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What’s the best way to set up a consultation or an appointment with a photographer during the COVID-19 pandemic?

The best way to set up an appointment or a consultation with a photographer near you during the COVID-19 pandemic is by conducting an online search. Start by scheduling a call with the photographer. If possible, it may be better to use a video call service so that the photographer can get an idea of the site location. Take this opportunity to discuss safety measures you can take during this time, as well as whether it’s safe to complete the project now or simply postpone it.

Does a photographer need to enter my home?

There are many situations in which a photographer does not need to enter your home. It’s not uncommon for people to prefer to have their pictures taken outdoors. If you're hiring a photographer, maintain safe distances, avoid being in the same room, sanitize all involved surfaces and conduct payment using digital platforms. You can discuss strategies as you complete your search for local photographers.

How can I find out if a photographer is considered an essential COVID-19 service provider?

Consult your city or state’s government websites, which typically have information on which services are deemed essential during the pandemic. 

For national information, visit CISA’s page on Identifying Critical Infrastructure During COVID-19. Here, you can find 16 different types of essential infrastructure sectors that can continue operating unimpeded during the pandemic. But some, not all, jurisdictions follow CISA’s definitions of critical infrastructure.

Do photographers offer remote or virtual services?

Photography happens in person, but photographers may be able to offer other remote services safely during the COVID-19 pandemic. For example, they may be able to offer editing and other post-processing services. 

If you see that a photographer is offering remote services in their profile, contact them and ask what those services include.

Can I use digital payments to pay for wedding and event photography services?

As digital forms of payment and money transfer are becoming more popular, wedding and event photographers are likely to use digital services. These include PayPal, Zelle, Google Pay, Venmo, Square Cash and more. As you search online for local wedding and event photographers, ask them if they accept digital payments and, if so, which ones you can use. And make sure to have a strategy in place for safe social distancing.

Do you tip a photographer for family photos?

Tipping a photographer for family portraits is not standard etiquette. A great way to recognize a family photographer who goes above and beyond is to write them a glowing review. You probably found your photographer by reading online reviews, so paying it forward by letting everyone know how much you appreciate their work is a great gift. Write your review after they have delivered the final edited photos on time and you’ve confirmed that you’re happy with the terrific portraits they took.

How much does a baby photography cost?

Portrait photography provides parents with lasting images of the first whirlwind months of a newborn’s life. The cost varies based on several factors, including the length and location of the session, the number of photos provided, and the amount of editing and retouching the photographer does. The national average cost for baby photos is $150-$200. Some baby photographers charge by the number of photos provided, typically ranging from an average of $299 for 20 high-resolution edited photos, to an average of $399 for 35 photos, to $499 for all of the images taken in a single session. Props and location affect the cost, too; an elaborate studio shoot with props and professional lighting may increase the cost to $600-$700 for 20-50 photos. Adding a second location or asking the photographer to travel can add $70-$250 to the cost of the session. Photographers may also charge extra fees for providing additional photos and DVDs, scheduling weekend sessions, and shooting siblings. Expect to pay at least a $50 deposit when you book a portrait photography session.

Where is the best place to take baby pictures?

Baby pictures are among the most popular types of portrait photography, and most newborn photographers are well versed in the best places to take baby pictures in their local areas. Some newborn photographers will come to the hospital to shoot the baby within a day or two of birth, while others have set up their studios to accommodate the needs of infants. Some parents prefer to have the newborn photographer come to their home or travel to a favorite park or other outdoor location. Like any portrait photography, the best place to take baby pictures is the place you like best and that will yield the types of photos you want of your baby, whether that’s posed and carefully lit studio portraits or spontaneous, casual photos at home. Work with a local newborn photographer to find a safe, calm location with great lighting and some privacy for your family.

When should you take newborn photos?

Few styles of portrait photography are as tricky as newborn photos — the unpredictable infant is always in charge! The best way to ensure a successful photo shoot is to work with a local newborn photographer within the first two weeks of the baby’s life. Some photographers even work with hospitals to offer newborn sessions within a day of the baby’s birth. But newborn photographers usually recommend scheduling a shoot during the baby’s first two weeks of life, while the baby is still sleepy and relatively cooperative, especially for posed or studio shots. During this time, babies are easier to swaddle in blankets and dress in hats or headbands, and, because they often nap or nurse, can be staged with various props or be cuddled by their parents. For casual photos, most newborn photographers recommend shooting within the first six weeks of a baby’s life. Lifestyle portrait photography is more flexible and doesn’t require the baby to cooperate with multiple poses or props.

Reviews for North Miami Beach professional photographers
Justin D.
Gabriela was professional, flexible, and did a fantastic job on our engagement photos.
Gaby Perez PhotographyGaby Perez Photography
Joselynn S.
Sunny was amazing to work with. She was very responsive and exceeded all of my expectations. She did every single pose that I wanted to do and was okay with going incognito for this surprise proposal. Everything was done professionally and we were able to get the photos quickly. They were so good that the couple will not be doing any “engagement” photos! Worth every single penny!
Sunny Payne PhotographySunny Payne Photography
Thumbtack Customer
Michael did a great job capturing our wedding memories. He was prompt, professional, and within a few days uploaded all of our photos. We would definitely use him again for other family events.
Ohana FotoOhana Foto
Tatiana S.
Best photographer in miami hands down!! Very professional and is extremely easy to work with!! he helped me a lot in my shoot and gave me amazing ideas to make the shoot better. The pictures came out amazing!!! Highly recommend !!!
Gustavo TrujilloGustavo Trujillo
Thumbtack Customer
I hired Colette to take some headshots/portraits of me and my food, as I am a chef and will be needing publicity photos to promote my upcoming restaurant opening, and...I'M SO GLAD THAT I DID! :D Colette went above and beyond what I had originally asked of her. We had initially agreed upon a 2hr shoot, but because of complications and the nature of cooking dishes for a tasting with consultants and a photographer, the shoot turned into a 6hr ordeal and she handled it like a pro! She did not complain and gave every shot her all. Every photo was amazing and her creativity was a godsend! She captured amazing shots of my dishes and of myself. She even got some great shots of my hubby and I and of my consultants without us even requesting any. She was also helpful in directing me during the shoot, as often times I didn't know how to pose. I'm a cook not a model LoL I truly appreciated her help! She also remained professional throughout and had a vibrant, fun, and energetic personality that made everyone feel comfortable and at ease the entire process. Colette also helped set up my dishes with a limited amount of props, and that was no easy feet! lol Her creativity knew no bounds! I cannot even express how happy I am that I chose Colette as our photographer. On that note, I read this one negative review below and just could not believe this person was talking about the same photographer that I had the sincere pleasure of working with. I guess you can't please everybody, but I think that Colette's work speaks for itself. I highly recommend her skills and amazing talent to anyone searching for a photographer that offers fair prices and delivers results that exceed expectations. Again, THANK YOU COLETTE!! :D
The Picture Producer LLCThe Picture Producer LLC
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