Q. Describe the most common types of jobs you do for your clients.
A. Children, babies, families, senior graduates, weddings, events
Q. What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A. Really look at a photographers portfolio. There are a lot of photographers that do the standard poses, the standard color, black & white, sepia ect.
Than there are the photographers that create art. Photographs that are spectacular to look at. Photographs that make you feel as if you were there. Photographs that take your breadth away.
Remember, Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, so what is beautiful to you may not be to someone else. Choose the style you like, not a style because it is safe.
Q. If you were a customer, what do you wish you knew about your trade? Any inside secrets to share?
A. Not all photographers are the same. Most people can learn to run a manual camera however it is the talent of the photographer is where the art is created.
Q. What important information should buyers have thought through before seeking you out?
A. Nothing other than the fact that they want beautiful pictures taken to capture their special event and everything in between.....
Q. Why does your work stand out from others who do what you do?
A. I love to catch the unexpected angles, the unposed emotions, the reality of what makes that specific shoot special
Q. What do you like most about your job?
A. Creating artwork that my clients will cherish forever. Artwork that can be passed down to other generations.
Q. What do you wish customers knew about you or your profession?
A. That it takes years to create a style and a personality through photography.
Q. How did you decide to get in your line of work?
A. I have loved art since I can remember and I loved taking photos capturing moments in my life. After college I was in a high pressure career and after the birth of my daughter, some unexpected things, I quite my job to stay home with her. I continued to take pictures and was asked by many people if I would take photos of them so I thought, of course....photographer
Q. Tell us about a recent job you did that you are particularly proud of.
A. I just have to say that after each session, I LOVE the photos and they quickly become my favorite. Than on to the next. I will still go back to my favorites for each session.
Recently I shot a newborn that was only about 6 days old. She was squishy and beautiful. A perfect little bundle....
Q. Do you do any sort of continuing education to stay up on the latest developments in your field?
A. Absolutely! If I stop learning from others I would not be in this business.
Q. What are the latest developments in your field? Are there any exciting things coming in the next few years or decade that will change your line of business?
A. Obviously digital has changed the face of photography. On the horizon in the next few years I would say more sensitive digital cameras and lenses.
Q. Describe your most recent project, what it involved, how much it cost, and how long it took.
A. newborn shoot, it took three hours, I go to the new mother's home and set up all my stuff. It is perfect both baby and mom are at ease and I get beautiful photos.
Q. If you have a complicated pricing system for your service, please give all the details here.
A. I have a introductory rate of $75 on location, one hour session fee for the time and talent of the photographer. And than print prices
I have great referral programs
Q. If you were advising someone who wanted to get into your profession, what would you suggest?
A. Understand your camera like the back of your hand.
Q. Write your own question and answer it.
A. Why hire a professional photographer and not my friend with a really nice camera?
There are a lot of reasons, the main one is that a professional is just that, a professional. They will get the image that you want, they will capture what you want, they will do what they say they will do. You will get the talent and creation of art that you desire.