Process & Philosophy

Sarah Sloboda in action photographing child in Brooklyn, New York CityHow to begin:

Email Bookings at rsvp [at] to arrange an email consultation with Sarah.  She’ll want to know a bit more about your family: your names, ages, interests, and a bit about your personalities.  Together you’ll determine the scope, location, date and time of your shoot.

The session fee is required at time of booking, and is non-refundable.  Credit card payments are accepted via PayPal.

Photo delivery:

Typical turnaround time is 7-14 business days, subject to availability and varying slightly by season.  Rush turnaround is available for an additional fee.

Digital files are delivered on DVD or  via digital download.  You’ll receive a personal-use image license, and Sarah’s guide to savvy archiving, with steps to take to properly back up your photos.

Mission Statement:

Sarah Sloboda Photography believes…

  • having our pictures taken is like sending a love letter to our future selves.
  • true artistry is when the medium itself ceases to be a hindrance to expression.
  • by recording, we achieve the impossible – we stop time.
  • in finding the miraculous in the mundane.

Core Values:

  • The Significance of Memories
  • Acknowledging What Is
  • Spontaneity, Fun, Joy
  • Finding Reasons to Celebrate
  • Unearthing Deeper Truths
  • Recording & Reflecting

Documentation of Sarah shooting by Amy & Chad Helin.