Fresh 48 Session

Des Moines & Waukee Photograher

You knew since finding out that you were expecting that something special was about to happen.  Now that special day is here and your littlest bundle of love has arrived.  The short stay in the hospital can feel like spending time inside a bubble.  It's just your family unit tucked away from the outside world.  This is the perfect time to preserve this feeling and your child's newness before heading back home.

Des Moines & Waukee Photograher
Des Moines & Waukee Photograher
Des Moines & Waukee Photograher

Limited to Des Moines area hospitals



Due to the on-call nature there is limited availability

  • 15 hand-edited and fully enhanced high resolution images

  • digitally available in an online gallery with print release

  • all edited photos are chosen by the photographer

  • Sneak peek posted on Social media 48 to 72 hours after session

  • Online gallery delivered via email within 21 days after session date

***Fresh 48 Session

up to 30 minutes

15 to 20 Images in Online Gallery

Des Moines Area hospitals only

payment due at session; cash, check, Venmo accepted

***Weekday Sessions only***


New for 2020/2021!

"Simple Fresh Newborn"

Planned within the 2 week timeframe.  We would find the room with the best natural light together in your home and take the photos in there.  It's about a 20 to 30 minute session like it would be at a hospital for a Fresh 48; photos will include family, mom/baby,  dad/baby as well as some of the baby alone.  Short and sweet.  We can also plan to meet somewhere like a local greenhouse if available. 

20 images 

up to 30 minutes on location

payment due at session; cash, check, Venmo accepted

(Travel limited to 20 mins from Waukee area)

***Weekday Sessions only***


Cancellation Policy: Kindly give at least 24 hours for cancellation, if possible.

**Pricing subject to change at anytime; though your investment will remain the same at time of booking the session.

Session Request Form

I am so happy you are here!  I'd love to photograph your family this year! 

Weekday only availability

Please allow 1 to 2 business days

for response.

Please send me a message directly if time has passed with no response (Spam, etc).  Your message is important to me:

Thank You!

Des Moines & Waukee Photograher

***Copyright Notice

April & August Photography reserves the right to use all pictures in any form for business, advertising, contests, social media, blogging, re-printing and copyright.All images are copyright to April & August Photography. They are not to be copied, scanned, saved on hard drive or printed without permission.