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Frequently Asked Questions


HOW DO WE BOOK OUR SESSION:

All it takes to begin the booking process is to contact the studio so we can look for a date and time that fits your schedule.

Using either the  "contact the studio" tab at the top of the page or the form at the bottom of this page will put you in touch we the studio.

Once a date and time are selected and the session fee is received you are booked!

We look forward to hearing from you.

Let's start the process of telling your story!

 

 

WHAT TIME OF DAY IS BEST FOR OUR SESSION :

Anytime of the day is a possibility. We work hard at making the session stress free and relaxed.

If you are bringing children here are my tips on things to consider to make the session optimal for the younger clients.

Schedule sessions when children are fed,napped and at their happiest during the day.

Once a child has had enough it is hard to revive a 2 year old when they are hungry or ready for a nap.

Morning light as well as early evening light is always a great time to consider being outside on location.

Should the weather take a turn for the worse which happens often in Michigan the studio is at our disposal so the show can go on irregardless of inclement weather.

 

 

WHAT SHOULD WE WEAR : 

To help you in planning your wardrobe for the session we will use the consultation appointment to discuss how you want to be photographed.

We will offer our suggestions on wardrobe pieces that will photograph well for your images.

You are not alone as you navigate through the portrait process. We are here to help!

 

 

DO YOU OFFER NEWBORN SESSIONS :

Yes we love newborn babies and we also have learned that their arrival can be unpredictable.

We love to hear from you before the baby arrives so we can be prepared for the possible session date.

Photographing newborns is a special time for your family, having an idea of when the baby will arrive will give us time to prepare for the session.

The goal for us is to make this a stress free experience while you watch your little one be photographed. 

I look forward to meeting with you before you deliver so we are ready for your sweet baby.

 

 

WHAT HAPPENS AFTER OUR SESSION:

After your session we will schedule a time to meet back at the studio to view your images and place your order.

It is during this time that you will be able to view your images and create your final order from the images.

You purchase the images you love in the medium that will meet your needs. Whether you love wall art for your home,smaller prints for gift giving or a lasting treasure such as an session album we have you covered.

We also offer our clients several collections crafted to include a variety of printed art with the corresponding digital files.

Your story deserves to be told your way.

 

 

WHAT IF I NEED TO RESCHEDULE : 

We understand that life can throw curve balls. A paid session fee is transferable if rescheduled due to illness or weather.

Rescheduling is done complimentary for the first request. Further request to reschedule will incur a 50 dollar rescheduling fee to be paid prior to photographing the session.

No-shows for a session are non transferable/non refundable under any circumstance.

 

 

WHAT TYPE OF PAYMENTS DO YOU ACCEPT:

We accept all credit cards ,bank transfers or cash for the session fee and your final order.

Payment plans are available for your final order. We take care to offer flexibility with the payment plans so you invest in what you love.

No product,proofs,prints or digital files are released until the final payment is received in full.

 

 

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WHY DO YOU PHOTOGRAPH PEOPLE?

I think if you read this far you deserve to know why I do what I do.

Why do I photograph and create images for my clients?

Personally I have encountered the power of having a photograph that moves you to tears because it is a picture of someone you loved.

I want to create a collection of images that will be a testament of who you are in 2018 revealed in beautiful images.

In this digital age let's break the mode and invest the time to create a gallery of images that can be printed, admired and cherished for a lifetime.

I look forward to talking with you soon!

 

                                                           Cathy