I only have one basic, customizable Kids portrait "package". I charge $350.00 for a one hour on-location portrait session in Lake or Porter (Indiana) Counties (options for additional portraits session time or photographing at multiple locations are available at an additional charge). I charge extra to go into Chicago (or elsewhere... have passport, will travel) to cover my added expenses and time. If the location for the photo shoot is a sport game, an additional charge will be applied to pay for any admission fee charged to attend the game. Also, additional charges apply if I am to photograph more than one kid at a session.
This session can be of traditional poses… OR as a FUN alternative, I can capture the laughter and determination on your child’s face as they actually PLAY… on a play ground… or at a sport. Unlimited poses and/or candid shots of the action.
From that session, I create a proof gallery where you will see most of the photos from that session (I remove the clearly bad ones... eyes closed, clearly bad "smile", etc) and then you pick up to 15 of your favorite shots (of course, you can select more than 15, but each additional pose is $25.00).
Once the favorites have been selected, I edit the favorites (color correct, touch up (remove zits, etc.), add effects). I also include a portrait montage of your favorites set to professionally recorded music, and I will create one special collage with my choice of photos (selected from your favorites). Additional collages may be commissioned from your edited favorites for $30.00 each. And you may want to consider having us create a beautiful coffee table book to preserve your chosen, edited images. We can customize your album to match your Kid's tastes and personality.
The edited photos will then be placed in a new password protected gallery where you will be able to download the high-resolution digital images which may be used for unlimited personal (non-commercial) use (i.e. posted to Facebook or other social media) and you will be able to print them anywhere you want.
If you would like to get professional prints, you can order them directly from the website. My prices are very reasonable (and you will NEVER beat the quality at WalMart or Walgreens or any local retail printer all of which use cheap paper and cheap dyes), but you have no obligation to get your prints from me. If you are looking to buy a large number of prints (especially wallets where you are wanting 100+ of the same pose), then we can see if a discount may be given on print prices (I contract with several professional print houses that give discounts after a certain number of prints, and I am happy to pass on those savings when possible).
If you have any questions or would like to book a session, please do not hesitate to contact me.