Our Story

Shelby Wartick Dubuque Photographer

We have been providing customized photography for our clients since 2008. Shelby Wartick (Owner/Photographer) is a nationally recognized and award-winning newborn and child photographer and is the only photographer in Iowa endorsed by the American Pregnancy Association.

Photo credit: Apple of Our Eye Photography

Newborn Photography


Wartick Photography captures your baby’s first year in a way that is unique and reflects your family’s personality through customized sessions. Our speciality is newborn portraits and we love to capture the details that make your little one special. From super chubby cheeks to long fingers to a button nose, it is our honor to create art of your precious gift!

Baby Plans Available

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Your baby changes each day from the moment you bring them into the world. Wartick Photography offers baby plans for newborn, six month, one year and two year sessions! We not only deliver digitals, but have beautiful keepsakes to show off your work of art!


“One TRUE Photographer is a sea of "photographers." Shelby has a great eye for wonderful images!”