THE FUN PART
Before any money is received, we'll schedule a phone call. Your family story really matters to me and so this free consultation will get us connected.
After the call, I'll send a recap of everything we spoke about along with the invoice & contract to sign. Once I've received this your session date will be confirmed on my calendar.
The £75 session fee covers:
Reserving your session date
Family session prep guide
My time on the shoot
Fully edited photos to choose from
This doesn't include any digitals or products. This fee is in addition to the collection you choose.
2. The Session
Once we've decided on a time and date and officially put your session on the books, I'll send you a getting ready guide that will walk you through everything from choosing outfits to strategies for getting kids to cooperate. That guide has been created and refined over years of experience, so it typically answers 90% of the questions that come up, but I'm always happy to set up a time to chat if you want additional help.
A few days before our session is scheduled, I'll reach out to confirm our time and location... at that point, if the forecast is questionable or someone seems to be coming down with the flu, we can talk about our rescheduling options. Otherwise, that's the perfect time to ask any last-minute questions or let me know if you've come up with a fun idea we haven't discussed.
On the day of the session, please block off 2 hours (3-4 hours for a newborn). Typically we're done within 60-90 minutes or so, sometimes as few as 30! I don't charge by the hour, so if there's some kind of wardrobe malfunction or child meltdown, there's no need to stress; we've got all the time in the world
3. The fun part!!
Less than a month after your session, you'll get an email from me letting you know that your photos are ready. Woop woop!
Once you've had a chance to see them and marvel at the amazingness that is your family, you'll choose which collection you want to invest in. After that, you'll have a full month to pick the specific digital files you want and what heirlooms you want to remember this time in your family's history, without feeling like you have to make all the decisions RIGHT NOW!
What you decide to do with your images is probably the most important thing to consider when you're planning for a photo session, but more often than not, it's the part we tend to overlook. All that time and money invested deserves a better return than images that just sit idle on a hard drive somewhere. The truth is, you'll never get the same feeling looking at your photos on a screen as you do seeing them on your wall or flipping through the pages of an album. A recent study found that having family photos on your walls actually improves your kids' self-esteem!
What it comes down to is that it's not just about creating beautiful memories for your family, it's about getting those memories into your hands. That's why each collection has a substantial print credit so you can experience these memories not just virtually, but in a real, tangible way.
SOME OF MY FAVORITES FROM THE SHOP...
SILVER HALIDE PRINTS
These beautiful silver halide prints have incredible image quality, wide colour gamut and high maximum density for deep blacks. Image sharpness is exceptional, whites are pure and colours truly vibrant.
Available in a lustre finish and a variety of sizes, these make wonderful gifts, and are the perfect print to frame for your desk.
5x7" - £8
8x6" - £10
10x6" - £12
BAMBOO PHOTO BLOCK
Whether you’re adding to your gallery wall, or showcasing your family memories in your interior design, canvases are a lovely option.
This beautifully layered textured bamboo block is eco-friendly and will be sure to make a statement piece in your home
10x12" - £180
16x12" - £200
20x16" - £350
ACRYLIC PHOTO BLOCKS
Visually striking, these acrylic photo blocks are perfect for cherished memories to take centre stage in a modern, minimalist style with a true wow factor.
Ideal for desks, shelves, tables and mantelpieces, these acrylic photo blocks lend each image vibrancy and glossy colours, perfect for wherever you choose to display them.
7x5" - £85
10x8" - £120
These timeless albums are carefully constructed by a team of skilled artisans with the finest materials. The first 10 pages of panoramic silver halide printed pages are included with the option to add up to 20 more.
Choose between elegant linen, sophisticated leather, or luxurious velvet cover in a shade of your choice, and add your own custom blind debossing, making for an album that will be treasured for generations.
8x8" Album - £280
10x10" Album - £390
A4 Album - £480
Thanks again for these - they really are special and there are some pictures that I just love because they really capture what our life was like, what the house was like. things we did etc.
- Priya O'Shea