Frequently Asked Questions

How do I book a Session?
Contact me today! I can not wait to hear from you and give you all of the details!


How and when should I book a photo session?
I only accept a limited number of sessions per month so I tend to book months in advance. It is never too early to contact me to get on my schedule!

How long does a session last?
Family and newborn sessions in home are around two to three hours long and Fresh 48 sessions are about an hour long. However, I do not set time constraints on any session and sometimes they will last longer. I do not like anyone to feel rushed, especially myself, so I take my time and keep the session relaxed and fun for everyone.


How soon can I expect my images?
Within two to three weeks of our session, you will be able to view your edited images via an online viewing gallery. Prints, photo books and other products will be delivered within three weeks after full payment.


How far will you travel for a session?
I travel all around the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and surrounding areas. Beaver, Sewickley, Moon, Robinson, South Hills, Bethel Park, North Hills, Franklin Park, Hampton, Gibsonia, Wexford, Cranberry, etc. and East of the City. I am willing to travel to most places, however traveling fees may apply. Please contact me for more details.


Do you photograph weddings? Seniors?
Unfortunately I no longer photograph weddings or Seniors. However, I would be happy to refer you to some amazing photographers that I know!

What do we wear?
I like things simple, do not overthink it. Most times, you will have the perfect outfits already in your closet and you do not have to go buy all new clothes! For families choose clothing that is comfortable and close to something you wear every other day.

For newborns, I prefer to photograph them naturally in just a diaper, onesie or sleeper. For parents, keep it simple and comfortable! When you book your session I will further assist you with what to wear.


What should I know about birth sessions?
I only accept a very limited number of births each year, so it is very important to contact me asap to get information or get on my schedule.


What is a 'Fresh 48 or brand new baby hospital' session?
Birth photography is not for everyone, so I also offer a 'fresh 48' or 'brand new baby' session. I will come to the hospital after the baby has been born, within the 1st 24-48 hours, to capture beautiful images at the hospital. I do not use props or pose the baby, rather it is more like a lifestyle/candid type of session. I photograph baby with parents, siblings, family and friends who are visiting. Please contact me for more information and see this page for more details!


Do you have a referral program?
Yes! I built my business on 'word of mouth' and to thank my amazing clients I offer a $50 credit off the next session when they send a referral to me that books a session.


Do you offer discounts for multiple sessions or baby plans?
Yes! Contact me for details on booking more than one session in a year!


How long have you been in business?
Almost a decade ago I officially began my photography business! However I was into photography many years before that.


Photography specific questions: What equipment do you use?
I shoot Canon and use a 6D, 5D Mark ii and 5D. I love my 50mm f/1.4, 85mm f/1.8 and especially love my 24mm and 35mm Sigma ART lenses. I also shoot with a Fujufilm mirrorless camera. Please feel free to contact me with any further questions!


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