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Top Tips for Successful Family Photography

Choose a journalistic family photographer that keeps your family dynamic in mind and photographs how you are together. Gone are the day of posed soldier images with all of you standing in a straight line. I will keep your family in motion so that you'll receive fun, unposed and natural family portraits.

Collingwood Family Beach Photography


Now that you've decided to book your session with FMP, you can expect a personal experience, from the beginning to the end! Before we even get together, we have processes in place to ensure that you are receiving the experience you want and the products you expect out of your portrait session.

Upon inquiry, you will be sent an email with a booking proposal that will outline all our collections all in one place so it's easy to compare. The appropriate booking contract is included. You will then receive our online questionnaire to get the ball rolling! The contract outlines all terms and conditions and is designed to help you understand exactly what your package includes before committing to the transaction. The questionnaire will gather information to help me get a better idea about your vision, purpose, wants, and needs for your session. The location will then be determined by the type of session you are interested in.

Upon submission of your booking forms, your reservation fees are due via EMT. All prices are subject to HST.

Once booking forms and fees have been received, you will be sent a tips email to help your session go as smoothly as possible. You will be given a session date for your portrait session as well as a second date for weather cancellations.

A day or two prior to your session, you will receive a courtesy reminder email from me. At this time, I will be confirming the time and location with appropriate addresses.

The day of your session will be laid back and fun! You can expect your session to last anywhere from 30 minutes (for mini sessions) to 1 hour (for full sessions) to 1.5 hours (for lifestyle newborn sessions).


The day after your session, you will receive an email with all the details on when to expect your images.

Within 1 week you will receive a SNEAK PEEK

Within 3 weeks you will receive your PROOFING GALLERY.


Depending on your wish list and your chosen collection, this is when you'll receive a CODE to download your images, order prints and wall art.

You get to do this all from the comfort of your home via your smartphone or computer.


I photograph family sessions in a relaxed way at a location of your choice.

Families hire me to come by when the entire family is there for events such as reunions or birthday parties. Most families want their images captured at home and leave the location and backdrops up to me. Local family sessions last approximately 1 hour and then you can continue on with your family gathering.

Family Photography Locations in Collingwood and Blue Mountain

Families hire me when on vacation or day trips in the Blue Mountains. I have been hired to photograph family portraits at these below locations.

  • Woodview Mountain Top Ice Skating
  • Blue Mountain Village in all seasons wether you're having a ski day or hiking in the summer
  • Living Water Resort waterfront and marina
  • Millenium Overlook Park
  • Scenic Caves Adventure
  • Hiking Trails

Family Photography Locations near Collingwood

  • Delphi Park is great for portraits and a picknik
  • Peasemarsh Beach
  • Family golf day at Georgian Bay Club
  • Marina in Meaford with private beach

  • To book your appointment today, please contact me via the contact form below or email me at francesmorency@gmail.com

    108 Gordon Crescent, Meaford, ON N4L 0A9 - (416) 526-2005 francesmorency@gmail.com

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