What is your typical process for working with a new customer?
My process is pretty cut and dry. I ask to receive 50% to lock the event date, I confirm a week before the event and request a shot list if there is a need. Send one last email confirming location and time, then I arrive at event, capture it, receive other 50% of payment and deliver images through an internet file delivery system. (Unless otherwise agreed.) Depending on event I deliver anywhere between 24hrs and a week, but that is usually arranged between myself and the client.
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
I have been a Photographer for almost 10 years, with all of my capturing without flash. Started out shooting live music events in New York City nightclubs, capturing very animated subjects in very low light. Primary focus is always to get the environment captured in a way that it was, opposed to how it can be manipulated through software.
Do you have a standard pricing system for your service? If so, please share the details here.
I do not have a specific pricing system.
How did you get started doing this type of work?
I became a Photographer because of my love of moments and it has given me the ability to meet and experience many great people, places and things. I started photographing live shows, because I found myself experiencing great talents and I wished to help them build their visual profiles.
What types of customers have you worked with?
I've had all types of customers Artists of all kinds, weddings, birthdays, holiday parties, Panel discussions, real Estate, Travel, Fashion, sports, Nudes. Primarily anything that can be captured with a camera I have and will do.
Describe a recent project you are fond of. How long did it take?
I just recently captured a Traditional Indian wedding and it was beautiful! The ceremony, the people, the music and the colors were beautiful!
What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a provider in your area of work?
My advice for a customer looking to hire a provider in my area would be to make sure to have a list of things that are MOST important for you to capture. Each event captured is unique per client every time a Photographer is hired they only get one shot at special moments.
What questions should customers think through before talking to professionals about their project?
What is the primary focus of your event.