October 6 – Family Portrait Day!

October 6 – Family Portrait Day!

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“This out-competes any other Portrait Day in Colorado”

– Andy Lillie, 2012 Portrait Day customer

CPAC’s popular Family Portrait Day at the Denver Botanic Gardens returns October 6. This year, we offer both digital and one-of-a-kind tintype packages. A film option is also available.

Family Portrait Day offers families the chance to have their portrait taken by professional photographers on the pristine Botanic Gardens grounds. Packages come with full permission to reproduce images as many times and in whatever formats a family chooses. Proceeds support operating costs for CPAC and our event partners, the Denver Botanic Gardens.

Digital: Cost – $250 for a 30 minute session and 12-15 high-resolution images chosen for the family by their photographer. Open to groups of up to 8 people. Photographers confirmed so far include Natalie BeckRoddy MacInnes, Richard Peterson, and Anthony Camera.

Film: John Davenport (35mm and medium format offered). Same price and package as Digital.

Tintype: Cost – $65 per 15 minute session and a one-of-a-kind wet plate photograph. This year’s we feature two of Denver’s best tin-type photographers, German Murillo and Denis Roussel, who will demonstrate the century-old technique of creating one-of-a-kind wet plate photographs. Sessions can be pre-booked; walk-up sessions will be available if space is available.

Cameras will be clicking Rain or Shine –  Current forecast predicts a beautiful 69 degrees and Sunny!

Family Portrait Day 30 minute Session (up to 8 people per session – larger groups please call 303-837-1341 to book a longer session) and Tintype portrait sittings are still available in the afternoon (1:30 and later) – stop by the Gardens and will work you in!

The first week of October marks CPAC’s annual Kids Photo Week, which creates partnerships on youth photo classes with various Denver metro organizations. To celebrate Kids Photo Week at the Denver Botanic Gardens, self-guided Photo Scavenger Hunts will be offered free to families throughout the day, 11.30 am – 4.3- pm. Cameras will be available to youth who need them, and volunteers will be on hand to assist in the tour or offer instruction.


Denver Botanic Gardens

Denver Botanic Gardens