Christmas Mini Sessions

Yes, I know what you’re thinking, Christmas Mini Sessions?  It’s not even Halloween yet!  You know how this goes though, right?  Every year we all do the same thing, we wait…because there is plenty of time, Christmas is months away.  And then before you know it, it’s Thanksgiving and then suddenly your kids are on Christmas Break and it’s too late.  So this year, let’s be proactive together!  Contact me for details and to set up a time to get your Christmas cards checked off your to do list early and get yourself and updated family portrait.  And don’t forget, family portraits make excellent gifts for Grandma and Grandpa.  Just like that, so many things checked off your to do list!  Book your mini session for $49 session fee – purchase a collection as receive a complimentary set of cards.

I have a special offer for all of my wonderful previous clients –

NO SESSION FEE and a complimentary set of cards with the purchase of any collection.

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I don’t want to make you feel bad or anything, but this lovely family below….they scheduled their Christmas session in June.  Yeah…June.  They brought all the appropriate accessories to their session and put them on with the sun cooking outside…what a smart family!  They’ve been done with their holiday cards for months now.  See…you need to get in asap.  Let’s get it done!

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Christmas Mini Sessions

I have Christmas-y type props in the studio, but I know those are not everyone’s cup of tea.  So no worries, we can go super simple, or prop it up…it’s your choice.  With mini sessions, you will pick one background that you like, and that best compliments your clothing choices.  Mini sessions typically produce 10-15 images for you to choose from.

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Family Portraits

The most common question I get when people schedule a family photo session is, “What should we wear?”  Thank goodness for Pinterest!  You can go onto Pinterest yourself and search Family Clothing for Portrait Session and you will find a plethora of ideas.  Here’s a Pinterest board I quickly created to give you some ideas.  The basic idea is to take the outfits you are thinking of for your family, lay them all out on a bed together, imagine that one person could wear everything at once.  Would they look cohesive?  Is there something that clashes, or stands out in a bad way?  Another idea is to start with one item…maybe the adorable dress you have for your daughter, then build from that piece.  Contact me if you need more ideas or help.

audrie – 6 months – Sitter Portraits

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One of my favorite types of photography session is sitter portraits!  Sitters are babies typically between 5-8 months old.  The ideal stage to do these portraits is when your baby is sitting up unaided, but not yet crawling.  Of course, these sessions can be done once baby starts crawling, in that case, mom and/or dad gets a workout, chasing the little one around.  It’s a hoot!

Little Miss Audrie was at the perfect age for her portraits.  And oh my goodness…such beautiful blue eyes.  It’s always hard to decide between color and black and white because of this girls eyes.  But what can I say, I’m a sucker for black and white.

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Audrie kept trying to fly during our session…you can do it girl!

I’m so thankful that this family ever walked into my studio.  They bring so much joy (and energy) with them when they come.  Sitter sessions can often be done as a mini session…and I am never opposed to the whole family jumping in for a few portraits.  In fact…I will typically push mom and dad into a few pictures, even if they were thinking they might not have any family portraits.  Like I always say, you don’t have to buy the portraits, but if you don’t take them, you will never have the choice.

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Miss Audrie was just about done…

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How old is your little one?  Is it time for some sitter portraits?  Capture your little sweetie before they crawl away…

Did you know, if you booked your newborn portraits with Barefoot Photography, a mini sitter session is complementary.  A perfect way to capture them growing.

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Holiday Mini Sessions

Holiday Portraits PortlandNEW from Barefoot Photography – Holiday Mini Sessions!  Capture your family this season and get a jump on sending out your holiday cards.  The session fee is only $29, and collections begin at $179.  Sessions will take place at Barefoot Photography’s studio on November 12th and 19th, early morning session will book the quickest…so if you have a little one who naps, do not delay!  Sessions will last about 20 minutes yielding 10-12 images for you to choose from.  All sessions include portraits from the holiday set and the simple background for family portraits, though you are not required to use both options, it’s your choice.  Book your appointment now…these are limited sessions and they will not last!  Contact Kimberly for more information and to book your session.

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Barefoot Photography is now located at 2942 NE MLK…just blocks from the Nike Factory store. Come and see the new location!

Portraits make a perfect (and simple) holiday gift. Portrait collections range from $179 to $649, including items like holiday cards, ornaments, matted gift portraits and album

. There are many options to fit your needs and budget. Contact Kimberly now to set up your appointment!

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kylie– 9 days – Infant Portraits

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Here’s another beautiful mother to be who opted to take advantage of a complimentary mini maternity session with her little ones infant portraits.  And why not!?  It’s complimentary!  A lot of clients worry that they just won’t like any of the maternity portraits (it’s never happened by the way….) and I always just remind them, you only buy the photographs you like, so no worries!

Now…let’s move on to sweet Kylie.  What a precious little bundle of baby!  She is the younger sister to two fabulous big brothers, Tyler and Nathan.  And I am honored to have had the opportunity to photograph all three of these little ones as newborns.  Yes, I am just that lucky.  Thank you John and Carrie for trusting me with these fleeting moments.

Many clients don’t know that your maternity session (mini and full) and your newborn session can include older siblings.  Of course we want to capture the entire family in photos like these!  For a newborn appointment, I recommend bringing the whole family in two cars, or having someone like grandma come along.  This way, we can photograph the whole family, then sibling shots and then we can have older siblings head home with grandma (or dad) so we can focus on just baby without any stress or extra noise.   A perfect way to capture all the images you want!

Another question I hear all the time….do I need to bring my own props and blankets?  Well…you can, but you don’t need to.  The studio is choked full of hats, wraps and props for baby.  And lots of dresses and wraps for mama too!  More information on the details page here.

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Angelic Baby, Infant and Children Mini Sessions

Angelic Mini Sessions

Angellic Mini sessionsSaturday July 16th Angelic mini sessions will be held at Barefoot Photography’s new studio in SE Portland.
Sessions last approximately 15 minutes with 5-8 finished images to order from.

These sessions are limited to one subject per session.  If you have multiple angels you will need to book
separate sessions for each.  Though I cannot promise a perfect fit, I do have adorable dresses in studio
in multiple sizes for little ones to wear.  (And a pink tutu!)

Session fee is $49.  Portrait Collections began at $199.
You can view Collection options here.

Email me at to secure your session today!
I will email you back within 24 hours with session options.

These sessions are not limited to little girls, but if you choose to schedule a session
for the boy in your life, I will not promise anything more than this.Boy angelic mini sessions