FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:
What do I get for the initial session fee?
Me! My time planning, shooting, post-processing and meeting with you before and after your session.
When is the “sitting” fee due?
On or before the day of the session.
Is a deposit required to hold the date?
Yes. A $100 non-refundable deposit is due the day you sign the contract for photography services – portrait only.
What type of payment do you accept?
I accept cash, check or credit on or before the day of your session. I also accept payment via just about any online payment company – PayPal, Venmo, Square Cash . . . Payment plans are available, but the full fee must be completed prior to our session.
I love social media! I believe that if someone likes your photos they will ask you who the photographer was, but I would really appreciate it if you would just share the watermarked versions. My watermark is nice and non-intrusive to your images. I do like to share sneak peeks right after the session, so PLEASE let me know if you are not okay with your images being posted on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and/or my website. When you sign our contract, the release is included.
Can I buy the digital images?
Yes, with each print purchased (8×10 or larger) I include the full resolution retouched digital image. If you purchase an album, I include the digital files for all images contained in the album.
Can I see ALL the images you took?
Nope. You hired me, which includes my eye and ability, to take gorgeous and professional photographs.
What images will I get to see?
You will see a minimum of 30 images at the reveal session.
If something goes wrong during the session?
I want you to be happy. You hired me because you wanted beautiful images. I will do what I can to achieve that. If we just can’t get any usable images and it means meeting on a different day, then we will do that with a small extra fee for my time – if it is not an error on my part. HOWEVER, if we go all the way through the session and we get the great images I expect, but during the reveal you say that you simply do not like the photos, that’s fine – you do not have to purchase any prints – I will not do a free reshoot – unless of course I messed up.
What is included in the final image?
The final image editing consists of color, contrast, depth, sharpness, dodging, burning and slight retouching noted below. Any in-depth retouching that you request will require an extra fee that we can discuss. Please note for your own peace of mind: the final photos you receive are photos that I would like to print if they were mine.
What kind of retouching is included?
I make faces clear of blemishes and scars. Extensive retouching will be discussed at your consultation.
I reserve the right to change these policies at any time. However, the policies in place at the time of your booking stand – or they will be discussed with you prior to your session for agreement.