Lifestyle Photography Sessions in Austin, Texas

We all have a story waiting to be told. A story of who we are, what we do, where we live and how we love. Let me be the one to preserve your story through beautiful photographs that bring a smile to your face and the faces of the ones you love. When you book with me, you can bet on an adventurous session that provides us with the perfect opportunity to capture humor, love and kindness.

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Available Sessions

THIRTY
$675 mon-thur/ $750 fri-sun
– 30 minute session
– Professional image editing
– Includes 10 high resolution images with print rights
– Option to purchase all edited high resolution images [+ $125]

FORTY-FIVE
$775 mon-thur/ $850 fri-sun
– 45 minute session
– Professional image editing
– Includes 15 high resolution images with print rights
– Option to purchase all edited high resolution images [+ $150]

SIXTY [COMMERCIAL SESSIONS ONLY]
$925 mon-thur/ $1,000 fri-sun
– 60 minute session
– Professional image editing
– Includes 25 high resolution images with commercial use and print rights
– Option to purchase all edited high resolution images [+ $175]

HEADSHOTS
$425 mon-fri only
– 15 minute session
– Professional image editing
– Includes 5 high resolution images with print rights
– Option to purchase all edited high resolution images [+ $100]

MINI SESSIONS
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Available Dates

DECEMBER
Tuesday, December 6 – Bull Creek Minis
Monday, December 12 – Treaty Oak Minis
Thursday, December 15 – 4pm @ Mercer Street [30 or 45 minute session]

JANUARY
Thursday, January 5
Sunday, January 8
Thursday, January 12
Tuesday, January 17
Thursday, January 19
Thursday, January 26

FEBRUARY
Wednesday, February 1 – Valentine Minis
Thursday, February 2
Sunday, February 5 – Valentine Minis
Wednesday, February 8
Thursday, February 9
Thursday, February 16
Thursday, February 23

MARCH
Thursday, March 2
Sunday, March 5
Monday, March 6
Thursday, March 9
Thursday, March 23

APRIL
Tuesday, April 4
Thursday, April 6
Thursday, April 13
Sunday, April 16 – Bluebonnet Minis
Thursday, April 20
Sunday, April 23 – Spring Minis
Thursday, April 27

MAY
Thursday, May 4
Wednesday, May 10
Thursday, May 11
Sunday, May 14
Thursday, May 18

Email to book! hello@melanieapplegate.com

Images are turned around in less than two weeks. The option to purchase all is available at an additional cost. Every client’s gallery comes with a personal shop where you can easily order prints and other products. 

Favorite locations to shoot: South Congress, Star Hill Ranch, Laguna Gloria, The Lumen Room, Bull Creek, Treaty Oak.

Let’s get you booked! hello@melanieapplegate.com

A 50% retainer is due within 24 hours to book. The balance is due the day before your session. The first client to book each day selects the location. At-home newborn lifestyle sessions generally take place on Wednesdays around 9:00am. Travel fees will apply to any location more than 45 minutes away from my office in SW Austin. Price does not include tax. Turnaround time is generally one week.

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Experienced Austin Documentary Lifestyle Photographer: Family, Newborn, Motherhood, Maternity, Couples, Wedding, Milestone, Cake Smash, Business Professional Headshots, Product Photography, Brand Building, Events, Influencers and more. Serving the following areas: Westlake, West Lake Hills, Bee Cave, Lakeway, Dripping Springs, Wimberley, Kyle, Buda, Manor, South Austin, North Austin, Round Rock, Pflugerville, Cedar Park, Leander, San Antonio, Houston, Dallas, Fort Worth, Central Texas, South Texas, North Texas and beyond.

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