Family Sessions

joyful images of love and connection

Central Alabama Family Photographer

I think we all know the feeling of hoping for just one good photo after a photography session.

What if you walked away with your heart full of joy and excitement because you felt like you just spent time with a friend that just happens to be great at taking beautiful family photos?  

We might be a good fit if: 

✓ you love ethereal images with a timeless feel
✓ you love a soft tones and a neutral aesthetic
✓ you want your family beautifully and cohesively styled  
✓ you wish someone could capture the beautiful, intimate moments you have with your children every day
✓ you love a photographer that laughs and is playful with your children
✓ you want to finally get your photos OFF your device and onto your walls

sessions the whole family will be excited about

As a mom of two young girls, I know how stressful it can be to feel like you have to check the 'family photos' task off the list. Every step of my process is designed to make things easier for you. 

+ client closet with elevated casual mama dresses and kid's clothes in a range of sizes and specific styling suggestions for anyone not borrowing pieces

+ a photographer that 'gets' little kids and how to get the best pictures of your family without a lot of fuss

+ gentle posing and directions to capture the intimate, intangible beauty in the everyday of parenthood

I will walk you through each step of the way to make sure your photo session is stress-free and you will have dreamy photos that make even the most ordinary moments of your session feel special. 

What to expect When we work together

Every Full Session Client receives:

- pre-session planning meeting (via phone, Zoom) 

- access to the client closet and personalized styling guidance

- artwork credit for product ordering

Optional Services

- extended in-home family session with on-site pre-session consultation

- in-home wall art consultation and ordering

- petite motherhood sessions offered periodically throughout the year

Full Session investment begins at $600

and a little something special...

- wardrobe for mom and kids under five

- 20 minute session, eight images included
- option to purchase additional images or full gallery upgrade
- online product shop to order prints and wall art from your session

What's Included:

This miniature portrait session is to honor the relationships between mama and their babies. 

These petite motherhood sessions are held on Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday mornings between 8:30 and 10am. 

I'll chat with you in the week leading up to your session to learn a bit about your family, determine where to meet, and make sure your wardrobe needs are met. 

The morning of our session, I'll observe and chat with you and your children, doing whatever feels most natural for you, and provide gentle direction to show you how beautiful motherhood is. 

weekday Morning Motherhood Petites

investment $300

next steps:

Submit a session inquiry using the contact form below. 

You'll receive an email with my full booking and pricing details. 

Step 1 of 4

Contact Me

I'll be in touch within 48 hours from your initial inquiry submission to verify availability, learn a bit more about your family, and answer any questions you may have. 

Step 2 of 4

Review Details

Once you've decided which session is the best fit for your family, you will secure your date on my calendar by signing the session agreement and submitting a retainer. 

Step 3 of 4

Secure Your Date

Now we get started on the fun part! Typically the 'prep' process for your session starts 4 weeks ahead of your session date. I'll be there guiding you through the entire process.  

Step 4 of 4

Session Prep Begins!

I'm located in Auburn, Alabama, and happily serve families in East Central Alabama and am available for travel in the Southeast US. 

Sessions take place outdoors or at your private residence. 


Let's get started!

I can't wait to hear from you, get to know your family, and create beautiful art for your home. 
Send me a note using the contact form below,
I'll be in touch soon! 

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