2020 Fall Mini Sessions

NC Family Photographer


It’s fall again, which means the season for family pictures is here! I love doing mini sessions – they’re perfect for families with little ones and couples who just need a few snaps for their Christmas card. This year I’ll be offering sessions in both Wilmington and Chapel Hill, so see below for all the deets!


20 minutes of photographing

20 high-resolution digital images with print rights

An online gallery to share with family and friends

$245 + tax

Groups up to 5 people with an additional $30 per person after that

To reserve your session, please fill out this contact form. Be sure to include the number of people in your group and at least 2 session dates/times from the list below that work for you. Sessions will only be booked during the times listed and it’s first come, first served. Scroll down for some FAQs!


Sunday, October 11th – Chapel Hill






Sunday, October 25th – Wrightsville Beach

4:00 PM




5:40 PM



No. 1 What happens if it rains?

I love rainy days, but they are a bummer when they interfere with sessions! My typical game plan is to keep an eye on the forecast and out the window throughout the morning. If I feel like rain will prevent us from being able to shoot, I’ll contact you at least 2 hours before your session start time. Unfortunately, I will not be able to reschedule Chapel Hill sessions since I don’t live in the area. You’ll receive a full refund and the names of local photographers who are highly talented. For Wilmington sessions, my backup date is tentatively Sunday, November 8th.

No. 2 Our session includes 20 pictures – can I purchase more?

Yes! You’ll be able to select your 20 included images from your online gallery, but you’ll also have the option to download your entire gallery (typically another 10 or so images) for an additional fee. Galleries will be accessible for one year.

No. 3 Where will our session take place?

I’m still finalizing this detail exactly, but will notify individuals who book in advance of their session. Chapel Hill sessions will most likely be at my old stomping grounds, Merritt’s Pasture. Wilmington sessions will take place at the south end of Wrightsville Beach. I’ll provide specific directions after you book.

No. 4 How do we pay?

Your entire session payment is due with booking. I only accept checks or Venmo payments.

No. 5 When can I expect to receive my pictures?

I aim to have your images delivered within 3 weeks of your session via an online gallery. If it looks like my film lab’s turnaround time will extend this, I’ll be sure to let you know! My goal is to allow you plenty of time to order and mail out holiday cards before Christmas.

No. 6 Who is the beautiful family featured in this post? 

This is my family! My sister-in-law is pregnant with bebe #3, and if you couldn’t tell by the fact I made this a FAQ, I’m pretty excited ;)



Emily is a Wilmington wedding and portrait photographer. She loves natural light, colorful flowers and shooting film. She is available for events worldwide.



We love because He first loved us.

1 John 4:19

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Destination Wedding Photographer


East Coast Based. Available Worldwide.

North Carolina Film Wedding Photographer Destination Wedding Photographer


East Coast Based. Available Worldwide

Based in Wilmington, NC

Available worldwide.

We love because He first loved us.

1 John 4:19

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