A husband, wife, and newborn stand in a flower field at the South Carolina State House.

the samantha & brady creative

family session experience

families | extended families | Groups

our approach


We believe that family photography should be a joyful and natural experience. Our goal is to capture the essence of your family and the genuine connections you share. During your session, we incorporate fun prompts and Brady is a pro at entertaining little ones, making them laugh to capture those big smiles for the camera.


To start your family session journey with us, simply submit an inquiry through our contact form. We'll reach out to you to discuss our availability and address any questions you may have. We value open communication and want to ensure that your dream family session becomes a reality. We can't wait to capture those precious moments that you'll cherish for years to come.

A mom and son laugh at each other as a photographer acts silly to make the child smile.
Pricing & Packages

classic family session

up to 5 people
online gallery of edited images
*add $30 per person over 5 people*

begins at $250

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A husband kissing his wife on the head who is kissing her baby on the head at the SC State House.

NC Sessions: North Carolina sales tax will be collected on all packages listed.

Travel fees may apply for locations outside of Columbia, SC. Contact us to inquire.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you travel?

Yes! We are based in Columbia, SC but love to travel. We're currently available for travel in South Carolina and North Carolina but we're willing to go further. Send us an inquiry and we'll assess any travel or permit fees if they'll be required in your location.

Are there any hidden fees?

The only additional fees that may come up are travel or permitting fees. We're happy to provide a custom quote based on your needs.

To avoid extra costs, we have plenty of free location suggestions for your family session that we can recommend!

Sales tax will apply to any tangible products ordered (albums, prints, etc.).

When will we receive our photos?

You will receive an online gallery link with access to your photos 6-8 weeks after your session. You can download all the photos from the gallery, share them, choose your favorites, and order prints!

How long are quotes valid for?

Quotes for all sessions and weddings are valid for 30 days after your initial inquiry.

A signed contract and paid retainer are required to secure your date. Dates will only be held for 72 hours after we send your contract and invoice before being considered open again on our calendar.

Do you provide unedited images?

No. We do not release unedited JPEGs or RAW files taken with our professional Canon cameras under any circumstances. We professionally edit and deliver the best images from your session using our signature editing style. Let us do the hard work!