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Family Portrait Photography - 2019
IN STUDIO FAMILY PHOTOS
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I booked Don for a hindu wedding ceremony and also for a mehendi party. He was outstanding - he was friendly( great interactions with my family- they felt as though he was a friend). He captured all the main events and got some great family portrait's. It was a pleasure to have him at my events and his pictures were beautiful. He is also very lenient with his time. It is great hiring someone who has a passion for photography and truly enjoys what they are doing. I would highly recommend him for any event.Apr 20, 2015Verified
Don was great to work with. He was able to get me in on short notice and send me finished photo in 24 hours from the time I set up appointment. Great customer service and great quality for a vary reasonable price. I hate getting my picture taken, but Don made me comfortable in front of the camera.Aug 22, 2019Verified
Don was great! He had great ideas, a lot of experience and was very easy to work with! I highly recommend to use him for any photographer needs!! He responded quickly and was easy to schedule with! We will definitely hire him again!Nov 20, 2019Verified
Spectacular! My experience with Don was Amazing! He has certainly proven himself to be in the industry for a long time. He had great ideas, and knew exactly how to take shots from a variety of angles. my very 1st and memorable photography experience! Oh and you will adore his dog too!Apr 25, 2019Verified
Don is the best! I absolutely hate having my photograph taken but needed a professional shot. Don was extremely patient with me and his warm personality will put you at ease. He has a great eye and excellent editing skills. I would highly recommend him.Apr 10, 2019Verified
- What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?HEADSHOTS AND PORTRAITS - IF DONE IN STUDIO OR AROUND CHANDLER ARE: 1 Edited Photo - $60. 2 Edited Photos - $90. 3 Edited Photos - $110. 4 Edited Photos - $130. 5 Edited Photos - $150. ADDITIONAL EDITED PHOTOS ABOVE "5" ARE $20/EACH. THERE IS AN ADDITIONAL TRAVEL CHARGE IF SHOOT IS NOT IN CHANDLER, BILLED AT $1 PER MILE, CHARGED ONE WAY, NOT ROUND TRIP. CORPORATE HEADSHOTS DONE AT CLIENT'S OFFICE HAVE A "10" EDITED PHOTO MINIMUM. A PHOTO STUDIO IS SET UP AT CLIENT'S OFFICE. HEADSHOTS ARE BILLED AT $30 EACH EDITED PHOTO. ABOVE LISTED TRAVEL CHARGES APPLY.
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?I've been a photographer and artist since I was in grade school. I've been a professional studio and event photographer since 1990.
- How did you get started doing this type of work?Back in the 1980's, I started selling computer photography equipment for a company in NYC. After a couple of years I bought my own computer photography set-up, and started doing "Photo-Favors" at parties around the NYC Metropolitan area. I would take pictures of guests at parties and putting them into assorted frames, key chains, magnets, etc., for the guests to take home as a favor from the party. I also did many school and corporate events. My company was known as "The Party Animalz", and I had several crews of people working for me, and we did multiple parties every weekend around the Metropolitan area. Many clients liked my photos so much, they started asking if I did studio photography, because they wanted to hire me. In 1990 I took the plunge, and added studio and event photography to my business, and so "Don Laurence Photography" was born.