intimate storytelling photography

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MOTHERHOOD + FAMILIES

My mothers and families are free-spirited individuals who believe in intimate moments, adventurous locations that express their personalities, and they crave genuine photos that show their love + connection! Often times the smallest of details, makes our most memorable moments; your ever-growing bump, the way your baby's hair falls as she nurses, or the way your soul mate looks in your eyes. I strive to capture these details and express the raw moments of love, connection and emotion during our time together - to tell a story that's uniquely yours!

We will explore, we will play, and there's always one on one time with me to capture the bonds that expresses your feelings! You've got this incredible life you're living, it was built on love, dedication, and sacrifice...and I want to create magical art from the goodness that is already there!

 

 

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INVESTMENT

All-inclusive collections begin at $400

$250 retainer due at booking

Sessions include a pre-consultation, my creative vision planning and direction, access to my client wardrobe, and a private gallery reveal. I offer all-inclusive digital collections with printing rights, as well as professional quality prints, canvases, and leather bound albums as add-ons.

Please fill out my CONTACT FORM or email me at info@kerlynvangelder.com for additional detailed investment information
 

DETAILS

After booking we will meet or schedule a call for your pre-consultation, where we'll plan outfits, location, and talk about how I'll capture the moments with your loved ones!

Three weeks after your session, we will meet for your gallery reveal! This is where you'll see a slideshow of the edited images from your session and order any extra heirloom prints!

Styling + client wardrobe included

Payment plans available.

Sessions include immediate family members up to five people.
Each additional person is 25 dollars.

 
 

Love + Weddings

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Frequently Asked Questions

What sessions do you offer?
I specialize in motherhood portraiture (maternity, breastfeeding, momma + me), families, couples, and weddings!!

What is your process of booking?
For portrait sessions we'll get to know each other via email or a telephone call! I'll learn what you are looking for and what session you'd like. To book, we'll narrow down a date, you'll pay your $250 session fee, and sign your contract.
After booking I'll send you my session guide and questionnaire. Then we'll schedule your pre-consultation at my home studio or over the phone, where we'll begin planning your unique session location, you'll see my client wardrobe, and much more!

Do you only shoot in natural light?
Yes. Whether its an outdoor session for you family, motherhood journey, or wedding, or an indoor family newborn session, I use natural light to highlight my subjects. I typically shoot at sunrise or sunset when the light is softest to create warmth in my photos, but am experienced in shooting during any time of the day and overcast weather.

What do I wear to my session?
This is one of my favorite parts about planning your session! Earthy tones, neutral colors and prints all work well for any type of portrait session. Your session is an investment, so naturally you want to look your best. I always recommend finding something special, it may already be in your closet. I also offer styling and curated pieces in my client wardrobe!
Don't wait until the last moment to put something together, but don't worry I'll help you choose something that will compliment you and your location! Once you have booked a date, I'll send you more "What to Wear" information.

How long does it take to see my photos?
Your in person gallery reveal will be scheduled 3 weeks from your portrait session. This is where you will choose the photos you want printed that are included in your session AND any you want to order a la carte. For weddings you will receive your images 8 weeks after your wedding date!

What products do you offer?
I offer several all-inclusive digital collections and prints, canvases, and albums can be added on to any order. I am aware that in this day and age the convenience of digital copies so every collection comes with printing rights.
We offer payment plans for the convenience of our clients, please don't hesitate to ask about setting one up!

How do I get my images?
Your print images will be delivered to you 2-3 weeks after your balance is paid in full. Digital images are delivered within two business days in a private online gallery after your gallery reveal.

How is the location chosen for my session? And do you travel?
Yes I love to travel and photograph my clients in new places they love! I am located in Corpus Christi, Texas and travel frequently to Oregon, shooting in both locations. I will recommend locations locally in Corpus Christi, but if you want somewhere unique to your personality, I have a travel fee and then we are free to explore!

What if I need to reschedule?
I understand that you may have a sick child or the weather isn't cooperating. If you need to reschedule please let me know 48 hours before your session (if the weather isn't not in our favor I'll be contacting you) and we will find a better date!

 

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Pfeiffer Family | San Francisco

The whole process up to the shoot I felt so at ease with her and really felt like she got to know me and my family well, with the intention to fully capture who we were. When it came to the actual shoot she was so gentle in directing us and was all for letting our little one lead the way. It made it such an enjoyable experience.When we got our pictures I couldn't stop looking at them!!! Each time I looked I saw with different eyes and saw more and more layers!!! I was so moved and grateful for the way she had so carefully payed attention to who we were.I will cherish them for ever.

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Love Family | Corpus Christi

Kerlyn has the most stunning work I have ever seen. The pictures she took of my family are moments I will cherish for my lifetime. She has such a creative eye and a beautiful soul. She is very professional, kind-hearted, patient. I cannot say enough about her work. She truly found her calling. I can guarantee you will not be disappointed.

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Hughes Family | Vancouver

Kerlyn photographed my family on the Oregon Coast this summer and was a dream to work with. She was patient and worked really well with my two small children and delivered photos to us that we will cherish forever. She has a wonderful gift of showing the emotion and connection between parents and families. I could not be happier with how our photos came out.

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Lillian Jamfar | San Antonio

LOVE her and her work!!! We have worked together twice and are planning a third photo shoot session!!! She photographs every detail naturally and it comes out amazing in her pictures! I highly recommend her for any type of photographer you’re looking for. She is the whole package! Plus, she is a sweet person and works hard to plan a shoot around your availability. I would rate her higher than 5 stars!!!! Great Photographer and sweet person!

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Rizzo Family | Portland, OR

Kerlyn captured such beautiful moments of my little family, even with a challenging toddler. We will be forever grateful for the images we now have and will cherish them for years to come.

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Greene Family | Laguna Beach

I came across Kerlyn’s beautiful work on Instagram and fell in love with it. Her ability to capture connection and emotion stood out to me. I had expressed to Kerlyn that more than anything, I wanted the connection and love that we share as a family captured. When we met her, we all felt comfortable with her and like we could be ourselves. My kids had fun during the session and we truly enjoyed our time at the beach and with Kerlyn.
When I received our photos from Kerlyn, my heart was so moved. She captured the joy, the love and the deep connections that we share with each other so beautifully! She captured us as we are. Our session was a dream come true, and I’ll always cherish our beautiful photos. Kerlyn has a love and passion for what she does and it shines through in her work.

 

 

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Garcia Family | Corpus Christi

This was our third time working with Kerlyn and she still ceases to amaze me. Even when I felt that it was impossible to get a good picture with a squirmy toddler, the results were stunning. The light, emotion, and aesthetic that she was able to capture just blew me away. And her obvious talent is just as evident as her relaxed composure. She was always willing to help us with our little one - whether it was playing with him and keeping him distracted while mommy and daddy were in front of the camera, or helping him put on his shoes while juggling her camera, it's very evident that her heart is in a good place and that she is an experienced momma herself. She is wonderful and I cannot wait to see what she has in store for us in the future.

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Hernandez Family | Corpus Christi

Kerlyns work is nothing less than stunning! My little family of three did one of her mini sessions at the beach. She made us feel comfortable while also having so much patience with my toddler who threw sand everywhere. In the mix of all what seemed like chaos at the time, she captured the most heart felt moments. I was so pleased and can't wait to plan our next session in the future.

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Lagunes Family | San Antonio

Kerlyn's work is incredible and she is very creative. She has great natural style in her work. Our session with her have been very comfortable because of how professional she is. And when she has worked with our boys she is very patient and good with them. No matter your type of event you won't be disappointed.