Investment

     I'm so excited to be documenting this special time in your family's life! Whether it's your brand new baby or your family as you are this year, it's a moment in time and a memory worth savoring. Your session will be booked upon completion of a contract and payment of a non-refundable retainer. The retainer is included in the total session investment; $100 will hold your date, and the remaining session fee will be due 24 hours prior to your session. (Example: $490 = $100 retainer + $390 remaining session fee.) Please choose your session type below, and complete the Contact Form to book your session today!

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Posed Studio Newborn

All Inclusive - $675

Full - $525

Wrapped Half - $425

     Posed Studio Newborn photos are typically done between 5 and 15 days old. Older newborns welcome, however the session may require modification due to age. The session will take place in my studio space in Palatine.

 

All sessions include:

  • A pre-session consultation

  • Custom-designed setups

  • A private online gallery from which to choose your final images.

Your ALL INCLUSIVE session will include:

  • Baby alone and with immediate family members (siblings and parents)

  • Your full gallery of 40+ high resolution, hand retouched digital files with print release

  • A $25 print credit from my professional print lab (must be used by gallery expiration date)

Your FULL session will include:

  • Baby alone and with immediate family members (siblings and parents)

  • 15 high resolution, hand retouched digital files with print release

  • Additional images or full gallery available for purchase

Your WRAPPED HALF session will include:

  • Baby alone

  • 7 high resolution, hand retouched digital files with print release

  • Additional images available for purchase

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Lifestyle Newborn
& Fresh 48

$525

     Let me tell the story of your baby joining your family! Lifestyle Newborn sessions are done at your home, typically within the first four weeks after birth. They are a lightly posed/unposed storytelling session capturing this moment in your family's life, and will include nursery details as well as images of your family snuggling with and loving on your new baby!

 

Your session will include:

  • Pre-session consultation via email or phone including wardrobe guidance if desired

  • A private online gallery from which to choose your final images

  • Baby alone and with immediate family members (siblings and parents)

  • Details of your home & baby's nursery

  • Your complete gallery of 40+ high resolution, hand retouched digital files with print release

Due to Covid-19 restrictions in hospitals, I have temporarily suspended offering Fresh 48 sessions. If your hospital allows photographers, I am happy to discuss this session type!

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Family

All Inclusive - $525

Full- $425

Half - $325

     Family photos are done outside at a beautiful park around Palatine! I prefer to book during golden hour (approximately one hour before sunset) for that soft, gorgeous light. This session is intended for your immediate family; extended family pricing available upon request.

Your ALL INCLUSIVE session will include:

  • Pre-session consultation via email or phone including wardrobe guidance if desired

  • A private online gallery from which to choose your final images

  • Your complete gallery of 40+ high resolution, hand retouched digital images with print release

  • $25 print credit from my professional print lab (must be used by gallery expiration date)

Your FULL session will include:

  • Pre-session consultation via email or phone including wardrobe guidance if desired

  • A private online gallery from which to choose your final images

  • 15 high resolution, hand retouched digital files with print release

  • Additional images or full gallery available for purchase

Your HALF session will include:

  • Pre-session consultation via email or phone including wardrobe guidance if desired

  • A private online gallery from which to choose your final images

  • 7 high resolution, hand-retouched digital files with print release

  • Additional images or full gallery available for purchase

  • Half sessions only available Monday-Thursday evenings

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Milestone & Cake Smash

Milestone - $375

Cake Smash - $425

Baby's First Year - $775

     Milestone sessions are typically done either quarterly or at around 6 and 12 months (sitter and first birthday). Due to the size of the set, these sessions are intended for baby only. Sessions will take place in my studio space in Palatine.

 

Your BABY'S FIRST YEAR package will include:

  • One "Sitter" Milestone Session (additional quarterly sessions may be added on) - see details below

  • One Cake Smash Session - see details below

  • $50 print credit from my professional print lab (must be used by Cake Smash gallery expiration)

 

Your MILESTONE session will include:

  • Pre-session consultation via email or phone

  • Wardrobe guidance if desired

  • Custom designed setup including use of props

  • Private online proofing gallery from which to choose your final images

  • 10 high resolution, hand retouched digital files with print release

  • Additional images or full gallery available for purchase

 

Your CAKE SMASH session will include:

  • Pre-session consultation via email or phone

  • Wardrobe guidance if desired

  • Custom designed setup including use of props

  • Portrait, Cake Smash*, and Bubble Bath portions

  • 15 high resolution, hand retouched digital files with print release

  • Additional images or full gallery available for purchase

               * Cake to be supplied by Client (for allergy purposes)

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A La Carte

  • Additional high resolution, hand retouched digital image from your Full or Half Newborn gallery - $30

  • Additional high resolution, hand retouched digital image from all other gallery types - $20

  • Complete Gallery Upgrades:

    • Full Newborn sessions - $200

    • Half Newborn sessions - $300

    • All other Full sessions - $150

    • All other Half sessions - $250

  • Extensive retouching/editing - $10+ per image

  • Travel beyond 15 miles from 60067 - $25

Print Product** pricing available upon request.

  • Fine art prints

  • Mounted prints

  • Canvases

  • Metal Prints

  • Additional custom products available

**My computer screen is calibrated with my selected professional print lab's equipment to ensure color accuracy with 100% satisfaction guaranteed. Products printed from other labs of your choice are subject to their equipment's settings and results are not guaranteed by Olive & Hazelnut Photography.