All the detail for your portrait experience!

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Preparing for your photo session doesn't have to be stressful or complicated. I will provide you with a step-by-step guide to planning your perfect session, with no stress!


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Sign the Agreement Form

Please check your email for the invoice and deposit information.

  1. Check email & sign form
  2. Submit deposit payment



Plan your Session

Use our planning guides listed below to help plan for your session with ease.

  1. Review the Portrait Planning Guide
  2. Submit your preferences (in the Portrait Planning Guide)
  3. Review our blog tips for inspiration and session tips



It's Photo time!

We are going to have so much fun so don't stress! It's time to relax and enjoy the day.

  1. Check email for date, time and location confirmation
  2. Arrive 15 minutes before session start time



Download Files

On average, we deliver images 4 weeks after the session date. Weddings and videos can take up to 8 weeks.

  1. Open the client gallery link
  2. Download and share your images
  3. Submit an Album Order Form

enjoy your photos!

Prepare with our easy to use guides

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Portrait Planning Guide


Plan your perfect portrait session with my easy, step-by-step portrait guide. Included is information about locations, what to wear and what to bring to your session.

Album Order form


Preserve your memories for a lifetime with beautiful, high-quality photo albums. Order an album for yourself or a close family member as a gift.

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Michelle Lovell Photography

Mainframe Studios

900 Keo Way, DSM, IA 50309


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