Family Portraits

Authentic images of the people you love, together in their best light.
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I booked with Felipe and he did an outstanding job. Felipe is very talented. I have so many beautiful photos of my family and have received so many compliments. I have two toddlers and Felipe was great with them!!!

The session was very easy to schedule and worked around our time line. We had a multi-generational photo sessions with 7 people ranging in age from 3 months to 88 years old and he was so great and patient with everyone. He managed to really capture the personality of each person and I can’t believe how many amazing photos we got in just an hour

We had the wonderful opportunity to work with Felipe to do our extended family pictures. We had a total of 7 people plus a dog and Felipe went above and beyond in accommodating us.

We are so happy with the images from our family photo shoot. The photographer was wonderful and so patient with our children. We received a lovely range of photos and lots of fun candid shots.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where will the session take place?

Family Portrait Sessions always take place on-location. Depending on what style of images you like, we may shoot in your home, in a local park, a museum, or a downtown area. Any location that appeals to you, and we are legally allowed to photograph in, is a possible candidate.

How far will you travel?

Travel to locations within 35 miles of the 21054 zip code is included with your session. Travel beyond that will cost a little extra.

Will you photoshop the images?

Depending on the context of the image, we will remove some non-permanent blemishes and may slightly soften skin where it looks unnaturally rough. On portraits, we generally do not perform major cosmetic adjustments.

Are you good with kids?

You bet! All of our members who shoot child portraits either have lots of kids in their lives, or have chidren of their own. We believe it’s important to let children take the lead, and we base our sessions around playful interactions as much as possible.

Will you bring photo props?

No, we approach Family Portrait Sessions in a natural way, using the environment and your family relationships to create beautiful and interesting images. We do, however, encourage you to bring things from your life that you find sincerely meaningful to use as props.

How long before the images are finished?

Standard turn around time for family portraits is 14 business days. Rush delivery is available at an additional cost.

How long do sessions usually last?

We keep shooting until we feel satisfied that we’ve captured what we are after. Family without small children may take as little as one hour, larger families and families with small children generally take around an hour and a half to two hours.

What if someone gets sick, there is bad weather, or an emergency?

We make every effort to accommodate changes in schedule, bearing in mind we can only reserve one date at a time per booking, so schedules will be based on current availability at the time of rescheduling.

What ages are considered children?

As far as portrait sessions are concerned, children are people from the ages of 3 to 15 years old. Ages younger than that are considered babies, and ages older than that are considered adults.

Can I split a family portrait session with a friend?

Sure, as long as the group totals fewer than 12 people, that’s a great way to spend time with people you care about, and save a little money in the process. It should be noted, however, that we cannot segment the session for each family. The whole group must be present for the session.

Can we use multiple outfits?

You can, but it isn’t recommended in most cases. We are also unable to guarantee there will be a suitable place to change clothes.

How should we dress for the session?

You should dress so that you feel physically comfortable, beyond that it only depends on the formality of your session. When it comes to color coordination, we recommend choosing from a pallet of colors, rather than strictly “matching” colors. For example, shades of blue and green, rather than everyone wearing blue jeans with a green shirt.

Are there any other fees I should expect?

Our packages are all inclusive, but do not include tax. If you wish to schedule a session outside of our normal service area you will be required to pay for travel. You may also be required to pay for prints, advanced retouching, parking and event or location admissions during the session.

How many people can we include in the session?

Our family portrait package includes up to 12 people, and one pet. We can always include additional people with an extra fee.

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