Award Winning Portrait 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 Maternity, Newborn, Child and Family Portrait Artist in New Bedford, MA, serving all of the Southcoast, Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

Miss Z Photography has won FIRST (1st) place AGAIN for the fourth year in a row!!!! Thank you to all of my loyal clients and fans!  


Personalized Artwork

Your Miss Z experience doesn’t end after your personalized portrait session. We offer the finest artwork from framed canvases,  heirloom prints, and archival quality albums.

I help you choose the right artwork for you and your family at our in person reveal and ordering appointment.


Behind The Scenes: Newborn photoshoot

Behind The Scenes: Group smash

Latest News / Blog

Found Out How You Can Help Southcoast Photography Studio Adopt a Family for Christmas

Helping others has always been extremely important to me, personally.   So when I founded Miss Z Photography in 2011, I wanted to make sure that part of our mission remained to help others and to give back to the community.  This year, we have adopted a family with 5 children.  The mom is a single…

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Newborn Behavior: What to Expect From Your Baby

If you haven’t spent much time around newborns, you might find yourself a bit anxious with your own baby. Their movements, reactions, and fussiness are all caused by something, but what is it exactly? Every child is different, but when it comes to newborn babies, even though they grow at different rates, they tend to…

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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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