Essential Motherhood Portrait Sessions

We believe that these truly are life's essential moments — the ones that will make up your life's legacy, your family history and your child's heritage — and some of the most important memories you can pass along.

Session fees do not include digital folios, prints or products unless otherwise stated. Clients typically invest $700-1200 in each custom portrait session including digital folios and printed products.

SUNSET MATERNITY

We know your focus is on the baby, but we believe that a mother's journey begins well before your little one arrives. The period of your pregnancy is even more fleeting than baby's first year, and we believe motherhood should be documented from the very beginning.

  • 60-minute session
  • Natural Austin hill country setting
  • 20 portrait proofs presented for viewing
  • Private reveal appointment
  • Complete print and product collection available for purchase during your reveal

Maternity sessions generally take place between 32-35 weeks. 

$250 Session Fee*

*Digital folios, prints and products sold separately

Digital folios start at $300 for a set of 10 images; Clients typically invest $750+ in their maternity session.

STUDIO MATERNITY

ALL NEW in 2019, we are excited to offer an option for maternity sessions inside the studio. Natural, organic portraits to document the beauty of a mother-to-be in stunning simplicity. 

  • 60-minute session
  • Central Austin studio location
  • 20 portrait proofs presented for viewing
  • Private reveal appointment
  • Complete print and product collection available for purchase during your reveal

Offered at any time during your pregnancy; 32-35 weeks for is ideal to showcase your belly at the end of your pregnancy. 

$250 Session Fee*

*Digital folios, prints and products sold separately

Digital folios start at $300 for a set of 10 images; Clients typically invest $750+ in their maternity session.

COMPLETE NEWBORN

Natural, simple newborn portraits document the beauty of a newborn baby. Our sessions are led by the baby entirely; we do not pose and use only simple, subtle and organic props. We let the baby turn and curl and move as they wish so that what we capture is always organic. 

  • 2-3-hour session
  • Central Austin studio location
  • 20 portrait proofs presented for viewing
  • Private reveal appointment
  • Prints and products available for purchase during your reveal

Newborn sessions take place during the first 14 days after your baby arrives.

$300 Session Fee*

*Digital folios, prints and products sold separately

Digital folios start at $500 for a set of 20 images; Clients typically invest $800+ in the complete newborn session.

ESSENTIAL NEWBORN

ALL NEW in 2019, we are excited to offer an brand new option for newborn for families who just want the essentials:

  • 1-hour session
  • Central Austin studio location
  • Digital folio of 10 final portraits
  • All-inclusive price includes the session fee + the digital folio

We only photograph one newborn each day so please contact us as early as possible to secure your due date.

$500 All-Inclusive

BABY

As all new parents know, babies grow at an astounding pace, and every week brings new milestones. Baby milestone sessions focus on Baby's first year to document the major milestones from tummy time, sitting up, crawling and walking.

  • 45-minute session
  • Central Austin studio location
  • 20 portrait proofs presented for viewing
  • Private reveal appointment
  • Complete print and product collection available for purchase during your reveal

Baby Milestone sessions take place throughout the first year.

$200 Session Fee*

*Digital folios, prints and products sold separately

Digital folios start at $500 for a set of 20 images; Clients typically invest $800+ in their baby milestone session.

FRESH 48 HOSPITAL DOCUMENTARY SESSION

Offered in select hospitals and birth centers in Austin, we're excited to launch the Fresh 48 session — a documentary-style photography session in the hospital to chronicle the arrival of your newborn just after birth.

  • 45-minute session
  • Documentary-style session in the hospital or birth center
  • Minimum of 35 images
  • All-inclusive price includes session fee + the complete high resolution digital folio

Get your name and due date on the list as sessions will be limited each month to ensure on-call availability. 

$700 all-inclusive

Ask us about packages when booking multiple sessions

And don't miss these great services — First Year Baby Plan, mini session specials, gift certificates and our curated line of portrait prints and products

First Year Baby Plan

Commemorate the major milestones of Baby’s first year with a series of Milestone portrait sessions. Create your own plan by choosing the ages and stages to photograph in the first year.

Heirloom Products

Jennifer Najvar Photography offers a beautiful collection of heirloom products, including photographic prints, portfolio boxes, albums and wall art. The session fee does not include prints, products or digital images. Prints and products can be purchased separately after viewing your proofs. 

Special-offer Mini Sessions

Offered only on a limited basis on special occasions throughout the year, find out why our clients love mini sessions and how to make sure you'll be on the list when the next is announced.

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