Let's be honest, not everyone loves to get their picture taken. It is my goal to make your experience as fun and stress free as possible. I aim to capture  moments that are genuine, authentic and in a way that you will look back and love your memories for years to come. 

the experience

The process

Once we have selected a date, we will be in communication regarding location suggestions, outfit styling, and session details. 


Location has a lot to do with how the images are portrayed.  Different backgrounds can create very different themes.  I will work with you to find what you're envisioning. If you have no idea, I can help with that too!

choose your
session theme


I love adventure! I can certainly  provide location suggestions if needed, and I definitely don't mind trying out new locations as well!

let's have fun!


I find the most joy in being able to capture life in a way that tells a story at that moment in time, so you can  look back on the memories and remember the  love and emotions.

You'll remember the feelings forever


$275 | 30 minute session| 20 images
$375 | 1 hour session | 40 Images 

Family and maternity sessions are held at a location of your choice, or within my studio. Session is focused on capturing family dynamic and candid moments. For expecting moms, session is best done at the beginning of the 3rd trimester and focuses on mom and her little one. Significant other & siblings are welcome join if desired. 

*Extended family sessions available upon request

Family & Maternity 



One hour session in studio or an outdoor location of your choice. Aimed to capture your ever changing baby as they grow. Most commonly done at 3, 6, or 12 months of age. One year sessions can include a cake smash at the end if desired. 

Children & milestones 

Sessions are typically done within 2 weeks from brith and are done in the comfort of your home. You will have access to my many wraps, hats, headbands, and outfits. Sessions focus on newborn alone, as well as with parents & siblings. 

*Session best booked while in 3rd trimester to assure availability on my calendar

$400 | 2 hour session | 30 images


$375 | 1 hour session | 30 Images

Senior Sessions | Headshots

Session can be held within my studio, at a location of choice, (or both!) Senior sessions are typically done in the summer or fall before senior year. Yearbook image can be submitted to the school upon request. 


$400 | 90 Minute Session | 2 outfits | 2 locations| 40 images
$325 | 50 minute session |1 location| 1 outfit | 20 images
$225 | 20 minute session |1 location | 1 outfit | 10 images

All images are delivered as high resolution digital files in an online gallery. You will have the option to order prints directly from the gallery if desired.  Payment is due in full on the day of the session, or anytime before.

Additional fees travel fees may be applied to sessions 25 miles outside of Rochester, NY.

the packages

All edited photos from our session will be added to an online gallery. The gallery will be what you use to download the  high resolution photos and order prints if desired. 


I am flexible, so if there are any changes needed to be made after booking, please contact me so we can discuss the change and make a plan that works best for you.


A portion of the session cost paid to secure our agreed upon session date.


As soon as possible! I love to hear details about what you are envisioning, so contact me as soon as you're thinking of booking so I can assure to have your date available!


chelsea saxby photography
serving Families & newborns within Rochester, NY