About Our Boutique Portrait Studio 

Welcome to Léa’s Boutique Studio, where contemporary artistry meets timeless beauty. Nestled in the heart of NYC, our full-service studio specializes in Maternity, Newborn, and Baby Photography. Led by award-winning photographer Léa Cartier, we transform cherished family moments into heirloom treasures. Enjoy a bespoke luxury experience with complimentary wardrobe, accessories, professional hair and makeup, and high-quality products to showcase your portraits. With her mastery of lighting and meticulous post-production, Léa ensures every detail is perfect. Capture these priceless moments and let Léa create the highest-quality portraits that celebrate your unique story.

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Press

Rated one of the best newborn photographers by Expertise

Le Studio NYC is a Brooklyn-based photography company that aims to capture artful and elegant portraits and headshots. Le Studio offers actor and corporate headshots, baby portraits, newborn photography, as well as cake smash photoshoots. Léa, Le Studio’s professional photographer, completed her Masters in Photography and Studio Lighting. With 15 years of experience, she has since established a reputation in New York City and has won multiple awards. By getting to know her subjects and understanding exactly what they need, Léa will capture each client’s story in natural and professional portraits that they will cherish for life.

– Expertise.com

“We have a great family photographer recommendation for you!”

We have a great family photographer recommendation for you—whether you’re looking for a sweet newborn shot or a picture of your whole family—Le Studio offers great packages! Book a photo session and you also get a pre-shoot consultation to discuss what works best for your child. The sessions usually last two hours and include up to three outfit and background changes. Are you worried junior won’t be in the smiling mood? The experienced photographers at Le Studio NYC aren’t afraid to bust out the bubbles, balloons and wacky children’s songs. Best bet? Léa also offers her sessions anywhere in the city—at your apartment or your child’s favorite park!

– Time Out New York

“If I could give 6 stars I would because we had the best time yesterday during my baby’s cake smash photoshoot.”

If I could give 6 stars I would because we had the best time yesterday during my baby’s cake smash photoshoot. Lea was on point, knows exactly what she was doing, and she did great with my child. Her assistant was wonderful as well! I can’t wait to see the photos and I’ll definitely be going here again for my future family photos!

– Google Review

Rated NYC’s Best Family Photographers by New York Family! 

Rated NYC’s Best Family Photographers by New York Family. “The city’s most talented family photographers all have their own style, strength, and ways of connecting with children… Client-centered Le Studio NYC emphasizes the artistic vision of the client. Whether it be black and white, sepia, or bold colors.

– New York Family

“Definitely a great maternity photoshoot experience!”

I was super nervous to be photographed with my big belly, but Lea was warm and comforting and a great modeling coach. I felt pampered by Lea’s team and guided every step of the way. I got to choose between soft silks and beautiful necklaces. I felt like I was on a fairytale maternity shoot for Vanity Fair… so glamorous, sexy, and fun! Even my husband enjoyed being in the family photos. Definitely a great maternity photoshoot experience!

– Yelp Review

“After searching tirelessly for a professional portrait photographer to catch the essence of our family, we found Le Studio NYC”

Lea was absolutely amazing from start to finish, as she was efficient; friendly; funny; passionate and professional. First of all, Lea was beyond wonderful when it came to working with our challenging family and capturing our precious moments. Her attention to detail is amazing and we cannot stop looking at our photos and reliving the day over and over again. Everything was perfect from the first contact to the reception of our photos. By the end of the night, Lea felt like part of our family. We cannot recommend Le Studio NYC enough.

– Professional Photographers of America

“Le Studio is hands down the best photography studio I have been to in NYC”

Le Studio is hands down the best photography studio I have been to in NYC. The studio was comfortable. Lea the photographer is a joy to work with, she was very accommodating and provided a great experience. I was blown away by the pictures I received, and the retouching service made it all even better. Would 100% get photoshoots at Le Studio again.

– Google Review

“I was searching for a classy headshot, and I found Le Studio NYC!”

I was searching for a classy headshot and I found LeStudio NYC at PWP Online. I LOVE the new headshots I just took with Léa. They are timeless, classy, and simply beautiful. She captured me at my best, and it really shows. I am usually uncomfortable in staged photos, but Lea was very helpful in giving me suggestions that resulted in a natural smile I never knew I had! If you are looking for a great headshot, she is the girl to go to. Thanks again for such great results!!

– Professional Women Photographers

“We had a sweet newborn session in Carroll Gardens and the whole time we spent there was great.”

I guess all new moms or majority would agree that the moment we gave birth to our kids, we were already thinking about taking a photo of them and showing them to the world. I had a friend whose kid is already 1 year old who recommended this studio in NY. I brought my kid who was 2 weeks-old at the time and our experience was fantastic. We had a sweet newborn session in Carroll Gardens and the whole time we spent there was great. Now looking at my baby’s album, I kept asking myself, how sweet are these Brooklyn baby shots? Since I had a 10/10 experience, I would recommend Le Studio by Lea Cartier to all soon-to-be moms.

– Google Review

“If you are looking to hire a great photographer for your newborn pictures, Léa is definitely the one.”

If you are looking to hire a great photographer for your newborn pictures, Léa is definitely the one. She guided us throughout all the process and was very patient and detail-oriented. She made sure every last hair, background items, and accessories were in the right place. The photos were turned around in just a few days, they looked amazing along with the whole experience. She truly is a master in her craft and genuinely cares about the people she works with. I highly recommend working with Léa!

– Yelp Review

“I highly recommend her if you are looking for a maternity shoot in the NYC area. She’s 10/10.”

I had such an amazing time doing my Maternity shoot with Lea. She is extremely professional yet friendly. She made me & my husband so comfortable, we didn’t had to worry about the props or poses, she helped with everything & the pictures were absolutely stunning! I highly highly recommend her if you are looking for a maternity shoot in the NJ/NYC area. She’s 10/10.

– Google Review

“When I was searching on Google to find professional headshot photographers, I discovered Le Studio NYC.”

I am an actress and I needed a professional headshot really fast. When I was searching on Google to find professional headshot photographers, I discovered Le Studio NYC at the APA (American Photographic Artists) website. We connected immediately. Lea worked around her busy schedule to accommodate my needs. She didn’t charge me rush fees and gave me great customer service despite my tight deadline. At the studio, during the photo shoot, it was awesome to see the pictures appearing in real-time on the computer screen so I could make corrections and improvements. We had great communication, she understood exactly the kind of portraits I needed. I felt crappy that day, but she made me feel like a superstar!! The prices are in the middle range: not the cheapest nor the most expensive on the market for a portrait.

– American Photographic Artists

 “I highly recommend this portrait photography studio to any type of professional who wants the job done right.”

I am a psychotherapist based in New York City, and I needed professional portraits for my website and promotional materials. My experience at Le Studio NYC was very professional, pleasant, efficient, and even fun. I enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere. Layla gave me helpful direction to get the most out of my session with her The photos turned out incredibly well and I’m using them now. I highly recommend this portrait photography studio to any type of professional who wants the job done right.

– Yelp Review

“My husband and I came to Lea to do a newborn photo at 2 weeks old and couldn’t be happier.”

My husband and I came to Lea to do a newborn photo at 2 weeks old and couldn’t be happier. Lea was super patient as my LO tended to be a little fussy and her assistant was like the baby whisperer. She took great photos of my baby girl. Loved them all. Recommend 100%.

– Google Review