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Look back on family portrait sessions with joy. Family photo shoots are planned with fun and movement in mind. No worrying about awkward poses and perfect smiles. Don't worry - we'll get plenty of great formal family photos. But I'll be catching all the beautiful candid moments in between.

Have fun and let me handle the hard stuff. As a mom of 3, I know how challenging it can be to organize the family for photos. I'll help with all the location planning and outfit guidance. Family sessions are designed to be fun and flexible to allow for any ages and personalities that you bring.

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Family Portrait Experience

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How We Make Photo Magic Happen

I know it can be a challenge to plan around everything your family has going on. So go ahead an either fill out my contact form or head over to my booking page to make an inquiry. I will get back to you within 48 hours and we will find a session date and time that fits your needs. 

Get in touch and we'll find the perfect time for your family session.

Step one: Let's book it!

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You get to tell me a little bit about you, your family, what type of session you would like, and your hopes for family portraits. I will do everything I can to tailor your photo shoot to your family needs. I will help with location planning and outfit guidance as much as you like. I can even connect you with great style guides to make sure you get the look you are going for.

This is the part where we have fun planning your ideal session.

Step two: We plan it!

You've done all the hard work getting a portrait session scheduled, organizing outfits, and pushing your family out the door. Now you can relax and have some fun. Don't stress over meltdowns and imperfect moments. Sessions are flexible and designed to navigate around family dynamics. We will incorporate lots of movement, fun, poses that work for your group, and capture all the candid stuff in between.

It's your turn to show up, have fun, and let me do all the work.

Step three: Your session day!

A day or two after your session, I will send you a sneak peek of some of your photos. Make sure you are paid in full to receive these. Feel free to enjoy, post, and share any of these photos! 2-4 weeks (depending on the season) after your session, your gallery will be delivered. Download as many images as you want, order prints from your gallery store, share the gallery link with family and friends, and post your gorgeous photos. Time to enjoy them!!

Finally, the really good stuff... You get to enjoy your family photos.

Step two: Sneak peeks and galleries!

book your session!

Package starts at $550

- 50+ high resolution edited images
- 60 minutes
- location planning and outfit guidance 
- Private online gallery 
- Image delivery 2-4 weeks, sneak peeks in a day! 
- Gallery store for prints and products
- Unlimited downloads and print rights

you'll receive:

Family Package

I will send you sneak peek photos within a day or two of your session. Have fun sharing with family and friends right away!!

Sneak Peeks

Unlimited downloads and print rights of all the images in your package. All delivered in a private online gallery. Easy shopping within your gallery store for prints and products.

Unlimited downloads and private gallery store

I'm here to make this as stress free as possible! I will walk you through finding a great location and planning outfits that look great on camera. Just reach out anytime you need support.

Location planning and outfit guidance

What every family session includes...

— Rachel

"Oh my gosh!!! I LOVE these!!! They look amazing Janelle."

— Kaylynne

"Oh my goodness! These are amazing! Thank you so much!"

"Janelle, thank you so much. I didn't even know how much I needed these.... and they have filled me with joy and contentment. I can't thank you enough for these beautiful images. I will cherish them forever."
— Sarah

"I can't thank you enough for these beautiful images."

I'm a fun, adventurous, romantic at heart. I'm also a mom, dog lover, horse owner, former teacher, and bookworm. I'm equal parts introvert and extrovert. I love to stay home and cozy up with a book or movie, but I also have a great time getting out and connecting with other people

Every family has a story to tell, and I find joy capturing whatever chapter families are in. Every season of life is worth documenting. Those seasons tell a beautiful story. Each family is different, and so are each of my family sessions. I like to find out what your hopes and goals are before we start planning the right photo shoot for you. I always do my best to make the entire process as easy and stress free as possible. 

My family photography style is light, bright, and romantic. I keep colors true to life and work to capture genuine expression, movement, and emotion. We always get some great formal, posed photos, but I really love to catch the candid moments and interactions that make up who you are as a family.

I'm Janelle — nationally featured and published photographer.

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Family photos that are fun, relaxed, and tailored perfectly for you and your loved ones.

Capture this season of your life