Newborn Details

"Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment, until it becomes a memory." Dr. Seuss

Studio Sessions

Studio sessions are for clients who prefer mostly posed portraits of their newborn. You want to see your baby posed on a blanket with cute hats and swaddled up with a darling headband. Images of them in a basket posed with the tiniest little teddy bear are what melt your heart.

Sit back and relax!

I want your studio experience to be as enjoyable as possible! My studio offers:


• A separate shooting room dual zone heating. When I crank the heat to 80º, you can stay cooler in the "living room".
• Bathroom in studio.
• First floor access. Yay! No stairs (especially important after a c-section)!
• Tv, blu ray player, assortment of movies (including "Moana" in my best Oprah voice), and toys/books for little ones.
• There are a few restaurants within 3 miles that you can go get some take out. You are also welcome to bring whatever you like with you.

Some concerns you may have, which are very common:

It’s too soon.

I know what you are thinking, "Within 2 weeks of giving birth, how I am supposed to pack up myself, my new baby and possibly other children and get to a studio?" This is really a common concern and I remember not wanting to leave my house after I first brought my babies home. I can't promise it will be an easy task. Most likely, it won't be. All I can do is bribe you with a couple hours of babysitting. I can also promise that it will quickly be behind you and you will be so happy you did it!

Past Client Sarah said, "As a first time mom... I was worried about the time frame. I thought it might be too stressful to come home from the hospital and then try to plan a session. It seemed like such a huge effort to get a newborn out of the house. Little did I know it was a great experience where my husband and I finally got a chance to relax a bit while Crystal did what she does best!"

What if my baby won’t sleep?

I do everything I can to try to get your sweet love to fall asleep. I help you prepare for the session by sending you some things to do to help us have a sleepy baby. Your body temperature is 98º and so your baby is used to a really warm environment. I keep my studio at 80º to help the baby feel comfortable enough (while naked or in light wraps) to sleep. I am also a very patient person and I like to think babies feel safe around me. If your baby really won't sleep, I swaddle them up and we take awake baby photos. I have met my match with some colic babies in my years, but I will tell you that 98% of my babies do fall asleep. Some take a little extra snuggle time than others.

I don’t have any props or hats.

I provide everything for a beautiful newborn session, except the newborn. I really need you to bring one of those for me. ;) You do not have to bring one thing to your session other than your baby and food. I even provide diapers! If you can get the baby to me within the first 2 weeks of birth, I can deliver beautiful images.

Studio Session

All edited images with print release via download
Studio session time & use of props
Editing and retouching of images


Family Portraits

$50 add on

Some clients prefer to have a session that is focused only on baby.
Family portraits add more time during the session and editing time.

Add parents and/or siblings to your newborn session.

Watch Crystal photograph a newborn!

See the studio! click iMAGE!

I need a spot! What do I do next?

I know, it's really exciting! I'm very excited for you. In order to confirm your spot, I require a signed contract and $150 non refundable retainer. The retainer gets applied to the session. Session balance is due at your session. If you are ready to book, just go HERE.

Lifestyle Sessions

Lifestyle sessions really pull at my heart because they have a natural, real life feel. They are done in your home. These sessions are a little more work on the parents since you will be in a lot of the photographs and prepping your home. I do not expect you to wipe down walls, but you will need to tidy up. There is minimal posing and studio style shots done in home. I will bring some fur and a wrap to get a couple, but that is it. No backdrops, beanbags, props, etc. It's about you and your baby in your environment.

Reasons to pick an in home session:

You don't like posed newborns and prefer a candid/natural style. You love your home and want to be have your true life captured.

You want to be in photographs with your family. Moms often don't get in front of the camera and you want the opportunity to be included in as many as possible.

You have put the time into creating a nursery and want to have that included in photographs.

You get beautiful natural light in your living room, master bedroom and/or nursery. If you have a dark home wiht little natural light, these sessions aren't a good fit for your home.

Lifestyle Newborn Session

90 minute in home session
All edited images with print release via download


Sign me up!

I'm so excited that you are interested in a Lifestyle Newborn Session. You can book your session directly through my booking site HERE. If you have any questions, please contact me!

Fresh 48

Fresh 48 Hospital Sessions

We will experience many incredible moments in our lives. Moments that are tucked away in our hearts in a sacred place, core memories if you will (thanks Disney). I think any parent will agree that meeting your baby for the first time ranks as #1. Sitting in the hospital room just gazing at them in qonder and amazement. The amount of lovee and adoration you feel for that baby is immeasurable.

Fresh 48 sessions are a beautiful way to have those first moments in the hospital captured. There are so many feelings bottled up in that little room. Have me come to the hospital and photograph these moments for you. Leave your camera to the side and just enjoy loving on that new baby and recovering!

I can take a limited number of these sessions. Hospitals within 25 miles of Moscow, PA included (Moses Taylor, Geisinger, Wilkes Barre General & Wayne Memorial). There is a travel fee for hospitals farther away. Please contact me below for more information.

Fresh 48 Session

$350 if booked with a newborn session

45 minute session in your hospital room
All edited images with print release via download


Maternity Mini Session Add On


Adding on a maternity session is a great way to capture the anticipation of baby and baby's arrival.

in studio or on location in Moscow
30 minute session and all edited files

with print release via download


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