General Questions

So what is a pre-session consultation? 

This is where the excitement start for your session! We want to know what will make you happy. When you book a studio or studio + on location session, together we craft your dream session. We love to hear about your style, color palete so we can plan portraits that fit who you are. When your day arrives we will have the details covered so you will have fun with no stress!

* pre-session consults are not included in the "only one" session



What is the difference between sessions?

"Only One" Studio Session - 30 minute session in studio with one client

Headshots, capturing a child's milestone or birthday portraits

Shorter concise session that will offer 12-15 images ti review and purchase from.


Studio Session - full session in studio expect 1-1.5 hour session

Seniors, Families, Specialty Portraits

Fully custom session that will offer 25-40 images to review and purchase from.


Studio Session + on location photography expect 1.5-2 hgour session

Seniors, Families, Specialty Portraits

Fully custom session that will start at the studio and move to 1-2 outdoor locations.

This session will offer 30-55 images to review and purchase from.

Locations outside of 20 miles from the studio will require a travel fee per mile.

The safety or our clients and studio are always assessed prior to using a location.


In studio hair and makeup available upon request and charged separately.



Frequently Asked Questions?

When do I see my images after the session?

The images are ready to be viewed at your ordering appointment 2-3 weeks after the session. At your ordering appointment we help you with your final decisions on how best to showcase your images that have been crafted for you!


What kind of investment do most clients make?

Most clients who choose our studio or studio + location sessions invest between $750-$1500. clients who choose an "only one" session typically invest under $600.


What happens when we book a session with Cathy?

The entire portraits process takes place in three meetings. the pre-session consultation starts our process followed by photographing your session. The viewing and ordering appointment is the third in person appointment, Delivery of your order is completed when you come to the studio to view and fall in love with you images. If you prefer Cathy will deliver your images to your home. We appreciate your commitment and investment in images that you will love.


I look forward to becoming your trusted advisor through the portrait experience.


For your convenience, Picking Photography accepts all credit cards.

Prices are subject to change without notice. Current pricing will be honored for

30 days for sessions that are brooked with retainer fee.