ANSWERS TO YOUR PHOTOGRAPHY QUESTIONS
Don’t know where to begin ? Don’t know how the process works? That’s OK, I’m here to help. Here I have compiled some of the more frequently asked questions people have before booking a shoot however, if you have any other questions at all that aren’t covered here, feel free to contact me
Q1: What is the difference between personal and business branding photography?
A:Personal branding photography focuses on capturing an individual's personality and story, while business branding photography showcases a company's identity, products, and culture.
Q2: How long does a typical branding session last?
A: 2-4 hrs
Q3: What should I wear for my branding shoot ?
A: It’s important to wear something that makes you feel confident and accurately represents your personal brand or profession. Solid colors generally work best, and it's advisable to avoid patterns that can be distracting.
Q4: Where will the photo shoot take place?
A: I offer both studio and on-location services. The location depends on your preference, the style you are going for, and the purpose of the photos. We can discuss this during the pre-shoot consultation.
Q5: How long will it take to receive my photos after the session?
A: I aim to deliver your final, edited photos within 2-3 weeks after your session. However, this timeline may vary depending on the number of photos, the level of editing required, and my current workload. I will give you a more accurate timeline after the shoot.
Q6: Do you offer retouching services?
A: Yes, all my photography packages include professional retouching. This typically involves color correction, light adjustment, and removal of minor blemishes. However, I strive to keep you looking natural and true to yourself.
Q7: Can I use these photos for my social media and professional platforms?
A: Absolutely! The photos we create can be used for a variety of purposes, including social media, your website, or professional platforms like LinkedIn. I just ask that you credit me as the photographer when you use them.
Q8: How do I book a photo session with you?
A: You can book a session by contacting me via email or phone. We can then discuss your needs and preferences, the pricing, and schedule a suitable date and time for the session.
Q9: How much time will we have during our photo shoot?
A: Typically, portrait or headshot sessions last between 1 to 2 hours. However, I'm flexible and we can extend the time if needed to ensure you're happy with the variety of shots we get.
Q10: Do you have parking available?
A: Yes, there is ample free parking available near my studio. If we are shooting on location, I will provide you with details regarding parking options there.
Q11: Do you have any props for the photo shoot?
A: I have a selection of props available, but it's always a good idea to bring any specific props you'd like to use, especially if they help convey your personality or profession.
Q12: What about hair and makeup?
A: Hair and makeup are not included in the photography package. However, I can recommend professional hair and makeup artists who we can arrange to have on-site for your shoot.
Q13: What do I do with my hands?
A: Posing can be tricky, especially figuring out what to do with your hands. Don't worry, I will guide you through different poses and we'll find what works best and feels most natural for you.
Q14: Is it a problem if I wear glasses?
A: Not at all! Glasses can be a part of your personal or professional image. I have experience in working with lighting to reduce glare and reflection on glasses.
Q15: If I want to select additional images for editing, how do I pay for them?
A: Additional images beyond the ones included in your package can be purchased individually. The payment can be made via credit card, bank transfer, or through an online payment platform.
Q16: What is your policy on deposits?
A: A 50% deposit is required to secure your booking. The remaining balance is due on the day of the shoot. If you need to cancel or reschedule, the deposit can be applied to a future session.
Q17: What are proofs, and how do I make my final selections for editing?
A: Proofs are lightly edited versions of all the photos taken during your session. You'll receive an online gallery of these proofs from which you can select your final images for detailed retouching and editing.
Q18: How do I receive my final images?
A: Your final, retouched images will be provided via a secure online gallery, where you can download them in high resolution. If you need a different delivery method, please let me know.
Q19: What if I need to cancel or reschedule my photo shoot?
A: If you need to cancel or reschedule, please provide at least 48 hours notice. Your deposit can be applied to a rescheduled session. If cancellation occurs within 48 hours of the shoot, the deposit may be forfeited.
Q20: How much do the branding sessions cost ?
The investment for branding shoots or sessions varie based on individual needs and preferences. Every client has unique requirements, and we believe in tailoring our services to perfectly match your vision. To provide you with accurate pricing and a personalized package, I invite you to get in touch with me so we can discuss your specific needs in detail. However, I'm pleased to share that our sessions start at an investment of $2,500. I look forward to crafting a package that aligns perfectly with your branding goals.