Athens GA Photography Prices

Session Pricing & Information

"Getting this done is the best decision we ever made. Quote of the day from my big kid, upon seeing herself as a fairy, "Wow, I guess I am pretty!" - how about that for making her feel secure about herself as she becomes a tween? Priceless. Fairyography creates nothing short of magic."

-Debora, Florida

The Fairography Experience

1. Pre-session Prep

You look at her and it hits you... how much longer will she play with those dolls? When will she stop pretending? She’s getting so tall now, and it’s so fast! Capture these moments before they’re gone forever. She’s only this little... once upon a time. 

You and I will chat about what you have in mind for the session, this is what you love most about your daughter and what you'd like to remember in her photos. Don't worry if you don't have any ideas about what you'd like her shoot to look like, I have plenty for both of us! Her experience is half of an amazing photo session, let's make it something she'll remember and talk about for years!

Once you book, you'll get email or text reminders about each appointment and weather updates leading up to the shoot day. I will then begin crafting any of the props we'll be using for the photo session so that I have everything we need for photo day!

2. Photo Session Day

I know, you're worried. You're thinking "But my girl is wild and I know she won't sit still for photos!" or maybe you're thinking "Oh my gosh, I know my girl is amazing but she's so shy she takes a while to warm up... will we have time?"

Yes, I promise, I know.

Fairy sessions are SO FUN and I’m often told at the end of the session that the giggling kid that I was just with for an hour on a stroll through the forest is usually super shy. Not with me! I went to school for Early Childhood Education so that I could work in preschool. I am crazy silly and super patient.

I ENJOY being with your daughters, Plus I know what’s appropriate for her age and how to run a session. I speak TO her like a person, and not at her. I read her and I know when she’s done for the day. There are no crying princesses at my photo appointments. You'll come and leave with a happy, thrilled little girl who will talk about how she was a fairy for weeks and months afterwards.

3. Image Delivery

You'll come to the studio for the reveal of your images. See them all large on my studio TV screen and get my professional recommendations about which ones will go well together. You'll see a pre-design of an album so that you can know what your girl's story will look like laid out, no guesswork needed! Of course, you can change anything you want, but it'll be super easy for you to see it all.

Once your order is in and I've check it over, you'll be emailed or called right away so you you can take your babies home! Your framed art will be ready to hang immediately once you get it home so you can enjoy looking at your wall art right away.

Your images should live on your wall, not your hard drive. 

When you visit my studio you will be able to see, touch and hold each of our professionally sourced heirloom products. I want you to know why my albums are heavier than the ones from other places. I want to show you the difference between luster finish and deep matte.

Hold the product. Feel the difference. Know what you’ll be getting, and be thrilled with your custom artwork!

Frequently Asked Questions

What locations do you go to? 

I have a whole list of gardens and various places that I photograph in and around Athens, GA. I also have flown to several places throughout the US for clients who wanted photos closer to them. I return to Seattle yearly and I've also taken clients in New Orleans, Austin, Orlando, and more. 

Do you provide the dresses?

Yes I do! I have a whole room full of dresses and wings and crowns and other props just waiting for you! My dresses fit a range of ages from baby to kid through teen and right to adults.

What if my child doesn't behave?

Don't worry about that at all! I have 18 years of picture-taking experience, plus I was a pre-school teacher before I became a photographer. I have zero trouble getting a child to feel comfortable and do what I need them to be doing. 

"What you do is proof that there is magic in this world.

My daughters still talk about their session with you as one of the best days of their lives. I don't know how you do it but they each think you are their very best friend.

We loved our experience with you so much we traveled across the country to see you again. My fairy pictures of my daughters are true treasures. Not only are they beautiful but they captured the magic of my daughter's childhood."

- Jennifer, Seattle WA

Pricing & Packages

Step 1: $250 session fee

Your session fee includes:

• Hours of planning that you don't have to do
• A design consultation if you want one, to chat about your needs
• A fun photo session with all the time you need
• The patience of a former pre-school teacher doing your photos
• 18 years of experience dealing with photoshoot issues before they come up
• Posing coaching to help you look your best 
• Selections and preliminary editing on the best images
• Editing and full retouching on all purchased images
• Facebook and Instagram peeks
• Peace of mind that you're going to get a whole pile of gorgeous images to choose from
• Use of our couture dresses, wings, and crowns to wear
• Recommendations on a local salon for hairstyling
• An in-studio ordering appointment with products you can see
• An album pre-design so you can see your story before you order it
• Archival backup of all of your final images

Collection 1

15 hand retouched and matted prints in a custom box with 15 matching digitals for you to keep

Collection 2

25 hand retouched images in either a custom box with and matted prints or a 20 page 12x12in handmade leather album, plus 25 matching digitals for you to keep

Step 2: Choose your portrait collection

All collections include a certain number of images either in a matted image box or a handmade leather album. Custom wall art or framed prints are also available. Your purchased products will arrive to you finished and ready to hang, no printing or framing needed!

Collection 3

25 hand retouched images in either a custom box with and matted prints or a 20 page 12x12in handmade leather album, plus 25 matching digitals for you to keep.

Plus a framed 24x30in and two 16x20in wall art collection.

15 images

$1800

25 images

$2900

25 images + wall art

$4800

*please contact me for separate dance session pricing

Custom Products

Albums

Fairyography offers different types of albums for your family, fairytale, and dancer photo sessions. 

Each album comes beautifully presented, wrapped in special paper and a stunning box for gifting. I offer several different sizes: 14x14, 12x12, 10x10, 8x8, and a 16x8 that opens vertically for an ultra modern look. If you'd rather a non-square layout, that's available as well.

There are so many custom features and fun ways to make each album unique! Click the button below for more details. 

album details

A beautifully handmade torn edge watercolor paper fine art print, floating in front of silk or linen wrapped around a wooden block. A delicate looking finished art piece with class that doesn't need to be framed.

My favorite product I offer! They combine custom craftsmanship and handmade details with fashion-forward looks. Luxurious leathers and distinctive fabrics compliment your cover image and you choose from the acrylic crystal cover, an images stripe, or the photo indent.

Each handmade canvas is printed onto smooth paper, then transferred to the canvas backing. The canvas material is hand shaved to remove imperfections, then hand-stretched onto a solid wooden frame. Brushstrokes are then applied by hand to follow the contours of the subjects in the image. 

Deckled edge wall art

Extra Albums or matted print boxes

Handmade canvas

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We are a luxury portrait studio based in Athens, GA specializing in creating unique and vibrant images that capture the feeling of magic for women and girls of all ages. 

Our studio is located at:
1720 South Lumpkin St
Athens, GA 30605
1720 South Lumpkin St, Athens, GA 30605
706-338-4414