CREATIVE FEE | $100*
Creative fee covers time and talent to create your portraits, and includes:
-Immediate family only (parents/children)
-Email consultation to plan your session
– Travel within 15 miles of coverage area (28079) or to one of our regular outdoor locations
-Full retouching and professional enhancements to your images
– Minimum of 30 retouched digital proofs, usually more, never less. (A typical family/child session generally yields 40-50 proofs, maternity around 50-60.)
– Three week online gallery for viewing, selecting, and ordering images
* Creative Fee is due at the time of booking to reserve your date.
* Creative Fee does not include any prints or digital files (aka “images on disk”).
MOST POPULAR SMALL PRINT SIZE PRICING:
5×7 – $20
8×10 – $30
11×14 – $45
DIGITAL FILES PACKAGE | $300
For those who want them all, our most popular choice! All of your high resolution, fully retouched images from your session, with a personal print release and pro-quality lab recommendation so you may make your own prints at your convenience. ***Digital Package price is in addition to session creative fee.
Also offered are custom designed birth announcements, coffee table books and leather bound albums, as well as fine art canvas. Please email for information on additional products.
ABOUT YOUR SESSION
Sessions last an average of 1 to 2 hours, depending on age(s) of children/type of session, with two hours before sunset being the ideal time to capture images outdoors. We are always open to ideas for locations, or can suggest one from our tried and true list that will fit your family and style. From funky and urban, to classic and flowers, we can work together to create the ideal on-location shoot. Have a family barn? How about a place in the country with lots of beautiful land? Sometimes the perfect location may be closer than you think. With family sessions, we capture individuals of each child as well as a few special looks just for Mom and Dad, in order to fully round out your gallery.
AFTER THE SESSION
Your images will be fully enhanced, including basic retouching, then placed in a password protected online viewing gallery about three weeks after your session. You may share your gallery with family and friends – in fact, we’d love it if you did! The gallery will be posted for three weeks, during which time orders may be placed directly through the website or by email. (**Notify us before placing orders if you desire advanced retouching on any of your images; slimming, teeth brightening, and other cosmetic retouches are available upon request and are included in your creative fee!)
Please inquire if you would like us to design a custom collage print, birth announcements or greeting cards, canvas, or coffee table albums. Other products are also available – just ask! After placing order and receiving payment, prints will be shipped in about 5-7 business days. Custom products such as digital tins, canvas, and albums may take longer.
TYPICAL SESSION INVESTMENT
Your total investment will vary depending on your family’s individual needs, be it beautiful canvas art pieces for your walls, or a digital package so that you can make your own prints, or anything in between! After payment of creative fee and orders placed, the average client spends between $400-$800 on their portrait session.
READY TO BOOK?
The creative fee is due at the time you book in order to secure your session date, along with any applicable travel fees (destination sessions, newborns, etc). All invoices not paid within 48 hours unless previous arrangements have been made will result in your date being released so that others may have a chance to book.