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Hello, friends! I am currently booking sessions for the 2020 season, including families, high school seniors, lifestyle newborn sessions and headshots. I am so excited to be back to doing what I love, for people I love. Safely.

Below are my 2020 session guidelines for your review. For questions or to book your session, click the "contact" link above and I will respond promptly.

See you soon!

Session safety guidelines and news for 2020

Here is what I plan to do in order to keep us all safe as we navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.

1) All family sessions will take place outdoors for the remainder of the summer. Family sessions will be limited to groups of 10 people and under. I will maintain a social distance of 6 or more feet away from you at all times while photographing your family. As most of you know, because of my gear and the style of my work, this will not be much different than the way I normally shoot! I just won't be hugging you like I used to, or running up to you to fix your hair. I will have to use my words, instead.

2) Lifestyle newborn/family sessions will have an outdoor component whenever possible - and honestly, I think this will be a beautiful and unique way to document your new baby! I will still be happy to come to your home, and if you want some indoor images I will wear a mask and refrain from touching you or your little one. Together we will figure out the best and safest way to make some beautiful images of you and your new baby.

3) Studio sessions will be available for high school seniors and individual headshots only, with a limit of two people in the studio at a time - the person being photographed and one support person. If you would like to bring one  or two  more people along, please mention it to me first and we'll figure something out. I often split these sessions between studio and outdoors, and I will continue to offer that option. Per Minnesota's state mandate I will wear a mask for the studio  portion of your session.

4) I will be providing hand sanitizer in the studio for your use, and using it frequently myself. I will refrain from touching clients, and thoroughly cleaning the studio and any props or furniture used during our session. I am fortunate to have THREE ceiling fans in my studio space, and they will all be running for the duration of your studio session to keep the air circulating. When they are all going, it actually feels almost like the outdoors! Just a little bit breezy. 

5) I have added a new COVID-19-specific clause to my contract. You'll need to agree and sign it. Basically, it acknowledges that I will do my best to behave in a safe manner for you, and that you know the risks of leaving your home during this time and don't plan to hold me responsible if something happens.

6) Per that agreement, I am asking all clients to confirm that they have not been presenting any symptoms of COVID-19, nor have they been exposed to the virus, in the 14 days prior to our session, and I will do the same. I also ask that clients inform me if they become symptomatic or are diagnosed with COVID-19 during the 14 days after our session. And finally, I ask that those people in known medically vulnerable groups avoid photo sessions altogether until it's safer.

7) I am still offering hair and makeup services to those that want it. The artists I work with are licensed and will be carefully following strict safety and sanitizing measures as they work. 

If you have concerns, questions, or worries about any of the above, please know that you can come to me with them. I treasure our relationship and I want you to feel safe and comfortable with me, not only during our session, but with anything that gives you uncertainty about doing photo shoots these days.

Thank you for your support, as always. I am so grateful to you all for your friendship, kindness, and for allowing me to photograph you and your beautiful families. I love seeing you year after year!



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