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. 

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Des Moines & Waukee Photograher
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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.  

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des moines photographer april and august

Keep it Real. Lifestyle Photography.

 

Perfect for updating photos on the wall and also creating fun photos books for the family to cherish for years to come. Lifestyle images to cherish for years to come; no strict posing at all! All of photos from the session are hand-edited and fully enhanced high resolution images, digitally available in an online gallery with print release.

**Full Family Session

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

45 minutes

40+ Images in Online Gallery

as many locations/outfits as time allows

travel limited to 20 mins from Waukee

*photographer approved locations available

payment due at session - cash, check, Venmo accepted

Mon-Friday

$350   

**Mini Family Session

-For Single family sessions/Mommy & Me/Sibling Photos

perfect for holiday cards/quick wall updates

25 minutes

-One Location (travel limited to 20 mins from Waukee)

*photographer approved locations available

20 Images in Online Gallery

payment due at session - cash, check, Venmo accepted

Mon-Friday

$250

** If deciding between the two sessions above, note that the shorter session gets the updated family photos, and some fun, candid images in just enough time to keep young kiddos (and husbands!) on board.  From my sneak peeks on my social media, it would be impossible for an outsider to tell which session is longer or shorter.  I deliver the same quality just in less time with fewer final edited photos. 

**Extended Family Session

8+ family members -

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

(travel limited to 20 mins from Waukee)

*photographer approved locations available

payment due at session - cash, check, Venmo accepted

-printing rights with online gallery and 40+ images

Mon-Friday

$450

 

 

Sneak peek on social media in 72 hours can be shared, tagged, etc.

Galleries delivered in about 21+/- days depending on season/busy periods

Cancellation Policy: Kindly give at least 48 hours for cancellation, if possible.

**Pricing subject to change at anytime; though your investment will remain the same at time of booking the session.

Session Request Form

Thank you so much for contacting me! Please allow 1 to 2 business days for reply! Cheers! Mandy

I am so happy you are here!  I'd love to photograph your family!  Spots filling fast! 

Please allow a couple business days for response.

Please send me a message directly if time has passed with no response (Spam, etc).  Your message is important to me:  aprilandaugustphotos@gmail.com

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.