Starr Photography | About

Starr Photography by Suzanne is a well established and published photographer for her specialty Newborn & Cake Smash images. She has been working with newborns since 2012 and now resides in a beautiful 1,200 sq ft luxury studio located in Pelham,NH.


Professional Photographer and Studio Owner Suzanne Merrill of Starr Photography is becoming nationally recognized for her warm, rich, and unique style of photography newborns in the New England area. Suzanne is often referred to as the "baby whisperer" and she won't photograph a newborn without her trusty "baby kryptonite". She loves smashing cake with her littlest clients that  she's watched grow over the course of the year. Beginning to end, Suzanne is extremely passionate about her happiness of her babies and her clients. Suzanne has been creating memories out of her in home  since January 2012 and opened her in home studio space in January 2014 and quickly outgrew her space and moved to a luxurious 1,200 sqft studio in Pelham,NH.  Suzanne has been in front of the camera since the day she was born, so it's fitting she has a passion to capture this life altering event in her clients' lives now from behind the camera. She specializes in Maternity, Newborn, and through the major milestones in your baby's first year of life. Then celebrates that first year with a fun and whimsical Smash Cake session. Suzanne loves connecting with her clients through this art. She started to teach her "ways of the force" to others in the newborn photography world in late 2015. Suzanne is educated and experienced with handling over 400 newborns since she began 5 years ago. She is extremely involved in several online groups where she offers insight and advice from personal experiences. She offers online workshops and teaches in-person hands-on mentoring and workshop throughout the US. Suzanne has her AA and has been working with newborns since 2012. She is a member of the PPA, IAPP, and IANP, her business is licensed and insured in the state of New Hampshire. Suzanne has been teaching newborn safety and handling since 2015 and continues to teach today to ensure that new photographers are always being safe with babies.