All session in this column are $350, for a digital package of 20 images in high-resolution.
Children: The magic of childhood is the theme here. We have a lot of fun, and let your kids be themselves. It's amazing how beautifully honest they are every time! Being a mom of two, I truly appreciate all the little people I meet, and love to capture their personalities. Fee is good for up to two kids as the focus, with parents coming in on a few shots. Extra children or adults can be added for $25 each.
Maternity: You may request a combination of location & my studio, or your house; Otherwise, all sessions take place outdoors. If you're a mom to be, this is your time to shine! You may not feel beautiful, but you are! We focus on your strength as a woman, and the love you hold inside you. The sessions are relaxed, and we go with what feels comfortable and natural for you.
This session is freestyle at your choice location. I become your very quiet shadow, recording your morning or afternoon rituals. There is beauty in your everyday life, and these are the real memories that you'll be grateful you held onto. This session is shot primarily in black and white. This session is for up to 2 kids/2 adults. Additional people may be added for $25/person.
NEWBORN (Children under 3 months)
Kerry prefers to photograph your tiny ones between 4-10 days of age, before they 'wake-up' to the world around them. :-)
The tiny feet, hands, velvety skin, gummy smiles, pudgy little faces and sparkling eyes—all of these help to create a memorable piece of artwork to show off your little one. This is your child, a brand new miniature person, and he/she will never be quite like this again.
These sessions take place at Kerry's Belmont studio, but will also travel to your home, by request. Sessions are relaxed and take between 1-3 hours, with baby and family's comfort being the highest priority.
BIRTH ($350 Session fee + $150 )
- The session is done in B/W, and you'll receive 65-100 high-resolution images, telling your birth story.
- The birth must be within 20 miles of downtown Charlottesville, so I can get to you on time! It can be at a hospital or a home.
When possible, I like to arrive at least an hour before the baby is born, and will generally stay an hour after the birth, depending on how things go. You'll get photos of pre-birth, the birth itself (if desired), and the first moments after the baby is born.
HEADSHOTS (Artist or Corporate)
This session will be catered to you, and includes a phone consultation to establish your needs. You can expect an assortment of images to be created for you. Kerry will either travel to your location, or the sessions may be done at her Belmont Studio in Charlottesville, depending on your requests.
MATERNITY/NEWBORN PORTRAIT PACKAGE
The Maternity portion of this package is about 60-minutes, while the newborn sessions will last from 1-3 hours. During both, it is profoundly important to me that you are enjoying yourself, and don't feel rushed. Being a new mom & dad is hard work, both before and after the baby arrives!
TADPOLE TO TODDLER PACKAGE
4 full sessions during a 2 year time period, plus Baby Book.
- $1100 (a savings of $300)
This is for any time you notice those big "overnight" changes, or any occasion you want to remember in a special way. Often it works out well to have the sessions every 6 months.
When the two years have passed and you've compiled your favorites, I will help you gather them into a lovely, 8 x 10 - 20 page, hard cover baby book (included in the price).
GROUP OR FAMILY PACKAGE
This session is done on location, and Kerry will travel at no extra cost, up to 30 miles from Charlottesville. For travel beyond the Charlottesville and surrounding areas, please contact Kerry for a quote. Price is good for up to 6 people. Additional people may be added for $25/person.
SPECIAL MINI SESSION
This is shorter session (about 30 minutes), perfect for capturing the holidays.
*Session is only available from November 15th - December 15th every year.
- $350 for up to 8 kids, or $50/child (4 minimum)
Earthdarling Portraits/Studio EP, is now offering birthday parties! Kids can come and celebrate their birthday by trying on the provided dress up clothes, and then have their very own photo shoot with a professional photographer! Within a week or so after the party, the host will be provided with one high-resolution digital file per child (as well as group shots), for download and to share with all the attendee's parents. More information can be seen here on my blog: http://cameraskidsnchaos.blogspot.com/2013/10/birthday-party-charlottesville-7-year.html
You'll get a 1.5 hour, stress free birthday party which includes:
- Fun photo session for all the kids
- Choice of music during photo session
- Table decor & party host to guide the kids
- Juice boxes/water bottles
- Goody bags for the kids to take home
- Peace of mind, you walk away at the end!
Once a year I give away a mini session (and sometimes more!) to one of my Facebook page followers. Sign up to follow me and maybe it will be you!
Booking: Typically Kerry books a month in advance.
To book a session a 20% deposit is required.
Tadpole to Toddler packages requires a 50% deposit, with the balance paid in full on the day of the first session.
Digital files are available and ready to be downloaded directly to your computer in 1-2 weeks.
During the peak seasons, the wait may be up to three weeks. If you need things rushed, please let me know, and I'll do my best to accommodate your request.
Forms of payment: cash, check, Visa, Mastercard, or Discover. Please make checks payable Earthdarling Portraits.
*GIFT CERTIFICATES ARE AVAILABLE IN ANY INCREMENT, AND MAY BE USED TOWARD A SESSION OR A LA CARTE ITEMS. PLEASE INQUIRE.*
Shoots are done in a variety of places (my Belmont studio, your home, on location in and around the Charlottesville/Albemarle/Greene/Fluvanna).
We will shoot primarily with natural light, on location or in studio.
Kerry will travel up to 30 miles from Charlottesville, and is available outside of her regular area for an additional charge.
Please inquire for more information.
~ Thank you for your interest ~