Have you always wanted an Anne Geddes-inspired photograph of your precious bub? Or, perhaps a more natural, relaxed shot of the family? Little Steps has narrowed down the list of top photographers in Kuala Lumpur who specialize in families, newborns, babies, maternity, and kids too. From freelance to professional studios, we’ve got them all here for you!
A native of Sarawak, Asther is a self-taught photographer and avid scuba diver who started out dabbling in underwater shots in 2003 before moving on to wedding shots. Based in Selangor, she now focuses her energy on maternity, newborn, children and family shots. Asther takes pride in her natural, fun and candid shots focused on capturing moments of interaction.
The founder of Bailey Babies Photography, Mabel Tan decided to make newborn photography her true calling following the birth of her twin daughters in 2014. In 2016, she received two silver awards from the WPPI competition in the newborn category and three silver awards from the PPAC competition in the Children’s category. Mabel utilizes imported props for her newborn photo shoots to create a clean, crisp and clear image.
Bailey Babies Photography, +6012 786 1268, www.baileybabies.com
Grace and her team of photographers will capture your special moments, from weddings to pregnancy to birthdays and family shots. Their photos often tell a beautiful, meaningful story and will be a wonderful keepsake for years to come.
Stories By Integricity, Unit 3-3, Oval Damansara, Jalan Damansara 60000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +6017 612 0717, https://stories.my/
Irene is an award-winning photographer specializing in the art of capturing bellies, babies, and children. Her work is crafted with love and a fierce passion to create meaningful and lasting memories of these precious moments that last only a while. Based in Kuala Lumpur, this mother of one began her love affair with photography when she started taking photos of her own baby which did not turn out so well. From there, she resolved to master the use of her DSLR, and her interest in newborn photography took off from there.
June Ng’s love affair with photography started in 2008 when she began taking photos with her first DSLR, a Canon 450D and captured happy subjects and joyful moments. In 2012, the birth of her child sparked her desire to capture those special moments forever which led to a full-time career as a photographer for newborns, toddlers, maternity and family portraiture. She has won two international awards from PPAC including a silver award in the Children’s category and a bronze in the Pregnancy category. June favors a natural, pure and conceptual style in her shoots with a simple set-up.
Merry Moments Photography was founded by Barbara Choo in 2015 following the arrival of her baby girl. Her love for capturing meaningful moments began to grow from there, and she started traveling abroad to gain knowledge from award-winning newborn and children photographers from Australia, the United Kingdom, and Russia. Her passion lies in photographing newborns, and the safety of the child is the utmost priority for her. Barbara will visit clients with her mobile studio and props to capture the newborn’s best shot.
Merry Moments Photography, +6017 317 2326, Facebook
As one of the few male photographers specializing in newborn photography, Zainin Zamanhuri or better known as Takara Sakana started out as a wedding photographer in 2012, and now runs a studio in Ipoh, Perak but travels throughout Malaysia to capture those precious shots.
Newborn Photography by Takara, +6013 387 2838, Facebook
From engagement portraits and wedding day to maternity and family portraits, Samantha captures those special moments in a natural setting, which in turn results in sweet, nostalgic shots that appear real and unstaged. Just browse through her photo album and you'll see plenty of happy portraits of families and loved ones, mostly photographed outdoors in natural light. She accepts both local and international assignments, so if you like her style, give her a call.
Specializing in portraits of children, couples, family and maternity shots, his work is gorgeous and extremely appealing with the use of colors and props to bring out the best in the subjects. Just browse his album to get an idea on his artistic style...heck, we're so tempted to book a session right away!
Kuala Lumpur-based husband and wife photography team specializing in pictures of newborns, children and the whole family, capturing everything from those first moments with your new child to everyday life at home with the family. Choose from packages that see the duo document time spent together at leisure that will last a lifetime, or memorialize on film the first hours of a little one's life.
As a mother, founder and full-time photographer at O-Peekaboo Baby Photography, Wan Ching runs her photography business in both Kuala Lumpur and Penang. She has a deep passion for creating creative portraits of newborns, moms-to-be, and families, all with a simple, natural and heartwarming style. Besides striving for her very best to capture all sweet and engaging images for all her clients, Wan Ching makes it a point to ensure all her newborn photography sessions are safe and comfortable for both baby and parents.
O-Peekaboo Baby Photography, +6017 469 0143, www.o-peekaboo.com
Photographer Anais Ooi of Papierhat Studio started out as a pre-wedding photographer in 2001, before venturing into newborn photography following the birth of her first child in 2007. She wanted to capture images of her newborn after realizing that such precious moments tend to go by in a blink. By capturing these fleeting moments, she hopes to freeze and preserve the miracles and beauty of life to admire over the years to come. As a photographer with an adventurous style, Anais loves to explore new poses and new techniques, and her style will appeal to those who prefer something unconventional.
Papierhat Studio, +6016 666 7669, Facebook
Passionate about family, love, and life, Sherine’s interest in photography started about five years ago but only in the past two years did she fully immerse herself in her business. She specializes in first-year cake smash photography, maternity, newborn and family portraiture as she enjoys capturing moments of love and emotions that reveals the human connection. She injects fun into her photo sessions, and as a mother herself, she is able to empathize with new parents and the high level of patience required in handling little ones. Crediting her husband for sparking her interest in photography, Sherine’s in-studio newborn photography packages are available within Petaling Jaya.
Sherine Loh Photography, +6012 300 5033, Facebook
Photographer Fish Quan derives much pleasure in photographing newborns due to her natural fondness for babies, and her self-professed high level of patience. Her keen eye allows her to create soft, natural images for precious bubs, partly also due to her mastery as a make-up artist over the past eight years. Her interest in photography started out as a hobby where she tried her hand in outdoor photography before setting up her own studio in 2015. Today, she prefers to shoot indoors. Along with newborns and children, Fish also provides photography services for maternity, graduation, cake smashing as well as event photography such as birthdays and weddings.
Studio21 Photography, +6016 668 0353, Facebook