I believe in capturing your family as they are—beautiful, unscripted and full of love. I believe that in order to do that—there needs to be enough time allowed to let that connection unfold naturally, so my sessions are scheduled to be at least an hour and a half long. I am a natural light photographer, so outdoor sessions will typically begin two hours before sunset and can include up to two locations.
While I believe in unscripted family portraits, that doesn’t mean that I don’t give you direction. It just means that my guidance is subtle and more natural than what you may think of “traditional” family portraits. I want you to laugh, I want your hair to blow in the wind, and I want you to feel relaxed enough to be yourself, because your family is beautiful—just as you are.
Family sessions are all about the family—and that means the whole family—so mom and dad, don’t be surprised when I ask the two of you to take just a few moments just for yourself, so that I can capture the love that created your beautiful family. I will also capture the interactions of siblings and each child individually. I don’t limit myself when capturing a family, so there will be a minimum of 50 images presented in both color and black & white for you to choose from at our ordering session.
The family session fee is $200.00 and includes a pre-session consultation (via email, phone, Skype, google hangout, or in person).
During the consultation, we will talk about some of your goals for your family photography and how you plan to display your family portraiture. We will also go over locations, wardrobe choices and how the session flow will go. Most importantly, we will talk about your family—I want to know all about your children—who is shy? Who is more outgoing and loves the camera? The more we chat—the more relaxed the session day will feel. That means you don’t have to feel stressed or worried during our session because I will already have a plan to make sure you get all the images you’ve been hoping and dreaming of!
After the session, we will sit down in person and go over every image presented in your gallery. I will help you pick digital images, images for printing and collection ordering—so that you can tell the story of your family, however you like—whether it is all digital, filling the walls of your home with framed art, or a beautiful album waiting to greet your guests on a coffee table.
Digital Collections begin at $250.00, though most clients typically invest between $500.00 to $700.00 on their digital photography.
If you’re ready to schedule a session—or—if you would like to chat with me first, please use the “CONTACT ME” form and I will get back with you!
My Senior portrait sessions are custom designed for your senior—making them as unique as your child. I know the phrase “custom designed” is one that you’ll see a lot of photographers using, so let me explain what my version of “custom designed” means for your portrait session.
My sessions are designed around the wants and desires of both the parents and the senior. If your senior has a wildly creative side, I want to express that in their photographs. I want images full of smiles and I want to bring out their confident, independent side that really represents who they are today and that looks different on each senior. That is why I believe in getting to know each of my seniors before their session. One of the best ways to do that, is through the parent questionnaire—it is truly inspiring as a photographer (and a parent) to read the love parents feel for their child—as they balance between the edge of childhood and adulthood. It is a feeling that can probably only be compared to their birth and then again when they get married.
The senior session fee is $200.00 and includes a pre-session questionnaire and consultation (via email, phone, Skype, google hangout, or in person). During the consultation, we will discuss locations (up to three), wardrobe choices, and how the session will flow. I will also gather information about your senior to develop a session that truly represents their unique personality.
Sessions are on-location (with up to three different locations) and lasts around two hours.
Within three weeks of your Senior Session, we will meet for your ordering session, where you will be presented with a gallery of 50 images (in both color and black & white) to order from. Digital Collections begin at $250.00, though most clients typically invest between $500.00 and $700.00 on their Digital Collections. Print products are also presented—among those available are: Announcements, Senior Cards, and Matted “Senior Memories” Prints.
If you’re ready to schedule a session—or—if you would like to chat with me first, please use the “Contact Elizabeth” form and I will get back with you!