Once Upon a Time Session Information - DDCPhotography


Carrie A. Sattizahn, Owner & Photographic Artist



Once Upon a Time sessions are a special portrait session offered several times a year during designated announced time slots. Please be sure to request to be included on the DDC email distribution list to make sure you receive notification when these sessions are available.

This special session is designed to make a girl feel like a princess, and to provide a collection of images to cherish for a lifetime to remind your princess forever of the beauty she holds, both inside and out.  (Recommended for ages 3 and older)

Coming spring 2018: special edition "Rapunzel" sessions!

Details coming soon.

Above is the list of suggested time slots for these sessions. If interested and none of the suggested times is convenient for you, please contact DDC to see if another time could possibly be scheduled. Thank you!

$95 session fee


3 - 5x7 portrait prints ($21 value)

$50 credit on your print/product order

- average session yield is 15-25 edited images

- average session time is 1 hour

Session fee due at time of session

Payment forms accepted: Cash, Check, or PayPal invoicing (up to a $2.00 PayPal service fee applicable)

All sessions include editing & retouching of all images as needed. Your proofs will be available in an online gallery for easy viewing & sharing with family & friends.

"Beauty is Found Within" special edition discount:

10% discount on all metal prints and photo books

A La Carte ordering offered for all portrait sessions. You can order only what you desire from your portrait session -- portrait prints, a few digital images or all the digital images, other portrait products, or any combination of these items.

All prints have a matte finish with a lustre coating, which protects against fingerprints and UV exposure.

(Any returned item check fees will be the client's responsibility)

All portraits are the property of DDC Photography. All rights reserved for use in advertising, portfolio, etc. If you purchase digital images, you will be provided with a print release. Please note that the quality of prints processed thru another developer other than DDC cannot be guaranteed.

Prices subject to change without notice.

Recommended portrait products for Once Upon a Time portraits include metal prints and photo books

The backdrop used for these sessions is "Meet Me At the Castle". This unique backdrop is a DDC studio exclusive as I worked with a vendor to have it custom designed specifically for Once Upon a Time sessions.

Some special edition sessions may include use of a second backdrop for a few poses.

Click here to view Once Upon a Time portrait galleries.

You will have your choice of the use of one dress from the DDC prop box, or your princess is welcome to bring her own special dress for her session.

DDC available dresses range in size from 2T  to 12. You are more than welcome to make an appointment to view the dresses and try them on prior to your session to help decide which dress you wish to use and  fits your princess the best.

DDC available dress color options & sizes include:

Dark Yellow (off the shoulder) - 2T, 3T, 5, 6, 8

Gold - 5/6, 7/8, 9/10, 11/12  

More dresses coming later this year!

Many accessories are also available from the DDC prop box, including:

- petticoat

- long dark yellow gloves

- yellow or gold ribbon for hair

Various appropriate props will also be used during your session to assist in making memorable portraits of your princess.

Disclaimer: DDC Photography is not affiliated with any theme park or entertainment company. Some of the fairy tale princess dresses available may allow clients to dress up as a fairy tale character that has been based off stories that have been told throughout the years, and therefore have been out of copyright and in public domain. Some costumes may be modeled after some of the most popular renditions of these fairy tales. No licensed apparel is  provided by the photographer. Some recognizable props may be used during a session for the comfort and enjoyment of the client. It is not the intention of DDC Photography to violate copyright laws. Thank you.

Would you like to receive email updates from DDC Photography several times a year about current special offers, happenings, & reminders? Please click on "Contact DDC" above and request to be added to my email distribution list.

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