BOOKING YOUR SHOOT
School holidays and weekends are our most popular dates, and the summer months are busiest of all, so do get in touch as soon as you can, to secure a date that works best for you.
I shoot on location either in your home or at a mutually agreed venue, such as a local park, often both.
I travel anywhere in the UK although outside London an extra charge will apply to cover my expenses and the extra time involved in traveling to and from the destination.
My fees do not include any prints or products, which are purchased separately at your viewing session.
Family portrait session (Monday-Fridays) £400
Family portrait session (Weekends/bank holidays) £500
HOW THE SHOOTS WORK
My shoots generally last about 2-3 hours and I prefer to arrive nice and early so everyone is feeling fresh and full of energy. The light is often at its loveliest first thing in the morning and we can pick outdoor locations without too many people around.
If it is raining, we'll photograph indoors and we will still get lots of lovely pictures, heading outside once the weather clears up.
I encourage your children to play games, have adventures, explore new places, dash around, and have fun. Children are a pleasure to photograph as they are such imaginative and energising spirits – I find myself involved in wild games, searching for dragons, racing to and fro, jumping around, climbing trees - a mix of crazy activities. The best pictures happen when when everyone is enjoying themselves, caught up in the moment.
By starting our shoot early in the morning, we will have plenty of time to take pictures without feeling rushed, allowing time for snack breaks for the children and coffee breaks for the grown-ups.
AFTER THE SHOOT
Two weeks later I will send you a link to a private web gallery with all the edited and retouched pictures. You can download the pictures directly from the gallery and/or order good quality prints at reasonable prices.
I firmly believe beloved pictures should be printed and displayed, so whilst I do not insist that you buy prints from me directly, I am always happy to help with ordering, advising and sorting out framing options etc.