FAQs

Your questions… answered!

If you have any further questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me.

Q | What types of sessions do you do?

A | I predominantly work with families and couples (not weddings) during on-location, natural light lifestyle sessions. This includes maternity and newborn sessions, along with children of all ages.

Q | What happens at a session and how long does it take?

A | My aim is to capture precious photographs of you and your family in the most natural un-posed way possible. I’m passionate about telling your story at this very moment in time so I want you to be doing all the fun things you like to do together. The session will include snuggling, laughing, running, jumping, playing, tickling – sounds exhausting, right?! It will most certainly be exhausting for me, but all I need from you is to have FUN and loads of it! From time to time, I might offer some direction, but for the most part, you can just play together and that way I guarantee beautiful, relaxed images of you and your family.

The session will take anywhere from 60-90 minutes. Then it will be time to put our feet up!

Please note, newborn sessions can take anywhere from 2-4 hours to accommodate for baby’s feeding and sleep times.

Q | When do you schedule your sessions?

A | I work full time in my photography business so I can be flexible in fitting with your availability. I am happy to hold sessions on weekdays or weekends. During daylight savings, I am also more than happy to hold a session on a weeknight after 6pm. The best time of day for outdoor sessions is first thing in the morning or the last couple of hours before sunset. This is when the light is the most beautiful and you’ll get the best photographs. In saying that, I can definitely be flexible around the children’s nap times – nobody wants a cranky face in all the photos! Newborn sessions are best when baby is happiest and I always allow plenty of time for feeding and settling.

Q | Where are photo sessions held and what should I wear?

A | Each booking comes complete with a consultation about location and wardrobe so don’t worry! Once you have booked a session, I will provide you with detailed information about choosing a location that works best for you, what to wear on the day and how to prepare for the session. The good news is, you don’t have to buy anything new – what you have in your wardrobe will be perfect. I promise! The majority of my sessions take place in a location that you choose – outdoors. Sessions can also be held in your own home. Please note, newborn sessions always take place in your own home.

Q | What are your fees?

A | The session fee is $195 (this does not include any digital image files or products). This is a non-refundable fee payable at the time of booking to secure your session time. Prints and products are available at an additional cost. I offer a full range of products including digital images, matted prints, canvas prints, framed prints and albums. You can choose from a pre-designed package or you can choose your own adventure! Prices can be found on the Pricing page.

I also offer a very special Baby’s First Year Package. This package includes four sessions; newborn, 4 months, 8 months and 12 months. The perfect way to capture your precious bundle at their most significant moments!

Session fees are payable at the time of booking to secure your session. Your products will be paid for at the time of ordering.

Q | What happens after the session?

A | Approximately 2 weeks after your session, you’ll be sent a link to a password-protected online gallery of 30-35 professionally edited images from your session. You are more than welcome to share this gallery with friends and family, however please note, you are unable to make prints from the files. Once you’ve had time to admire the photos, you have the fun job of choosing your final package of prints and products. I am more than happy to assist with advice should you need it.

Once I’ve ordered your products, it will take approximately 2-3 weeks for delivery.

Q | Do you offer digital image files?

A | Absolutely. I truly believe you deserve access to your edited image files if you choose so these are available for purchase, along with prints, albums and other printed products. Your digital files will come on a handy USB with instructions on where and how to print for the best results. Please note, digital image files are not included in your session fee. All digital images, prints, products, and more are sold separately.

Q | How can I contact you?

A | I’m so glad you asked! E-mail is the best way… megan@outoftheboxphotography.com.au. I am accessible via phone on 0433 469 459 if you prefer. Please also take a look at my portfolio to make sure my style works for you!