Info: FAQs

When should I schedule a session?
Only a limited number of photo sessions are booked per month, so sessions should be scheduled at least 2 weeks in advance. During the busy season you should book at least 4 weeks in advance. Sometimes you get caught up and forget to schedule…We do allow for a few open spots for last minute portrait sessions based on availability, so don’t hesitate to contact us for a session.

How long do sessions last?
• Newborns sessions typically last from 1-2 hours. We schedule plenty of time for nursing and changing during the session so they are not rushed.
• Individual sessions will last from 30 min – 1 hour.
• Family sessions will last from 1-2 hours depending on the size of the family.

Will there be posing?
There will be a few posed shots but most of the photos will be of your child just being themselves. A child’s natural smile and laughter beats any perfectly posed image.

When should I schedule a newborn session?
Newborns are best photographed between 1-2 weeks.

How many pictures will I get to choose from?
Generally you will have a gallery of 15-30 images to choose from.

What is included in the portrait session fee?
For most sessions, the fee only includes time and an online gallery. Time includes the travel to and from the shoot location, actual shooting time, session consult, and all post-session work including reviewing all the images and optimizing them for your personal image gallery.

When will my online proofs be ready?
Proofs are typically available in an online private proofing gallery within 7 days of your session. You will be sent a username and password to access your images online. Feel free to share with friends and family.

How long will I be able to view my online gallery?
The site will be active for 14 days, so please make your choices before the site expires. There will be a $25 fee if you want to reactivate your gallery beyond 14 days.

When will my pictures be ready?
Orders are usually processed and shipped between 3-4 weeks from the order date.

What forms of payment do you accept?
Payment can be made with credit card, cash or check.

How long will you keep my images on file?
Your digital negatives will be kept for 90 days from the date of your session.