It is truly a big moment to schedule any photography session as you are most likely trying to capture a milestone in your relationship/family/life. The process should be detailed enough to give you the ultimate outcome but simple enough to keep stress out of the picture (no pun intended).
Step one: INQUIRE. Shoot and email or phone call showing interest, asking questions and planning a date. Email communication will be the best way to firm up basic details needed to book (date/time, type of session, contact info)
Step two: CONTRACT AND INVOICE. an email invoice providing details and a contract/terms will be sent. The initial payment and agreement to contract must be sent back to have your session officially booked.
Step three: PREPARE. Receive additional emails with tips, more details, and any other communication needed before your session day. Gather your attire, plan your pre-session hours to assure a successful experience. Communication will continue as needed.
Step Four: SESSION!!!! Arrive at your session promptly. Enjoy the experience of the session which is carefully prioritized to gather your moments.
Step five: EXCITEMENT and SNEAKS! A peek into your session will be given on Facebook usually with 3 images the day of your session.
Step six: OBTAIN YOUR PRODUCTS. You will be given your images within 2 weeks of your session. These images will be accessed and viewed in a digital online gallery. During this time you are able to prepare and order your customized products or retrieve your images provided with your package.
Want to learn more about your session? Here are a few general facts about each type of session provided!
Newborn Sittings. These images are best taken within the first 10 days of baby's life. It is ideal to book your sitting before your baby's birth to ensure the availability. During the session I encourage family such as siblings or parents to jump in a few images. Safety and health are very respected at sittings and vaccines such as Tdap/Flu are up to date. These sessions can be arranged at home, outdoor, or in studio and can vary from lifestyle to propped or both! Check out more details on the different investment options and types of newborn packages under the investments tab.
Fresh 48. This is the chance to capture all the emotions within the first moments baby has arrived. From the hospital cradle and tiny features of your new baby, this is a sitting involved within the first 48 hours of life, usually at a hospital setting. Hospital policies must be reviewed before booking.
Maternity sitting. Mother's to be generally around 30-35 weeks of pregnancy are pampered with a half hour session usually on an outdoor location providing the mood for a session that includes baby bump focuses and one of the most beautiful steps in motherhood. This shoot can include family members and can be chosen as a full hour for more times and exclusive dreamy images in a gallery. Maternity gowns are included in limited styles/sizes with your sitting.
Family Sittings. Family sittings can be done on-location at a park or outdoor area of your choice with many recommendations from photographer ready to go. There is a maximum cap of 6 people for the standard options due to the time. During a family sitting you will receive moments of life inspired and portraits to preserve. From group images to singles or paired images such as couples (wife and husband), and siblings, you will receive a full gallery of different looks for true real life feels and diversity.
Engagement or Couples Sittings. This sessions include unlimited wardrobe changes but this will still affect your camera time. From ring shots, to sweet serenades in whimsy locations, you will cherish this moment as a couple and the one on one fun time that comes with a Couples Sitting.
Portrait Sitting. Portraits can be done in a natural and lifestyle setting such as in-home, at an outdoor location, or venue of your choice. During this session you will receive different poses directed from full length to headshots.
First Birthday sitting. During a child's first birthday sitting you will have a very unique experience to your child. Their will be the option of using outdoors, your own home, or my indoor studio. These packages include the time and images to give your gallery a variety of moments to capture. Cake smashes are welcomed (but the client must provide the cake due to allergy and safety caution). You can bring your own props and we can work together to add props we have at Little Printed Love. If your choice is to have more of a portrait and family lifestyle sitting, I fully value and provide that opportunity. Communicating after booking will occur to get these little details established.
Pet photos. These do not discriminate against breed or type of pet/animal. All that is asked is that vaccines and safety precautions be placed. These sessions can be done in studio space, on an outdoor location, or in-home. There is no limit on how many pets are at a sitting.
Headshot and Portfolio sittings. These two types of sessions offer you a chance to highlight yourself and talents/business for marketing use. With these sessions you have options available such as a blog dedicated to giving my followers a chance to learn about you!
Bump to Baby Package. This is a great savings package for those soon to be new parents who are desiring the maternity AND the newborn moments to be captured. This package basically pulls together two session into one lump process. First, enjoy your moment with a baby bump on a half hour session. Then enjoy a full newborn session once baby arrives.
Grow With Me baby series. This is a 4 session package. you will get a 30 minute session of lifestyle moments of baby at 3,6, and 9 months of age to catch those little "firsts" milestones. Finishing of this package is a full hour 12 month/first birthday celebration session which can be lifestyle or full of propped fun! The perfect package to really savior the growth that occurs so quickly in the first 12 months of a baby's life.
Weddings, Births, Product Marketing and more. While I focus on the moments listed above, I do offer my service to other options. Because these special services are so unique and personalized, a free consultation can be given through email to discuss details and pricing