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My name is Goldie, and I am a studio newborn photographer located in beautiful downtown St. Joseph serving the greater Kansas City area. I specialize in capturing lifes most cherished moments. I believe in creating organic and natural connections that create snap shot memories to stand the test of time. No one detail is more important than the other. This is you and your legacy, let’s remember what these years were like.
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Documenting the birth of your newborn in an artistic, story-telling style.
Capturing the big milestones for your babies and toddlers.
Inquire with me. Shoot me an email and I will get back with you within 48 hours. If its the weekend I'll get back with you first thing Monday. We'll get on the phone to get a complimentary consultation scheduled.
Your consultation. We'll get together at the studio and plan out your session! You'll get to see the studio, client closet, and examples of all products I offer. We'll plan out every detail of your session and go through my portfolio together. At the end we'll set a date for your session (or due date), sign your contract, and pay your session fee!
The session. The fun part! We meet at the studio I'lll have your coffee ready for you and we'll start with professional makeup. If its a newborn I will photograph baby while you get makeup done. During the session I'll guide you through every step. I also have seating that can be moved if you wish to sit close by while I pose your baby.
The reveal. In 3-5 days we'll come back to the studio to go through your proofing gallery of approximately 50-70 images. (everyone favorite part!) I'll then help you go through them and select which images you wish to purchase and how you want them printed. We'll also go through mock up of wall galleries and design sets specific to your home and for your display goals.
Get the goods! Your digital copies will arrive to you within 1-2 weeks of your ordering appointment and your products will be in within 4-6 weeks. All artwork comes with professional installation in your home!
Featured in our local St Joseph News Press
"Local photographer opens studio downtown"
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Why should you consider professional photos of your newborn? For me it’s an easy answer – but for my, unbiased, moms it can sometimes feel like another huge task to add to their to-do list. “Is it necessary?
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I first met Tara when she contacted me for family photos back in December of 2020. She came to me as a referral from a past client and we hit it off immediately.
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If I haven't convinced you yet and you're still on the search for a newborn photographer this blog covers everything you need to know about finding a newborn photographer.
My husband and I would highly recommend Goldie for any of your photography needs - especially maternity and newborn. I was hesitant to book with a professional photographer at first only because I was nervous of the cost - especially with getting ready to welcome our first baby into the world. Goldie was very understanding and never once pushed. She helped us come up with a plan that worked for us and our needs…
Seeing our photos in professional print is like seeing them in a whole new light and I now understand the incredible value of it. I promise you it's worth it… Go for it - you WON'T regret it.