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I believe there's a story in everyone.

Here's a little of mine.

I am an adoptive parent. I've sat in a courtroom twice beside my husband, waiting to hear a judge declare what my heart had known a long time before. I'm actually waiting on our date to do it again.

You think you'll have all this time to get all these pictures. But I promise you, you are so wrapped up in the moment that you don't. You walk away realizing that the first picture you have of your five beautiful kids as a siblings has one kid with a sippy cup to his mouth, another one staring at the beautiful Tuscarawas County Courthouse murals and another one showing her underwear. 

(true story)

 
 
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My gift to you

Are You Adopting?


 
 
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ADOPTION SESSIONS COVER FOUR OPTIONS:


We're adopting! announcement session including custom digital card design

 


 

Lifestyle session that covers the finalization ceremony itself along with pictures inside and outside the courthouse/surrounding area. No more than one hour total in time.

 


 

 

 

Family portraiture session (30 minutes) at the location of your choice. Family sessions must be within one month of the adoption finalization ceremony or, in the case of international adoptions, within two months of the child coming home.

 


Welcome home lifestyle session at the airport (a travel fee is added to the rate) or the adoptive family home



THE NORMAL SESSION DEPOSIT IS WAIVED FOR ADOPTION SESSIONS.

You receive-at no charge- photos from the session that involve the adopted child(ren) including lifestyle, posed individual and group shots in digital format.

Any photos taken of other family members or friends that do not include the adopted child(ren) will be available for an additional purchase. All photos from the session will also be available for product and print order through my lab, if desired.