Studio Photography - Maternity, Newborn and Older Babies
You've been waiting and anticipating your little one's arrival for 9 long months now, and then they are finally handed to you. You are flooded with emotion and look on in awe at their little features as you remember every little kick and nudge they gave you just a few weeks prior. During that first month, your baby will go through so many transformations and it is so important to document their little details before they are changed forever!
Our natural light studio located in South West Sydney's Ingleburn is minimalist and bright, creating a calming and comfortable space for you and your family. We have a range of stunning maternity gowns for clients to use during their sessions, and soft neutral fabrics to compliment your newborn. I focus on the natural beauty of your newborn, documenting all of their little features. Parents and siblings are encouraged to get in the photo's with their newborn and are not charged extra for this. My photographic approach is relaxed and natural, providing a timeless style which will compliment any interior without looking dated.
I shoot from a parents perspective, lovingly telling your family's story in a way that will take you back to that exact moment, preserving the emotion and connection you shared all those years ago. With a small window of time when they are still in that sleepy, still uncurling newborn stage, so it's important to understand that there is such an enormous difference between that 5-12 day old stage and a baby that is 3 months old. Every newborn baby is an absolute miracle and they are photographed as an individual, capturing their unique features and your fierce love for them.
As your little treasure grows and changes, we cater for the many milestones that occur within that first year. We offer Sitter Sessions which are aimed at babies between 6-9 months. These sessions capture your baby's growing personality and features as they become bigger and more mobile. Babies should be able to sit unassisted for Sitter Sessions, but not yet be crawling. We supply a range of props that your baby can sit in and hold onto for extra stability.
Our Cake Smash sessions are a fun and sensory focused way to celebrate your little one's First Birthday! Babies can smell, touch and taste (usually for the first time) a delicious cake to celebrate that 12 month milestone. These Cake Smash sessions give you a variety of gorgeous images without distracting factors that draw the attention away from your little one. We provide a rustic cake stand or crate as well as a range of adorable outfits your baby can wear for their session, and we wrap up the whole messy experience with a warm bubble bath in our rustic tub!
All of my Studio Photography Sessions are scheduled from 10am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Because I take a strictly limited number of bookings per month, it is a good idea to book well ahead of time so as to avoid disappointment, as I can book out months in advance.
Studio Session Pricing
Mini Studio Session fee - $100
Includes a half hour hour session for Cake Smash or Sitter Sessions only. No family/sibling set-ups are included. Your personal design and purchase consultation. Cakes are not included for Cake Smash Sessions and must be supplied by the client due to allergy risks.
Studio Session fee - $150
Includes your 1-2hr Studio session, sibling/parent/family set-ups are included (immediate family members only), use of studio’s gowns, wraps and props. Your personal design and purchase consultation.
Bump to Baby Sessions - $200
Includes 2 Sessions (either Maternity + Newborn OR Newborn + Sitter), sibling/parent/family set-ups are included (for up to 5 people), use of studio’s gowns, wraps and props. Your personal design and purchase consultation.
Digital image files and printed products are not included in the session fee. These can be purchased separately at a la carte pricing or you can choose from one of our specially designed collections.
Ready to Hang Pieces range from $200 - $1000
Multiple Piece Wall Art Collections range from $350 - $2200
Album options from $895
Straight after your session, you will be able to view your entire gallery of around 30-40 images and make your selections. Your images will be displayed onto a large screen and Laura can assist you in making the right product choices for your needs. We have an extensive range of carefully sourced Australian made products which are exclusive to Professional Photographers and are supplied with a 75 year warranty. With samples in studio, you can touch and feel the exact products which will be proudly displayed in your home.
You do not need to decide on a final package until you have viewed your image gallery and selected your favourites. You start out on our PURE Collection and then you have the option to upgrade your package to include more images or purchase products. The upgrade balance costs are then due before delivery, or can be split into instalments over the weeks leading up to delivery (approx 4-6 weeks). Payment plans are available and can be customised to suit you. Discounts are available for multiple session collections!
Pure - $695 | Includes 10 High Resolution Images edited in Colour and B&W on USB with 5x7" reference prints of your selected images
Luxe - +$400 | Upgraded from the Pure Collection. Includes 25 High Resolution Images edited in Colour and B&W on USB with 5x7" reference prints of your selected images and 1 A3 Fine Art Print
Ultimate - +$600 | Upgraded from the Pure Collection. Includes your entire image gallery as High Resolution Images edited in Colour and B&W on USB with 5x7" reference prints of your selected images and 1 A2 Fine Art Print
Essential Heirloom Collection - $2495 | Normally valued at $3190! Includes a USB with your entire digital image gallery, an Image Cover display box filled with 5x7" reference prints, 1 A2 Framed Fine Art print, and a 10x10" 20pg Heirloom Album filled with your images!
Why not pay a little extra to have your Fine Art print framed or as a Canvas
A3 $150 to upgrade to Frame or Canvas
A2 $195 to upgrade to Frame or Canvas
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-- Prices may change at any time without notice. Prices are guaranteed for 7 days after enquiry. Sessions are not secured without apaid session fee --
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