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The Family Experience

Whether you are hoping for an outdoor, relaxed photo session, or a more posed studio session, together we will plan the perfect St. Louis family photo session to capture what makes your family unique.

I want you to have a stress-free and fun family photo experience. My family clients all receive access to my client closet of carefully curated gowns for moms and girls, expert planning and styling, and a session reveal to help choose your images and heirlooms. Moms also have the option of adding hair and makeup by one of my favorite hair and makeup artists. All my clients take home archival artwork to display in their home!



Everything begins with a quick conversation! I want to know all the details you are envisioning for your family photo session! We'll chat, see if we are a good fit, and schedule your planning consultation.

1. Say Hello

Next, we'll meet for a planning consultation. This will happen in the comfort of your own home or you may come to my studio. We'll get to know each other and plan your dream session!

You will have the opportunity to look through my client closet of designer gowns, flip through my curated collection of heirloom albums and folio boxes, and check out beautiful, archival wall art.

We will choose colors and location, plan outfits for everyone, and start deciding how and where you would like to display your photos. This is when you will reserve your session date.

2. planning consultation

We will have a super fun, relaxed family photo session! Whether you have chosen studio or on location, I will guide you through posing to ensure your family looks like their best authentic selves. I always have tricks and snacks on hand to help the little ones enjoy the session!

Family sessions may take place at my studio or at a location around the St. Louis area.

3. your session

Now for the fun part! You'll come back in for your viewing and ordering appointment. This is when you will see your photos for the very first time and choose your heirlooms! 

4. choose your heirlooms

So exciting! You will return in 4-6 weeks to view and pick up your artwork! Once everything has arrived and been hand inspected, I will contact you to set up your appointment. 

5. receive your artwork

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The Family process

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Sutherland Photography offers only archival quality prints, canvases, and albums. Your session fee is $250. Artwork is available a la carte, so you only buy what you love!

Digital images and products are sold separately.

The Investment Details

Maggie is such a talented photographer! Our session was so much fun, very relaxed,  and the images came out so much better than I could have imagined! A true artist!

Maternity Session


family Session


Right from the start Maggie made us feel extremely comfortable, was clear and direct and genuinely excited to take our photos! At the actual shoot she was relaxed but so professional and made us feel like naturals as she snapped our photos. The end product far exceeded our expectations and we absolutely LOVE the photos hanging on our walls. The quality of the photos are excellent!

My daughters and I had such an amazing time! Maggie was fabulous. So patient with my very energetic four year old and infant girls. She even had snacks and bubbles ready to keep the kids smiling! The finished photos captured my kids personalities and love for each other perfectly!! Maggie was so polite, accommodating and easy to work with. Highly recommend!

family Session


Maggie was great to work with! Patient with my little's uncertainty of her cake smash! She captured some precious photos of a special time for us! Fast turn around and quality and priced appropriately. Thank you Maggie!

Cake Smash Session



Beautiful & fun family sessions that capture your unique family and result in artwork on your walls

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My goal is to respond to you within 1 business day.

I look forward to chatting with you soon!

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