How I Tell Your Story


I believe all families have a unique story, and it’s amazing how your story and family dynamic really show in a portrait. This is why I love what I do. Through my lens, we can preserve those moments and details you never want to forget.

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Capturing my families playing and loving on each other is what I love to do. Of course, I always make sure we get some posed images too, but I am most drawn to those playful ones — or even the quiet tender moments — that in 20 years will immediately take you back to what it felt like at this stage in your life with your children, whether they were 2 or 22. I strive to capture emotion and the love you have for one another, and I want your images to be authentically you.

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I love shooting the last 90 minutes before sunset or shortly after sunrise, as this is when the light is the prettiest. Once you choose what kind of setting you’d like to have as a backdrop  — whether it be the beach, a lush green park, perhaps a wheat colored field or even something more urban — I’ll then choose the perfect spot, as I know a good handful of places where the light is perfectly dreamy. Or, maybe you want an in-home lifestyle session, in which case we'll plan your shoot based on the light in your home.

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We will have a phone or email consultation to talk about the kinds of clothing that photograph most beautifully as well as how you envision your session.  I will also send you some inspiration boards to help you plan what to wear. Within three weeks of our session, we will get together again to view a minimum of 30 hand-edited images from our time together. It is at this time that you will place your order, so I always make sure you get to see examples of my albums and fine art prints, because they are just as lovely to hold and touch as they are to view.

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While the session fee does not include any prints or digital images, my a la carte prints start at $25 and my collections that include both digital and fine art prints start at $450.

Session Fee | $200
Collections | start at $450
Gift & Wall Prints | start at $25
Albums | start at $350 One Digital Image | $50
Entire Digital Collection | $800

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I typically book sessions 3-4 weeks in advance, and I’d love to chat more if you have questions.
email | sonjahammadphotography@gmail.com

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