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Jess Kamens Photography: Contact & Pricing

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Don't let location stop you... While I am honored to be working among the finest family and wedding photographers in Rochester NY, travel is a passion so I welcome inquiries from far and beyond. Anywhere. Really. Anywhere. I look forward to hearing from you... Du kannst mir auch auf deutsch schreiben .


Business hours (EST): Daily 8am-8pm

I am available for meetings during these time via telephone, skype or in person. 


PRICING / Investment

Let's be honest... photography is a pricey investment, because it is a well-respected and highly-skilled art form and presents to you lifelong prints, albums and keepsakes that you will treasure for generations to come. I am very passionate about my work and also appreciative of how valuable this investment can be. Below you will find base prices for sessions and, depending on your wishes, your final quote may vary a bit from what you see here. These are current 2017 and 2018 pricing plans. For 2019 pricing, please enquire.

WEDDINGs / Bar & Bat mitzvahs

Let’s capture your amazing day together. I focus on the interaction between people, the tiny details that are often missed as well as the emotion behind these moments. I enjoy moving throughout a crowd unnoticed so you won’t have to worry about me and when you look back, you will have your entire day retold to you in a documentary/lifestyle photo story. Session fees begin at $2250 and include a complimentary engagement session. Depending on the package, some sessions will include digital images and an archival heirloom album.

Optional additional services: rehearsal dinner, graphic design (announcements / place settings / thank you cards)


Session are outside, in a comfortable and supportive environment (park, playground, cityscape, etc.). Activities will be centered around your child in order to maximize their interest and keep wee ones happy. Photographs will be taken in a documentary style focusing on the interaction and connection between family members, aiming to preserve life-long memories. Family Sessions (45 minutes), Day in the life (3 hours) and The First Year (3 sessions in 1 year). These images will be with you forever and help you to easily look back on this lovely time together. Session fees begin at $199.


The addition of a new child to your family is an amazing and wondrous time for everyone. Often people forget to document and wished they had! These are not traditional posed images, rather taken in a documentary style focusing on the connection between baby, parent(s) and sibling(s). These are fun, playful pics capturing your family, your "glow" and we can make these as creative as you wish. Session fees begin at $250


These sessions will be focused on capturing your special event (birthday party, anniversary celebration, special dinner, graduation, retirement, etc.) in a documentary style that will not only tell the full story of your special day, but also provide you with life-long memories that you will cherish forever. Session fees begin at $250


These sessions can be personally designed, just for you. You may choose to center your theme for professional purposes (headshots, CV, applications, online platforms, etc.), capturing the true you in a professional way or you may choose to have a casual portrait, just for you! Prices do not include commercial, promotional, sales usage, but can be included as additions. Please see "retouching" notes below. Session fees begin at $350.


Would you like a senior portrait that is organic, natural and captures what YOU like about yourself, your interests and passions? This session will be located in an outdoor environment of your choosing and will capture the real you! This session will include appropriate file sent to the yearbook. Let’s get creative! Session fees begin at $350. 


Promotional and live music coverage. Gather your band in a comfortable, outdoor setting of your choosing (we will decide together) for images to be used on CDs, online media, promotional materials, etc. Professional images of your live event include images of your band moment before a concert backstage as well as images of your band and audience during the beginning of your show. Prices do not include commercial, promotional, sales usage, but can be included as additions. Session fees begin at $299.

Real Estate / Property / Interior

Whether you are looking to sell or rent your home, advertise a vacation property, document your beautiful home or advertise ineterior decorating, these images will certainly ad life to your advertisements. I have experience working for high-profile companies worldwide and know what is expected of property and architectural photography. Sessions vary depending on square footage and location. Please contact me for a quote.

Corporate / Business / Professional

I offer a variety of services and customize packages according to your business needs. Themes include (but are not limited to): Food (restaurants), corporate events, formal corporate portraits, medical businesses, product and other images used for websites and advertising, business milestones and more. Please contact me for a personalized quote.

Food / Restaurant

I will come to your restaurant / home / place of business and capture the essense of your delightful food! I document the creation of this food, the final dish, the environment, etc. Please contact me for a personalized quote.

More info ... 

  • Your session fee includes a pre-consultation and a gallery of uniquely edited images to be viewed at your post-session viewing and ordering appointment. This fee does not include any prints or digital files, unless otherwise stated.  
  • A variety of unique products are available for selection including custom wall art (wood frames, canvas hangings, wood prints), heirloom albums, archival prints, digital files and more. All products are subject to local sales tax. For more information on products and pricing, please contact me using the form at the top of this page.
  • All deposits are non-refundable and due at the time of booking. Prices may vary depending on request, location, additional people, etc. and this will be reflected in your official quote.
  • Should your session require business licensing or other materials needed for promotion purposes, additional fees will apply.
  • Shoots taking place on holidays, or around holidays, such as New Years Eve, Christmas, 4th of July, Easter, etc.) are subject to an extra charge.
  • Would you like to learn more about pricing? Here is a good read…     
  • Only persons participating in the shoot are permitted on location.
  • No visual documentation is permitted during your session.
  • Sessions in English and German are offered.
  • Check, Credit Card and Paypal payments are accepted.