We are 30a Family Photographers, Chris & Rachel,

providing vibrant, easy, and breathtaking family portrait photography in 30A communities.

Vacation shouldn’t be work. Our 30a family portrait sessions are stress free and you’ll love your gallery…guaranteed. As locals to Santa Rosa Beach, we have photographed families in 30a communities for over 10 years. We offer a mini session for young families and an extended family session, perfect for large groups traveling together.

We are licensed and permitted in Walton & Okaloosa Counties, on the Exclusive vendor list for Rosemary Beach, and on the approved vendor list for Alys Beach. We also know the best locations for your family beach portraits including communities such as Watercolor, Rosemary Beach, Seaside, and Seacrest. When you book our team, you book us… no outsourcing to random photographers.

And…. we all have kids of our own. We know the stresses of booking family portraits and also know how to make your portrait session enjoyable for everyone…including the toddlers, and husbands. 🙂

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About Chris & Rachel, your 30A Family Photographers

As a husband and wife team with littles of our own, we know the key ingredients to make your family portraits a success. We will guide you on poses & wardrobe, prompt the authentic giggles, and schedule your session during the best light of the day.

Read reviews, look over our packages, and see some of our recent work below.

1. Choose a Portrait Package

We offer a variety of packages to accommodate most groups including a mini session (great for families with toddlers) and an extended family session designed for large groups traveling together. Each session includes the gallery of edited images. We also offer a complimentary wall art & album design service after your session (not required).

Mini session


Great for young families

  • 20 Minute Portrait Session
    [sunset on the beach]
  • 6 Participants
  • Online Gallery of Images
  • Print Release
Premier session


Our full length session, perfect for 1-2 families

  • 35 Minute Portrait Session
    [enough time for gardens & beach]
  • 8 Participants
  • Online Gallery of Images
  • Print Release
extended session


Great for large groups traveling together

  • 45 Minute Portrait Session
    [each family has micro session]
    [enough time for gardens & beach]
  • 12 Participants, $50 ea add’l
  • Online Gallery of Images
  • Print Release

2. Confirm Availability.

We only schedule 3-4 sessions per week. Shoot Rachel a text for an immediate response on our availability.

The Booking Process

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Our booking process is easy and online based. Once you choose a package, send me a text or email to confirm availability and pick a session date. If you would prefer I reach out to you, fill out the form below.

Once we have the date confirmed, I send the booking paperwork over via email. You’ll receive access to a client portal where you can e-sign your portrait contract, pay the retainer (50%), and read over/fill out our portrait guide.

Session Day FAQ

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  • We usually wait until you have arrived into town to decide on where to have your portrait session.
  • Usually, we will come to where you’re staying but if the beach is super crowded at sunset, there’s no parking, or you’re a long walk to the beach, we can suggest some nearby public accesses.
  • Licenses: We are licensed and permitted in Walton (30A) and Okaloosa (Destin) Counties and on the exclusive vendor list for Rosemary Beach.
  • We will watch the weather the week of and the day of the session and I will notify you two hours or more in advance if we need to adjust the session time.

Gallery Delivery

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Your gallery is usually delivered within 1-2 weeks of the session date. Each package includes the hi-resolution digitals via an online gallery. We pay for premium storage so your gallery will never expire. As long as we are in business, you’ll have access to your portraits.

If you are interested in wall art or other professional products, I offer a free design service to help you outfit your walls. <3

Ready to Book?

Click on your package below to be redirected to our online booking page or fill out the form at the bottom of this page and we will reach out to you directly.

Serving all of the 30A, Santa Rosa Beach, & Destin Communities including:

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