How Often You Should Have Family Photos Taken

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Perks Of Professional Family Portraits

I recommend having professional family portraits taken at least once a year. Time with your little ones is fleeting! And during the every day, it’s hard to remember to snap photos let alone set up the shot for ones you would want to hang on the walls. Having professional family photos done is such a sweet way to document your life in seasons!

Another amazing thing about my luxury portrait experience is that I believe your experience does not end after the session. The investment you are making in these images goes beyond just digital files – we provide numerous options on how to tangibly enjoy every image with luxury heirloom albums, custom gallery wall installations, and fine art prints.

mom and daughter laughing on bed
little girl in blue dress smiling
first birthday cake smash
first birthday cake smash
mom holding young girl on bed

Become A Part Of The Collective Membership Program

Many of my repeat clients become a part of my Collective Membership Program, which offers significant discounts and perks the more sessions you book. Signing up for this allows you to have priority session booking throughout the year and priority registration for my annual events (such as my very popular Santa Sessions and my annual Motherhood Event). Your photos will all flow together beautifully, and will create a timeless cohesive feel for your home as you have more and more sessions done.

mom holding little toddler
mom with two boys in chair
mom holding baby on chest

Photos Are Not Just For Holidays

If I asked you when during the year you would for sure have family portraits booked, you would probably say for the holidays — to go with your Holiday or New Year’s cards. There are so many memories that occur within a family during a single year, that it’s hard to remember it all without having stunning imagery capturing the best of the seasons. While I always recommend at least capturing family portraits once a year, booking at least two sessions in a year will give you a wonderful reflection of how your family has grown over the months, especially in the early years where they grow leaps and bounds in those short months.

toddler looking down at new baby sibling
boy snuggling santa claus
boy and girl sitting on chair

Never Miss A Single Moment

It is so important to not miss all of the sweet milestone moments for each child. So much changes within a year, especially if you have young children in your family. Babies lose their infant rolls, toddlers grow into preschoolers, children become taller, and you might have another baby bump before the year is over. Documenting all of your family milestones throughout the year guarantees that you will have those special occasions forever saved in beautiful imagery. I offer various portrait experiences throughout the year for this very reason: in the Spring I host my Annual Motherhood Event, and I host the most magical Santa Sessions with more than enough time to create your holiday cards.

mom and dad with two kids at beach
mom and dad tickling son
family photos in living room
mom and dad playing with kids on bed
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    michelle's photography style is composed of capturing emotion-filled images in soft & neutral tones. her use of natural light with simple, authentic beauty allows your family love and bond to capture the focus.

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