Est. 2012 Tickled Blue Fresh. Creative. Fun


A Big Announcement-{charleston sc natural newborn photographer}

A studio space.

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It’s something that always seemed farfetched for me and quite honestly I never really thought I needed. Once I began doing newborns using a beanbag, I quickly realized it sure would be nice to have consistent light, no obstacles or unfamiliar spaces, & less travel with a car full of wraps/heater/beanbag/etc.

A cozy little space is all I really needed so I began looking.and looking.and looking. Nothing seemed right. Windows too small, way out of budget, too far from home etc etc, until one gloomy Friday when I looked at the space that will be the new tickled blue home. I knew as soon as I stepped inside that it might be the space for me. Work, oh it needed a little tlc(thank you hubby), but what it is now is a place to call mine. A quaint little space on the 2nd floor in a lovely area called Avondale. Yes, Avondale, the most adorable stretch of shops and restaurants in West Ashley! I never would’ve thought it possible, but here it is. It’s small, yes, quaint, I like to say, but such a perfect little space for my business at the stage I’m in right now. I’m so proud and ‘tickled’ to call it mine.

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So what exactly will happen here? Mostly newborn sessions. All of my fresh and simple newborn sessions will now be done here rather than at your homes for a reduced rate than it was. I will still come to clients for lifestyle newborns, but will no longer do that for the simple sessions.

I’ll also use this space to photograph baby bumps in a simple little way. Still offering outdoor maternity, but for those only wanting a few of the bump, I’ll offer studio maternity at a reduced rate. The space is very close to the greenway, so adding on a bit of outdoor is always an option too!

In addition to the bump, I’ll use this space to photograph baby milestones!! Again, I’ll still do the outdoor milestones on location, but this space will be just perfect for the earlier milestones (like 3-6 months especially) but really for any indoor milestone you want captured.

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 I’ll be doing a round of studio minis soon so check back for more on that!


Here’s an update on my pricing as well. These rates may change after a few months, but this is what I’m offering right now:

Sessions Offered:

Please note maternity fees below are applicable when newborn is also booked

Studio Maternity (just mom): $125-Just a few very simple images at my studio. Add a few outdoor right by the studio for $25 more. Includes minimum of 5 digital images printable up to 8×10.

Outdoor on location Maternity: $185 (fee for just mom or mom + dad). Add $35 per child. 30 minutes at an outdoor location or at your home. includes minimum of 10 digital files printable up to 8×10.

Fresh 48 Hospital Session: $225 when booked with any newborn session OR $300 when booked alone. One hour in your hospital room. includes min. of 20 digital files printable up to 8×10. Web sized digital birth announcement slideshow within 48 hours of session to share with family and friends.(available for purchase at higher resolution)

Studio Newborn (Fresh & Simple) Session: $295. Simple, classic & natural poses using a beanbag, natural light, and a single wrap or two. Up to one hour in my studio. Includes photos of all those baby details. No parent or sibling shots in base fee. Includes min. of 15 photos of your new bundle. Add parent and/or sibling shots for $55 more

Studio Milestones: $150. 20 minute sessions designed to capture your baby at important milestones. I like to do these based on milestones of your own baby rather than going by months. For example push up(~4 months), sit up(~7-8 months), stand up(12 months).  

Outdoor on location milestones are $215. Beach location is $225.

            In YOUR Home sessions:

Full Fresh at Home Session(lifestyle newborn): $475. (Includes all photos in digital form printable up to 8×10). Up to 2 hours in your home. I photograph baby on the bed, your beautiful nursery, mom/dad shots, siblings, etc. Includes a gallery with a minimum of 30 photos. Upgrade to print as large as you wish for $50 more. $200 due to reserve your due date. *Please note I do not bring my beanbag or any wraps for this session.




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