Thank you so much for choosing Tomie Horton Photography! I'm thrilled at the opportunity to work with you. I just wanted to share some information to help you prepare for your experiences with me. I want to maximize every minute together and make sure that you both truly enjoy the experience (and the photos that will be captured!).
WHAT TO WEAR
What you wear is one of the keys for a successful session. Clothing complements who you are as a family, speaks to the environment in which the session is taking place, and coordinates with the home where final images will be displayed. Your style should be as unique as your family, so I’ve put together some clothing advice for a creative, comfortable session.
FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY
Plan your outfits completely a few days before your session. Here are some general rules of the road for making picture-perfect wardrobe decisions:
a palette of 3-4 colors and mix it up, including both pants and dresses (You want a cohesive feel, but without being overly ‘matchy-matchy’.) Picture a page in a clothing catalog where everyone coordinates, but nobody stands out more than the rest.
clothes that flatter your body type and coordinate well with the rest of the group
sleeveless shirts and shorts, which tend to not flatter adults
logos and bold patterns
BABIES AND KIDS
can be bolder with color and style.
To show off their fun style with layered clothing
non-fussy, casual clothes to keep babies and kids comfortable and for natural expressions of their real personalities
big bows, any sort of make up
Also check out my Pinterest Wardrobe Inspiration Board.
I'll gladly retouch boo-boos, scars, and blemishes if required so no stress!
PREPARING FOR YOUR SUCCESSFUL SESSION
Plan your outfits. Be sure to wear clothing that fits well and your’re comfortable in. Try all garments on to ensure a proper and flattering fit.
Print out any directions or map it on your phone so that you can plan your commute accordingly. Plan to arrive to the location 5-10 minutes before your start time to allow for any last minute wardrobe, make up or hair fixed.
Get plenty of rest the night before. A well rested client is going to feel much more relaxed and look their best.
Place your clothing on hangers, not in a bag. This will keep all outfits wrinkle free. Also bring a brush and extra make up for touch ups.
Make a list of photo shots or poses you’d like to include. It’s not necessary, but you have something in mind, we want to make sure you get it.
Leave all of your belongings in your vehicle beside your personal items that
you want to incorporate into your photography.
Relax and have fun. This session is about you.
OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Strict Illness Policy:
If you are sick (fever, dry cough, difficulty breathing, shortness of breath, loss of taste or smell, headache, muscle aches, fatigue, vomiting or diarrhea for more than 24 hours), please contact me to reschedule your session. No penalty/or an extra fee for the last minute charges will apply.
In case of the bad weather, I will contact you 24 to 48 hours prior to your session and reschedule your session.
The View + Design Session
Your online 'The View + Design Session' will be scheduled within 2-4 weeks from your session date. At this appointment, you will review the absolute best of the best beautiful images. Print/Image selections are due upon this appointment.
Unordered images will be purged from our systems 30 days after your session. Ordered images will be archived for 3 years for holiday cards and reprints.
My typical client spends between $220 and $2000 on photography. Our custom wall art begins at $139 and digital file packages start at $220. Please click HERE to check out our full product catalog/price list on my online shop. Also click HERE to see some of my beautiful wall art products.
Delivery & Installation
About 1-6 weeks later, your art piece will be delivered to your door. And once those portraits are hanging, you can sit back and enjoy them EVERY DAY. For these are your precious kids - the ones who are growing too fast and who you will cherish to the end of your days.
Reprints / Reorder
Reprints / Reorder can be made at any time within 3 years from your initial ordering session, please call or email to firstname.lastname@example.org to place your order. Your initial print or digital file order must be made before you can order additional prints.
If you have absolutely any questions, feel free to contact me any time.
Looking forward to our session!