Keith Photography LLC

Keith Photography LLC

4.8 (13)
1 employee
14 years in business

About this pro

Quality, quantity, reliability, and flexibility.

My name is Carter and we work with you all the way to explore all the possibilities and creative options my studio has to offer. We are passionate about photography and it shows.

I always meet with a client at their location to go over their needs and expectations, and to present ideas and options. But most importantly, to get to know each other. We work to educate our clients about the possibilities that they might not be aware of, and pitfalls to avoid, and yet listen to understand their goals. We want to get to know you and build your trust in us.

My photographs have won numerous awards. I was just notified by Viewbug that one of my photographs won 19 peer awards, and I have an overall rank in the top 10% of the thousands of other photographers posting at an international contest site. I have also received the Wedding Wire's Couples Choice award for 2018, Thumbtack's best of 2016, and enjoy a 4.8 Star rating plus Fash's best of 2019 and 2020.

We offer packages, but we can custom fit the plan to suit the client and then determine a fee. And, there are no limits on the time spent or the number of photos taken!

Our clients always get all their carefully edited and processed digital photographs in high definition along with smaller files for use on social media. We also offer photo books, DVDs, and large prints.

An online service is used to allow you to invite friends and relatives to see your digital photographs. In addition, all clients get their photos on an "M Disk". M stands for Millennium. These DVDs will last for centuries! Wow! Finally, there are available videos and slideshows with music.

And, we never stop learning.

I'm a social animal and for over 10 years I've worked with, and for, my clients to create exciting and timeless images that they will cherish forever. I use both traditional and creative approaches in all my photography and pay close attention to even little details.

Keith Photography is also on Facebook as am I.

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Credentials

Indianapolis, IN 46205
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13 Reviews

4.8

  • Jakub Mitik

    great photographer

  • Ted Gibson

    Carter is an excellent photographer with a real "eye" for making any shoot really special!

  • Sarah Larkin

    Fabulous photography! Keith photography creates beautiful photos with a keen eye and lots of creativity. He captures all the special moments that provide memories for a lifetime. Great photographer!

  • Andrew Boruff

    My wife and I used him for our special wedding day!! He made this stressful day fun and exciting. He captured all the special moments plus more!! He went above the expectations we had for a wedding photographer. We was hands down the best person for the job. Plus we made a life long friend with him as well!!! Thank you so much for being you. You are such a amazing person and photographer!!!


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FAQs


What is your typical process for working with a new customer?

1. I first meet personally with my clients to understand their needs, and show what I can offer through sample prints and a digital presentation. I also offer advice on what they can do to help make the shoot successful. And what not to do. But most importantly is to build trust and get to know each other.

2. Secure all needed contact and venue information as applicable.

3. Develop a plan and implement it.

4. Agree on products and prices for my services. I usually use a flat fee rather than by the hour. Nobody has to watch the clock.

4. Have them select which products they want containing their photographs.

5. I offer digital files via thumb drives, Email transfer, DVDs, archival M Disks, prints, and online viewing by the client and their friends and relatives. I also offer hardcover photo books in various sizes with dust covers.

6. Execute a contract and a release.

7. Stay in contact with the client up to, and through, the assignment. We also visit the venue site in advance, when appropriate, and take notes and shoot pictues to study.


What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

Ball State University-Photography, Indianapolis Camera Club, Indiana University-BA degree in Psychology, and the Digital Photography School. I also belong to several photography education and advisory services.


Do you have a standard pricing system for your services? If so, please share the details here.

Yes. It is a flat rate gauged on the length of the event, complexity, and products desired. For weddings we have three packages to select or create a customized package it they prefer. Prices range from $350.00 to $2,500 depending on the assignment and other factors.

I do not require full payment upfront. Only a 25% non-refundable deposit is required with the balance due when the client's photographs are ready. I invoice via secure PayPal through which you can use a credit, debit card or electonic check. 

More informtion is available at my studio website: https://www.keithphotographyLLC.com.


How did you get started in this business?

From early on in my own darkroom and from my general love for photography as an art and a science. Plus a passion to photograph people doing the usual and unusal.


What types of customers have you worked with?

Weddings and receptions, engaged couples, family portraits, individual portraits, models, Prom, Girls 1st Communion, Trash the Dress for various outfits, and more. Also, those seeking not only the traditional approach but wish to push the envelope and have fun getting creative.


Describe a recent event you are fond of.

Photoraphing several models in order to enrich their portfolios. This was a large studio. Also, doing a Bridal Trash the Dress shoot with a bride and her flower girl. It was awesome and they loved all of it. A video was produced as well. Of course this was before the pandemic.


What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a pro in your area of expertise?

Gage their level of expertise. Photographs pretty much say it all so take a look first. And be aware of the "bottom feeders" who will undercut a pro in price and yet fail to delever a quality product. For weddings, you can't go back and do it over. You would be stuck with mediocre photographs forever.

Ask what products are available. I offer digital files, DVDs, flash drives, archival DVD-M Disks, prints, and on-line viewing by the client and their friends and relatives. I also offer hard cover photo-books in various sizes with dust covers.

Check the wording in reviews they have received. Stars are just a summary.


What questions should customers think through before talking to pros about their needs?

Try and get a clear picture of what you are expecting. Determine the validity of their work and ask for examples. Also, what kind of relationship you wish to establish with the pro. Will they be easy to get along with, and how do they go about photographing various types of events. For example, do they use a flash during a wedding ceremony? They shouldn't if all possible.