Generally, I recommend scheduling newborn sessions around 20-25 weeks so I can ensure I have time available in my schedule! This is going to be a very overwhelming and happy time and I want *everything* to be ready prior to the baby arriving.
Once you receive your proposal, you will be prompted to sign your contract, and then pay a 20% deposit in order to secure your date (I always put the due date on my calendar as a placeholder).
Generally, I put you on my calendar according to your due date because baby’s really make the rules and come when they would like! I don’t want parents to worry about this because I can still do a session even if the baby comes early or late.
I have taken photos of HUNDREDS of babies and I really prefer to shoot sometime within the first 7-14 days of life. So, once the baby arrives, you let me know as soon as he/she is born and we will schedule your session within that time frame. I do have another full time job on the weekdays, so your newborn session is generally set up for the weekend within that 7-12 days.
I have a beautiful studio located in downtown Erie and have many, many props for you to choose from! I do purchase things specifically for your session according to your questionnaire (if I don’t have it already), so if you have certain things you love, please let me know!!
Shortly after booking, you will receive my newborn session guide with a LOT of information! Please make sure you look through this prior to your session. You can expect to get a questionnaire from me very close to your due date (within the week) to get more information regarding color choices, poses and styling for your session so I am best prepared.
If you are interested in a maternity session, please make sure you let me know so I can also send information regarding these sessions and booking. We can book this session when you are approximately 32-33 weeks gestation!
I also highly recommend booking milestone sessions either immediately after newborn sessions or at the time of booking to make sure you are on my calendar as well.
I will check my availability and then send my newborn session guide with package options!
A proposal with the package you chose will be sent. You will sign your contract and pay your 20% deposit. Your due date is secured!!
If a wardrobe consult is included in your package, we will discuss scheduling this if needed!
This is a guide with what to expect during your session, styling your session, some examples of my work! FAQ are also included so you are better prepared for your session.
This will be a questionnaire asking what you prefer for your session including colors, styling for family photos and certain poses you'd like to incorporate!
You email me ASAP and we pick a date and time - I shoot mostly on weekends and in the morning!
Get in touch!