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Photo Editing, Scanning and Restoration - Bowie 2019
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Photo Editing, Scanning and Restoration
I took him a very old 5"X8" photo and he scanned it, cleaned it up and restored it so well I could enlarge it to 2'x3' and it now hangs on the wall. Beautiful!Sep 24, 2019Verified
Photo Editing, Scanning and Restoration
Monumental Arts is truly a blessing! I could find only one photo of my dad that I took with a cellphone many years ago. The resolution was low but I still desired for it to be enhanced and Monumental Arts took that photo and transformed it! Everyone was saying how beautiful they were. I was able to use them for my father’s funeral! Hats off to Monumental Arts!Jun 6, 2019VerifiedMonumental Arts's reply
Thank you so much for such a wonderful review! Although it wasn't for the best of circumstances, I'm happy it met your needs for your father's funeral. I also appreciate you coming back to me today for further restoration work - returning Clients are the highest compliment I can receive!
He was extremely rude when I was asking about pricing and explaining that we didn’t want to spend over a certain amount. He was practically yelling at me that he is the most highly rated photographer in all of the mid Atlantic. I’m sorry if our budget is less than what you charge but you shouldn’t be such a dick to someone because of that. You just say, sorry I can’t accommodate that budget. And not yell at someone.Mar 30, 2019VerifiedMonumental Arts's reply
Thank you for your review, I do appreciate your feedback - however, you seem to misunderstand "rude" with being "direct" - I provided you up front my pricing for an engagement session, and you not only asked for a discount "because you thought it was too expensive" you indicated you couldn't pay more than $150 - basically an 80% discount. I don't appreciate being called a dick because you didn't like my pricing - I truly hope you found a "professional" that met all your needs and expectations, and one that can deal with your attitude - you have a Champagne tastes with a Miller High Life budget
I was so happy with the photography session in the studio! We went with the minis session and it was perfect for what I wanted. Everything was perfect, from first contact to the scheduling, the photo shoot, and delivery of photos. We will use Monumental again, I am sure! I highly recommend.Apr 29, 2019VerifiedMonumental Arts's reply
Thank you for your wonderful review! I'm so happy you were happy with the Mini session and it met all your needs!
Great experience overall! I had an absolute blast and the photographer was very helpful and made me feel comfortable from the start. Would absolutely recommend!Jan 29, 2019VerifiedMonumental Arts's reply
Thank you so much, I cannot wait to work with you again!
- What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?As a full service photographer, I offer a range of prices to meet each Clients' unique needs and requirements. All Portraits (Personal, Couples, Engagement, Family, Children, Maternity, Newborn, Bridal, Boudoir, Glam, Pet) -> Start at $99 for Studio Minis -> Start at $200 for Studio Sessions -> Start at $300 for Outdoor or In Home Sessions -> Includes a curated selection of retouched images and premium prints Headshots (Business Professional, Acting, Modeling, Casual, Social Media, Passport/Visa) -> Start at $99 -> Includes a curated selection of retouched digital image with commercial licensing Weddings -> Start at $400 with one photographer and $3500 with two photographers -> Includes a curated selection of retouched images and premium prints Private Events -> Start at $600 -> Includes a curated selection of retouched images and premium small prints Corporate Events -> Start at $300 per hour with 2hr minimum -> Includes a curated selection of retouched images All prices are published on my website with convenient online booking at monumental-arts.genbook.com
- What is your typical process for working with a new customer?Every Client is unique in their needs, and I will work one on one with you from start to finish. Every Photography Experience includes: -> Complementary in-studio face-to-face and phone consultations before your Photo Session -> Inventive inspiration to make your Photo Session -> Fun and family-friendly atmosphere during your Photo Session -> Skillful editing/retouching on every image -> A personalized Viewing Session to see a curated selection of the very best images from your portrait session or wedding -> A password-protected online gallery to download and share images -> Free Apple or Google app to easily download your images to your phone or tablet -> Competitively-priced professionally-printed enlargements, canvas prints, and custom heirloom albums -> Secure online ordering and image archiving
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?I have an MPA, over 25 years as a photographer, and 14 years as a professional photographer.