Frequently Asked Questions

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_media_grid grid_id=”vc_gid:1497451369944-ffefb23d-045d-5″ include=”2424,2460,1913″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row el_position=”first”][vc_column][vc_toggle title=”What’s the consultation all about?” el_id=”1461359987862-3d6db165-9990″]The Consultation is a great way to get to know each other and talk about how the entire process goes.  We recommend coming into the studio to meet in person, but if time or distance is a factor then we can setup a phone/facetime appointment.  During the consultation we will discuss clothing, hair / makeup, location options, designate a specific meeting location, and answer any questions you might have. If it’s important to you or your parents to meet us in person, we’ll gladly arrange for an in-person consultation at our studio.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”What does the sitting fee cover?” el_id=”1461361785242-d43830d5-ffc6″]The sitting fee covers the photographers time, talent and covers the professional retouchers labor.  We also take care of delivering your yearbook photo to your school in the proper resolution and format.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Do you sell a DVD with all the images on it.” el_id=”1461362189157-37ab134f-5696″]No we don’t sell a DVD with ALL the files.  BUT we do sell digital files individually and offer discounts when purchasing more that one.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”What is meant by a digital file and how many pictures do it get?” el_id=”1461362385558-cd547e77-098d”]A single digital file is one image.  You are purchasing the legal copyright of that one image to make as many prints as you want and to share on social media sites.  The most valuable item we have as a studio to sell is the digital file.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”What should I wear/bring?” el_id=”1461360368862-6a17ec81-961b”]Your senior portrait sessions are all about you, if we are working in the studio BRING IT ALL!  Yes I mean bring everything, nothing makes us happier when we see a senior come in with so many different options.  We most likely wont use everything but it’s great to have options.  We also want you to bring accessories .. Hat’s, shoes, scarfs, sunglasses and anything else you can think of.    

If we are shooting outdoors, we recommend that you bring 3-4 wardrobe changes.  That way we can move quickly, because our outdoor sessions involve covering lots of traveling by foot.

 [/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Do you offer hair and makeup?” el_id=”1461360417323-03ba519e-ad96″]We do offer professional makeup for $50, but if your doing it yourself we recommend clean makeup application with added emphasis on lips and eyelashes, feel free to bring someone to help you if you wish.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”What can I expect during the photo session?” el_id=”1461360471573-fa65f3af-87d4″]On the day of your session, we will meet you at a designated location which will be discussed during the consultation.  Generally, a high school portrait session will last anywhere between 1-3 hours. We shoot in a deliberate, fast-paced but very relaxed style. We want to make sure you are always comfortable and looking your best. Our sessions are highly interactive and a lot of fun. Great photos do require a bit of work but you’ll have such a blast you won’t know where the time went![/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Should I bring my mom or dad to my session?” el_id=”1461360554060-dca4ec76-2f39″]We strongly recommend bringing them to the consultation.  Our philosophy on photo shoot day is that parents are welcome but not necessary.  We have found some clients relax more when their parents are not around.  If you choose not to bring them, we do strongly recommend bringing a friend or two to help you with clothing, make up and ect.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Can I bring a friend to my session?” el_id=”1461360859554-41ab912c-29ec”]Definitely. In fact, we have special deals if your friend wants pictures too! Ask us for details. Friends can often bring out the best smiles.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Will you reschedule for bad weather?” el_id=”1461360895733-a8aaf79e-2def”]Of course![/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Do you offer in-studio portraits?” el_id=”1461360920887-76d86b27-2727″]Absolutely![/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Proofing & ordering. How does it work?” el_id=”1461360937523-46ed2a05-03f8″]We schedule a time for you and your family to come into the studio view your images on the big screen, and order prints and other products.  You will usually be contacted within two weeks of your appointment to setup a time to view your photos.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Can I make my own reprints?” el_id=”1461360966382-476032d9-acd2″]You may make your own reprints if you purchase the digital negatives; otherwise reproduction of any image is a violation of Federal Copyright Law. Reprints are always available.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Do you offer retouching?” el_id=”1461361096153-c4e5efc2-bd41″]Yes. Minor retouching is included with every photo ordered, including the photos you select for your package. Special effects and cosmetic retouching is available at an additional cost.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Is there a minimum order amount?” el_id=”1461361001561-67cbcc4a-1c92″]Yes, we require a $375 minimum purchase in prints or products.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Can we do family and senior portraits at the same time?” el_id=”1461361160491-9f4a9ff0-2dd0″]Unfortunately no.  There is only a small amount of light available during your session and the time it takes to set up and take a few family photos will significantly eat into that time.  We do however offer 15% discount to clients want to have a family session during the same season.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”How do I get started?” el_id=”1461361136754-16f06da6-1170″]It’s easy! Just give us a call at 509 217 6453

Or use the form below.

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2 thoughts on “Frequently Asked Questions”

    1. Hi Emily

      The sitting fee $150 for one location and two hours of time. You can add a second location for an additional $50.

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