see the type of sessions offered at heaven sent

Heaven Sent INC is a licensed and insured professional photography studio with a storefront property in Downtown Sheldon. At the studio we specialize in custom portraits with lasting art products to be enjoyed for generations!

Sessions options include: Newborn, 6 Months, 1 Year, Family Sessions, Maternity Sessions, as well as Fine Art Styled Sessions. Professional Headshots are available upon request.


Newborns: Heaven Sent offers newborn sessions for babies between 5-14 days old. Sessions are held at our downtown studio. The Studio boasts a beautiful shooting space, a convenient rest room, comfortable sitting area for you to relax and watch your session, and is close to downtown restaurants and shops.

We offer a wide variety of luxury props, knits and wraps, and each session is carefully and uniquely designed to your personal style. Outfits, headbands, wraps, hats, are all provided for you. You do not need to worry about bringing anything but your new little babe!

Newborn safety is always our number one priority. Brittnie's 9 years of experience and her extensive training in handling and posing newborns will give you the peace of mind that your baby is safe in her capable hands. We are a licensed and insured professional portrait studio as well as pediatrician recommended.

Your pre-session consultation as well as our carefully prepared Sleepy Baby Tips will easily prepare us for your session. Prior to your arrival at your session, Brittnie will have everything prepared and ready to begin our photoshoot!


Six months: At this age, we photograph your babe in simple setups capturing all those milestones they are hitting which include:

  • sitting up unattended
  • tummy time
  • finding their toes
  • that booming personality
  • possibly some new little teeth
  • and much more!

It is our goal to capture your little ones growing personality just as they are with timeless and beautiful styling that will bring you lasting photographs to remember forever. At the studio, we provide your little one with outfits, headbands, hats, etc. from the newborn stage through their first year! You truly do not need to worry about bringing anything but that little babe!

1 Year : Cake Smash & Splash

One year: These sessions include a simple portrait style setup to capture your little one just as they are. Following this, we photograph your babe in our over-the-top custom setup that includes a special cake that your little one can smash + a tiny clawfoot bath cleanup!

We even bring our custom cake for you which is made from the ever talented Truly Scrumptious located right here in Sheldon, IA!


Fine Art Styled Portrait Sessions: These portrait sessions are truly exquisite and will make your little girl(s) feel like princesses! These sessions include larger than life custom gowns that will bring your session to life.


Maternity Portraits: Whether you’d like beautiful timeless images of just mom, or you’d like to include dad and siblings we can make your session just what you envision. Fun and playful, or classic and sophisticated, our goal is to help you feel beautiful and capture images of you with a natural feel that capture this special fleeting time in your life.

Maternity session are booked with a newborn session and take place at 30-35 weeks gestation. Studio maternity sessions are fun and modern. We can achieve different looks with various backdrops and flattering lighting techniques. Brittnie likes to keep backgrounds and lighting simple and beautiful to draw attention and focus just on mom and her belly. Your comfort is most important and this is our priority during your maternity session. We strive to not only capture beautiful moments for you and your partner, but also make the experience enjoyable and comfortable. 

Heaven Sent also offers a variety of beautiful and flattering gowns for moms as well! You can see some of our collection in our portfolio above.


Family & Extended Family Sessions: Shy smiles. Tousled hair. Cheek kisses. Bear hugs. The reminders of love, laughter, and lives shared. Authentic stories of your family, wonderfully told in beautiful custom portraits. I’m a storyteller and these are the images I create.

For me, photography is an unconditional labor of love. And family portraits hold a very special place in my heart. It’s why I love capturing the unguarded, fleeting moments that hold such special meaning for the families I photograph.

I create timeless images that you will be proud to display in your home everyday, as happy reminders of moments you will cherish forever. Let’s capture your cherished moments together!


Do you provide outfits?

At Heaven Sent we provide outfits through the first year! We have many different outfits for both girls and boys, headbands, hats, props such as chairs/stools, and so much more! All images posted to our socials + website feature our client closet + prop selection. If you have any special requests please let us know!

Where are you based and do you travel?

Heaven Sent is located in dowton Sheldon, IA. It is called "The Studio". Indoor sessions take place inside the studio while outdoor sessions take place at various locations in and around Sheldon.