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

Newport Beach Pier – Family Portrait Photographer


Newport Beach Pier – Family Portrait Photographer

This is one of our favorite Newport Beach Pier sessions! We have loved photographing this family over the years and consider them some of our best friends! Tara is Jennifer’s favorite hair stylist and she even cuts our boy’s hair!

The Historic Newport Beach Pier

The Newport Beach Pier is a local favorite when it comes to rustic wooden piers in OC. The original Newport Beach pier was constructed in 1888 and was later rebuilt after a storm in the 1940’s. This area is somewhat of a tourist destination in the summer so plan on arriving early if you want a parking spot! There are many historic buildings right next to the pier. We love to grab a Sea Side Donut or a corn dog from Jane’s with the kiddos. There are many great restaurants in this area so be sure to plan on eating after your session!

Best Time To Visit the Newport Beach Pier

The fall and winter seasons are the best time to take photos at the Newport Beach Pier. Many families travel here for their summer vacation and want a portrait here, but the crowds make it a challenge. If you are planning a summer family portrait photo, mornings are best. If you have your heart set on a sunset photo, be ready to battle the beach goers, photographers, and other families with your same idea!

About the photographer

Gilmore Studios is a husband and wife team maternity, newborn, children 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 natural light photography in Irvine, Huntington Beach, Costa Mesa, Newport Beach, Corona Del Mar, Laguna Beach, Dana Point, and surrounding areas in OC and Los Angeles, CA.

Call 949-698-3968 or email us to book your next family photography session.


Newport Beach Family Portrait Photographer

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.

Fun Facts:

PLace we call home:

Newport Beach

Number of kids:

3 boys

Years in business:

Since 2002

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Family photography

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