The one year session is another major milestone session that captures baby around their first birthday. For these sessions, we can include a cake for a cake smash. We can also plan to include a splash! We can add bubbles, some of the wooden toys available in the studio, or you can bring along a family heirloom to be photographed with baby.

Baby Milestone sessions are meant for capturing your little one at different stages of growth throughout their first year. Most clients will choose to capture two of the major milestones, a sitter session and a one year session. A sitter session typically takes place around 6-7 months or when baby is sitting unsupported. 

What is a baby Milestone Session?

My style is very minimalistic and timeless which allows the images to be focused on baby rather than the set up. For in-studio sessions, you can expect a set up with a white wall, white flooring, neutral colored props and wooden toys. We want baby to be the first thing we see in the images! Cake smash sessions typically take place around 12 months. I will provide a white cake stand and lots of wardrobe options for baby. All you need to bring is a cake and a cute baby!

Let's get messy...

Cake smash

To keep the session fun and playful for your baby, you have the option to include our bubble machine or choose from a variety of our wooden toys. You can also choose to include a white tub for a bubble bath with rubber duckies! I have lots of options to keep baby having fun so we can capture a genuine smile. A swim diaper and white diaper cover are the perfect wardrobe options for these sessions. 

Is there anything cuter?

Baby splash

Sunset sessions are a beautiful way to photograph your baby's milestone session. To capture that stunning golden hour light we will schedule your session one hour before sunset. I will help you decide on the perfect location that fits your vision for your session, as well as your vision for your artwork. Some of my favorite locations include Forest Park, Bush Wildlife, and Towne Park. However, I love when clients invite me to a location that is unique and special to them. 

Wild and free...

Outdoor sunset

Baby Plan sessions can take place anywhere, including my studio where we use simple, clean backdrops to keep the focus on your little one and their personality. For studio sessions we can plan traditional portraits as well as a cake smash, a bubble bath, or incorporate a variety of wooden toys available in the studio to keep baby smiling and having fun!




WHAT IS A BABY PLAN?

Six to seven months
when they are sitting up on their own, lots of smiles and personality!

If you are planning to do more than one session during the first year, your best option is to join the Baby Plan. The Baby Plan records the first and second year in beautiful detail, documenting every wonderful milestone and the huge growth that takes place at this age.
Baby plan members receive two milestone sessions in the first year and a complimentary family session in year two.


THE BEST AGES FOR PHOTOGRAPHING BABIES:

One year
best at 11-12 months when they are just standing up and starting to explore.

heirloom albums

Heirloom albums are crafted by hand with archival materials and are guaranteed to last a lifetime. Choose a cover from our genuine Italian leathers, European linens, or Japanese fabrics.

deckled fine art prints

Deckled fine art prints are archival and provide a feathered, hand torn edge giving a distinct look you cannot find anywhere else.
 

framed wall art

I offer custom framing services and my goal is to give my clients the most archival framing possible. The absolute best way to protect your prints for the longest amount of time is by getting them properly framed behind glass or museum acrylic. This gives the highest level of protection against UV light and dust. 

fine art canvas

100% Natural Cotton Hahnemühle canvas and is covered by a lifetime guarantee from fading or yellowing. The finely woven canvas is archival and acid-free so you will be able to pass each canvas down to your grandchildren. 

ARCHIVAL PRINTS

It is unknown how long digital images can last, while archival prints can easily become an heirloom for your family. Every archival print is covered by a lifetime guarantee from fading or yellowing. When properly displayed and stored, archival prints can last over 200 years.


THE COLLECTION BOX 

Handcrafted using premium linens and silks. Includes ready to frame museum-grade archival matted prints fully finished and sealed as an archival piece. Mats can be stored in the heirloom box or removed and displayed on an easel or framed for the wall. 

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