While most photographers fixate on buying the best equipment and posing their clients to recreate a certain emotion, I deliver memories that take you back to the time your best friend told you a joke that almost made you spit your water out, or the time you were getting ready before your big day.
The fulfilling journey of being able to emboss priceless memories, for someone who can relive a moment, again and again.
He explained his vision, in terms of pose and lighting, clearly which made it easier for me to execute. He is very creative and strives to capture little details in a beautiful manner.
Establishing a friendly yet professional bond with my clients is key to our workflow. I usually initiate the conversation by inquiring about my client, and getting to know them better.
Once I understand the emotions and setting my client wants for their shots, I decide on a number of locations and share them, before narrowing down to one or two spots.
My typical workflow, once at the spot, usually depends on how confident my client is with posing, which I assist them with if they are new.
Post production for all the shots depends heavily on the volume captured, and is sent to the client digitally via Google Drive.
I started out as a curious teenager, wanting to learn about cameras, which quickly led me to professionals in my field who I could learn from face to face. Although I do not have a certification of any kind, visual art, like photography, depends heavily on what the outcomes look like rather than certifications a person has on paper.
I keep pricing simple and hassle-free, by charging hourly and for any distance I travel past 15 miles. I have a standard fee of $100/hr, and an additional $1 for every mile I travel over 15 miles to and fro from our spot.
I started out as a curious teenager wantong to learn about cameras, which quickly led me to other photographers, and eventually, clients who would pay me for photographing them.
I have worked with a diverse group of individuals, from 2 month old babies to seniors in all sorts of settings, both indoors and outdoors.
Always do your research in advance by sorting through various portfolios. Make sure you read the photographer's contract carefully before signing it. And finally, trust your photographer if you have done both steps mentioned above! A vote of confidence can really motivate your photographer to go above and beyond in capturing your memories.