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About Rachelle McCracken Photography LLC

 

Hi, I’m Rachelle McCracken and photography is my passion and calling in this life. Looking at the world through a lens has helped challenge me to cultivate a continually thinking, changing, growing, and inquisitive nature in a way I approach each project. The journey and process I take each client through is a very unique and rewarding experience and one that I will never take for granted. Photography is something that invigorates me to get up every morning knowing, each shoot and undertaking will be different and is certainly a blessing and responsibility I take very seriously.

I have always felt photos are the best way to preserve and re-experience past memories. In the same way that certain smells, possessions, and places will trigger a flood of nostalgia, a photo can invoke an intense memory or experience in your life. “A photo is worth a thousand words” and I always aim to make sure all my clients photos tell their story without ever having to utter a single word. This idea of storytelling is at the core of my business and is a personal passion to create timeless memories for my clients during their most personal and intimate times with nothing more than a simple image. I am fairly diverse in the type of photography I have experience shooting but the following subjects tend to be my most popular categories:

* NEWBORNS
· High School Seniors
· Professional Portfolio Headshots
· Family Portraits

· I am also currently working as the WestWing Mountain Living Magazine Head Photographer

I enjoy specializing in natural light photography, which is something we have an abundance of in the Phoenix, Arizona area! I will always stay true to my creativity and overall style. I encourage any and all prospective clients to browse through my portfolio to get a sense of my work and if you feel a connection with my style than it’s likely that we will work well together! I approach each client and photo shoot as if I am spending the day with an old friend. I want to get to know you, your story, quirks, and make sure your true personality shines through in the final result. So we will chat, laugh, squeal, and play, and create great memories together.

So lets make some magic happen. You tell me your story & I’ll tell you mine.

Pricing

Photography Session Pricing Options

Although no photo shoot I work on is exactly the same, I have created several choices based around my most popular package offerings.  If you have any specific requests, goals, or ideas for your photo shoot I’m more than happy to discuss anything you have to bring to the table! Rest assured that whether we are doing a basic photo shoot or will be spending the day together for a special occasion shoot, I always bring the same level of care and energy to each undertaking I am tasked with.

A 50% deposit is required at the time of booking to reserve a date for our photo shoot.
The deposit is non-refundable, but may be transferred to a rescheduled date.
The balance of the payment is due at the beginning of the photo shoot.
Rescheduling date and time must be mutually agreed upon by both parties.
*Please note a photography contract will be signed before we begin our shoot and Rachelle McCracken Photography, LLC retains all rights to images for displayed.

Mini Portrait Session

$199

  • Children, Family & Professional
  • 1/2 Hour Photo Shoot
  • Approx. 20 edited images
  • Hi-res images provided by an online gallery
  • Price includes immediate family members, $25 for additional souls
  • No outfit changes

Book A Session

Portrait Session

$250

  • Children, Family, Maternity, Professional & Senior
  • 1 Hour Photo Shoot
  • Approx. 30 edited images
  • Hi-res images provided by an online gallery
  • Price includes immediate family members, $25 for additional souls
  • 2 outfit changes

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Deluxe Portrait Session

$299

  • Large Group/Families, High School Seniors
  • 1  Hour photo shoot OR extended time for HS Seniors
  • Approx. 30 edited images
  • Hi-res images provided by an online gallery
  • Price includes a large group OR a shoot that prefers longer then 1 hour
  • 3 outfit changes for HS Seniors Only

Book A Session

* Extra hours can be purchased for $125 per hour during your session.
* $25 for locations more than 15 miles away from my cross streets 83rd Avenue & Jomax.

 

Special Session Pricing Options

For special occasions shoots I have created two package offerings, one for newborns in my studio where we can more easily control the elements and adjust the lighting exactly to our liking. The second option is for your special wedding day. Please contact me for more details.
*WESTWING MOUNTAIN LIVING MAGAZINE FAMILIES*
TO PURCHASE YOUR MAGAZINE GALLERY: $150 OR $20 PER PHOTO. PLEASE CONTACT ME FOR DETAILS.

Newborn Session

$275

  • Photo shoot location is in my studio designed for newborns.
  • 4 outfit changes
  • Approx. 25 edited images
  • Hi-res images provided by an online gallery
  • Price includes Mom and Dad, $50 additional for siblings
  • Up to 3 hours
  • FIRST YEAR BABY PLAN OPTIONS:
  • 3  SESSIONS: (Newborn, 6mo, 1st year)

    $550

    5 SESSIONS: (Newborn, 3mo, 6mo, 9mo & 1st year) $875

Contact For Quote

Wedding Packages

$1,125 +

  • Minimum 5 hours on location
  • Price Includes a 2nd Shooter/Assistant
  • 2nd Shooter/Photographer provides a 2nd angle throughout your wedding day
  • Price includes a meeting located at your wedding destination to finalize your wedding details
  • Approx. 300 edited images
  • Hi-res images provided by an online gallery
  • Custom Wedding Book available for additional charge
  • Please contact me for all the details and a quote for your wedding day

Contact For Quote

* Extra hours can be purchased for $125 per hour during your session.
* $25 for locations more then 15 miles away from my cross streets 83rd Avenue & Jomax.

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

If you are confused by anything on this website, have questions about my style, logistics around your specific shoot, or anything else that comes to mind please don’t hesitate to ask! I am very flexible and open to any ideas you may have! For those looking for a quick answer however here are some of the more common questions I get from clients.

General Questions:

What should I wear?

Textures and solid colors are great.  Keep it simple and classic.  Coordinating colors throughout the family is a fun and beautiful option.  Avoid busy patterns and prints.

What is the best time for a newborn photoshoot?

The perfect age to take newborn photographs is between 4-10 days old. The earlier the better. When you arrive I encourage you to feed your baby before, during and after our photo session. It may take a little while for your baby to fall asleep. Patience is the key. The more relaxed and comfortable you are the more comfortable and relaxed your baby will become.

I have a studio located in a casita attached to the outside of my home.  Please note especially for c-section mom’s my studio is located up a flight of stairs. Please feel free to bring a few newborn outfit changes and props. Also, please feel free to bring beverages and food for yourself as I want you to be as comfortable as possible during our photo session!

Contact

Lets Get in Touch

I believe that each person has a unique story to tell and I would love the opportunity to help capture yours! If you’ve viewed my work and like what you see then I’m your girl!  I mainly photograph in the Phoenix Valley area, but I have traveled all over the state of Arizona and am more than willing to travel further under the right circumstances! If you are interested in setting up a photo shoot with me or have any questions about my style, turn around times, scheduling, or what my favorite color is, please feel free to use any of the following methods below to get in touch!

My Contact Information:

Address: 27501 N 86th Ave. Peoria, Arizona 85383
Phone: (480) 250-0939
E-Mail: RMPhotography@cox.net

 

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