Frequently Asked Questions
Have a question about any of the portrait photography services? You might be able to find the answers here. If not feel free to email
Cindy Saechao at firstname.lastname@example.org
to have your questions answered.
Where are you located?
My professional photography home studio is located in Antelope, CA about 15 minutes from Sacramento and Roseville
How long does a typical newborn session last?
The average newborn photography session typically lasts around 2 hours.
What is the best age to photograph a newborn?
I like to photograph newborns between 7 – 14 days old.
Can siblings be included in some of the photos with the new baby?
Yes! I definitely encourage photos with any other siblings and with immediate family as well. This is all included in my pricing.
How far in advance should I book?
I am currently booking up 2 months in advance so the sooner the better to book to ensure you get a spot in my schedule.
How does it work with booking a session?
Half of session fee is due at time of booking to reserve your session. Remaining balance is due 2 weeks before session date/ scheduled due date. We do not provide last minute bookings as we schedule 3 weeks out.
Do I need to bring any props, hats etc to the newborn session?
No , I provide hats, head bands and wraps for your beautiful baby. I also have a selection of buckets, bowls and crates.
I’m just interested in a maternity session only, do you offer those?
Yes, But with a maternity session you receive a $150 discount on your newborn session if booked together, so why not?
When should I schedule my maternity session?
Usually between 30 – 33 weeks along is a good time for a maternity photography session.
Do you provide dresses for the maternity session?
Yes I have a collection of white Maternity gowns for you to select from. Please plan to wear nude under garments.
When you should we schedule a cake smash session:
I recommend scheduling 3-4 weeks before babies first birthday or birthday party so your print products will be ready.
What if my baby has food allergies?
You will be able to contact our baker directly to give food allergy instructions but design of cake will be up to the photographer.
Can my oldest son join in the cake smash also?
Absolutely! Siblings are always welcomed to join the fun! Please bring extra clothes.
Do you allow pets in your home studio?
YES! We are a pet friendly studio.
Do you offer in home sessions?
We are currently only offering travel sessions for newborns.
Do you offer discounts?
We have specials all year round at various times. Please signup for our newsletter so you are informed when we have specials ( Mini Sessions) We offer discounts to our military, law enforcement and teachers professionals.
How many pictures do I get?
This depends on the package you purchased. Sessions do not include photos.