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 the why 

Your family story is precious; each detail deserves to be remembered.

But time marches on, and life is busy.

 

At Crystal Zinn Photography, we strive to make the portrait process as simple as possible, guiding you from dream to lovingly-created artwork that will retell your family's story for years to come

the difference

Heartfelt Emotion

Genuine heartfelt emotion is at the core of family.  That unexplained welling up from deep inside that overflows in actions of love towards those you cherish most.

 

Love makes a family closer, stronger, and more resilient.  It celebrates both the big and small moments.  It appears in the genuine smiles, laughter, and joy a family shares.

 

This is what I capture.  Those little moments of heartfelt emotions that can't be posed or staged - but when captured transport you to a moment that is never forgotten.

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Thoughtfully Captured

Meaningful portraits are thoughtfully designed. They are intentional.  They embody the details that make this season unique.

 

You are the keeper of those details.  I want to dream with you and design your session to reflect this chapter of your story. 

 

Are you starting down a new journey - or seeing your children grow up too quickly?  What is your family's style and culture? 

 

With these details, your portraits become more than smiling faces - they reflect the true essence and individuality of your family.

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Timelessly Preserved

Historical homes fascinate me, with huge portraits hanging in the family spaces.  Generation after generation of families have remembered their relationships though portraits. 

 

Every family needs at least one iconic portrait.  One that your children and grandchildren walk by daily and ask. "Who is that?"   "You looked like that?"

 

Your family’s portraits deserve to be artwork - to display, share, and to have stories repeated around them.  

 

From heirloom albums handcrafted in the USA, premium canvas, and framed artwork - each piece of artwork is ready to display and will become that iconic piece of your family’s story for years to come.

From your initial dream to final artwork, the portrait process is a series of four simple steps.  

I am personally available to help through each step along the way!

the process

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INITIAL CONSULTATION

Your complementary initial consultation is the first step towards designing your artwork!

You'll share all the precious details of your family and we'll design your artwork. 

I'll ask about your home decor, personal style, and the space in your home you wish to fill. 

We'll discuss wardrobe styling that fits with your decor.

We'll decide on your session date and location.

Even if you're unsure, don't worry!  We can design anything to fit your dream!

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Session Day

The big day arrives!

Prepare for giggles, goofy faces, and great memories.

I'll capture the love and laughter and take care of the rest!

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Reveal and Ordering

Approximately two weeks after your session, we'll meet at my studio for your reveal session!

Each of your carefully designed portraits will be showcased in a slideshow set to music.

You will select the perfect images for your artwork and finalized detail like wall art size or frame style.

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Order Arrival

Once your order arrives, I'll contact you to schedule a time to pick up your artwork.

Congratulations!!

You now have beautiful artwork to display, share, and cherish for years to come!

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Initial Consultation

Your complementary initial consultation is the first step towards designing your artwork!

You'll share all the precious details of your family and we'll design your artwork. 

I'll ask about your home decor, personal style, and the space in your home you wish to fill.

We'll discuss wardrobe styling that fits with your decor. We will decide on your session location and time.