Family & Children’s Portrait Photography
Specialising in outdoor family and children portrait sessions, Dezire Studios will create your next stunning portrait. Portrait photography sessions include traditional family sessions, extended family sessions, creative children’s portraits and even intimate newborn portraits.
Portrait photography sessions last up to an hour-and-a-half and are a total adventure. The candid and natural portrait session will capture your lifestyle and personality for a complete, intimate and special experience.
Step 1. Pre-portrait consultation:
Before the photo shoot, a pre-portrait consultation is normally held via phone or Skype. Personal consultations are also available.
During the consultation, we will discuss with you the most suitable time and location for your session. Our experienced photographer will provide information on what to wear to your sessions and how to prepare for your portrait.
Our product range and payment options will be shared with you. The different options available to furnish your home with after the portrait shoot.
During this short consultation, you will become better acquainted with the photographer who will photograph your portrait. Building this rapport before a photograph is taken will ensure the photo session is a smooth experience.
Step 2. The portrait shoot:
Portrait photography sessions can be up to an hour-and-a-half adventure (obviously this depends on your kids). Family photo sessions are a rich vibrant experience full of fun and excitement.
Relax and enjoy yourself during the experience. Kids especially can feel stressful vibes and this could make things difficult for the photo shoot. Our patience with the kids will allow you to stay stress-free.
Family portrait sessions are candid and natural and will capture your lifestyle and personality. To help your kids adjust to the environment and become settled for the photo shoot we recommend you arrive 5-10 minutes before your session time.
Step 3. First, sneak peek:
48 hours – Within 48 hours after the portrait photography session, you will see post a little preview of your session on social media sites. Share the link family and friends so they too can enjoy the experience. Images posted online are generally proof standard only and copyright restrictions apply for downloading and printing.
Step 4. Preview and ordering:
21 days – Images from your portrait session will begin being processed immediately. A full preview of the photographs will be available within 3 weeks of your portrait sitting. Here you will have the opportunity to re-live your family photo shoot and finalise which photographs will make up your order.
Viewing your photographs is a delight. Using a stylish, interactive presentation software, you will receive a virtual look at what the prints will look like in on your walls. Purchase your favourite images with complete confidence.
Approximately 35 images are shown at the preview session for wall print options. Presentation album and designer books will display approximately 100 images. Albums preview use a pre-designed version for your viewing pleasure.
Digital proofs will be available online for 3 days after your preview session to allow the extended family the opportunity to order their own private collections and have them processed with your order.
Step 5. Collecting your order:
28 days – For a quick turn around on your completed order, we recommend placing the bulk of your order is placed at preview session. Framed print, albums and digital collections are to picked up together.
Unless there are delays in stock from our suppliers your complete order should be ready for collection within 4-6 weeks from the time you placed the order.
Step 6. Online options and downloads:
Once your completed order from the portrait photography session has been collected, clients that have ordered digital version will be given a code to download the high-resolution version. Family and friends will have this code available to them too. Online viewing via a standard gallery is available for 3 months online. Online orders can still be placed during this time.