Family Session Pricing

Twin Photographer


Melanie Monroe Photography is available to photograph Weddings, Events, Families, High School Seniors, Newborns, Babies, Children, Pets, Actor Headshots, and Corporate Headshots.

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Standard Family Session: $150 (San Diego County)

Includes a 60 minute outdoor session at a location of your choice in San Diego County.
This session is ideal for child portraits, or family portraits.
For newborns, see my newborn packages below.

(Up to 7 people. Please add $20 for each additional person.)

Session fee does not include digital images.
Digital Image Packages and Prints can be purchased online from your ordering gallery 7-14 days after your session.
My online contract and the retainer fee ($150) must be paid prior to your session to reserve your date.

Digital Packages:

5 images: $250

10 images: $350

20 images: $400

30 images: $425

All images: $450

Price includes digital download of images.  If you would prefer a CD, there is an additional 10% charge.
Digital images are only available in the quantities listed above.

Prints start at $35 for sizes 8X12 and smaller
85% off standard prints for clients who order all their digital images.
(Discount does not apply to canvas prints, metal prints, cards, or other photo products.)

$250 minimum order requirement for all purchases.
Extended family sessions with 8 or more people have a $450 minimum order requirement.
All weekend family sessions or weekend senior portrait sessions taking place in October, November, or December have a $450 minimum order requirement.
(Does not apply to holiday mini-sessions)
Sessions taking place on a holiday have a minimum order requirement of $400.

View my contract HERE

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Studio Mini-Sessions: $250 (Up to 2 children)*

 Includes a 30-minute weekday morning indoor studio session at my studio in Jamul.
(7 minutes from the Target in Rancho San Diego)
2 backgrounds
2 to 3 outfits
Full access to ALL my props!  Chairs, benches, baskets, boxes, blankets, hats, headbands, toys, etc…(Fall and Christmas-themed props are available!)
Approximately 15 edited high resolution digital images with personal use printing rights (downloadable from an online gallery)

*These sessions are available for children under 5ft tall only due to studio space limitations.

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Standard Newborn Session: $600

Includes your session fee and a minimum of 30 edited digital images downloaded from my online ordering gallery.
Newborn sessions are best for babies between 3 and 10 days old.  These sessions are up to 3 hours long and are held in the comfort of the client’s home, or in my home studio.
There is a $100 discount for sessions held in my east county studio.
I provide all the props, baskets, backdrops, hats, etc., needed for the session.

Studio Mini Newborn Sessions: $350
(Baby only, no siblings or family poses)

 Includes a 45-60 minute weekday morning indoor studio session at my studio in Jamul.
(7 minutes from the Target in Rancho San Diego)
This is a shorter newborn session where we do not wait for the baby to be asleep for the photos.

Includes swaddled poses and basket poses.
Full access to ALL my props!
10 edited high resolution digital images with personal use printing rights (downloadable from an online gallery)

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Belly to Baby Package: $925

Includes an outdoor 30-minute mini maternity session (East County) with 20 edited digital images and a standard newborn session (see above).
$100 discount for newborn sessions held in my studio.

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All-Inclusive First Year Premium Package: $1950 +tax  ($2,200 Value)

Includes All edited digital images from the following sessions:
30-minute Maternity Session (East County)*
Standard Newborn Session – At client’s home
“Tummy Time” Session – To be used when baby can hold their head up and support themselves on their elbows. (20 minutes, East County)*
“Sitting Up” Session – To be used when baby is sitting up, but not yet crawling. (20 minutes, East County)*
“First Birthday” Session – A cake-smash session to celebrate their first birthday! (45 minutes, any location)
Photo book of the best photos from the year.

*East County sessions can be upgraded to any location in San Diego County for $30 each.
$100 discount for newborn sessions held in my home studio.

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Birthday Party Package $695

Includes a 30-minute outdoor mini portrait session or cake smash session
Approximately 20 edited high resolution images
AND
Up to 2 hours of birthday party photography coverage.

Includes approximately 100 images with basic editing.  Additional time can be added at $50 per half hour.
Birthday Party photography may not be available in October, November, or December unless booked by September 1st.
Parties are photographed in a primarily photojournalistic style.

 

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 For wedding pricing, please visit my Wedding Packages page.

For Senior Portraits, visit my Senior Portrait Pricing Page.

For Real Estate Photography, visit my Real Estate Photography Pricing Page

For Small Product Photography, please visit my Small Product Photography Pricing Page (coming soon)

For Headshots, please visit my Headshot Photography Pricing Page

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Policies:
*The retainer fee reserves the time and date of your session.  Your session is not confirmed until this fee is received.
This fee is non-refundable, however re-scheduling of sessions can be done free of charge in the event of sick family members, rain, etc.
24-hour advance notice is required to receive a complimentary re-schedule for sickness or other personal reasons.
Failure to arrive for your scheduled session for any reason without advance notice will result in the forfeiture of the full retainer fee.

* Prices subject to change.
* My online contract must be completed and retainer fee must be paid prior to your session to reserve your date.
* Standard editing of images is included.  Additional re-touching services can be purchased on a per-image basis.

View my contract HERE