I use the term “family session” to cover a wide variety of sessions. Family sessions are basically any one hour long session that can include infants (except newborns), first birthday cake smashes, children, families, couples, maternity, and seniors. I am honored to create beautiful portraits of your family. These portrait sessions can be booked year-round.
Family portrait sessions are shot outdoors, usually at your favorite park or at your home. I am happy to suggest beautiful locations in our area for family portraits. You deserve family portraits that are unique to you. Some locations I use are well-known parks, but others are hidden gems that are off the beaten track.
Family sessions can last up to an hour. Feel free to bring a snack or toy for your children. There will be plenty of time to take a short break half way through. This sometimes helps young children, especially toddlers, relax and enjoy themselves.
When preparing for your photography session, do not feel like you need to match everyone’s outfits. The best outfits are ones with simple, small patterns or solid colors. Textured clothing and layers make portraits more interesting. I am always happy to help you with outfit choices.
Because family sessions are mostly done in the evenings and on weekends, dates fill up quickly, especially in the spring and fall. It is recommended that you book your session at least 2-4 weeks before your date. I am sometimes able to accommodate last minute sessions, so it can't hurt to email me for last minute availability.