Pricing

When you invest in professional portraits, you are investing in your family’s memories for years to come.  You are investing in Marisa’s vision, expertise, and experience as an artist. You are investing in your family’s authentic moments and real connections captured in a beautiful way.  You are investing in memories so beautiful they deserve a forever spot on your walls, in your albums, and in your hearts.

Marisa is a licensed and insured professional photographer with the Professional Photographers of America and the National Association of Professional Child Photographers. She puts her heart and soul into each session so at Marisa McDonald Photography you can expect a completely unique, customized session, designed just for you. Even after your session, every image is carefully chosen, retouched, and beautifully enhanced to ensure the best quality and your total satisfaction. Marisa spends an average of 10-15 hours per client, including time at your session, time perfecting your images, and time making sure your experience is magically memorable from start to finish. Marisa only works with professional labs to ensure that your products are the highest quality. She reviews and handles each product with utmost care to ensure perfect quality and color before delivery.

If you’ve taken a look at this page, you know Marisa prides herself on authentic photography. Authentic photography means 1) Marisa is authentic with her clients personally; 2) She loves capturing authentic moments and real connections; and 3) She provides authentic, straight-forward pricing. When you come to Marisa and invest in your family’s memories, She wants you to know what to expect before you ever book and to be thrilled with what you receive for every moment after that. This desire is reflected in every part of your portrait experience, even in your investment.

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Marisa McDonald Photography Portrait Sessions

*7.75% sales tax will be added to all sessions

*10% military discount available

*Travel rates: Palm Springs to Indio, Beaumont, Riverside $250

Orange County $100, Los Angeles County $250

The Exclusive Session ⎮$1500
Retainer ⎪$250 – this non-refundable retainer is a Creative fee required to reserve your session and covers the photographer’s time and talent and is credited towards the total cost of the session. The remainder of the session fee is due one week before the session.

The Exclusive Session is perfect for memorable family sessions, newborn sessions, lifestyle newborn sessions, engagement sessions, special events and homecomings, and senior sessions. It includes:

  • pre-consultation
  • consultation with my personal stylist and two family wardrobe style boards (with links) designed just for you
  • maternity gowns, newborn props, wraps, and outfits
  • 1-3 hour session with up to two locations and wardrobe changes *includes locations from Twentynine Palms, California to  Morongo Valley, California. Locations beyond are available for a travel fee.*
  • 40 digital images with print release
  • box of 4×6 prints and wood USB drive
  • 5 gift prints up to 8×10
  • Choose one:
    • (3) 8×10 canvas OR
    • (2) 16×20 canvas OR
    • (1) 20×30 canvas OR
    • (1) canvas connectible – (9) 3×3 canvas images connected into a square wall display OR
    • (1) professionally designed album
  • 20% off a la carte products

The Classic⎮$1100
Retainer ⎪$200 – this non-refundable retainer is a Creative fee required to reserve your session and covers the photographer’s time and talent and is credited towards the total cost of the session. The remainder of the session fee is due one week before the session.

The Classic session is perfect for family sessions with more than 4 people, full in studio newborn sessions with a variety of poses and props, childhood portraits, boudoir, special events and homecomings, and couples. It includes:

  • pre-consultation
  • consultation with my personal stylist and two family wardrobe style boards (with links) designed just for you
  • maternity gowns, newborn props, wraps, and outfits
  • 1 hour session *includes locations from Twentynine Palms, California to  Morongo Valley, California. Locations beyond are available for a travel fee.*
  • 30 digital images with print release
  • box of 4×6 prints and wood USB drive
  • 5 gift prints up to 8×10
  • 1 8×10 canvas

Sweet & Simple⎮$750
Retainer ⎪$200 – this non-refundable retainer is a Creative fee required to reserve your session and covers the photographer’s time and talent and is credited towards the total cost of the session. The remainder of the session fee is due one week before the session.

The Sweet & Simple Session is perfect for small families, mini newborn sessions with natural posing and simple setups, childhood portraits, maternity boudoir, seniors, cake smash sessions.

  • pre-consultation
  • consultation with my personal stylist and two family wardrobe style boards (with links) designed just for you
  • maternity gowns and simple neutral setups for newborns
  • 90 minute session *includes locations from Twentynine Palms, California to  Joshua Tree, California. Locations beyond are available for a travel fee.*
  • 20 digital images with print release
  • box of 4×6 prints and wood USB drive

Looking for a complete price list of a la carte products or ready to book your session? Just email me at marisa@marisamcdonaldphotography.com. You can also check out this blog post for a sneak peek of some of the amazing products Marisa offers!