Hello, I'm Amanda! I am a custom newborn & baby photographer based in Richmond, BC. I am originally from Brazil and in 2015 my amazing husband, our funny two dogs and I moved to Canada.
I studied photography at University of South Florida (Tampa, Florida) and I first started working as a wedding photographer six years ago but I realized that newborns and families were my true passion. Since early 2013, newborn photography is my speciality.
Last year I had the honour to be invited to speak at two of the most important events about newborn photography in Brazil, "O2 Desafio Newborn" and "Newborn Secrets".
I feel so lucky to get to do what I love and I feel honoured to capture these once in a lifetime memories for your family.
If you like what you see in my portfolio, you are going to love your photos!
I can’t wait to meet your family and create wonderful memories for you!
"We chose Amanda Dams Photography to do our son’s newborn pics. However due to certain circumstances the pictures were done when he was already a month old. Capturing newborn style pics with a baby who is now more alert is a bit difficult as the baby does not stay sleeping for long periods of time. Did I mention my baby was also a bit colic? However, Amanda was an utmost professional photographer with the patience of a saint! Not only did she capture pictures newborn style with our son but she also managed pictures with our energetic three year old as well. She fed, changed the little ones diapers too while you sit and relax! Who does that? Amazing! The pictures came out so beautiful words cannot describe.
Amanda surpassed all expectations. The Amanda Dams photo session experience is unbelievable. As soon as you enter her studio you are surrounded in such a comfortable and relaxing environment with drinks and snacks for the guests. I cannot highly recommend Amanda enough. It was truly "
"Such a wonderful experience! Loved the end result, and will definitely be using Amanda Dams Photography again! Highly recommend.
She is amazing at what she does, but her patience during the whole session and the care she provides to each of her clients. I honestly didn’t know what to do with myself, she took care of all the diaper changes, soothing etc her partner and her make a great team and I just cannot say enough about how awesome they are!
Thank you again Amanda!!!"
"We saw Amanda’s portfolio, and her awesome reviews, and we decided to go with her for our newborn photo shoot – and I’m so happy we did! From beginning to end, it was an incredible experience. She was very prompt with her communications, and when my son was born three weeks early, she happily accommodated us with an earlier than expected session date. Her studio was absolutely precious, and when we walked in it was already set up with several set-ups ready to go for us. The studio was cozy and warm, and her “shushing” noises made it very comforting to my 8 day old baby. She and her husband were so professional and so efficient with their time. The way she handled the baby was truly incredible. She was so gentle and sweet with my boy, and he slept in her arms almost the entire session between set-ups. The whole session flew by and it was such a fun experience. We are over the moon happy with our images! They’ve made amazing presents for family and friends this Christmas. We can’t wait t"
"Amanda was amazing! I cannot say enough about how talented she is and how warm and inviting she made us feel. She takes her time and gives your baby the best of care – you show up, sit back and relax. Her studio is very calming and comfortable. Our pictures turned out amazing, so happy we used her to capture these precious moments. 5 star + photographer!"