We understand that choosing the right photographer for these once-in-a-lifetime moments is an important decision. Serving you well is of the utmost priority and, to do so, we have built our luxury experience with you in mind. This includes same-day reveals, flexible outdoor session lengths, the highest quality artwork, and a comfortable atmosphere for busy, tired parents. Please visit our studio page for details on our personalized client experience. We do not offer in home newborn photography sessions.



$175 due to book
Print, digital, and wall art sold separately, with custom package options available. We deliver the highest quality professional canvas, custom framing, and Art Albums that compliment your home. Interest free payment plan available.

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Nonrefundable booking ($50-$175).
One year and older.
Wall art and digital images sold separately. Heirloom quality professional canvas, custom framing, and Art Albums are available to compliment your home. Interest free payment plan available.

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Booking fee $175 includes:
-Client Guide to prepare for your session
-Planning and scheduling of your session (families of 5 or more have an additional $20 per person fee)
-Ordering time (in person at our studio for local families)
-Travel within Swansboro and Emerald Isle city limits

Digital images, wall art, and art albums are sold separately following your session so that you may choose the moments that you love.

Booking fee is due to book your session.

Average Client investment $775 -$1600

**All packages subject to North Carolina tax (7%)**

Sessions booked 7 days or less from date are required to pay full session fee.

Please review below for frequently asked questions!


Additional Fees Per Person/Extended Family

An additional $20.00 per person will be assessed in groups over five (up to 12). For groups of 12 or more, quotes will be based on group size and various factors. Contact for an exact quote.

Pets are an additional $20.00 per pet. Sessions that include pets must either be well leashed trained and/or please bring someone to assist with the pet during the session.

-Last minute bookings (less than 7 days notice) are subject to a $25 fee. I encourage you to book in advance so that I can better serve you and your requested session time.

*Parking fees with be invoiced during Peak Season (April 15-Sept 15) if your session falls during paid parking hours at a public access point.

Rescheduling / Cancellation

A contract is required to be signed by all clients. Your session deposit is non-refundable in the event of cancellation by the client. If cancelled by the photographer, it is refundable.

If your session is rescheduling less than 14 days prior to the shoot, there is a $75 rescheduling fee. If the photographer needs to reschedule the shoot due to weather, you will not be charged that fee.

All of this is covered in detail in the contract.

What is your turnaround time?

Digital images purchased for studio sessions are typically returned same day or within 24 hours.

Outdoor sessions - it may take up to 5 business days during peak season (May-September) to receive your family session images depending upon scheduling of your in person viewing.

Retainer / Balance Due

A 50% retainer is due at booking. The balance of your invoice is due 7 days prior to your shoot. If the window of scheduling is smaller, the full amount will be due at booking.

Do you offer mini sessions?

I do not offer "mini sessions" but occasionally offered THEMED pop ups at the studio. The best way to determine location shoots, creative projects, or collaborations is by subscribing to my mailing list!

What are your travel fees?

I charge an additional travel fee outside of Swansboro. Beaufort includes an additional $100 travel fee. Morehead City, an additional $75. Emerald Isle ($35 if between the 2000-5000 mark on Ocean Dr). Contact me for a quote on travel.