Rochester MN Newborn Photographer

A baby fills a place in your heart you never knew was empty

Honestly could you get a better job than this?  I get to snuggle babies for a living!!!  I have been called a baby whisperer by so many parents, it’s almost my second title!  I have been photographing newborn’s and babies for almost 10 years, and I absolutely love it!!!

Let me love you a little more… before you’re not little anymore

The newborn stage FLIES by… you wait 9 months to hold your precious baby, then before you know it they are walking.  Capture all the small details.. the toes, lips, smiles, yawns, because one day you wont remember exactly how they were.  As a momma of 4 herself, I know how it is.  I only got newborn photos with my last two babies, as it wasn’t popular back then.  I would give ANYTHING to have newborn and and baby photos of my first babies.  Sit back and relax as I handle the entire session.  I have photographed hundreds of babies, and I will cherish your little one as if it were my own.


Rochester MN Newborn Photographer


Serving as your Rochester MN Newborn Photographer, we take pride in every session we photograph.  All of the details you are probably already wondering can be found on this page.  If you do find you have more questions or are interested in booking a newborn or baby photo session, please contact me.


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Rochester MN Newborn photographer



Nicole’s photo studio is located just north of Rochester, Minnesota.  We are in the town of Pine Island, which is conveniently located to service all of Rochester, Twin Cities, Cannon Falls, Owatonna and surrounding Southeast MN.  We have a private studio loaded with all the props you need for your session.  No need to bring anything besides baby.

When do we do newborn photos-

Newborn photography is best done before 2 weeks old, BUT after 4 days old.  If mom is breastfeeding we will want to make sure that milk is in, and baby is eating well.  Babies typically go through a growth spur at around 2 weeks old, where they want to eat a lot, and they are harder to keep sound asleep.  I know you are probably thinking, lady babies sleep ALL DAY.  But when it comes to a newborn session, babies will most times be moved and situated a lot, so the sleepier the better.

I typically book newborn sessions a few months out, by putting your due date in my calendar.  Once you deliver, you will contact me to set up your “photo date”.  I sometimes have last minute openings, so don’t hesitate to contact me if you are looking for a last minute session.

Newborn sessions will last anywhere from 1-3 hours, depending on how your baby does.

When should I do baby photos-

After newborn sessions, I typically do 6,9 and or 12 month sessions.  These sessions are much shorter than a newborn session, at only about 30 minutes.  I like to wait to do the 6/7 month session once baby is sitting so that we can get a big variety of images.

What do I need to bring-

Just your baby!!! I have every prop you can think of in my studio, so don’t worry!





Newborn session $475

-Includes session and 20-30 high resolution images with release


Baby 6,9,12 month $350 alone or $300 if booked with newborn

-Includes 10-15 high resolution images with release