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As a premier photographer serving metro Vancouver, I specialize in working with young children and their families - in capturing the smiles, the giggles, the joy that is childhood.  My sessions are geared around capturing this moment in time…what we want to remember of our children, and what we want our children to remember of our families.  I also offer a range of newborn, maternity and headshot packages to my clients.

 

The packages below are ones that I feel best serve my clients' needs.  If you have any questions or require a custom quote, please don't hesitate to let me know.  My goal is to capture, create and share the images that let you cherish your most precious memories...forever.

 Session fees include a set number of digitals; additional digitals and print products available for purchase.

Child Portrait Sessions

Childhood Sessions - $450 + tax

Includes one hour of photography outdoors on-location, photographer's time and artistic vision, full preview gallery and your favourite 15 high-resolution digital images. Not available for newborn, maternity or cake smash sessions.

 

 Basic Cake Smash / Themed Portrait Sessions - $425 + tax

Includes approximately one hour of photography with up to four distinct portrait types (themed portrait: up to 4 of your favourite sets; cake smash: child portraits, family portraits, cake smash and washbasin), access to dream closet of backdrops, sets, outfits and props, photographer's time and artistic vision, edited preview gallery and your favourite 15 high-resolution digital images. 

Premium Cake Smash / Themed Portrait Sessions - $650 + tax

Includes ninety minutes of photography that combines the indoor portrait / smash session with an outdoor family mini session*, up to 4-6 distinct backdrops and sets, access to dream closet of backdrops, sets, outfits and props, full edited gallery via high-resolution digital download!

Just the Smash Sessions - $300 + tax

Includes up to thirty minutes of photography focusing on the cake smash and using the deluxe set of your choice, access to dream closet of backdrops, sets, outfits and props, coordination with baker if requested, full preview gallery, your favourite 7 images via high-resolution digital download.  

In-home Cake Smash / Themed Portrait Sessions - $550 + tax

Would you prefer your cake smash or child portrait session done the convenience of your own home?  

Allow me to bring my photography studio to your home or indoor location!  Prices start at $550 + GST; please contact me for additional details.

****Due to potential allergens, cakes are not included in my cake smash sessions.  I do, however, maintain a list of amazing bakers whose names I am happy to share with booked clients.****

Family Sessions

 

Basic Family Session - $450 + tax

Includes up to one hour of photography at a location of your choice in the lower mainland, photographer's time and artistic vision, edited preview gallery and your favourite 15 high-resolution digital images.​  These sessions are designed for small families and groups of less than 8; please contact me for extended families and larger groups.  Please enquire for details.

Premium Family Session - $750 + tax

Includes up to two hours of photography at a location (or two!) of your choice in the lower mainland, photographer's time and vision, full edited downloadable gallery, and a $50 print credit!  May be used for families of all sizes.

Please click here to see my print price list​.

*Distance restrictions may apply.

Newborn Sessions

Maternity sessions available exclusively for my newborn clients.

 

Basic Newborn Session - $500 + tax

Includes up to two hours of photography in-studio using a variety of props and backdrops, full access to dream closet of wraps, outfits and blankets, photographer's time and artistic vision, edited preview gallery and  your favourite 12 high-resolution digital images.  Due to the nature of these sessions, they are offered weekday mornings.

 

We can include family or sibling shots in the basic newborn sessions; however, this will reduce the time available for solo shots. I recommend that all clients interested in these options elect for the premium session to ensure we have adequate time for both.

Premium Newborn Session - $650 + tax - Most popular!

Includes up to three hours of photography in-studio using a variety of props and backdrops, wrapped and implied naked poses, additional family shots, backgrounds/sets and posed images,  full access to dream closet of wraps, outfits and blankets, photographer's time and artistic vision, edited preview gallery, your favourite 20 high-resolution digital images.  Due to the nature of these sessions, they are offered weekday mornings.

Add-on Maternity Session - Available only for newborn clients - $300 + tax

​​Includes one hour of photography in-studio, access to dream closet of designer maternity gowns, photographer's time and artistic vision, edited preview gallery, your favourite 15 high-resolution digital images.​  On-location: $400 + tax.

Please click here to see my print price list​.

 

Headshot Sessions

For children or adults!

Simple in-studio - $175 + tax

An abbreviated session of headshot photography using the backdrop of your choice and your favourite three poses in both colour and black & white via high-resolution digital download. 

Premium in-studio - $350 + tax

A full-length headshot session, your choice of multiple sets and backgrounds, your favourite 8 poses in both colour and black & white via high-resolution digital download. 

Split a deluxe in-studio session amongst up to 3 co-workers for +$25 per person.  

Premium on-location - Varies

Let me bring my portable studio direct to your office! Includes a simple headshot session for each staff member, with their favourite pose in colour and/or black & white. Prices start at $500 for 10 staff; additional staff can be added at $50 per person.

Please contact me directly for customizable corporate headshot and business services.  All business packages include full commercial usage of images.

Needing something different?


Please don't hesitate to reach out.  I recognize that all parties have unique needs and am happy to work with yours.  As best I can, I will work with your requests to create the photo session of your dreams!

A few random notes:

 

Interested in a location south of the border?  I have legal work status in Canada and in the United States, and can accommodate session requests on either side of the 49th parallel.

 

I book early and am often booked a few months in advance of session dates.  Your session fee and date are guaranteed only upon confirmation of your appointment with a paid retainer and forms submitted.  I cannot hold dates open for sessions with unpaid retainers.

All sessions come with a full preview gallery of carefully selected photos. As a client, this is always something that has been important to me - the ability to select the photos that make my heart sing, the ones that I feel best capture the love, joy and bonds of my own family in ways that only I can truly understand on a personal level.  All final images are carefully and tastefully edited to ensure that each image shines, while ensuring it stays close to its original nature.

Galleries are turned around within 31 days of the session - 14 for holiday mini sessions - and rush service is available for galleries needed in a shorter time frame.

Events

 

I love capturing local events, including parties, showers, corporate events and community activities.  I provide individual pricing for all events due to their specific needs.  Please contact me directly to discuss your event needs and pricing.

Your photo session's outdoor location

All pricing includes travel to sessions in Delta, Richmond, Vancouver, Surrey, Langley, New Westminster, Burnaby and Poco/Coquitlam.  With my deluxe sessions offering multiple locations, including in-studio and outdoors, a travel radius between the two locations will also apply.  I am happy to recommend some of my favourite locations based on your ideas and requests!  

 

Other location pricing / beyond roughly 30 km from Ladner / available upon request.  ​

Have a location south of the border in mind?  Because I think it's pretty darn cool, here's a friendly reminder that I have legal work status in both the United States and Canada, and am happy to make your session international.

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