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Milwaukee Family, maternity &
Newborn PHotographer





Cake Smashes

Colorful, fun photography sessions for all of your favorite moments

I'm so happy you're here!




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over 800

total sessions


years in business


Sq foot Luxury Studio

If it was possible to freeze each moment in time, you would. From your newborn baby’s half-smiles that definitely count or the way your toddler’s hand fits inside yours, to the joy you feel as a mama to not-so-little kids anymore, I’m here to capture it all.

Whether you’re set on a posed newborn or milestone photography session in my Cedarburg studio, or an outdoor family session is more your style, let me capture photos that will help you remember what you’ll soon consider to be some of the best days of your life.

^^ And as your family grows, I’ll be right there with you to capture those moments, too.

Get ready for photographs that capture that “everyone ate what I cooked for dinner” feeling!

The moments you have as a family go by so fast…

If you’re ready to capture these moments exactly as they are, welcome to Tara Fay Photography.

A stress-free, streamlined experience, from booking to heirloom product delivery

A collection of beautiful, fully-edited images that capture your family’s authentic, unique connection and make your heart happy

A selection of heirloom artwork and photography products that make it possible to bottle up all of the feels for years to come

Every Tara Fay Photography client is guaranteed-

The Tara Fay Promise

check out the experience

You believe that each and every moment of raising your growing family matters and that photographs are tangible, cherished evidence of your memories.

You want to print your photos, but it’s just one more to-do on your never-ending list, and your indecision complicates the process, too.

You feel overwhelmed by the idea of planning a photo session, from checking schedules and coordinating outfits to choosing a location and trying to ensure that everyone actually enjoys themselves in the process.

You're my client if...

Here’s the good news: I help with it all. 

I will guide you through the booking and planning process so that it feels as effortless as possible for you, and when your session day arrives, you can trust that I will capture all of the classic portraits and candid moments you desire. Then, I’ll guide you through selecting heirloom-quality artwork and photo products to preserve those memories for years to come.

What stage of your life can I help you remember forever?



Cake Smashes



Time is fleeting and there is a lot of love to be had before, during, and after the newborn stage.

Kind Words

from Clients


The images themselves are beautiful and everything I hoped they’d be. I am so happy I came across Tara’s work and booked her for my newborn’s photo shoot, she will be taking our family photos from now on. Tara is a Cedarburg gem.

The day of our photo shoot she was amazing- patient, informative, creative and made everything so comfortable. It was like having your good friend helping take pictures. 

Tara was unbelievable, from the time I reached out through the photo shoot and delivering/ordering of images she was thorough in her information and communication answering every question I had.

- Taylor W., Tillie's Mama

 Tara is so patient and soothing with newborns- my baby girl was fussing at times but Tara was so calm and comforting. She swaddled baby so perfectly and had so many great swaddle color options! She also was so accommodating when I needed to feed baby half way through the shoot.. she’s understanding. Truly I can’t say enough praise about Tara’s work. I will cherish these pictures forever. I would highly recommend her for your photography needs!!!

I sometimes feel awkward getting my pictures taken but I never felt that with Tara, she made me feel so comfortable and confident in front of the camera.

I did a bump to baby package with Tara Fay Photography to capture maternity and newborn pictures. I am completely in awe of Tara’s talent. The pictures are absolutely stunning. I want to frame every single one. Tara is an expert in lighting, angles, posing, positioning, etc. She’s so creative and has a great vision for every shoot. Tara made the whole process extremely easy from start to finish- even helping with wardrobe! It really took the stress off.

- Sam V.

She was so good with my son and as a first time mom, what more could I ask for!? I can’t recommend Tara enough!

Tara is a beyond talented photographer but also a great human. She is so welcoming and down to earth.

Tara squeezed us in when my photographer could no longer take our newborns photos and it was the best thing that could have happened! My sons photos are beyond stunning and beautiful! 

- Megan, Gordon's Mama

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