Picture Me Paris Family Photo Package
Your family doesn’t come to Paris every day, and your children won’t be this young forever (even if they’re young adults). It’s family time in Paris and there’s no better way to capture your precious family memories in Paris than with a Picture Me Paris family photo experience. I love working with families with children of all ages.
Most families are interested in an hour at the Eiffel Tower, but you can select any Paris location you wish, such as the beautiful islands around Notre Dame Cathedral (even riverside) or one of the beautiful gardens in Paris. If you’d like an extended photo experience of more than an hour, we can do that too! Some families are looking for “mini sessions” of less than an hour, as they worry about their children sitting still for an hour. Don’t worry about that, we need up to an hour as the Eiffel Tower gets very busy. It also takes time for children to warm up to the camera and not be rushed.
+ What you receive:
- 15 gorgeous professionally edited digital images in high resolution format, professionally edited and delivered to a personalized online portrait gallery within just 3 short days! After your experience, I’ll invite you to view your personalized online portrait gallery, containing all of the beautiful art I created for you on your special day. You’ll select your absolute favorites and will be able to download them to your computer, tablet and cell phone. Share with family and friends on Facebook and Instagram, create a beautiful slideshow, or create prints and canvases for display in your home.
- In addition to your 15 favorites, you’ll have the option to order additional images from your gallery (typically there are up to 50 in your gallery).
- Create and capture precious family memories in Paris!
Duration: 30 – 60 minutes
Package rate: 399€
How to book or obtain more information?
- To reserve your session, you can check out my calendar of availability and select your perfect date and time, and book online.
- Or, if you prefer, you can contact me for more information and a booking link.
I work with families of up to 5 people, if you have a larger group, please inquire.
If you’d prefer to get in contact first, click on the second button below and I’ll send you a booking link.
“Karina is one fantastic photographer! We asked Karina to do a family session with our two boys. From the very beginning she was helpful, guiding us with regards to what to expect and how to prepare for our session. I felt like I knew her well before I even met her.
During the session she was extremely patient as we fumbled with our boys, lent us a helping hand and made my boys feel completely at ease and pose for the pics! (And even my camera shy hubby.)
Her turnaround was fast, service super professional, pricing reasonable and it was nice to have a photographer who was just as excited about my first trip to Paris as I was. Anyone who hires her will not be disappointed.
All the best Karina, and thank you for capturing those magical images of our family!
— AHALYA, CANADA
What are your rates?
Picture Me Paris family photo packages start at 399€.
What’s the best time of day for our photo session?
We conduct our family photo sessions in the morning, depending on the season, usually between 8:00 am and 11:00 am. This is best for nice lighting and we’ll have a few less tourists in our images. I used to offer sessions in the evening, but Paris is so popular, it’s incredibly difficult to get the quality of images I want to provide with the tourist crowds, so mornings are ideal.
How large can our group be?
I welcome families of 5 people or less. Unfortunately, I’m unable to accommodate larger families or groups at this time.
Can I see some more of your family work?
Sure! Please visit my blog:
My child is fussy, I’m worried about that!
Don’t worry! I’ve worked with many children from newborn to teenagers and I love them all. I’ve even had children tell me they didn’t want their photo taken at all but we ended up with beautiful family images! The best advice for your photo session is to:
Determine how long your child can be content for photos. We have sessions starting at one hour in one location, two hours in two locations, and three hours in three locations. In my experience, a one hour session, in one location, is best for small children. If you don’t think your child can be content for an hour, we can always trim the hour session, but it’s advised to give ourselves this time in case the child needs a snack, etc.
Ensure there are diversions for the photo session. Bring along any snacks or toys for the little ones. For older children, get them excited about seeing the Eiffel Tower and having some great photos to show their friends.
I tend to work faster than the typical photographer, particularly with families, so that the children don’t get bored. If the child (or children) get hungry we can always stop in a cafe for a bite to eat or refreshment. Often also there are carousels nearby, and children may like to ride it.
How do I find you for our photo session?
We agree on the time and place we’ll meet. Usually it’s near a major metro station and quite easy to find.
What’s the weather like?
It rains a lot in Paris and is often cloudy. The good news is that the city is beautiful in the rain, it actually shimmers. It’s always a good idea to take an umbrella along with you, especially in the winter. Our sessions are done rain or shine, but I’ll send you more information on weather options. In the meantime, check out the rainy day gallery here, and you can see how beautiful Paris is in the rain. A lot of my clients get really worried about rain, they worry their photos won’t turn out, they worry they may get wet. As it rains so much in Paris, we have to work with the weather or we’d never get out if we never went out in the rain. Instead of fearing the rain, think of it as a fun Paris adventure, to be able to share an umbrella with the ones you love in the Paris rain, it’s distinctly Parisian. Last winter it rained every single day in Paris. I shot beautiful images of families in the rain.
Average rainy days in Paris, France by month
What if I want props like balloons for my photo session?
Some people like balloons, flowers or other props for their photo session. I can help you find a store that has balloons or a flower shop.
How do we get around?
Transportation is not included but you can get anywhere in Paris fairly quickly by public transport, such as metro, bus, taxi or Uber.
I’d like to do a maternity or gender reveal session, is this possible?
Absolutely! To see a small selection of previous maternity/gender reveal photo sessions click here.
Booking, payment & cancellations
Booking is super easy! You may click on the BOOK button and you’ll be taken to my calendar with a list of available dates and times and book directly. Payment can be made by major credit card. If your plans change, and you need to cancel your photo experience, you may do so without penalty with at least fourteen (14) days’ notice. With 14 days’ notice, your payment will be refunded in its entirety. More details will be sent after your booking.