Family Session Information - Precious Memento Photography by Dianne Carla Antonio | Manila Newborn, Baby, Pregnancy/Maternity, and Family Photographer

Family Session Information

When to book . . .

It's best to book at least one month before your desired date to give us time to prepare. We accept last minute bookings as long as your desired date is still available but this is not advisable. We only accept limited number of sessions a month to ensure prompt delivery of your final galleries and spots fill up quickly so best if you secure your spot early.


Where your session will be held . . .

All our sessions are home service so both parents and children can relax in their most natural environment. Mom, dad, or the siblings can take a nap or even play in the next room while waiting for their turn. 

We will be needing about 2.5 meters x 2.5 meters of space in your home closest to a natural light source such as a huge window or sliding glass door. I also use a one-light setup in cases where the window light is insufficient. If your available space is smaller than this, kindly let us know during the pre-session consultation.

The session can also be done outdoors. Some clients opt to have the session done in a relative's home or even a hotel room if the space and/or lighting in their home is not appropriate for the session.


How long will the session take . . .

Family sessions take about 30 minutes to 1 hour max. Note that session durations may be shorter depending on how the session will go about.


Proofs . . .

The proofing gallery contains a selection of soft edited best images from your session, called proofs, where you can choose your final images from. This is a part of our service where in we eliminate any blurred, not in focus shots, duplicate shots, or any test shots from your session so you can spend more of your energy and time in choosing your final images only from the best images we can provide. Take note that you will not get copy of the proofs, but only the final images you selected.

The link to the proofing gallery will be provided to you within 48 hours after the session.

Once you have finalized your order and full payment has been made for the additional images, final editing will commence.


Final images . . .

Delivery of final digital images will be through a separate private online gallery about 10 days after you have chosen from the proofing gallery. You'll be receiving the number of final images included in your package plus the additional ones you purchased, if any.

Note that final images will be in JPEG format only. At no time will raw or unedited images be included in any of the packages as these are not finished products and do not represent the Photographer's style. We spend more hours after the session hand editing each piece of image we will be providing you to ensure that you only get the best works of art.


Prints . . .

Should you wish to order prints, simply send us an e-mail with your selections. You can do this once you have finalized which images you want to purchase.

Delivery of prints takes 3-4 weeks at best.


Payment terms . . .

A signed agreement and a non-refundable retainer fee equivalent to 50% of the total package rate is required upon booking to reserve your session date.

Please click here to read full Terms and Conditions before booking a session.

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