Don’t fret. This isn’t going to be stressful! By the end we are totally going to be friends. 

Friends? With my photographer? YES! I make art from my heart, and my heart produces better art when there is a connection. Because more than a client, you are a human being, and human beings should connect with other human beings.

How is that going to happen? 

FIRST

We are going to correspond over email and the phone to make sure we are a good fit. We’ll chat about what you’re thinking about for your session . . . and how I can provide that for you. I’ll send you my detailed pricing guide which outlines all of the session options. Then we'll do a bit of paperwork (sorry, it has to be done, but I make it as painless as possible) in the form of payment, a client agreement and a getting-to-know-you questionnaire (truth be told, the questionnaire is sort of fun!). 

NEXT

A few weeks prior to your newborn or family session we’ll set a date for pre-session coffee. I’ll take your coffee order (no, I was never a barista, but I do have a pretty special ability to rattle off multi-step coffee/tea orders, so don’t be afraid to test me), drive to Starbucks and pick up coffee for all of us. Then, we’ll hang out for half an hour in your home and chat about your session; we’ll talk about how to prepare, what to wear and what will happen after the session. By the time I bring my camera out, we will have talked all about your hopes for the session and for your family….so, it’s more like hanging out with a friend (who happens to have a camera) than a photo shoot.

THEN

On the big day I’ll arrive at your home (on-time!) and together we’ll make some seriously beautiful images. There’s no need to panic about bundling everyone up and getting out of the house on time. You get to stay in the comfort of your own home, surrounded by all of the things you love.  

AFTER

I know you're super excited to see your images, and I’m just as excited to get them to you! Believe it or not, I get almost as emotionally attached to your images as you will. Within a few days I’ll send you a sneak peek - to hold you over until your full gallery is ready. 

And then, the best part. The slideshow! As part of your newborn or family session fee, you’ll receive a photo slideshow set to professionally licensed music picked just for you (by me!). Slideshows are my absolute favourite part of your session. I put my heart and soul into creating each slideshow to best tell your story and I can guarantee you’re going to watch it over and over again (and you’ll probably cry, I usually do while making them).  Your slideshow is also a beautiful way to share your story with those you love. A slideshow is included with every newborn and family photo session.

Along with your slideshow you’ll also receive a link to view the images from your session in an online gallery. Each image is carefully hand-edited and chosen to help tell your story. Within the gallery, you'll then have the option to purchase digital file collections and/or a-la-carte print products. 

PRICING

Newborn and family sessions are a session fee + the option to purchase digital collections and/or print products after your session.  This allows you to SEE the best images from your session in a digital online gallery and then choose what is going to work best for your family. You pick what your heart wants - it's as easy as that! 

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Newborn & family photo sessions begin at $450. The average client invests $1100 on their newborn or family photos, which includes the session, photo slideshow and the full gallery of high resolution digital images. 

Send me a note today and I'll send you back an email chock full of details about the session and available packages. 

I'm now booking newborn, family and breastfeeding photo sessions in the greater Edmonton area (Edmonton, Sherwood Park, St. Albert, Leduc, Spruce Grove and Stony Plain). In order to give each family the time they deserve, I only accept a limited number of sessions per month. Please contact me as soon as possible to schedule your session. Newborn sessions should be booked prior to the baby arriving, and a session date will then be reserved approximately 2-3 weeks after your due date (and can be adjusted as needed).

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