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Pre-Consultation Guide

This is an important decision and rarely performed ritual to showcase a special moment in your families life. Its an investment of time, money, and effort all of which pale in comparison to losing out on that timeless memory. I believe the best results occur when values can be communicated between the wants and needs of the client and the vision and skill of the photographer. Before moving on,  I want to discover your needs and desires in order to customize the photoshoot in order to produce an image that represents your vision and values. 


Here are a few questions that should help bring things into focus:

What is this photograph going to be used for?
  • A showcase piece or fine wall art (print or canvas) 

  •  Framed print/album as gift for loved one

  • Images for your Holiday cards

  •  Website or social media

  • When scheduling your session with younger children pay careful attention to their daily schedule (nap time/feeding time) and try to work within the best time frame.

  • Breaks , rest periods, and patience will be implemented to maintain happy baby status.

What time of day for the Photoshoot?

  • I am an on location photographer, that means no studio work. I am central to Walnut Creek, Alamo, Danville, and San Ramon (travel fees applied outside of these boundaries)​

    • The exact location will be narrowed down in the consultation stage​

  • In home sessions available as this setting is most the most comfortable for a newborn/ small child, works great for formal group shots, and lends itself to natural spontaneous shots.


  • If multiple locations are desired we can start in home and travel to local parks/city features or venture into the foothills

What is the Location of the Photoshoot?

What to Wear?

Here are some tips to simply your choices when selecting an outfit/outfits for the photoshoot


Tried and true

  • Simple and solid colors = Classic

  • Neutral colors will remain timeless and fashionable for years to come.

Things to Avoid

  • logos, writing, characters, distracting patterns, busy stripes, numerous solid colors

  • It's usually best for the entire groups not to match, unless you are seeking a particular look.


For babies and kids

  • Loose clothing is to be avoided and slightly snug will photograph well.

  • Make sure to try the clothing choices prior to session to make sure everything fits well.


For families

  • No need to match, but you should consider colors that complement each other. 

  • Choose 2-4 colors some neutral some brighter and mix and match


For an endless stream of ideas and inspiration for family outfits, will consume you.

Overall, wear something that represents who you are and something that you like to wear.



Book your Photo Session Below:

30-45 minutes -Select Locations in Walnut Creek offered November until holiday season. -Includes 5 photographs
Holiday Card Package
45 min
-In Home or Hospital Visit -About 2 Hours -Includes 10 photographs
Newborn Photo Session
2 hr
Family/Child Photo Session -In Home or local Park -About 2 Hours -Includes 10 photographs
Family/Child Photo Session
2 hr
-Choose either All day or 2 photo sessions -Includes all photographs and 1 Fine Art Print -Allows for Multiple Photo Shoot Locations/Travel
Premier Family Package
6 hr
Guided services into Diablo Foothills (or any East Bay Regional Park/W.C. OS) for your family -Multiple photo sessions along the hike -Includes all photos and 1 Fine Art...
Children in Nature
6 hr

All Photo Sessions include:

  • Initial consultation

  • Photo session

  • Image package

  • Access to members area* 

Don't see the Photo session you were looking for?


See my customized services for more and contact me with additional details

*Access to Members area includes the following:

  • Ultimate Guide to bring your child into Nature

  • Map of best camping locations in the Bay Area: Car Camping, Group 

  • Camping, and Backpacking

  • Map displaying significant Oak tree locations (mostly Bay Area)

  • Access to large size landscape gallery

  • Ability to buy limited edition prints​

  • Images will be delivered to you in a proof gallery where you can choose your favorites. Your choices will be professionally edited and delivered about two weeks after you finalize your selections. ​

  • Additional photographs $25 each

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