New Rates for 2012 – Sebastopol Children and Family Photographer

The new pricing for 2012 is up on my site and my blog.  It took me at least a year to decide on this digital file issue.  I have been going back and forth on whether to include the DVD or not to include the DVD in the session fee.

I finally decided to include a DVD with high-resolution files with all my photo sessions.  How did I decide?  My sister is getting married next year and she told me her photographer must include all the digital files as part of the package.  She wants all her pictures, no surprises with her prints and wants to have the freedom to print on demand instead of making a huge order all at once.  After crossing multiple photographers off the list for

1.  Not including digital files or

2. Not putting their pricing or at least a price range on their site

I have decided that I will not make these same mistakes.  Digital files are the future of photography.  Clients want them and I want my clients to have all their pictures.  I always have.  So now you will.

Here is the new pricing for 2012.

Children, Family, Pets and Maternity Sessions

  • Phone consultation for session planning, wardrobe ideas, questions & concerns
  • 1.5 hrs of fun photo session time with Melissa at a beautiful location near Sebastopol, CA
  •  15-25 beautiful high-resolution photographs on a DVD with a printing release
  • Basic photo retouching on all images
  • Print, Album and Book options available
  • $350

Mini Session

  • Phone consultation for planning your session
  • 30-45 minutes of photo session time at one location in Sebastopol, Ca
  • Minimum of 5-8 beautiful high-resolution images on DVD with a printing release
  • Basic retouching on all images
  • Print, Album and Book options available
  • $175

Next Mini Session Day is February 13th, 2012.  Perfect for Valentine’s photos with your Sweetheart!  Limited Mini Sessions are available.  Mini Sessions are priced for one person.  Additional persons are $10 each.

 Newborns – First 2 Weeks

  • Phone consultation for session planning, picture ideas, questions & concerns
  • 3+ hrs of quiet & relaxing photo session time.  There is no rush.  I work on baby time
  • Photographs are taken in the comfort, safety and privacy of your home
  • Minimum of 15 high-resolution photographs on DVD with a printing release
  • Basic retouching on all images
  • $450

 Bundles of Joy!

 Maternity + Newborn

  • A maternity session + a newborn session
  • All full resolution digital images included on a separate DVD for each session
  • Mama + Baby Photo book
  • $850 (save $100)

(must be paid in full within 1 week of Maternity Session)

 Baby + Family

  • Three Portrait Sessions: Baby at 6 mo & 1 year + a family session with the new addition
  • All full resolution digital images included on a separate DVD for each session
  • Growing Family Photo Book
  • $1150 (save $100)

(must be paid in full one week before your first session)

 Print Prices

5×7 – $25

8×10 – $35

11×14 – $65

Photo Books start at $150 and are included with all combo sessions

Digital Copies, Large Prints, Canvas Art, Photo books, Frames and Keepsakes are also available

 Call Melissa if you have any questions or want to book a session

408-724-1990

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