Newport Beach, CA & Gilbert, AZ • Sessions by appointment only

Kids Portrait Session | Newport Back Bay | Kids Photographer

Newport Beach Kids Photography

We’ve been shooting these sisters since they were babies, and love to make each of their sessions look different to reflect their growth and change. We went to the Back Bay for this Newport Beach Kids Photography session. It offers gorgeous light, wide-open spaces, and is a great nature option to beach photos. It’s also an ideal location to catch kids in action as they explore their surroundings together.

The girls wore matching dresses, accessorized differently to avoid being too matched. This is an easy option if you aren’t sure what to have your kids wear. We made sure to get a big smile out of the older sister to show how proud she was of her missing teeth!

Tips and tricks!

In general, it’s best to shoot younger children later in the day, when they’ve had something to eat and a nap (if they’re still young enough to need one). Taking time with your children before their session to look at professional pictures they’ve taken in the past, or through galleries of others photos on our website, and explaining what the process will be like will help prepare them for what to expect. We try to provide the right amount of poses and natural actions so children don’t get overwhelmed. There are so many great locations for Kids photography in Newport Beach!

We can’t wait to see these sisters again soon!


Gilmore Studios is a husband and wife team maternitynewbornchildren and family photography studio in Orange County, CA. Contact us for more info about booking your studio or on location session in the Southern California area. Brian and Jennifer Gilmore specialize in studio & natural light photography in Costa Mesa, Newport Beach, Corona Del Mar, Laguna Beach, Dana Point, Huntington Beach, and surrounding areas in OC and Los Angeles, CA. Call 949-698-3968 or email us to book your summer and fall 2017 photography sessions. Regular session pricing starts at $195. Mini session pricing varies, depending on theme.

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    Meet the Gilmores:

    Gilmore Studios is a husband and wife team that serves Orange County, Los Angeles, and San Diego areas. We specialize in fine wedding photography, family portraits, and newborn photography. Our studio has been in business since 2002.

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    PLace we call home:

    Newport Beach

    Number of kids:

    3 boys

    Years in business:

    Since 2002

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    Newport Beach, CA & Gilbert, AZ

    Session by appointment only