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Newborn Photography Alexandria Va

Congratulations!! Let me guess…. you‘ve had a secret Pinterest board for the nursery ever since you found out right! Or was that just me?!?!


Now it’s all coming together but every photographer you find is putting costumes on babies and posing them in baskets and while cute, that’s just not your style right?!?! As an Alexandria Virginia newborn photographer, I specialize in light and bright at-home lifestyle photo sessions in your nursery.


Capturing all the details and moments of that tiny baby and your new little family! These photos will tell the story of the next chapter in your life and you deserve great images.

Worried about what to wear?

No problem I’ve got you covered with a What to Wear for your Lifestyle Newborn Session Guide plus tons of Pinterest inspiration for you and the whole family!


Afraid that your house might be too dark?

Don’t stress I always bring extra flashes with me to each of my sessions and determine once I’m there if we need it or not. You’d be surprised how often we don’t need it! Plus when we do I’ll make it look just like natural sunlight so you won’t be able to tell. If you’ve looked through my website I guarantee you’ve seen images with extra lighting but you didn't even realize it!


What about siblings?

Yes, siblings and of course Dad are always included in sessions. Even the furry siblings are 100% welcome in the photos! I’ve got several videos on my IGTV talking about siblings and pets if you want to check them out.


Does it sound like Lifestyle is exactly what you are looking for? Are you ready to learn more about booking a newborn photo session? Click the View Details button below to get started!

Newborn Photography Northern Va
"Melissa took beautiful photos of my family. She was so patient with our 2.5 year old and 3 week old and got all the tiny details I was wanting. I will cherish the photos forever!"Erica

Newborn Photography Alexandria Va

Melissa Arlena Photography is based in Fredericksburg, Va but serves all of Washington, DC and Northern Virginia including Alexandria, Arlington, Burke, Centreville, Fairfax, Herndon, Lorton, Manassas, McLean, Quantico, Reston, Springfield, Stafford, Tysons Corner, Vienna, and Woodbridge. She offers maternity, lifestyle newborn, and family photography in her relaxed, natural, and joyful style.



based out of Fredericksburg, Virginia