Its fall! The leaves are changing colors and your children are getting bigger. You want to document this season to remember how cute they look in those brown corduroy pants that stinking adorable pumpkin sweater! Because next year, they probably won’t allow you to dress them, so savor this moment. So the question is, do you book a mini session or a full session?
You need to first take a look at your family, and see what would work best for them. If your children like props, and love a good theme, but get bored easily – then perhaps a mini session is your best bet! Mini sessions are usually themed, and can last anywhere from 10-15 minutes.
A full session would allow your family up to 1 full hour to walk around a location of your choice. Your family will be able to play, laugh, have fun and make a really great memory out of this. Your photographer (me!) would walk with you, capture fun candids of your family enjoying each other, and pose you when we get to the really amazing spots. Some people think that the 1 hour is too long for a child, but, when you really think about it, we aren’t photographing for that entire hour, your children are running, laughing and having a great time!
Both sessions will allow you to obtain beautiful images of your family, that’s no doubt! It really depends on you and your family and what you are looking for. With all of that said, let’s jump into some photo examples of a fall mini session and a full session below, and don’t forget to check out our list of mini sessions for the 2020-2021 year here, and to book your full session click here!
It’s finally here! The year that your son or daughter goes to Pre-School! What ever emotions you’re feeling, they’re justified, and I won’t judge! Your baby is growing up, and gaining so much independence. Be proud of them, smile, and let them go! It’s a big step to watch them grow into their own little personality. But, what about Pre School Portraits? Will they be good enough, will your child smile, will they give them enough time to truly capture that personality that they’re growing into so fast? That’s where I come in! I offer Pre School Portraits in Galloway right in my studio. Your session will last up to 1 hour, and no that does not mean we will be photographing for that whole hour, it simple means I will allow your child the opportunity to laugh, giggle, shake their silly’s out and be themselves!
Of course we have props, because what child doesn’t like a prop? One of our best props is a vintage desk! It’s the perfect size for your little one, and we place old books around it, as well as a fresh bag of apples for your child to play with, toss around, and even balance on his or her head! It’s a lot of fun for both the kids and the parents!
How we are protecting everyone with Covid: We sanitize our studio before and after each session, wear masks, have 2 sanitizing stations, and only book one full studio session per day, unless we are having mini sessions.
Want to book your child’s Pre School Portraits in Galloway? Click here to book your session!
Gabi and Tim wanted a location that really spoke to them. The have been planning their wedding for a while, and they still have a ways to go! They’re getting married in 2021, but they have their eyes set on having a Rustic Theme. Batsto seemed like the only choice for them for their engagement session. Nothing else was quite as nice. Do you blame them? Batsto is absolutely stunning. I am convinced that it is a place of magic. When they finally decided to have a Rustic Engagement Session at Batsto, I was all on board!
We started walking around the village, chatting and looking at the buildings. It was a quiet day, not many people around, so they were able to feel as if this place was all theirs. Walking hand in hand, snuggling up together, embracing one another and getting goosebumps because they are getting closer to their big day! It’s actually happening, and they’re enjoying their long engagement.
If you are planning a rustic wedding, then you want your engagement session to match your theme. I highly recommend having a Rustic Engagement Session at Batsto. It’s located in Wharton State Forest in New Jersey. On the other side of the village there are beautiful hiking trails, but my heart in truly in love with the village. It’s like falling back in time, and seeing how people lived, how they worked, and provided for their families. It’s deep in history, so make a day of it! If it’s open, stop by the visitors center and check it out!
Bokeh Love Photography will be hosting Christmas Mini Sessions in Studio on November 21 & 22. This special 2 day event will feature our toy shop and luxury holiday season foyer backdrops. This will be done inside of our barn studio in Galloway!
*I will also have a blue and cream snowflake backdrop as an option with props available if you celebrate Hanukkah for the studio sessions. Please let me know ahead of time if you would like this option so I can set it up!
November 21 & 22
This event is for up to 3 small children at a time. If you would like to schedule a family session, please book our outdoor mini’s here!
We have a beautiful collection of girls dresses in sizes 6 months – size girls 14. These options are available in our client closet once you book the session. All items are laundered prior to the session, and laundered after your session for the next use.
Sessions are $180 + tax and include 5 digital images of your choice from an online proofing gallery. You will be able to purchase the entire gallery of digitals for an additional payment of $99 after you receive the online proofing gallery. Additionally, other products are available for purchase through the online proofing gallery as well.
** COVID 19 ** We are doing our part to keep safe distance and respect all boundaries to prevent the spread of Covid 19. Sessions will be 15 minutes long with a 10 minute buffer between to allow for social distancing. Please arrive 5 minutes before your session time and wait in your car until your actual appointment time. Photographer and other staff will be wearing masks at all times through out your session. We will also have a hand sanitizing station near by, and will be sanitizing any props used during the day between sessions, including the sofa.
Both set’s will be present, and you will have your choice of which one you would like to do.
If you would like both sets, simply book 2 spots back to back!
To book your session, click here!
I love Cape May. If you haven’t visited, you should. I know I’ve said it before, but Cape May is a magical place. So why not plan a Cape May Beach Proposal in one of the most beautiful locations in South Jersey? I had the pleasure of meeting two amazing people, Conor and Leah this September when he planned to propose to her on the beach. He even had his parents meet them there with their adorable dog, who was dressed up in a tuxedo!
It was a beautiful day, and could not have had a better outcome! She said YES! So now comes the fun part, wedding planning! Whether they decide to elope, have a small wedding, or go all out, I just know it will be absolutely perfect!
May your lives be long, happy and healthy today and all of the tomorrows in your years to come as husband and wife! Until then, HAPPY WEDDING PLANNING! CHEERS!
If you are planning a Cape May Beach Proposal, click here to book with Bokeh Love Photography!