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SESSION DETAILS

MATERNITY

“You never understand life until it grows inside of you.”
― Sandra Chami Kassis

Maternity sessions take place between 28-34 weeks. In our pre-session consultations, we’ll discuss your vision and what session is right for you.  Sessions can take place on location or in our Poughkeepsie Studio.  Several weeks after your session, we’ll meet to go over your proofs and discuss that art that works best for you and your home.
Sessions options include on location, fine art studio portraiture or milk bath in our vintage claw foot tub.
Your Session Fee is a non refundable retainer that books your Due Date. It covers the time it takes me to photograph your session the professional editing of your images. It does NOT include any photos, prints, digital files or products.

NEWBORN

“Sometimes the smallest thing take up the most room in our heart”

Posed newborn sessions take place within the first 2-3 weeks of life in our Poughkeepsie studio.

We offer two types of sessions
Full Artistic Session
Full sessions include a combination of family, sibling, and creative newborn portraits.  Sessions typically last 2-3 hours.
Mini Artistic Session
Mini sessions are ideal for those who are looking for a couple of creative images of their newborn. Sessions are about 45 minutes, baby only, and include a couple of pillow posed and wrapped poses.
What’s included with your session
A pre-session consultation to discuss color palates and vision.  Our studio provides all the props and fabrics for your newborn session.
Your Session Fee is a non-refundable retainer that books your Due Date. It covers the time it takes me to photograph your baby and the professional editing of your images. Your session fee also includes a product credit to use towards our catalog of products at your reveal, including prints, canvas, albums, digital etc.  Digital negatives are not included in your session fee.


MILESTONE MINI SESSION

“Let me love you a little more before you’re not little anymore”

Milestone sessions are specifically for babies who are 6, 9, and 12 months old. Our timeless, classic look, are all about capturing the sweet milestones that happen in the first year of your baby’s life!

What’s included with your session
Each session is about 30 minutes in our studio, includes 2-3 set-ups.  Decor includes vintage and antique props and designer outfits and headpieces.  If you have specific requests, we can discuss that prior to your shoot.

Your Session Fee is a non-refundable retainer that books your session date. It covers the time it takes me to photograph your newborn and the professional editing of your images. Your session fee also includes a product credit to use towards our catalog of products including prints, canvas, albums, digital etc.  Digital negatives are not included in your session fee. You’ll view your images for the first time at our session reveal, where we’ll hold your hand through the process of picking the perfect art for your home.

FAMILY

“A family portrait is only complete with love to fill its frame”
– Wes Fesler

With our fun and artistic approach, we’re a bit different than most family portrait photographers. We stylize compositions artistically and photograph you together authentically. The images will garner an incredible sense of variety and beauty that perfectly portrays your family.

What’s included with your session


Each session is photographed on-location, and typically ranges 60-90 minutes.  Location is discussed prior to your session to meet your vision and goals with your session.  You’ll be invited to our style and select account, to help you piece together your session wardrobe, helping you take the stress out of figuring out, “what to wear.”

Your Session Fee is a non-refundable retainer that books your session date. It covers the time it takes me to photograph your family and the professional editing of your images. Your session fee also includes a product credit to use towards our catalog of products including prints, canvas, albums, digital etc.  Digital negatives are not included in your session fee. You’ll view your session images for the first time at our session reveal, where we’ll hold your hand through the process of picking the perfect art for your home.

BOOK A SESSION

We are so pleased you are considering Surprise Photography and look forward to working with you to exceed your expectations. Custom portraiture is an investment in beautiful artistry that will be treasured for generations to come. We are committed to capturing your family in an original, artistic, and natural way, to create the heirlooms that will become your family’s history.
We invite you to book your consultation with our studio, to discuss the vision of your session, goals, and outcome.

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