Family Forever 

A Cherished Family Experience

Our lives are so busy it's hard to carve time into the calendar for family portraits. Trust me...I know. However, families grow and change so quickly we can't forget to capture each stage. Our busy days will someday fade away and leave us with only memories...don't miss out on capturing your loved ones as they are today, so you can remember for a lifetime!

Creative Session Fee

$595

The creative session fee covers your pre-consultation, portrait session, post-processing & presentation of your images, your personal view & order appointment or online gallery, and product design. 

 

The session fee includes 45 hi-resolution digital files via online download. A print release accompanies the images which are printable up to an 8x10. ​All professional prints, products, and additional digital files may be purchased at your view and order appointment.

These sessions are typically scheduled Monday - Saturday 1 - 1 1/2 hours prior to sunset. Sessions last 1 - 2 hours.

 

Sessions include immediate family members only. Please inquire if interested in adding extended family members to your session. 

A 50% session retainer is due at the time of booking to secure your session date. The session retainer is non-refundable and non-transferable. Final session payment is due on the day of your session.

Cash and credit card payment options are available. 

 

*Due to the custom nature of sessions and the time devoted to each client, a limited number of sessions are available each month. It is best to book your session as early as possible.*

8% sales tax is applied to orders that include products

The Creative Session Fees are based on session location being within 30 miles of Mount Pleasant, SC. If you have interest, but live further than 30 miles, we can discuss alternative pricing at your convenience.*

$795

Lifestyle

Underwater

The creative session fee covers your pre-consultation, portrait session, post-processing & presentation of your images, your personal view & order appointment, and product design. 

 

The lifestyle underwater session fee includes 20 hi-resolution digital files via online download. A print release accompanies the images which are printable up to an 8x10. Additional products, prints, and digital files may be purchased at your view and order appointment.​​

Lifestyle underwater family sessions include all family members having fun laughing & swimming. If your family spends time on a watercraft skiing & tubing, these sessions can also include capturing the action of everyday fun behind the boat. Think of it, memories of summer days captured forever.

While underwater sessions can be scheduled year-round, they are typically scheduled Saturday mornings March thru November. Depending on client comfort with water and coach-ability, session time can vary between 2-3 hours

 

Sessions are located at a heated outdoor pool in the Charleston area, the client's backyard pool or the beach.

A 50% session retainer is due at the time of booking to secure your session date. The session retainer is non-refundable and non-transferable. Final session payment is due on the day of your session.

Cash and credit card payment options are available. 

 

*Due to the custom nature of sessions and the time devoted to each client, a limited number of sessions are available each month. It is best to book your session as early as possible.*

8% sales tax is applied to orders that include products

 What to Expect 

Introduction

Family portraits are a beautiful reflection of your family to cherish forever. Preparation and communication are the keys to a successful session. I welcome your ideas and hope to discuss any questions or concerns you might have during our pre-consultation meeting.

Outdoor family sessions are scheduled year round and include 45 hi-resolution digital files. If clients prefer indoor studio-style family images the session fee includes 25 (not 45) hi-resolution digital files. Due to limited in-studio space, sessions are limited to 6 adult-sized individuals. 

Outdoor sessions can take place at your home or at a location of your choice in the Charleston area. Please note that some locations require a fee to photograph on premise. If you choose a location that requires a fee, the premise fee will be added to your retainer. 

Family portraits are NOT just portraits of your family group. Family sessions include both posed and candid shots, as well as, any family groupings requested by the client. For example, standard groupings you will receive are the "fireplace" photo (posed family image), as well as, candid portraits of your family playing games, talking, laughing etc. You will also receive individual child portraits, sibling portraits, parent/couple images and each parent with individual children, as well as, each parent with all children. These portrait groupings vary from session to session based on each clients unique requests and desires. 

Family sessions are typically scheduled Monday - Saturday and can last 1-2 hours, depending on the number of individuals involved. Weekend and holiday sessions are limited, please schedule in advance. 

Before your Session

Prior to your session, we will touch base either in-person, or via phone/email so that you can communicate your session requests, as well as your clothing colors. Outfit colors should be considered and planned - we want your gallery to flow seamlessly with the location choice or in-studio background. 

"What should we wear for our family session?" said every client. ;)

I know, I know...it's a parent's worst nightmare trying to plan and coordinate a family look that's not "too matchy, matchy". 

Here are a few tips:

- Think coordinating, not matching. Incorporate colors and patterns that fit well together. Lay it out and make sure you like the coordinated look and colors. Try everything on and make sure it fits. Please iron outfits before your session, wrinkles can be difficult to disguise when post-processing.

I beg you...please don't have each family member show up in a different color plaid shirt!

- Don't be afraid of color. Choose a few neutral colors, and then add a few bright accents. Accessories such as scarves, necklaces, and clothing layers are great. 

- No logos please. Try to keep the look timeless and avoid clothing with logos.

- Prior to your session, send a text or email with outfit pictures. If preferred, your pre-consultation can take place at your home. While at your home, I can answer any questions you have, as well as, do a wardrobe consultation.  

Visit my "What to Wear for Family Photos" guide on Pinterest                       for more clothing suggestions. 

Email your home wall snapshots for product discounts! Actually see your portraits projected on your walls so

 

that you can be confident in your decision making.     

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During your Session

After your Session

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The day has arrived... your planning and preparation have payed off. Everybody is relaxed and stress free, ready to have a great time bonding together at your family session. 

Relax and have fun, you are creating memories of a lifetime!

Following your family session, you will receive a special sneak peek within 48 hours. Sneak peeks are my favorite way to say, "Thank you!" for the special time we spent together during your session. This watermarked image can be shared and enjoyed via social media with friends and family. 

Client reveal appointments are scheduled 1 week following your session and scheduled via conversation while we are together. Reveal appointments are in-person, however, for clients who travel a great distance reveal appointments can be virtual. I understand the busyness of life, sometimes it's easier to view the gallery without traveling back to the studio.

 

Recommend Alisha Cory Photography to a friend who books a session and receive $50 towards any future portrait session and/or product!

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CONTACT:

Alisha Cory

2045 Shell Ring Circle

Mount Pleasant, SC 29466

(843) 507 2250

info@alishacoryphoto.com

HOURS:

Monday 9am-4pm

Tuesday 9am-4pm

Wednesday 9am-4pm

Thursday 9am-4pm

Friday 9am-4pm

Saturday 9am-4pm