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What to expect

CONSULTATION

Every session begins with an initial in-person consultation so we can get to know one another.  I’m happy to travel to meet you or we can do this over the phone. This is where I learn more about you and your family, goals for your portrait session and ideas for decorating your home and where you learn about how the session will work and how to get the most from it. I warmly encourage clients to use this time to share ideas and to ask any questions.

BOOKING THE DATE

Once you’ve decided on the right photography package for your family, we’ll go ahead and get the date booked for your photo session! In order to reserve your day, a non-refundable SESSION FEE deposit and a signed contract are required. We’ll work with your schedule to find a perfect day and time for the session!

PHOTO SESSION

On the day of your session, we’ll meet at the agreed location and time and start snapping away! A portrait session can take anywhere from 1-2 hours. There’s really no rush – or general time limit – just what feels natural. Firstly we’ll go over your priority shots so we can make sure we get those first. After that, it sometimes takes a few minutes to “warm up” together, meaning getting comfortable and feeling relaxed in front of (or behind!) the lens. After that, it’s really up to the photographed subject as to how long the session will last. This is the fun part!

VIEWING YOUR PHOTOS

The photos have been taken and individually retouched with care, now it’s time for you to see the end result of all our hard work and planning! You’ll receive a password to enable you to login to your private viewing gallery so you can view your photos at your leisure. At this point in time, you’ll have the opportunity to choose the photographs you would like to have as digital downloads. Your gallery will be available for 10 days from when you first login to make your selections. This is your time to get really excited about your images and imagine how they’ll look in your home!

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