Custom Photography is not just a photo Session. It is an experience you will never forget. Sessions are planned especially for you. By filling out a detailed questionnaire, we know exactly the type of session you want. Having a child is a momentous occasion in your life. What is better than to capture this with Jaw dropping images you will cherish forever!
By hiring a professional that cares about you and your family, those memories will be preserved forever. Licensed, insured and a proud member of the PPA (Professional Photographers of America) safety is our #1 priority. I highly recommend to everyone that, even if you donâ€™t come to us, go to a photographer that is not only licensed and insured, but is also highly trained on the proper and safe way to handle newborns. I have been trained by some of the best in the industryâ€Ś.spent thousands of dollars and hours studying this craft. Your baby will always be safe with us.
First thing to ask is how far along are you? Most people book newborn sessions 2-4 months in advance and some as soon as they get a positive pregnancy test! Maternity sessions can be added at a discount when you have a booked Newborn session! For only $200, you will get a complete, hand edited mini maternity session to remember that special time. It can be your choice of studio or on-location. Please contact me for details at Kerrie@purebloomphoto.com. Maternity sessions are usually done around 7 months.
Step 1: Click on this link: http://blog.purebloomphoto.com/contract/ On this page, you click on the bottom right corner, â€œpay session Depositâ€?. Once the deposit is paid, you are guaranteed a spot on the calendar. A tentative date is set for one week after your due date. Once the precious bundle arrives, you can call or text me at (813) 786-2694 and we will schedule a secure date.
Step 2: When you click on the bottom left corner it takes you to the portrait contract. This is just a formality to protect both you and I. Also included is a model release form so I am able to post sneak peeks on Facebook or use photos on my website. Click here to “like” Pure Bloom Photography” on Facebook! www.facebook.com/purebloomphoto (thank you!!) Step 3: When you click on the top left, it will take you to the Newborn Questionnaire. This is important!! Obviously, you have contacted Pure Bloom Photography because you are drawn to a softer, more organic style. But, we want to know exactly the types of images you Love! Take a moment to browse through the website www.purebloomphoto.com and Facebook to see what images you are drawn to.
: Your newborn session will take place in the comfort of your own home (or an agreed upon location). My newborn sessions are baby driven, allowing plenty of time for nursing, changing, comforting, etc. Sessions will typically last about 3-4 hours. I am a studio light photographer for newborns. I only require an area that is large enough to set up my backdrops and access to an outlet. About 30 minutes before your session, turn up the heat to about 78-80 degrees, for baby’s comfort. Undress your baby down to their diaper and wrap him/her in a blanket. Babies will wake up easily if you have to take clothes off over their head. I ask that you interact with the baby as much as possible prior
to the session. This will help baby to sleep later. The idea to having the curly poses is to have an “asleep” baby, not an “awake” baby. It is very important to feed the baby prior to my arrival or while I am setting up the equipment. We want a full belly!! (a full belly=sleepy baby) Once the session begins, you are welcome to sit back, relax even take a nap if you like but I ask that voices please be kept low to keep baby nice and sleepy. Sometimes I may ask for assistance with spotting and I prefer that it be someone other than mom, if possible. Babies can smell mommy and will tend to want to feed. I ask that you try to relax as much as possible, as babies can feel the tension if you are upset. Don’t worry or panic if the baby pees, it will happen! It’s not a matter of if, it’s a matter of when and we are prepared for this. I always use a pacifier, even if the baby doesn’t typically use one. It can be soothing and comforting during the session. I bring a large amount of setups and props with me but parents welcome to offer suggestions. Sibling and parent shots are usually done at the end of the session. This will give you time to get ready while I am photographing the baby. Please arrange for someone to help if there is a small sibling so they can come in at the end of the session. Just let me know in my Newborn questionnaire if there are special items that you want to include in your session (ie, family heirlooms, special hats, blankets, baskets or even objects that represent your hobbies or careers) I am open to any ideas that will make your session more special and unique for you. I love outdoor images (they are Amazing!) and that is also an option, if weather permits, but your baby’s safety is always my top concern. Approximately 1-2 weeks after the session, the sneak peeks will be available for you by email or Facebook. Your pictures will be available in approximately 2-3 weeks. At that time, we will set up an inperson ordering session where you can view all your images and decide what images you would like to purchase. 8x10 Prints start at $25 with many options for a la carte prints and portrait collections start at $350. If you have any other questions, please call or text me at 813-786-2694 or email me at email@example.com and I can provide you with a detailed price list.
Nursing Guide: This list is a helpful guide of common foods to avoid while nursing. These foods typically affect babies under 6 weeks. As they get older, introduce foods one at a time to see how they are affected. Every baby is different, so be sure to consult with your Pediatrician. Citrus Acidic foods and drinks such as: Cranberries / Pineapple /Grapefruit/ Oranges/ Lemons/ Strawberries/ All berries Tomatoes or tomato products Chocolate (rarely affects babies) Peanuts (nuts in general) Pizza/Spaghetti/Chili/Tacos/spicy Mexican food Gassy vegetables such as: Asparagus/ onions/ cucumbers/ pickles/ Brussels sprouts/ cabbage Restrict: soda, coffee, tea, wine and beer ***We highly suggest if your baby is gassy to avoid the foods mentioned 48 hours prior to session*****
Thank you again for contacting me. If you have any questions, please feel free to call or text me at 813786-2694 or email at Kerrie@purebloomphoto.com. I look forward to making memories with you! Xoxo, Kerrie