"We do not know the true value of our moments until they have undergone the test of memory . . . and only then, after that recoil and that trans-figuration, do we understand their real meaning and enjoy them in all their tranquil splendor."

- Georges Duhamel


 

 

Alison Photography's Family, Couple and Individual Lifestyle and Documentary Portrait Experiences

 

 

Pier 39 San Francisco • Ultimate Family Lifestyle/Documentary Experience

 

 

Larkspur • Ultimate Family Lifestyle/Documentary Experience

 

 

 

Day in the Life • Ultimate Couple or Family Lifestyle/Documentary Experience • $1200* 

  • Half day (approximately four hours, including travel time between locations) session at multiple locations
    • ​E.g. in your home, at the beach, at the fair, at the zoo, at the park, at the library, at the carousel, or anywhere you spend time together
  • Outfit changes as desired and/or dictated by activities
  • Online proofing gallery with 30-50 images/hour of shooting time (for a total of approximately 120-200 images to select from) processed for a film-like look, and corrected for color and exposure 
  • Twenty lightly retouched final images as a digital download with print release
  • Option to purchase additional lightly retouched final images as a digital download with print release a la carte at $15/image, $60/five images or $105/ten images
  • Facebook timeline and profile picture
  • This experience is a hybrid of the lifestyle and documentary approach with emphasis on the documentary––I will capture both subtly directed and candid moments as you interact with each other and the activities/environments you've chosen 
  • The photos from these sessions can be made into beautiful coffee table art books for your family to share and treasure (ask me about album design if you like this idea!), or matted and framed art photos for your home (ask me about the best printers and most elegant yet cost-effective framing options if you like this idea!)
  • See this blog post for a strictly documentary example of this type of session

​* This includes up to six people––please add $100 for each additional person over six

   

 

 

Larkspur Multi-Use Path • Deluxe Couple Lifestyle Experience  

Deluxe Couple Lifestyle Experience  •  $600

  • Up to two hour session (including travel time between locations) at up to three locations within reasonable proximity
  • Up to three outfit changes
  • Online proofing gallery with 30-50 images/hour of shooting time (for a total of approximately 60-100 images to select from) processed for a film-like look, and corrected for color and exposure 
  • Ten lightly retouched final images as a digital download with print release
  • Option to purchase additional lightly retouched final images as a digital download with print release a la carte at $15/image, $60/five images or $105/ten images
  • Facebook timeline and profile picture
  • This experience is perfect for celebrating your bond and/or preparing to announce your engagement to the world in style!*

​* You may upgrade your complimentary Original Lifestyle Experience to this package for $300 when you purchase a wedding photography package

 

 

   
Mission Park, Santa Barbara • Deluxe Family Lifestyle Experience  

Deluxe Family Lifestyle Experience  •  $600*

  • Up to two hour session (including travel time between locations) at up to three locations within reasonable proximity
  • Up to two outfit changes
  • Online proofing gallery with 30-50 images/hour of shooting time (for a total of approximately 60-100 images to select from) processed for a film-like look, and corrected for color and exposure 
  • Ten lightly retouched final images as a digital download with print release
  • Option to purchase additional lightly retouched final images as a digital download with print release a la carte at $15/image, $60/five images or $105/ten images
  • Facebook timeline and profile picture

​* This includes up to six people––please add $50 for each additional person over six

   

 

 

El Encanto, Santa Barbara • Original Lifestyle Experience  

Original Lifestyle Experience • $300

  • One hour session (including travel time between locations) at up to two locations within reasonable proximity
  • One outfit change, if desired
  • Online proofing gallery with 30-50 images processed for a film-like look, and corrected for color and exposure 
  • Five lightly retouched final images as a digital download with print release
  • Option to purchase additional lightly retouched final images as a digital download with print release a la carte at $15/image, $60/five images or $105/ten images
  • This is a versatile session designed for smaller families, just the kids, couples*, or individuals (e.g. headshots, maternity, senior portraits)

Please note: this session is designed for five or fewer people––for larger families, please see the Deluxe Family Lifestyle Experience, above; for other larger groups, please message me about a Custom Experience

​​*This session is complimentary when you purchase a full service wedding photography package

   

Presidio San Francisco • Seasonal Special Lifestyle Experience  

Seasonal Special Lifestyle Experience • $150*

  • This session is only available at select times during the year––please message me to find out if there is a current seasonal special
  • Twenty-five minute session at a location generally specified by photographer
  • Online proofing gallery with 15-25 images processed for a film-like look, and corrected for color and exposure
  • Five lightly retouched final images as a digital download with print release
  • Option to purchase additional lightly retouched final images as a digital download with print release a la carte at $15/image, $60/five images or $105/ten images

This includes up to five people––please add $20 for each additional person over five

     
An extended family gathered in Solvang, California for Thanksgiving.Solvang • Extended Family Thanksgiving Gathering  

Custom Experience • AQ

• For larger group (e.g. extended family, business), real estate, website, heirloom, art, product, or other photography needs that don't readily fit into one of the above categories, please message me for a quote

     

 

Alison Photography's Elopement, Intimate Wedding, Wedding and Event Photography in Santa Barbara and San Francisco*

 

Santa Barbara Courthouse • Intimate Wedding  

Santa Barbara Courthouse Elopement or Intimate Wedding Photography • $500*

• Up to three hours of photography coverage of your intimate wedding or elopement at the Santa Barbara Courthouse, including preparation, details, ceremony, and couple and family portraits

Online gallery with 30-50 images/hour of shooting time (for a total of approximately 90-150 images) processed for a film-like look, and corrected for color and exposure 

• Black & white and color images, with emphasis on one or the other depending on your preference

• All gallery images as a digital download with print release

• Facebook timeline and profile picture

• Light retouching, album design, and other services available a la carte––please message me for a quote for these services

* This offer is for a limited number of Santa Barbara Courthouse elopements or intimate weddings (25 or fewer people)––please inquire right away if you think you might want to reserve one of these discounted (nearly 40%!) packages!

     
 

Intimate Wedding or Elopement Photography • $800*

• Up to three hours of photography coverage of your intimate wedding or elopement, including preparation, details, ceremony, and couple and family portraits

• Online gallery with 30-50 images/hour of shooting time (for a total of approximately 90-150 images) processed for a film-like look, and corrected for color and exposure 

• Black & white and color images, with emphasis on one or the other depending on your preference

• All gallery images as a digital download with print release

• Facebook timeline and profile picture

• Light retouching, album design, and other services available a la carte––please message me for a quote for these services

* This includes up to 25 people

     
Newport Beach • Wedding  

Wedding Photography • Starting at $1500

Please contact me to schedule a complimentary meeting to discuss your needs and see if we might be a match! If you still aren't sure, schedule an Original Lifestyle Experience ($300) for your engagement photos––if you decide to book me for the wedding, this session will be complimentary and the session fee you already paid will be applied toward your wedding package!

     

Bolinas • Twins' Baptism

 

Event Photography • $300 first hour (one hour minimum), $150 each additional hour

 Up to three hours of photography coverage of your event (e.g. baptism, birthday party, engagement party)

• Online gallery with 30-50 images/hour of shooting time processed for a film-like look, and corrected for color and exposure 

• Black & white and color images, with emphasis on one or the other depending on your preference

• All gallery images as a digital download with print release

• Facebook timeline and profile picture

• Light retouching, album design, and other services available a la carte––please message me for a quote for these services

* For destination weddings or events, Client agrees to cover reasonable travel-related expenses

Note: a non-refundable 20% retainer fee is due via cash or check at time of booking to reserve your date and time, and the balance of your session fee is due at the time of your session unless otherwise agreed in advance