The Little Palm Maternity

My vision for this space is to welcome you into a beautiful and relaxing and environment
where you will feel completely nurtured.

Can you picture the Eagles Hotel California album cover? This was what the view looked like from my childhood bedroom in Southern California.

I would sit on my bed and look west through tall skinny palm trees toward the orange glow of spectacular sunsets. It was a feeling of calm, comfort, and summertime warmth.

The moment I walked into this studio I felt the exact same warmth. Bathed in natural light, calming and amazingly familiar, it was love at first sight. My son Zeke placed his hand on my shoulder and said, “Welcome home Mama.”

Experience

this is little palm studio

Then, your images will be revealed to you the following week, either in my studio or in the comfort of your home. This is when you will get to choose your artwork, from prints to wall art and heirloom albums.

Let's celebrate this moment

LET’S MAKE THE FEELINGS LINGER.

The Experience that lasts a Lifetime

I will guide you through every step.

Your session begins with refreshments and professional hair and makeup. You will then choose from the curated Little Palm wardrobe collection and a few of your own pieces as well

We will spend about an hour together, creating images that feel completely relaxed, artistic, creative, and stress-free. Your session can focus on just you or you can bring your spouse and other children as well.

Your pregnancy journey is such a special time.

The Little Palm Newborn

Let me help you mark this moment.

In 2002 when I gave birth to my son, newborn photography was the farthest thing from my mind. Like so many new moms, I was caught up in the moment to moment needs of my baby, not to mention that I was too exhausted to think about taking pictures.

We cozied up all winter and then one glorious morning at the beginning of spring I took him outside, placed him on a blanket and pulled out my camera. Something amazing happened in that moment. I saw his little fingers and toes in a new light. The folds of his arms. The way the sun was casting soft shadows on his sweet little face. These images still bring me to tears to this day.

I wished I had pulled out my camera sooner.

Experience

This is the beginning of your legacy.

your image delivery

The Newborn Session Experience 

When you arrive at Little Palm Studio you will be greeted with a warm hug, a hot cup of coffee or tea and a plate of delicious snacks.

You can relax in the lounge, or you can join me in the studio to watch as I capture your baby using natural light and soft wraps, focusing on their tiny details.

relax and unwind

Next, your spouse, partner and other children will be photographed in a sweet and simple style that allows you to cozy up together.

Let's celebrate these moments

Your images will be revealed to you the following week, either in my studio or in the comfort of your home. This is when you will get to choose your artwork, from prints to wall art and heirloom albums.

After the session, we will meet in person either in my studio or at your home for the reveal of portraits. At this time you will get to decide how to use your images relying on my services to create precious family heirlooms. 

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the Process

Bringing your story to life takes a few simple steps.

Reveal & Artwork Selection

We start with a call about the type of session you are interested in. 

I will guide you through all of the details, from style to wardrobe to hair & makeup, so that you will have a completely relaxed and nurturing photography experience.

step one

Planning

During the session, I pour my heart into ensuring you feel comfortable in front of my camera. I will encourage you to relax and enjoy your session with your family and let me work my magic.

step two

The Session

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session fee

your session fee includes:

A planning consultation to style your session and discuss how you will use your images 
 
A one-hour photography session in the Little Palm Studio

Includes professional hair and makeup (fee adjustment if you provide your own beauty services)

Full access to the Little Palm Client Wardrobe Collection

Gallery reveal in studio or in your home within one week

Product purchases range from $1650 to $3550 depending on product selection after each session

$550

From the moment we entered her studio, Suzanne made us feel completely taken care of. She lovingly captured our family with artistry and ease.

We love our images beyond words.

Claire & Michael