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NEWBORNS

HEIRLOOM  PACKAGE

2 - 2.5 hour session  /  3-4 sets including optional family & sibling photos
25 high resolution digital images & print release  /   professional editing

$500




LUXE  PACKAGE

1.5 hour session  /  newborn only  /  1-2 beanbag Sets & 1 prop set
15 high resolution digital images & print release  /   professional editing

$400

   



KEEPSAKE  PACKAGE

30 minute session  /  WRAPPED beanbag shots only   /   newborn only - no family
5 high resolution digital images & print release  /   professional editing  /  In-studio only

$250






P R I N T S   +   K E E P S A K E S


    ALBUMS & BOXES:        
   ANNOUNCEMENTS:     
   STANDARD PRINTS:      

        CANVAS PRINTS:
 image box: $50+ 
5x5 album: $250+
8x8 album: $300+
10x10 album: $400+
12x12 album: $550+
 
25 - $50
50 - $90
75 - $135
100 - $165
101+ - $1.25 /ea
 
wallets (8) - $15
4x6 - $10
5x7 - $15
8x10 - $25
11x14 - $50
16x20 - $80
 
16x16 - $175
16x20 - $200
20x24 - $250
24x24 - $275
20x30 - $300


Additional Info:

  • ***We take newborn sessions M-F starting between 7:30-9:30 am only. Weekend sessions are subject to a $100 service charge.
  • Photos are taken in our in home studio in Oakdale or at a location of your choice at no additional charge within 15 miles of 55128 - $.55 per mile charge past 15 miles. Note that newborn session requests for outside of studio (in your home) will be  natural light lifestyle photos only.
  • Please inquire directly for pricing and availability for FRESH 48 sessions.
  • Session time quoted includes time needed to feed, calm, and put baby to sleep when applicable. For safetly reasons, we only shoot awake babies wrapped.
  • A non-refundable retainer fee of $50 is due at time of booking to secure your session date, and is applied towards your session balance.
  • Prices subject to change without notice. Pricing will be honored at time of booking, booking today locks in current rate.
  • Please be sure to read the FAQs section of our website prior to booking.
  • Payments may be made by cash, venmo, bank transfer, or friends & family paypal. We do not accept credit cards.
  • Pricing is non-negotiable, however, if our packages don’t meet your needs, please inquire directly and we’ll customize a package for you!


MILESTONES

HEIRLOOM  PACKAGE

1.5 - 2 hour session  /  3 - 4 sets including optional family & sibling photos & cake smash photos
25 high resolution digital images & print release  /   professional editing

$500




LUXE  PACKAGE

1 hour session  /  2 - 3 sets including optional cake smash photos  /  child only - no family
15 high resolution digital images & print release  /   professional editing

$400

   



MINI  PACKAGE

20 minute session  /  1 set   /   child only - no family
5 high resolution digital images & print release  /   professional editing

$200




These sessions are all about capturing the sweet milestones that happen in the first year of your baby's life, as well as each year after! Grabbing their toes, giggling, putting anything & everything in their mouths, tummy time, sitting up, crawling, walking, 1st birthdays, 2nd birthdays, 3rd birthdays...



P R I N T S   +   K E E P S A K E S


    ALBUMS & BOXES:        
   ANNOUNCEMENTS:     
   STANDARD PRINTS:      

        CANVAS PRINTS:
 image box: $50+ 
5x5 album: $250+
8x8 album: $300+
10x10 album: $400+
12x12 album: $550+
 
25 - $50
50 - $90
75 - $135
100 - $165
101+ - $1.25 /ea
 
wallets (8) - $15
4x6 - $10
5x7 - $15
8x10 - $25
11x14 - $50
16x20 - $80
 
16x16 - $175
16x20 - $200
20x24 - $250
24x24 - $275
20x30 - $300

*** 1st birthday session (of equal value) is FREE with the purchase of newborn, 3, 6 & 9 month sessions.



Additional Info:

  • ***Session Pricing is for Monday-Friday only. Due to high demand, weekend sessions are subject to a $100 service charge and availability.
  • Client is responsible for supplying cake for cake smash photos.
  • Photos are taken in our in home studio in Oakdale or at a location of your choice at no additional charge within 15 miles of 55128 - $.55 per mile charge past 15 miles. 
  • Prices subject to change without notice. Pricing will be honored at time of booking, booking today locks in current rate.
  • Please be sure to read the FAQs section of our website prior to booking.
  • Payments may be made by cash, venmo, bank transfer, or friends & family paypal. We do not accept credit cards.
  • Pricing is non-negotiable, however, if our packages don't meet your needs, please inquire directly and we'll customize a package for you!


PORTRAITS

HEIRLOOM  PACKAGE

2.5 - 3 hour session  /  unlimited outfits  /  unlimited location changes
25 high resolution digital images & print release  /   professional editing

$500




LUXE  PACKAGE

1 hour session  /  optional 2 - 3 outfits  /  1 location
15 high resolution digital images & print release  /   professional editing

$400

   



MINI  PACKAGE

20 minute session  /  1 outfit   /   1 confined location
5 high resolution digital images & print release  /   professional editing

$250




General portrait session pricing covers most other types of sessions including but not limited to: Individual, Couple & Family Sessions, Maternity, Senior, Engagement, Pets. Please add a $100 surcharge to Headshot Sessions due to copyright release. Please email us for a quote on commercial or large gathering pricing!



P R I N T S   +   K E E P S A K E S


    ALBUMS & BOXES:        
   ANNOUNCEMENTS:     
   STANDARD PRINTS:      

        CANVAS PRINTS:
 image box: $50+ 
5x5 album: $250+
8x8 album: $300+
10x10 album: $400+
12x12 album: $550+
 
25 - $50
50 - $90
75 - $135
100 - $165
101+ - $1.25 /ea
 
wallets (8) - $15
4x6 - $10
5x7 - $15
8x10 - $25
11x14 - $50
16x20 - $80
 
16x16 - $175
16x20 - $200
20x24 - $250
24x24 - $275
20x30 - $300



Additional Info:

  • *** Session Pricing is for Monday-Friday only. Due to high demand, weekend sessions are subject to a $100 service charge and availability.
  • Portrait sessions cover up to one immediate family or 6 people (whichever is greater). $50 service charge per each additional family unit or 4 people (which ever is greater).
  • Commercial portraits and custom work are subject to an additional charge. Please inquire for more details. These include headshots, enhanced boudoir/body sculpting, and any photos where a copyright notation would not accompany printed and uploaded images such as real estate, portfolio, and product images.
  • Photos are taken in our in home studio in Oakdale or at a location of your choice at no additional charge within 15 miles of 55128 - $.55 per mile charge past 15 miles.
  • Prices subject to change without notice. Pricing will be honored at time of booking, booking today locks in current rate.
  • Please be sure to read the FAQs section of our website prior to booking.
  • Payments may be made by cash, venmo, bank transfer, or friends & family paypal. We do not accept credit cards.
  • Pricing is non-negotiable, however, if our packages don’t meet your needs, please inquire directly and we’ll customize a package for you!


WEDDINGS




THE AVERAGE COUPLE SPENDS




$3500





Please contact us for complete

pricing details





We offer packages that are perfect for budget conscience couples to the wedding photo enthusiasts; including a la carte pricing. We primarily only book up to 12 months in advance and welcome last minute requests. We also offer discounts for off-day (Monday - Thursday) and off-season (November - March) weddings.


~Dear Newly Engaged Couple~

I would like to congratulate you on your engagement and sincerely thank you for considering Kristen Herber Photography for capturing your wedding memories. I love my job and feel so blessed to be able to tell a couple’s wedding story in photographs just the way that they remembered. Since your wedding day will be one of the most exciting and cherished occasions in your lives together, it is important that the memories be captured by someone who is knowledgeable and experienced. As a professional wedding photographer, I look forward to making your day even more enjoyable. Schedule a consultation with me soon. I would love to meet with you in person or by phone about your special day. Dates fill up quickly so contact me soon!
 

We offer a variety of packages to choose from, as well as provide a la carte options. Please fill out the form below and send us a detailed description of the services you are looking for. We can and are very willing to accommodate most special requests. And yes! We do travel!

We look forward to hearing from you!!!


1:1 Mentoring & Training



Interested in Learning?


Are you looking to make photography a more serious hobby? Or are you a photographer who is new to weddings, newborns or portrait photography, or maybe wanting to get into studio lighting or advanced photoshop and interested in learning more about it?


We offer one on one mentoring!


Mentoring for amateurs & Photographers


Iâve been in the photography business for over 18 years now and a photography instructor for nearly 10 years.  In that time, Iâve learned so much about myself, about my business, and about photography.  Iâve had some of the most amazing mentors along the way.  I take something from each mentorship and apply them in my own way to my studio.  Iâm better for having those relationships, and I truly appreciate what they have given to our industry.




My Photography Experience

  • Wedding & Event Photography
  • Newborn Studio & In Home
  • Children & Family Portraits
  • Boudoir & Fine Art Portraits
  • Senior Portraits
  • Pet Portraits
  • Head Shots
  • Real Estate
  • Travel Photography
  • Macro Photography
  • Sports Photography
  • Product Photography
  • Extensive experience working with all camera brands!
  • Newborn Composite Images

Specific aspects we can cover for beginners

  • Basics of how to use your camera
  • How to use manual settings: Aperture, Shutter Speed, ISO, White Balance, Exposure Compensation, Histogram...
  • Lenses choices, on & off camera flash, & accessories
  • How to photograph in specific situations: Kids sports, Macro, Birds, Fireworks...
  • Composition & rule of thirds
  • Photoshop or Lightroom for beginners

Specific aspects we can cover for professionals

  • Newborn Posing, Wrapping, & Workflow
  • Wedding Photography Posing, Tips, & Workflow
  • Portrait Posing (couples, seniors, families, etc)
  • Studio Lighting
  • Portable Off-Camera Flash & Reflectors (for portraits, weddings, events and more)
  • Available (ambient, natural) light techniques
  • How to âread the lightâ for any situation
  • How to use a light meter, color balancing disc, flash gels
  • How to choose the right location for a portrait
  • Lens choices for any situation
  • Equipment, anything technical related to your camera or equipment to carry
  • And more!

Specific aspects of business we can cover

  • Pricing: How to value your business
  • Marketing: from digital marketing, social media, to networking and good old fashioned handshaking
  • SEO Best Practices
  • Your Website: site design review, SEO checkup, and blogging
  • Note! Full-time I work as an industry leading SEO and paid digital advertising specialist. I also offer extensive SEO Analysis' for businesses. Inquire for details and pricing.

Photoshop,  Lightroom  and Digital Editing

  • Photoshop: Color and exposure adjustments, skin touch-up, sharpening, newborn compositing, HDR, head swapping, turning portraits into paintings, layers & masking, selective coloring, recommended actions to purchase, making a logo brush & more
  • Lightroom: Raw conversion, Color and exposure adjustments, presets, exporting for social media, HDR, bulk editing,
  • Creating Newborn Composite Editing
  • Creating Moonlit Silhouettes
  • Turning Portraits into Paintings
  • Head & Eye Swapping
  • Working with marketing templates




Pricing


1:1 Mentoring Sessions for Beginners

In Person: At our in-home studio or on location

  • $100 per-hour with 2 hour minimum

Phone/Skype Mentoring

  • $75 per-hour with 2 hour minimum

*** Student may own any type of digital camera. We will inform you prior to scheduling if your camera is capable of capturing whatever skill you are looking to learn.


1:1 Mentoring Sessions for Professionals

In Person: At our in-home studio or on location

  • $250 per-hour with 2 hour minimum
  • $1500 for full 8 hour day including model

Phone/Skype Mentoring

  • $150 per-hour with 2 hour minimum

*** Student must own a digital SLR or mirrorless camera for professional mentoring classes and have a basic understanding of shooting in manual mode. If not, please start with our beginner class.


Mentor sessions are one-on-one. Ask about our discount for 2+ people. If you would like me to come to your location and mentor you, Iâm happy to do so.  Ask me for details and a custom quote based on your location and what youâd like to accomplish.


How to Schedule:

If you would like to schedule a mentoring session, please send an email to kristen@herber.com or click below and fill out our contact us page and include extensive details on what you'd like to learn; as well as the equipment you currently own.





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