Maternity Session 


This 30-minute session takes place in your home or on location and captures the anticipation of mom and dad as they await their little one, with a focus on the growing belly, of course! Includes 20 professionally edited images with print release delivered via private online gallery. 


Fresh 48 Session


A Fresh 48 Session serves as a middle ground for those who like the idea of capturing all those first moments in the hospital, but aren't so sure about the idea of having their labor and delivery photographed. How about documenting baby getting weighed, big brother or sister coming to meet the new baby for the first time, or just some snuggle time in the hospital bed instead?! For this session I will come to your hospital room within forty-eight hours of when you deliver your baby to capture baby in all their brand-new glory! Due to the on-call nature of these sessions spaces are limited each month so please book in advance. Price includes session lasting up to two hours with 20 professionally edited images with print release delivered via private online gallery.


Lifestyle Newborn Session 


The Lifestyle Newborn Session lasts up to ninety minutes and includes photos of just the newborn as well as photos with siblings and parents. These sessions aim to capture the new family in their home environment as well as a few posed photos of the newborn. These sessions take place within the first two weeks of life to capture baby in all his or her brand-new glory! Includes 20 professionally edited images with print release delivered via private online gallery. 

Milestone Session 


This versatile session is meant to document those special milestones in your child's life. Whether your child is just taking his or her first steps or they're missing their two front teeth- these are the moments that you'll want to document with photos you will treasure for years to come! Milestone Sessions take place at your home or on location (wherever your child is most comfortable) and are approximately thirty minutes. Session includes 10 professionally edited images with print release delivered via private online gallery. 


Sibling Session Add-On


The Sibling Session Add-On is designed to compliment the Milestone Session. This option offers a means of capturing the relationship between siblings as they grow and learn alongside one another.

Session includes photos with up to two siblings (Add $25 for each additional sibling) and 5 professionally edited images with print release delivered via private online gallery. 

*** This session may be purchased only in conjunction with the Milestone Session***


First Birthday Cake Smash or Themed Birthday Session


Cake smash sessions are custom designed according to the client's preferences. Whether your child is into choo-choos or unicorns their cake smash or birthday session will reflect their personal style! Please schedule themed birthday sessions at least two weeks ahead of time for planning purposes. The length of the session is determined more by the child than the photographer. Some children warm up quickly and the session is over within fifteen minutes but others need a bit longer to get comfortable digging into their cake! Session includes 15 professionally edited images with print release delivered to the client via private online gallery.


Family Session 


In your home or on location, the Family Session is a means of documenting your family and each of its members at a moment in time. This session lasts between 30 and 40 minutes at a time and location determined by both the client and the photographer. It includes 20 professionally edited images with print release delivered via private gallery.

***All sessions require a 50% non-refundable deposit at time of scheduling to secure date and time***              


Book your session today!

Melissa Drechsel ~ Photographer

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~ Tel: 630.936.9440 ~


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