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Veronique, thank you, you made me feel so beautiful! I was so skeptic and nervous about being photographed pregnant. You took all my worries away and made me feel comfortable and much more confident with myself. I love the pictures!
— Aissatou

Newborns

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Families

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I just want to do it all over again! So much fun with the family. The pictures are great.
— Paul

Contact Us:

Email: veronique@babybellyphotony.com

Phone: 212-807-1132

236 West 26th St

New York, NY 10001

It is a privilege to photograph a woman carrying life in her belly and to see her blossom during that experience. It's such a beautiful time in a woman's life! I feel so honored to be trusted by so many parents to capture the precious and fleeting moments in the first few days of a newborn's life. 

I love using photography to unite generations. Each photo session is a fun experience for parents and children, babies and grandparents to come together to celebrate love while I capture those intimate moments with my camera.

-Veronique

 

Newborn:

Surely no one wants to miss out on the opportunity of documenting the first days of her newborn child. Just imagine your baby fitting on daddy’s hand, sleeping like a little angel! We provide many exquisitely handcrafted props and set designs for our in-house shoots, making it a truly unique and memorable experience.

Maternity:

Celebrate your pregnancy with artistically crafted images focusing on that beautiful belly of yours! Give this precious gift to your husband, and most importantly, to your own child. Document the glowing beauty of a woman that has a life growing within her belly.

Little Ones:

We love to see your baby grow just as much as you do! In the blink of an eye, they’re already in college! So capture those elusive, but most important,milestones of their life: 

3 months: baby is comfortable on tummy and can lift his or her head up

6 months: baby is sitting up

9 months: baby is sitting very well, assuming crawl position and possibly standing with guidance

12 months: baby is usually standing with little or no guidance, and some are even learning to walk

18 months: baby is walking, cruising and rock climbing (oh wait!..not yet☺)

2 years: oh the fun life!

Family:

Let us capture the fun story of your wonderful family! Simple yet sophisticated portraits of your family members will keep the memories of this special life moment fresh forever! 

Why Hire a Professional

Nowadays point-and-shoot cameras and smartphones are getting so sophisticated that they can take pretty good pictures. Now even your grandma can occasionally score some great shots worth sharing on your Facebook or Instagram. So why should you hire a professional photographer to document your baby’s first steps and smiles? 

It’s safe to assume that you want the best doctors and the best teachers for your child, and that you do not trust your own future, health, or even your car repair to anyone who is less than a professional. Value and importance of knowledge, experience, and dedication of a professional are undeniable.

From your first phone call to the final printed photographs, my team and I promise you a unique experience, which will leave you happy and pleased. First we’ll start by getting to know you and discuss your preferences, needs and special requests to help you choose among the different sessions and styles. Whether traditional or photojournalistic, we will work with your desires in mind.

We use: professional photo and lighting equipment, props, elaborated post production and editing techniques. However most important to us is the way we thrive to make you feel: comfortable and relaxed, enjoying the creative process. You will fully appreciate hiring a professional photographer when you come to your first session and you will leave the studio happy and looking forward to seeing the great pictures you helped us create.

While ultimately it is up to you to decide how to document the first years of your baby’s life, we believe that hiring an experienced professional photographer will add a creative dimension to the experience, thus a more artistic and memorable result.

I hope that now you can see that hiring a professional photographer will bring you an incomparable experience resulting in custom crafted images that you'll be proud to display on the walls all around your house and share with everyone for years to come!

What You Should Know

When to book your newborn session?

The best time to photograph a newborn baby is when they are under two weeks of age. After two weeks, babies are a little harder to settle and with things like colic and baby acne, the process becomes more difficult. You can contact us at any time during your pregnancy to give us an estimated due date and we’ll make a tentative booking. When you arrive home from hospital with your baby, you can contact us to arrange a suitable time and day for your session. 

What to wear for your session?

Always choose solid colors.
Avoid patterns, logos, branding, and busy design as well as anything shiny or reflective.
Favored neutral colors: earth colors, white, black, brown, gray are a good choice. However if you like more vivid colors or have a particular affection for a specific one, try to match it for the family shots.
Keep in mind that white, red and generally bright colors attract attention.
Still not sure what to wear? Give us a call and we will be happy to help!

Where your session will be held? 

Your newborn/maternity session will take place in our home studio located in Chelsea, right in New York City.

How long will the session take?

Newborn sessions can take 3-4 hours, allowing enough time for feeding and comforting.The duration of a maternity session depends on the prior agreement made.

When can you get the proofs?

About 3-4 weeks after your session, I will email you with a password for your private online proofing gallery. The online gallery will remain active for 14 days. Once the full payment is received, your prints will be ordered; they can take 2-3 weeks with delivery. Specialty items such as canvas, books, or albums might take a little longer. All images will be stored and archived after 60 days. Once the gallery has been closed there will be a $25 fee to upload your gallery for an additional 7 days.

How does the ordering process work?

You can order your prints by sending me an email with your selections. An invoice will then be sent back to you with the payment details. We accept PayPal, bank deposit, check, or cash. 

What are the terms and conditions?

Belly Baby Photo reserves the right to use any photograph in any form such as, but not limited to, the use in advertising, reproduction, and copyright.Belly Baby Photo copyrights all images, even those you purchase. Copying, scanning, or reproducing images is strictly prohibited. Print-screening images from this website is also against the law. All offenders will be prosecuted accordingly. Prices are subject to change without notice and are non-negotiable.Prices are guaranteed for 30 days after your session. Due to the custom nature of photographic products, no refunds will be issued. By hiring Belly Baby Photo, you agree to these terms.

Our Studio

Chelsea Daylight Studios is conveniently located in the heart of Manhattan and has been providing photography services since 1998. Combining its prime location with spectacular daylight and the coziness of a fully equipped kitchen, we feel you’ll love the studio as much as we do! We also have a beautiful green terrace and access to the rooftop. 

But what makes Chelsea Daylight Studio so attractive and unique for your family?

We provide you with a complimentary baby changing station and a sound system to pop in your families` favorite music. So while the shoot with your baby is in progress, you can relax on a comfy couch and enjoy any of our complimentary refreshments.

We made sure to create a relaxing and welcoming environment. We know that “little accidents” can happen... on the table, blanket, shirt, or on any of our props, but you don’t have to worry about that during the shoot because we’ll take care of it!

Session Investment

Your investment will be broken down into session fee depending on your choice of session and then some packages including high res images and fine art prints or other choices: albums, baby books etc.

Packages

Packages and digital pricing can be discussed over the phone or by visiting our studio.Our product catalog is available for viewing during your in person ordering appointment.

Custom Prints

We have a full catalog of products, including frames, announcements, holiday cards, jewelry, metals, books and more. For purchasing your digital images - please call the studio for details.

A La Carte

Just to give you more flexibility...You are able to order each item separate besides the packages.

Testimonials

“It`s been a great experience, we felt so much at home.We left the studio feeling we were family and knew each other forever. Thank you Veronique!”

– Danijela

“Veronique thank you so very much for sending these! They look amazing!! You do such beautiful work!! So excited they are so cute!! Xx”

– Kristen

“Veronique, thank you, you made me feel so beautiful! I was so skeptic and nervous about being photographed pregnant. You took all my worries away and made me feel comfortable and much more confident with myself. I love the pictures! ”

– Aissatou

“I just want to do it all over again! So much fun with the family. The pictures are great.”

– Paul

“I am so happy to have found you Veronique! My most important memories are captured beautifully. I will cherish them forever and show them to everyone around. ”

– Nancy

About Veronique

Born and raised in France, I currently reside in New York City and work as a professional newborn/baby/maternity photographer.

I fell in love with photography at the age of 12 and it is still one the most fulfilling things in my life. Throughout my career as a photographer, I’ve had success in many different genres such as fashion, portraiture, and advertising. Later on I came to realize that I receive the greatest joy and fulfillment when I am photographing pregnant women, newborn babies, and children with their families. Since then I have fully committed myself to the art of capturing these precious moments for families around New York.

It is such a privilege to photograph a woman carrying a life inside her belly, to see her blossom and glow. What a beautiful time in a woman's life! Honored with trust by many New York and New Jersey families, I capture these precious and fleeting moments in their lives.

I believe that photography is truly a tool capable of uniting several generations of a family. Each photo session is a fun experience for everybody: parents, grandparents, children, and even pets! It is a great time for all to come together to celebrate and capture their love for each other.