Before photography, family memories were kept alive through annual reenactments of the year's best moments, despite Grandpa's continued miscasting as the mischievous puppy. Treasure your memories with today's Groupon: for $59, you get a portrait-session package at Patrick McCutchan Photography in St. Paul (a $775 value). The package includes:
- 60-minute portrait session for up to two people (a $350 value)
- Image CD (a $241 value)
- Online image gallery (a $149 value)
- $35 toward printing
Photographer Patrick McCutchan has been snapping portraits professionally for more than 15 years. During the 60-minute portrait session, McCutchan guides models through poses and expressions that reveal both their personalities and secret-treasure locations. The session is valid for either one or two subjects, making it appropriate for personal portraits and betrothed couples. After the shoot, models receive $35 toward printing of the portraits and a CD containing the day's images, which are also displayed for one year in an online gallery. Clients can opt for makeup and hair help or an on-location shoot for additional fees.
For 15 years, Patrick McCutchan has documented life through his camera lens. He has developed a deep understanding of the components that make a good photo and will happily explain terms such as lens distortion or depth of field to interested clients. Working all the while to maintain a relaxed rapport, he captures subtle smiles, proud graduates, and bouquets tossed to decide the next county commissioner. He uses a RAW exposure technique produces detailed photos with true-to-life colors, and online galleries make images readily available to customers.