School Portrait Event 2020

Fine Art School Portraits
Sept. 19th & 20th
Oct. 3rd & 4th

Not being in school in person shouldn’t mean you don’t get the opportunity to have your child’s age and personality captured to document their growing and learning this year. In an effort to serve those virtual-learning and homeschooling families, I’m happy to announce my offering of Fine Art School Portraits from my home garage here in Hampstead, NC! Not to worry–COVID guidelines will be followed by all.

Here’s a quick overview of how it works:

  • $25 to reserve your session date & time
  • Easy, fun, quick 15 minute session in my open garage in Hampstead
  • COVID safety measures observed
  • After your session, your online gallery is delivered to you via email
  • Coupon code for you to apply your $25 session fee to any purchase from your gallery. Everything is viewed, ordered, and paid online.
  • Offering a variety of print packages all priced at $45. Digital files starting at $55.

What makes this photography unique?

My goal during my short time with your child is not to force a cheesy smile. I’m looking for natural expressions, which will range from serious and pensive to sweet and silly. I will chat and interact with your child during our time together to elicit genuine expressions.

For photos that reflect the uniqueness of each child, I’ll be photographing against a simple black backdrop–a technique I use to be sure your child’s personality really shines through in the photos!

These portraits are perfect (and the timing is perfect too!) for making unique and custom holiday gifts for family and friends!

Book Your Spot Below!


What should my child wear?

• Avoid hoodies and shirts/tops with large illustrations, cartoon characters, or large logos on them.
• Bright colors, yes! Neon colors, no. Neon colors tend to reflect poorly onto the skin.
• Collared shirts, dresses/tops with pretty detail in the neck or shoulder area look great!

When can I expect to see the photos?

Within two weeks after your child’s portrait session date, you’ll receive an email from me containing a link to your child’s password-protected online gallery and a coupon code to apply your $25 session fee to any purchase of prints or digital files you make from your gallery.

How does ordering work?

Your child’s online gallery will be open for 7 days for viewing and ordering. Everything is viewed, ordered, and paid online. You will have the option to purchase prints, and digital images with printing rights. You will have 4-6 images in both color and black and white to select from in your gallery. From the gallery you can view the images and place orders online. Payment is handled directly through the viewing gallery. Print packages are $45 and digital files start at $55.

“Add-on” (a la carte) prints can be added to any print package or digital file order. You may also make your own package using the A La Carte items ($40 minimum). Digital orders are delivered via email immediately after payment clears. Print orders are mailed to the address you provide at checkout within 2-3 weeks of the ordering deadline. Shoot me an email at if you have any questions!

Can I share the gallery with family?

Grandparents and other relatives may also place orders through the gallery. Just be sure to share the gallery password with them!

If you’d like orders shipped to you or someone else, please be sure to include the shipping address in the “notes to studio” section.

A standard flat rate shipping charge will be added to print orders. Digital orders are delivered via email immediately after payment clears.

What is the quality of the prints?

Your photographs will be printed on the highest quality photographic paper and are finished with a lustre coating to protect them from aging, fingerprints and uv exposure.

One last thing . . .

Your child’s privacy is important to me! I occasionally like to post a sneak peek on social media from my school photo events or add new kids’ photos to my website and marketing materials. If you would be willing to give me permission to include your child’s photo (never any names) for these purposes, please complete the following release form. Thank you so much!

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