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When you have your children's pictures taken professionally - how much do you spend??

I had my children's pictures taken yesterday at Studio 101 because the had the live bunnies and baby chicks. They wanted $10.00 per child as a sitting fee with live animales (I have 3 kids) plus another $5 per child as the normal sitting fee. I was going to leave without any pictures as they did not tell me this when I made the appt but she ended up telling me that if I spent at least $100 she would waive the fees. I ended up spending $161.00 and the pictures turned out great. How much do you usually spend on pictures?

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Asked by LillyMommy at 3:36 AM on Mar. 29, 2009 in Just for Fun

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  • i got 6 different poses a free 8x10 no sitting fee and paid 20 dollars and we got a bunch of walletts and all different sizes... 8 different sizes i believe

    Answer by MomNbabyGirl009 at 3:39 AM on Mar. 29, 2009

  • I buy the realeases and those are usually $300-$500 depending on who's doing them.

    Answer by sarapurser at 3:43 AM on Mar. 29, 2009

  • "professional" as is walmart?? lol...15-20 bucks..but i did just spend $10 on one 5x7 on my daughter holding a HUGE 15 foot SNAKE..eww..but she had a blast!!!

    Answer by alexis_06 at 3:46 AM on Mar. 29, 2009

  • I usually SAY im going to spend less than $80, but end up spending $100-200

    Answer by Mesha125 at 4:11 AM on Mar. 29, 2009

  • We got DDs pics done at 3, 6, 9, and 12 mos as a gift from my mom. We got them done at Sears and paid about $130 for a big package. I usually ended up with more pics than I knew what to do with. From now on, I'm not getting packages and ordering a couple sheets of wallets instead.

    Answer by epoh at 7:06 AM on Mar. 29, 2009

  • Last time we spent about $75-$80 and that was for the whole family. We go to Kiddie Kandids and there is no sitting fees. We had a family portrait done and then a few of the kids together. I bought 6 sheets, I think. I don't have a lot of people to give pictures to, though, so I don't need a whole lot.

    I think we're going to go get family portraits over spring break which will also double as birthday pictures for my youngest (she turns 3 next week) because she didn't get any birthday pictures last year (we didn't do any pictures last year and now I feel bad).

    Answer by justanotherjen at 10:57 AM on Mar. 29, 2009

  • I do it on DS bday and xmas. They are only a week apart. We get two backgrounds. I go to JcPennies. I dont ever pay a sitting fee. 80.00 for a bunch of pictures.

    Answer by pinkanfgrl at 11:05 AM on Mar. 29, 2009

  • I get too many pics, I always have tons leftover. I go to walmart and spend like $10. My kid's pics always look good.

    Answer by lstrickland at 10:09 PM on Mar. 29, 2009

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