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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 Winter Springs professional photographers
Thumbtack Customer
Page was super friendly from the moment we met her on picture day to the very end of our session. This was our first time taking professional photos and she made it fun by making us laugh and keeping the mood light all while capturing the moments we were looking for. Unlike other photographers she was very quick with giving us access to our photos and is ready and willing to help with any questions you may have. I would definitely recommend Page for any photo needs!
Page Hope PhotographyPage Hope Photography
Thumbtack Customer
Mary was a pleasure to work with and was very prompt in answering my messages. She was also great at clarifying what I was getting for my money. I have not printed any of the photos yet, but online my favorite 20 or so photos are super. For most of her photos, the lighting quality was superb. I have a keen eye for photography, so I noticed that a lot of the photos could have been edited more professionally. If she has Photoshop or better, she could have removed some annoying street signs and trash cans that were in our backgrounds. Some of the photos could have been cropped a little bit differently to make them more pleasing to the eye. I would certainly use Mary again because she is awesome, flexible, relaxed, prompt, and professional. I would just ask her if she could concentrate a bit more on editing and share some examples so she could see what I was seeing.
Mary Fosky Photography LLCMary Fosky Photography LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Great experience, very happy with the photos. Page is very professional, made me feel comfortable during the shoot, and she listen and answer my questions. I got there feeling a little nervous, first photo shoot ever for portraits, left smiling and had a great time . Page and her assistant were great.
Page Hope PhotographyPage Hope Photography
Missy S.
Iriana with ICH Expression Photography was professional, patient and very talented. Their studio is very cute and they provided all the props for my newborn. The pictures turned out beautiful. I highly recommend ICH Expression and looking forward to using them again in the future!
Iriana ICH Expression PhotographyIriana ICH Expression Photography
Nathan L.
Very friendly, professional individual who took our thoughts, wants, and desires and made them work with the setting we had. Quick turn around with getting final product to us. Even drove completely out of his way to come and work with us. Would recommend to anyone wanting a fun experience with their hired photographer. 10/10!
Paul Emmanuel KreativePaul Emmanuel Kreative
Thumbtack Customer
I must say I'm sorry I didn't use Adrian for my wedding. I did however use him for a Masquerade Party I threw and he did a phenomenal job. He perfectly captured all of the fun we were having and I will definitely use him for any big event I throw again. Such a reasonable price, very nice and professional and the photos turned out awesome. Thanks again Adrian!
Adriandelossantos PhotographyAdriandelossantos Photography
Brandon H.
Mr. Griffith is an absolute professional and a joy to work with! He was able to accommodate me for a few headshots at the last minute. When I arrived, he was warm, inviting and friendly. Not once did my photography session feel rushed. He gave great direction during the session. My headshots turned out great! I honestly don't have any negatives to speak of. This was my very first time doing business with Mr. Griffith, and I will return!
Griffith PhotographersGriffith Photographers
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