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Fine Art Studio Portraits
Simple. Timeless. Easy. Authentic.

Picture Day. Reimagined.

Hey there! I'm Jill.

Owner, operator and lead photographer of Jill C. Smith Photography. I have 10 years of experience in this field, and just as much time as a mom. I distinctly remember the first time I opened my child's backpack to see their new school photos. Such an exciting milestone! I was honestly shocked at how bad they were. It was clear from the photos that my autistic son had no time to get comfortable in front of the camera or with the photographer. These photos didn't represent the child I knew and loved at all. Since then, I've made it my mission provide local parents with an alternative: Natural, authentic photos that truly capture who a child truly is. I've since provided hundreds of families in the Sullivan County Catskills with genuine, and timeless portraits of the little people they love the most. Photos they actually want to print and hang on their walls. 

The Next Fine Art Studio Portrait Event is May 1, 2024

Sessions take place at The Studio, 4889 State Route 52, Jeffersonville, NY

Click over to May to reserve your time slot. One 5 minute time slot per child please.
Siblings can be booked back to back and a sibling photo can be attempted but not promised. 
Being on time is imperative.  No-shows will be disqualified from future opportunities.
There is no sitting fee for these but no photos, digital nor printed are included. 
Prints start at $6. 

Did you miss your chance? Or maybe this date doesn't work for you. No worries. You can join my wait list to be notified of the next Fine Art Studio event. 



What should my child wear?

I recommend light colored neutrals. If you love color, muted blues and greens also look great. Avoid patterns and graphics. We want the focus to be on your child. 

Can we get one family photo? 

Due to the limited time, we won't be able to accommodate family photos, but if you book your children back to back with one another, we can attempt a sibling photo.

What if I need to cancel?

Life happens! Please give me as much notice as possible if you cannot keep your appointment. These tend to book up very quickly, and I'm sure there would be another family who would love your spot. No-shows will be disqualified from working with Jill C. Smith Photography in the future, so please do your best to communicate with me if you can't make your time slot.

When do I get my photos back?

Your child's photos will be delivered to you within 2 weeks in an online gallery, via email. You'll get a walk through on how to navigate the gallery as well as some ideas on how to print your photos.

Can we bring our dog?

I am an animal lover all around, but I understand not everybody feels the way I do. More importantly, so many of the little people who visit my studio have pet allergies, so I do ask that your pets stay home for this one.

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