Family FAQ

Where are you location & where do you shoot?

A.I am located in Mackinaw City, MI and shoot without travel fees anywhere within 50 miles of MC.
Together we will pick a location that best fits the style and ideas you're looking for for your session.

Do I only get ## portraits in my collection?

A.Let's say you picked the standard family collection - you get 20 digital portraits to download. However, your gallery will include far more for you to pick your 20 favorite images from.

If you decide you want more than the 20, you'll be able to purchase additional digitals at that time.

What all is included in my session?

A.ALL sessions include:
• any pre-session consults & planning
• location(s) of your choice
• # of digital portraits specified in • your collection with a personal print release
• password protected online gallery for you to view and/or share with friends/family

What happens if the weather doesn't cooperate?

A.In the event of unfavorable weather, we will reschedule for a better day.

However, just because it's not sunny and 75 doesn't mean the we have to cancel. Foggy, cloudy and light sprinkling can make for spectacular portraits!

What if my child doesn't cooperate?

A.Worry not! I'd be shocked if a child immediately took to a stranger all up in their face with a giant camera!
I will start slow, introduce myself as a friend and we'll get comfortable with each other.
Also, I'm not above a little bribery if you aren't! If this is a concern you have, let me know what the child would enjoy, and I'll bring it along.'

Keep in mind, sessions aren't meant to be neat, crisp and perfectly posed, at least not mine. The candid moments are spectacular too and you'll light up when you see that little face with a giant smile running toward the camera.

What is the difference between "minimal" & "stylized" sessions?

A.The primary difference is the amount of detail and special props in your set.
For example if you want a baseball theme, we're good to go. If you want a certain team/style with a lot of details, props, etc. then it would be stylized.

Do you accept payments?

A.Yes. I require a 25% retainer at booking to reserve your date, and the remaining balance is due the day before your session.
We can make a payment plan to work out the remaining balance leading up that works for you.

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