Newborn Photography

Preserving the precious, fleeting moments in your little one’s early days.

Your newborn session is done in the first 2 weeks of your baby’s life, while your newborn is still super tiny and sleepy. Your session is custom designed & tailored with you in mind. A unique one of a kind session that is created to celebrate welcoming your child into your family, and to leave you with memories and art that you will cherish forever.


How it works is that a “spot” is held for you on your due date.  Once you let me know that baby has arrived, I juggle my schedule to get you in at the perfect time, usually when baby is about 5 to 8 days old.


The studio is quite small and very warm (like a Bikram Yoga session temperature).  I strongly suggest you dress in layers.  Sessions typically run 3 hours, as we take lots of breaks for baby to nurse and spend lots of time waiting for baby to fall back asleep.  Patience is key!

There is water, coffee or tea and a few light snacks available.  Mom is encouraged to sit back and relax, while I will take care of baby, with the exception of feeding time of course.


Many clients pre-book their sessions several months in advance, however there may be last minute spots available if Baby’s already arrived!


The Session Retainer Fees  –  Before the Session

When you pay your session fee retainer, it guarantees you the photographer’s time and creativity during the session, use of a variety of set-ups and props, custom editing and retouching of your images and a private, secure online gallery to view your images and place your product order.  Maternity Sessions can either be done in my commercial studio or on location (outdoors or in your home).

Newborn Session (approx 2-3 hours) $550

Includes 15-20 fully edited digital images, many in both colour and black & white (30-40 images total), delivered via digital download link, including full print release.

Maternity & Newborn Sessions $725 (save $150)

Includes your Maternity and Newborn Sessions, digital images from each session in both colour and black & white and 10% off your product order.

Watch-Me-Grow Membership $1650 (save $200)

Includes your Maternity Session, Newborn Session and 1st Year Sessions (4 Months, 8 Months & 12 Months), digital images from each session in both colour and black & white and 15% off your product order.

The Not-So-Fine Print:  In order to secure your session date, the above Retainer Fees are due within 5 business days of booking your session and are non-refundable.  Retainer Fees do not include printed or digital images, unless otherwise noted.  Prices do not include GST.  All pricing is non-negotiable.


Many of your images will be provided in both colour and black & white, at the photographer’s sole discretion.  Some images may not be suited for both options.

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All images and content are Copyright 2015 – Rachel Lee Photography, Licensed B.C. Maternity, Newborn & Baby Photographer

Proudly capturing your memories since 2011, serving Vancouver, including the Lower Mainland & Fraser Valley areas.


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