What To Expect

My Mission

As a portrait photographer my mission is to celebrate family, celebrate life & celebrate love.

The Portrait Experience

First, we’ll meet for a portrait planning session to discuss your photography needs & inspiration. We will delve into what type of final product you want to help us determine the best portrait location for you & provide tips like what to wear. Together we will create a playful portrait experience suited to your family. It’s a laid-back meet & greet. You don’t have to bring anything but your checkbook. After we’ve talked, if you feel confident I’m the photographer for you then I do require the complete session fee at booking to reserve your date. We’ll also discuss the terms of the portrait contract to help eliminate confusion when you review & sign it on your own.

During the portrait session I’ll guide your family through posing & help you warm up to the camera. Having your portrait taken is only a chore if you make it into one. Let’s relax & have fun instead!

After your session, then I get to work! I will choose the best images from your shoot (I’ll get rid of any with you blinking or sneezing) & lightly edit them for your gallery. Don’t worry, I would never hold back a wonderful image from a client simply because we agreed on a certain number of images. If it’s a keeper it’ll be in your online gallery. People first!

An online sneak peek of a couple of my favorite portraits from your session will be available on Facebook or Instagram 1-2 weeks after your session. About 3 weeks after your session, I’ll post a blog highlighting some of the fun we had together with even more pictures from your session.

If you purchased a Private Preview Add-On, I will meet with you in person to reveal your portrait collection before any custom projects are designed. This usually takes place within 4 weeks after your portrait session.

You’ll receive a private link to your online CDP portrait gallery no later than 6 weeks after your photo shoot. From the online gallery, you can easily show off your portraits to family & friends via social media by clicking on “Share” & the gallery will prompt you towards Facebook, Twitter or Pinterest. (For social media sharing a small CDP watermark will be present & can not be cropped out. Editing or adding filters to final images is prohibited. Thanks!) You can order prints directly from your gallery & have them shipped to your door in this all-in-one gallery! Don’t forget to favorite the portraits you like best so I know which ones are special to you.

I’ll be with you every step of the way so lean back & have fun!

 

If you have any questions, please contact me at 512-653-7601.

*Portraits posted online will have a watermark of my logo on them for marketing purposes. Don’t worry, they won’t appear in any prints!