Our style is serene, our expertise is second to none - the Auckland specialists in Newborn Photography, we are Photo Hive!


Newborn Photography is an art, something we have mastered through the countless families that have entrusted us to capture their precious memories.

The Newborn Experience



Our Newborn Photography Experience is a creative photo shoot designed for babies within the first 10 days up to one month of their lives. This is the best time to have a newborn photo shoot as your baby is less restless and can easily sleep for the session. In fact the sooner you are able to do the shoot the better! For this reason we highly recommend booking your newborn session with us before giving birth, that way we can guarantee this short window of opportunity.


Don't worry....if you have already given birth and you are reading this now, still get in touch with us and we can see what we have available.


We have 2 different options to choose from our most popular: studio photo shoot or an in-home photo shoot. The studio shoot is the recommended option as we will have available to us our full accessory library. This includes countless knitted by hand hats, full newborn wraps, beds, backgrounds, tutu's, blankets, baskets etc.


The session usually starts with a nice relaxing cuppa and a little feed for your baby, to get you all settled in. From there its all about your newborn as we take them through the various preselected outfits and sets. We encourage you to sit back, relax and enjoy the experience as we draw on our expertise in newborn photography. The studio is kept WARM to ensure your baby is comfortable, cosy and sleepy throughout.


We only use natural light for our newborn photo sessions. We love the softness and serenity it provides, just perfect for your newborn baby.


Once we are happy with the results we will usually move onto photos with mum and dad. Because of the lengthy photo shoot it is only really possible to get photos with mum and dad. This is our standard rule as we find inviting siblings is usually distracting for your baby - remember the session time is approximately 4 hours. We can of course involve your other children which is done by advanced arrangement before the photo session.


After your newborn photo shoot you will be invited back to our studio, usually within two weeks to view all the edited photos. This will be the first opportunity you will have to see the photos and be able to make your selections.


To view our product range and collections head on over to our pricing page.

Newborn Photography Experience - $99.99


What's Included:

Complimentary pre-session phone consultation to help you get prepared

Luxury Parnell studio experience or mobile home studio in your home

Session time is approximately one to four hours

Extensive range of props and wraps

1 hour Premiere session within 2 weeks

BONUS: $100 gift voucher for premium prints, flush mount albums or digital collections

My First Year Milestones Collection - $1499.99


What's Included:

Three custom designed photo shoots throughout your babies first year:

- 10 Days old Newborn Experience

- 5-8 months old Milestones Experience

- First Birthday Cake Smash Experience

All Edited Digital Negatives from All Three Photo Sessions - Saving of $1500*

BONUS: 50% OFF our 8x8" Premium Flush Mount 20 Page Photo Album, Custom Designed With The Years Highlights - Saving of $400*

Boutique Newborn & Family Photography Studio