the details

the details

In the studio, I strive for the focus to be about your beautiful baby, not about the props or a busy set. Outside, I know having gorgeous scenery in the background of some of your photos is a bonus, but I promise you we can make magic together in a parking garage, too.

I genuinely believe some of the best images are created when focusing on the little, ordinary things in life like the way you hug your significant other or how you laugh together as a family. I want you to feel like you can show up to your session, simply be you, and know I'll take care of the rest. Not everyone feels comfortable in front of the camera when they first show up for their session, and that's okay!

After almost a decade in the industry, I've nailed down a flow that efficiently maximizes variety, gets those "grandparent worthy" photos, and also focuses on candid and creative captures, too. The goal is that you feel comfortable and have fun!

I also want to make the entire process of working together behind the scenes easy and uncomplicated, too. From signing a contract, to helping you decide what to wear, offering up specific locations that fit your vision, guiding you through poses and creating candid moments during your session, to downloading your images... I will walk you through every simple step of the way.


my approach to
photography is to keep it

simple.

session details


all-inclusive

Your session includes digital images with printing rights. No print order requirements here. Simple.


location guidance + travel

I'll help you decide where to have your session based on your preferences if you don't already have a particular spot in mind. One hour of round-trip travel from Bangor, Maine is included. Travel anywhere in Maine is included in all wedding packages.


studio options

The studio is fully stocked with wraps, backdrops, textures, props, and accessories for your session! If your little love is between 6-12 months, access to a studio wardrobe is also available.


preparation + communication

You'll receive personalized advice on: outfit coordination, how to ensure a sleepy baby for your Newborn Session, wedding timeline tips, color styling for studio sessions, and more! Access to a virtual styling tool is also included for extra what-to-wear help.


come as you are

Show up to your session with confidence knowing that all you have to do is be yourself, have fun, and laugh... 
I will handle the rest!


online gallery

Your high-resolution images will be presented to you within 30 days after your session date in an online password protected gallery. From there, will be able to download, print, and share your photos!


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In the studio, I strive for the focus to be about your beautiful baby, not about the props or a busy set. Outside, I know having gorgeous scenery in the background of some of your photos is a bonus, but I promise you we can make magic together in a parking garage, too.

I genuinely believe some of the best images are created when focusing on the little, ordinary things in life like the way you hug your significant other or how you laugh together as a family. I want you to feel like you can show up to your session, simply be you, and know I'll take care of the rest. Not everyone feels comfortable in front of the camera when they first show up for their session, and that's okay!

After almost a decade in the industry, I've nailed down a flow that efficiently maximizes variety, gets those "grandparent worthy" photos, and also focuses on candid and creative captures, too. The goal is that you feel comfortable and have fun!

I also want to make the entire process of working together behind the scenes easy and uncomplicated, too. From signing a contract, to helping you decide what to wear, offering up specific locations that fit your vision, guiding you through poses and creating candid moments during your session, to downloading your images... I will walk you through every simple step of the way.

my approach to photography is to keep it

simple.

It’s no secret that these sweet, tiny little beings make Newborn Sessions my favorite sessions to photograph. So new. So squishy. So perfect. I love to capture all the details. The ones that will change so quickly; the ones you’ll want to remember forever. I photograph newborns within the first 14 days after birth to ensure we do just that. Since your newborn will be sleeping when posed, these sessions last an average of 2-3 hours, leaving enough time for all the feedings and cuddles in between sleeps. I provide all of the wraps, blankets, props, and accessories we will need, and I love to use a mix of colors and neutral tones to create simple, timeless images. It is never too early to book your newborn session — in fact, it’s recommended that you contact me to book while you’re still pregnant, so I can put your due date on my calendar and block off ample time for your future session. Already had your baby? If your sweet new addition is still under two weeks old, I may still have last-minute availability, please contact me! P.S. there is no extra if you're having twins or multiples! 

newborns


what's included?

+   2-3 hours of session time at the studio
+   access to studio wraps, props, accessories
+   50+ high resolution digital images
+   online password protected gallery
+   print release


pricing

$600 plus tax
($150 retainer due at contract signing, the remaining balance is due the day of your session)

Family sessions take place outside about 1-2 hours before sunset. Before your session, we will discuss everything from location to suggestions on what to wear — all the details that will ultimately add up to make your vision come to life. My style is a mix of traditional looking-and-smiling photography and guided candid, lifestyle photography. I love to document the energy of your family, so capturing laughter, play, snuggling, and genuine emotion during my sessions is just as important to me as capturing the perfect family photo! I aim to get a variety of combinations (if applicable): family photos, photos of each kiddo, the kids together, a few snaps of just the parents, and whatever other combos you'd like. 

*NEW! Are you a returning client of mine?! I'm now offering a Petite Family Session option that takes place in Bangor, Maine if you've previously booked a full Family Session with me. It's perfect for those years you may only want a few updated photos. Reach out for more details if you're interested! (And thank you for your loyalty, I adore you all.) 

family


what's included?

+   60 minutes of session time
+   one hour of round-trip travel from 04401
+   access to a virtual styling tool + more tips
+   50+ high resolution digital images
+   online password protected gallery
+   print release


pricing

$550 plus tax
($150 retainer due at contract signing, the remaining balance is due the day of your session)

Getting the entire family together for a trip to Acadia National Park and want to document the cousins playing together on Sand Beach? Or maybe 17 of your family members are getting together to celebrate a special anniversary and want some photos for souvenirs of the special occasion? Whatever the reason, I love documenting your precious time as one big family! I only get to see my extended family one weekend a year (it's my favorite weekend!)... so these sessions have a special place in my heart, as I know how exciting it is to be together. Extended family sessions take place on-location about 1-2 hours before sunset. Before your session, we will discuss everything from location to suggestions on what to wear — all the details that will ultimately add up to make your vision come to life. I always aim to get some photos of the entire group, and then break down the couples/families/kiddos to get a variety of groupings, in whatever way you'd like. My style is both "look at me and smile" type photos, along with guided "lifestyle"/candid type poses. 

extended fam


what's included?

+   60-90 minutes of session time
+   one hour of round-trip travel from 04401
+   access to a virtual styling tool + more tips
+   50+ high resolution digital images
+   online password protected gallery
+   print release


pricing

$700 plus tax
($150 retainer due at contract signing, the remaining balance is due the day of your session)

Growing a human is no small task, so all your hard work and love for that baby bump should be documented! Maternity Sessions take place on-location about 1-2 hours before sunset. These sessions typically occur anywhere between 30-36 weeks, but most importantly when you feel comfortable! Spouses, partners, and/or siblings are all welcome and encouraged to join in on this special time. 

Also planning on booking a Newborn Session?! Petite Maternity Sessions are available only when booked with a Newborn Session or Baby Plan upfront! These abbreviated sessions include 30 minutes of session time right before sunset in Bangor, Maine + 20 digitally downloaded images of your choice with printing rights for $350 plus tax. 

maternity


what's included?

+   60 minutes of session time
+   one hour of round-trip travel from 04401
+   access to a virtual styling tool + more tips
+   50+ high resolution digital images
+   online password protected gallery
+   print release


pricing

$550 plus tax
($150 retainer due at contract signing, the remaining balance is due the day of your session)

More than any other year of life, your baby changes SO much in the first year! They learn to smile, sit, to roll over, crawl, stand, waddle... and they develop the sweetest personalities (not to mention those baby rolls!). All of these milestones can be perfectly captured in a simple Studio Baby session! I provide all of the wraps, blankets, props, accessories, and I now also offer a studio wardrobe of baby outfits for you to choose from if you so wish! These sessions are my favorite when kept simple, and can take place anytime between
3 months - 12 months (smilers: 3-5 months // sitters: 6-8 months // standers: 10-12 months)! Due to the brief nature of these studio sessions, the focus is just on baby. Photos with parents and/or siblings can be added on for a fee!

Want to celebrate baby's first birthday with a bang? For $150 more, add on a CAKE SMASH to your Studio Baby Session! Cake smash additions include a customized decorated set up in colors of your choice, a custom cake for your babe to smash from a local bakery, and additional digital images!

Looking to document baby's first year and get a discount + bonus while doing it? Contact me for Baby Plan details!

studio baby


what's included?

+   30 minutes of studio session time
+   up to 3 setups in colors of your choice
+   access to outfits, props, accessories
+   30+ high resolution digital images
+   online password protected gallery
+   print release


pricing

$350 plus tax
($150 retainer due at contract signing, the remaining balance is due the day of your session)

Whether you're newly engaged, celebrating your 10th wedding anniversary, or just dating, I'd LOVE to capture your love. Couples sessions take place on-location about 1-2 hours before sunset. Before your session, we will discuss everything from location to suggestions on what to wear — all the details that will ultimately add up to make your vision come to life. My style is a mix of traditional-looking-and-smiling photography and lifestyle photography. I aim to capture the way you and your partner laugh with each other, hold one another, and celebrate your relationship together. 

Planning on booking a wedding? Please check out my wedding packages as engagement sessions are included or discounted in some packages as an add-on when booked upfront with your wedding!

couples


what's included?

+   60 minutes of session time
+   one hour of round-trip travel from 04401
+   access to a virtual styling tool + more tips
+   50+ high resolution digital images
+   online password protected gallery
+   print release


pricing

$550 plus tax
($150 retainer due at contract signing, the remaining balance is due the day of your session)

There's just something about a wedding day that makes you feel like there's magic in the air! Maybe it's because I'm a hopeless romantic to my core, but there's nothing quite like witnessing two people promise forever together. Elopements and intimate weddings are my jam, but I'd of course be honored to document you throwing the biggest party of your life, too. Please contact me for full wedding packages and further details. Custom packages are always available.

Please note: DBP is currently only booking elopements and intimate outdoor weddings for 2021 + 2022. If you decide to elope and ditch the full wedding day plans, let me know, I'd looooove to be your professional third wheel!

weddings


what's included?

+   coverage hours
+   travel anywhere in Maine
+   1-2 photographers
+   high resolution digital images
+   online password protected gallery
+   print release
+   keepsake USB


pricing

elopement pricing begins at $1,500 (please contact me for packages!)

what to expect

all-inclusive

come as you are

location guidance + travel

preparation + communication

Your session includes digital images with printing rights. No print order requirements here. Simple.

I'll help you decide where to have your session based on your preferences if you don't already have a particular spot in mind. One hour of round-trip travel from Bangor, Maine is included.

You'll receive personalized advice on: outfit coordination, color styling for studio sessions, and more! Access to a virtual styling tool is also included for extra what-to-wear help.

studio options

The studio is fully stocked with wraps, backdrops, textures, props, and accessories for your session! If your little love is between 6-12 months, access to a studio wardrobe is also available.

online gallery

Your high-resolution images will be presented to you within 30 days after your session date in an online password protected gallery. From there, will be able to download, print, and share your photos!

Show up to your session with confidence knowing that all you have to do is be yourself, have fun, and laugh...
I will handle the rest!

the studio

It’s no secret that these sweet, little beings make Newborn Sessions my favorite sessions to photograph. So new. So squishy. So perfect. I love to capture all the details. The ones that will change so quickly; the ones you’ll want to remember forever. I photograph newborns within the first 14 days after birth to ensure we do just that. These sessions last an average of 2-3 hours, leaving enough time for all the feedings and cuddles in between sleeps. The studio is stocked with wraps, blankets, props, and accessories, and I love to use a mix of colors and neutral tones to create simple, timeless images. It is never too early to book your newborn session — in fact, it’s recommended that you contact me to book while you’re still pregnant, as I only take on a certain amount of these sessions per month. Already had your baby? I may still have last-minute availability, please contact me! P.S. there is no extra cost if you're having twins or multiples!

newborns

pricing

the studio

info

what's included?

$600 plus tax
($150 retainer due at contract signing, and the remaining balance is due the day of your session)

Investment

+   2-3 hours of session time at the studio
+   access to studio wraps, props, accessories
+   50+ high resolution digital images
+   online password protected gallery
+   print release

newborns

the studio

Growing a human is no small task, so all your hard work and love for that baby bump should be documented! Maternity Sessions take place on-location about 1-2 hours before sunset. These sessions typically occur anywhere between 30-36 weeks, but most importantly when you feel comfortable! Spouses, partners, and/or siblings are all welcome and encouraged to join in on this special time. 

Also planning on booking a Newborn Session?! Petite Maternity Sessions are available only when booked with a Newborn Session or Baby Plan upfront! These abbreviated sessions take place on week nights and include 30 minutes of session time right before sunset in Bangor, Maine, plus 20 digitally downloaded images of your choice with printing rights for $350 plus tax. 

pricing

maternity

the studio

what's included?

Investment

+   60 minutes of session time
+   one hour of round-trip travel from 04401
+   access to a virtual styling tool + more tips
+   50+ high resolution digital images
+   online password protected gallery
+   print release

info

maternity

$550 plus tax
($150 retainer due at contract signing, and the remaining balance is due the day of your session)

the studio

family

pricing

Family Sessions include immediate family members and take place outside about 1-2 hours before sunset. Before your session, we will discuss everything from location to suggestions on what to wear — all the details that will ultimately add up to make your vision come to life. My style is a mix of traditional looking-and-smiling photography and guided candid, lifestyle photography. I love to document the energy of your family, so capturing laughter, play, snuggling, and genuine emotion during my sessions is just as important to me as capturing the perfect family photo! I aim to get a variety of combinations (if applicable): family photos, photos of each kiddo, the kids together, a few snaps of just the parents, and whatever other combos you'd like. *NEW! Returning client of mine? Contact me for a new session option!

the studio

info

what's included?

$550 plus tax
($150 retainer due at contract signing, and the remaining balance is due the day of your session)

Investment

+   60 minutes of session time
+   one hour of round-trip travel from 04401
+   access to a virtual styling tool + more tips
+   50+ high resolution digital images
+   online password protected gallery
+   print release

family

the studio

pricing

extended family

Getting the entire family together for a trip to Bar Harbor? Or maybe your grandparents are celebrating a special anniversary and you'd like some memories captured of you all together? Whatever the reason, I love documenting your precious time as one big family! I only get to see my extended family one weekend a year (it's my favorite weekend!)... so these sessions have a special place in my heart, as I know how exciting it is to be together. Extended family sessions take place on-location about 1-2 hours before sunset. I always aim to get some photos of the entire group, and then break down the couples/families/kiddos to get a variety of groupings, in whatever way you'd like. My style is a mix of "look at me and smile" type photos, along with guided "lifestyle"/candid type poses. 

the studio

what's included?

Investment

+   60-90 minutes of session time
+   one hour of round-trip travel from 04401
+   access to a virtual styling tool + more tips
+   50+ high resolution digital images
+   online password protected gallery
+   print release

info

extended family

$700 plus tax
($150 retainer due at contract signing, and the remaining balance is due the day of your session)

the studio

More than any other year of life, your baby changes SO much in the first year! They learn to smile, sit, roll over, crawl, stand, waddle... and they develop the sweetest personalities (not to mention those baby rolls!). All of these milestones can be perfectly captured in a simple Studio Baby session! I provide all of the wraps, blankets, props, accessories, and I now also offer a limited studio wardrobe of baby outfits for you to choose from if you so wish! These sessions focus only on baby, but photos with parents and/or siblings can be added on for a fee.

Want to celebrate baby's first birthday with a bang? For $150 more, add on a CAKE SMASH to your Studio Baby Session! Cake smash additions include a customized decorated set up in colors of your choice, a custom cake for your babe to smash from a local bakery, and additional digital images!

Studio Baby

pricing

the studio

info

what's included?

$350 plus tax
($150 retainer due at contract signing, and the remaining balance is due the day of your session)

Investment

+   30 minutes of studio session time
+   up to 3 setups in colors of your choice
+   access outfits, props, accessories
+   30+ high resolution digital images
+   online password protected gallery
+   print release

Studio Baby



Looking to
document baby's first year and get a discount + bonus while doing it? Contact me for Baby Plan details!

frequently asked
questions

frequently asked questions

For newborn sessions, it's common for clients to book me as early as 6 months before their estimated delivery date! Since these sessions take place so soon after baby is born, and birthdays are unpredictable, I only take on a certain amount of newborn sessions per month. For outdoor sessions and other studio sessions, I typically book out one month in advance during the summer/fall months, but always recommend booking as soon as possible! Outdoor session season is generally from May-November, and I am regularly reserving session dates in my calendar in February for the upcoming season. PLEASE reach out even if your desired session date is approaching soon, you just had your baby, or you're planning a last minute trip, as I may still have availability, and I would love to work with you if at all possible! Session dates are available Mondays-Saturdays.

For newborn sessions, it's common for clients to book me as early as 6 months before their estimated delivery date! Since these sessions take place so soon after baby is born, and birthdays are unpredictable, I only take on a certain amount of newborn sessions per month. For outdoor sessions and other studio sessions, I typically book out one month in advance during the summer/fall months, but always recommend booking as soon as possible! Outdoor session season is generally from May-November, and I am regularly reserving session dates in my calendar in February for the upcoming season. PLEASE reach out even if your desired session date is approaching soon, you just had your baby, or you're planning a last minute trip, as I may still have availability, and I would love to work with you if at all possible! Session dates are available Mondays-Saturdays.

I am located in the Bangor, Maine area and YES, I love to travel! Sessions include 1 hour of round-trip travel from 04401, but I regularly travel farther than that, so contact me for a quote. I am on Mount Desert Island visiting Bar Harbor or Acadia National Park weekly for sessions in the summer months, and have a flat rate fee for the island, regardless of how far around the island or into the park we go!

Yes! A huge part of my job is to eliminate as much photo planning stress as possible! Once booked, I will help you decide where to do the photos, what to wear, and prepare you on what to expect. I photograph sessions at several different types of locations regularly, and we will figure out what type of setting will suit your vision the best together. I also offer a virtual styling tool to help you pick outfits! How it works: I'll send you a link to fill out a questionnaire, and then you'll be presented with different outfits or clothing items that coordinate. From there, you can pick your favorite options for each person participating in the photos, and the wardrobe pieces you pick will be linked to different shops online (think Old Navy, H&M, Target, etc.) so you can literally style your session from your couch. How cool is that?!

Yes! I am fully insured. Equipment as well as liability. I also take back up equipment with me to every wedding and session I shoot juuuuust in case. 

Because that's when the best light is for my particular style of photography! Shooting at any other time of day (with the exception of sunrise... and let's be real, I am the opposite of a morning person so you wouldn't want to hang out with me then!) could result in bright sun in your eyes, harsh shadows, and not to mention, the mid-day heat in the summer is brutal! Many of my clients have young children whose bedtimes fall right around sunset or even earlier in the summer months, and I realize this is a challenge. I recommend either adjusting nap times the day before and day of your session to accommodate the later night for your kiddo(s), OR booking your session in the fall when sunset times are earlier. Trust me, the glowy sunset light is worth it!

Unfortunately, I am one of those unlucky people who is VERY allergic to animals. Yes, almost all of them. So I do not allow any furbabies in my studio... not only for the sake of my breathing, but for the sake of any other client who may be sensitive to animal dander! If your session is outside, you are more than welcome to bring your pup to your session for a few photos together at the end! Just don't take it personally when I won't be able to pet them. If you're simply looking for pet photography, I'm not your girl, but I know of some great local pet photographers and would be happy to send you their way!

Normally, yes! However, with the ongoing pandemic, I am not doing any in-hospital sessions at this time. I look forward to the day I can offer Hello Baby Sessions again FOR SURE! 

I never put a cap on the amount of photos I deliver, but I guarantee at least 50 images for full hour outdoor sessions and Newborn Sessions. For wedding coverage, you can expect at least a photo per minute!

© Danielle Brady Photography

Bangor, maine photographer specializing in newborn and Family Photography // available + eager for worldwide travel

© Danielle Brady Photography

BANGOR, maine photographer
specializing in newborn
and family photography
available for worldwide travel