Frequently Asked Questions for Photography
What primary photographic style do you identify with?
What do your packages include?
Albums, Custom Graphic Design, Digital Files, Flush Mount, High Resolution Images, Matted Prints, Prints, Thank You Cards
Do you have liability insurance?
Do you offer special techniques such as hand-coloring or toning?
We offer fine art albums and prints.
Do you have experience shooting in various lighting situations?
We can handle ANY lighting situation.
Is your media preference film or digital?
We are completely digital now but, come from a film background.
How many photographers do you work with?
Do you guarantee your presence at the actual event?
Yes, if you are contracted with us we are present unless a tragic accident should occur, which has never happened.
Do you sometimes book yourself for more than one event in a day? Weekend?
Yes, we do several weddings on weekends. Especaially holiday weekends. Rarely do we do more then one wedding a day.
Do you have a replacement photographer in case you become unavailable on the day of the event?
What kind of equipment do you typically bring with you on the day-of?
We use all Canon equipment with a complete set of back-up equipment if needed.
Do you bring back-up equipment to the event in case of malfunction?
Do you charge hourly or full day?
We have packages that include lots of goodies and a la carte where you can build your own package.
Are you available to shoot extra hours? If yes, how much do you charge for extra hours?
We are available for extra hours if needed.
What is your policy on taking breaks? If you require a meal break, do you require that the client provide your meal?
We only break when the wedding party is eating.
Do you charge for travel?
Not within the frontrange area. But, our travel expenses must be paid for destination weddings.
How soon after the event are the proofs ready for viewing?
We don't give "proofs" We color correct and crop every image. Our usual turn around time is two weeks but, it varies on the time of year.
In what format are the initial proofs offered?
All photos are posted online as well as we give a CD with a license to print allowing our clients to print from. Some of our packages include a full set of 4x6 professional prints.
How long can the client keep the proofs?
Do you retain the copyright for the photos?
This question is misleading. All photographers retain copyright of their photographs. Without it we would not be able to use that photo ever again in our advertising or on our website. What you get is a license allowing you to print from the CD for your personal use.
Do you reserve the right to publish the photos?
Do you provide the digital files and/or negatives (or copies of the negatives) to the client?
Will images be available for viewing online?
What kind of albums do you offer?
Graphistudio, La Vie, Pictobook, and Asukabook
When will the client get the final album?
It depends on the album company. They all have different turn around times as well as the time of year you return your list of photos you would like in your album.
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