Now what to wear...I always recommend the same thing. Wear what you think you look best in. Bring a couple of different outfits if you like and I am happy to help you pick out what will be best for the shoot. If you want to wear stripes or graphics, it doesn't matter, these days anything goes, we can make it work. If there are multiple people in the shoot, I recommend wearing similar tones and styles. For family portraits, choose colors in the same tonal range so that no single individual stands out.
I specialize in photographing newborns, children and families in the most natural of ways. Natural light and environmental settings create images that speak in the simplest of terms, but with volumes of emotion. So I shoot strictly on location and use natural light. Sometimes that location is a park, a favorite place, the beach or your home…it makes the photos so much more personal and unique.
I love to photograph expecting mothers,
newborns, children, engagements, weddings, parties and pets! If you have an idea,
just ask! The best age to photograph a
newborn is from 5-12 days of age. Although most clients bring their babies to my home where the light is consistent and all the props are close at hand, I do hold sessions on location as well, finding beautiful light in the comfort of the clients home. Newborn sessions are usually about 3 hours long, allowing plenty of time for feedings, soothing and a variety of poses and set ups for your babies unique gallery of images. Infants photograph the best between
6-9 months, at this age they are sitting on their own but not yet
crawling away. The next popular age is 1, they are much more
challenging at this age but their personality really shines through!
The best time of day
to schedule an outdoor portrait is the very early morning (starting
no later than 9:00 a.m.) and late afternoon/early evening (up to an hour
before sunset). This provides us with the most flattering light since
mid-day sun is harsh and produces hard shadows. Overcast days are
perfect! I don't put any limit on how many shots I take, I will take
however many it takes to get lots of great photos for you to choose
from. Even on smaller shoots I usually end up taking hundreds of
pictures. Sessions are never rushed and
usually last 1-3 hours. How many outfits and styles you want will
really increase the time. Young children are encouraged to have snacks,
breaks, and play time to keep them happy and relaxed. I
will travel to your home or location of choice within approximately an
hour of Wells Maine (04090). A $50 travel fee will be charged for
locations more than 60 miles.
Payment Options: Your session includes the photographer’s time and talent, an over the phone/email consultation, post session creative editing of your images as well as an online viewing gallery to share with friends and family. Prints are purchased separately and are not included. Usually finished images
are ready within 7-14 days and an online gallery will be made available
for viewing so that you can choose your prints to order. Jillian Dayle Photography accepts cash and checks; or credit card payments via PayPal. Your portrait session fee is required within 5 days of booking your session in order to reserve your appointment and will be invoiced via email after our consultation. After your print order is completed please allow 1-2 weeks for delivery of portraits.
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