1. Getting To Know Each Other
We aim to serve a very specific type of mom who is looking for not only great pictures, but an incredible EXPERIENCE! The first step towards working with us is reaching out to us via the "Contact" page. From there I will send you our pricing and all the info you could ever want to know in a beautiful PDF! Then, we will move on to the booking process!
We will send you a custom, online booking proposal where you can review your package, sign your contract, and pay your deposit all in one place!
3. Maternity Session
If you booked a maternity session, we will schedule that ASAP! I love photographing maternity sessions between 28-34 weeks. Each woman and each pregnancy is different. Some women who aren't showing as soon may want to wait a little later, like 30-32 weeks. Conversely, if you are growing a bit more rapidly (I fell into this category :P ) you may want to schedule your session for more like 28-32 weeks. It's important not to wait until the very last moment for a couple of reasons. #1, babies are unpredictable and sometimes come early! We don't want to wait TOO long and then miss out on doing the session because you went into labor! #2 Towards the end of your pregnancy you might be feeling unforgettable and/or in pain the more your belly grows. After your maternity session you will get a sneak peek on both Facebook and Instagram within 24 hours. Within two weeks you will be featured on the blog and receive your online gallery of images to choose from!
4. Planning for baby's arrival!
Once we are getting closer to your due date we will start making sure that you are completely prepared for your session We love helping our mom's feel relaxed by sending lots of tips and tricks for ensuring the best possible outcome for your newborn's photo session. We will also get some more information on exactly what you are wanting (colors, sibling shots, themes, etc). There are lots of other great things we find out from the questionnaire that helps us to be as prepared as possible for this momentous occasion!
5. Baby is HERE!!!!
Yay!! The Day is here!! Your sweet little baby has made his/her arrival! I ask that mom adds me to her "mass text" list that she probably has started for once the baby arrives. Once I know the baby is here I will send you a couple dates/times for you to look at once you have time. I try to photograph newborns within the first two weeks of life if at all possible. They are more sleepy, they go into poses more easily, and the session is usually calmer and quicker for all involved. On the day of your session you will come to my studio. Sessions last anywhere from 1.5 - 3 hours depending on how smoothly everything goes. I have a couch AND a bed in the studio so that you can completely relax during the session, especially if you are still healing and would prefer to lay down. I have drinks and snacks on hand since the session takes a little while.
6. Online Gallery
You will receive your completed gallery from us within 1-3 weeks from your session date. You will have your choice of coming back to the studio to place your order and pick up your USB or having your gallery e-mailed to you. You will be able to order prints directly from your gallery as well as download any digital files that are included with the package you've selected.
If you would like more detailed info, please visit my “Contact” page (or click here), fill out a super short form, and I will send you a beautiful PDF that has all the info you would ever like to know about my packages, pricing, and what a photography experience with me looks like!
All inquiries are responded to within 24 hours!
Serving the Central Missouri Area
Located in Versailles, MO