family stories

Unscripted family photoshoots for people with stories to tell

family stories

Unscripted family photoshoots for people with stories to tell

family stories

Unscripted family photoshoots for people with stories to tell

family stories

Unscripted family photoshoots for people with stories to tell

Hertfordshire Family Photographer

Hello, I’m Jo. I believe that stories are everywhere. Let me tell yours.

I’m a professional family photographer, people watcher, moment catcher, memory collector and happy times curator.

If you want family photos that are natural, relaxed, candid, fun, honest and beautiful you’re in the right place.

If like me, you believe that the best photos aren’t about how you look, they’re about how they make you feel, you’re definitely in the right place.

>> Check out my portfolio here <<

I want you to look back on your family photos in years to come and remember not just the hairstyles, the fashions and how very little your little people were – but how it felt to be a team muddling along together, how it felt to be loved and to love each other – cuddles, grumps and all.

I don’t believe in scripts or poses. I’m not going to force you and your brood into awkward, unnatural huddles and demand you say cheese whilst peering self-consciously into my camera – after all, who wants photos of fake you?

It’s my job to create honest family images that get to the very heart of who you are. Images that give you a warm and fuzzy feeling every time you look at them. Images that make you want to call your family and friends and say, ‘remember when…?’ and tell them how much you love them.

I offer a range of family photoshoot packages in and around Hitchin and Hertfordshire. I believe that the best way to achieve a truly documentary gallery is for me to be with you for a minimum of two hours, so that everyone forgets I’m there, but the choice is yours.

hertfordshire photoshoot package options

Whether you’re looking for a handful of photos as a special keepsake, a gallery with all the images from your shoot, a shoot lasting a few hours or a full day, digital images only or prints and an album, you’ll find a package for you and your family – or chat to me for a tailor-made shoot.

Take a look at my family photoshoot FAQs for more info.

 

SNAPSHOT

A handful of your favourite memories

  • Your photoshoot (allow about 90mins) – personalised to you and your family.
  • A gallery of professionally edited images bursting with memories (you can expect 60+ images).
  • Choose your favourite 12 images to download, print, save and share.
  • Option to upgrade your package when you receive your gallery – additonal digital images are available at £10 each, or the full gallery for £195.
  • Images delivered in high resolution digital format via an online, password protected gallery.
  • Your online gallery includes the option to order premium grade prints and canvas prints direct from the pro lab that I use and trust.

Price covers photo shoots of up to 5 family members (including pets). Please let me know if you’d like to chat about bigger group shoots.

£250

** discount for term-time midweek shoots (£225)**

SHORT STORIES

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MOST POPULAR

All your memories with no extra charges

  • Your photoshoot (allow 90mins – 2 hours).
  • An all inclusive gallery of images bursting with memories.
  • no limit on the number of images you keep (you can expect at least 60+), it’s a hassle free way of making sure you get all the images you love, without the need to try and pick out your favourites.
  • Images are professionally edited and delivered in high resolution digital format via an online, password protected gallery with full licence to download, print and share.
  • £25 print credit for images printed via your gallery.
  • Your online gallery includes the option to order premium grade prints and canvas prints direct from the pro lab that I use and trust.

Price covers photo shoots of up to 5 family members (including pets). Please let me know if you’d like to chat about bigger group shoots.

£350

** discount for term-time midweek shoots (£295)**

YOUR STORY BOOK

The print and album package

Everything from the short stories package, PLUS

  • Custom designed 8×8″, 10 spread (20 page) lay-flat album to tell Your Story.
  • £25 print credit to be used against print products from your image gallery – can be used against 6×4, 7×5, 8×12 or 20×30 prints or 40mm canvas prints in a range of sizes.
  • Option to upgrade your album further to a 10×10″ album, and/or additional spreads – this can be discussed once you’ve seen your gallery.

£595

** £555 for term-time midweek shoots **

DAY IN THE LIFE

The Life and Times of your family

For a truly documentary photoshoot, book either a half or full Day In The Life session. I’ll hang out with you for the day, you’ll forget I’m there and I’ll let my creativity flow as I capture you and your family doing your thing, naturally and with zero posing.

You’ll receive everything from the Your Story package, plus a £30 print credit for online gallery orders.

£450 (half day)

£599 (full day)

** discount for term-time midweek shoots **

albums + prints

I’ve taken care to source my albums from a specialist print lab – beautiful books selected for their impressive print quality, longevity and premium appearance. These hard-backed, heavyweight books feature lay-flat board pages for a timeless way to tell your family story through the generations.

Albums are included within the Your Storybook package, or upgrade any package to add an album from £250 (8×8″ 10 spread (20 page) option).

BOOK YOUR FAMILY PHOTOSHOOT

If you like what you’ve seen and you’d like to find out how I can capture your own wonderful family story, I’d love to hear from you.

Send me a note here, email me hello@quintessentialphotography.co.uk or call me on 07769 652145 and tell me all about your family and the memories you’d like me to capture.

Jo x

I care about your privacy. Quintessential Photography is GDPR compliant. By submitting your details via this contact form, you are also giving your consent to Jo at Quintessential Photography to retain and use the data you provide in order to respond to your enquiry. I never share details with anyone else without your consent. I never sell your details. Your data may be held in my records for up to 7 years, dependent on whether you continue to make a booking.

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