Family Portraits

fun Houston Family Photographer

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My goal is to create an effortless session that feels more like a family playdate than your typical photoshoot. Your family's story is beautiful and one to share. Let me help you tell it through beautiful portraits that are preserved, passed down, reminisced, and loved.

timeless yet modern art

Telling Your Family's Story Through

I'll help you take things a step further than digital images that sit on your computer. Framed artwork for gallery walls, print albums, and other keepsakes can all be custom designed for your home and delivered to you.

final artwork

 Professional hair and makeup is available to make your day effortless and more relaxing. Professional hair and makeup artists love to help you feel and look beautiful in front of the camera! 

Hair and Makeup

I have over fifty dresses available to borrow during your session, curated from lines such as BHLDN, Baltic Born, Free People, and more. Sizes XS-XXL. Clothing is also available to borrow for babies and young children, keeping your shopping time and clothing budget to a bare minimum!

The Client Wardrobe

My studio is located in a vintage bungalow in the heart of Houston Heights, centrally located on Yale Street, just a few steps away from farm-to-table restaurants, coffee shops, boutiques, and unique playgrounds. You can also book a session at home!

My Studio

Joyful and Easy Family Photos

Your artwork arrives and is delivered to your home. You don't need to worry about hanging your gallery wall; installation is complimentary. 


6 weeks after our appointment

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3-4 weeks after your session to see your family photos for the first time, and together, we choose your printed artwork for your home. You also get your digital images that day! Yay! 


WE SCHEDULE YOUR REVEAL APPOINTMENT

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You are pampered with hair and makeup in the comfort of your home. During your photo session, we create joy and laughter together and even play some games. 


On the day of your session

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We choose the perfect location for your session and plan your wardrobe for your family.

We reserve your session date and plan your session details

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We'll discuss session details and answer your all your questions about your family session.

We schedule a quick call before our session

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What to Expect

Family Details
Your signature session fee covers:

  • Portrait Planning
  • Professional Hair & Makeup
  • Borrowing from the GGP Wardrobe
  • Session Time & Creative Fee
  • Hand Editing & Enhancement of Your Images
  • Design & Ordering Appointment 
  • Credit to Use Towards Your Purchase of a Frame

Available in the studio, at home, or outdoors for family sessions.

Signature Session

A signed contract and your Signature Session fee or Collective Session fee is required to reserve your session. After submitting the session fee, you will receive an email with your contract. Please complete it as soon as it is received to ensure your date is reserved. 

I’m ready to book. What’s the next step?

Your images are carefully edited and enhanced by hand to match the Grace and Giggles Photography Standards. This process takes about 3 - 4 weeks. If you need your images sooner than three weeks, you may rush your images for $200, which will have them ready one week after your session date. If you would like to add a rush, this must be discussed before booking and is subject to availability. 

When will my images be ready? 

Hair and make up is complimentary for Signature sessions.

Do you offer hair and makeup services?

 I recommend: Needle and Thread, Nothing Fits But, Baltic Born, BHLDN, Anthropologie, Free People, Doen, Love Shack Fancy, or Reformation. For babies: Isla and Fraser, Jamie Kay. For kids: Zara, H&M, Carter's Little Planet, NoraLee, Jamie Kay, Joyfolie, Rylee and Cru.

I want to purchase my own wardrobe, what stores do you recommend? 

The Grace and Giggles wardrobe has over forty dresses for moms sizes XS-XXL, Mens shirts M-XL, and kids clothes newborn through size 6.


Is wardrobe included in my session?

Most clients choose to borrow from the studio wardrobe, choosing a dress at the studio on the day of their studio session. If you love shopping and want to purchase your outfits, I am always happy to help you plan your color palette and choose outfits that will photograph well.

How will I know what to wear?

My natural light studio is located in the heart of Houston Heights at 1330 Yale Street and is the perfect place for your maternity, newborn, baby, or family session. Outdoor sessions are typically in West Houston, Cypress, or the Arboretum in a beautiful field with beautiful light. 

Where will my session take place?

Questions + Answers

- The Rodriguez Family

Then ON TOP of an amazing experience has revealed the most precious and beautifully shot photographs of our new family. We cannot recommend her more!!"

"Kimberly takes away ALL of the stress & worry by taking care of everything.

- Barbara s.

Not only does she have magic with babies and kids, but she also goes above and beyond to make each member of the family look best on every shoot. Her attention to detail is incredible, and she has new ideas for every session. Kimberly is definitely gifted and that’s what you see in the portraits."

“Kimberly’s pictures are works of art.

- the dryden family

The wardrobe options are fantastic for the family, hair and make-up for mom make you feel pampered, and the photos are stunning!”

"Kimberly makes you feel as though you are her only client.

- the Diaz family

Kimberly has everything in her studio including attires for my husband, little one and big sister. I loved all my pictures from the studio session to outside pictures. She made our gallery wall and it is lovely.”

"She is very detailed and sweet with your littles.

- the collins

Kimberly is also kind, patient, calm and thorough in her work. She spent so much time with our family during our newborn session so that we did not feel rushed. She gave us great advice in preparing ourselves, our toddler, and our newborn for the session so that everyone was ready to go." 

"The quality of her photos are the best in the business.

- The Valentine Family

Kimberly takes the best photos, even when you aren’t sure how she possibly could have gotten one with two young kids. The option to do a membership that includes hair, make up, and wardrobe makes all the stress of prepping for family photos disappear."

"We’ve loved working with Kimberly these last three years and will forever treasure these photographs.

- The Jarski Family

Our newborn session turned out beautiful and Kimberly designed custom albums for us and the grandmothers that we treasure."

"Kimberly helps you plan to minimize a momma’s stress and maximize the sweet family moments for the camera.

- Lindsay K.

She radiates positivity so that you can't help but feel amazing and confident when she's photographing you. Kimberly is someone who truly cares about her clients, and I can't wait to work with her again in the future!”

"Kimberly's natural light studio is gorgeous and she is so talented.

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