What To Expect in Your Photography Session

Photography Session

Family Portraits in Houston - Consultations

Before your photography session, I will consult with you in person or by phone. The goal is to get to know you and your interests, as well as your kids' interests, and help you identify what story you want to tell with the photo session. At this time, we'll also discuss any particular needs and preferences, location ideas, and wardrobe selection.

After the consultation, I will stay in touch, providing updates on location and directions as well as any special instructions regarding props or other preparations.

Your Photo Shoot

Family portraits are a celebration of family, life, and love – and that's exactly how the photo shoot should feel. I like to keep each photo shoot laid back and fun, taking the time to interact with kids and make sure the whole family is comfortable. Playing and genuine interaction are a key part of the process.

When it's time for your photo shoot, you'll either meet me at the shooting location or I will come to your home. At the location, the goal is to capture candid, authentic pictures of where your family is right now – your personalities, interests, and emotions. Most sessions take 1-2 hours, but I'll happily stay until I'm sure I got the shot. Charging by the session rather than the hour ensures that your session is never rushed.

Once the session is over, you'll get information on pricing and order instructions. I will bring the images to you so you can review them in the comfort of your own home. After that, we'll discuss all of your print requirements, including sizing and style. Your photos are then processed in my digital darkroom, using quality materials and techniques to create archive quality images that will last for generations to come.