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Photographer Overview

I have been specializing in pregnancy and newborn photography for over 14 years in Southern California. A native New Yorker I came the OC and built my client base one baby at a time! I love the pregnancy and newborn stage, and it is a part of my life! I am a Mama of three beautiful babes and run a studio in Old Town Tustin. I shoot natural and studio light, and truly believe that our past paths help us navigate our future.

I am also the Founder of TAoPaN (The Art of Pregnancy and Newborn) helping photographers around the world in their own quest for learning the most they can about pregnancy and newborn imagery. 

Customer Reviews

"My 3 month old twins, husband and I have just got back home from our first studio session with Ana, and already a beautiful image of our girls had been emailed to us. We hadn't seen any of the other photos from the session but already we knew we'd be thrilled with the results. Ana was not only extremely courteous as well as professional, but she instinctively know how to make our babies relax (so much so that the session went on for two and a half hours), take care of them as she photographed them and, most importantly, make them look as beautiful as they truly are. The session was so much fun and she was so good with Lucia and Valentina that we nicknamed her "The Baby Whisperer"! We cannot recommend Ana enough and we shall be doing so to anyone who will listen."

11 March, 2013 by Celebrity Vincenzo Cilenti

"My family and I had a wonderful experience at Ana Brandt photography. The minute we walked into the door, we felt welcomed by the staff, and at ease in the warm inviting studio. "Impressed" is an understatement! We brought our 9 year old son and our 3 week old daughter with us to capture a series of family photos. Ana's creativity and expertise in shooting our newborn, Magnolia, was beyond our expectations. The photos turned out fantastic and she captured the vibe of our little family beautifully. We cannot wait to share these photos with our friends and family!"

11 March, 2013 by No Doubt Drummer: Adrian Young

"So glad to know you and to be able to have you help us capture our daughters’ growthWOW WOW WOW!! Those pictures are even better than I imagined!! I love them so much!! Thank you!! I am stunned – I couldn’t be more thrilled! And those mini photo books are just the cutest things! I love them! I can’t thank you enough! Darrin and I both agree that even though we have 101 more practical places to use the money, that buying the package for the year is the best thing we could have The pictures are amazing!!!! Tears flow at how beautiful they are. We will treasure these. Thank you so much and for getting them to me quickly. Wow you and your team are incredible."

11 March, 2013 by Kirsten

"Erin, Mia and I really enjoyed our afternoon with you and Jenn. We’re are very excited to see the pics because we know they will be incredible! Thanks for you patience, and your creativity. We appreciate it!"

11 March, 2013 by Actor Ian Ziering

"Everything is so beautiful! We think they belong in the baby photograph hall of fame! We can’t wait to call our handyman tomorrow and have him come out and hang them all! We don’t know what we’re going to do when we get his other pictures taken! Thank you!"

11 March, 2013 by Leilani, Sean, and Colin (Valentine on KBIG 104.3)

"Hi Ana- I am IN LOVE with the framed pictures I received!!!!!!!!! I got the baby parts one over the weekend and then I got the one of Nicholas and I and the frame with the 4 pics of Nicholas on that bench today! They turned out soooooooooooooooooooooooo good!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I love the gold frame and matting, too! It’s an excellent compliment to the dark wood frames! Anyway, thank you for the wonderful work….I can’t help but smile every time I walk past one of the pictures!"

11 March, 2013 by Carol

"ell,….. it is dificult to find the words I need to articulate and express the delight, joy and heart melody singing within me! Our photo order arrived this afternoon.. and contained within the SUPERBLY packed large envelope were the photos you took and printed of our sweet, happy, delightful Zaylin!! Your work tells me volumes about you! To be able to capture a childs emotions and quick interactions reveals someone behind the lens who delights in their subject, is at ease within themselves, open and responsive to childhoods innocence and subtle changes,… an individual who DELIGHTS in children(!) and is a master of her art and craft. You lovingly reveal your subjects inner spirit. Zaylin is our third grandson, but only one who lives within the United States… I am just so grateful that Matthew and Tiffany discovered you~I have visited your website, exploring the various options and subsites… remarkable!! I wish to THANK YOU for this moment-in-time of Zaylin’s life that you have ca"

11 March, 2013 by Sharon Bindel