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McKinney Newborn Fine Art Photography

Jilly Bean Photography is a custom, fine art photography studio specializing in maternity and newborn images located in Historic Downtown McKinney Texas. Owned by award-winning photographer, Jill Barnes, the studio was established in 2008 and continues to provide forever moments to families all over North Texas.

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Celebrate Your Bump

You’re glowing! That’s because you are pregnant and powerful. You are bold, you are beautiful! Go forward in your boldness, in your beauty and in you creation of human life. 

Jilly Bean Photography captures the pureness and joy of your amazing life achievement. We offer backgrounds that place your bump into timeless soft fabrics or into our elegant handmade couture gowns that accent your curves. 

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Timeless Newborn Portraits

After having a baby you are in a daze and your bundle of joy will change, and change quickly. While you are finding your new routine, you don’t want to miss anything. At Jilly Bean Photography, we tailor your experience to make your session as relaxing and comfortable as possible. All newborn sessions are done in our studio and are sure to capture the delight that is your newborn baby.

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Exclusive Newborns Portraits

Photography as a fine-art can still be fun! Digital backgrounds allow for your little one to be placed in unique images. From Star Wars, to a stork, a flower bowl, to a moon, at Jilly Bean Photography we place your baby in exclusive backgrounds to capture the essence of their personality.

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The Power Of Your Bond

The bond you and your little one share can bring a deeper meaning to your life. Motherhood means family, happiness, love and contentment. It is an unconditional love and a protective force that you never knew you had. 

Our Motherhood sessions are done in studio and will ensure to capture the precious connection between mother and child. 

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Welcome to the Jilly Bean Studio

Our comfy, intimate, vintage-style studio is the perfect place to capture your precious newborn or glowing baby bump. We offer a wide variety of gowns, newborn outfits, headbands, tiebacks, knits, wraps, backgrounds and other props to customize your session and capture both you and you baby’s perfect personalities. Relax and enjoy refreshments while we turn your cherished memories into fine-art portraits.

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My husband and I had a great time taking our maternity photos with Jill! She had plenty of dresses for me to choose from for the shoot, so I didn’t have to purchase clothing that would be worn once. She was also really efficient and a pleasure to work with at the shoot. I will get to view the photos tomorrow and can’t wait!

Jessica & Baby Scarlet

I had a great experience with Jilly Bean Photography for my newborn photos! She gave me tips beforehand to help things go smoothly and help my baby get the best photos! The poses and outfits she had were adorable and had me gushing!!!

Jazmine & Baby De'moni

Jill was amazing. She was a pleasure to work with, communication was great! Responded right back to inquiries, did a tour over zoom (although i had forgotten our appointment she still stuck around for a little to let me log on, thank you for that)

She listens to what you want, and she takes her time with your little one. Mine was a bit fussy and didn’t quite go to sleep after feeding, she waited, patiently, between shots, and didn’t rush anything at all.

Displaying Your Artwork

Your memories are works of art and deserve to be placed in the best light possible. At Jilly Bean Photography we provide you with exquisite custom portraits and enduring decor. We encourage you to take pictures of your space so we can help you choose from our custom canvas, wraps, fine-art framed prints, and unique heirlooms. 

Sharing New Life In Local Communities

Jilly Bean Photography is proud to share that fine-art collections of maternity and newborn portraits are currently on display at esteemed medical centers and we couldn't be more grateful to celebrate new life and share moments of joy in our local communities.