portraits of a life well lived
The best photos are made with interesting light, interesting composition, and interesting people. You show up fully present with your family so you can make memories and love each other well. I show up fully present so you can trust that every moment, both big and small, is captured honestly.
Together we'll preserve your legacy of life & love.
- Elliot Erwitt
- Hybrid coverage of digital & film photography
- A pre-session consultation and questionnaire to go through the details of your day
- Open and timely communication with me so you can feel confident and prepared for your photo experience
- Candid, heartfelt approach to photograph you and your people unscripted as you experience your life together
- A downloadable slideshow of your portrait session gallery
- High-res digital images with full personal usage rights delivered within 3 weeks
- Control over online presence through optional social media + website releases
- Personalized private online gallery for viewing, downloading and ordering prints of your photos
Straightforward portrait pricing so you always know what to expect.
Start your family portrait experience with your choice of weekend (Saturday/Sunday) or weekday (Monday-Friday) dates.
Upgrade to full day coverage +$700
Polaroid Keepsakes +$150
Heirloom Photo Album + $1200
Childhood Memento Books +$150/ea
Weekday - $500
Weekend - $750
Enhance your experience with these thoughtful little extras.
*Domestic US travel fees may apply. No travel fees for Minneapolis/St. Paul or NW Iowa area sessions.*
Your images will be edited with true-to-life colors with a hint of film vibes. I prioritize vibrant, honest skin tones so you and your people will always look like yourselves. Your photos will stand the test of time.
01. TRUE-TO-LIFE EDITING THAT HONORS DIVERSE SKIN TONES
Forget the rules of how family photos "should" look. Embrace the beautiful chaos of how it feels to parent your children in this stage of life. Wear what makes you feel good, then get down on the floor and play with your babies. I promise you'll walk away with magical photos.
02. Less stress + more play
03. Quality photos ready to print
Though your photos are delivered as high resolution digital files, they come ready to be printed! Make use of the online store attached to your gallery, or print through your favorite companies. Not sure what to print? I'm here to support and advise! Give your children the gift of tangible mementos from their childhood.
When you hire me, you'll have access to questionnaires, planning resources, and other photo-related advice delivered right to your inbox. With a pre-session consultation and an "open door" email policy, I'm truly in your corner the whole way.
04. EXPERT RESOURCES + CLEAR AND TIMELY COMMUNICATION
"I have no words. The pictures Ashley took of my family are so amazing & perfect and exactly what I was looking for. I just keep scrolling through them over and over and over. She took my world & captured it, all the perfectly imperfect moments that I never want to forget with the people I love the most. Ashley captured emotions and attitudes and most of all, love. I will truly treasure these pictures forever. She is fantastic at what she does." - Kathy