May 6, 2021

Boulder Family Portrait Sessions

I recently updated my Boulder Family Portrait Sessions on my website and figured I would post them here as well. Over the years, I have done everything from documentary sessions to mini sessions. Each type of portrait session has value but sometimes people just want an updated family photo and they don’t want to wait until it’s the Mini Session time of year. Or maybe you want photos that document this stage of life your family is. You know how fleeting these stages are and want it captured, so the documentary session is for you. Then I also offer a one hour session, which is a little of both worlds.

So this year, I am offering three types of family portrait sessions:

  • “In the Life” documentary family sessions
  • A one hour session which is a blend of candid & posed family photography
  • A twenty minute mini sessions.


Your life now.  A session that tells the story of who your family is during this brief moment in time.

My goal is to create photographs that show how you naturally interact and connect with each other. 
I want to give you the family photos that I cherish of my own crew -warm, funny, beautiful, messy and real.

The “In the Life” session follows along with your regular family day.  Whether it’s making pancakes at home, taking a trip to the park, changing a diaper, or taking a bath.  It’s the regular-ness of your normal day that I find beautiful and important to document.  These are images that your family will treasure and whose value only increases as the years go by.

We can do a few ‘gently posed’ images, but for the majority of the session the kids (and adults) will just go about with their regular, wonderful day.

$300 for a 2 hour family session in Boulder and surrounding areas.  
An 8×10 Print and two 5×7 prints of your favorite image.
A slideshow set to music (get the tissues ready!)
A gallery for ordering prints, digital files, and albums. Please email for a full price list.


The one hour session is a blend of the “In the Life” session (above) and mini session (below).
We can make the focus on candid, documentary style shots or on posed family images.  It’s up to you! 
I can also do a blend of the two -we can take ten minutes at the start for some family posed shots and then just let you guys play/explore/cuddle for the rest of the time.

We can do the session at your home or in one of my favorite spots around Boulder, chosen for it’s background and light.  You can choose from mountains to lakes and streams!

$150 for an hour session in Boulder 
One 8×10 and two 5×7 prints of your favorite image.
A slideshow set to music.
A gallery for ordering prints and additional digital files.  Please email for a full price list.


Boulder mini sessions

Perfect for the times we are living in, I am extending my fall mini sessions into 2021.  Covid safe, outside, 20 minutes.   They are easy, fun and a beautiful reminder of what is most important in life:  your favorite people.  

The mini sessions are mostly posed with a few fun candids thrown in.  The mini sessions are also great for when you have family come to town and would love updated photos with your parents, siblings, etc..

Mini sessions are offered on weekday afternoons within the City of Boulder.

$250 for a 20 minute session in Boulder -I have some great spots you can choose from.  

5 High Resolution Digital files
A gallery for ordering prints and additional digital files.  

Please reach out for more information about pricing of digital files, albums, and wall art for any of the above Boulder Family Portrait sessions. I’m also available for a free phone consultation to chat about which session you might be interested in.

xo Mary

P.S. I was recently interviewed by Shout Out Denver –feel free to check it out!