FAQs

HOW EARLY SHOULD I BOOK MY SESSION?

It's never too early to reserve your session! Newborn sessions should be reserved about 3 months in advance in order to guarantee a spot on my calendar. For all other sessions, I recommend inquiring and being prepared to book 1 or 2 months in advance.

My baby has already been born - is it too late to book a session?

Absolutely not! While I can't guarantee availability within the ideal time frame if not booked in advance, I do often have wiggle room to accommodate last-minute requests.

WHERE DO SESSIONS TAKE PLACE?

Newborn, first year milestone and cake smash sessions take place exclusively in my Sterling, MA studio. Family and Maternity sessions may be booked outdoors, 1-2 hours before sunset.

DO YOU OFFER AT-HOME NEWBORN SESSIONS?

I prefer to shoot newborn sessions exclusively from my studio. There I am able to control the heat, light, and ambiance so I can deliver to you the best experience and images possible!

DO I GET THE DIGITAL IMAGES?

Yes! Each of my packages includes digital images sent via online gallery with personal print rights.

Do you provide session styling/accessories?

Yes! I provide all props necessary for newborn, milestone, and cakesmash sessions.

How will I receive my finished images?

Your images (JPGs) will be sent via a private online gallery within 3 weeks of your session. You will be be able to easily download them right to your own computer.

What is your cancellation/ reschedule policy?

Session fees are non-refundable. All sessions may be rescheduled one time by the client due to unforeseen circumstances with no penalty. Additional requests to reschedule will be at my discretion, and multiple attempts to reschedule without 24-hours notice may be subject to session fee forfeiture.

why work with me?

why work with me?

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I'm experienced

I have 2 children of my own, 10+ years experience photographing babies, and several years working in special education & behavior analysis. You could say I know a bit about kids ;)

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i'm PATIENT

Sessions are baby-led so we break often for feedings or snacks to ensure happy babies and perfect photographs. I'm a stickler for the tiny details - and you'll thank me for that when you receive your images!

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i believe that...

photography is a luxury for you and a priceless gift to your children. Professional images of your family are one of the few things you'll own that will become more and more valuable over time. If you don't believe me... ask your mom!

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i'm a mom first

I understand those tired days when you feel like you can't get your act together. Because of that, I'm here to help you through out the process with patience and flexibility to make picture-day a memorable and exciting time.

Emily Smith is a Central MA Newborn Photographer with over 10-years experience photographing newborns and young children. Emily's timeless approach to newborn, milestone, cake smash & family portraits has made her a favorite among families in the Central MA, Leominster and Worcester areas.

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