BOUTIQUE Newborn and Maternity Photography

Fine art portrait photographer serving Arvada, Boulder and surrounding areas

Hello and welcome!

Full Service Denver & Boulder Portrait Photography:


I'm Shelley, a lifelong photographer (I've had a camera in my hand since age 8). I'm also a mom! I fully understand the adage "the days are long but the years are short" because I've lived it! No matter how chaotic life feels, you will never regret having professional portraits taken. You will cherish them forever!


As a boutique Boulder children's photographer, I believe in capturing your baby in their natural state with minimal posing. I also believe in helping you create your family legacy by creating beautiful artwork to adorn your home and with tangible photo/albums to hold in your hands for you to cherish and pass down to future generations.


Your personalized experienced starts with getting to know you through a phone call and setting up an in-home consultation, where we will envision wall art possibilities and plan your portrait session with these in mind. After taking photos in my home studio or in your home, we will gather for a gallery reveal and ordering appointment. A few weeks later, I will deliver your heirloom products for you and your family to enjoy for years to come.


Find out more detailed information about maternity, newborn and milestone sessions using the menu to the left.

Boutique Boulder portrait photography

FAQ

What is your home studio like?

In my Arvada home I have two rooms that I use as studio space for photo sessions. One space has a variety of backdrops and wood floors, and the other has a bed and chair for posing. I have bathroom space and a changing pad for your use to change diapers, outfits, etc. I also have a front room that I use for ordering appointments and to show products.

Do you travel?

Yes! I can come to your home for a portrait session. I will bring lighting equipment to capture intimate in-home portraits.

How does the booking process work?

Contact me using the provided form, and we will begin your portrait experience with a preliminary phone call. This gives me a chance to get to know you and what you are looking for. Next, we will meet in your home to plan your session and discuss ideas for displaying images in your home. I'll provide you with information on how to prepare for your session. About a week after we take your photos, we'll meet for a gallery reveal and ordering session. I will further edit/retouch your chosen images and will deliver products to you about two weeks later.

What should I/we wear?

It is best to avoid clothing with logos or text. Light, solid neutral colors (whites, greys, light blue, creams, light pink/salmon) are suggested for all. Sometimes it can work for mom or dad to have a subtle print. Flowy, empire-waist and maxi dresses are nice a new mom.

What is a boutique photographer?

A boutique photographer is a full-service professional who works with you personally every step of the way from meeting with you for a planning consultation as well as for a gallery reveal and ordering appointment, where you will choose your heirloom products. As a Denver/Boulder boutique photographer, I'm dedicated to serving you at the highest level and making sure you walk away with photographic art that you will cherish for years to come.

Heirloom Products


Following your studio portrait session, I am excited to show you all of the options for displaying and preserving your beautiful images.

Newborn wall art

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