IN THE COMFORT OF YOUR HOME

Newborn girl and her big sister

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HOW TO FIND THE RIGHT PHOTOGRAPHER FOR YOUR FAMILY?

Whether you decide to work with me or not, I encourage you to put your baby’s safety at the top of your priorities.

A LOT goes into creating the kind of newborn images that experienced newborn photographers capture and there are no permits, licenses or formal education required for anyone to be a newborn photographer and some of the most popular newborn poses can be dangerous if not done properly, they are also very hard to achieve without the right equipment and conditions.

That’s why I put together this guide to help you find the right photographer for your needs and budget, even if it isn’t me!

NEWBORN SAFETY

Please keep in mind that a lot goes into creating the kind of newborn images that you see on my website. Most of the effort is making sure your baby is happy and safe. Currently, there is no formal education and no licenses required to handle newborns for photography purposes, while this is baffling, it is true.

Newborns are developing little individuals that can’t hold themselves up and whose muscles and ligaments aren’t fully formed. Because of this, it is extremely dangerous for an inexperienced or untrained person to handle your newborn, putting aside the fact that without the right conditions or equipment, your favorite newborn images are almost impossible to achieve.

For the reasons stated above, safety is paramount to my business. No matter what you’ve seen on Pinterest or Instagram, your baby is a unique individual and I will treat him/her with kindness and respect.  I won’t force your little one into any poses just to meet photo expectations. With that said, I will do everything I can to learn about your newborn photo dreams so I can whisper all my wisdom into his/her ears and make them happen.  Either way, I promise you that the photos you’ll get will be all that you would ever want and need.

Posing

If you have any specific requests regarding poses, make sure to discuss them with me ahead of time.  We need to be on the same page as far as newborn safety.

If needed, I will ask for your assistance to spot your little treasure when being held by a sibling, or when propped up on a surface. Certain poses can be dangerous if not done with safety precautions in mind.

Please communicate with me

It is very important that you let me know of any questions or comments that you have before or during the session.  I might be the expert but you are the parent, if something makes you uncomfortable please say so, I won’t be offended! This way I can ease away any concerns, explain what’s happening, and make sure everyone is happy with the flow of the session.

Keeping it germ-free

For every session, I make sure to wash my hands and disinfect my clothing with natural non-toxic antibacterial spray.

I thoroughly clean my camera equipment before coming to your home, including my posing setup.

All blankets, fabrics, and hats are washed after every photoshoot with plant-based baby friendly detergent and stored away in plastic tubs.

If, for any reason, I suspect that there is a bug going around my home, I will not hesitate to reschedule. It is never worth the risk!

I also ask that if there is a sickness going on in your home to please notify me, due to the nature of my work it is important to keep myself as healthy as possible.

Every baby is different

Remember, every newborn is a unique individual, therefore I can’t predict what will happen in every session. If the baby is uncomfortable or gets overwhelmed by a certain pose or situation, I will move on to the next shot and revisit if time allows.

Whether you decide to work with me or not, I encourage you to please put your baby’s safety above anything else! For that reason, I’ve put together a few tips to help you find the right photographer for your style and budget, you can find it through this link. 

MY EXPERTISE

Besides having two boys of my own, I have years of experience working with newborns. I know all the techniques necessary to make them feel calm and happy and have a set of safety policies as well as equipment to make the best with every newborn I see.

I LOVE babies, I am obsessed with capturing the little details and characteristics of their newborn state as well as seen families grow and couples becoming parents for the first time.

As a postpartum mom, I remember feeling overwhelmed with all the information available to keep my baby safe. Now, I’ve made it my goal to eliminate that “overwhelming” part from having your baby’s pictures taken: I come to you, you don’t have to worry about getting ready to go out, I set up and clean up, and on top of that you will probably learn a trick or two to help you soothe your baby.

Bring those newborn images that you see all over my portfolio to live isn’t an easy task. However, I can assure you I am trained and experienced and will always put your baby’s safety first.

REVIEWS FROM PREVIOUS CLIENTS

I pride myself in offering great service and making your experience enjoyable. Please take a minute to see what other clients have to say about my services here.

Also, please visit my Yelp and Facebook pages.

WHAT DOES MY NEWBORN SESSIONS CONSIST OF?

This in-home session is designed to capture the most adorable tiny features of your baby while wearing props and/or blankets. The goal is to bring the boutique studio-quality experience to the comfort of your home.

During this session, I will gently handle your baby into sweet poses.

In order to perfectly match your unique family needs, we will have a consultation to determine a shot-list and selection of props to be used.

Family members are welcome and encouraged to partake.

DURATION

• 3-4 hours depending on the baby.

IMAGE DELIVERY

• Online password-protected proof gallery for you to choose the images you wish to keep (Complete collections include all 20 edited images from the get-go)

DESCRIPTION OF INCLUDED PRODUCTS

• Folio box: a beautiful wooden box containing your choice of 10, 15, 0r 20 – 5″X7″ prints.

• USB drive: Custom USB drive containing the digital images included with your custom collection.

• Gallery canvas. This is an artist’s canvas stretched around a wooden frame.

• Wooden prints. A wooden print is a natural wood canvas with your image printed on it

• All paper prints are mounted, this means they will have a hard surface backing for protection and are meant to be framed.

PACKAGES AND PRICES

The total amount depends on the number of images you want to keep. Full payment is due the day of your session.

In addition to the high-quality products included with my collections, the time it takes to create newborn galleries ranges between 16-20 hours.

Click here to view my pricing guide for newborn collections.

Whether you decide to work with me or not, I encourage you to please put your baby’s safety above anything else!  For that reason, I’ve put together a few tips to help you find the right photographer for your style and budget, you can find it through this link. 

DO YOU OFFER DISCOUNTS TO MILITARY OR ANY OTHER COMMUNITY SERVICE OFFICERS?

OF COURSE!!!

I am so grateful to anyone that serves our community. For that reason, I offer 15% off Premium & All-inclusive family/maternity portrait collections and any Newborn Collections to:

  • Military families
  • Police officers
  • Nurses
  • Teachers
  • Firefighters

* Proper ID should be provided.

Discount does not apply to family Essentials Collections.

WHY CHOOSE ME?
  • Newborn Saftey. First and foremost.  I have the patience, knowledge, and experience needed to handle newborns into safe and cute sleepy baby poses. Added to my experience, I have taken courses in newborn physiology, posing, and safety.
  • Experience. I have been a professional photographer since 2008 and have specialized in newborn photography since 2011.
  • Expertise. You don’t need to think about every single detail, I will guide you through your session and will make sure to inform you of anything needed to make the best of it.
  •  All inclusive photography services. This means that my packages or “collections” are built to provide you with your finished images on a digital format and prints to display at your home.
  • Time. I dedicate enough time to each client to make the best of our time together. I’m also flexible when it comes to rescheduling due to all the unexpected events that arise from being a parent of a young child.  The time and effort I spend to deliver your finished gallery: 16-20 hours.
  • Fully insured.
  • I travel to you. You don’t have to worry about taking your baby anywhere, I will bring everything we need to create adorable images without sacrificing quality at your home.
  • Detailed consultation. To assess your newborn photography needs, such as new props (if needed according to your taste and color preferences).
  • High quality printed products

Whether you decide to work with me or not, I encourage you to please put your baby’s safety above anything else! For that reason, I’ve put together a few tips to help you find the right photographer for your style and budget, you can find it through this link. 

WHAT IS THE BELLY TO BABY DISCOUNT?

The belly to baby bundle offers you a 15% discount on your maternity session when booking your newborn session with me.

WHAT IS EDITED AND RETOUCHED ON EACH PHOTO?

While I use my expertise to take the best images possible straight out of my camera, editing is still one of the most time-consuming parts of my job, it can take anywhere from 10 min to 60 min per image.

Fully retouched images are the finished products that represent the full quality of my work and cover the following:

  • Skin imperfections (acne, some wrinkles, uneven skin tones, discolorations, jaundice, rashes, etc.)
  • People and cars in the background (your photos will look as if you were completely alone at the beach with your family)
  • Distracting objects or marks on a background, backdrop, or wall
  • Back, arm, and side fat rolls
  • Double chins
  • Enhanced sky and sunset colors
  • Teeth whitening
  • Extend and smooth backgrounds for newborn or studio-style sessions
  • Feature enhancements (brightening and sharpening of faces and eyes)
  • Color and ambiance editing to suit my style
WHAT TO EXPECT AND HOW TO PREPARE FOR MY NEWBORN SESSION?

Taking pictures of a newborn is a slow and patience testing process, please make sure to carefully read and follow the recommendations described on this article: Newborn session: what to expect and how to prepare?

WHEN WILL I RECEIVE MY PHOTOS?

The average is one to two weeks to receive your fully edited online gallery, and one additional week to receive your prints. Make sure to book your session at least one month in advance if you need any printed materials by a certain date (especially during holiday season).

HOW WILL MY PHOTOS BE USED?

I am proud of my work and I like to occasionally post photos from my clients on my Facebook page or Photo-Blog. As per my photographer contract, I may use up to 4 photos to promote my business. Breastfeeding and naked photos will never be used. Besides that, I do not share or sell your photos to anyone.

HOW DO I SCHEDULE A NEWBORN SESSION?

Setting a date ahead of time is not very convenient as the due date is mostly uncertain.

When you request to book a newborn session, I keep my schedule with at least 2 spaces free a week before and every week after your due date until the baby is born.

As soon as your baby is earthside, please get in touch with me to schedule the session.

In order to book a space around your due date, all you have to do is fill out my contract.

PAYMENT PLANS FOR NEWBORN COLLECTIONS

Payment plans are available for newborn sessions booked with at least 3 months before the due date.

The total cost of the newborn session can be divided into 3 or more monthly payments before the baby is born.

Please contact me in order to inquire about a payment plan for you.

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