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Tangled Tree Photography - Gillian Penkala

Hackett's Cove, St. Margaret's Bay, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Love - Couples, Engagements, Maternity

This is where we begin.  Finding that perfect someone.  Capturing the emotion and the happiness that lies within a love is an amazing challenge, and I love seeing that feeling frozen in a picture for all time.  So be it under your favorite tree, where you met, a favorite restaurant, the beach where he proposed, or the barn where you're getting married, capturing your love and this beginning is priceless.  Check out my Couples Portfolio to see examples of my work! Oh and this package also includes a different kind of beginning - baby bumps!! capturing the beginning of a new life is pretty darn amazing as well:)

 

All Couples sessions include:

  • approximately 1 hour session at the location of your choice

  • Minimum of 35+ images 

  • Private online viewing gallery - excellent for sharing, web use, and viewing the collection as a whole

  • Full resolution, unwatermarked images

  • Digital download of your beautiful, fully edited images

  • Files on USB delivered to your address available for only $30



Couple / Engagement / Maternity Sessions - $275

Weddings

One of my favorite things to photograph!  My approach is a photojournalistic one, documenting your entire day as it unfolds, moment by moment. This includes getting ready, first look, bride and groom/wedding party shoot, the ceremony, the reception with it's toasts and tosses, and of course the awkward but enthusiastic dancing;). I will provide a full resolution download of your gorgeous images with full print release, as well as a private online gallery for you to view and share, and your images on a USB delivered directly to your address.  We can also discuss packages for prints, albums etc.

As my fiance and I are currently obsessing and dreaming about our own perfect wedding, I understand all to well the importance of this day and all that goes into it.  From the shoes to the dress to the chalkboard menu and diy centerpieces, and of course the momentous occasion itself.  I know how much this day means, and I know that these are memories of a lifetime.  This is why I take special care to capture as much of it as possible, so that you'll be able to cherish each and every moment over and over again, even the ones you missed!

 

Full 8 Hour Wedding Package $1799:

 

  • Free 1 hour engagement session

  • Unlimited pre-wedding consultations via text, phone or email

  • Client Welcome Package, including tips and tricks for both the engagement session and wedding day

  • Continuous 8 hours of coverage on your day

  • Guaranteed sneak peeks the day after your wedding

  • A personalized blog post with additional sneak peeks in the weeks following your day

  • Digital download of full resolution unwatermarked images

  • Files on USB delivered to your address

  • Private password protected online viewing gallery of web sized images - excellent for sharing, web use, and viewing the collection as a whole

  • Private photo storage for up to 5 years

  • Full resolution, unwatermarked images

  • Minimum of 40 images per hour of shooting

  • Full print release - rights to print and use online for personal use

 

 custom hourly packages available - First hour $275, $225 per hour thereafter 

  I am super flexible and happy to put together a custom package for you! 

Click HERE to see my most recent weddings!

Family 

 

This is truly the heart of the matter, our families. Through the years we change and grow together, and each passing minute changes us. These pictures are our reminders of who we are, together, here and now. Be it in your backyard, kitchen, favorite beach, nearest park, the local cafe, or any other place that is important to you and your family!

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All Family sessions include:

  • Approximately 1 hour session at the location of your choice

  • Minimum of 40+ images 

  • Private online viewing gallery - excellent for sharing, web use, and viewing the collection as a whole

  • Full resolution, unwatermarked images

  • Digital download of your beautiful, fully edited images

  • Files on a custom USB delivered to your address available for only $30



Family / Pets / Children Session - $275

 

Visit my What to Wear page on pinterest for clothing inspiration, and check out some previous family sessions HERE

Newborns

Oh how i love these tiny little people!  It is such fun to capture their squishy goodness, be it when they are brand-new or a few weeks old!  As a mom myself, (I have four littles 7 and under!) I know how fleeting these baby stages are, and how special it is to have memories of each and every stage along the way. Newborn sessions usually take a little bit longer, as we need to allow for diaper changing, feedings, and lots of snuggle time, so plan on 2 - 3 hours. Also note that the best time to photograph newborns is within the first 10 days, when they are extra sleepy and sweet and can be easily moved, though that is certainly not a rule!  

 

Sessions take place in my studio in Hackett's Cove, where I will provide everything from hats to headbands, baskets to backdrops. We can work together to choose poses, props, colors, backgrounds, etc. I know from experience how hard the first few weeks with baby can be, so I will do my best to make this experience the easiest part of your day:)  Please see my Newborn Session Page for details, as well as my Newborn Portfolio for examples of my work.

 

All Newborn sessions include:

  • 2-3 hour in-studio session

  • Minimum of 40+ images 

  • Private online viewing gallery - excellent for sharing, web use, and viewing the collection as a whole

  • Full resolution, unwatermarked images

  • Digital download of your beautiful, fully edited images

  • Files on USB delivered to your address available for only $30



Newborn Session - $399

Cake Smash

I offer two studio session options for your baby's cake smash! Please read the details below:

 

Cake Smash WITH family Portraits:

 

  • Session is approximately 1 hour.

  • Includes family portraits, portraits of your beautiful baby, and of course the cake smash itself.

  • You will recieve a digital download of 30+ fully edited high-resolution images, with full print release.

  • An online gallery of web-resolution images for web sharing and viewing the gallery as a whole.

  • The package is $275, with a $50 at time of booking and the remainder due on the session date.

 

Cake Smash Only:

 

  • Session is approximately 30 minutes.

  • Includes portraits of your baby and of course the cake smash.

  • You will recieve a digital download of 15+ fully edited high-resolution images, with full print release.

  • An online gallery of web-resolution images for web sharing and viewing the gallery as a whole.

  • The package is $175, with a $40 due at time of booking and the remainder due on the session date.

 

~ add a bubble bath at the end of the session to clean up and capture more baby giggles! 5+ extra images for just $25! ~

Check out the Cake Smash Info page to help you plan your session, and see some recent smashes HERE!