Together we will create art – we’ll take one moment in time and make it last a life time. We’ll roll on the ground and be silly. We’ll make funny faces. We’ll play with bubbles or toy trucks. We’ll run and jump or just sit and see the world from new perspectives.

Playful

Sessions are always playful! I strive to make them such a fun experience that kids forget that they are even there for a photoshoot. My goal is to get everyone so comfortable, especially the kids, that it’s like the camera is not even there. And I definitely don’t shy away from being a complete goofball.

The best way to prep kids for my sessions is to tell them it’s all about just hanging out together as a family. No stiff poses, no matching outfits to stuff the kids in. It’s about capturing everyone in the family together, in this moment, and yes, that means mom needs to be in the pictures too, not just taking the pictures like usual!

“Topher took pictures of my three boys and was able to capture their true personality. The session didn’t feel like one, it felt more like a get together with a friend…” – Charlotte

Comfortable

Natural and loving photos come from when you feel completely comfortable.

Newborn sessions are almost always in the comfort of your home. It’s important not only to create a stress-free session but also to tell the story of this moment together and the home which you created for your little one. Here we can capture all the unique things about your baby, from the nursery decorations to the stuffed animals that will become a comfort toy as your child grows. We can capture you as a family in your most natural environment.

“It was such an amazing feeling to take pictures as a family of three for the first time. We’ll never forget the experience.” – Brittney

Adventurous

Life is an adventure and a wonderful world to be explored. Whether it’s at your home, the beach, or a near-by park we’ll spend about an hour exploring this world.  We’ll explore textures and backgrounds. We will work together to create poses or just be spontaneous.

If being adventurous means going on a little family hike, let’s do it! A little picnic, or playing in the sand, or an outing on the town, it’s all an adventure to be had.

“4 highly acclaimed professional photographers have tried to get pictures of our family and not a single one of them could get our 2 year old to crack a smile. By the end of our family photo-session with Topher, however, our 2 year old had a new best friend.” – Morgan

Together we will create pieces that will take your breath away….

Albums

These beautifully bound, flush mount albums really tell the story of this moment in your lives together. Whether you want to create one album for your newborn session or an album every year as your kids and family grow, these books are guaranteed to be timeless heirlooms.

These albums come in two sizes: 10 x 10 or 12 x 12 with an optional mini 6 inch album to go along with it. Perfect if you want the grandparents to have a copy too. Cover options include inlaid photo or embossed text.

Check out a sample album here.

Wall Galleries

A collection of images, artfully arranged, wall galleries are the perfect addition to your home decor. They quickly become center pieces and make for great eye catching art. This is a perfect way to showcase your family and a guaranteed conversation starter when entertaining.

During the ordering session, I will present ideas on what designs we can create together and then you get narrow down your favorite photos to use in the gallery. Images are printed directly onto museum quality canvas material using high quality archival inks. UV light protection is also applied so that your images will last for years.

“Every morning when we come out of the hall and into the kitchen, my daughter responds to the wall gallery! She lights up when she sees the images, reaches out her hands, and says, ‘awww’.” – Emily

Fine Art Prints

Fine Art Prints are not the standard floppy print that you get at Walgreens. Images are printed on Kodak Endura paper with a fine grain pebble texture and then professionally mounted on a styrene backing with UV light protection to give the image durability, rigidity, and strength. These are instant art pieces and can stand alone on a simple wall shelf or be professionally framed. They make excellent gifts from your family session to family and friends, especially grandparents. Each collection comes with a certain number of gift prints so that you can make sure that everyone in the family can enjoy the images for years to come.

“I had tears in my eyes as I opened the beautifully packaged prints we ordered, and was so incredibly glad that we had decided to order extra as Christmas gifts for some of our family members.” – Melanie

The session fees below represent a starting point for the time and talent it takes to create the images that you’ll love.
Average investment is $500-$1500.

There is a minimum order requirement of $500. Fine Art Prints start at $49 for an 8×10.

  • Standard Family Session
  • $250
  • Yields about 30-40 images
  • One hour session on location
  • Guided help in creating art at the ordering session
  • One hour session around 1 year
  • Guided help in creating art at the ordering sessions
  • Step-by-step
  • $500
  • Yields about 30-40 images per session
  • Two hour newborn session at your home
  • One hour session around 6 months
  • One hour session around 1 year
  • Guided help in creating art at the ordering sessions

“The ordering session was personalized and special. It was so exciting to not only see our pictures, but also to see what we could do with them! Topher took his time, brought samples, shared his ideas, and helped us through the process.” – Brittney

*Note: Prints and digital files not included in session fee. Minimum order required. Full price list available after initial phone consultation.

How to Book

Because my sessions are very experience focused, I only take a limited number each month so that I can devote the most time to each family. Here’s how to book me:
  • Step 1

    Send me an email. I want to learn more about your family and what ideas you have for the session.

  • Step 2

    Once you’re ready to book, I’ll send you a portrait agreement. You will choose which package you’d like and pay the session fee through this form.

  • Step 3

    Once you’re booked, we’ll start brainstorming location ideas and finalize the date and time.

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