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Don’t think twice about engaging Miss Kaylee Bird! She is the sweetest, high-quality photographer I’ve met in my 30+ year career as a communications director. Our event was impromptu with 24 hours notice and on a very modest budget. she came through and brought more than anticipated! Her preparations were very thorough. She arrived ample time before the event and customized the need shots into the program. Turnaround time was less than 24 hours. all of the images are beautiful. Don’t take a chance on others because you don’t get a second opportunity for special events . Kaylee is your pro to pick.Sep 28, 2019VerifiedKaylee Bird Works's reply
Thank you so much for such a glowing review! I do hope you love your photobook and thank you for letting me be a part of your special day. It was wonderful!
Wedding and Event Photography
Kaylee was lovely to work with; fit right into my husbands 40th bday event and catered to all of our groups needs! Exactly what we wanted and needed to Capture all the special moments of the weekend, both candid and posed, she was fantastic to work with! Not to mention all the photos were so fast to be sent back, with all her editing. Her talents and knowledge of the area really solidified the experience! Would (and will) definitely hire her again and strongly recommend!Nov 3, 2019VerifiedKaylee Bird Works's reply
Thank you so much for your kind words, Stacey! I had so much fun with you and your husband and friends. It was like the moment we met you took me in as if you had known me forever. That kind of environment makes for such great photo opportunities! When everyone feel so comfortable the candids are usually golden. I sincerely hope everyone enjoys the photos. I’m glad that you appreciate the quick turn around time as well! I always find myself pushing to get the photos done quickly so my clients can have high quality images of their event soon after it’s over. An event being over is the hardest part! A favorite part of my job is having the ability to help you relive it right away so you can never feel like it ended! Love to you both, and I hope I get to take photos for your 40th, Stacey!
I've been on thumbtack before and ive hired a photographer etc.....and my results was terrible...but kaylee she went from detait to detail...in other words she knows exactly what you want and need she will go the extra mile to make your event comfortable. I highly recommend Kaylee💖Jul 21, 2018Verified
Wedding and Event Photography
Kaylee captured so many beautiful moments at my sons first birthday party! She is so trustworthy and amazingly talented. She fit right into the party freezing beautiful moments in time. I can’t wait to use her for our future events and I would absolutely recommend her to all my closest friends. All I can say is I’m extremely lucky to find her in this site! 5 stars!Nov 3, 2017Verified
Wedding and Event Photography
Hired Kaylee for a corporate photo shoot including food styling. Very happy with the results and highly recommend. Will hire her again for future projects.Nov 25, 2017VerifiedKaylee Bird Works's reply
I'm so happy that you were happy, and your level of professionalism was nothing more than inspiring. I'll be taking a page out of your book.
- What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?Typically I offer two types of packages, Basic and Premium, that contain standard fees that help begin the estimation process. The primary difference between the Basic and Premium package is that the Premium includes a pre-scheduled "tech scout" in which I will conduct initial research regarding the shoot and offer my professional opinion on how the shoot should be conducted. Clients appreciate this kind of package when they are unsure of what they want, aren't sure of what is feasible in the area, or are from out of town and want some examples of location ahead of time. In addition, going Premium also offers the client a more "unlimited" experience during the shoot and post production. While the number of shots expected is predetermined in our initial conversations if more spontaneous moments were to occur the client has the option to adjust the initial structure of the shoot. The remaining pricing is based on the number of images delivered at the end of the shoot. As an added bonus, all images will be delivered to both Basic and Premium package purchases in color and black and white.
- What is your typical process for working with a new customer?STEP ONE: Depending on how I first learn about the project, before pitching myself and my portfolio, I make sure I understand the exact nature of the shoot that's being solicited: What "type" of a shoot is it? Is it a headshot? A family portrait? A model? A boudoir? STEP TWO: Then I assess the "location" and what that "location" may require. Does it require lighting? Does it need a backdrop? Will it be outdoors? If so, what kind of lens should I use? STEP THREE: All of these are the questions I ask myself before sending off my portfolio, pitch, and quote to a customer. This way I've already formulated questions about their project and have a tailored response to anything client's question or concern. STEP FOUR: If we decide that we are the right match for each other I then ask the client for the specific look they are going for. The way this is done is through a vision board. This can be as simple as a few pictures that they like or want to recreate for their shoot. If the client does not have any ideas and is looking for a professional suggestion, I am at your service 100%. STEP FIVE: Upon confirmation of the look, date, and time of the shoot, the client is then delivered a contract via email for review and is typically asked to pay a small retainer fee to hold the day. STEP SIX: Is the "continued check-in" stage, when I will keep in touch on the date, time, style of the shoot and take note of any changes. This is all in preparation for... STEP SEVEN: "THE SHOOT" I will show up 30-45 minutes early for prep and stay for the allotted time stated in the contract. STEP EIGHT: "THE EDIT" I will do any post-production your photos may require while sending you "teaser" photos to see how they are coming. This is an important time for the client. This is when they are allowed to critique! STEP NINE: Digital negatives will be uploaded to a password protected drive online for clients to download from. If any printing services are needed, which I do not personally provide, I will walk the client through the printing process with some of the best and most frugal companies that I have come across. STEP TEN: Client provides Miss Kaylee Bird with 5 Star Review!
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