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Martka took our family portrait and our son's senior pictures. She knows her stuff and loves what she does. Martika thinks artistically and will come up with some great locations for your shoot. She takes her time and will give you many great photos to choose from.Apr 25, 2013Martika Photography, LLC's reply
It is so easy to take great photos of such a fun and beautiful people! I had a blast with y'all! Thanks!
I liked working with Martika Photography. She good ideas for the poses that enhanced the photo set.Mar 12, 2018Verified
Martika did a great job shooting my daughters graduation photos. She was very professional and accomodating. I plan to hire her again in the near future to shoot me and family. I highly recommend Martika!!Apr 30, 2017VerifiedMartika Photography, LLC's reply
Wow thanks for your wonderful review! I look forward to working with you again! M
I had a great photo session with Martika. She offered creative ideas and made it fun. It was a great experience and I would highly recommend her for photography projects. dgFeb 23, 2017VerifiedMartika Photography, LLC's reply
Thanks so much Daniel! You were great to work with and I can't wait to see your final image selections. Thanks! Martika
Martina did a great job, came early, provided great follow up service and great quality photos, highly recommendedMay 4, 2016VerifiedMartika Photography, LLC's reply
Thanks so much for your business and for your compliments! They are much appreciated!
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- What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?My pricing varies from type of job and depends on the number of final files required or the length of the shoot. I will probably not be the cheapest photographer in the group. I use Canon professional camera and lenses and top quality Profoto professional studio lighting. These are not inexpensive pieces of equipment. I am not a hobbyist. I have invested tens of thousands of dollars in my professional training and education. Additionally I have a backup camera in case of damage, theft or malfunction. I am also insured and I have a good online reputation. Sometimes in life you do get what you pay for.
- What is your typical process for working with a new customer?We chat by phone or if needed in person to discuss the job, agree on the scope of the shoot and pricing, verify it in writing and go from there!
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?I have been shooting single lens reflex cameras since about 1979. I was on the yearbook staff in junior high, high school and in college. I shot for my university. Although I am largely self taught, I am a member of the Professional Photographers of America and the American Photographic Artists Associations. These are professioanl societies for photographers. i have attended their conference. I also attended Shutterfest each year and I have attenden courses at Calumet Photographic and Progear and Procam. I do online education as well. This year I have been studying with renown LA Photographer Kevin Michael Schmidt in Chicago and in LA and I have invested $8,000-$10,000 in education this year and I am continuing with Kevin as my mentor in the next year as well. I am one of his top students. In January and February, I spent a week in California meeting with Kevin several times. He presented my portfolio at a Canon event in Coasta Mesa in front of a group of 70 photographers. At this point I have invested more in my photographic education than I did for my legal education.