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golden hour mini sessions

  • clothing / outfit consultation
  • one session location: Normanskill Farm & Preserve in Albany, New York
  • one 15 minute session on date/time of your choice:
             Saturday, July 30th- 6, 6:20, 6:40, 7, 7:20, 7:40 
             Sunday, August 7th- 6, 6:20, 6:40, 7, 7:20, 7:40
  • total of five (5) images to download, print & share
  • option to purchase more images through your online gallery ($5 per image or $100 for the entire gallery - you will usually receive up to as many as 30 images)
  • full access to your customized online gallery
  • copyright release to print and share your images

what's included

the basics

Clare Elisabeth Photography presents a new type of mini session: Golden Hour Mini Sessions!

These miniature sessions will last 15 minutes each, all take place in one location, and will be offered on several different evenings over the summer of 2022.

These sessions are great for all types of photography including (but certainly not limited to): COUPLES, FAMILIES, MATERNITY, INDIVIDUALS, and more!

Each session will be 15 minutes long and time slots will be available in increments of 20 minutes (i.e. 7:00, 7:20, 7:40, etc).

frequently asked questions

Q: What is a mini session?
A: A mini session is a miniature version of a regular portrait session. In my case, my mini sessions are 15 minutes-long and great for little ones (or anyone) who may have trouble sitting still for a picture for more than 10-15 minutes at a time. For these particular mini sessions, you also get a limited number of images to keep that are included in the starting price. In my case, you get to keep five total digital images, but have the option to purchase more at an additional cost.

Q: What is a "golden hour mini session?"
A: A golden hour mini session is a miniature version of a regular portrait session that takes place during the hour or so before the sunsets in the evening. Due to the nature of these sessions, weather is an important factor in creating the final images. If it's overcast or the sun is not "glowing" during golden hour, we will not be able to achieve the same look that regular golden hour creates. In the event of a cloudy or even rainy day, we will come up with a backup plan in order to get you the perfect images for these particular sessions.

Q: How do we prepare for our mini session with Clare Elisabeth Photography?
A: Make sure you give yourself plenty of time to get here. No rushing allowed! Sleep well the night before and eat a well-balanced meal at least 1-2 hours beforehand. Doll yourself up, wear clothing that you feel fantastic (and comfortable!) in. And most importantly, DO NOT STRESS! 

Q: What if we are running late?
A: Please try to plan to arrive on location five minutes before your scheduled time. If you are running late, which happens and is completely understandable, your session time will be forfeited. There will be no refunds, but you may use your missed time as a credit for another mini session date in the future, or towards a full portrait session.

Q: Help! What do we wear?
A: Click here for a super handy-dandy portrait session guide that I send to every client after they've booked a session with me.

Q: What do these sessions cost and how do I sign up?
A: Each session is $125 (tax included) and includes everything listed above. To sign up, click BOOK below, choose your time slot, and wait for a confirmation email from me along with a questionnaire, contract and invoice.