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  • Thanks so much for stopping by! I hope you'll take some time to peruse this blog. I will be using it as a way to post my favorite images from my sessions, provide sneak peeks for my clients and share some of the things that inspire me. I am so blessed to have a job that allows me to do what I love, spend time with some of the most special little people and capture what it is inside them that makes them who they are. So grab a cup of your favorite beverage, get comfy and enjoy your visit.

2016 Fall Mini-Sessions | Gainesville, FL Photographer

Fall in Florida is special. It doesn’t last very long, in fact some people say we don’t even have a fall. And it may not mirror the traditional autumn season that people travel hundreds of miles to experience… streets and paths covered as if someone had rolled out a golden carpet.

But for those of us who grew up here, and even those who have been here just a few years, embrace the days when summer begins to give up her fight…

the special scent in the air, the cooler breezes in the morning, the tiny signs of transition…

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Another thing that fits right in with pumpkins, mums, football, and seasonal coffees are my Annual Fall Mini-Sessions! While we keep up on Facebook, it doesn’t compare to actually seeing ya’ll in person and exchanging hugs! I get so excited when this time approaches and we’re reunited again! So take a look at the options for this year, email me the dates that work for you, and let’s get together!! The dates and times listed below are for specific locations, but I do have a few other dates available for full sessions at a location of your choice, so don’t hesitate to email me about customizing a session. I’m so looking forward to the next several weeks and seeing all of you! XOXO, Shandon

2016 Fall Mini-Sessions | Gainesville, FL and surrounding areas

Collection A | $579

A 40-minute session

Five gift prints (your choice of 5×7 or 8×10 prints of any image/size combination you wish)

One 5×5 Press-Printed Book of your favorite images (this book is made of 10 lay-flat pages and your choice of linen cover)

25 Press Printed Holiday Cards, double-sided and printed on linen stock, white envelopes included

Pre-session phone consultation and in-person ordering & design session


Collection B |  $369

A 40-minute session

Three gift prints (your choice of 5×7 or 8×10 prints of any image/size combination you wish)

25 Press Printed Holiday Cards, double-sided and printed on linen stock, white envelopes included

Pre-session phone consultation and in-person ordering & design session


Collection C | $100

A 40-minute session

A la carte product order

Pre-session phone consultation and in-person ordering & design session

Click HERE to view the Pricing Guide for print and canvas pricing. Other products are available, such as framed prints, albums, books, and more.

Samples will be available at your Ordering Session.

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Dates and Times

Friday, October 14 | 5:45pm, 6:30pm | The Prairie

Saturday, October 22 | 7:30am | The Farm

Saturday, October 22 | 5:30pm, 6:15pm | The Prairie

Saturday, November 5 | 8:00am | The Farm

Saturday, November 5 | 5:15pm, 6:00pm | The Prairie

Sunday, November 6 | 4:15pm, 5:00pm | The Preserve

How to Schedule

Email shandon@lifeprintsbyshandon.com with your top three dates and times and indicate which collection you’d like. All mini-sessions are first come, first serve. I will send you an agreement and invoice. Once complete, your mini-session will be held. **Your session will not be held until deposit has been made.** Once reserved, we will schedule a phone consultation to discuss your session, clothing, product options, etc. and also schedule an in-person ordering session, where we will go through your images, discuss your collection products, and any upgrades or other products you’re interested in.

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Summer 2016 Beach Mini-Sessions | St. Augustine, FL Photographer

“At the beach, life is different. Time doesn’t move hour to hour, but mood to moment. We live by the currents, plan by the tides, and follow the sun.” -Anonymous

The time has come and the sea is calling!! Make this summer the year you finally have your family photographed at the beach! Kick off your shoes, feel the sand on your feet, and the sun on your face.. only a short distance from town, you’ll feel like you have totally escaped reality! This year, I’m offering something I’ve never offered for mini-sessions before… a slideshow of your session images via download. So no matter where you are, you can pull this up on your computer or phone and it will take you right back to moment.

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2016 Beach Mini-Sessions | St. Augustine, FL

Collection A | $597*

A 45-minute session

Eight gift prints (your choice of 5×7 or 8×10 prints of any images/size combination you wish)

One 5×5 Press-Printed Book of your favorite images (this book is made of 10 lay-flat pages and your choice of linen cover)

Web-sized digital files of all images chosen for print

NEW! Slideshow of your session images for download (as shown above)

Pre-session phone consultation and in-person ordering & design session


Collection B |  $449*

A 45-minute session

Five gift prints (your choice of 5×7 or 8×10 prints of any images you wish)

Web-sized digital files of all images chosen for print

NEW! Slideshow of your session images for download (as shown above)

Pre-session phone consultation and in-person ordering & design session


Collection C | $169*

A 45-minute session

A la carte product order

Pre-session phone consultation and in-person ordering & design session

*Travel fee included

Click HERE to view the Pricing Guide for a la carte orders and collection add-ons.

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Dates and Times

Thursday, June 23 | 6:45, 7:30

Friday, June 24 | 6:45, 7:30

Saturday, June 25 | 6:45, 7:30

Sunday, June 26 | 6:45, 7:30

How to Schedule

Email shandon@lifeprintsbyshandon.com with your top three dates and times and indicate which collection you’d like. All mini-sessions are first come, first serve. I will send you an agreement and invoice. Once complete, your mini-session will be held. **Your session will not be held until deposit has been made.** Once reserved, we will schedule a phone consultation to discuss your session, clothing, product options, etc. and also schedule an in-person ordering session, where we will go through your images, discuss your collection products, and any upgrades or other products you’re interested in.

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Wildflower Mini-Sessions | Gainesville, FL Child & Family Photographer

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2016 Wildflower Mini-Sessions | Alachua, FL

Collection A | $519

A 30-minute session

Eight gift prints (your choice of 5×7 or 8×10 prints of any images/size combination you wish)

One 5×5 Press-Printed Book of your favorite images (this book is made of 10 lay-flat pages and your choice of linen cover)

Pre-session phone consultation and in-person ordering & design session


Collection B |  $379

A 30-minute session

Five gift prints (your choice of 5×7 or 8×10 prints of any images you wish)

Pre-session phone consultation and in-person ordering & design session


Collection C | $100

A 30-minute session

A la carte product order

Pre-session phone consultation and in-person ordering & design session

Click HERE to view the Pricing Guide for a la carte orders and collection add-ons.

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Dates and Times

Friday, April 22* | 6:15, 7:00

Wednesday, April 27* | 6:15, 7:00

Wednesday, May 4* | 6:15, 7:00

Friday, May 6* | 6:15, 7:00

Saturday, May 7* | 6:15, 7:00

*Due to Mother Nature’s plans, we cannot be certain exactly when the flowers will be in bloom. While they generally bloom at the end of April/beginning of May, we just can’t 100% count on that, so I have backup dates reserved (also in the event of weather). These dates are from Sunday, May 9th through Saturday May 15th. We will remain in touch leading up to the original dates in the event anything needs to change.

How to Schedule

Email shandon@lifeprintsbyshandon.com with your top three dates and times and indicate which collection you’d like. All mini-sessions are first come, first serve. I will send you an agreement and invoice. Once complete, your mini-session will be held. **Your session will not be held until deposit has been made.** Once reserved, we will schedule a phone consultation to discuss your session, clothing, product options, etc. and also schedule an in-person ordering session, where we will go through your images, discuss your collage and card designs, and any upgrades or other products you’re interested in.

2015 Fall Mini-Sessions | Gainesville, FL Child & Family Photographer

School started for us a couple of weeks ago. And while the weather doesn’t indicate that fall has arrived, the aromas of fall scents in my home say otherwise! Gator football season is underway and before we know it, that faint hint of autumn will be in the air. And then we’ll blink and it will be Halloween, then Thanksgiving, and then Christmas. It happens every year… September, October, and November slip away so quickly and we are trying to squeeze in all we can before THE DAY!

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In all the hustle and bustle that is guaranteed to begin in a few weeks, you’ll want to make sure that your family’s fall images are taken care of. I’m so excited about my new offerings for this fall’s mini-sessions!! We may live in Florida, but I think we have a fall none the less! And I want to capture that in your family’s portraits this year. The locations will vary, but all will say “FALL” and be the perfect fit for your boots, sweaters, and scarves!!

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While brainstorming about this fall’s mini-sessions, I knew I wanted to do something different. My job as your photographer is to capture your family as well as deliver beautiful and meaningful images for you to treasure for years to come. But it’s also my responsibility to provide you with a gorgeous finished product for you to display in your home. Believe me, I understand firsthand how overwhelming choosing and printing images can be, so I am going to walk you through every step of the way to ensure that these images of your family are displayed and enjoyed! So… without further ado, here is my special Fall Collection…


2015 Fall Mini-Session Collection | $479

A 30-minute session

One 10×10 mounted collage of your favorite 4 or 9 images from the session

One set of 25 holiday cards and envelopes sized at 5×7 and printed on linen stock

Pre-session phone consultation and in-person ordering & design session

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Dates/Times

Friday, October 16 | 6:00pm, 6:30pm (Micanopy)

Saturday, October 17 | 7:30am (country/chestnut trees)

Saturday, October 17 | 6:00pm, 6:30pm (wooded)

Sunday, October 18 | 7:30am (country/chestnut trees)

Sunday, October 18 | 6:00pm, 6:30pm (wooded)


How to Schedule

Email shandon@lifeprintsbyshandon.com with your top three dates and times and indicate if you’d like to pay deposit only ($179 and remaining $300 due two weeks before your mini) or in full. All mini-sessions are first come, first serve. I will send you an agreement and invoice. Once complete, your mini-session will be held. **Your session will not be held until deposit has been made.** Once reserved, we will schedule a phone consultation to discuss your session, clothing, product options, etc. and also schedule an in-person ordering session, where we will go through your images, discuss your collage and card designs, and any upgrades or other products you’re interested in.

2015 Card Samples

 

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Tatiana - September 14, 2015 - 3:07 pm

Hi! Is print release of all images included in this package? Thanks.

Shandon - September 14, 2015 - 4:57 pm

Hi Tatiana! You will receive web-sized versions of each image you choose for your collage and card. These are sized perfectly to share on Facebook and through email! 🙂

littleprints by lifeprints | Maternity, Newborn, & Baby Portraiture in Gainesville, FL

For the last several years, I have been studying maternity and newborn portraiture… one-on-one mentoring, online workshops and classes, and a lot of practice, practice, practice! The Newborn Photography industry is full of so many incredibly talented photographers, some of which have shared their experience and expertise! My goal has been to constantly learn as much as I can to make a Little Prints by Lifeprints Newborn Session the most beautiful, comfortable, and safe experience for you and your precious baby.

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Your newborn is only this little for a short time. When Brayden was born, I was nowhere near starting Lifeprints and I regret not having professional images taken of him. Yes, I took some myself, but oh, what I would give to know then what I know now!! This is a picture I took of Brayden… yes, it’s cute and yes, he’s smiling. But the quality? Not there!

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The truth is, no matter how expensive your camera is, there is so much more that goes into newborn portraiture. And you owe it to yourself to hire a professional to document this time in your baby’s life! Someone who has been trained and is experienced in making sure you get the beautiful images you want and is keeping your baby safe in the process!

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Over the past few years, I’ve had several different types of collections and I feel like I’ve finally found a nice variety for everyone. And to complement the announcement of my new pricing structure, there will be a contest, OF COURSE! Contests make things so much more fun, don’t you think? I’ve teamed up with Dynasty CrossFit, Spa Royale, and Rebecca Cain with Thirty-One Gifts to give you the ultimate prize! Here’s how it will work…

 

1. Take a selfie of you and your belly.

2. Post this selfie on Facebook and share something about being pregnant… something cute, something funny, a crazy craving… whatever has been a memorable experience for you!

3. Tag Lifeprints Photography.

4. Send Lifeprints Photography a private message saying that you posted.

 

Everyone is a winner!! If you participate and do all four steps, you will automatically be given a $50 credit to use toward a newborn session! For everyone who schedules a newborn session, you will be entered into a drawing. The winner will receive a complimentary Maternity Mini-Session or Sitting-up Mini-Session, a Maternity Massage from Spa Royale, a “Lucky Mom” necklace from the new Thirty-One Gifts jewelry lines, and three personal training sessions from Dynasty CrossFit! In the spirit of pregnancy, this contest with be 9 days, ending on Sunday, June 13th! So get those selfie sticks out, show me that belly, share a good story, and check out the new pricing guide, and let’s win some cool stuff!!

 

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