family joy

I work to capture your authentic selves and send you home timeless photos that are full of warmth and life. How do I do that? By taking the time to genuinely connect with each person in your family. Our time together will not be rushed or forced. We go at your families pace—leaving space for us to capture sweet and real moments that showcase you and your little (or big) crew.

When was the last time your family came together to take professional photos? Was it awkward and staged? Stiff and inauthentic? It's time that changes. Gone are the days of cold, stiff family portraits. You know the ones where everyone is trying to look like something they're not. Ya, no those days are over.

Family Sessions begin at $250 for one hour but people end up spending closer to $300.

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—david + roshena

12/10 would recommend!

—deja & joe

Loved Jaymie's energy and company.

—dakota & ty

I never felt awkward or uncomfortable

questions

Frequently asked

HOW MANY IMAGES WILL I RECEIVE?

You will recieve a minumum of 20-30 images. These will be edited, high resolution images edited by yours truly and delvivered within one week of our time togther.

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR FOR MY SHOOT?

First and foremost, I think it's important to wear something that makes you feel most like yourself. The more comfortable you are, the more that will shine through in photos! I do offer a what to wear guide for each specific location we may go to! This will be emailed to you during our planning process

WHAT ARE YOUR TRAVEL FEES?

I do not charge travel fees for any local to Mono/Inyo County locations—if we create a customize family experience, travel fees will be included in the price!

WHAT HAPPENS IF I HAVE TO CANCEL?

In order to book your date, I require a 50% non-refundable retainer. If you have to cancel, I will work with you to try and reschedule/find a better time for you and your family!

WHAT IF THERE'S BAD WEATHER?

The Eastern Sierra can be tricky when it comes to weather—if there is bad weather where we had planned to go, I'm going to work some magic and find an alternate location for us to shoot at! If that doesn't work then we'll explore other times we could move the shoot to.

but we are super duper awkward

SAME HERE! I am a major dork and odd ball myself. And I really love people. You have nothing to prove with getting photos taken. If you're feeling awkward, we'll work together to find something that feels more natural for you.

WILL YOU HELP ME FIND a location?

Yes please! I have a location and what to wear guide I'll even send you to help you get some visual ideas of where we an go.

HOW DO YOU ACCEPT PAYMENTS?

I accept payments online! I ask for a 50% retainer at the time of booking and the last 50% the day before our shoot. :)

can we bring our doggo?

Heck yes you can! I love dogs so so much. I just ask you might bring a friend along to help be dog wrangler for when we want a few photos without your perfect fur baby.

HOW FAR WILL YOU TRAVEL?

Honestly? Anywhere—it's a dream of mine to photograph families canyoneering in Zion National Park, or exploring the dunes of Death Valley. I used to work as a guide and LOVE working with kids and big kids in adult bodies while in nature. So, you want to go somewhere neat? Twist my arm!

Gone are the days of cold, stiff family portraits. You know the ones where everyone is trying to look like something they're not. Ya, no those days are over. I work to capture your authentic selves and send you home timeless photos that are full of warmth and life.

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