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I’m here to document you, your special moments and the significant people in your life. I offer family photography sessions, engagement sessions, or senior photography sessions as well as candid engagement and individual lifestyle pictures.

Location is important for family photography sessions and Door County is home to me. Through my landscape photography, I am familiar with plenty of scenic locations up and down this beautiful peninsula that will serve as the perfect backdrop for your images.  Even though I call Door County home, I am happy to work with you to create beautiful images wherever you are.

I like to shoot family photography sessions outdoors because I feel a natural setting make for the very best images.  If you have a special place that you have in mind, that’s great!  If not, I have many places in mind that I would love to suggest.

One thing you should know about my family sessions is that I am not the kind of photographer who will put you in stiff poses where every finger and toe is perfectly placed.  I have a much more relaxed approach that will show your family in a more casual light.  Of course, we will get nice photos of you together that will look great on your wall!  But we’ll also get photos of you all walking together, hugging each other, playing with the kids, etc.  Basically, it’s a much more fun approach to your family photos!

About Your Family Photo Session

I have three sessions to choose from.   The session that is perfect for you will depend on your family and the photos you are looking for.

Standard Session

The standard session usually takes about 45-60 minutes and is for families of 10 or fewer.   It will be perfect for those who want a variety of photos at one or two nearby locations. 

Mini-Session

If you just want a new couple of nice photos of your small family, a 20-30 minute mini session would be right for you. 

The mini-session will allow just enough time for one location, a few different poses, and even maybe one or two individual shots of the kids.

Large Family Session

The large family session is for large or multigenerational families with up to 20 people. 

During this session we will capture large groups photos along with each individual family and any other groupings you wish.

Image Delivery

After your session, I will go through your photos and cull out the blurry ones and the ones that didn’t turn out for whatever reason.

Once your photos are ready, I will deliver your final images via an online gallery.  From this gallery, you’ll be able to view, share, order prints, and download your photos.

Included with every session are all the high resolution digital files from the photoshoot.  No need to pick and choose a limited number of images!

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Prints

Along with your image downloads, you will receive a print release that will allow you to have your photos printed wherever you wish. 

One thing I want you to be aware of is that larger prints require extra care in order to guarantee the best possible print. So for big prints, I would highly recommend that you order larger prints through your online gallery.  If a print is going up on a wall, I want the print to be perfect. 

Many big box print labs differ in paper choice, color accuracy, sharpness, photo brightness, and overall quality.  I work closely with the same professional printing lab partners I use for my fine art landscape prints and together we ensure you get the perfect prints.

Happy Families

I absolutely love when a family is happy with their pictures!  Here’s what some of my past clients have said about their session!

Very Easy To Work With

“Luke did a mini session for my family. He is very easy to work with. The photos do not feel posed. He had us play with our baby instead of trying to get the baby’s attention. The photos are absolutely perfect. They capture the authenticity of our family in the best way. We will definitely be using Luke again!”

~Hailey

5-Star

“Our experience with Luke was 5-star! Not only did my entire family enjoy the photo shoot (w/ 2 teenagers!), the final product was exactly what we were hoping for. The entire experience was stress-free and we couldn’t be happier.”

~Katrina

I would absolutely recommend Luke

“We absolutely loved working with Luke! Not only did our pictures turn out beautiful but he was incredibly patient with our little guy who went into full on toddler mode during the session 😊. I would absolutely recommend Luke and look forward to working with him again!”

~Sarah 

Family Photography Sessions

All Sessions Include:

All images from your session. Professionally color corrected.

Online Photo Gallery for viewing and downloading and ordering prints.

Print Release so you can print wherever you wish.

No minimum print purchase requirements.

No travel fee for sessions taking place in Door County

Family Photography Sessions Contact Form

Use the form below if you would like to talk more about setting up your own family photography sessions.