FALL MINI Sessions| Jacki G. Photography| Family & Newborn Photography| Richmond, VA

HI EVERYONE!! 

Its that time of year again….FALL Mini session are up for grabs. It may not feel like it outside, but we are getting closer to pumpkin season and the beautiful fall colors.

The cost is $140 per session and will include a 15 minutes session and 5 digital downloads. Additional images can be purchased .


As usual, these sessions are for anyone! Families, couples, individuals, siblings, etc. are also welcome! The only exception is newborns or babies that can not hold their heads up (unless they will be held by someone in a family portrait) as those types of sessions always require more time and preparation.

To book your slot email me at Jacki@jackigphotography.com In the subject line please write FALL minis. and your desired time and date. I will then respond to confirm any details.

There is a deposit to hold your spot. I accept paypal, venmo, check or cash.

The below weekend dates will be updates daily as they are claimed & will sell out!

Location: TBD

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Oct 26th

7:45 a.m.

8:00 a.m.

8:15 a.m.

4:00p.m.

4:15

4:30

4:45

5:00

5:15

5:30

5:45 Taken


Nov. 2nd

7:45 a.m.

8:00 a.m.

8:15 a.m.

3:15p.m.

3:30

3:45

4:00

4:15

4:30

4:45

5:00

5:15 Taken












Sunflower Mini sessions| Richmond, VA| Family & Newborn Photography| Jacki G. Photography

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The sunflowers will be in bloom sometime in July. Location: Lickinghole Creek Craft Brewery. 4100 Knolls Point Dr. Richmond, VA Come join me for a mini session (family/toddlers, high school seniors, or maternity.

I have a Two dates listed with time slots (if you can't make any of the time slots, get in touch with me). Please let me know the date/time you are interested in. Sessions are 15 minutes. Mini sessions will be offered at a rate of $140 for 5 digital downloads.

Please arrive 5 minutes early since the sessions are back to back. I want my clients to be able to choose their favorite digital photographs. You will get a proof gallery in 2 weeks (with my watermark) up to 15 photographs to choose from. If you would like to purchase the whole gallery, you just favorite all your photographs and each additional image after the 5th one is $10 each.

Saturday, July 20th - 5:30PM-7:45PM
Sat. July 27th 5:30PM-7:45PM

Important: Last year there were a lot of bees at the sunflower field, so please be cautious of this if bringing small children or have any allergies! 

Hope to see you there! Email me at jacki@jackigphotography.com to schedule a mini session

Look who's ONE| Jacki G. Photography| Richmond, VA| Family & Newborn Photographer

This little boy has the absolute best smile.   I have been photographing this family for a very long time and I just love his smile since for the first year he cried most of his sessions but the last two sessions he has been all smiles.   They are just the sweetest- it makes you just want to snuggle with him all day long. He was on the move during his cake smash session in my home studio.

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Look who's ONE| Richmond, VA| Family & Newborn Photography | Jacki G. Photography

Sweet little Chloe is growing up, too fast!  It feels like just yesterday that I photographed her newborn sessions. But look at her now she is a cute ONE yr old. She is definitely very fashionable and she certainly looks adorable in every outfit that she wore!  She loved her cake and since it was her Birthday she didn’t have to smile if she didn’t want to :)

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Spring Mini Sessions| Richmond, VA | Jacki G. Photography| Family & Newborn Photography

Can you believe we are close to Spring! I feel like this winter has dragged on, and I am so done with the cold! Which is why I am looking forward to Spring so much, I am so happy to see the trees beginning to bloom and the green and life slowly returning to the plants and trees in the area! 

Spring Mini sessions are NOW booking APRIL 28th & May 4th . Additional dates maybe added as necessary.

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April 28 (Sunday)

7:15 a.m.

7:45 a.m.

8:15 am.

3:30 p.m.

3:50 p.m.

4:05 p.m. TAKEN

4:20 p.m.

4:40 p.m.

5 p.m.



Spring

May 4th (Saturday)

same times as above

What should Parents & Siblings wear| Jacki G. Photography | Richmond, VA | Family & Newborn Photographer

Booking your baby's first professional portraits is truly exciting! You've waited months to meet the baby and have dreamed of holding them in your arms! Now that you've selected your photographer and are gearing up for a great session, you may be a little unsure what to wear to your newborn session. Have no fear! As a professional newborn photographer plus mom (I mean, I DO have three children !) I know how important these images are to you. You'll treasure them forever. You would like to look and feel your best. I'm here to guide you and provide an amazing, laid back experience for you new parents.

Mom & Dad : simplicity is key

First and foremost, moms should wear something that makes them feel beautiful and comfortable (after all.. you just had a little one!).   The best advice really is to keep it simple.  The best way to do this is by wearing a simple, solid-colored top.  Light colored tops in creams, light grays, and light pastels help in keeping the focus on your expression and the moment.  Mom can wear a long sleeve, or no sleeves. I prefer Dads to wear long sleeves but for one picture I would need Dad to wear a short sleeve shirt or no shirt.

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Siblings: comfort is king

No matter how old the sibling is, the main goal is to have them comfortable with photos with their baby sibling.  It’s especially important because some of the sibling shots involve them laying down on a blanket with the baby.  Again, try to coordinate colors with the parents.  A light or cream-colored top on a sibling creates an angelic and sweet look.

The sibling portion always makes mom's heart soar! This is a very popular request for sessions and we set aside an additional 30 minutes for these setups. I like to pose the older sibling on their back while the eldest child holds the new baby. This is a safe way for them to interact without worrying if the baby will be dropped. A neutral colored flokati, such as cream or white, is a really pretty option here. Little ones look super precious in classic, natural attire such as dark wash blue jeans, perhaps even khaki pants, and then a simple top in a lighter color, such as beige, cream, white, or tan. 

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Families: be you

Each family is unique and different.  These tips are here to help decide what to wear for your baby photoshoot.  Though neutrals and light colors are recommended… if you love color, don’t be afraid to rock it! But nothing neon.  If you are still unsure, let me know… I’m here to help you along each step of the way!

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Valentine Mini Sessions| Richmond, VA| Family & Newborn Photographer| Jacki G. Photography

These Valentine mini sessions are perfect for babies & children as a fun way to document their current age as well as celebrate the holiday!  I will have an adorable Valentine’s themed set with a backdrop & several props to choose from.   I’m excited for these minis and I hope you are too!

You choose the day in Feb that works for you.

Price: $140
Includes:
15 minute session
5 + artistically edited digital images
Print Release

*Price includes up to 2 children. $15 each additional child
*Location will be at my home studio, Short Pump, VA

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Studio Holiday Mini sessions| Jacki G. Photography| Family & Newborn Photographer| Richmond, VA

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Now booking Studio Christmas minis! These are SO much fun, and the images are perfect for holiday cards or grandparent presents.

Christmas Minis are 15 minutes long and include 5 digital images, to be delivered via a downloadable online gallery within 2 weeks of your session. You get to choose the images, and can purchase additional ones, if desired.

Images show our setups, they are large enough to fit up to 5 children from the same family.  Our studio is located in Short Pump, VA A Deposit it due to hold your spot.

To book, email me with the time and date you wish to book. These sessions are booked between 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. . Please arrive 5 minutes early, dressed and ready to go. There are no refunds for no-show clients.

 The cost is $140 plus tax.

Christmas Tree Mini's|Jacki G. Photography|Richmond, VA | Family&Newborn Photographer

This year there was a little snag in the Christmas Tree farm mini's.  The farm i was going to use decided to close down with out letting anyone know.   Thankfully I called to confirm and found out the farm is not longer available.   This gave me a few days to find another farm.   Mr. Tom at Windy Knoll Tree farm was so nice and his farm was just beautiful.  

We had so much fun with all the families that came out, I think it’s safe to say we will be offering them for many years to come!  Everything was perfect – the weather (BOTH days!). 

Thank you, everyone who came out,  We’ve loved  all the positive feedback we’ve gotten from these mini sessions! We are still getting emails saying how much fun people had, which makes us grin from ear to ear! Truth is, we couldn’t have done it without you guys!  

Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas, may you enjoy this time with your loved ones, and may y

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Book your families Fall Mini session| Jacki G. Photography| Richmond, VA| Family & Newborn photography

I'm opening up a few morning spots for Nov. 5 th. The afternoon is completely booked. Thank you everyone. If you would like to book an early morning mini session please inbox me. I'm also opening up Oct. 15th & Oct 28th for Fall mini's Please share with family and friends. 

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Richmond, VA Fall MINI Sessions Now Booking| Family & Newborn Photographer| Jacki G. Photography| Richmond, VA

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Fall is fast approaching, This is my favorite season watching my kids play soccer,  watching my daughter cheer for her high school football games, pumpkin spice, and cozy weather! And what’s a better time to get some updated family portraits and beautiful artwork for your walls!

Mini sessions are great for:

  • Families wanting a few posed and candid images for wall art in the home, Christmas cards, and to give as gifts to family and friends
  • Wanting a quick session
  • Children who are able to take direction or be bribed

Mini sessions are not good for:

  • Families with children who generally need a warm up period
  • Families desiring a lot more candid portraits during the session with activities
  • Families desiring a large number of images in their gallery to choose from
  • Families desiring a variety of poses/groupings within the family

Mini session are condensed sessions. This allows time for 2-3 variations of a family pose, a group pose of children, and one of the parents. If time permits, other variations can be included but are not guaranteed.

THE DETAILS FOR SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28th

  • Session will take place at a park close by Richmond, VA  exact location TBD by Wednesday evening to ensure the perfect spot!
  • Session times are 3:00, 3:20, 3:45, 4:00, 4:20, 4:45, 5:00, and  5:30 
  • Sessions are TWENTY minutes in duration
  • Session fee is $140 and includes 5 digital downloads.  
  • You will receive a print release up to 8″x10″ and you may freely share these on social media
  • Session fee covers up to 4 people, each additional person is available for $15

Dates and times are are first come, first serve and filling quickly so don’t wait!