Pricing + Details

Session Details

SELECT A COLLECTION
Determine how long you want me to spend with you and choose one of the options below. Both Collections include all high-resolution digital files with a print release for personal use. A $250 reservation fee and signed agreement is required to secure your preferred session date in my calendar. Additional shooting time is also available. Please contact me for extended family sessions or events.


THIS IS MORE THAN JUST ‘NICE PICTURES’ 
— At the core, I’m a natural storyteller and believe wholeheartedly that the collection of photographs I make become more valuable over time. To read more about my philosophy and see samples of my work, please visit the Session Information and/or the Frequently Asked Questions page.

IN-HOME + OUTDOOR ADVENTURE — Photo shoots take place where everyone will be most comfortable; this is usually at your home and/or another favourite location of your choice (ie. your family cottage). If you prefer exploring familiar surroundings in the great outdoors, we can go on an ‘adventure walk’, play in the snow or head to the beach.

HAVE CAMERA, WILL TRAVEL — Not in the Ottawa / Arnprior / Renfrew / Pembroke area? No problem. Get in touch to inquire about travel fees.

 

mom helps little girl brush teeth
couple entwined on log
mom and newborn baby

Savour This Day

This is a meaningful session that celebrates life in and around your home or can take us on an adventure. Perfect for anyone welcoming a newborn, vacation photos, or capturing a glimpse into your daily routines (waking up, making a meal, after school activities, bedtime, etc.).

3 - 4 hours

$675

baby on bed
family playing game at cabin
brothers playing electronic keyboard covering ears

The Storytelling Session

This session offers a well-balanced mixture of signature documentary-style, candid images with environmental portraiture and relaxed poses.

1 - 2 hours

$500

* weekday sessions *

Save on any session booked Monday - Thursday (excluding holidays). Contact for full pricing details.

dog licks girl in wheelchair
triplets jump on trampoline
family with adult children in the snow

Events + Commercial Commissions

If you are interested in documenting your next small event (birthday, anniversaries, baby/bridal showers, etc.) or looking for commercial photography and feel my work would suit your needs, please get in touch. Small business story inquiries also welcome. Contact me directly for a custom quote or to view my portfolio.

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“My family has had the opportunity to work with Gemma twice in the past year, both times the experience was exceptional! Gemma worked with us so easily and thoughtfully, the experience was a total pleasure from start to finish! We loved Gemma’s candid approach, she catches the sweetest moments and our photographs are such treasures now! Some of the images Gemma captured were such unexpected surprises, that there were tears looking through the proofs the first time! I can’t recommend Gemma enough, our photos are intimate, thoughtful, real moments forever captured on film now, I can’t wait until the next time!”

Michelle I.
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