Harrisburg PA Photographer

“Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.”

Hi! I'm Karissa Zimmer, a Harrisburg PA newborn and family photographer. I am located near Mechanicsburg PA (Camp Hill PA) and offer custom newborn, baby, maternity, family and high school senior photography sessions. My purpose is to preserve the memory of tiny newborn toes, the bond between siblings (sweet or not so much at times!), parents laughing with their children or a new father holding his newborn child.


In today’s fast-paced digital world, we often forget the impact of seeing a family photo noticeably displayed in the heart of our home or a lovingly tattered album kept out for our children to enjoy and one day pass down to their children.

As a full-service portrait Mechanicsburg and Camp Hill photographer, I specialize in creating images for display in your home in the form of custom, archival quality products. Above all, I want to give you the ability to relive the wonderful moments of your life over and over again, forever. I will create and provide you with images that you want to fill your home with and will pass on for generations to come. I believe it is my job as your photographer to walk you through the entire portrait process from consultation to delivery and installation of your wall portraits.

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Karissa Zimmer is a Harrisburg PA photographer based in Mechanicsburg, specializing in full-service newborn, maternity, family, and high school senior photography. Karissa is passionate about people, life, love, and family and whole-heartedly believes in the necessity to capture life's swiftly passing moments and phases.

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Hi, I'm Karissa!

With nearly 15 years experience as a professional Harrisburg PA newborn and family photographer, I have worked with babies, children and families of all ages and sizes, telling each very special story though portraits.

I want my images to tug at your heart, and to create timeless portraits that warm your soul in all moments, happy or sad. I promise to capture the beautiful moments that we all seem to take for granted and later struggle to remember.

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Karissa Zimmer is an experienced professional newborn and baby photographer in Harrisburg PA and the surrounding areas.  All newborn sessions are artistically designed and photographed by Karissa Zimmer in her Camp Hill photo studio, conveniently located just minutes from Mechanicsburg, Harrisburg, Hershey and Carlisle. The cozy, home newborn photo studio has been designed with newborn baby photo sessions and new parent's comfort in mind.  All newborn sessions include the use of Karissa's hand-selected newborn props, outfits, and accessories.  The newborn photo studio has everything a new baby and parent might need!

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Karissa is driven by her passion for child and family photography. She is known for her fun approach, and her ability to easily connect with children and families. Making her clients feel at ease allows her to capture the natural connection between family members and the child expressions that parents love most. As a Harrisburg family photographer, Karissa holds outdoor child and family photo sessions in various locations throughout Harrisburg, Mechanicsburg, Camp Hill, Hershey, and Carlisle. Her goal for each session is to provide families with stunning, tangible artwork to fill their home and pass on for generations to come.

Did you know newborn photography sessions almost always take place within the first 10 days of a newborn’s life? This is one big reason why it’s so important to have chosen and reserved the perfect newborn photographer for you BEFORE your baby arrives! These will be your most cherished memories in life and you don’t want to miss having them captured and preserved perfectly, forever. 👶🏻📷❤️

I am here to help plan, capture and preserve this special time for you every step of the way. Contact me today to set up your newborn photography consultation and reserve a session for when your baby arrives!

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Did you know I am a “Full Service” portrait photographer? That means I will walk you through the entire portrait process from start to finish. I specialize in beautiful, finished wall art and keepsake products. I believe visual memories of the people you love most are meant to be displayed on the walls of your home where you will view and enjoy them everyday, forever. ❤️📷

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Thanks so much for stopping by!

I am so excited about the possibility of caputring some incredibly special memories of your new baby, family or high school senior!

Please fill out my quick form to get in touch - I am honored by your interest in having me preserve your moments that matter most.

<3 Karissa