Buffalo + New York + Nationwide


As a family photographer, I love capturing the little moments that make life so wonderful. Yes, it’s true; I travel all over the nation for the majority of weddings I photograph. But, when we’re not on the road, you can find me in Buffalo, NY photographing families all around this beautiful city. Don’t live in Buffalo? I offer a standard travel fee for family sessions outside of our radius. 

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Capturing your most honest & beautiful little moments.


2019 Sessions

Family Session

$ 750

70 minute session with JPGSAll family sessions are $750 and include all edited, high resolution images with reproduction release.  Prints can be ordered from these files up to 11 x 14 in size.

Family photography sessions are about 70 minutes on location somewhere, or at your home. Family sessions typically take place starting a few hours before sunset. Family photography sessions document your family as they naturally are in the comfort of your home or surrounding area. After the session, images are processed and uploaded to an online gallery where you can download your high resolution JPGS. You also can purchase professional prints and albums and we provide a coupon code for 50% off for the first 10 days.  Family sessions are offered year round and take place within 20 miles of Buffalo, New York. Standard travel fee applies to areas outside of this radius.

Ala Carte Family Session Sitting

$ 250

50 minutesOur ala carte family sessions are available between November and April and include the time and talent of the photographer. After the session, JPGS are available for purchase individually or in collections of 10, 25 or a full set. Because the sun sets earlier during this time of year, sessions take place starting between 10am-3pm depending on sunset time and are usually done indoors. Film Sessions lend themselves to more black and white and grain/motion blur for the lower lit homes, but are always natural and honest in feel.
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Family Photography Sessions

in Buffalo, New York with Brian Shaw

For over 10 years I’ve been photographing weddings & families all over the nation. It wasn’t until the birth of our daughter that I started exploring photographing with film. Fast forward to today and I photograph all my personal work on film. My hired family sessions are a hybrid mix of film and digital photography. These sessions are an extension of my love of film and allow me to tell your story in a more authentic way. With film, there is a slowed down approach that includes both candid and posed images. I encourage natural interaction between you and your family to document connection. My goal is always to photograph your family as natural and wonderful as you are.
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We currently offer family photography sessions in Buffalo, New York and Nationwide when we are traveling, (or inquire about our travel rates if you’d like us to come to you). Christina also photographs a limited amount of birthstories and senior photography sessions exclusively in Buffalo, New York, every year. If you’re interested in learning more, say hello at our contact page or e-mail us at info@shawphotoco.com to say hello.