What should you expect at your photo session?

I know you're busy.  I know life can be hectic and crazy.  I get it. My sessions are designed with you and your lifestyle in mind.  Fun. Relaxed. Straight forward. So you can concentrate on what matters most, your family.

What to expect at your photo session with newborn photography Seattle

Where do photo sessions take place?

The majority of photo sessions take place at my Greenwood studio

The studio is a beautiful, light-filled space with three separate rooms for shooting, a mother's lounge for feeding and soothing,  a lobby area for family members to relax, a toddler play area to keep older siblings entertained and a restroom that is fully stocked with extra diapers and wipes.

Most importantly, the studio is a comfortable space where families can relax, have fun and just be themselves.  

What if my baby/toddler/child is uncooperative?

I've been a professional photographer for 16 years, and I was a kindergarten teacher before that.  I'm also the mother of twins.  Trust me when I say that there is no situation that I haven’t encountered before.  My experience as a photographer allows me to work fast and efficiently.  My experience with newborns, toddlers and kids means that I can work fast and efficiently while keeping it fun.  I believe that photo sessions should be a joyful time for family bonding, not a chore.  And I am confident in my ability to make that happen.  

So sit back and relax.  Your child and I will be the best of friends by the end of our photo session.  I promise.

What is your pricing? Do you offer digital files?

The session fee is $350 and comes with a complimentary set of 4x6 prints (yes, real live hold-them-in-your-hands prints!)  I also offer custom albums and heirloom folio boxes.   Because I know the value of real tangible products AND the importance of archival digital files,  all of my products come with high-res jpeg files.  You can see a full list of all of my products and prices by visiting my pricing and products page.

Will I be required to come back in for a sales session?

Nope!  I know you're busy.  I also know that we live in a big city with some of the worst traffic in the nation.  I am not going to make you pack up your baby, and drive all the way back to the studio for a sales session.  

That said, if you feel that it would be helpful to sit down together to order prints and choose the photos for your albums, I am more than happy to do that with you.  Sometimes its just nice to have another set of eyes and a professional opinion when choosing photos.

If there is no sales session, how do I order product?

My photo sessions are designed to be easy.  My entire workflow,  from the shoot to the product in your hand, has been designed with you and your busy life in mind.  

After your shoot, while you are still at the studio, I will show you the product I offer.  Most clients add something to their sitting at that time.  If you want to see your photos before committing to a product, that is fine too.  You will receive a set of 4x6 prints about four weeks after your session and can easily choose your product after viewing your images.    Everything you order will be shipped to your front door.

Easy peasy.

What is your turnaround time?

You can expect to receive your complimentary 4x6 prints within four weeks of your photo shoot.  Albums and prints take an additional two weeks from the time your order is placed.  If you purchased a product with digital files, you will receive a link to a gallery and will be able to download your files directly from there.  

How do I book a session?

You can book a session by sending me an email at sandra@sandracoan.com or by visiting my contact page.

I'm looking forward to working with you!!!
-Sandra