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Family Photography Sessions in Gloucester

Have you ever looked at your children and wished that time would stand still for just a moment? To gush at those cheeky smiles for just a bit longer or to feel the warmth of their adoring cuddles. To pause and be able to breathe in the beauty and innocence of childhood. I can’t stop time for you. But I can capture memories that will last a lifetime.

I know how busy life can seem when you have children. But I strongly believe that you should take time out every now and then to stop what you’re doing and celebrate your growing family. Don’t wait for the perfect time, because there may never be such a thing.

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Here's what some of my clients had to say about their family photoshoot

Boguslawa

family photography Gloucester

Katie is a fantastic photographer. We had a family session with two children, a 3 and a 2 year-old and as you can imagine it was manic. I don’t know how Katie managed to get such fantastic shots from what I can remember was running around the room, chasing the kids! Katie has created a very relaxing atmosphere and came up with brilliant ideas for our photos. The pictures look stunning. Thank you Katie! Highly recommended.

Jackie

family photography Gloucester

We enjoyed our photo shoot with Katie. The session was relaxed and considering she had a 5 year old (just) and a 2 year old (just) to encourage to pose, everything went very well and produced a set of lovely photographs. Thank you.

Becca

Family photography studio Gloucester

We have had newborn photos and a family shoot and are so happy with the gorgeous photos Katie captured. We would be very happy to recommend her to any of our friends. Thank you again Katie it’s been brilliant to visit you and capture our new family memories x

Studio Photography Pricing

I offer timeless and traditional family portraits in the comfort of my home studio in Gloucester. I understand that children need time to adjust to new faces and places so you don’t need to worry about feeling rushed during your session. I want to make sure your photographs show your kids as the gorgeous, happy children that they really are.

If you prefer a more natural feel to your family photographs, then outdoor photoshoots offer the best of both worlds, with both posed group shots and natural, lifestyle photographs of you and your family. We’ll go out and enjoy the Gloucestershire countryside and I’ll let you and your children take the lead, capturing all the joy and those special little moments along the way. Click here to find out more.

  • Silver
  • £199
  • Up to 1 hour session

  • Full use of props

  • In-person photo viewing

  • 5 fully edited high resolution digital images available via download

  • £10 charity donation

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  • Gold
  • £349
  • Up to 1 hour session

  • Full use of props

  • In-person photo viewing

  • 10 fully edited high resolution digital images on a USB stick

  • 10 matching 8" x 10" prints

  • £10 charity donation

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  • Platinum
  • £499
  • Up to 1 hour session

  • Full use of props

  • In-person photo viewing

  • All of your photographs fully edited and print-ready on USB

  • Ten mounted 8" x 10" prints

  • High resolution HD slideshow with all of your images

  • Facebook timeline cover to show off your photos

  • £50 credit towards any wall art purchase

  • £50 credit towards next year's family photography session

  • £10 charity donation

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Family Photoshoot FAQs

Yes! If you fancy making your photoshoot that little bit more special, you can get your hair and make-up professionally done right here in my studio before your session. I work closely with the lovely Gemma Hull who specialises in gorgeous natural make-up and ‘wow’ hairstyles that will make you look and feel amazing. To see some of Gemma’s work, head on over to her website Gemma Hull Hair and Make-Up. Full hair and make-up costs just £65 and may be included as part of your deposit (but will not be refundable).

Yes! You are more than welcome to pay for your preferred photography package in monthly instalments in the run up to your session. Please let me know if you’d like to take advantage of this when booking your session. Payment plans can also be used to pay for your products after your view and order session, however no photographic products will be received until your invoice is paid in full.

No, you are welcome to make a bespoke order. There is, however, a minimum spend equal to the relevant silver package.

Ideally, yes. The purpose of the view and order session is for you to sit back and enjoy your photographs and decide which, if any, package is right for you. Additional view and order sessions may be requested, however a booking fee will apply.

Yes I do! Click here to go to my outdoor family photography page and find out more.

As a newborn photographer, I have to be really careful not to pass on any nasty germs to the babies that enter my studio so, please, if you have any contagious illnesses, I do ask that you stay away from the studio for at least 48 hours. There is no charge for rescheduling planned sessions due to illness, so let’s be safe rather than sorry.

As your photoshoot draws to a close, we’ll arrange a convenient date and time for you to return to the studio for your view and order session. I don’t like to keep clients waiting too long, so I normally aim to get you back within a couple of weeks of your photo session.

If you can’t wait that long, you’ll be offered the opportunity of a sneak peek of one of your photographs on Facebook the evening of your photoshoot. Please note that I need your consent to use your images in this manner, so if you have not already opted into this within your contract, you may be asked to complete a model release form.

At your view and order appointment, you’ll be shown a beautiful, customised slideshow of all of your photographs. You’ll be reminded of the packages available and shown the art of the possible when it comes to wall art. And then it’s up to you to choose how you’d like to proceed. There’s never any pressure and, of course, if you don’t fall in love with your photographs, I will happily refund your deposit. Thankfully I can report that 100% of my clients have loved their photographs! 

Orders are to be made at the view and order session so please make sure all decision makers can attend. I accept cash or debit card and can also offer payment plans if necessary.

I am passionate about helping families across Gloucestershire to celebrate family life but I know that not everyone is fortunate enough to be able to afford a luxury such as professional photography to help them do this. From an early stage in my business, I decided that I would do my bit to support those who can’t, so I chose to donate a portion of all standard packages sold to two charities in Gloucestershire that resonated with my values, Gloucestershire Bundles and The Family Haven.

You can find out a little more about this here.

A £100 deposit is payable for all photo sessions to secure your booking. This is then used as a credit towards whichever package or products you would like to buy. The deposit is non-refundable in the event of a no-show.

During your consultation, we’ll have a chat about what it is that you’re after from your session and I’ll cater accordingly. After you’re booked in you’ll receive an email telling you everything you need to know to prepare for your session, particularly regarding clothing etc. We’ll aim to get a few different options for a full family portrait and then also get a variety of different photos of the kids/girls/boys etc on their own so that you’ve got plenty to choose from.

With younger children, we might spend a little while playing around at the start to get them feeling happy and comfortable in the studio before we get going. Please don’t worry or feel stressed – we’ll get you a whole gallery of gorgeous photographs!

There’s no perfect time for a family photoshoot. What I would say is don’t put it off!  It’s far too common for parents to miss out on capturing special moments with their family because they’ve waited too long for perfect time/age/weight.. you name it.

No need for lots of notice for family portraits, just give me a call whenever you’re ready!

After your photoshoot, your photographs will be edited to my highest standards before being presented to you. This process typically takes two weeks, however may take a little longer during busy periods. As soon as your photographs are ready, you’ll be invited back for your personal view and order session, where you’ll be able to view your photographs and choose the packages and products that you would like to purchase.

Please note that some mini sessions and event photography packages may not include a personal view and order session; in these cases you will be provided with an online gallery from which to download your photographs.

My studio is located at my home in Longlevens, moments off the A40 and M5 motorway, making it ideally situated for clients in Gloucester, Cheltenham and further afield.

I’d love to! But I will never show your photographs to anyone without your consent. When you sign your portrait photography contract, you’ll be asked permission to use photographs from your session for marketing purposes. I know that some people feel uneasy about this until they’ve seen their images and that’s fine. You’re welcome to make up your mind at your view and order session and, if you’re happy for me to share your beautiful images with the world, I’ll simply fill ask you to fill in a model release consent form. And of course, if you’d prefer they stayed private, then that’s absolutely fine as well.

I wrote a blog post which goes into a little more detail about this here.

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To book your family photoshoot, please contact me

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Prefer a more natural look to your photographs?


Why not choose an outdoor photoshoot?

If you prefer a more natural feel to your family photographs, then outdoor photoshoots offer the best of both worlds, with both posed group shots and natural, lifestyle photographs of you and your family. We’ll go out and enjoy the Gloucestershire countryside and I’ll let you and your children take the lead, capturing all the joy and those special little moments along the way. Click here to find out more.

Outdoor family photoshoots in Gloucester

To book your family photoshoot, please contact me

Contact Katie