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Don't worry....I'll keep it simple and hold your hand throughout the entire process



Book Your Session


  • Mutually agree on the session date & time 

  • Chat on the phone for the pre-session consultation to discuss and customize your session’s details (location options, what to wear, how to prepare, etc)

  • Electronically sign a photography agreement to officially hold your session date & time on my calendar. My photography agreement details the processes, prices, timelines, copyrights, model releases, and rescheduling options.

  • No advanced deposit is required.  


Advance Preparations


  • Review my Portrait Session Welcome Guide for ideas and details about your upcoming session 

  • Finalize your session location

  • Start planning what you will wear for the session 

  • Feel free to text pictures of what you are considering wearing if you would like feedback and suggestions for what will photograph well and look coordinated as a group


Finalize Your Order


  • Schedule your post-session consultation to discuss your Collection order

  • Finalize your order over the course of the month

  • Your online previewing gallery will expire after four weeks. A two-week extensions can be purchased for a $25 reposting fee. 

  • Pay the remaining balance of your Collection through your gallery’s online payment portal

  • Your gallery's payment portal accepts credit cards or as an alternative, you can always mail a check


Session Day


  • Touch base the day before the session to double confirm our plans and exact meeting location

  • Discuss a contingency plan if the weather looks like it may be questionable

  • Relax and trust's going to be fun!  


Online Image Previewing Gallery


  • Expect a request to pay a $250 non-refundable deposit approximately two weeks after your session

  • Access your online, private, sharable previewing gallery once your non-refundable payment is received

  • Every client’s online gallery is unique, but most 60-90 minute sessions yield 100+ custom-edited images

  • Spend the next four weeks deciding which images are your favorites! 


Order Delivery


  • For Authentic and Monochrome Portrait Sessions, approximately two weeks after your remaining balance is paid, your digital images will be mailed to your street address on a flash drive.  

  • Any optional reprints ordered will be arranged for pick-up in Arlington, VA. 

  • Headshot session digital images are sent electronically through a Dropbox Folder to your email address for downloading.

Not ready to contact me but still want more information?  

Check out my Client Welcome Guides: 

Family Portrait Welcome Guide

Senior Welcome Guide

Headshot and Social Media Welcome Guide

Or contact me through my Inquire page with with additional questions or to book your session.

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