Newborn Photography

Nathalie did such an amazing job with our newborn's photos. We are so happy with how the photos turned out! They are so beautiful. The day of the photoshoot was actually relaxing for us parents. She was amazing with our 8-day-old. I highly recommend the newborn session with Nathalie. Thank you so much for the memories. - Melissa

Celebrate the new addition to your family


Meet Nathalie

Nathalie is the owner and family photographer for Pictonat Photography, located in the heart of Midtown Toronto near Yonge and Eglinton. She has a passion for delivering images that capture emotions and tell a story with an intimate, contemporary, and fresh feel. Her work is focused on working with people and families of all ages from bump to baby and beyond.

About Your Newborn Photoshoot

Welcome to the world, little one!

Newborn photos are a special memory of new life, capturing the first moments of baby's entrance into the world. Sessions can take place in-studio, at the place of birth, or in your home as a lifestyle session.

Fresh 48 newborn sessions are a lifestyle journalistic newborn session at the place of birth in the daytime within 24-48 hours of delivery. It may be at the hospital, birthing centre, or your home and focuses on capturing the first candid moments with baby in a fresh natural way. It differs from a traditional newborn session that is posed with props and lights.

Lifestyle newborn sessions take place in your home or at a studio rental and can occur when baby is up to 1-2 months old. The focus is on capturing the beautiful connection between the baby and loved ones in their natural environment.  If you'd like to incorporate a styled/wrapped pose in the session, we can arrange for one look.

Please note that the posed newborn sesssions that are 2-3 hours with props are no longer offered because I no longer have my own studio space however I can incorporate a look into your lifestyle session on request or can refer you to my trusted colleagues.

On this page you will find a variety of resources for expecting parents and available newborn session packages, as well as images from past sessions. Feel free to look around and contact Nathalie if you have any questions!


Our Newborn Photoshoot Process



We recommend booking your session during the second trimester to secure your spot as limited newborn sessions are offered each month. 


Photo Session

Sessions can take place in-studio, at the place of birth, or in your home as a lifestyle session and is best taken in the early days/months.



I go through every image from your session and custom-edit each lovely photo, highlighting those tiny baby fingers and toes and your joyful smiles.


Online Gallery

An online gallery of photo proofs will be ready for viewing and selection of images within 2-3 weeks after the date of your photoshoot.

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Nathalie was amazing to work with. She was patient and very sweet with my newborn and two-year-old. Her studio was lovely and very accommodating. I highly recommend her as a photographer to capture precious family moments. - Sabrina

Our Guarantee

As your photographer, my goal is to capture your memories and create beautiful art that you can cherish for years to come. The birth of a child is such an incredible time in your life, and you deserve to have gorgeous images to look back on and remind you of those first days of your growing family.

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All packages include a private online gallery, personal printing rights, and personal consultation of colours, theme, and design.  Sessions are scheduled on weekdays.

10 digital images
1/2 hour
20 digital images
1 hour
All edited images
1-1.5 hour

Note:  studio rental fees are additional

Keepsakes & Wall Art

Relive the moment and emotion captured by printing your photos. Professional quality prints make the perfect gift for both yourself and loved ones to display on a gallery wall. Choose from a collection of beautiful keepsakes that serve as statement pieces to showcase your precious memories such as a coffee table book that will be sure to impress, or a framed standout frame that will provide the perfect accent to any wall or shelf. We take the time to deliver keepsakes that will bring joy to you and your loved ones and will last a lifetime.

Frequently Asked Questions

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An online gallery of photos proofs is ready for viewing and selection within 2-3 weeks from the photoshoot date.

You can contact me here to submit an inquiry with your preferred dates, package option, and any questions you may have. From there, an online portrait agreement will be sent for your review/completion and a deposit of $150 is required to confirm your booking. The remaining balance is due two weeks prior to your shoot. 

Additional images can be purchased a la carte after the session.

Your Online Gallery


An online gallery of photo proofs from your session will be ready for viewing and selection within 2-3 weeks from your photoshoot date. At this time, you can choose which images and products you would like to purchase.

Newborn Pictures


Family Photos


Detail shots


Sibling Photos

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I couldn't be happier with the photos and services that Nathalie provides! She is kind, patient, creative, and has such a great eye for getting "the shot". My 3-year-old daughter's personality always comes out when Nathalie photographs her, and I'm always so happy with the results! She beautifully captured my belly bump in month seven of my pregnancy and most recently my new family of four in a fresh 48 session. I recommend Pictonat wholeheartedly to anybody who wants great family photos and memories that last. - Rebecca

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Toronto Lifestyle Newborn Session * Intimate & candid moments *First two weeks of life  * Joy & love together Newborn lifestyle sessions: take place in your home, place of birth, or any preferred location.  The session is 1.5-2 hours and is a mixture of candid and posed portraits.  Every session is unique and the experience …

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About Pictonat Photography

Pictonat Photography is a professional studio located in the heart of Midtown specializing in maternity and newborn, families and children, corporate events, personal branding, headshots, and boutique school portraits.

As a mother of two, Nathalie has a passion for capturing memories that matter for families. Each of her sessions is customized to meet your vision and expectations. With young kids, not every session goes as planned and that's okay. Anything goes and makes for great memories to look back on. Nathalie strives to deliver a fun experience and timeless memories.

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