heart melting, joy filled family photography

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I finally downloaded my photos yesterday and wanted to say again how much I love them! I genuinely tear up whenever I look at them, thank you for capturing our family so beautifully! You’ve given us something more precious than you know!

Caroline
Melbourne Family Photography | Chapter and Song Photography

heart melting, joy filled family photography

Yarra Valley & Melbourne Family Photography

honest and artful photography for sentimental souls

Melbourne family Photography Chapter and Song Photography Lilydale, Mooroolbark, croydon, chirnside park, warrandyte, mount evelyn, kilsyth, montrose

Those sacred little moments that you don’t realise are sacred until they’re gone. Yeah those. What if we could capture some of them in photos, so you can relive them as you flip through your images in years to come.

If you’ve got young kids I’m sure you’re sick of hearing how quickly they’ll grow up, but it’s true. Shockingly so. Those chubby little hands, and round cheeks will thin out before your eyes and you won’t believe how little time you really had to hold them.

I strive to capture real, authentic moments of your family as they are together. I offer prompts and guides to help evoke genuine emotion and connection, but I do little to no posing. I aim to make the session itself a fun experience for you all (yep, even your hubby!)

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The Jack Family

The Baldwin Family

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The Conway Family

The Rahdaie Family

The Turner Family

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The O'Regan Family

The Forster Family

The Salisbury Family

The Manasseh Family

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The Manasseh Family

The Kumar Family

so, how does

it work?

1.

The first step is just to look around, check out my work and pricing and make sure I’m a good fit for you. Then when you’re ready get in touch and let me know you’re ready to book. I’ll send you a link to my booking calendar where you can see my availability and select a date. To secure the date you’ll pay the session fee which is also a non-refundable retainer and sign the session contract.

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Melbourne Family Photography | Chapter and Song Photography

2.

Once your session is booked I’ll be in touch with a session guide to help you prepare for our session. It includes tips and ideas on what to wear and how to make sure your kids and hubby are ready to be in front of the camera. A few days before your session we’ll confirm the location and start time and then we’ll meet and have the best time!

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Yarra Valley Family Photography | Melbourne Family Photography | Chapter and Song Photography

1.

The first step is just to look around, check out my work and pricing and make sure I’m a good fit for you. Then when you’re ready get in touch and let me know you’re ready to book. I’ll send you a link to my booking calendar where you can see my availability and select a date. To secure the date you’ll pay the session fee which is also a non-refundable retainer and sign the session contract.

Yarra Valley Family Photography | Melbourne Family Photography | Chapter and Song Photography
Yarra Valley Family Photography Chapter and Song Photography

3.

About three weeks after our session you’ll get an e-mail to let you know your gallery is ready! You’ll view a slideshow set to music with all the images from your gallery. Once you’ve seen your images you’ll have the opportunity to choose which collection you’d like to purchase. Once you’ve selected your collection you’ll be granted access to your gallery and can choose which images you’d like to download.

 

what about prices?

the
creative fee

The creative fee is a non refundable booking fee that covers my time and talent for our session and allows me to secure your chosen date.

This fee includes the session at a location in or around the beautiful Yarra Valley and Melbourne, as well as style and preparation guidance.

Roughly 2-3 weeks after our session you’ll be able to view the artfully edited images in an online slideshow.

From here you will be able to choose which collection you’d like to add on and select only the images you love!

$250

Then collections start at $420.
For more detailed pricing guide get in touch!

the
creative fee

The creative fee is a non refundable booking fee that covers my time and talent for our session and allows me to secure your chosen date.

This fee includes the session at the location in or around the beautiful Yarra Valley and Melbourne, as well as style and preparation guidance.

Roughly 2-3 weeks after our session you’ll be able to view the artfully edited images in an online slideshow.

From here you will be able to choose which collection you’d like to add on and select only the images you love!

$250

Then collections start at $420.
For more detailed pricing guide get in touch!

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what’s included?

with every session you’ll receive

Get to know you

An online questionnaire for you to complete so I can get to know you and your family before we meet

Style Guide

A helpful little guide so you know how to style your family and feel beautiful and comfortable for our session

Session Guide

A digital guide so that you know exactly what to expect, and a few helpful tips on preparing for your session

Client Wardrobe

A digital guide so that you know exactly what to expect, and a few helpful tips on preparing for your session

faqs

Why lifestyle photography

The joy of lifestyle photography is that it captures real connection and real emotion. It’s not overly posed, and there’s no forced cheesy grins at the camera. The session itself is a time of fun quality time, so not only will you end up with beautiful images, you’ll also have beautiful memories. I’ll ask you to cuddle, to run, to explore and tickle your children. We go at your children’s pace, and are guided by how they’re feeling. There’s usually silliness and dancing and of course plenty of hugs!

What if my kids aren't feeling it?

When you book with me you get a session guide that helps you prepare for our session, this includes some tips on how to prepare your littles. Some kids are just shy, that’s who they are, and that is totally fine! I always like to gauge how your kids are feeling and will customise the session flow to best suit them. If they’re feeling wild and want to run, let’s play games and tickle and explore! If they’re feeling shy and quiet, let’s get you cuddling, chatting or making daisy chains. Things always go smoothest when you have very few expectations on your child and just trust that no matter how they’re feeling I’ll be able to work my magic and capture some beautiful memories for you.

Where can we have our session?

In your own home or at an outdoor location of your choice! I have a few favourite spots in the Yarra Valley that I am familiar with and recommend. When you book with me you get access to my location guide so you can choose your favourite spot!

How much do clients usually spend?

Seperate from your session fee is a collection price. You’ll be able to select which collection once you’ve seen your images, so you can decide based on how much you love your images (hopefully a LOT). Collections start at $350, but most clients spend a total of $800-$1200 with me. If you’d like more details on pricing just complete the form above and you’ll receive access to my price guide.

What about extended families?

What a beautiful thing it is, to capture the love and connection through generations. To celebrate and honour those relationships that have made us who we are and continue to deeply impact our lives. I love capturing extended families and the diverse range of connections that exist in them.  These sessions can run a little longer and be a bit more fast paced, but are also a load of fun! Extended family sessions incur an extra charge of $50 per person outside of the initial immediate family.

Do you offer gift vouchers?

Yes, I offer gift vouchers! You can choose to gift just the session fee or the session fee + one of the collections. Vouchers are valid for 3 years, and lock in pricing that may otherwise increase. You can request either a physical voucher be posted to you or a digital voucher that you can print at home or e-mail directly to the recipient.

What time of day will we have our session?

In home sessions are usually booked for mid to late morning, whilst outdoor sessions are almost always booked in that hour or so before sunset so that we can capture that beautiful golden light.

Do your packages include printed photos?

Honestly, I do feel like a photo hasn’t really completed it’s job until it’s displayed in some way. Hanging on the wall or in an album your kids can flip through, that’s where photos should live. Not stored on the cloud where they’re too easily forgotten.

In saying that all my packages include digital images, so you can download your favourite images to keep forever. Some of my packages also include print credit that you can use in my print store towards an order of print products. 

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Em is not only an incredible photographer, but she is also a beautiful person. She made the entire process easy, with great communication and the most beautiful results. I would highly recommend Chapter and song photography to anyone wanting some precious family memories

Emma

Complete the form and you’ll automatically be sent an e-mail with my session and pricing guide. I’ll then be in touch within roughly 2 business days personally to just check in and see if you have any questions.


Ready to book?

If you’ve had a chance to check over my pricing and session information and you’re ready to book in then get in touch! I can’t wait to make some heart melting images for you and your family!

Hi Mumma!

Our little ones are small for such a short time! And whilst the good old smart phone has enabled up to capture snapshots, having YOU in the photos with your family is so important!
Let's capture some beautiful photos of the connection between you and your loves!

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