hey, mama!

i'm so glad you're here.

It's never easy getting in front of the camera. Like, what are you supposed to do with your hands? I totally get it. But you've got nothing to worry about because I strive to make all of my sessions a fun EXPERIENCE for everyone involved. Cause let's be honest, straight posin' + cheesin' can be quite exhausting. So during our session, you can expect to laugh, play, kiss, and maybe get a *little* bit of physical activity in. And I'll be there to snap the sweet in-between moments through it all so we capture the real you.

I believe in doing more than just showing up and taking your photos...

I have worked long and hard so that when my clients book with me, they feel like they are receiving a top notch experience and become part of an exclusive club! You won't just pay a deposit and show up on the session day.  I will let you know exactly how to best prepare for our time together and even provide you with some special perks just for my clients! Not sure about what to wear? Send me some outfit pics! Nervous about posing? I promise I'll walk you through it ALL! I want you to feel like you're the queen you are when I start snapping your photo! ;) 

an exclusive, personalized experience that tells the whole story of your journey from announcing your big news to capturing the newfound wholeness of your little family! 



customizable packages may include:

investment begins at $1,980

The Milestone Collection

+ pregnancy announcement session
+ gender reveal session
+ maternity session
+ doula services + birth photography
+ newborn session
+ family session
+ 10 x 10 handcrafted heirloom album 
+ hard copy of exclusive "The Milestone Collection Experience" guide
+ unconditional love + support throughout

I have always enjoyed photographing pregnancy announcements, maternity photos, newborn photos, and family. However, now that I have experienced these things myself it gives me a whole new perspective and therefore gets me even more excited! 

The best part about this package is we will get to work together for the next TEN months or more! We will work together for each of your photo sessions, potentially even talk through the birth experience, and you will receive the most beautiful album to cherish each of those moments for the years to come. I don't take it lightly that you would be letting me in on such a special, intimate, and vulnerable part of your life. So yes, I might tear up a little when I get that booking e-mail from you. I can't wait to see your sweet belly grow, witness you fall even more deeply in love with your partner, and watch you step into this new role as a mama as you receive God's greatest gift!

Becoming a mama to Sylas has been the most beautiful thing I have ever experienced and it's been such a pivotal season in my life. I've never felt such conflicting emotions at the same time -- already nostalgic for how little my son was yesterday, yet anxiously awaiting the milestones he has yet to reach as he grows.

 I wish I could relive his birth (well, maybe not the 30 hrs of labor part) to feel that incredible, spiritual, overwhelming rush of love over and over again. I want to bottle up all of these sweet moments during these ever so fleeting days so that they never feel far away. To me, the closest thing to doing that is through photographs! Which is why I am so very grateful we invested in documenting our whole journey to parenthood with professional images.



the experience

The Milestone Collection

> click here to view the investment guide<

Choose Your Sessions/Services

newborn

family

maternity

announcement

birth

+ 10 x 10 album

+ your choice of color + linen or leather cover

+ personal hand-selected favorite images from each of your sessions + birth

+ design/curation

+ shipping to your doorstep

your album includes:

The Milestone Collection Heirloom Album

This is perhaps one of my favorite parts of the entire collection. These albums make for the ULTIMATE baby book! Imagine your little one being able to flip through its pages to see mom + dad finding out about the pregnancy, all the way through the birth experience + newborn family photos.

I read through all of your responses about you and your love, and your future babe! I will be in touch with the next steps on officially booking the collection!

I smile real big when i open the e-mail

Your Inquiry Hits My Inbox

We Make it Official

Once we figure out we are the perfect fit for each other, we make it official and I do a little happy dance! You'll be provided with plenty of materials to help you plan for your sessions to make sure we get the BEST photos of this sweet season.

to spend the next several months making memories together!

Your Announcement Session

We 'll have so much fun at this session coming up with clever and sweet ways to capture the fact that your family is growing! I'll be so giddy knowing I get to be a part of such a special secret. Don't worry -- it is safe with me until you officially share your big news!

the photos you'll post when you share your big, big news!

Your Maternity Session

Once you officially "pop" we can set up a session to photograph how beautiful and radiant you are with your precious bump.

usually between
 weeks 28 and 35

Your Newborn session

After the arrival of your little one, we will set up a time within a couple of weeks to capture those squishy little fingers + toes. And the GREATEST, purest joy on mama and daddy's faces.

i can't wait to meet your tiny bundle of joy!

Your Album Design

You will go through and pick your favorite images from your three sessions with me and I will have the best time designing your beautiful, hand crafted heirloom album! You, your spouse, and your babies will LOVE flipping through its pages and reliving the most magical journey. This is one TOP NOTCH baby book that no one else will have.

CHOOSE YOUR FAVE IMAGES

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Example Milestone Collection Process

the process

- sheila s.

"She has a way of making you feel so comfortable in front of the camera. There are no words to justify Chelsea's dedication to her clients + ability to document those special moments. She is amazing at her job!"

+ up to 60 min shooting time 
+ remaining time can be used as a couples session
+ minimum of 50 images
+ high resolution online gallery
+ unlimited downloads
+ print release
+ option to buy prints, canvas, & more directly through online gallery

base package includes:

investment begins at $400

Pregnancy Announcement Session

a la carte
Portrait Session Investment

+ up to 60 min shooting time 
+ minimum of 60 images
+ high resolution online gallery
+ unlimited downloads
+ print release
+ exclusive portrait session guide to help you best prepare for your shoot
+ option to buy prints, canvas, & more directly through online gallery

*the recommended timeframe for maternity sessions is 28-35 weeks.

base package includes:

investment begins at $550

Maternity Session

+ up to 120 min shooting time
+ minimum of 75 images
+ high resolution online gallery
+ unlimited downloads
+ print release
+ exclusive portrait session guide to help you best prepare for your shoot
+ option to buy prints, canvas, & more directly through online gallery

base package includes:

investment begins at $600

Newborn Session

+ up to 60 min shooting time 
+ minimum of 60 images
+ high resolution online gallery
+ unlimited downloads
+ print release
+ exclusive  portrait session guide to help you best prepare for your shoot
+ option to buy prints, canvas, & more directly through online gallery

base package includes:

investment begins at $550

Family Session

become a milestone mama

I know you are probably nervous to take this next step because it might mean you are spilling the beans to someone about your big news. But please know that your secret is SAFE with me and I won't tell a soul until your announcement photos are officially out in the world!

I am incredibly honored that you are interested in having me along this crazy, beautiful ride with you. I cannot wait to document the most joy and greatest love you've ever felt. :) 

EEEK!! I'm smiling already.

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