Mini Session Collections

Announcing our 2018 Mini Session Schedule!

Family Photography at a Nearby Beach in Collingwood

Don't wait to capture your memories another year. We have some amazing locations from 2017 and added a few really great new locations for 2018.

We are also expanding our locations to Collingwood and Barrie this year so we look forward to seeing a lot of new faces.

This year we are also offering MINI VACA sessions for Wasaga Beach and Muskoka areas.

What you do:

  1. FILL OUT CONTACT FORM below to schedule your 30 min. portrait session.
  2. Pay the $50 non-refundable sitting fee
  3. Show up ready to have fun!
  4. Within 10 days I will email you a link to your online gallery
  5. Log on to your proofing gallery and choose which image package you would like to purchase and download.
  6. Download the images you purchased from your proofing gallery and purchase prints from the shopping cart.

Documentary Family Photography of 6 month old children in your home

The 2018 Locations!

April 29 - Sunday afternoon at 5pm

My favourite location in the spring is the Cherry Blossoms at Karya Park. Blossoms should be in full bloom at this time but not guaranteed. Just ignore the many people around you and you'll get great images.

May 6-Sunday

Cherry Blossoms at Karya Park should be in full bloom at this time...but not guaranteed. A busy park for blossom viewing and photography, but we'll get you great images anyways.

May 20 - Sunday

The trails at Caledon East is a nice easy location with many options for backdrops lots to keep kids busy.

May 21 - Monday

The trails at Caledon East has great light, pond, boardwalk, and tall grasses.

June 3 - Sunday

Mono Cliffs Provincial Park at the Moss Covered Cliffs. This location includes a 15 min. walk to the location on easy trail.

June 17 - Sunday

Mono Cliffs barn wood fence and open fields background.

July 1 - Sunday

The Town of Erin. A great shallow creek and willow tree. There's an ice cream shop across the street for a job well done.


Great turquoise wall backdrop with tall grasses.

July 2 - Monday

Forks of the Credit Provincial Park is a lakefront location with meadows, green lake, tall grasses and walking trails.

Plan on 15 min. walk to location on easy trail.

July 15 - Sunday

Explore Kleinburg and enjoy a family session at any one of the local historical buildings or great walls this town has to offer.

New date added **August 5 - Sunday

Shale Beach at Craig Leith Provincial Park - Parking fee

New Date Added **August 26 - Sunday

Shale Beach at Craig Leith Provincial Park - Parking fee

Sunday September 30, 2018 at 7Pm

Meaford Waterfront with fall foliage

Monday October 1

Meaford Waterfront with fall foliage

Sunday October 14, 2018 at 4pm

Blue Mountain Village

Sunday October 21, 2018 at 4pm

Blue Mountain Village

Sunday December 2 & Sunday December 9

Lifestyle family photography while picking out your Christmas Tree at a local Thornbury area Farm.

Window Light Portraits of Children in your Home

2018 Mini Session FAQS

About our Mini Sessions.......

Mini sessions are about capturing a moment in time. The sessions are based on photographing you during our changing seasons in a fun, unposed journalistic style of course. With only 30 min. to meet and greet and shoot , these session are not conducive to camera aware posed family portraits which is not my style anyways...LOL

included in the mini sessions:

* 30 minute session

*1 photographer Frances/or an FMP associate photographer

*5 high resolution jpeg files to share and ready for printing

*Digital Downloads Only

*Sneak Peek Slideshow of the session (web-sized files)

*Basic Editing and Touch Ups

*Private Password Protected Proofing Gallery for 7 days

*Upgrades + Custom Products Available

$199 + HST

USB with all the files Add $299

**Addt'l Files over and above the 5 included

  • 5 hi resolution image files $ 99
  • 10 hi resolution image files $ 150
  • ALL hi resolution image files $ 250

Each additional downloaded file is $20

Session Details:

2 weeks prior to your session, we will be in touch to confirm the session time and send what to wear tips.

Mini sessions are a heavily discounted service, therefore we try to minimize the amount of correspondence. If you have urgent concerns please reach out to us anytime

Mini Sessions are limited to 5 people. If you have more than 5 in your family please reach out to discuss further.

Sessions may include pets and friends.

In case of rain, we will contact you in the AM to discuss our options. Light rain we will go ahead and have fun with umbrellas and rain boots. In case of heavy rain we will have to reschedule.

If you can't make your session because of unforeseen circumstances please reach out as soon as possible. If you are late on the day of, please keep in mind you may lose your time slot as other families may be scheduled after you.

Call or text immediately if late or lost and we will do our best to manage the schedule.


Within 2-3 weeks of your sessions a sneak peek will be emailed to you. (During our peak spring/fall seasons the timeline may be slightly longer)

The gallery details will soon follow. You will have a password to access your photos which will be sent to you via email.

The images in your gallery will be fully edited.

Due to the heavily discounted nature of these sessions clients are asked to choose 5 images within 1 week of delivery.

Extension fees will apply after 1 week ($10 day - $50 week )

If you would like more than 5 images from your collection we would gladly accommodate this.

The 2018 upgrade pricing:

USB with all the files Add $299

**Addt'l Files over and above the 5 included

  • 5 hi resolution image files $ 99
  • 10 hi resolution image files $ 150
  • ALL hi resolution image files $ 250

Each additional downloaded file is $20

Custom quote for all the photos

An All Inclusive 2018 Collection Upgrade Includes:

addt'l 15 min. added to mini session

all the photos for the session (+100)

5 signature edits to session images

Investment $ 599 ( please specify this upgrade request in contact form )

Digital Artwork - Starting at $100/per hour

Once clients have approved their collections and chosen their image files and any additional upgrades, the Collection is then prepared for email delivery.

Touch ups & editing including colour correction, cropping, exposure fixes, changing to BW, minor distraction removal is complimentary. Major digital enhancements, signature edits, head swaps, tattoo or scar removal, hair colouring etc. is considered major digital work and pricing starts at $100/per hour.

Are RAW files available? No, we never show or include RAW files. Clients book us for our style and editing is a huge part of our style.

All dates subject to change with a 2 weeks notice and alternate date will be provided. This is all due to our wedding commitments.

Contact frances at francesmorency@gmail.com for all questions and inquiries.

Copyright Frances Morency Photography 2018