The process

Creating Your Portrait


Family photos, newborn photography, senior portraits – whatever brought you here, we’re so excited to have you! After you call or email us, it won’t be long till you’re rocking it in front of a camera. But first, business – here’s how everything works:

Step 1 // We start with a consultation to make sure we nail your photoshoot

Photographer Amy Garro will meet with you to discuss how you would like to be photographed. We’ll chat about everything from styling to locations to any fun activities you’d like to incorporate. And we might even peruse Pinterest together for some inspiration. This is also when we’ll look at sample products and go over pricing. But no worries – you don’t have to decide anything until you see your photos! You only buy what you love.

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Step 2 // We create beautiful portraits that capture your love and laughter

Amy grabs those all important “everyone’s looking at the camera and smiling!” shots, and moves on to natural, snuggly photos. Looking for something really fun? Paint parties, outdoor chalk drawing, and racing boats in the creek make for fantastic images. And just so you know – the studio bed is jumping-friendly for pillow fights!

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Step 3 // Your portraits are revealed at the ordering session

Come to the studio two to three weeks after your photoshoot to see your images for the first time. Printed proofs will show you exactly what you’re getting. Let’s lay out your proofs and find what you love.

Step 4 // We transform them into prints, albums, and wall galleries of the highest quality

Once you’ve picked your favorites, Amy will help you decide how to display your finished portraits. We have everything you need to make the decisions easier – including wall gallery software to see exactly what your images will look like in your house! And of course we provide you with matching digitals so you can share away on social media.

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Step 5 // Place them in your home – and enjoy forever

We capture memories so they last for a lifetime. You might look at digital files sitting on your computer a few times a year, but portraits on your wall? You’ll look at them every day.