WHAT IS A DAY IN THE LIFE SESSION?

Day In The Life Sessions tell the story of you and your everyday life by capturing one day in pictures.  It is a way to freeze time and document what life is like, capture special moments and remember priceless moments for years to come.   It is also a way to share those special moments with grandparents, friends and family. 

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THE CASE FAMILY

THE KELLY FAMILY

“Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever… It remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything.”
— — Aaron Siskind

HOW DOES IT WORK?

You pick one day -- a normal, mundane day — when I, Sennu Maria Keith from Stories of Joy Photography, will join your family for the whole day, starting when your children wake up, and ending when the children have gone to bed that night. Which can be anywhere around 12 hours. I will join you in all your activities, whether that is running errands, or staying at home. I will portray your day and your family in a series of professional and artistic photos, telling the story of your day, and your family, right now. When your child(ren) have a nap time, or if they go to school, I usually make a few pictures of you whatever it is you do during this time, but it is also a good time for me to take a break during this long session.

There is no need to pose or stage your home life - these are photos for you to portray your real life at this moment in time. There is nothing better than real life, and real life is what you'll want to remember ten, twenty years from now. I will work very hard to capture special moments of love and joy, as well as all the naughty moments. My goal is to show in my images how hard parenting is, but also how rewarding. I work very hard to make sure to tell your story in professional images.

Within the first hour of me being in your home, you realize you don't really even notice the camera anymore. You are too busy with all the demands of your family! It is like having a friend come over for the day. One client wrote to me after their Day In The Life session:

THANK YOU for coming and for working so hard. You were unobtrusive, calming, kind to the kids and you really put me at ease. Thank you.
— Amy after a DITL session by Stories of Joy Photography
Oh my goodness. I’m in awe of the feelings I feel when I look at these. Sometimes life, living in this home feels so mundane. I love it, but it feels simple. Invisible at times. This transports me. I’m looking at us from another perspective. A magical one. You have a gift. Thank you so much.
— Amy after a DITL session by Stories of Joy Photography


AFTER THE DAY IN THE LIFE SESSION

It takes me approximately four weeks to deliver the galleries from a Day In The Life session. I will end up with thousands of raw files taken that day. I want to make sure you end up with high quality pictures from your session, so I carefully go through and select the best images that not only tell the story of your family, but also ones I know you will appreciate. At the end of the editing process you will first see a movie (slideshow) I have made from the best 100 images of the day. You will also have two galleries to view online: a smaller one, The Story Gallery, around 100 of the best images, hand-edited by me, and a larger gallery, The Full Gallery, of about 300 images, telling the full story of the day. You will be given packaged options on digital image files, and/or making them into a photo book (which is what I recommend). And I am always happy to help you order wall art through my professional lab.
A $500 deposit is required to reserve your session, and pricing starts at $1,495.  Payment plans are available.

When you see your pictures from your day, make sure to have tissues nearby.

Oh my goodness Sennu!!!!!! These are amazing! I have wiped off all my eye makeup! Lol These have touched my heart in an unbelievable way! I don’t even have the right words to express how much I love these pictures and how grateful I am! You are a true artist! I love all of these!!!!!!
— Christina after a DITL session by Stories of Joy Photography


Please contact Stories of Joy Photography for scheduling your family's Day In The Life Session! Limited sessions available.

 

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