My goal is to provide each client with phenomenal photography services and images that will last for generations to come. Each session is custom made to each client, no two sessions are the same. My photography experience goes deeper than the surface. Whether simple portraits or elaborate high-end sessions, we stay fully engaged to create images that will capture the most spectacular version of yourself.









Connection is the foundation of every amazing photoshoot. During the consultation we get to know one another and learn more about what your photographic needs are. We discuss photoshoot details such as how many people, wardrobe, styling, hair, makeup, and location... what does your dream photoshoot look like? This is also a perfect time for me to answer any questions you may have, what services I provide, and the products I offer. If you'd like to move forward with a session, we will also discuss contracts and payment plans. 


During shoot day, the vision that was built during the consultation finally comes to life. You will receive a fabulous makeover by local professional hair and makeup stylists. After styling is complete, we can begin the session! For each outfit, I will guide you through a series of poses. With the variation of indoor and outdoor locations, limitless wardrobe possibilities, and pose coaching, we will create beautiful images that you can forever cherish. If you decide to shoot with your best friend, children, or partner the photoshoot can also be an amazing and beautiful bonding experience as well.


The final step in this process is finally seeing the finished product. 1 week after the photoshoot, we meet again for an In-Person reveal. This means you get to see your amazing images printed on professional lab, top quality, archival lustre paper. These prints are very different from same day pick up prints at a local store. The color, quality, and paper difference is incredible. These prints, under typical display conditions, can last more than a lifetime. You choose the images you love, and that you would like to purchase. 

Are you ready for a fully customized

portrait session?

Let's do this thing.

I'm pretty darn excited myself.

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Pricing Details

Each consultation is complimentary, with no pressure to book a session. The non-refundable retainer for each photoshoot is $240 and includes hair and makeup styling for 1, up to 4 different outfits with access to my client wardrobe, and a photoshoot. Photoshoots typically last 1.5-3 hours depending on how many people are being photographed and how elaborate styling is. The retainer does not include any product. Products are purchased separately at or after the Reveal. Loose prints start at $150 and go up from there, Keepsake collections start at $900 and go up from there. Each print comes with a digital file version. We also offer custom framing for all print sizes.



I would love to connect with you! Please fill out the form below to receive a full price list and to schedule your consultation. Thank you for considering L A Banks Photography to capture you and your loved ones.

© L A Banks Photography 2020

Based in Elmira, NY

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