About Session Fees
The session fee pays for the time and talent of the photographer, your pre-session interview, the actual photo shoot session in the studio (up to 1.5 hours or 30 min. for mini session), post shoot image preparation, and your in-person viewing and order appointment. The fee does not include any finished images (with the exception of the mini session.)
All session fees are due at the time you schedule your appointment. Cancellations must be made at least 7 days in advance. Unless special circumstances arise, this is a non-refundable fee.
The Mini Session 95
This is the only session that does not include a pre-session interview and the only session that comes with 6 – 8×12 300ppi digital images (minimally edited for blemishes, color balanced and sharpened only,) the session itself is 95 and the images are 300 plus tax. The mini is perfect for holiday cards, engagment sessions and capturing children’s milestones (we do a lot of one year old “smash the cake” minis.) Generally Christine has already met the client and she knows the client’s style Or the mini is tied in with a specific holiday promotion, but any mini session will be considered.
The Studio Session 150
A Studio Session is perfect for 2-3 children or couple’s portraits. I do a lot of “smash the cake” sessions for 1 year olds in studio. A typical session lasts about an hour and will give you approximately 40 images from which to choose. Every full session comes with a pre-session interview, either in studio or on the phone to plan the session and discuss all details to ensure you are getting the most out of your session.
The Location Session 200
Perfect for families and children or couples. The fee covers up to 5 people. $25 each additional person. Every full session comes with a pre-session interview, either in studio or on the phone to plan the session and discuss all details to ensure you are getting the most out of your session.
In Studio 200 On Location 250
It is never to early to schedule your newborn session! The Newborn Session ideally takes place within the first 5 – 10 days of life. Babies have become settled at this time and will sleep well. Colic and newborn acne can begin as early as 1.5 weeks and it is easiest on parents, baby and Christine if we can schedule before this time. We book according to your due date, but make sure to have alternate times set aside around the due date for the early birds or the late arrivers! Christine works around the babies needs and leaves lots of time for comforting, feeding and settling. The session includes the newborn, the parents and up to one sibling. Each additional sibling is $25. You will have approximately 30 – 40 images from which to choose.
Newborn Session plus Mini Maternity 300
If you want to capture the beauty of your pregnant self this is the package for you. Christine will work closely with you to design the perfect Maternity session to suit your style and comfort level either in the studio. The session itself will last approximately 30 minutes and will give you approximately 20 images from which to choose. The Newborn Session will take place in the Studio. Add $50 if you would like your Newborn Session on location.
Studio only (inside and out) 150
This session is approximately an hour and has a fashion flair that marks your senior’s final year before heading off into the world on their own. We will capture the essense of your senior at this very important milestone in their life. Up to 3 outfit changes.
Studio and Location 200
This is a full session where we spend half the time getting fun high energy fashion driven images in the studio and the other half of the time at a location which captures your seniors personality in a beautiful and uniquely Napa Valley location. Up to 3 outfit changes.
Location, Location 250
This is a full session at 2 to 3 locations of your choice. Christine will come to your home, winery, park or school and capture your senior in his or her own elements.
Please contact us for a quote on any event. They will be considered on a case by case basis.