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Welcome to Frances Stephenson Photography

Professional Newborn and Family photography in Stafford, Staffordshire

 – Your beautiful family are at the heart of why I create art –

If you’re looking for an experienced, qualified, highly-skilled and multi-award-winning newborn and family photographer in Stafford, then you’re in the right place!

My maternity and newborn, baby, cake smash and family photography services are highly sought-after throughout Staffordshire and beyond.

I specialise in beautifully capturing the most precious moments in your life.

I’ve had the pleasure of photographing hundreds of newborns, babies and children of all ages from my custom-designed photography studio here in central Stafford. I also love getting out and about in the beautiful countryside for outdoor family photoshoots.

Please take a look around to discover my unique approach and award-winning family portraits:

Maternity & Newborn Photo Gallery | Baby Photo Gallery | Cake Smash Photo Gallery | Family Photo Gallery

You’ll also find useful information and tips about newborn, baby and family photography on the blog. It’s where I share practical advice and inspiration, such as what you can expect from a newborn photoshoot experiencewhat to wear to your family photoshoot and much more.

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I’m happy to answer any questions you may have about my services or about the process of hiring me as your family photographer.  So, when you’re ready, get in touch to enquire or make a booking.

I can’t wait to hear from you, and hope to meet you and your family very soon!

Click the video below to hear what my families think about their sessions


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Victoria Skidmore

Fran is not only an amazing photographer, she is a lovely lady. So professional and she relaxes you immediately. Highly recommended.

Amy Maz Sanders

Fran is absolutely lovely! She makes you feel right at home and produces the most amazing photos and artwork xx

Ken Haynes

I cannot speak highly enough of Fran. You made our day so so special! You are a truly gifted photographer. The teaser photos are out of this world! I will recommend you to the moon and back.

Gemma Marie Hulme

I had a brilliant bump shoot with Fran. I was made to feel so comfortable which made me enjoy it even more than I expected. I’m really happy with the photos. Thank you very much. X

Kiah Johns

We knew from looking through Frances’s website that she was the lady to capture precious pictures of our nugget and we weren’t disappointed!! Beautiful studio, beautiful props and a lovely, warm attentive lady! Thanks massively Frances. We highly recommend you!

Becky George

We had a newborn shoot with Fran and we have been asked so many times about the photos. They are absolutely gorgeous and something we will treasure forever. I can’t recommend Fran’s newborn shoots enough!

Katie Clarke

What a fantastic photographer and wonderful person Fran is! She is patient, caring and fun to be around. She interacted well with my daughter and took care and pride in the photos.

Dean Watkins

Fran is absolutely fantastic. I cannot rate her highly enough. She takes so much care and pride in her work and the end results are phenomenal. The cake smash was so much fun!

Nikki Louise Johnson

Fran is genuinely one of the nicest people I have met and instantly put myself and my mum at ease. Her studio is lovely and comfortable. Fran is a true professional and I can’t wait for Olivia’s next photos with her.

Hayley Caulfield

I cannot recommend Frances highly enough. She approaches her work with both a professional and personal touch, putting both parents and baby at ease throughout the whole experience. Her photography is simply stunning and she captured our beautiful son perfectly.

Danielle West

Friendly, caring, patient and all round fantastic photographer. My house is filled with Fran’s beautiful work!

Jay Watson

Just magical! Frances produces images of the highest quality and is one of the most creative photographers I have met. Her attention to detail and utterly professional approach guarantees images you will treasure. Book with confidence.

Sarah Sebatch

Fabulous photographer and a lovely person! I have used Fran twice so far; the first time for my maternity shoot and then our newborn shoot. While initially feeling apprehensive about having a maternity shoot, I really had nothing to fear!

Jude Smalley

I had newborn shots by Frances and they were more than photos they were works of art. It was a no brainer to return to have a cake smash for our son’s first birthday – he had a wonderful time

Andy Tite

Francis provides a very professional service in a friendly environment and is incredibly patient, even when our daughter wasn’t in a photogenic mood. All in all a great experience with fantastic results, would highly recommend.

Jess Holmes

Frances is not just a photographer she is an artist! I had the newborn shoot with her and on arriving was made to feel very welcomed and her studio is so homely you feel instantly relaxed. You can see the

Claire Hughes

I honestly cant recommend Fran enough she is a lovely lady and she makes you feel so welcome when you go to her studio and her photos are amazing. I went for a photo shoot with 10 adults, a dog

Paul Griffiths

An excellent photographer, Fran is very well skilled in her craft and has fantastic credentials. Fran demonstrates an excellent rapport with all her subjects, and works especially well with babies. As a graphic designer with an understanding of photography, I

Matthew Burns

After careful deliberation, me and my partner chose Frances Stephenson Photography for our first baby shoot. We were put at ease right from the off, Fran was so patient waiting for our new born. We enjoyed the experience so much

Katrina Andrews

Well where to start (only fair I tell the full story)….. We’ve been through our fair share of photographers. When our little girl was born we wanted some newborn shots and tried 2 different photographers to get these. We noticed

“ba-by (noun): A little bit of heaven sent down to earth”

Click on the images below to discover my newborn and family photography…

Newborn Photography

Studio Family Photography

Baby Photography

Outdoor Family Photography

Cake & Fruit Smash

Super Saturday Specials