The Portrait Experience

Our sessions are designed to be fun and relaxed, and each session is tailored to fit your family. Our photography and editing style is heavily centered around incorporating the “untouched” beauty of the Outer Banks. For this reason, sessions take place at Coquina Beach in South Nags Head, and are scheduled around sunset. We typically allocate around an hour to capture your family, but sometimes we’re able to finish up in less time when your group contains mostly adults or older children.

For Extended Family Sessions we have a tried and true workflow to capture a variety of different groupings, covering all the branches of the family.  In an effort to capture everyone we start with the larger group photo, grandparents w/ grandkids, etc -before moving on to the individual family photos. These sessions are designed to fit a lot of groupings into our standard session time, and you should expect it to feel like several “mini sessions” all together. 

For Single Family Sessions we have a little more freedom to explore and change up our posing as we’re able to devote the entire hour to capturing just your family. With any session, the first half of our time together is typically spent up in the dunes and is geared towards getting those faces smiling at the camera, while the second half focuses on more relaxed candids down near the water’s edge.

As a momma of two little ones, I know all too well that sometimes kids just aren’t having it…and that’s ok! We do our best to get those smiling faces, but sometimes find we just have to resort to more candid and organic moments. We like to keep things moving to avoid littles ones getting bored in the same spot for too long. When all else fails, getting up and moving around is key!

In addition to working with family groups of all sizes, we happily welcome couples, high school seniors, maternity, and branding sessions. The Outer Banks is the perfect backdrop for capturing any milestone!

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Session Pricing

Pricing below includes the session, image editing, private online gallery, &
high-resolution digital files w/ print release.

*Digital images are delivered electronically via digital download from your gallery.

1-5 People $550
6-10 People $650
11-15 People $750
16-20 People $850
21+ People Please Inquire

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