Let's capture your true and authentic story...

SOMETIMES, IT JUST TAKES ANOTHER PERSPECTIVE TO REMEMBER WHAT IS ALWAYS THERE.

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The mission of Catherine Julia Art & Wellness is to remind families, and individuals, of the love that is forever present in our lives.

From day to day, the love and happiness that we feel for each other is often forgotten in the midst of chaos – although it is ever present.

My approach using lifestyle photography strives to serve as a reminder of how magical life truly is, by showcasing daily activities in a different light.

 

Serving San Diego
katie@catherinejulia.org

INVESTMENT

PLEASE BE AWARE:

MY SESSIONS ARE NOT FOCUSED AROUND PERFECT SMILES OR POSED, TRADITIONAL PORTRAITS.

MY GOAL IS TO CAPTURE YOUR REALITY – YOUR REAL LIFE, FILLED WITH REAL MOMENTS AND REAL EMOTIONS.
I ALWAYS STRIVE TO CAPTURE YOUR TRUE AND AUTHENTIC STORY.

PLEASE BE AWARE THAT OUR TIME WILL BE SPENT ADVENTURING AND I WILL OFFER EMOTIONAL PROMPTS.

 

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FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHY | $475

Price includes:

– 60 minute in-home or on location session
– up to four family members (furry friends welcome!)
– 35-50 fully edited high resolution images
– online gallery to download and share

[maternity, fresh 48, and newborn sessions are included in this package]

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CHILD PHOTOGRAPHY | $350

Price includes:

– 60 minute in-home or on location session
– 35-50 fully edited high resolution images
– online gallery to download and share

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COUPLES PHOTOGRAPHY | $400

Price includes:

– 60 minute in-home or on location session
– 35-50 fully edited high resolution images
– online gallery to download and share

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MILITARY HOMECOMINGS | $350

Price includes:

– wait time before arrival
– additional 20 minute session at homecoming location after arrival
– 35-50 fully edited high resolution images
– online gallery to download and share

 

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NOW OFFERING CONTENT CREATION

FOR BRANDS & INFLUENCERS

Businesses:
Package includes social media and blog posting, mention(s) in my newsletter, as well as unlimited advertisement on @catherinejalia Instagram stories.

Influencers:
– two hour photography session
– multiple outfit changes
– up to two locations if requested
– 50-75 fully edited high resolution images
– online gallery to download

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

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How do Military Homecomings work?

We keep in contact the week of the homecoming in order to set a meeting time, and exchange numbers to find each other. After we meet, we can chat or you can act like I am not even there while I walk around and take photos from all different angles (I normally do a little bit of both!). I will ask for a general image of what your loved one looks like, but if you see them before I do please give me a heads up!

When they come, ACT LIKE I AM NOT THERE. Kiss, love on each other, and take as looooong as you need. It has obviously been a while, and I will capture as much as possible of your initial reactions.

Then, if everyone is up for it, we will have a quick 15-20 minute session at the same location as the homecoming. If your loved one is not interested in this part, I completely understand! I know that sometimes they just want to get home as soon as possible.

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What is the booking process like?

After I receive your inquiry, I will respond with a few general questions to decide on a date, location, and time. Once that is determined, I will send you a questionnaire and agreement form to fill out and sign. I then require a $50 deposit to book your date.

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What happens after the session?

I will send a sneak peek to your email within the following few days. Then, within 3-4 weeks I will send you a link to your online gallery where you can view and download your images in both web and high-resolution. You are also able to send this link to friends and family.

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What are childhood sessions like?

My focus is NOT on having your child sit, pose, and smile for the camera. I want to capture your AUTHENTIC interactions, movements, emotions, connections, and smiles. Please let me run the session and do NOT worry about “controlling” your child throughout our time together. I want your child(ren) to run around, be silly, and especially – PLAY! During these sessions, we will embrace the chaos, and let it add to the story. 

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Why should I book a childhood session?

We will all become old, our children will grow up, and our houses will be empty. We will look back on the days we sat on the floor playing with animals or cars, or the times our patience was tested when milk covered the table. We’ll laugh, at how small it all seems now, although at present moment it was all so big.

Not only will this story be so valued in the years to come, it is important to remember it right now, while we are in the moment. As a mother, I cherish having these images to look at. To remember how big my son’s smile is, even on our toughest days, and to see the love, laughter, and appreciation for life that is ever so present in my household.

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MILITARY HOMECOMINGS

AN UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCE TO HOLD ONTO

CRYSTAL M.

“Katie did an amazing job capturing my husband’s first homecoming! She was super sweet and I had so much fun with her.”

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COUPLES PHOTOGRAPHY

REMEMBER THE LOVE THAT YOU SHARE

SAM D.

“She is simply the BEST!! Katie helps you feel super comfortable in your own skin, even when you may be feeling super awkward. She captures the perfect pictures when you least expect it! Loved every part of her process and of course, the beautiful pictures.”

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CHILD PHOTOGRAPHY

FOCUSED ON THE MAGIC OF CHILDHOOD

SHELBY M.

“AMAZING! Katie has done the impossible – getting adorable shots of my two year old twins in the same picture! I’m in love with all of our photos. Her ‘in-the-moment’ approach has really captured the true beauty and magic of childhood!”

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FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHY

YOUR MOMENTS, CAPTURED

BRENDA V.

\”Beyond thankful and happy with the pictures Katie took of me and my son! She was so patient and was able to capture some really special moments. So excited to have these pictures forever, one hundred percent recommend.\”

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CONTENT CREATION

TAILORED TO YOUR BRAND

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