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Newborns & Babies

To book a session, or to request more information, please send me an email so that we can schedule a time to chat: elise@elisewelker.com

In addition to the photography session time, fees for all packages include:

  • Consultation time to choose a location and styling input, if requested
  • Travel time within 30 miles of 23112; travel fee of $1 per mile for other location.
  • Custom editing of all images, delivered through an online gallery for viewing and downloading
  • Print release allowing you to print images as you choose; 10% discount on prints ordered through my professional print lab

*** A non-refundable $50 retainer is due to reserve your date and time for all packages.***

Sales tax is added to all packages. 

If the sessions below do not meet your needs, please contact me so we can create a customized package.

* New packages as of 8/1/19. If you reserved a Sept-Dec session prior to this date, please contact me if you need a reminder of package details for your session.

Timeless Studio Package

$475.ºº

This package is a traditional, full studio newborn session lasting 2-3 hours. Baby will be photographed in a variety of poses (wrapped, unwrapped and basket/prop poses) with 4-5 differently styled set-ups. This package includes sibling, parent and/or family images if desired.

  • 25 edited, high-res images with full printing rights (in color and b&w)
  • Complimentary (10) 5×7 prints with a minimum $50 purchase of prints/products
  • Mini maternity session available as an add-on for $225 (20-30 minutes; 10 images)

Deluxe Studio Package

$625.ºº

This package includes everything in the timeless package, but with more images, it is a great choice if you want the widest variety of photos of baby with parent/family/siblings, as well as a large collection of baby’s newborn portraits.

  • 35 edited, high-res images with full printing rights (in color and b&w)
  • Complimentary (10) 5×7 prints with a minimum $50 purchase of prints/products
  • Mini maternity session available as an add-on for $225 (20-30 minutes; 10 images)

Tiny Studio Package

$325.ºº

The Tiny package is a mini newborn session lasting about one hour. Using wrapped poses only, which makes this shorter length session possible, baby will be photographed on one solid backdrop set-up and in one prop set-up.

  • 10 edited, high-res images with full printing rights (in color and b&w)
  • Two complimentary 5×7 fine art prints with a minimum $25 purchase of prints/products
  • Mini maternity session available as an add-on for $225 (20-30 minutes; 10 images)
  • Add-on images of sibling(s) with baby are $50.

Lifestyle In-Home Newborn

$450.ºº

  • 1.5 hour session in your home to capture your family loving on your new baby in a combination of posed family images mixed with documentary-style snuggles and nursery images
  • 25 edited, high-res images with full printing rights (in color and b&w)
  • Complimentary (10) 5×7 prints with a minimum $50 purchase of prints/products
  • Mini maternity session available as an add-on for $225 (20-30 minutes; 10 images)

Note: Does not include traditional posed newborn shots. Although I typically book 1-2 months in advance, this is a great option if you miss the 2-3 week window for posed newborn images and I have last-minute availability.

Fresh 48 Newborn Session

$350.ºº

  • 1-hour session to capture some of your first moments with your new baby
  • in-hospital, within baby’s first 48 hours of life
  • 20 edited, high-res images with full printing rights (a typical gallery has 24-30 images, including black and white versions)
  • Mini maternity session available as an add-on for $225 (20-30 minutes; 10 images)

Milestone Sessions

Currently Unavailable

  • for babies in their first year (often at 3 mos, 6-9 mos, and/or 12 mos)
  • 30-40 minutes, in studio; one outfit change, if desired
  • blanket/texture/prop elements provided; client closet available to borrow from for outfits
  • 12 retouched, high-res images with full printing rights (in color and b&w)
  • 1 complimentary 5×7 fine art print with a $35 minimum purchase of prints/products
Save with a Baby’s First Year Milestone Package (see below)

Simple Cake Smash

$375.ºº

  • 60 minute session (45 minutes, in studio, plus 15 minute clean-up time so you don’t take home a messy baby)
  • portrait session, followed by cake smash that keeps the focus on baby instead of decor
  • outfit change, if desired
  • birthday banner or floral background banner provided
  • 25 retouched, high-res images with full printing rights (in color and b&w)
  • 2 complimentary 5×7 fine art prints with $25 print purchase
  • access to a baker who creates custom “tall and tiny” smash cakes exclusively for my clients, perfectly designed for little hands and affordably-priced

Deluxe Milestone Package

$800.ºº

  • for babies in their first year; includes 3 portrait sessions to document 3 months (rolling & smiling), 6-9 months (sitting & reaching), & 12 months
  • sessions are 45 minutes, in studio; outfit changes if desired
  • blanket/texture/prop elements provided; client closet filled with outfits available for use
  • 12 retouched, high-res images from 3 mos & 6-9 mos sessions with full printing rights (in color and b&w)
  • 20-25 retouched, high-res images from 12 mos session (your choice of portraits+cake smash or portraits-only)
  • 2 complimentary 5×7 prints from each session

Essential Milestone Package

$600.ºº

  • for babies in their first year; includes 2 portrait sessions to document 6-9 months (sitting & reaching), & 12 months
  • sessions are 45 minutes, in studio; outfit changes if desired
  • blanket/texture/prop elements provided; client closet filled with outfits available for use
  • 12 retouched, high-res images from 6-9 mos session with full printing rights (in color and b&w)
  • 20-25 retouched, high-res images from 12 mos session (your choice of portraits+cake smash or portraits-only)
  • 2 complimentary 5×7 prints from each session