Build Your Time Capsule

Because your portraits will become more valuable to you over time, sometimes it’s hard to choose!
Laura will guide you through the selection process to help you expertly preserve the memory of your session and this moment in time.

When you have a great photographer, what seems ordinary to you can become magical somehow.

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One of the reasons Laura Cottril Photography is unique is that we love to make your life easier; by coming to you, by making recommendations that fit your style and your home and taking care of the details so you don’t have to! Many people call for a portrait session with no idea of how they will use the images, so Laura personally collaborates with you to determine how best to display your portraits. Your session fee of $400 includes a one-hour portrait planning session in your home which consists of:

  • Home style identification and color preferences
  • Portrait display recommendations
  • Product samples for generating display ideas
  • Portrait location recommendations and/or scouting
  • A fun and relaxing Portrait Session
  • Careful editing and finessing of your images
  • A personalized preview and ordering appointment, where you will fall in love the images we created together

There is no minimum purchase requirement, however most of our clients invest between $1,500 and $4,000 on wall portraits and frames or a Lifestyle Collection book and gift prints.

Your portrait experience is a special occasion and we strive to deliver portraits that turn a house into a home. Studies show that having portraits displayed in your home can raise the self-esteem of children making them feel loved and valued.

It’s so wonderful to work with someone who understands her client so well and consistently creates a beautiful product. This is perfect.



Our products offered are hand-selected for quality, client preference and timelessness.


Artistically photographed, carefully integrated with canvas and a protective coating provide an accessible and painterly view of your favorite images. Easy to frame and lightweight, your portraits highlight the room.


Classic and timeless, in color, black and white or sepia, art prints are a graceful interpretation for your treasured images. Beautiful as a stand-alone wall portrait or stunning as a grouping, Art Prints shine with gallery matting and simple framing. Reminiscent of precious photography from our past, your Art Prints are archival, providing delightful heirlooms for the future.

Lifestyle Collection Book

Imagine a gorgeous fine art book held carefully as your hands turn the smooth thick matte pages. Now imagine the best images from your session artfully designed – a simple layout gracing the pages of this coffee table style book. Your complete story is there, bringing back memories of what life was like in those moments – the surroundings, expressions and touch of your family. As treasured as this book is to you now, it will become a precious time-capsule, in the not so distant future. $125 per page, twenty-page recommendation. Your retouched images, web-ready, are included with a book purchase.

Storyteller Collection

Sometimes one image doesn’t tell the whole story and a Storyteller Collection is right for you. Selecting special images that work together, your collection is custom designed for you and your home space. Canvas or mat and frame further customize your Collection to integrate with your home interior. Your collection becomes a beautiful conversation piece and reminder of the good times in your family. 

Digital Collections

We know you’re going to love your images, and if you decide you can’t part with them, this is a great fit. You’ll have an archive as well as a great way to share and print them as you wish.

High resolution (300dpi) images printable up to 8×10, includes a release for unlimited personal printing, housed in a customized Keepsake Box with 5×7 image prints of each selected portrait.

  • Session Images up to 10  $2,000
  • Session Images up to 20  $3,000
  • Session Images up to 30: $4,000

Note: Any portrait print purchased, sized 8×10” or larger, includes a web-sized file for your personal use.

Wall Portraits on Canvas, Art Print or Custom Matted

  • Long Sofa 60″  –  $4000
  • Long Sofa 50”  –  $3200
  • Large Mantel or Sofa 40”  –  $2175
  • Mantel Slim 36”  –  $1725
  • Standard Mantel 30”  –  $1325
  • Bookcase or Buffet 24”  –  $950
  • Hallway or Sidewall 20”  –  $650
  • Easel Miniature 14”  –  $390

 Gift Prints (unmounted):

  • 11 x 14  –  $250
  • 8 x 10” and smaller prints  –  $150

Laura is special. She makes everyone feel at-ease and relaxed. It is apparent that Laura is very good at what she does. her love for her work, people and life shines through.

Kirsten Cox

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