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WEDDINGS

Question How long will it take after my wedding to see my photos?
Answer We aim to have the web site up in 2 weeks, the flash drive usually is mailed within 3 weeks. Small weddings are delivered through Dropbox.
 
Question What are your payment options?
Answer We accept checks and cards; however, our brochure prices, with a card, are 3% higher.
 
Question Refunds available?
Answer For weddings, the retainer is non-refundable if we can not rebook the reserved date (exception for military weddings). Refunds on any card payment will be minus the non-refundable fees we paid to the card company.
 
Question Will I get the digital photo negatives?
Answer We will include the digital photo negatives.
 
Question How can I share my photos?
Answer On most weddings, we create a password-protected web site with SmugMug to share your photos with family and friends. This site is linked to a pro lab for your friends to buy photos.
 
Question How do I get photos?
Answer You have the copyright release for your photos and may print at your favorite lab. The files are corrected and cropped to a professional standard; however, the studio is not responsible for the quality of printing from anyone other than our studio's professional lab services.
 
Question How big are the files?
Answer The files are jpegs in a sRGB color space @ 300 dpi - large enough to print an 11x14 to 16x20. Our RAW files are not available.
 
Question Are my photos touched up?
Answer The photo files are color-corrected to a professional standard. Corrective Photoshop work (such as slimming) may be added; facial touch-up is included when we print albums.
 
Question Can I get wedding and parent albums?
Answer We offer custom albums with creative craftsmanship, handmade details and fashion-forward looks. Our Signature albums and Playbook albums are made with your choice of photos, cover details and materials.
 
Question Can I order an album later?
Answer You may order an album within a year of your wedding.
 
Question I don't want to be on any social media sites.
Answer We respect your privacy. Generally, we share with other vendors from your wedding. We have options available, so your photos will remain exclusively for your eyes only.
 
Question How do I reserve my date?
Answer Our small weddings, the retainer is 50% of package, the balance due 7 days before. Larger weddings, a $700 retainer secures the wedding date. 50% of the package price is due two months before the wedding. The balance is due 7 days before the wedding.
 
Question Contract?
Answer We always work with a contract.
 

PORTRAITS

Question What are your payment options?
Answer We accept checks and cards; however, our brochure prices, with a card, are 3% higher.
 
Question I don't want to be on any social media sites.
Answer We respect your privacy. We do have options available that allow your photos to remain exclusively for your eyes only.
 
Question Will I get the digital photo negatives?
Answer We will include the digital photo negatives that were used for your print order, keep them securely, and we discard after 5 years.
 
Question How do I get my digital photos from a Digital session?
Answer They are delivered through Dropbox.
 
Question How do I select the photos from a Printed Photo session?
Answer Your photo selection at our studio gives you the opportunity to see the best cropping, framing and display options for your photos. For our out-of-town clients, we offer web proof posting for an agreed number of days.
 
Question Refunds available?
Answer Refunds on any card payment will be minus the non-refundable fees we paid to the card company.
 
Question How do I make an appointment?
Answer

Call the studio, (760) 872-2345, so we have the opportunity to hear your ideas for your photo session and then we can suggest locations, clothing and make an appointment at the best time for everyone.

To secure an appointment, payment is required, 3% has been added for card payments. You may reschedule up to 24 hours prior to your appointment time.

     
   
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80 Running Iron Road
Bishop, California
93514
760.872.2345
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