Finding the Perfect Time to Book Your Family Portrait Photo Shoot

As a leading Auckland family photographer, we often get parents asking us about when the best time is to book their session with us. This is a great question, and the answer depends on a number of factors relating to both the parents and kids alike.

Firstly, most parents prefer to make a Saturday booking for their photo shoot simply due to their work schedules. On this note, we offer photo shoot bookings from Monday through to Saturday (closed Sundays) for your convenience. If you are simply unable to getaway from work due to commitments, then perhaps a Saturday would work best in your situation. Please be aware however that Saturday bookings are our busiest day, so please book in advance to avoid disappointment.

What about My Children?

With regards to your Children, it depends firstly on their ages. Young kids and toddlers are often better at certain times throughout the day. Please mention to us when making your booking when they are at their best to ensure we can set aside a morning or afternoon session. If by chance your young ones need a quick ‘time-out’ during their photo shoot, don’t worry! We’re used to working with kids of all ages and understand how to bring the best out of them! Working with you to create and capture your professional kids portraits requires both patience and talent!

Older children, such as teenagers who are at high school, will often have quite different timetables. As such, there may be opportunity to find a mid-week time for your shoot that works for both them and you. Upon request, we can make photo shoot bookings commencing around 3pm – 3.30pm if this suits.

Don’t Forget the School Holidays!

Many parents often forget that school holidays are often one of the best times throughout the year for their family portrait session. In between school terms is often a time when your kids have lots of time free and occur frequently throughout the year. If you are able to schedule some time off work, this can often be the perfect opportunity to arrange your session without the stress of having to take your kids out of school.

Many of our clients also wish to bring extended family with them to their session, with the likes of grandparents often included. If you are planning on bringing a larger number of people to your session (above 8), please mention this when booking with us. We can cater for larger groups, but notifying us will help us accommodate you and ensure we allow enough time for your session.

Getting In Touch With Us

If you have been considering booking an Auckland family photographer, please feel free to contact our friendly team to discuss dates and times for your session. With the next school holidays rapidly approaching, now is the perfect time to arrange your session in advance and to not let another opportunity slip by!

Boutique Lifestyle Photography
Suite 1, 231 Khyber Pass Road, Grafton, Auckland 1023, New Zealand
(09) 522 5123