Storybook Collective | Babies First Year | Newport Beach Studio



As parents, we all want to remember every precious moment of our baby’s first year. From their first cry to their first steps, these moments are fleeting, and we want to hold onto them forever. That’s why we’re excited to reintroduce The Storybook Collective, our featured service that documents your baby bump to its first Birthday by Halleigh Hill, Newport Beach Newborn Photographer.

The Storybook Collective is the ultimate way to build a beautiful baby book that tells the story of your baby’s first year. We offer 3 or 4 sessions, each highlighting the rapid changes your baby makes in their first year of life. These sessions are tailored to capture the most important milestones of your baby’s development, including the bump, newborn, sitting up, and first Birthday.

Our team at our Newport Beach Photography Studio will work with you to create a personalized experience that captures the unique personality of your baby. From wardrobe styling to our in-house beauty team. Our year together will be the best investment you will make.

This maternity session at Crystal Cove in Newport Beach with the beautiful mama to beBrenna, featured here, a second-time Storybook Collective member. Brenna chose to start her collective membership of four sessions with her maternity session. For each Signature Session, we invite the whole family to attend. Images mean so much more when they feature the people we love the most.

A Maternity session sometimes marks the first chapter into the unknown of parenthood and at the same time is the final chapter of what your family was like before a new little brother or sister’s arrival. It’s a session filled with the excitement of waiting for your baby to arrive. Your Maternity session can take place at our Newport Beach Studio or an Orange County Location of your choice.

Shortly after your maternity session, we invite you back to the studio in your baby’s first 20 days of life for the “Newborn Session,” these first few weeks of the baby’s life while they are sleepy and curly. This is the perfect time to capture those adorable newborn poses and the special bond between you and your baby.

Before you can blink, the next milestone has come. When the baby has mastered “Sitting Up” around 6-8 months, we invite the whole family back into the studio to document the occasion. This session is a great way to capture the baby’s personality and newfound mobility.

The last session of the collective is celebrating your baby’s First Birthday, which is done around 11-13 months; this is a celebration of all the changes and their first birthday celebration. Many clients opt to smash a cake or have a family session as the final chapter of their Storybook.

The Storybook Collective is more than just a milestone photography service; it’s an heirloom waiting to be made that you and your baby will treasure for a lifetime. Our team will work with you to create a beautiful and meaningful handcrafted baby book that tells the story of your baby’s first year.

Each birth year takes a limited amount of Collective members that enjoy perks such as priority booking, weekend availability, reduced session fees, and artwork credit toward their First Year Storybook Album.

Crystal Cove Newport Beach Maternity Session with Halleigh Hill
Brenna Proudfoot stands on a beach in Newport for her Maternity Session with Halleigh Hill Orange County Maternity Photographer
Couple shares a kiss on the sand in Newport Beach during their Maternity Session with Halleigh Hill | Newport Beach and Orange County Photographer
Pregnant woman on a beach alone during her Newport Beach Maternity Session
Family of three on the beach in Crystal Cove during their First Year Baby Membership with Halleigh Hill. Newport Beach Photographer
Beautiful family of three waiting on the arrival of their baby during their Newport beach session at Crystal Cove State Beach.
Maternity Session with Toddler at Crystal Cove Beach with Halleigh Hill Photography

Halleigh Hill is an award-winning Motherhood Photographer located in Newport Beach, Ca. Between the 73, 55 & 405 freeways. Serving all of Southern Orange County & Beyond. Clients travel from San Diego to Camarillo. Taking a limited number of clients each month, our studio believes in our full-service approach. Serving busy families in Newport Beach | Newport Coast | Newport Heights | Costa Mesa | Mesa Verde | Huntington Beach | Irvine Terrace | Dover Shores | Castaways | Shore Cliffs | Corona Del Mar | Port Streets | Spyglass | Bonita Canyon | One Ford Road | Emerald Bay | Laguna Beach | Three Arch Bay | Mission Viejo | Irvine | Seal Beach | Long Beach | LA | Specializing in Newborns | Babies | Maternity | Families

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