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The Process

Your Full-Service Photography Experience

 
 
 
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At Sweet Snaps Photography, you will enjoy a luxury hands-on experience. Each session is as unique as the families in the photographs. Discover what to expect throughout our photography process, from our one-on-one pre-session appointment to delivery of your heirloom art pieces.

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Scheduling

 

Please contact me to confirm the availability for you due date as soon as possible. I typically book several months in advance for maternity, birth, and newborn sessions as I only take a limited amount of weekly sessions. After the initial contact via the contact form, I will call you to schedule our pre-session planning appointment. Ideal photoshoot timelines are:

 
 

Maternity

34 to 36 weeks pregnant

Birth

I am on call for weeks surrounding your due date

Newborn

Up to 10 days old for prime possibility

Babies

At the milestones, roller, crawler, sitter, and first birthday

 

PRE-SESSION PLANNING

Appointment

Your exclusive session is custom-tailored to you. We will meet before your session to discuss style, colors, props, and wardrobe. Especially with intimate birth and newborn photoshoots, it is essential that you have a photographer you are comfortable with; this session is the ideal opportunity to ensure that our personalities match. This no-obligation, pre-session planning appointment is also when we discuss your wants and needs, look through products and wall art, choose a session location, finalize a booking date and pay the session fee to secure the preferred date. The Pre-Session Planning Appointment is also the perfect time to try on gowns and newborn outfits from The Sweet Snaps Wardrobe and find props you love.

 

THE SWEET SNAPS

Wardrobe

Your session is all about you and your family! All exclusive maternity and newborn sessions enjoy unlimited access to The Sweet Snaps Wardrobe, a collection of gowns and newborn ensembles. Look like a queen while your little one is the picture-perfect prince or princess. All outfits and props are washed and sanitized between sessions for your safety and comfort.

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Hair & Makeup

 

If you ever needed an excuse to have your hair and makeup done professionally, this is it. I strongly recommend having your hair and makeup done by a professional before your appointment so that you can feel relaxed, confident, and beautiful on the day of your session.

 
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YOUR EXCLUSIVE PHOTOGRAPHY

Experience

For your portraits, we work together to find the perfect location to suit your needs and preferences. From studio portrait photography to lifestyle in-home photoshoots or outdoor on-location sessions, I have the versatility to create the session of your design. Throughout your hour-long experience, we will get to know each other and laugh until our sides hurt. Your session is meant to be an experience, not a chore to check off a list, and should be as memorable as the images of the final product.

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Heirloom Art

 

What did you envision when you decided to hire a portrait photographer? A proud piece over a mantlepiece? Birth announcements? Grandparents gifts? An album for the coffee table? Your images are not meant to be left unused on a disk. As a full-service photography studio, I offer natural retouches, design works of art to mount proudly on your wall, and hand-deliver to mount those hard-to-handle larger pieces, upon request!

 

HAVE QUESTIONS?

Find the answers to frequently asked questions or feel free to contact me directly!

I look forward to hearing from you!