photograph your family! To see more of my maternity & newborn portfolio please click over HERE and get in touch if this is something you would love for your family.

Wondering what full sessions look like? I would be happy to show you what an entire gallery looks like while this blog space receives new posts, including older sessions mixed among new session sneak peeks.  I feel strongly that potential clients are able to see many full galleries of real sessions so you know exactly what to expect from your portraits as well! If you are interested in a custom portrait session with Amanda McQuade Photography and would like more information, please click here to learn more about me and this experience.

I’m currently reserving 2023 newborn sessions. If you would like to reserve your Charlotte area newborn photos, in my Uptown Charlotte studio or field on my calendar I would love for you to reach out!

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