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Family mini photo session information

Tell me about the photo session

So you are all  booked in for your Family Mini Session, great!  These mini sessions are a fantastic option to have a beautiful fine art portrait of your loved ones created for you to enjoy forever. We always say 'we must get a family photo taken' or  we see friend's professional photos of their children and think, yes we really must get around to doing that. So now you have your chance!  Mini sessions are relaxed, fun and aim to capture your family and children's personality and connection with eachother.

The photo session takes place in my studio at my home in Greytown.  I usually create these fine art portraits in black and white, however if you would prefer to have them in colour, please let me know on the day.  I use a dark grey backdrop that looks fantastic for both black and white and colour photos.

What should we wear

I am all about individuality especially for childrens individual portraits - if you child loves Batman or is all about Elsa from Frozen or perhaps can't part with a favourite toy or rugby ball and that is how you would love them photographed, then bring along the costumes and props!

For family photos if you a wanting a more cohesive look, then try to choose a few colours for a couple of your family members to wear - this doesn't mean you have to be all in denim with white shirts (although you can do this too), but try to perhaps have say one child with navy blue pants and the Mum to have a top that might have some navy blue in it. It might be floral, but just having a few similar tones does wonders.  Check out these photos of the Didsbury family I recently photographed to get an idea of what I mean. Alternatively, having all black tops for example can look great for a black and white photo (second photo).

Try to stay away from very bright colours and big spots and stripes - they can take away the focus from your lovely faces!

Didsbury family.jpg

Where do I find you

Please arrive 10 minutes before your session starts.

My address is:

48 Kemptons Line

RD 1

Greytown 5794

Head south out of Greytown and take Bidwells Cutting Road towards Martinborough. We are the first road on your left just past the old Dairy Factory by Kuranui College. We are an old two storey house approximately 500 metres down Kemptons Line on you right.


What happens after my photo session?

You will receive an email from me with a private gallery to view your photos within 2 weeks of your photo session. Your gallery will be open for 5 days from the date I send it to you for you to choose your 2 high resolution digital photos included in the session fee. Included in your gallery will be a link for you to purchase additional digital files, fine art prints and framed prints and canvases.

How much could I expect to pay for prints, framed prints and canvas products?

I am all about prints!  There is just something so timeless about having a beautiful fine art print on your wall of your family. It will be there forever there to keep. No amount of technology will ever take it away.  Remember when we saved our photos and data on floppy disks - who knows where we'll be in another 10 years - print lasts forever.

Your package includes 2 high resolution digital files which are print ready. The investment in high quality professional prints I believe is worth every cent if it fits within your budget. The colour palette is bang on and the ink and paper are all made to last. Be wary of some cheaper alternatives. Plenty of clients have returned after being disappointed with cheap online prints. I guess it is the age old 'you get what you pay for' when it comes to beautiful fine art prints.

Fine art prints are printed on professional Ilford GALLERIE Smooth Pearl 310gsm paper.

Individual loose fine art prints:

5 x 7 inch print - $49

210mm x 297mm (A4) - $89

297mm x 420mm (A3) - $169

420mm x 594mm (A2) - $249

Framed prints and canvases:

Framed prints come in a choice of either white, black, blonde wood or rimu stain with either white or black matte board. Canvas prints come mounted on a pine frame with a 40mm edge, either wrapped from the image or black/white edges, ready to hang.

210mm x 297mm (A4) - $149

297mm x 420mm (A3) - $239

420mm x 594mm (A2) - $359

Framed canvases:

Framed canvases come mounted on a pine frame with a wooden tray frame around the outside edge of the canvas. You can choose either black or white for your frame.

210mm x 297mm (A4) - $199

297mm x 420mm (A3) - $299

420mm x 594mm (A2) - $439

Digital files:

Full set of low resolution (screen size) digital files as seen in your viewing - $450

For every print, framed print or canvas you purchase, you will receive the matching digital file.

Custom shapes (i.e square or collages), prints and canvas products larger than A2 will be quoted separately.

Can I use my digital files on social media - I'd love to share them with the world

Yes absolutely you can!  Share away! Any digital files you either receive as part of your session package or purchase as additional, you are welcome to share on social media.


Rebecca Kempton Photography works in accordance with the New Zealand Institute of Professional Photography standard terms and conditions. I retain copyright in all images created. Images may not be copied or recreated in any form. By purchasing images from Rebecca Kempton Photography, you are purchasing the license to reproduce these images for domestic use. Images must not be supplied to any third party for commercial purposes.

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