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I am located in Somerset, Kentucky.

I shoot with Fuji XT5 and XT4.  My favorite lenses are 35 1.4 and 56 1.2

I use both Lightroom CC and Photoshop CC.

I currently accept cash, credit card, PayPal.  I also offer payment plans. If you have questions about that, please feel free to send me a message.

The retainer payment is 25% of the total of your session.  The 25% secures me for that date.  If for a wedding, there are no other shoots on the day of the wedding. The retainer is non-refundable.

Yes, from time to time I offer specials as well as Mini Sessions. I also offer discounts for all active and retired military service members as well as fire and police.  Please sign up for my newsletter where all discounts are announced first.  

Yes! I have several Professional Photographer Friends who are my second shooters. 

My style doesn’t allow my heart to only give my clients a few images or prints. That’s why my collections deliver your whole gallery. When telling your story + documenting your moments I don’t want to leave out any details – and I don’t want you to miss them either. My beautiful online galleries always offer a la carte pricing for prints, canvases, and albums. Leaving you with the whole story – not just a chapter. 

I always recommend printing through your gallery link or other reputable printers. Printing at box stores like Walgreens, Walmart, Target, etc.  are not high quality printers and I can not guarantee their quality or correct colors with printing. 

Yes, I back them up on a hard drive. I keep sessions on this for up to 3 months and weddings for a year.

 I will place the finished images on an online downloadable gallery. The images will be deleted after 30 days so please make sure to save your images onto something safe. I can also add your images onto a flash drive but an additional fee will be added to your total. 

Collections include communication with me prior to your session on location, lighting, timing, wardrobe, and special details you want captured during our time together. Also includes my travel time to/from location (within 40 minutes of zip code 42503), post processing with hand editing your gallery, personalized online viewing gallery, and access to my my online store. Sessions are around 60 to 90 minutes depending on the flow of your family / business. Your collection includes all of the best full size digital files with a print release. My online galleries also provide access to my professional printer for prints, canvases, albums and a variety of unique and gorgeous options. I am also happy to accomodate payment plans prior to your session.

Laid back! I focus on connections + authenticity versus posed portraiture. Don’t worry, I’ll get the shot or two of everyone looking – but that’s not my focus. I use no formal props and encourage having activities/ideas for children or a location that spurs creative play. I do minimal posing and provide prompts to enhance interactions between couples + families. I shoot a variety of flattering angles and will guide you on what to do while encouraging real connections. 

Anything you would normally bring to the location with your family I welcome! (Guitars, books, favorite teddy bear, picnic basket, football, etc). I want your images to reflect emotion + connection – and out of place props take away from that. BUT keep in mind – I LOVE anything unique you think of! Let’s get C R E A T I V E and make your session represent Y O U and yours.

I totally get it.  The beauty of lifestyle photography is that it’s so relaxed. I encourage moments for your kids to explore the area (which is typically new to them!) And i’ll get some shots of them playing in the dirt, finding an amazing bug, or running after their sibling. A little dirt on tiny pants and toes is darling and I’m happy to chase after your ever-moving children. Your children being themselves will make your session so special and help you all remember just as things were. Perfectly imperfect. Embrace it Mama and know that together we got this. You don’t worry about a thing. 

Yes – it does matters! Colors, textures, and styles are all important in representing the feel of your session.  In my welcome guide I have all of my tips and tricks for styling.  I can even put a moodboard together with colors and styles to help you.  I also encourage clients to text me pics of what you have chosen ahead of time.  It really helps me to get a visual of what you are wearing.  

Yes, I am always happy to travel for any type of session. I love to travel and discover new places. Keep in mind I do need notice to plan and make arrangements to travel.  When you inquire with me, just mention the preferred location and I will fill you in on the details. Travel fees vary depending if I need to stay somewhere overnight.  Some of my favorite shoots are when I get to travel and come to you. 

Because of lighting! It is gold! And it literally runs the entire show. Portraits need to happen at the right time in the right light to get the same type of work you see all over my Instagram and website. But don’t freak out, I will be happy to help with the planning process to make sure we have all the golden goodness we need!

It depends on the package but included in every collection is my dedicated attention to helping you in every possible way in planning to get the best photos that we can. 

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