Portrait Rates

Portraits LA (Family Portraits, etc.)

Get premium photos for special moments, or just because: engagements, maternity, graduation, etc. Custom rates are also possible but, below are several optimal portrait session options and details of what’s included as well as limitations.

You will be happy with the professional-grade results or you don’t pay (except the booking fee)*.

  • A preview link is typically provided within 1-2 business days after the session for you to make your selection(s)
  • Depending on your chosen session, you might have from 20-100 or more photos to select from
  • Upon receiving your choice(s), I’ll do touch-ups to your selected photo(s) to finish as high-resolution and web-ready files
  • High resolutions files are provided as 300 dpi PNG print-quality files
  • Web-ready files are provided as slightly smaller web-optimized JPEG files, so you can easily share files with friends and family via email or online posts
  • Extra revisions are $30 per revision / photo and you may purchase additional photos for $30 each
  • When ready, the finished images will be made available to you via a download link sent by email
  • For prints, they can be mailed to you when ready or you can pick them up
  • For location portraits (at your home, a park, etc.), the location must be permitted and within 15 miles of The Light Committee studio
    • Farther distances are an option at an additional cost. Expenses, such as parking, are additional
  • Custom rates and sessions are possible for larger families  – simply inquire to discuss it

To see examples of the level of quality provided in portraits, click here.

IN-STUDIO PORTRAIT SESSIONS:

The following portrait sessions include capturing a mix of group and individual photos. Besides family portraits, they are adaptable to themes, such as engagements, graduation, maternity, etc. Select from sessions that are full-service, including receiving print-quality digital files plus fine prints mailed to you or sessions with only digital files that you can take and have printed yourself.

Quick Studio Portraits With or Without Prints:
$210, 6 digital photos
: A 30-minute in-studio session ideal for couples or families of up to 4 people
$265,  6 digital and print photos: same as above but, select two to be printed in 8×10″ and four others as 5×7″ or 4×6″

Standard Studio Portraits With or Without Prints:
$365, 10 digital photos
: A comprehensive 60-minute in-studio session ideal for families of up to 6 people
$440,  10 digital and print photos: same as above but, select four to be printed in 8×10″ and six others as 5×7″ or 4×6″

Complete Studio Portraits With or Without Prints:
$570, 20 digital photos:
A complete 60-minute in-studio session ideal for families of up to 6 people, allowing you to select many more photos
$675, 20 digital and print photos: same as above but, select two to be printed in 13×19″ and six as 8×10″ and 12 others as 5×7″ or 4×6″

LOCATION PORTRAIT SESSIONS:

The following portrait sessions include capturing a mix of group and individual photos. Besides family portraits, they are adaptable to themes, such as engagements, graduation, maternity, etc. Locations include your home, a park, or other permitted locations. Select from sessions that are full-service, including receiving print-quality digital files plus fine prints mailed to you or sessions with only digital files that you can take and have printed yourself.

Quick Location Portraits With or Without Prints:
$310, 6 digital photos
: A 30-minute session at your home or a park, ideal for couples or families of up to 6 people
$365,  6 digital and print photos: same as above but, select two to be printed in 8×10″ and four others as 5×7″ or 4×6″

Standard Location Portraits With or Without Prints:
$465, 10 digital photos
: A comprehensive 60-minute session at your home or a park, ideal for families of up to 8 people
$545,  10 digital and print photos: same as above but, select four to be printed in 8×10″ and six others as 5×7″ or 4×6″

Complete Location Portraits With or Without Prints:
$675, 20 digital photos:
A complete 60-minute session at your home or a park, ideal for families of up to 8 to 14 people, allowing you to select many more photos
$775, 20 digital and print photos: same as above but, select two to be printed in 13×19″ and six as 8×10″ and 12 others as 5×7″ or 4×6″

To see examples of the level of quality provided in portraits, click here.

Other Requirements

Booking fee: $50

This fee is to reserve your session and is partial payment for the session cost. It is refundable if you cancel your session with at least 48-hours’ notice prior to your session start time. Signing a standard photography permission and liability release are required. Location portraits at your home, etc. require a property release. The Light Committee has some permits in place to use select LA county parks and beaches. Other locations may require special permits and permissions at additional costs.

*Indicating a photo as a selection via email, text or other electronic or print means indicates your satisfaction (happiness) with the photos.

Paperwork: signing a release from liability is required, for insurance purposes. Also, signing a permission for photography is also required (parents and minors), which legally allows you licensed use of your portraits.

See more common rates for other types of photo shoots.

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