Award Winning Photography

Wouldn’t it be nice to capture a moment in time that not only will bring you and your family great joy, but will tell a story for generations? Let us create fine art pieces of your family that will be treasured for years to come.

Miss Z Photography is a multi award Winning and Internationally Published Newborn and Maternity Photographer in New Bedford, MA, serving all of the Southcoast, Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

Miss Z Photography has made the top 5 Photographers in the Best of the Best of the Southcoast 2020.   Stay Tuned to Find Out if We Win FIRST place for the 4th year in a row. 


Personalized Products

Your Miss Z experience doesn’t just end after your personalized photo session. We offer the finest high end products from frames, to canvases, to heirloom prints, to photo books, to personalized jewelry and more!

Some of our personalized products include: Prints & Frames, Canvases, Metal Prints, Sterling Silver Customized Photo Jewelry, Photo Books and more!


Memberships, Affiliations, Associations & Awards

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Latest News / Blog

You Really Do Need To Hire A Professional Newborn Photographer

You have given birth to your new bundle of joy, are home from the hospital, and would like to schedule a professional newborn photo session in order to have the perfect picture to go along with your birth announcements. You begin to wonder if it is worth the money, or you should attempt to take…

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Ending the Self Hate Cycle for Ourselves and Our Children

I have a confession.   I hate myself.  I can list off the top of my head about 25+ of my faults.  But it’d take me a while to try and think of one good quality that I truly know I possess.  I’ve been holding onto this photo for a couple of months.  I’ve been going…

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Coping with Postpartum Depression

What is Postpartum Depression? Your new baby is finally here!  You’ve waited for this time for so long.  And of course, you’re just ecstatic at this new little life.  But for many, that initial joy of giving birth can fade.  Couple this with lack of sleep, the demands of a new baby, anxiety over parenting…

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Why You Should Hire a Professional Maternity Photographer

The Top Reasons Why Professional Maternity Photos Are Important It seems as if there are endless things to think about, let alone plan for and purchase when you are getting ready to have your baby. It certainly is an incredibly exciting, yet hectic time of your life. That being stated, it is important to add…

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It Takes a Village or a Doula!

A Doula – A New Best Friend For the birth of my second daughter, I hired a doula.  It was one of the best decisions I made.    She answered my questions during pregnancy, she talked to me (and my husband) when I was getting ready to deliver.   She helped me right after birth and…

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Covid-19 Studio Precautions

At Miss Z Photography studios, the health and safety of our clients and staff have always been the most important thing.   So we have always kept a very clean and sanitized studio.   However with this new pandemic, and the re-opening of our studio nearing, we have instituted an even more stringent cleaning and disinfecting regiment.…

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Diversity Statement

WE APOLOGIZE. It should not have taken the murder of George Floyd and the widespread protests across the US in 2020 to motivate us address diversity, inequality and injustice. Miss Z Photography was created in 2011. Here is a short list of Black people that were killed from police brutality between 2011 and May 2020.…

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Taking Care of Your Baby’s Delicate Skin

Taking Care of Your Baby’s Delicate Skin There is much to worry about when it comes to keeping your newborn baby safe and healthy. Not only do you have to pay close attention to their eating and sleeping habits, but their skin as well. Babies have very sensitive and delicate skin which is prone to…

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Soothing a Colicky Baby

Let’s face it – your newborn baby is going to cry. And some new babies cry a lot! It can be heartbreaking when you want to soothe your baby but you just don’t know how. It’s quite normal for babies to get fussy at the same time each day. Quite often, this fussy period happens…

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Baking with Children is Always Fun!

With children being home from school and day cares and possibly even summer camps, it’s imperative to find activities to engage their minds and bodies.    For working moms, the challenge is much tougher.   Even though my photography business is currently closed, I am STILL working behind the scenes so that when I reopen, not…

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