Well, a few years ago things here got really busy and crazy, and my schedule started filling up with family sessions and I’d find myself having to turn away newborn and maternity clients when my schedule was already booked up with big kids and families.  And that really hurt my heart.  My absolute first love in photography is babies, there’s just nothing else that compares for me, and I know it’s one of my callings in life.

So in order to really focus and devote my time and my schedule to what I love the most, I started turning away the family sessions, and took my business in the direction of all things baby — which has meant only maternity, newborns and baby’s first year.  That decision has really been the best thing for me and my business, and I’m so glad I did it.

BUT, that has also meant turning away family sessions with clients who’ve gotten older and graduated from my Baby’s First Year plans, as well as turning away my friend’s families, and everyone else who has asked over the past few years for me to do family photos for them.

Well, this year I decided to add a new addition to my offerings.  Seasonal mini sessions for families.  They sold out VERY quickly for the fall, and I was so overwhelmed at the response!  For those who missed them or didn’t get a slot, I plan to offer them at least twice a year, or maybe more depending on my schedule.

The next family mini sessions will be available in spring 2016.  If you’d like to get on my mailing list and get first dibs at a family mini session spot, please email me at melissadevoephotography@gmail.com so I can add you!

I did TONS of mini sessions and I’m not sure the best way to blog ALL of these, so I figured showing a small sample would be best.  Here is a very sweet family with their four kids.  They were so much fun!

And yes, these were aaaaaaall from a MINI SESSION!!  🙂

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If you want photos like this of your family, please contact me to find out my next family mini session dates!  I’m also taking bookings for maternity, newborn and Baby’s First Year sessions in the Raleigh Durham Cary Wake Forest, North Carolina area. Be sure to contact me early to reserve your space!

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