What if family + Engagement PORTRAITS were fun?
(giggles and 'this was a great idea!' Comments included)
Stay with me now.
What if, during your portrait session you did stuff that you LOVE?
Like picnicking in front of the Eiffel Tower, baking cupcakes on a Saturday afternoon, or exploring a new city...
It's time to give the 80s back their classic version of the awkward family portrait with everyone attempting to smile (you know the ones I'm talking about).
Let's make timeless art where you are the feature story.
Why have professional portraits?
We believe that family portraits don't belong lost on a hard drive.
They belong displayed over the mantle or in a gorgeous museum quality album so both today and 100 years down the road, your family knows the kind of love they come from.
The albums are so gorgeous! Everyone at Emerson's graduation party was raving over how beautiful they are. The albums are very impressive. I am so glad that we configured the images into 2 books.
I am elated that we had you take our pictures in Paris, it is a memory that I will cherish forever, and now we have wonderful albums to help us commemorate those moments.
Thank you so much!
Your 3 Easy Steps to celebrate your family with portraits:
STEP 1. Get in touch and reserve your time
Email us, call us, submit a message through our contact form, whatever's easiest. We want to be sure that we're a perfect fit!
Phone: +33 6 95 84 36 46
STEP 2: PREPARE + HAVE THE BEST photo SESSION EVER
It's not for nothing that our Paris and NYC photography clients become friends. You're going to have a boutique experience with lots of laughs, and a totally relaxed feel.
Before your session we send over recommendations for hair and makeup artists, what to wear, and prep guides (sent via email) to make sure that you feel confident, beautiful, and comfortable being yourself.
We LOVE collaborating with you on Pinterest! Make a create a board of inspiration photos from our boards, blog and your own inspiration and invite us to it! Find us on Pinterest by searching Katie Donnelly Paris Family Photographer or by clicking here
Some Paris + NYC neighborhoods we absolutely LOVE to photograph in are:
For a classic NYC feel for your NYC photo session, we recommend Central Park or Washington Square.
STEP 3: ORDER YOUR FAMILY HEIRLOOMS
We are portrait artists, our job isn't done until you have a gorgeous piece of art for your walls or an album to pass down through generations as as family heirloom.
We'll have you come into the KDP office after your session to view and order your portraits.
Once you receive your finished wall portraits a few weeks later, all you have to do is hang them up. Easy, non?
Artisan Gallery Wall Collection:
2, 24x30in portraits + 1, 30x30in portrait
All orders are either shipped to you worldwide or can be picked up in the central Paris office.
"Hey Katie!! I got the album last Thursday and I haven't even gotten a chance to write to you because I've been too busy showing it to friends and family! Thank you so much :). Saying that I loved it is an understatement. You did and amazing job on it and you're an incredible photographer! You helped me keep the memory of my trip in a beautiful way.
A bit more on The KDP Style...
Happy. Emotional. Natural. Authentic. Posed. Not posed. Fun. Light. Energetic. Sweet. Giggly. Stress-free. Family. Confident. Stylish. Glowing.
During your photo session, above all, we should have fun. If you're having fun and I'm having fun, we can get photos with lots of emotion, lots of laughter, REAL expressions and of course tons of creativity.
I want your real personality. If you're more quiet, or loud, or a joker, or calm, or crazy… be THAT. Each session is different because you are unique! Don't be afraid because you see some people jumping or kissing in our photos and that's not you. It's okay! That was THEM. We want to celebrate who you are.
I'm a chatterbox. I ask tons of questions and always have something to say. During photo sessions half the time I'm making (bad) jokes or comparing recent travels with our clients. It always seems like we have a ton in common: travel, food, movies, funny stories, art. There is never a dull moment.
You've got kids? Bring them! I absolutely LOVE kids. Even the crazy ones! Kids are effortlessly weird and that's AWESOME. There's no hiding what they want to do and when they want to do it. It brings a whole new dimension to the session. PS. Who doesn't love playing with bubbles and running around having pretend sword fights?
If I'm your kind of girl and you're looking for a high end experienced photographer to capture the personality of your family, love, or BUSINESS (We do work with businesses!) go ahead and drop me a line at firstname.lastname@example.org ... I can't wait to hear from you!
One last thing, Je parle Français couramment aussi alors n’hésitez pas à me contacter pour votre séance photo de famille, de bébé ou de votre business!