before your session
Feed baby prior to my arrival, and try to keep baby awake. This will help ensure more success in capturing those squishy, sleepy newborn photos!
Turn up your thermostat to 75 degrees and prepare to be warm. I'll also be bringing a space heater if we need a little extra to get your little one sleeping.
I'll do a walk through of your home prior to starting as I want to find the best light and showcase the most fun and interesting areas of your home. And don't worry -- your home doesn't have to be spic and span!
Sessions last at least 2 hours. There is no rush. We go with the flow and take breaks often to allow time for feeding, burping, diaper changes, and soothing baby.
flexibility is key.
Newborns are unpredictable. Sometimes they sleep really well and sometimes they don't. Sometimes all they want to do is eat! So my point is, your baby is in charge and we have to roll with the punches. If he or she is really cranky for some reason, we can take a few photos of toes and hands, then swaddle them up and soothe them. Dad/partner can hold them and we can get a quick photo of baby's cowlick, even if he's crying. Then we will pause and wait for baby to fall asleep and move on. Please do not let these situations stress you. It is very normal, and expected actually. We will get beautiful photos you will love.
The Whole Shebang
Once your gallery is up, you have many options about how you'd like to preserve your memories.
digital files $800
For moms who are creative do-it-yourselfers.
Digital files give you the flexibility to share online and print what you want, where you want, in any way you want, forever.
10x10 album $600
Kim does the work, you reap the reward.
Kim will create a custom-designed 10 x 10 hardcover 20-page LayFlat album with thick press pages with all of your favorites from the session.
You get to sit back, relax, and enjoy looking through your album and remember how tiny your baby once was
digital files + album $1100
Just get both. You know you want to.
All joking aside, this popular upgrade is perfect for you busy moms who know you'll never get around to creating your own album (let's get real here), but also want the flexibility to create your holiday cards and share images with friends and family online or in print.
additional products are available a la carte through your gallery
Let me do the work for you. Choose from 8 popular wall gallery groupings so you can start enjoying your photos today, every day.
Instant Wall Art starts at $900
11x14 | $180
16x20 | $230
20x24 | $280
canvas gallery wraps
11x14 | $225
16x20 | $300
20x24 | $350
24x36 | $450
Once your gallery is up, you will see additional products available that make great gifts, like calendars, mini-accordion books, cards, magazines, and instant prints.
Kim Hildebrand Photography