Session Information - Niada Cradle Photography

Wedding and Portrait Photographer

Session Information

1.  Complete the contact form.  We review your form and  reach out to you to have an initial discussion about your photography needs in person or over the phone.

A key step to this process is to make sure that we hear what you're looking for as an end result and that we are a good fit. 

2. We choose a date and location that fit your needs. At this time the non-refundable deposit is submitted to hold the date for your portraits. 

3. In the days leading up to your shoot, you will receive a Welcome/Preparation Email. This email will outline what you should expect, and how to best prepare for your upcoming shoot (wardrobe, hair, makeup, etc).  Also, you should feel free to email or call me if you have any questions at all.  My goal is to make you as comfortable as possible with your upcoming shoot.

4. On the day of your shoot, let's Vogue and make amazing photos together!  We coach you through poses and give you pointers in order to make your shoot as enjoyable as possible.

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Our  In-person reveal appointment allows you  to select  the images you love. 


It's finally here! Senior year is, one of the most memorable years in your life. Let’s celebrate  with an unforgettable session tailored just for you right here in Clayton, North Carolina. 

Feeling adventurous? We love to travel so consider our local Wilmington , Washington or Wrightsville Beach for a full day event*. Expect a senior photo session that is natural and fun for your personality.  Get ready, because we’ll laugh …A Lot.

I may even cry with your parents but mainly your session will focus solely on you to showcase all the different sides of who you are at this moment in your life. We’ll work closely with you to capture a variety of natural poses,  perfectly posed, and candid moments.

Before May expect your images to be complete within 2 weeks.  After May, expect 2-6 weeks based on customized items.  Senior Collections images and specialty products start at $350 to include unique luxury announcements, banners and more.   Inquire about a senior session today. 

Wedding Photography

Your unique union, renewal or a LGBTQ ring ceremony  is photographed to celebrate you in a luxury experience to make timeless artwork  with a personalized heirloom albums The most important decision is choosing how you want your story to be told with Niada Cradle Photography.  Elopement and Wedding Collections coverage start at $1,500.  Designer collection products such as wall art, designer albums,  and collection boxes complete the sets.

Bridal /Glamour/ Boudoir Portraits

Bridal, Glamour, and Boudoir sessions are designed for you and all your curves. Let's celebrate you and the beauty you possess at this moment of your life. I know, you need to lose weight or gain weight. Yes, I've said it also. Let's celebrate the NOW you.  Sessions typically last  60-90 minutes and are crafted just for you. Keep in mind boudoir is so much more than lingerie and blindfolds. Let's plan a Glamour session that you're comfortable to show your beauty.  Couple Glamour sessions are also available for couples looking to show the steamier side of romance.   

Bridal services begin at $400 with  collections of products such as high- quality albums and canvases that starting at $200.


(Family, Seniors, Engagement, Maternity, Headshots)

 Portraits Document your life as it is now. Have a new baby? Furbaby? A kid leaving for college? Weight loss? Just because? All these are reasons to celebrate. Session fees start at $150 for 1-2 people and vary for larger groups.


Ideal for using on social media, actor/actress headshots, corporate websites, modeling comp cards and more. Sessions are 15 minutes to an hour. You'll receive a  combination of poses and images that reflect your brand.

Groups / Corporate?— We offer customized collections for non-profit groups, teams, and companies. Services  to include coming to your location for a full staff session. 

Hair and Makeup — Professional hair and makeup for your photo session or wedding day, is the icing on an amazingly tasteful photo cake!

I recommend having your hair professionally done somewhere you're familiar with, however, I have a list of talented and trusting professionals.  Professional vendor referrals are specialist in their craft and not employees of Niada Cradle Photography.

*Basic makeup is a requirement for all sessions to keep your look polished.  I edit general acne and blemishes as a lifestyle photographer. 

 Adding additional digital makeup enhancement is a specialty service for an additional $65.

Head swap edits $45.

Glamour sizing enhancement (tummy tuck, chin lift and breast enhancements) is a minimal fee of $85.

 Please note, session fee of $150 is due at the time of booking to secure your date and time.  Your session date is not reserved until signed contract received and fees paid.

NC Tax 7.00% will be added. 

Prices subject to change without notification. 

Other services: Real Estate, Product Photography, Photo Restoration, and Model Portfolios. Groups / Corporate — We offer customized collections for groups, teams and companies. Please call (919) 274-5512 or email for a custom quote.  

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