Session Fees

Capturing childhood's magical moments and preserving life's precious memories to be cherished for a lifetime.

Your session fee is due at the time of scheduling your session. Sessions cannot be held without payment. The session fee covers the time and talent of the photographer and all that is required to run a successful studio. The session fee does NOT include prints digital files or other products.

Maternity and Newborn sessions have a choice of a traditional session with a session fee followed with the purchase of prints or digital files after OR you may purchase an All Inclusive Session which includes the session and digital files (See below)

GENERAL SESSIONS: Full Session $150 Up to 2 hours in studio or on local location.

Child Session $99 One child up to 30 minutes in studio or on location in Smithfield. Ask about fees for other locations. Additional children $25 each.

Family Session $150 Immediate family up to one hour in studio or on location in Smithfield. Ask about fees for other locations.

Extended Family Session $250 Up to two hours for extended family in studio or on location.

Newborn Session $150 2-3 Hour session in studio or outside studio. Includes parents and siblings of the new baby. $250 for in home or other locations.

Maternity Session $150 Up to 45 min in studio or outside studio. Includes both parents.

****NEW ALL INCLUSIVE SESSIONS:****The following is available if you would like to purchase a digital session and replaces the session fees listed above.

Inclusive sessions are available as follows: Maternity $600 | Newborn $995 | Maternity/Newborn $1350

Inclusive digital sessions include the following:

  • Session Fee included

  • Digital Download of 20 high resolution, artisticly edited images in both color and black and white (40 for Pregnancy/Newborn combo) with print rights (no size restrictions)

  • Print lab recommendations

Inclusive sessions must be booked in advance and require $200 deposit upon booking and remainder due at the session. You are locked into either a general session or an all-inclusive session when booking and sessions may not be changed between the two after booking.

Fresh 48 Hospital Newborn Session $500 Lifestyle session takes place within the first 48 hours of life at the hospital or place of birth and includes the newborn, parents and siblings. Includes all the digital files shot during this session (up to 50 images) on a cd/flashdrive or digital download and a blog post within 48 hours to share your baby's first photos with friends and family!

Birthday Cake Smash Session $250 In studio or on location in Smithfield. Ask about fees to other locations. Includes cake, decorations, backdrop and a 4x6 20 page brag book with any package purchase! High School Senior Session Pricing varies, please see our Senior Session page here: Senior Session Fees for more information!

Headshot Session $150 Headshot session in studio and one fully edited digital file in both color and B&W is included.

Modeling Portfolio Sessions, on site Headshot Sessions, Professional Environmental Sessions for actors, muscians and business people as well as quanitity pricing for headshots for business is available, please email for more information.

Product Pricing Collections begin at $375. Traditional print collections and premium digital collections which include fully edited digital files in full resolution (no size restrictions) and print rights are available. A $250 minimum print order is required for most sessions with the exception of mini sessions or other specialty sessions.

All ordering appointments are handled in our studio and are schedulded for approximately 2 weeks after your session. We will review all images with you and show you product options, discuss retouching and help you with your order. All orders are to be paid for at time of ordering. Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, Cash and Checks accepted for payment. Payment plans are available.

Due to the great interest in booking sessions with us, all session fees must be paid when the session is booked. Sessions are not held without a session fee.

Our props, maternity gowns, baby clothing, backdrops, hats and headbands and time are all available to you during your session.

Hair and makeup artists are available for booking prior to your session at additional charge. They must be scheduled in advance when you schedule your session. The studio can refer you to various artists or you can hire your own!

Nudity is a personal comfort level and is available in any session as requested in the most discreet nature.

Please contact us for additional pricing and session information. Product guide avaiable upon request.

We love our clients and we want you to be in love with your photographs! If for any reason you are not, we will do whatever it takes to do that! Fine portraiture is an investment and it should bring you a lifetime of happiness! We are confident that you'll love your photographs! If not we will reshoot your session!

Sessions are limited in order to offer the highest level of service to my clients. Appointments should be booked at least 3-4 weeks in advance. To be sure you will get your new baby into the studio for a newborn session, please book while you are still pregnant. It is highly suggested that you book during your second trimester especially during higher volume seasons.

Unordered sessions will be deleted from our system after 30 days. If you do not order from your session within 30 days we delete the whole session, no exceptions. Ordered images are kept archived for one year from the date of your session.

For your convience we do accept Visa, MasterCard and American Express. RI requires 7% sales tax on all sales. Payment plans are available!

Because of the nature of custom photography, all sales are final and nonrefundable.

Digital files come with a print release, however Linda Hawkins Photography retains the right to all images.

Gift certificates are available and make a great shower or baby gift or Mother's Day gift!

Please contact us for more information! Please be sure to add Linda@lindahawkinsphotography to your contacts to ensure our email will not go into your spam!