Families

The Joyful Process

Portfolio

Kind Words

Your family photo experience should be fun. We'll capture your family just being you. Running, swinging from dad's arms, family tickle fights, and much more.

We'll say goodbye to stiff, overly posed photos, and instead welcome moments that are candid and genuine. These are the photos that will showcase your family's story, and the love you share.

Imaging having a life long photographer who can document your family at every stage. We create such a genuine connection with all of our families.

We'll take your experience one step further by helping you showcase your images in your home so you can enjoy your memories every day. You don't have to worry about feeling overwhelmed with your images. We'll make it easy for you to display your photos by custom designing a wall gallery and album for your home.


The Experience

The Joyful Process

Portfolio

Kind Words

We create such a genuine connection with all of our families. Imagine having a life long photographer who can document your family at every stage. 

We'll take your experience one step further by helping you showcase your images in your home so you can enjoy your memories every day. You don't have to worry about feeling overwhelmed with your images. We'll make it easy for you to display your photos by custom designing a wall gallery and album for your home.




Your family photo experience should be fun. We'll capture your family just being you. Running, swinging from dad's arms, snuggling, playing games, family tickle fights, and much more.

We'll say goodbye to stiff, overly posed photos, and instead welcome moments that are candid and genuine. These are the photos that will showcase your family's unique story. 

The Experience

Heirloom Products

Families


Babies


Heirloom Products

Families

Newborn to 12 Months

Babies

The Joyful process

1/6

Choosing a photographer can be an overwhelming process. The phone chat is a great way for us to get to know each other and see if we are a good mutual fit. 

Hey friend,
let's Chat!

2/6

We connected on our phone chat, and you decided that I'm the family photographer you've been looking for.  To secure your session, there is a creative fee, and contract. 

Let's work Together!

3/6

We'll chat about what to wear, what to expect, and much more to make sure that you have an amazing experience, and feel excited about your upcoming session.

Creative Consult

4/6

Your session date is finally here, and I know we are going to have so much fun. I'll guide your family with interactive prompts so that you'll walk away with candid and genuine photos. 

Family photo time!

5/6

Two weeks after your session, we'll get together either in person or virtually for a viewing party. I'll help you get your photos off your screen and on display in a custom wall gallery and heirloom album. 

Viewing Party

6/6

It's incredibly special for me to capture life's milestones for families as their children grow and change over the years. You can rest assured that I'll be your life long photographer. 

We'll Never Say Goodbye

kind words

"We did a family portrait session with Chelsey. She was such a gem to work with! She was so kind and made the session easy. Best of all, the photos came out so beautiful! We would recommend Chelsey to anyone and will work with her in the future."

Angela Lonski

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