First-Year Photo Sessions
First Year Session
$300 plus an additional $50 for twins, and an additional $25 to include older siblings or parents.
Cake Smash Session
$325 plus an additional $50 for twins, and an additional $25 to include older siblings or parents.
Please inquire about pricing for 3 or more children.
You will receive 15 digital images of your choice, complete with photo editing. Additional images will be $30 per 10 extra images. (Photo finishing means altering or smoothing skin, hair and/or body using Photoshop).
The session will include:
What Time is Best?
First Year sessions can take up to 2 hours depending on the cooperation of your little one.
For Indoors: Anytime after a good nap, preferably during daylight hours (mid-morning to late-afternoon), when window lighting is as its best.
For Outdoors: Evening time, after 4 is best.
Please be sure your little one has had an adequate nap. Believe it or not photo sessions are tiring and sometimes scary and irritating to babies. Taking the photos after they are well rested is highly recommended.
Where Will the Session Take Place?
The session can take place in your home, studio, or if the weather is warm enough and you’re comfortable with the idea, we can take the session outdoors.
Tips and Recommendations for a Comfortable In-Home Session
Lighting: I bring my own lighting but natural light is always the best. I ask that you open all of the blinds and curtains in your home prior to my arrival. This enables me to find the best source of natural light in your home. When I arrive, I’ll walk through your home looking for the best lighting and that is where I’ll set up my mini studio. I usually set up wherever there is a large window.
Before Your Session
During Your Session
Once you schedule a session, you agree to Ionna Photography's Terms and Conditions
Please read our policies and agreements thoroughly.
This is a written agreement between the photographer and client. These terms apply to all photo sessions.
Unfortunately I cannot guarantee your booking or my availability without a deposit. I require a 40% retainer deposit to book you session and your entire remaining, standing balance the day of before the session takes place. Any additional fees, such as overages, will be due in 10-14 days before your images are delivered.
This session price includes a set amount of images (according to the session type) to be delivered via electronically through www.ionnaphotography.com, on a password-protected webpage, within two weeks (14 days) prior to the session.
Ionna Photography and Imaging, LLC accepts cash or credit card via pay-pal or square, and money orders. The Client understands that there will be an additional 3.5% service for using PayPal or Square to provide payments. Ionna Photography and Imaging, LLC does not accept physical checks or eChecks. Payment attempts with eChecks will be rejected.
If you must cancel your session, you may reschedule the session one time before losing your deposit. If your desired rescheduled date is not available by Ionna Photography and Imaging, LLC, and the session fee has been paid in full, you may attempt to select a new date. If you must cancel indefinitely and the session fee has been paid in full, you will receive an 80% refund of monies paid toward the session fee, minus the booking fee/deposit, AS LONG AS the cancellation is made 12 days in advance. Notice of cancellation in 5 days or fewer will result in only 50% refund of monies paid toward the session fee, minus the booking fee/deposit. The booking fee/deposit is non-refundable.
Ionna Photography and Imaging, LLC keeps a busy schedule and sometimes we may have back to back bookings or other scheduled obligations. Because of this we urge you to please arrive on time. If you are going to be more than 5 minutes late unfortunately we will have to cancel and reschedule for another time. Ionna Photography and Imaging, LLC will retain your deposit for a session reschedule for up to one (1) time before any losses. Please see our section on cancelling and rescheduling below for further details on rescheduling.
Please refrain from bringing friends, family members, and children to the shoot unless they are being serviced or are active members of the photo project. This can interfere and will take away from the time allotted for the session.
The Client understands that the session will take place during predetermined hours. Any additional time allowed is at the sole discretion of Ionna Photography and Imaging, LLC. If more than the maximum time allotment is requested by the Client in advance or required on the day of the session, Ionna Photography and Imaging, LLC will charge the following rate per hour: $100. This amount will be added to the aforementioned service price. This hourly amount will be broken down by 30-minute increments and rounded up. This overage fee will be due in 10-14 days before the digital images are delivered.
Ionna Photography and Imaging, LLC does not offer photo CDs due to their low integrity, future damage, and possible file corruption. You will receive your photos on a personal password protected webpage. From there you can download your images just like you would do a CD. Ionna Photography and Imaging, LLC offers 8GB jump drives for an additional fee of $10 per jump drive.
The design of the images is at the sole artistic discretion of Ionna Photography and Imaging, LLC. Client must adhere to the Photographer’s style. No shots, poses, or images throughout the session are guaranteed. The Client acknowledges that Ionna Photography and Imaging, LLC is using its artistic discretion to produce photographs as the photographer sees fit.
We guarantee delivery of your digital images in 14 business days after your session at 11:59pm. The edited, digital images will be delivered via electronically through www.ionnaphotography.com, on a password-protected webpage. Any additional digital images delivered will be at the sole discretion of Ionna Photography and Imaging, LLC.
Social Media and Sharing:
The Client understands that the images created during the above session are the property of Ionna Photography and Imaging, LLC and its representatives. Must The Client decide to post or share photos produced during the above session on any website or social media site, and The Client opted out of the full copyright release, The Client agrees to utilize the watermarked, images for posting and sharing with appropriate credit granted to Ionna Photography and Imaging, LLC.
In the event of illness or sudden event out of the control of both parties, Ionna Photography and Imaging, LLC will attempt to substitute a photographer at no cost to client. This agreement will be transferable to the said photographer.
Limitation of Liability:
In the event that all of some of the photographs fail to materialize or there is photographic failure due to reasons beyond the Ionna Photography and Imaging, LLC’s control, the liability of Ionna Photography and Imaging, LLC will be limited to the refund of all money paid. Neither party shall be liable for indirect or consequential losses. In any event, the limit of Ionna Photography and Imaging, LLC liability shall not exceed session price.
In the event that any provision of this agreement should be held invalid, illegal or unenforceable under the laws of Missouri or the United States, the remaining provisions shall not be affected or impaired and this agreement shall continue in full force and effect without the invalid, illegal or unenforceable provision.
The Client holds harmless Ionna Photography and Imaging, LLC to the extent allowed by law excepting any per se negligence as defined by law on the part of Ionna Photography and Imaging, LLC. The Client understands that photographic equipment (including lights, cameras, digital calibrators, etc.) is electronic and unforeseen electronic failures may occur from time to time without any negligence on behalf of the photographer. Ionna Photography and Imaging, LLC takes all proper action to prevent this from happening and keeps a log of routine maintenance. The Client therefore holds harmless Ionna Photography and Imaging, LLC and its photographers for any failure of equipment. Further, the Client understands that photography is in the eye of the beholder and disagreements over artistic interpretation shall not entitle Client to compensation due to such disagreement. It is therefore agreed that the Client forever holds harmless Ionna Photography and Imaging, LLC for any perceived damages resulting from the artistic interpretation of the images taken.
Updated: 10/07/16: Prices and policies are subject to change.