Time & Investment 

Additional info at the bottom on Price List 

Family Session #1

 

1 hour session 

Up to 4 people 

  -$10 additional fee for extra persons

20 edited digital images

Same images with watermark added for sharing on social media

Online gallery for you to view and choose your images from

Print release

$225

Family Session #2

1 hour session

Up to 4 people

 -$10 additional fee for extra persons

Package includes all edited images from session. Average of 30 to 45 images

Same images with watermark added for sharing on social media

Online gallery for you to download images

Print release

$285

 

Deluxe Cake Smash

45 minute session 

Bubble Bath photos after the mess takes place

Choose from a custom 6 inch round cake or giant cupcake

Custom banner to bring home

4 Balloons and puffs to match theme

10 edited digital images

Same images with watermark added for sharing on social media

College of chosen images

Online gallery for you to view and choose your images from

Print release 

If your child has an allergy please let us know upon planning of session

This package is designed for the birthday boy or girl. If you would like to add family members there is an additional fee for time and second set up. 

$235

 

 

Cake Smash #1

 

30 minute session

Custom cake

10 edited digital images

Same images with watermark added for sharing on social media

Online gallery for you to view and choose your images from

Print release

If your child has an allergy please let us know upon planning of session

This package is designed for the birthday boy or girl. If you would like to add family members there is an additional fee for time and second set up

$175

Cake Smash  #2

30 minute session

Bring your own cake and decor

10 edited digital images

Same images with watermark added for sharing on social media

Online gallery for you to view and choose your images from

Print release

This package is designed for the birthday boy or girl. If you would like to add family members there is an additional fee for time and second set up

$125

Paint Smash

30 minute session

Includes paint 

Easel to take home to remember all the mess

10 edited digital images 

Same images with watermark to share on social media

Online gallery for you to choose your images from

Print release

$140

Birthday Session

30 minute session

Custom banner to bring home

4 balloons

*Can be used for any age

10 edited digital images 

Same images with watermark to share on social media

Online gallery for you to choose your images from

Print release

This package is designed for the birthday boy or girl. If you would like to add family members there is an additional fee for time and second set up

$140

Maternity Session

1 hour session 

Up to 4 people 

  -$10 additional fee for extra persons

20 edited digital images

Same images with watermark added for sharing on social media

Online gallery for you to view and choose your images from

Print release

$225

Maternity Session #2

 

1 hour session

Up to 4 people

 -$10 additional fee for extra persons

Package includes all edited images from session. Average of 30 to 45 images

Same images with watermark added for sharing on social media

Online gallery for you to download images

Print release

$285

Deluxe Newborn

2 hour session 

15 edited images

Same images with watermark added for sharing on social media

DVD with edited images

Online gallery for you to via and choose your images from 

Print release 

24 double sided birth announcements

Facebook Timeline cover birth announcement

Print release

*Extra fee if you would like the session to take place in your home with props.

*Newborn sessions take place during the week. 

*Newborn sessions are best to take place within 3 to 10 days of babies grand entrance. Contact for booking during your second trimester. 

$365

Newborn

2 hour session 

Use of Photographers props

15 edited digital images

Same images with watermark added for sharing on social media

DVD with edited images

Online gallery for you to view and choose your images from

Print release

*Extra fee if you would like the session to take place in your home with props.

*Newborn sessions take place during the week. 

*Newborn sessions are best to take place within 3 to 10 days of babies grand entrance. Contact for booking during your second trimester. 

$345

Lifestyle Newborn

1 hour session in the comfort of your own home

15 edited digital images

Same images with watermark added for sharing on social media

Online gallery for you to view and choose your images from

Print release

*Newborn sessions take place during the week. 

*No props are used during this session 

*Newborn sessions are best to take place within 3 to 10 days of babies grand entrance. Contact for booking during your second trimester. 

$225

 

From Bump To First Year 

 

30 Minute Maternity session

2 hour Newborn session

20 minute 3 Month session

20 minute 6 or 9 Month session

30 minute Basic Cake Smash session

$899

*Half of package fee due at time of booking and remainder due at 3 month session.

Maternity session can be done at a outdoor location or in home. 

Newborn session is done in the comfort of your own home.

3, 6, 9 and cake smash session are done in studio.

You can choose to upgrade to Deluxe Cake Smash at time of booking cake smash. 

 

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION TO TAKE NOTE OF 

Turn around time is 2 weeks and 3 weeks for Newborn session. 

​* Images are chosen at the discretion of the photographer. No RAW or unedited images will be given on your final gallery or DVD. 
 

*Additional digital images can be purchased for $25 a image.

 

*When sharing images by Melanie De Souza Photography no alterations are to be made to the images such as cropping, removing watermark, adding filters or any other changes. 

 

*Photographer is willing to travel outside of Acton & Milton for an additional travel fee. 

 

*No outside cameras are to be used during the session. 

 

*Deposits are taken to secure your session time and date and are non refundable. The remainder of the session fee is due at time of the session. Once the deposit is paid your session is officially booked. 

 

*Arrive on time or it will cut into your session. 

 

*If we are communicating via email and dates/times are provided for booking purposes you have 24hours to confirm if you would like that session time slot. Otherwise the time slot is up for grabs.

* Birthday and Cake Smash sessions are designed for the birthday boy or girl. If you would like to add family members there is an additional fee for a extra set up, time and members. 

 

* The deposit is non refundable and non transferable. 

 

*If a retake is required for reasons out of the photographers hands (i.e. people squinting, not smiling, members of the session not cooperating.) There will be a fee to retake the session. Fee is decided on the type of session and amount of members in the session.

 

* Online gallery is for choosing your images and downloading once images are chosen.  

 

*Same images with low resolution and watermark are added to your DVD for for sharing on social media. 

*Online gallery is up for 3 weeks unless requested for a longer period.

 

*Newborn sessions are best to take place within 3 to 10 days of babies grand entrance. Contact for booking during your second trimester.  

*Newborn sessions take place during the week. If you would like a weekend time slot there is an additional fee. 

*There is a option to have a newborn session in your home with the use of props. There is a extra fee. This option is great if your new bundle has older siblings that might not want to stick around for the session. 

*Outdoor sessions take place either early in the morning or in the evening, also known as Golden Hour 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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