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Frequently Asked Questions for Photography
What primary photographic style do you identify with?
Contemporary, Photojournalism, Portraiture, Traditional / Posed
What do your packages include?
Albums, Custom Graphic Design, Digital Files, Flush Mount, High Resolution Images, Matted Prints, Negatives, Prints, Proof CD of All Images, Thank You Cards, Video Montage
Do you have liability insurance?
Do you offer special techniques such as hand-coloring or toning?
Do you have experience shooting in various lighting situations?
yes - over 15 years of experience
Is your media preference film or digital?
How many photographers do you work with?
Do you guarantee your presence at the actual event?
yes - all events are both of us - Paul & Tammy
Do you sometimes book yourself for more than one event in a day? Weekend?
sometimes more than one event in a weekend - but never in one day.
Do you have a replacement photographer in case you become unavailable on the day of the event?
yes - we have replacements if needed
What kind of equipment do you typically bring with you on the day-of?
Canon 1D, Canon Mark IV, Alien Bees Lighting, Canon stobe flash...
Do you bring back-up equipment to the event in case of malfunction?
yes - we have back up's
Do you charge hourly or full day?
Weddings are charged as full day
Are you available to shoot extra hours? If yes, how much do you charge for extra hours?
Yes - $100 per hour
What is your policy on taking breaks? If you require a meal break, do you require that the client provide your meal?
We generally eat at the same time the wedding party is eating. All of our brides and grooms in the past have provided us our meals.
Do you charge for travel?
Not within Iowa
How soon after the event are the proofs ready for viewing?
In what format are the initial proofs offered?
website and disc
How long can the client keep the proofs?
you own them! So forever!
Do you retain the copyright for the photos?
yes - we still have the copyright. But we give you a permission to print your own photos.
Do you reserve the right to publish the photos?
Do you provide the digital files and/or negatives (or copies of the negatives) to the client?
Yes - all of our packages include digital files
Will images be available for viewing online?
Yes - proofs are posted online where you can also purchase
What kind of albums do you offer?
Custom Flush Mount albums with leather, faux crocodile, metal and photographic covers.
When will the client get the final album?
Once the client approves the album design- the album should be back in 4-6 weeks.