About your session
Thank you so much for your interest in Chavi Tee Photography for your Kids and Family Photography. I am a Brooklyn-based Photographer who creates timeless, authentic images of children and families that portray their genuine personalities and the special family bond they share. My style is bright, cheerful and colorful, and brings out the joy and goodness of your everyday lives. My top priorities are to provide premium service and produce high quality products and wall art that will make your heart sing, all along ensuring that this process is enjoyable and stress free from start to finish.
Sessions are offered at-home, outdoors, and on location. I come equipped with lighting to ensure that I capture the moment and connection between your family members. I create memories of your loved ones for you to adorn your home with wall art, keepsake albums, gift prints, and other special items to share and enhance your home.
My sessions are fun, relaxed, and engaging. You can expect to have a mixture of formal portrait and candid poses. The session will begin with more formal poses with light direction to help you loosen up. We will then engage in fun games and activities to allow everyone’s natural personalities to emerge. This allows me to step back and capture images as they unfold letting the real you unfold naturally. You will feel like you are playing with a friend and forget about the camera allowing us to freeze these special moments to preserve for eternity. Be prepared for an enjoyable time! So let’s get started!
Below is an outline of my process and what you can expect:
To begin with, I will send you a questionnaire for you to fill out. This is an important part of the beginning of our planning stage, as it will help me get to know what you and your family is like- their interests, personalities, what you are looking to get from your session, and so forth. This session is all about you and I want your photos to be true to that. By me getting to know you well, will be the first step to assuring we reach our goals! The more information you provide me with, the better equipped I will be to customize your photos to your uniqueness.
After reviewing your questionnaire, I will schedule a time for us to have a talk over the phone and/or meet with you in person, particularly if we will be conducting an in home session. Getting familiar with the surroundings will help me create a better game plan for the session.
At the time of our meeting (or phone conversation), we will discuss the activities you would like to incorporate or have documented, clothing planning, color schemes, as well as anything else on your mind. If you have any questions or anything else you would like me to know, feel free to come prepared with these thoughts on paper.
To secure your date, your session fee must be paid. Once we have our date, time, and location planned, we can discuss clothing and wardrobe options. Please don’t hesitate to contact me regarding your upcoming session, and I will try my best to accommodate you. One week prior to the scheduled date, I will confirm via email. I will also send a reminder two days prior to the session date. I understand that life is busy so I want to make sure you are properly prepared for this special event.
Please feed your family before your photo session (unless that is something you’d like documented!) I want every one to show up in a good frame of mind. Your photo session is meant to be a fun and enjoyable experience. My hope is for each participant to have an enjoyable experience. Therefore, I will not force anyone to smile or do anything they are not comfortable with, and please act the same. It’s totally okay if your children do not want to participate in the chosen activity. The main goal is for everyone to be themselves. Bribery or threatening is something I do not encourage. If one activity doesn’t perk interest, I will initiate another game or activity. Mom and Dad should also act like themselves, and do whatever they need to do. I will just document your interactions to the best I can. We will have fun and create images that showcase your family the way they are to preserve and treasure for years to come.
Choosing your photos:
Following your session, I will choose the very best images and hand edit them to compile your proofing gallery. Images that are doubles, out of focus, or of eyes blinking will be discarded. I will narrow down the images to at least 25 of the very best. One week following your session, you will be contacted via email to schedule your In Person Gallery Viewing, where I will come to your home, show you your photo gallery and assist you in choosing which package and products best suit your needs. You will have the opportunity to see and feel the unique products that I offer, as well as have me aid you in creating your dream wall gallery. Please plan for all parties necessary in making purchasing decisions to be present at this meeting. Children are not encouraged to be present.
If your schedule will not permit an In Person Gallery Viewing, you can choose to have your images uploaded to a Private Online Gallery for you to view and choose the images/ package at your convenience. Please be aware that your gallery will remain active for only two weeks. Orders must be placed within this time frame. Once the gallery expires, a $50 activation fee will be charged to re-open the gallery for another two weeks time.
Choosing your package:
Packages range from $400- $1000. I want you to walk away with wall art ready to hang and display in your home. Therefore I have compiled packages that contains a mixture of prints and/or products as well as the digital files from those prints.
Of course, additional products and digital files may be purchased as add- ons to any package you choose.
For more detailed pricing information, please check here.
Once your package is selected and payment is made, digital files of your selection will be available for immediate download. Please allow up to 3 weeks for your products to be prepared. I will contact you as soon as they are ready to schedule a time for delivery.
Your proofing gallery will be available within two weeks from the date of your session. In person gallery viewings are done in your home. I will bring samples of the products that I offer and will help you make decisions that will most suite your needs. This meeting should take around an hour. Your order must be placed at that time. All parties necessary in making the ordering decisions must be present. Children are discouraged from attending this meeting.
For those who choose a Private Online Gallery, a link to a private proofing gallery will be sent to you within two weeks of your session date for you to view at your convenience. Your gallery shall remain active for 14 days only. Orders must be placed within this time frame. You may contact me for questions or guidance regarding your order. I will try to respond as soon as possible. If no order is made during this time, a $50 activation fee will incur to re-open your gallery for an additional two weeks time. Bonus gifts or specials will not apply to late orders or late payments. Print and digital prices are only guaranteed for 30 days from the date of your session.
All images are property of Chavie Taitelbaum and Chavi Tee Photography. Digital files may not be altered, edited, or modified, in any way excluding cropping per printing ratios. A print release will be issued with digital files purchased with guidelines and permissions of printing.
Please note: Outside cameras are not permitted at the time of the photo session.
Still have a question? No Problem. Feel free to ask! Hit the “contact” button below.