Aprikot Studio (D.B.A Creative Shin Studio)
With the expertise of 13 years in photography business, Creative Shin’s photogrpahy services have gained recognition of its quality work from fashion and publishing industry.
Fashion and commercial photographer, Hyuna Shin, is a principle photographer and founder at Creative Shin Studio. She is an award winner of PDN and also Herald Advertising Photographer of The Year.
Hyuna oversaw growth of needs of Portrait photography and Creative Shin expanded portrait service with Aprikot Studio.
We are located in Meatpaking district of NYC. Convenient location and great ambience.
Her keen eye to understand and capture the subject is brilliant and impeccable.
Please visit our Instagram at : @Creative_Shin_Studio for commercial side of works and @aprikotstudio for portrait side
Frequently asked questions
What is your typical process for working with a new customer?
Phone, email or in person meeting in the studio whichever works out for clients. This process will hlep both the photographer and client to clarify and secure what should be done in order to execute great results. Booking date, category of photo session, rate and booking process will be discussed during the meeting or phone conversation, in order to help client to understand everything possible.
Official creative service agreement will be delivered to client to read and sign in order to fully execute photography session.
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
BS at Brooks Institution of Photography, Santa Barbara, CA
Do you have a standard pricing system for your services? If so, please share the details here.
Rate starts from $450 and it is about 45 min session for two images. We suggest clients to prepare at least two different outfits for variations. A client will choose images after the session ends. Post process/retouching work is included. Any extra images will have additional charge and it will be discussed separately. Images to be delivered in USB and if print is requested, we will suggest few vendors for prints.
Rate start from $750 and it take about an hour or a little over an hour. Two final images to be chosen and this rate includes post process/retouching work. We strongly suggest couple of different outfits for more varieties! Images to be delivered in USB and if print is requested, we will suggest fewr vendors for prints.
Aprikot loves kids photography session! Rate for an hour & half is $1,200 and finally selected images will be around 12~15 images. This will leave option for parents to decide whether they want to have album made for their precious ones. Parents love to have albums and we suggest it. We strongly recommend parents to prepare around 7~8 different looks for this session. Album price starts from $350 and up
If you are interested in us helping you to book/recommend hair and make up artist, please let us know upon time of your booking. Aprikot studio will happily help you finding ones. Even for kids photography session, especially girls, we have been noticing having makeup artist on set makes their experience much more fun and memorable as well!
What types of customers have you worked with?
Commercial fashion brands, designers and companies. Fashion magazines, life stylst magazines and beauty magazines for editorials. Individual portraits for Nina Garcia, Creative Director at Marie Claire, Bobby Brown, the founder and artist at Bobby Brown, Pierce Brosnan for advertising, Krisha Turner, a musician, Dafina Zeqiri, Alicia Minshew and etc.