Shalista Photography » Senior, wedding and boudoir photography in Sioux Falls, SD

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your custom portraits

Shalista Photography s is a boutique, custom photography studio.  We cater to the needs of our clients on every level.  From the moment they call to book the session until the photos are proudly displayed in their homes, they are our first priority.  Our clients often become our friends, their children returning to the studio year after year as they reach the next milestones in their lives.  We love to watch these families grow and we feel so blessed to be the ones capturing the happiness, love and spirit that our families bring when they walk through our front door.  We know just how precious your family’s memories are and we will do everything to ensure that your experience with us is fun, rewarding and worthwhile.  You will leave us with a smile on your face….that is our guarantee.  All of our services are listed below.  Click on the service you are interested in learning more about and, if you have any questions at all, feel free to send us a note via our Contact Us page.

The Classic Session

This session is a traditional style portrait session where you fee pays for the time and talent of the photographer only. You will then schedule a second appointment to view and select your images. Both Print and Digital options are available at your viewing appointment. Digital only options are listed below.

Kids and Families Weekdays … $150

Newborns … $200
Newborn & Maternity… $250
After 5 and Saturday … $200

The Session Fee, which is due at the time of booking and payable via MasterCard, Visa, Discover or American Express, covers the photographer’s time and talent to photograph up to five people.  Additional subjects are $10 each.  Session Fees are non-refundable.  Prints are purchased separately.

Sessions are booked weekdays  from 9 am to 5 pm. Evening and weekend appointments are also available on a very limited basis. Weekends are mainly reserved for weddings and family. We are closed on Sunday.

viewing your images

After your session, we will schedule a 2nd appointment to come back to the studio and view your images. Our viewing appointments last approximately 2 hours and you make your image selections and place your order at this time. We will walk you through each of your images and help you select and design the images for you. We are able to view them at actual size on the wall, in variations such as black and white and sepia, and we can also layout wall galleries and storyboards for you. Additionally, we have a live framing software that helps you see exactly what your finished product will look like.

We request all decision makers be present at this appointment and bring with you a list of things you need and wall measurements! If you need help, let us know, we are happy to do an in-home consultation, take photos, and even show you on the screen what images will look like in your home!

We do not provide paper proofs. Additional viewing appointments are $50 per appointment. Online galleries are available after a $500 in-studio order.

You can download the complete print and product guide HERE.


Individual prints start at $50.
High Resolution Image discs are also available, starting at $395.

gift certificates

The perfect gift for any occasion.  Gift Certificates are available in any amount.





These sessions include creative fee + downloadable digital images with printing rights for a flat rate.

***Digitals ARE available for sale with regular sessions and are also included in both package deals or for $100 per individual file at your sales appointment. The digital only option however is all-inclusive and will eliminate your need for a sales appointment.***

Your choice of Small or Large package:

25 Final Digital Images $700

50+ Final Digital Images $1300

If you book this option, $200 will be required to reserve your spot at the time of booking and the remaining balance will be due at your appointment. Editing and delivery of digital files generally takes about 2-3 weeks. You will receive a link to download your images and print release  with your images ready to order. You will be able to print your images wherever you choose however MPIX is highly recommended due to their outstanding print quality and customer service.


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