Your little one is going to grow and change so much in their first year! One day you're coming home from the hospital and the next you're looking at a walking, talking, energetic little person standing where your newborn once laid.
Milestone sessions can be done at any time after the newborn stage (I recommend waiting until 3 months when baby can lift their head on their belly), but 6, 9 and 12 months are the most popular ages that give us the biggest milestones and the most variety.
From sitting to standing, from tummy time to crawling... Don't let these moments pass you by.
"An absolute joy to work with and has a great eye for posing! That fact that she’s a baby whisper doesn’t hurt either!!
She's very accommodating and patient
which makes for a stress free shoot. I’d give her more stars if I could!"
This is Crystal Lee Photography.
And I would love the chance to give you a portrait experience that you won't find anywhere else.
"If you are looking for a relaxed, go-with-the-flow photographer who is wonderful with children, Crystal is your the one! She makes a conscious effort to consider what works best as far as session timing, includes the customer in backdrop and prop decisions and delivers
"If you are looking for a relaxed, go-with-the-flow photographer who is wonderful with children, Crystal is your photographer! She makes a conscious effort to consider what works best as far as session timing, includes the customer in backdrop and prop decisions and delivers
amazingly beautiful portraits. "
amazingly beautiful portraits."
Sitters: Milestone Baby
Portraits at 6-8 months
After your newborn session, the next best time for portraits is the sitter milestone, which usually falls between 6-8 months. This guide will walk you though how to make the most of your portrait session.
Rollers: Milestone Baby
Portraits at 3-5 Months
Let’s talk about rollers! These sessions are most requested by Mamas that missed out on newborn photos and want to have their baby photographed before they hit that big 6-month milestone.
• What are the best ages for photos during baby's first year?
The biggest milestones are at 6 and 12 months. Around 6-7 months baby will be sitting up unassisted and we may even see those first few bottom teeth popping through. The next big one is baby's first birthday... full of crawling, giggling and sometimes even running!
• Do you provide props and backdrops?
Yes! I have a large selection of props & backdrops to customize my sessions. (I'm a bit of a prop hoarder.) You are also welcome to bring in something special from home that you'd like to try and incorporate into your session. We'll work together before the session to plan your sets and make sure that any ideas you have are safe and realistic images for us to capture.
• How many outfits should I bring for baby?
I suggest 2-3 outfits for milestone sessions. Any more than that can be overwhelming for your little one.
• Can we include a sibling or family photo in our milestone session?
Sure! Because the studio is designed for littles, I can only accommodate a close up family portrait, but most of my backdrops do have enough space to allow for a full body pose with a single sibling. These poses are done first (in studio only) and then we focus on baby for the remainder of the session.
• When will we receive our photos?
I always post sneak peeks on social media within 48 hours and your fully edited gallery will be ready to you to view, share and download in just two weeks.
• This sounds amazing, how do I book?
Scroll down to the contact form and send me a message! I'll send you back my full pricing guide to review. All I need to secure your place on my calendar is a signed contract and retainer payment. I can't wait to see what we'll create together!
The milestone portrait experience begins at $375.
All collections include a studio portrait session and a selection of digital images. Prints and products are also available through your online gallery.
I'm excited to start planning a custom portrait session for your little one! Fill out the contact form below to start the conversation and receive my full pricing guide.
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