Coming Soon! – The Grasshopper & the Ants Mini Sessions

 In Children

The Grasshopper & the Ants is one of Aesop’s fables and describes how a hungry grasshopper begs for food from an ant when winter comes and is refused. The situation sums up moral lessons about the virtues of hard work and planning for the future. You can watching the quick story by clicking here.

Here are the details:

REGISTRATION OPENS MONDAY, 29 MAY!!! 

Only Child packages are available for the Grasshopper & the Ants Mini Sessions and the recommended ages are between 6 months and 9/10 years old. Sessions last approximately 20 minutes and there is a maximum of 2 children per session. If you have 3 children, you will need to book for 2 sessions. This will obviously give you double of everything for the package you select.

A R 500 deposit is required to confirm your space. Please read each of the packages carefully as there have been a few changes from last year.

Here are the banking details:

Nedbank The Grove
Branch Code: 1573400
Account : 1138205486
Ref : Grasshopper – Surname

 Please confirm the names of everyone being photographed when you book your time. 

Here are the available packages:

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What to Expect –  There will be minimal props for this session and the plan is to capture a lot of movement while the kids dance with their instruments. I will provide the instruments but if your child plays an instrument, feel free to incorporate! Please just send me a quick photo so I can see beforehand.

Pinterest Style Guide – (Click Here for the style full guide) The colour palette for this mini session is pretty open. You can choose the palette you would like but please just make sure they are darker colours. My suggestion would be to stick to greys and browns (minimal black please) and then accent with a darker colour(s) like plum, hunter green, maroon, olive, rust, etc. Here are some example colour palettes that you can work with:

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When you are putting your outfits together, think layers & textures! We are going for a more “rugged-dressy” look, if that makes sense… ?!

For the boys I would suggest a collared shirt for the base layer, a nice waste coat and a jacket. If you don’t have a waistcoat, it’s not a train smash. Try to make up for it with a nice jacket. Boots will work best for this session and you can also incorporate a nice scarf as an accessory. A top hat or similar is also suggested. I have some if anyone would like to use. 🙂

For the girls. again, think layers. A dress with a nice coat, tights, stockings and boots. Or you can go with long pants… or even shorts with stockings like the girl has on the left. Accessorise with a nice scarf and even a hat.

There are more examples on the full Pinterest style guide here.

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And let’s not forget the shoes…. here are some nice examples.

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Need Help with Styling??  –  Or just don’t have the time?
KG Photography has a new stylist!! I’d like to introduce Michelle from Macaroon Collection. Michelle has been given the style guide and has even gone shopping around for clothing and accessories that will work best for this particular session. She is here to make this process as easy as possible so you can get the best images possible!
She will be in contact with you after you book and will assist you with your outfits via What’s App. She is even available, and I encourage you to have her come to your home, so she can assist as needed.Please get Michelle your preliminary images of your outfit(s) by Friday, 16 JuneJust lay all of your pieces (from head to toe) on the bed, take a pic and send to her via SMS or What’s App at 082-822-9628. 🙂

Location – Off of Lynnwood Rd at 76 Jacobson Drive behind the LynnRidge shopping centre. There is a nice park with lots of pine trees that will be perfect for this session. Directions will be sent with your confirmation.
Viewing/Ordering Sessions:

If you are unsure of which package you would like, you may decide after viewing your images at your viewing/ordering session.  Viewing sessions are available on the following days:

Saturday, 8 July anytime between 10am and 130 pm. 

Please book the date and time of your viewing session when making your booking.

During your viewing/ordering session you will get to see 10 handcraft images from your session, a behind the scenes video of your session as well as the available print & decor products that KG Photography has to offer. You will also need to select the images for your included matte fine art prints and cover of your mini photo box (if applicable). *Please note that your packages include the low resolution files only. In order to control the quality of your final products, all print related materials must be purchased through KG Photography.

Final payment will be due within 24 hours of your viewing session. Your prints & flash drive of images will come in a nice gift box and will be ready in 3-4 weeks. You will receive an email letting you know that your products are ready for collection.
Availability:

Friday, 23 June

415-435pm

440-500pm (booked)

505-525pm (booked)

Saturday, 24 June

415-435pm (booked)

440-500pm (booked)

505-525pm (booked)

Sunday, 25 June

415-435pm

440-500pm (booked)

505-525pm (booked)

Friendly Reminders:

*Mini Sessions move quite quickly and are booked back to back. Please arrive to your session on time and ready to go.

*Thank you for not using cameras or smartphones during your session.

*Because space is very limited, deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable.

*I will also post some of the photos/videos on my Facebook page as well as the blog on my website. Liking my Facebook page and posting comments would be greatly appreciated! 🙂

If anyone wishes not to have their photos posted, please let me know.

 

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