How Far in Advance to Book / When Sessions Take Place

While all sessions can differ a good rule of thumb, for how far in advance to book a session, is 3 months in advance. However, I never mind trying to squeeze in a last minute session if the schedule allows!

We’ll get more down to the nitty gritty below:


When: Newborn sessions occur within the first two weeks of birth. This allows us to capture those curly sleepy poses that are seen in our portfolio.

How far in advance: 3-4 months prior to your due date. 


When: These sessions take place when you are 29-34 weeks pregnant (27-29 for multiples). 

How far in advance: 2-3 months to guarantee a spot on the calendar. 


When: These sessions are ideal for babies 5 months to 1 year or who have not yet started to walk. They document the sweet bond between mom/dad and baby. 

How far in advance: 2-3 months to guarantee a spot on the calendar. 


When: Anytime you want to feel confident, beautiful and empowered! Looking to update your work profile shot? Let’s do it!

How far in advance: 2-3 months to guarantee a spot on the calendar. 

All sessions take place on weekdays, typically in the mornings! I do offer some weekend availability, with an additional fee. Hope this little breakdown helps!

Examples of maternity, family, boudoir and newborn sessions when sessions are booked far in advance.

Jessica Elbar Photography specializes in luxury newborn, maternity, child and motherhood photography in NYC. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions or interested in booking a session


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Jessica Elbar Photography
315 West 39th St, Suite 305, New York, NY 10018

Jessica Elbar is a New York City photographer specializing in newborn, maternity, child, and boudoir portraits. Our studio is located in Midtown, NYC.



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