Documenting your child’s development from the small milestones in their first year to the yearly birthdays is important! I have so much fun photographing your families grow from belly to newborn and beyond.

As with my newborn and maternity sessions I have all the props and outfits your child will need for their session.

These sessions should be booked 1-2 months in advance. During the fall season 3-4 months in advance is suggested to ensure availability.

The Process

When booking your baby or child’s session, I like to schedule a short phone call answer any questions you might have and to gather information to customize your session. During this call I will go over color preferences, location choices, your child’s personality, likes and dislikes. After this call I choose a location that best fits your vision and child’s needs. During the session, I will capture you child’s unique spirit. These sessions work best for mile stones such a sitting up unassisted (6-9 months old), 1st birthday and or Cake smash, paint splash, or any birthday.

I have lots of outfits and props to choose from for children 1 and under.

On the day of your session, we will meet at the chosen location just before sunset or in studio. I purposely choose sunset for outdoor photos for its gorgeous sunlight and young children are able to fully open their eyes without squinting. Please do not arrive early if you have small children. It is best to arrive right on time.

It generally takes me about two weeks to soft edit each session. I will contact you once your gallery is complete to schedule a time for your family to come view your gallery. At this time, I will help you hand select your artwork and the collection that best fits your needs. All images that are chosen with be fully edited before delivery.

Price/Session Fee

Child sessions have a $75 retainer at booking to hold the date chosen. (Retainer does not go towards the session fee.) Sitter or mini sessions last about 30 minutes. Cake and paint smash sessions last one hour giving us time allowing enough time for a mini session and smash session at the end. Session fees are due on the day of your session.

  • Sitter or mini session fee: $100
  • Cake or paint smash session fee: $150 (Customized for your baby)
  • Ask about our Sitter Saturday option for you baby if you have completed your newborn session with us!

(Prints, CD/Digital images, Wall Art sold separately.)

Investments start at $450 Click here for investment packages.

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We had a wonderful smash cake/ 1 year old shoot with Janel! We love the photos and appreciate the time and effort she had to use to get us such great pictures. Our little girl wasn’t interested in the cake and got upset but Janel made it work! We got some great shots that are amazing! Thank you.


–Sara Ward, Locust Grove, OK

Loved my son’s pictures! It was fun, very professional, and the pictures were amazing. We will definitely use Janel’s services again.


–Tijana LaValley, Broken Arrow, OK

Janel has became my families go to photographer. She is absolutely amazing and patient with my three year old. She will never disappoint you! Her work is truly a piece of art.


–Ashley Pruitt, Skiatook, OK

Janel took my baby girls 9 month and one year photos. She did an amazing job and was very patient with her. Loved the way she captured her personality! Can’t wait till the next shoot!


–Jamie Peckham, Claremore, OK

Janel did such a great job with our sons 1st birthday pictures! He was not a very good model but she was super patience and ended up getting some great shots despite his attitude!! I would recommend her to anyone!


–Ashley Coatney, Pryor, OK

Absolutely the best photographer! We will be using her in the future for family sessions & milestone sessions. Janel is very professional and the pictures are beautiful.


–Angela Terrel, Broken Arrow, OK

Janel was incredibly patient and worked so well with Ira. The pictures turned out perfect and I could not have been happier with the entire experience.


–Erin Mccabe, Tulsa, OK

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I absolutely love girls in unexpected colors. Beautiful little Savannah in green. #tulsanewbornphotographer #tulsababyphotographer #tulsaphotographer #newbornphotographer #newbornphotos #janeltackettphotos ...

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