Nov
2
to Nov 9

Holiday Mini Sessions - November 2nd and 9th, 2019

 
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Hello Families!
It’s that time of year again. And wow, did this roll right back around sooner than I could blink twice. I have shot so many new beautiful sessions this past year and wanted to share a couple of my favorite locations for the mini sessions. There is a $100 deposit fee to hold your spot, and the remainder will be due by our session (you will be emailed an invoice).

Piedmont Park, Piedmont, CA - November 2nd, 2019
Sycamore Grove Park, Livermore, CA - November 9th, 2019

The mini session is $275 and includes:

  • 20 minutes of photography time

  • 15 uniquely processed high resolution digital negatives of your choice, downloadable directly from a private online gallery; option to purchase additional images, or the entire collection.

  • Private online gallery of images from your session; gallery great for viewing images, sharing with family and friends, and ordering prints from a professional printing lab. Your images will be presented in both color and black and white.

  • Complimentary holiday ornament with an image of your choosing OR $25 credit towards custom holiday greeting cards from the studio collection (option to purchase additional cards; https://cards.acuratedhome.com/)

  • $50 discount on any full photography session booked in 2020.

*In the event of rain, we will attempt to reschedule the sessions at an indoor location or another outdoor location on another date.
*In the event you need to cancel, and you are canceling within 48 hours or more, your $100 fee may be applied to a future session booking in 2020.
*You will receive your photos within 1-2 weeks after the session.
*Feel free to ask me any questions about your wardrobe choices! The camera loves color…

 
 
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Looking forward to seeing all of your beautiful faces very soon!

 
 
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May
11
12:00 PM12:00

Mother's Day 5 Minute Minis at Phoenix

 
 
 

Hey mamas! It’s that time again! And ladies, if you haven’t done this yet, this is your year! The JC Studio and Jenny Irene (Joy Coakley Studio and Phoenix Alameda’s resident designer) brings to you a stunning hand painted watercolor wall. Originally painted, by a muralist, for a commercial fashion shoot we did, this wall is sure to take your breath away, and brighten your Mother’s Day with all the colors! Check out the photos that were shot with this wall!

And bring your kids! The Phoenix Studios area will be for kids only again. Kids can shop all the amazing vendors for mom, with just a few $5s to spend on affordable gifts and crafts. While all the moms relax with a drink and a massage. Yes, please! The Phoenix Mother’s Day Market is free admission, and a great way to help celebrate your special day.

The mini session, $90, set up in the front co-working area of Phoenix, will include

  • 5 minutes of photography time

  • 3 uniquely processed high resolution digital negatives of your choice, downloadable directly from a…

  • Private online gallery of images from your session. You will have the option to purchase additional images or the entire collection

  • $15 print credit towards prints ordered directly from your gallery (museum quality professional prints).

Book online and your name will be on a will-call paid list when you arrive. All you would need to do is head over to us, put your name down on the queue and get your photos taken when it is your turn. If there is a wait, it’s only a few minutes and you are welcome to grab a drink, shop a little, hang out and socialize, and dance! Or…just head on over check in and pay when you arrive! See you there!

 
 
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Nov
30
6:00 PM18:00

5 Minute Holiday Minis - Holiday Gift Fair at PHOENIX ALAMEDA

 
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Want to get your holiday card photo taken and get some holiday shopping done all in one amazingly fun evening?! Then you must join us for what will be a very lively event at PHOENIX! Last year proved to be such a fun time with all the people you know in Alameda and their friends and family. Let’s do this thing again!

This year I have teamed up with Jenny Irene Designs for the second year in a row for our holiday minis, to create a very charming mid-century inspired holiday scene. Register beforehand with the link! If you happen to decide last minute, that’s ok too, Either way, we will be doing a first come first serve sign up. So, come on in and check in at the studio (back left corner of the artist studios at PHOENIX), and get your name on the list. Even if you have to wait for a few minutes for your turn, there is plenty to look at, shop for, and socialize! Leave your number and we will text you when it’s almost your turn.

Each session is $90 and is a 5 minute photo sitting. The package includes 3 high resolution digital downloads of your choosing, from a private online gallery of beautifully edited images (gallery presented within a week after the session - enough time to order your holiday cards!). You will have the option to purchase additional images or the entire collection, and order professional archival prints directly from your online gallery. You will also receive a complimentary holiday ornament designed by Joy, within 3 weeks after the session.

Can’t wait to rock some fun in the studio with all of you!

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May
11
6:00 PM18:00

5 Minute Minis at PHOENIX - Mother's Day + Kids Bazaar Event

 
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Calling all mommas! Come get your groove on and enjoy a party just for you, while your kiddos (with the help from your significant other if they need it) spend time in the craft bazaar that's just for the kids. This will be an event that you do not want to miss!

Bonus!...we are doing 5 minute mini sessions again. And you know what's even better?! We're joining forces with the amazing Pippa & Co. team for our photo backdrop design. We will have a lovely spring time setting, including the beloved moss upholstered vintage couch (used on a kids fashion photography shoot for Hope & Henry!). 

The session, set up in the lounge area of PHOENIX, will include 3 uniquely processed high resolution digital negatives of your choice, downloadable directly from a private online gallery of images from your session. You will have the option to purchase additional images or the entire gallery, if you wish. This session also includes a $15 print credit towards prints ordered directly from your gallery (museum quality professional prints). $75

Book your spot in advance or just come on down to the party and sign up when you get there! 

 
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Dec
8
6:00 PM18:00

5 Minute Holiday Minis at the Phoenix

Come get a your holiday card photo taken in the new photo studio at the Phoenix in Alameda! Bonus...enjoy the holiday fair at the Phoenix while you wait for your photo session. There will be amazing artists selling the perfect gifts for all of your family and friends. 

We will be doing 5 minute sessions for $40. Your session will include 3 uniquely processed high resolution digital negatives that you will be emailed within a few days. Perfect to get your holiday cards ordered just in time! AND, if you book a full portrait session with Joy Coakley Weddings + Families within six months...you will have that $40 counted towards the cost of the full session. 

Book your spot in advance!... or just come on down to the party and we can sign you in there too.

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