Frequently Asked Questions

+ Where is the photo session held? 

Studio sessions are held at Aida’s studio. Outdoor sessions can be held in different locations in San Francisco or Emeryville Marina, Doyle park, or around the studio area which provides a fresh and urban backdrop for the photos. On location session can be done at the comfort of your home, at the hospital for fresh 48 sessions or a favorite location of your choosing. 

+ How do I schedule a photography session?

Please contact us at to schedule a session. We can talk the talk on the phone or start the scheduling process over email if it’s more convenient for you.

+ How much is the photography session fee?

The session fee is $250 and it includes a one hour photo shoot, the photographer's time to plan, photograph, and custom retouch your portraits. Digital images and prints must be purchased separately.

+ How much is the photography session fee?

The amount your choose to spend is entirely up to you, and you only purchase what you love. Fine art prints start at $250. Request our 2018 pricing guide to find out more about our fine art products.

+ What happens after I scheduled the session online?

We’ll send you a prep guide and directions to our studio so you can have it all on your cell phone. In addition, you'll also get a nifty email reminder with your session time and date a couple of days before the session.

+ What happens at the photo studio?

We'll greet you at the door, get to know you and your children and make beautiful images together! We'll keep the session short and sweet and at your children's pace. Most sessions are done in 60 minutes.

+ Do you photograph the parents?

Yes. Although the children are the stars of the session, we do invite the parents to join in for family portraits.

+ What happens after the photo session?

Two weeks after your session, we’ll meet in person to select your favorite images and place your order. Please allow four to six weeks for delivery.


+ Which FINE ART products do you offer?


  • Luxury presentation folio boxes with a rich linen finish and silky ribbon tie closure.

  • These photos come ready for you to gift, frame or just keep them in your folio box for posterity.


  • 100% Handmade by skilled artisans, eco and animal-friendly, giclée printing and archival inks.


  • Classic archival quality wall frames and canvas to match any style decoration.

+ Do you guarantee the quality of add-on products and prints?

Yes! We guarantee the quality of any products or prints ordered through our studio. 


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