Full portrait sessions include a 1 hour session as well as a USB drive and downloadable online gallery of the full resolution, edited images with a print release and recommendations on where to print for the best quality.
*Newborn sessions typically last longer.
A limited number of weddings are accepted each year. A minimum of 6 hours of wedding day coverage is required to book.
Destination weddings are accepted depending on travel availability.
A variety of mini sessions are offered throughout the year ranging from $250-$450 + sales tax. All minis are all inclusive and include a 15-20 minute session as well as a downloadable online gallery of the full resolution, edited images with a print release and recommendations on where to print for the best quality.
Tara Swain Photography offers a variety of Baby Plan packages. All packages are all inclusive and include a certain number of milestone sessions as well as a USB drive, downloadable online gallery of the full resolution, edited images and a print release with recommendations on where to print for the best quality. Some packges include prints and custom products as well.
Custom photography is an investment and I take pride in creating the highest quality experience and images for my clients. I also believe that you shouldn’t have to agonize over choosing just a few of your images to print. I want you to be able to have ALL of your images. I am an all-inclusive photographer; simply meaning, all wedding packages and portrait session rates include all of the final, digital images. I do provide my clients with information for where they may print their images for the best quality. I also offer a variety of products available for purchase a la carte, such as: professional prints, albums, coffee table books, canvas wraps, custom framing and custom announcements and invitations. Canvas wraps are actually my best selling product and I have plenty of samples in the studio as well as samples of all my other offered products as well.
TSP was established in January of 2008. Since then I have met and photographed thousands of families and hundreds of weddings. My business quickly grew from a part time business to an extremely busy, full time business within months. I began my business at a young age, hungry to learn and grow in my craft. I wanted to offer something unique and I wanted to build a brand. That is a value that still holds true today. I am constantly brain storming for new ideas and concepts to offer. In 2012 we built what is now, my custom, natural light photography studio. I am proud to be able to provide not only my one-of-a-kind studio space, but an outdoor "studio" as well. I believe in the importance of investing back into your business, and with this I am constantly searching for, acquiring or building unique items and props for my clients.
I do limit the number of weddings and portrait sessions that I accept each year. I love my business and I strive to offer the best for my clients. But I also love my family and I have to remember there is only 1 of me. So much time and work goes into each session and wedding, behind the scenes on my end and there are only so many hours in the day. Because of this, portrait sessions are scheduled on weekdays ONLY. A limited number of weekends are available for weddings and the rest are reserved for my family. I feel that this is important not only to keep my sanity-- but to continue to allow my clients the best experience I can offer.
To book with TSP- a non-refundable retainer and signed wedding or portrait agreement are due at the time of booking to reserve a date. My calendar normally fills up anywhere from 3-8 months in advance for portrait sessions. Spring and Fall months always book much quicker. If you're interested in booking a baby’s 1st year plan or a newborn session, it’s important that you contact me during your first trimester. Unfortunately, due to scheduling so far in advance, I don’t always have available dates for sessions if your unable to contact me until later in your pregnancy. This is not always the case!! BUT I do recommend contacting me very early on to insure availability.