We women have such a complicated relationship with seeing ourselves in pictures. We are hard on ourselves, nitpick at imperfections, and generally don’t like being seen. Disliking our pictures isn’t about how we look. It’s about our sense of worthiness, self-value and the unrealistic standards to which we hold ourselves.
A legacy portrait session can be a meaningful and important way to shift how you see yourself. It’s an opportunity to explore the many sides of you and to realize the woman you aspire to be is already inside. It can be a way for you to declare that you should be seen and that you matter. Visit the Testimonials page to witness what’s it’s like to at a reveal, the portrait viewing, for yourself.
Being a girl is hard. Maintaining high self-esteem during a time of uncertainty while being inundated with messages about how girls should look and act is difficult. Capturing your daughter’s essence and her inner beauty and showing that to her can be empowering. She will also cherish these images some day when she is older and be able to show them to her children. Read why I think all of our daughters are beautiful.
Portrait sessions take place in a controlled lighting and studio environment. They are slow paced, highly directed and are suitable for women and teens. Children who enjoy being photographed and take direction well are also welcome. Your legacy portrait session day typically lasts between 4-5 hours and includes: