How It Works
Your portrait experience from beginning to end.
Choosing Your Session
There are several choices of session type so I recommend thinking about the end result you are hoping to achieve first & then choosing the session which best suits. Explore my sessions page to help or contact me for a chat.
If you know you would like a beautiful large wall portrait of your child, a studio session will probably work best. If you would like a storybook album to capture your family's story at this point in your lives I would definitely recommend a lifestyle session.
Prices can vary greatly from photographer to photographer so I would like to be clear upfront. When you invest in a session with me you pay a booking deposit of £95 for a studio session or £175 for a lifestyle session. This is actually a portrait art deposit & is used towards your choice of product during your gallery viewing. Please be aware that no digital files are included at this price.
I know it can be tempting to choose your photographer based on price but when we work together you invest in my time & I'm invested in you & your family, not just to capture the moment but to transform it into portrait art you will cherish forever. This is why I offer a no obligation consultation to ensure you are 100% confident that I'm the photographer for you.
During Your Session
I'm sorry to say this Mums & Dads but your children will probably listen to me more than they do to you & we are much more likely to achieve a great result if you take a step back, relax & have fun. I'll utilise all my tricks & games (& yes maybe even a little bribery) to get the best portraits we can.
We will have already discussed things like style & what you would like to achieve before your session so we will have a plan & since I'm taking charge during our time together you can just relax & enjoy some quality family time.
You might be wondering what happens if your child is just having a really bad day? Please don't worry I've worked with many children & can usually bring them around but if I can't I'll happily reschedule & try again at another time, after all I'm invested in you & I want ensure you fall in love with the end result.
After Your Session
Once the session is over your portrait experience doesn't end.
We will schedule a gallery viewing within 2 weeks of your session. These usually take place in my home studio but as I recommend the viewings are not suitable for young children to attend I can come to your home in the evening if needed. Please discuss this with me at the time of booking.
During your gallery viewing I will guide you through a process to discover the portraits you adore & the best art products for your home. I have a variety of collections which offer the best value or you can choose from an 'Al-a-Carte' selection.
Once you've made your selections & are happy with everything we finalise the order, payment is made and you can sit back and relax knowing your Portrait Art will arrive in 3-4 weeks. All this only takes about 1 hour of your time, no fuss, no stress and no digital files sitting on a usb for years to come! You have your beautiful, quality portraits proudly displayed and heirlooms to pass on to future generations.