Each session is tailor-made specifically for you. Therefore, I offer a limited number of sessions each year to ensure quality and attention to detail in my work and to my clients. I love being as involved as you need to ensure you have the best time ever! This means as many consultations as needed, styling advice, weather stalking, drawing up backup plans, location scouting, all of it. Basically, I am about to become your best friend for a while so get ready!
All fees are subject to VA sales tax. Pricing may change at any time without prior notice; however, the rate at the time of booking will be honored for your session.
Don't see what you need or want additional information? Drop me a line and let's chat! Every family is different, I would love to see how I can best serve you.
Starts at $1200
Spending just an hour of your life in front of my camera is such a fleeting moment in the grand scheme of things. What magic could happen if you let me into your lives for more than an hour or two?
- Up to 60 minutes session
- 30 hi-res images of your choice w/ rights to personal use/reproduction
- Perfect for maternity, larger families (up to 6 ppl), in-home lifestyle newborn, love stories
- Up to 30 minutes session
- 10 hi-res images of your choice w/ rights to personal use & reproduction
- Perfect for small families (3-4 ppl), couples, milestone celebrations
Where are you based? Do you travel?
I'm located in Northern Virginia, 20190 to be exact. I provide services to the general DMV metro area. Locations within 40 miles round trip of 20190 are considered local and will not be subject to a travel fee.
When will we get our photos?
You will receive an online gallery link with all your photos within a max of 2 weeks (sometimes less depending on the season I photograph your story). You can view the photos you want from the gallery, choose your favorites, and also order prints!
I'm/we're awkward. Can you help us?
Hey Awkward, I'm Denise. I have nifty tricks to get you to loosen up when we meet (no it's not alcohol) so just come as you are and I'll take it from there. p.s. embrace your awkward, it's cool, you're cool.
Do I need a permit for the location I want?
Depends on the location and whether you wish to pay the fee(s) associated with the location! A lot of locations owned by states, counties, NPS, private venues, etc do require a permit process, whether paid or not. Ex: the National Mall and Memorial Park requires both an application fee and a permit fee. For Fairfax county, I acquire a yearly renewable permit that allows me to do professional photography in any FFX park. Let me know what you're thinking and I can help guide you through the process!
Can our extended family join us?
Your session is for your immediate family nucleus. If you would like to include extended family (grandparents, siblings, cousins), please let me know when inquiring so I can provide a custom quote!
What do we wear?
Honestly? You could wear a burlap sack and we would still have fun with that. In all seriousness, wear what makes you feel your most comfortable, confident, bad-ass selves. For a solid cohesive look, pick a focal color for one person and accent tones for everyone else (i.e. dark green for momma, cream/sage/mauve/gold for everyone else). I am also super happy to provide advice/suggestions!!