617.501.4008 cara@carasoulia.com

My hopes for a photographer were surpassed in Cara. I didn’t know quite what to expect, but the reality was far superior to the unknown. Cara is engaging, genuine, professional!

Leslie S ~ Jamaica Plain, MA

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NEWBORN SESSIONS

Bittersweet.  There is no word in the English language more appropriate in describing parenthood than this.  I’m a mother of three and I understand all too well how amazing and how hard and how emotional it is to watch your children grow up.

The days (and nights) feel so long when you have a newborn, but I am here to tell you that your baby will be a toddler before you know it.  Over time, the memories become fuzzy and photographs of your first days with your baby become invaluable. I am so passionate about capturing the fleeting time when you first welcome a new baby into your family.  My goal for every newborn session is to create images that remind you how you felt during this time in your life.

WHAT TO EXPECT…

Newborn sessions always take place in the comfort of your home.  There is no wrong time to have a newborn session, but be aware that sleepy newborn images are most easily achieved within the first week of life.  Feedings and diaper changes are expected so please allow approximately 2-2.5 hours for the session.  I will take a wide variety of candid and posed images, my goal being to capture how it feels to have just a had a new baby!

WHAT TO WEAR…

The most important thing you should think about when choosing your outfit for your newborn session is comfort.  Your body has just gone through a tremendous amount of changes and the last thing you want to do is squeeze back into your pre-pregnancy jeans or wear a top that is too tight.  I recommend layering a camisole with a top or cardigan that allows you to ‘cover up’ any areas you don’t want to emphasize.  Keep the color palettes simple for the entire family and choose solids over patterns so the wardrobe isn’t competing with your newborn babies face!

WHAT NEXT….

A pre-session consultation via phone is included in your session fee, during which we can discuss wardrobe, how to prepare your home and your vision for the session.  We will schedule a tentative session time based on your due date and reschedule if necessary.  Within two weeks after your session I will professionally edit and tone the very best images from our time together and upload them to an online gallery.  Each photo will be presented in color and black & white.  A typical newborn session yields about 40-50 unique images.  Please inquire if you would like to see some sample galleries from my newborn clients.

Take a peek at some recent newborn sessions on my blog or get in touch to schedule your newborn session!

 

PACKAGE OPTIONS

The newborn session fee is $350 and includes one high resolution digital file.  Prints, products and additional digital files are purchased separately.  An optional in person consultation can be scheduled at your convenience to view product samples and design wall galleries or make decisions about print purchases.

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Document your baby’s first twelve months with a Belly to Birth package ($1200). Package includes in home newborn session, two family sessions (typically around 6 and 12 months) and one 10×10 custom designed signature coffee table album. Prints and digital files are purchased separately.

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A mini-maternity session including automatic download of 15 high resolution digital files is available for $575 only when booked with a newborn session. (Mini-maternity lasts up to 30 minutes, takes place at one location only, no wardrobe changes)


 

Have questions? Check out my FAQ page or get in touch by calling 617-501-4008 or emailing cara@carasoulia.com.  All calls and emails are returned within 24-48 hours.

 

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