How would you describe your photography style and products?
Expression, emotion and connection are important elements in our imagery. We want each of our images to tell a story and to strike a chord with the viewer. We are a product based studio and have a beautiful gallery displaying all of our fine art products. We have custom designed innovative tabletop pieces and also create stunning albums with modern materials. Client also love our canvasses, acrylic wall pieces and framed enlargements. It gives us great pleasure to know that we are creating lasting images that will become part of a family’s history.
What products do you create and can we have the digital files?
We also understand our clients like to possess the digital files so for every order above $10,000 in product purchases, we will let our clients buy the files that have been retouched into a product.
What is the process?
Firstly, just be in touch and let us know your needs. We are happy to discuss your shoot and understand who you would like captured and the ages and interests of the people involved. Once we confirm wardrobe and style, then we book the shoot date. Every session takes approx. 1.5-2 hours. About 7-10 days after your photo session we will invite you back to our showroom to view your images on our large screen display and choose the images you would like to create into products.
Why can’t I just get the files and not the products?
In this digital age, for images to be truly remembered, we feel printing images and displaying them around the home or office, is important. We have many canvasses of our family around our house and always enjoy viewing these joyful images on the wall. This is different from opening a hard disk and look at an image on your computer screen or iPhone, once in awhile. We have chosen to not be a shoot and burn CD studio, because we pride ourselves on creating the most beautiful product that you can cherish for a whole lifetime. We have a large format archival printer and have strict quality control over the output of our images. Therefore every image that we create for you has been finely retouched and printed to perfection.
Do you provide outfits?
We store minimal props in our studio such as chairs, baskets, and some newborn and maternity wraps.
Should I bring snacks to the shoot?
If we are helping you with a children’s shoot please bring small bite sized snacks to give them energy throughout the shoot.
When is the best time to be photographed?
For kids, they grow so fast, so best time is now! We have great experience photographing children of all ages – from newborn babies, toddlers to teenagers and young adults. People of all ages love working with us and we bring a delightful and humorous energy into all of our shoots. We are also known for shooting families with multiple children, sometimes up to 5 kids. So much of the success of a shoot is attributed to a psychological awareness and understanding on how to get the best expressions and reactions from them.
CAN YOU EXPLAIN THE REASON WHY I SHOULD GET A CONTEMPORARY BEAUTY PORTRAIT?
For contemporary beauty portraits, we heard all the same objections – my weight, my hair, I’m so old, etc. But time is fleeting and its important to exist in photos, rather than being behind the camera or simply in smartphone pictures. Doing a Vanity Fair style beauty portrait session with us, may be one of the most exciting and important things you have ever done for yourself. Our makeup, hairstylist, photographers and lighting assistants will all collaborate together to make the process fun, enjoyable and efficient. While some people invest in handbags or watches, we feel that people should consider investing in a portrait session of them alone. Its a celebration of your life and we will make you feel comfortable, happy, and the images we capture will hopefully be the best versions you have ever seen of yourself.
Imagine decades from now, how much your children or relatives will thank you for making the effort and passing down something so precious to them.