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Sweet Pea Photography is now booking SPRING AND SUMMER 2017 SESSIONS!

Sessions are booked on a first-come, first-served basis, so after we decide on the date/time for your session, I’ll temporarily hold your spot for 48 hours to allow you time to complete your booking form and session fee payment. Your session date/time will be reserved AFTER your session fee is paid in full, either via check, credit card, or paypal.

Mini-Sessions are $295 and include 3 digital images. Mini-sessions are 20 minutes long and YOU can choose a date/time/location for a mini-session if the listed options don’t fit your schedule! Mini-sessions are available to new and current Sweet Pea Photography families (your immediate family ONLY).  If you would like to book a NEWBORN session (if your infant is under 6 months old), or include extended family members or groups, you will need to choose the Story Session option.

A Story Session is $1500 ($295 retainer due to book your session, balance due at your pre-session consultation).  Story sessions include all of the full-resolution digital images and an 8×8 custom storybook album. Story sessions are 1.5 – 2 hours long at a date, time, and location of your choice. These sessions are customized to capture the essence of your family – which means we will chat a lot before your session to determine the best date, time, location, and overall feel for your session.

I’m also continuing to offer One-on-One photography lessons! Gather your camera and your questions, and I’ll spend up to 3 hours teaching you the ins-and-outs of basic photography so you can take better pictures! Topics may include lighting, locations, composition, camera settings, white balance, shooting on manual, or whatever other photography-related questions you can think of. One-on-one lessons will not discuss any business-related topics, and are not open to professional or semi-professional photographers. The cost for a 3-hour One-on-One lesson is $300, and includes a helpful booklet for you to keep and refer to at home. Click here to request a One-on-One lesson.


This year, I’m listing one WEEKEND date each month, and I’m leaving WEEKDAYS open to your schedule — just let me know you want to book a mini-session, and together we’ll find a date and time that will work. Plus, during the week you get to pick the location!

Mini-sessions in URBANA (Meadowbrook @ Race St.)

Sunday, June 11 at 5pm –

Sunday, June 11 at 5:30pm –

Sunday, June 11 at 6pm –

Sunday, June 11 at 6:30pm –

Mini-sessions in CHAMPAIGN (Curtis Orchard)

Sunday, July 23 at 4:30pm –

Sunday, July 23 at 5pm –

Sunday, July 23 at 5:30pm – K. Plotner

Mini-sessions in MAHOMET (Lake of the Woods)

Sunday, August 20 at 5pm – J. Kellner

Sunday, August 20 at 5:30pm – D. Almaroad

Sunday, August 20 at 6pm – N. Parsons

Sunday, August 20 at 6:30pm – J. Aldridge

Just as a reminder, Story sessions with your newborn are best when your infant is 7-10 days old… so let me know your due date well in advance of your baby’s arrival and we’ll get you on the calendar!