Let the planning begin at your Introductory Consultation
The first step into your portrait experience is to come into my studio for a complimentary consultation or via zoom. I'll discuss any inhibitions or questions you may have for your portraits and your experience. We will plan your session, talk camera & poses, wardrobe, and makeup and hair. As well as looking through my range of heirloom quality products. You don't need to choose your products today, but it certainly helps me know how to shoot if I know what products you are most interested in. Your creation (experience) fee is due upon booking & necessary to secure your date.
Preparing for your portraits
After you book your portrait session you will gain access to my preparation guides. Included in the guides are the different types of outfits, posing, and personal portrait style that intrests you, suggested personal grooming timeline & more. I will also require you to fill out a questionnaire so I can give you the best experience possible. I will create a Pinterest Board especially for you & encourage you to share images, hairstyles, makeup, and accessories etc within that board. I am also available to chat if you have any further questions or require advice.
The day of your portraits:
If you choose to have the Ultimate Portrait Experience, you will be looked after by our lovely hair and makeup girls. They will work their magic. Your makeup artist then stays on as assistant to help with any touch ups, brush your hair and much more. Makeup and hair is optional, but a great addition to any professional portraits.
Learn how to embrace your body at your portrait session
Once your hair and makeup is complete, then we will get you dressed into your first outfit of choice.
You will be guided into each and every pose that is chosen for you to compliment your body & style but you are absolutely free and encouraged to embrace the moment. I won't ask anything of you that I wouldn't do myself & we will only ever go at your speed and comfort level.
Behind the scenes and editing
We work on your images independently, our editing style is true skin tone and true colors with a vintage image thrown in here and there. I do not alter your body shape, we love you just the way you are and that means all of you. We do a skin tone, color enhancement, and blemish or skin perfecting, and light skin smoothing.
Fall in love with your body at your Reveal & Ordering Appointment:
You will be invited back to the studio for your reveal or a online ordering and reveal appointment within a week. This is the best part. You get to see yourself in an entirely different light than ever before. You may cry, you may laugh and you will get a big dose of self confidence.
After you view the final images, we then get to decide what products will suit your session & home best. A deposit of 10% is required before ordering any products & the remaining can be placed on a payment plan if required. I accept major credit cards.
Creating your products
Once I have your product order, the process is far from over. I work tirelessly and meticulously on creating your album, wall art or Portrait box designs to make sure they are 100% perfect before sending them to the professional fine art printers.
Approximately 4-6 weeks after your reveal, your products will arrive. They will then be beautifully presented to you upon pickup if your local or shipped to you if your out of town.
If you have opted for a payment plan, any outstanding balances are due on delivery.