FAMILY PORTRAITS THAT YOU’LL LOVE GENERATIONS
Life moves so quickly. It’s easy to think you have plenty of time to gather your family and have a portrait made but the truth is, the seasons pass by quickly, kids grow up, and suddenly, you’ve missed your chance to preserve a moment or milestone. The good news is that in spite of the rapid march of time, you can still bring everyone together for a timeless, gorgeous family portrait. At Ben Marcum Photography we will create beautiful portraits of your family that will be loved for generations.
IT’S EASY TO COMMISSION YOUR FAMILY PORTRAITS
STEP 1: SCHEDULE YOUR COMPLIMENTARY CONSULTATION
We’ll talk about how you want your family portraits to look and feel. It’s ok if you aren’t sure what overall mood or style you want, Ben has plenty of inspiration images and visual guides to help you decide.
YOUR SITTING WARDROBE
As your session approaches, we’ll discuss your wardrobe, including your hair, makeup, and accessories. You might have some special pieces already in mind or you might want some suggestions.
STEP 3: GET YOUR HAIR
& MAKEUP DONE
The day of your boudoir portraits, your hair and makeup will be expertly handled by a professional makeup artist. Your artist will be on hand for your entire sitting to take care of touchups and adjustments.
STEP 4: A FULLY GUIDED BOUDOIR PHOTO SITTING
With hair, makeup, and wardrobe ready, you’ll head to the shooting room where Ben will guide you through the posing session. You’ll feel so relaxed, comfortable and glamorous you’ll forget you’re on camera!
STEP 5: THE ORDERING SESSION
At the close of your session, review all your images, and purchase prints for framing, folio albums or digital portraits. You’ll only buy what you love.
BEAUTIFUL FAMILY PORTRAITS THAT PRESERVE YOUR FAMLY’S LEGACY
DOCUMENT WHAT’S IMPORTANT NOW
If you were to think back over the past 10 years, how much has your family changed? Probably a fair amount. In the next 10 years, you will be so grateful that you recorded your family as they are right now.
CREATE A MEMORY
Things are great but experiences are what get talked about over holidays and family dinners. A day in the studio with your family will be an amazing time spent together and you’ll remember the fun you had every time you look at your portraits.
YOU’LL LOVE ONE OF A KIND ART
Imagine the walls in your home filled with stunning, portraits of those closest to you. You will feel a sense of pride and joy every time you experience them.
WHY CHOOSE BEN AS YOUR LOUISVILLE FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHER
Most people will answer “my family” if you ask them what the most important thing in the world is. Despite that, people often don’t prioritize having a family portrait created. You might worry it’s too much of a hassle or that other family members won’t want to do it, or even that they don’t have anything to wear. etc
We’ve made it easy for you to schedule a consultation and start planning your session. There’s no need to worry that you won’t love your portrait or that it won’t reflect your unique family because your family portrait session will be tailored for you.
Here’s how we do it:
- During your consultation, Ben will show you examples of portraits he has created so you can see what appeals to you.
- Once you’ve decided on general moods and vibes for your portraits, you’ll talk about wardrobe and ideas for hair and makeup. Remember, your portrait session is about you, and what makes you feel comfortable and confident.
- Ben will talk you through the day of your sitting so you’ll know exactly what to expect and what to bring with you.
- Finally, Ben will show you the options for purchasing and displaying your portraits so you can start planning. You may want a custom folio album or you may want to frame and hang your images. No matter how you choose to enjoy your portraits, you’ll only purchase images you love at the end of your session.
Schedule your complimentary consultation today. In the meantime and don’t forget to sign up for the mailing list to receive your free styling guide.
Stop letting nerves hold you back so you can have unique, stunning portraits of your family.
AWARDS & ACCREDITATIONS
“We went to lunch after our session and came back to view some of his favorite photos and choose the ones we wanted to keep. We laughed, we cried a little, we laughed a lot more, and we went home with not only memories from that day but keepsakes we’ll have forever..” –Paula
“The entire experience was amazing and so much fun! Thank you so very much for blessing our family with this work of art !” –Pamela
“You have outdone yourself! Such a memory captured forever. Every mother/daughter, husband/wife, and family should capture their next portrait with Pam Jean’s artistic hand and you working the lens!.” –Angela
“My room is like an art gallery created by Ben Marcum Photography. Nothing quite like being able to admire beautiful prints and to know these will last, to pass on to my children someday.” –Hope
A BEHIND THE CURTAIN LOOK AT A PORTRAIT SITTING
MEET LOUISVILLE FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHER, BEN MARCUM
I am Ben Marcum, a family photographer based in Louisville, Kentucky. My job isn’t to just take a picture of you, it’s to create works of art that you will love and be proud to display. Having your portraits created in my beautiful downtown studio is unlike any other experience you’ve had.
During your complimentary session consultation, you’ll meet Ben and have the chance to tell him about your family. Together, you’ll decide on the right overall vibe and style for your portrait and you’ll plan who will be there and what they’ll wear. You’ll know exactly what to expect from the session so you and your family will feel prepared and ready.
At your session, our beauty artists will create hair and makeup to suit you and they’ll be on hand for the whole session to take care of touch-ups or style changes. You’ll choose clothing that makes you feel comfortable and that reflects your family’s style. If you or your family members are nervous about being photographed or think you have to “Be photogenic” to love your portraits, you can relax. The key to a wonderful portrait is having a great time and feeling comfortable and relaxed. Ben is an expert at coaching individuals and groups, he’ll put everyone at ease and make sure you all have fun.