Life as a Photographer

Where to start?

It is our passion.
Our love.
We don’t just do it to make money.
It is an outlet to our creativity.
A piece of art we can take pride in.
We don’t just snap a picture.
We carefully set it up.
Look at the angles.
Find our lighting.
If we have to get down on the ground and dirty, we will!
Just to get that perfect picture.
We perfect it.

Photography is not just a quick snap and print.
If that is what you are looking for, then we are not for you.
We view a photograph as a beautiful piece of art that you hang on your wall for all to see.
We love the creativity.
We love to capture you as you are.
Not posed in an awkward position that makes you so uncomfortable that you can see it on your face.
We like to bring out that beautiful you.

All that said.
We are not your basic Walmart studio.
Actually, we are not a studio at all.
We like to come to you.
We like to meet you where you’re at.
We love to capture you in a place that you feel comfortable.
Whether it be your home.
Your backyard.
Your favorite park.
Your most treasured back alley.
An old abandoned house that you’ve been eyeing for ever.
We are all about showing how unique you are.

We have been going over finances.
Looking at our business.
We have been growing.
Thank you to all of you who have supported us through it all.
We could not have become the photographers we are without your beautiful faces to practice on!
And with us growing, comes more expenses.
All our equipment is professional equipment.
Not your basic DSLR.
We use top of the line photography equipment to give you the BEST quality possible.
With that comes computer expenses.
Editing programs.
Photoshop is not cheap!
Gas is rising and rising.
And with all that being said, we are not making much of a wage.
I am a stay at home mom.
I LOVE being able to stay home with my girls and I LOVE that photography has allowed me to be able to do this. In this day and age, most moms don’t get the opportunity to be able to stay home with their kids. But because of our photography business, I am able to do it and I ABSOLUTELY LOVE IT!!! I wouldn’t change it for ANYTHING!
So we are increasing our family session prices.
With the amount of expenses to run this business, the time that we take to photograph and edit your pictures and the fact that you get a cd with all your pictures on it…
It only seems reasonable.
Our family sessions are now $300 for an hr session.
That includes 2 professional photographers, both with professional cameras.
The time it takes to edit and perfect your pictures.
And a cd with all your pictures on it.

I know some people may look at this and say “that is CRAZY”
But we believe in what we do.
We take pride in what we do.
And we believe that we are worth it!
We don’t want to rip you off.
But we don’t want to rip ourselves off either.

Thank you all for your support and love!
We ABSOLUTELY LOVE being able to meet and photograph such beautiful families and we would love to keep it happening.

*anyone who has previously booked a family session with us for this year will pay the amount we previously discussed at time of booking*

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