In-home newborn sessions are relaxed, casual and perfect for capturing the whole family where you’re most comfortable – at home. Pre-session consult/planning (by phone or video chat) Personalized session planWardrobe advice + personal stylingPhoto Session with NissaOrdering Appointment after your sessionSession Fee | $295Collections begin at $900.Most families spend $1250 – $2200 on their collections.
Do you use props or specialize in stylized newborn poses?The style of newborn photography that I specialize in is lifestyle sessions. Rather than posed newborn shots, I love to capture the relationship between the new baby and his/her parents and siblings. This doesn’t mean that I won’t take individual photographs of the baby and capture some great detail shots of his/her little toes and fingers. I am happy to incorporate any ideas you might have! Feel free to incorporate any special family quilts, heirlooms or baby blankets that you would like to use in the photos.How long are these sessions?A typical lifestyle newborn session takes 2-2.5 hours. When it comes to a newborn session, the baby is in charge, so we allow time to enough feeding and diaper changing breaks. 🙂 What can I do to prepare for the session?This is such a special time in your family’s life. There will be so many emotions during the shoot—love, excitement, wonder, amazement. It will be tough, but try to relax! Moms tend to stress out because this is a new experience and because they want things to be “perfect.” I will take your baby’s lead and allow him/her to be the focus of the shoot. If your baby cries, or poops, it’s okay. I promise! Just focus on relaxing and cuddling with your sweet new addition and I will create images that you will cherish forever!
Mixing together the laid-back,natural approachof lifestyle photographywith a little pinch of portraiture,MATERNITY, NEWBORN and MILESTONE SESSIONScelebrate the first year of new life.
10×10 Signature Album,40 pages (60 images) – and your choice of – 4 8×10 prints, Framed + Matted -OR- 20×20 Story Frame (Digital copies of each image chosen included)Package Total | $3200
**OPTIONAL: add on Hello, Baby In-hospital/birthing center session or birth coverage.
Perfect short session for babies and families approaching big milestones (6 month, 12 month are most common)Pre-session consult/planning (by phone or video chat) Personalized session planWardrobe advice + personal stylingPhoto Session with NissaOrdering Appointment after your sessionSession Fee | $200Collections begin at $500.Most families spend $700 – $1675 on their collections.
Pre-session consult/planning (by phone or video chat) Personalized session planWardrobe advice + personal stylingPhoto Session with NissaOrdering Appointment after your sessionSession Fee | $200 Collections begin at $500.Most families spend $700 – $1675 on their collections.
ENJOY THE FULL-SERVICE EXPERIENCE: Pre-session consultation, Print/Wall art consultation + session planWardrobe advice + personal styling (with access to hair, makeup artists) Relaxed Photo Sessions with NissaOrdering Appointment after each session to choose images you’d like in your album and for your home
Where will we shoot?The session takes place in the client’s home, preferably in the nursery, master bedroom, and living room. We can also take some photos outdoors if the weather permits (ideal for spring and summer due dates!). Do not worry about your house being a mess—you just had a baby! All you need to do to prepare is open the blinds/curtains to let in as much light as possible. I’ll quickly push things out of the area I’m shooting so that your home will appear to be spotless in the photos. Don’t be surprised if I move some furniture around, I’m just working to get the best light in your home. I’ll put it all back where it was! 🙂 The only thing I will ask you to do is have your bed made with a neutral quilt/comforter on top. Your bed makes for a great place for cuddly family photos!How can I make sure my baby is comfortable and cooperative during the shoot?Newborns are unpredictable and this shoot is all about them. Please do not worry about your baby crying or needing to eat during the shoot—newborn sessions are purposely longer to allow for plenty of breaks, feedings and even diaper/outfit changes. It’s usually a good idea to try and feed your baby right before the session so they’re sleepy and content.What should my husband and I wear? I recommend keeping it simple and comfortable. Neutral, light (creams, whites, grays or pastel tones) work best as they don’t take away from the natural beauty of your baby. You can add pops of color to your outfit, if you wish, by using jewelry or accessories. Solid or floral tops (and textures like big knits and lace) work best. Stay away from prominent logos or writing on clothing. For your husband, the same rules apply. View some ideas on my Pinterest board.
What should the baby wear?I prefer babies dressed very simply in plain onesies, muslin swaddles, or just diaper – whatever their comfort level is.
The First Year of your baby’s life is an incredibly special time filled with firsts – not just for your baby, but for you, too. With this full-service, start to finish package, you won’t have to worry about remembering to schedule photo sessions or figuring out what to do with the photos
Interested in birth photography, but not quite sure about the whole birth part? Document your hospital or birth center experience within the first day.Pre-session consult/planning (by phone or video chat) Personalized session planWardrobe advice + personal stylingPhoto Session with NissaOrdering Appointment after your sessionSession Fee | $100Collections begin at $500Most families spend $700 – $1675 on their collections.
THE FIRST YEAR SESSIONS: MATERNITY SESSIONIN-HOME NEWBORN SESSION6 MONTH MILESTONE SESSION12 MONTH MILESTONE SESSION
What is a lifestyle newborn session? At-home lifestyle newborn sessions are about the connection and love that family members already have for this new life. I’ll capture special moments with each family member and the baby as well as the family all together. If siblings are involved, we usually take care of those photos first so that they can go and play during the rest of the session. I love when family pets can join in too. It can be helpful to have a friend or family member at the house who can watch siblings during the rest of the session so that Mom and Dad can be in photos with the baby. There will also be time for photos of the baby alone; these are usually done when the baby is sleepiest. I take photos of babies swaddled or undressed and they are posed in a way you’d find them naturally.