Most Portrait Sessions are held at an outdoor location during the golden hours of either sunrise or sunset. You can pick out a favorite spot or I can recommend a few for you to choose from. The most important thing for you to remember during your session is to have fun. We are there to have a good time! I strive to create a casual atmosphere and try to help you feel as comfortable as possible in front of my camera. And let's be honest, I am usually a total dork in the process. I want to be able to capture genuine relationships, personalities, and the real you. Think of this as the time to let yourself truly shine!
A great way to express yourself can be through your wardrobe, which is where you can have a lot of fun. Think bold colors, accessories, textures, and layers. By utilizing each of these, you will add depth and complexity to your pictures. Also, you want to tie a look together by choosing a color scheme or theme/vibe i.e. greens, blues, whites, and browns or boho or eclectic. Some things to avoid are: neon colors, stripes, and words/logos. If you need additional guidance in this area, please feel free to contact me.
Lifestyle Newborn Sessions are done in the comfort of your own home (or another home location of your choosing). I like to keep it simple and capture images of your new babe in his or her natural environment. I get shots in the nursery, master bedroom, and living room, or any other room that you'd like. I bring a few neutral colored wraps and blankets but do not do any elaborate set ups. Because these sessions are so involved, I have a helpful guide that is provided upon booking that will help you prepare for your session.