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Melissa Donaldson offers the following  photography services see below for descriptions and pricing information. 

• Maternity (when booked with newborn)

• Welcome baby (hospital & birth sessions)

• Newborn babies

• Older babies

• Families


All sessions require a $350.00* purchase of digital images or prints. 

*except mini sessions and older baby sessions

I find 99 percent of my clients purchase the digital disc, which is $500.00.

However, if you are interested in professional quality prints or packages, please contact me for custom pricing guide.

All sessions require a $25.00 non-refundable, non-cancelable security deposit to book your session. 

This is applied towards your total session fee and may be paid via credit card.

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Maternity Photography Information 150.00

This is for photographers times only as well as a 1-2 hour on location or in studio session. Use of my props and my gorgeous maternity gowns. Unlimited wardrobe changes, Hair and make up is available for an additional charge and must be set up in advance. This session includes photographs of mom, as well as mom with dad or significant other and younger children or siblings.  For further information please contact me @ 480.389.7143 boudoir pregnancy sessions are available as well, please contact me in advance to discuss.

Maternity Mini session 325.00

This is a 30 to 45 minute session in studio as well as 10 digital high resolution images with print release. NO ADDITIONAL PURCHASE IS REQUIRED WITH THIS SESSION. With this session you get two wardrobe changes, use of my gowns and props. Hair and makeup is available when booked in advance and additional charges will apply. Additional digitals are available for purchase. This session does include photographs with dad as well as siblings or children.


Newborn Baby & Pictures Photography 175.00

Multiples ( twins, triplets, etc. ) 250.00

This is for photographers times only all prints, packages images, are sold separate. With newborn sessions you receive a 2-4 hour session, use of my all my props, my time, and also parent and sibling images with baby. A normal session we end up with approximately 30-60 images give or take for you to choose from. Hair and makeup is available for new mom's when booked in advance  and additional charges will apply. Again, all prints, packages, and digital images are sold separate, and I do require a 350.00 print, digital, or package minimum. 

Welcome baby (hospital, non birth sessions) 175.00

This is for photographers times only and travel expenses will occur. This session is not for birthing photographs, but photographs with baby and family while still in hospital.  Again, all prints, packages, and digital images are sold separate.

Older Babies ( 6 months sitters, as well as a year.) 350.00

  This is for a 30-45 minute session and this session includes 10 high resolution edited digital images with print release.This session includes my time only in my studio or on location.Also includes use of my props, I have a lot of 6 month sitter outfits, as well as a year, Unlimited wardrobe changes.These milestones are amazing and highly recommended to capture timeless milestones. For the year session you may coordinate with me should you wish to have a cake smash session. I will provide the decorations and background based around the theme and colors you are wanting to for your babies session. Parents provide the cake.


Families 150.00 family up to 5 

Large families up to 10 people 250.00 then 10$ per person thereafter

This is for photographers times only travel fee's may apply if outdoor family session is held outside of Chandler/Gilbert area.   This is for a family up to five people, each additional family member is and additional 10 dollars. This session includes my time only for an on location ( outdoor family photos) or studio session, an hour to an hour and a half session, and unlimited wardrobe changes. For mom or older children hair and makeup is available upon request (additional charge will apply for hair and make up, this is not included. ) Again, all prints, packages, and digital images are sold separate.

My family sessions fill up very quickly between the months of August through January, it is highly recommended you book in advance for your desired appointment.

Digital Images & Prints

Digital Image pricing: *$500.00 dollars,

includes all session images, full resolution, edited with print release, as well as a slideshow of your session.

Combine Digital Newborn and Maternity *900.00( a 100.00 savings)

Wall Portraits and canvas available to purchase when purchasing disc


Wall Portraits: Starting at $35.00 ea

Wall Portrait sizes are 11x14, 12x12, 16x20, 16x24, 15x30 (panoramic), 20x30, 24x36: 

Starting at 35.00


Canvas Wraps: Starting at $200

Canvas wrap Clusters: Starting at $710