A new baby is only new for a very short time. As much as we think we will remember the precious moments, we won't. The kissable, chubby cheeks, tiny fingers and toes, soft silky hair, pouty lips, and sweet newborn scent will soon be a faint memory. Newborn photography preserves these details and this is my specialty! I recommend you schedule your newborn session while you are still pregnant to ensure availability. I typically photograph newborns between 5-14 days as they are very sleepy and flexible enough for all those cute little poses. For those who are new to newborn photography and missed this 14 day window, I can still photograph your newborn up to 4 weeks of age. However, this is with the understanding that your baby may not be as flexible for some poses, may be mostly wrapped, and may be wide awake for the majority of the session. You won't need to bring anything to the session. My studio has a very large supply of properly fitted newborn clothes, hats, headbands, blankets, props, and accessories in a variety of colors and styles.
AT WHAT AGE SHOULD MY BABY BE PHOTOGRAPHED?
Our goal is to photograph your baby between 5-14 days old, but we will photograph your baby up to 21 days. All newborn sessions start at 10am. A limited number of bookings each month is available so it is important to make a reservation as early as possible, preferably as soon as you know your due date. We are usually 4-6 weeks booked ahead.
HOW LONG DOES THE SESSION TAKE?
An full newborn session takes 3 hours. This allows plenty of time for feeding, changing, soothing, and posing. Wrapped and in-home sessions last about an hour.
HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?
The session fee is $150. This fee covers the photographers time and creative talent. It also includes everything we need to create beautiful portraits of your new baby – baskets, baby beds, headbands, bonnets and wrapping fabrics. Images will be available for purchase separately as Collections and begin at $400. Please contact us for a full pricing guide.
CAN FAMILY MEMBERS PARTICIPATE IN THE PHOTO SESSION?
Yes! We love nothing more than parents and sibling participation in the shoot! Studies show that as your child grows and sees himself/herself in family photos, they feel more loved, connected, and experience a boost in self-esteem. As part of booking your session you will receive a Preparation Guide to help you decide on appropriate clothing.
DO YOU SELL DIGITALS, PRINTS, BOOKS, OR CANVAS?
Yes, Lisa Yvette Photography is a full service studio offering not only portrait sessions, but also a heirloom quality print products. Please visit the Product Pricing page for a list of our most popular products.
CAN WE PURCHASE DIGITAL COPIES?
All our Collections include your purchased images as prints and high-resolution digital files.
WHEN WILL WE GET TO SEE THE PHOTOS?
Creating your beautiful photo gallery will take some time. Please allow 1-2 weeks for delivery.
WHERE IS YOUR STUDIO?
Our studio is located in the Southwest Charlotte area known as Steele Creek, near McDowell Park. We are just about a mile from both Tega Cay, and Lakey Wylie SC.
HOW DO WE BOOK A SESSION?
If you already know your due date – now is the time to book your session. Only the session fee and a Signed Service Agreement are required at time of booking to confirm your session. Please contact us by clicking the button below. We can’t wait to hear from you!
Have questions? Ready to schedule your newborn session?