There are so many choices for your Northern Virginia maternity & newborn photographer it can be overwhelming. You want Relaxed, Natural & Joyful photos of your new little family.
But you also need someone who will guide you through what to wear and how to act in front of the camera. I've got you covered!
I offer photography services for DC & NOVA-based classic moms that want clean, high-end photography to celebrate their greatest joys and milestones.
We will be a perfect fit for you if...
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"Melissa Arlena is the best photographer in the region. Her photographs are excellent, capturing tender and unexpected moments, true photographic treasures."
michael L • stafford, va
Sessions are conducted in your home or on location in the Fredericksburg, Va area. I will work with you to plan and style your portrait session. Maternity and Family sessions are up to 1 hour and newborn sessions are up to 1.5 hours. The final gallery will include 50-70+ images to choose from!
In order to create a more personalized experience for my client, I only accept 4-6 portrait bookings per month. Contact me today to get all the pricing info before you book!
A: On average I deliver 50-75 edited images per session via an online digital gallery.
A: Yes! Each collection I offer includes a set number of digital files plus a print credit to also get products like fine art prints, books, albums, and wall art! Collections start at $1275.
A: I personally have all the digital files, a linen print box with 4x6 prints, wall art, and an album for each of my kid's newborn sessions. We have used all of them at different times and I think every client should get the same!
A: Yes you can start a payment plan as soon as you book so everything is paid for when your session occurs and you earn bonus products! I do not offer post-session payment plans.
A: I do offer gift certificates but they must be for the full amount of my bottom collection and I ask that you be 100% sure the receiver wants my style of newborn photos. I'd hate for them to want posed photos and be disappointed in lifestyle.
A: My schedule books up quickly. I suggest reserving your session date as soon as possible. Maternity sessions occur between 32-36 weeks and newborn sessions take place at 7-14 days. To reserve your preferred dates please book as soon as you know your due date.