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Portland, Oregon

Portland Maternity, Birth, and Newborn Photographer, Sommessa. Mel specializes in photography of the childbearing year and birth doula services in Portland, OR. 

Photography Rates

Photography Rates for Portland Newborn Photographer, Sommessa. Mel specializes in maternity, birth, newborn, and family photography in Portland, Oregon.  

Each session requires a 50% retainer to book with the remaining session fee due before the session date. 
*excluding add-on sessions, which are paid in full
All sessions include a private, online gallery of the edited, full resolution images available to download and print for your personal use. Custom, professional products (albums, framed prints, etc.) from reputable labs are available separately.

Maternity: $400
add on to birth, hello baby, or lifestyle baby session
standalone maternity sessions are $700
outdoors or in the studio (ideally photographed between 32-34 weeks)
10+ images

for pricing and additional details click here

Hello Baby: $525
also known as 'fresh 48'
30-60 minute documentary session at the hospital within two days after baby is born
20+ images

Lifestyle Baby:
studio i: candid session with family in my studio: $675
studio ii: candid session with family including lightly-posed photos of baby (designed for newborns): $750
in home: candid session with family in your home: $875
click here for details on each lifestyle baby session

Postpartum Herbal Bath: $300
add on to hello baby, birth, or newborn session
5+ images

Breastfeeding: $375
nursing session in the studio or outdoors
*just child & mama
10+ images

Sitter Baby: $400
*just baby
when baby is around 6-9 months old and sitting unassisted
outdoor, evening session (june - september)
or in the studio year-round
10+ images

Outdoor Family: $800
outdoor, evening session with prep packet included upon booking
june - early october
40+ images

Light hair styling + makeup by Coreene Collins:

Floral Crowns by Swoon Floral Design

Travel Sessions:
all travel sessions require a custom session fee + travel & lodging expenses.
please contact me with your location and desired session!

Prices are subject to change without notice unless your session has been booked.

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