Family Storytelling - DianaSherblom


your real life ✺ your family story ✺ beautiful keepsakes of your love

Childhood goes fast! Everyday moments quickly become memories. 

I create artwork that feels like your real life. I believe that our everyday lives are significant and beautiful, and that these images will touch hearts for generations.

Portraits with personality. Storytelling albums filled with genuine emotion and connection. Tender, sweet, messy, muddy, run through the sprinkler, stand on your head, jump on the bed, snuggle on the couch, pictures of family love, fun, and chaos.

These are the kind of photographs I love of my family, and the art I'd love to create for your family to keep and enjoy for years to come.


Relax and have fun with your family, at your home or favorite place, while I document the real love and connection. All you have to do is be yourselves and enjoy the experience.

What does your family love to do? We'll focus on your favorite real life activities, like cooking together, snuggling and reading books, wading in the creek, making couch forts, or a walk in the park.

We’ll create tangible reminders of the love that exists in your home. We'll help your children see who they are, how they fit into the world, and how much you love them and they love you, with artwork that shows genuine personality and connection.

"Thank you so much for coming over and capturing me and my children in some of our favorite activities. Your playfulness and gentle guiding made the shoot so much fun, and I didn't have to worry at all about posing or keeping a tight rein on the kids.

Your pictures captured the meaning and story of our life right at that moment and I'm so grateful for that,

because these moments are gone all too quickly. I'll also remember the fun and creativity that went into making them!"


Here's what you can expect after you book a session:

Pre-session Design Consultation  

We'll talk about what is meaningful to you and I'll design an on-location session, at your home or favorite place, to capture your unique family story and create artwork for your home.

Photography Session 

Your session is a time to relax and have fun with your family. I'll capture the experience in a natural way, to create images that show genuine emotion and personality.

Artwork Consultation & Selection 

We'll meet to view your images and to customize your artwork collection. I'll help you choose from a selection of archival quality albums, wall displays, and eco-friendly art curated from exclusive professional labs, as well as full-resolution digital files.


Every photography session creative fee, listed by session type below, includes:

✺ a pre-session design consultation

✺ an on-location photography session at your home or selected location

✺ the creation, selection, editing and post-production of images

✺ an artwork consultation with personalized guidance to create a collection of keepsakes that will best display, share and preserve your memories.


Artwork and high resolution digital files for printing are not included with the session fee,

and may be added to your personal collection at your artwork consultation appointment.

metal print


A Day in the Life

full day documentary session

Life goes fast! A day in the life session ensures that you will remember this time in your life and all of those small but important details that make it unique. 

I'll hang out with your family for the day and create a visual diary of your life right now. I'll capture your family story with a relaxed and authentic documentary approach, in your home and/or favorite places.

limited availability

includes session, slideshow, and an $800 album credit 


A Morning/Afternoon in the Life 

4 hour documentary session

What is your favorite time of day? What do you and your family want to remember about this time in your life? Lazy Saturday mornings? Hanging out with friends? Your afternoon walk to the park? A visit to Grandma's house?

I'll capture your family story with a relaxed and authentic documentary approach, in your home and/or favorite places. 

includes session and a $100 credit to spend on prints, albums or other artwork


Family Storytelling

2 hour authentic portrait session

Tell your family's story, welcome a new baby into your life, or honor a relationship, and capture real life moments with a blend of lifestyle and documentary photography.

These sessions are great for just a few playfully posed images mixed with authentic storytelling images and unposed fun! Or choose a purely documentary approach for your entire session. For family, maternity, newborn, baby, child, tween teen, senior Mom & Me, Dad & Me, Grandparents & Me, siblings, and more.

includes session and a $50 credit to spend on prints, albums or other artwork

$275 Friday-Sunday

$250 Monday-Thursday

Documentary Portrait Session

1 hour authentic portrait session for one child, tween, or teen

Celebrate your child's unique personality in a one hour session with undirected, unposed photography. Great for young children, or to showcase tweens and teens and their interests and activities. A lifestyle/documentary option is also available.

includes session and a $50 credit to spend on prints, albums or other artwork

$175 Friday-Sunday

$150 Monday-Thursday


a custom session

This session is customized for an event, digital painting, design, unique work of art, or whatever else we can dream up. Let's talk!

contact me for an estimate

"Diana takes wonderful photos and is wonderful to work with.

She's worked with my family multiple times and we always love the moments she captures."


"Those photos and slideshow are AMAZING!

Ethan can be tough to photograph because he always tries to avoid the spotlight and, when he finds attention on himself, he usually tries to sabotage the moment with a silly face. But, you were able to capture a lot of great moments of him...playing with the wooden dog, showing his T-rex, eating in the kitchen, biking...

Olivia's curiosity on the front step was really beautiful. ... you captured her grace everywhere ...

I could go on and on. Well done, Diana! ...Amazing."



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