"We absolutely loved both her and her work. She really captured moments of our son's birth that will forever be cherished. Jessica's approach of just blending in with our family and capturing candid moments while I was in labor was exactly what we were looking for! The shoot yielded absolutely beautiful shots that show my birth story. End-to-end, we couldn’t have had a better experience nor have we ever seen a better set of birth photos, newborn photos, motherhood photos, or family photos."
No. The session fee reserves your session time and optional ordering appointment. After your session, you'll receive a proofing video of images and an option to choose your collection of images and artwork If you choose to do an ordering appointment, you may place an order for albums and other artwork (canvases, prints, print boxes, USB's, etc) as well as digital collections. Most clients invest between $1200 and $3000 on their portrait experience.
DO DIGITALS COME WITH THE SESSION FEE?
We book many months in advance so as soon as you know your due date, we recommend you reserve your spot! The sooner the better. However, if you did forget to book a newborn session and you're quickly approaching birth (or maybe already gave birth), definitely still contact me to see if we can fit you into the schedule. Newborn sessions are typically scheduled within your baby's first 3-6 weeks of life, but can be photographed up to 10 weeks of age!
WHEN SHOULD WE BOOK?
Our luxury full-service studio is located in Culpeper, Virginia 5 minutes from town. While most clients live within 1-1.5 hours of the studio, we have had clients travel 3 hours one way just for a studio session! The studio is meant to give a minimalist setting and provides a clean and beautifully lit space for all families. We are conveniently located 5-10 minutes from many restaurants, stores (like Target), and a park right down the road!
WHERE IS YOUR STUDIO LOCATED?
Our style can be described in four words: timeless, simple, joyful, and natural. We love being able to capture your joy in celebrating your little ones! It is our job to bring out your inner beauty and let it shine throughout your session. Don't you worry about a thing! We're there to pose you in the most flattering light just for you! Our editing style has been described as timeless and bright and it is that way in order to exude joy and remain as simple and classic as possible! We are not "trend" or "fad" photographers and we want these photographs to look classic 100 years from now.
What is your style?
Please submit a note through our contact form or email us directly at email@example.com. Once we've heard from you, we will then send over our pricing guide for you to choose your package! Once you've chosen your package, please inform us of your decision and we'll send over a proposal (contract & invoice) to secure your date!
HOW DO WE BOOK?
Our newborn, maternity, family, and milestone session fees are $300. These session fees do not include digitals or artwork. Collections start at $600. Many of our clients choose to invest between $1200-$3000 with each portrait session. Most invest in additional artwork to preserve their memories after their session. For custom artwork, prices vary depending on the styles you choose. If there's a certain piece of artwork you'd like pricing on, please inquire!
HOW MUCH DO CLIENTS TYPICALLY INVEST?
We completely understand that photography can be a big investment. We do offer payment plans! Please inquire and let us know your situation and we can work with you to create your own payment plan. Product orders will be placed once you are paid in full. We do also offer financing through PayPal Credit which is interest-free if paid within 6 months.
DO YOU OFFER PAYMENT PLANS?
We do offer gift certificates that can be mailed to either the purchaser or the recipient of the gift certificate. If you haven't had your baby shower yet, we do also offer photography gift registries so friends and family can gift a portion of your package. Please email us for details!
DO YOU HAVE A REGISTRY/GIFT CERTIFICATE?
If you live out of state and are wanting a Jessica Green Photography Baby Experience or family portrait session, we do offer travel! These sessions would be lifestyle in-home sessions or outdoor portrait sessions, rather than in our luxury studio. Just inquire and let us know that this is something you're interested in.
DO YOU TRAVEL?
Our goal is to be as flexible as possible and luckily, with a studio, the lighting is great between 10am-4pm most times of year! This way, we can schedule around nap time. If you're looking to do an outdoor session, these always take place 30 minutes to an hour before the sun sets, so you may need to adjust nap time accordingly.
WHAT ABOUT NAP TIME?
The amount of images you receive depends on the collection you purchase. Our base collection includes 10 digital images. There are also collection options for 25 or the full set of digital images. If you choose to purchase the full collection of digital images: For maternity & milestone sessions, you can expect at least 45 images. For newborn sessions, you can expect at least 60 images. We believe in quality over quantity.
HOW MANY IMAGES DO WE RECEIVE?
Our approach to newborn posing is simple, natural and unposed using simple neutral-colored swaddles, plain white onesie shots, and plain white diapers/diaper covers. We take an organic approach to newborn posing so your newborn will look natural and be cohesive with our photography style. For the full family portion, you can expect interactive posing involving parents and siblings of the newborn, as well as a few traditional portraits.
HOW DO YOU POSE NEWBORNS?
For the individual newborn portrait of the session, in-home sessions are 100% baby-led and the individual newborn portraits for in-home sessions are taken on the master bed and in the crib in a lifestyle/documentary fashion. For the full family and mommy/baby and daddy/baby portions, these portraits are naturally posed on the master bed, rocking chair, and near a window.
WHAT CAN I EXPECT FOR AN IN-HOME NEWBORN SESSION?
We work closely with a few select artists to enhance your portrait experience with us. Once we book your session and determine a mutually-agreeable date, please let us know if you're interested in professional hair & makeup. If you are, we'll reach out to my artists to confirm their availability and they will book you directly through them so y'all can discuss options.
HOW DOES HAIR & MAKEUP WORK?
The studio is not pet-friendly, but if you'd like to involve your fur-babies in an outdoor portrait session, we are more than excited to have them along for the ride!
DO YOU ALLOW PETS?
In the event that there were more than a 60% chance of rain during the hours of your session timeframe, we would call/text/email you to reschedule at the next mutually-agreeable date. We are very flexible, and many times we have had to move a session to earlier/later in the day to avoid rain! If a maternity session were not able to be rescheduled prior to your due date, the session fee can be used towards the balance on a milestone or family session.
WHAT IF IT RAINS?