Family Session Information

Every family has a story to tell.  Each person inside of this perfectly knit circle is unique and an integral part of their special family unit.  Every family has a connection of their very own and none are exactly alike.  As a Des Moines photographer, I have learned that breathtaking locations are not as important as telling a family's story.  I want my images to inspire you to express the love you share.  Let your hair down, hug those you love most in the world, and let me do the rest. 

This session is great for creative shots and getting comfortable with each other to capture the candid moments.


Perfect for updating photos on the wall and also creating fun photos books for the family to cherish for years to come. All of the best photos from the session (40+) are hand-edited and fully enhanced high resolution images, digitally available in an online gallery with print release 1 hour session on location or in-home within travel limits

  • Different groupings of family and individual pictures included

  • Outfit/location change as time frame allows

  • 10 year cloud storage included with online gallery

  • add $100 for Family Session with 8+ people

  • all edited photos are chosen by the photographer

  • Sneak peek posted on Social media 48 to 72 hours after session

  • Online gallery delivered via email within 21 days after session date

Location & Contact Details

Tel: Upon Request


On Location: In-Home, Nature, Urban Settings

**Family Session

up to 60 minutes

40 Images in Online Gallery

as many locations/outfits as time allows


***Extended Family Session 8+ family members - $415

-includes "mini" sessions for each separate family and large group portraits

-up to 15 family members, then $25 each additional person

**Mini Family Session 

-For Single family sessions only

perfect for holiday cards/Mommy & Me, etc.

20 to 30 minutes-One Location

15 Images in Online Gallery


Cancellation Policy: Kindly give at least 24 hours for cancellation, if possible.

April and August Photography is a Des Moines photographer specializing in lifestyle newborn, family and children portraiture.  

Family photographer based in Waukee, serving Clive, West Des Moines, Urbandale, Adel, Grimes and Des Moines, Iowa.  

Session Request Form

I am so happy you are here!  I'd love to photograph your family this year!  Spots filling fast! Limited weekday availability 2020.  

(Weekends reserved for my family)

Please allow 1 to 2 business days for response.

Thank You!

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***Copyright Notice

April & August Photography reserves the right to use all pictures in any form for business, advertising, contests, social media, blogging, re-printing and copyright.All images are copyright to April & August Photography. They are not to be copied, scanned, saved on hard drive or printed without permission.

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