Milestone Sessions

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In Studio Milestone Sessions - The first 18 months

Oh, how quickly time passes! The first year of a baby’s life is filled with so much growth and discovery. From that very first grin to those wobbly first steps, every moment is precious and worth capturing. That’s where milestone sessions come in – they’re the perfect way to preserve these fleeting memories, from newborn all the way up to 18 months old.

  • Pre-session phone or in person consultation before the session
  • Session questionnaire to tailor the session to your wants
  • One child – 3 months to 18 months
  • Monday – Friday (ask about premium weekend availability)
  • Access to client closet & prop collection
  • Access to our lifestyle areas
  • Options to purchase additional images
  • Online gallery or in person ordering.
  • Personal printing rights

All sessions have a $35 NON-REFUNDABLE RETAINER FEE to be placed on the calendar along with a signed contract.  The retainer fee is not an additional fee, it will come off the original session fee. The remaining balance is due prior to the beginning of your session. I only except cash for the exact amount if you choose to pay at the beginning of your session. This fee is not refunded if you cancel your session. Refer to your contract.

In Studio Everyday Mini – $150

A simple session is a petite version of the standard session. It is a simple, shorter studio session. It is perfect for the in-between moments surrounding bigger milestone sessions.

  • Up a 10 minute studio session
  • 1 one of our lifestyle areas only. Does not include custom backdrops or balloon garland.
  • 1 outfit
  • 5 Edited digital images via download upon completion of editing.
  • (1) 8×10 and (2) 5x7s luster prints
  • Milestone sessions are scheduled on weekdays only.
In Studio Standard Session- $250

The classic session is the most popular option.

  • Up a 30 minute studio session
  • 1 backdrop from my current backdrop collection or our lifestyle areas. Does not include custom backdrops or balloon garland.
  • 1  outfit
  • 10 Edited digital images of your choice via download upon completion of editing. Option to purchase additional images.
  • (1) 8×10 and (2) 5×7 luster prints
  • Milestone sessions are scheduled on weekdays only.
Incentive:

Any sessions that includes 10 or more digital images receive $150 off of Albums, Folio Boxes or Album Blocks when using your purchased image choices.

In Studio Deluxe Session- $450

For those that want more options.

  • Up a 60 minute studio session
  • 2 backdrops from my current backdrop collection or our lifestyle areas. Does not include custom backdrops or balloon garland.
  • 2 outfits
  • Full gallery download with your favorite 20 images edited via download upon completion of editing.
  • May include family and siblings for up to 5 images
  • Milestone sessions are scheduled on weekdays only.
  •  12×18 Sintra bevel mounted print or $50 print credit
Incentive:

Any session that includes 20 or more digital images receive 20% off of albums, Folio boxes, or album blocks when using your purchased image choices.

Outdoor/Location Sessions – Additional $35.

Outdoor sessions may take place at an agreed upon location in Lester Prairie or surrounding areas. Outdoor sessions are not offered from November to March. Outdoor session are depended on weather, and will be rescheduled if rain, wind, or excessive heat is forecasted. Additional fees apply for locations further then 15 miles from the studio. Client must cover fees associated with your chosen location including entrance, parking fees, and permit fees.

Add ons:
  • Custom Sets: Billed at cost/time
  • Balloon Garlard: $50
  • Sibling or Family Photos:* $20 per extra person
    *Covers the additional time photographing and editing. Does not include any additional images. Note this is not a full family session but adds 2 to 3 family proof images to your gallery. Check out our Family sessions for a full family gallery.

Additional digital images and heirloom quality print products are available for purchase, but no further purchase is required beyond the initial session fee.

Pricing is subject to change. Prices are only guaranteed once your session is booked.

Learn about our Kids Club – HERE

Check out our first year packages  – HERE

Check out our Cake Smash Sessions – HERE

Check out our Children/Tween Sessions (Children 2 years to 16) – HERE

 
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Lifestyle Milestone Sessions

$350 – Includes all photographer chosen images

This is a “documentary style” session, detailing your REAL life. The fun, the chaos, the ups and downs that happen at any moment during your day. If you are looking for a posed session, this is not the session you are looking for. This is an “life as it happens” session with candid shots of your child. With lifestyle sessions, emphasis is on “catching the moment” rather then lighting and posing. Photographs are casual with a “documentary” or “photojournalism” style and include global editing only (global editing includes color correction and contrast adjustments. It does not include . Sessions take place at your home. This is not to be used as a newborn session or family session.

  • Pre-session consultation
  • Session questionnaire
  • One child – 3 months to 18 months
  • Monday – Friday (ask about premium weekend availability)
  • 1 hour session in your home
  • 20+ photographer chosen images
  • Personal printing rights
 Incentives:
Any sessions that includes 10 or more digital images receive $150 off of Albums and Folio Boxes.
 
Add ons:

Family Photos – Note this is not a full family session but can include 2 to 3 family images to your gallery upon request.

Full editing is an additional cost.
Pricing is subject to change. Prices are only guaranteed once your session is booked.
 
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