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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.

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.

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.

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 Arlington professional photographers
Cemhan B.
Great photographer! Very responsive, punctual and FAST! I would definitely recommend him for any professional or personal photography projects.
Amir FardAmir Fard
Brian Y.
Sourav (dfwStillsPhotography) is professional, punctual and never misses a shot. My wedding photos turn out to be very beautiful, sharp and excellent. Especially the bride-and-groom photos taken in the Dallas Arboretum are very beautiful and very artistic. We are happy with the photos and I'd recommend Sourav 100% to anybody.
dfwStills PhotographydfwStills Photography
Evelyn G.
Caitlin was amazing to work with! She took all the right photos for us her attitude was very professional.
Caitlin’s CapturesCaitlin’s Captures
Kayla M.
I absolutely love my engagement photos. This couple was professional and caring throughout the whole process. I'm shocked they got such good photos cause me and my fiance we're laughing the whole time. Thank you so much for these lovely memories.
Marcia A.
Eli did an amazing job with my photo session. He was very professional and responsive to questions. I highly reccommend him!
Eli Mabli PhotographyEli Mabli Photography
Bunga I.
Beautiful beautiful photos came out of my engagement session! It was the first time the fiance and I to get our photos professional taken so we were nervous. Courtney and Blake were so fun that the session felt so fast! Thanks again!
Sage & Ash PhotographySage & Ash Photography
Melissa M.
Our family of 5 had a photo session with John and Katie Garrett. From the 1st inquiry to the fast delivery of our photos, they did an exceptional job! Photos turned out amazing! They really know what they're doing! I was a little worried that my teenagers (who hate posing for pictures) would be difficult but the Garrett's made it fun, easy and simple for us. I highly recommend Garrett Photography for anyone looking for great quality and professional work! Thank you John and Katie!
Garrett PhotographyGarrett Photography
Shauna P.
Thank you Yosa for the excellent experience! You were punctual, professional and fun! Absolutely love the photos and would highly recommend you to anyone!
Jacob & Yosa PhotographyJacob & Yosa Photography
Michelle V.
We couldn’t be happier with our experience with Amber! She was so accommodating, professional and easy to work with. Her photos turned out beautifully. Everyone is happy :-)
Amber Damour PhotographyAmber Damour Photography
Thumbtack Customer
Joe was the consummate professional; He was on time, flexible, friendly, and his photos look fantastic. Would most definitely recommend his services and use him again!
Joe Hernandez PhotographyJoe Hernandez Photography
Thumbtack Customer
Session was smooth and professional and I was totally knocked out by the finished product. If I ever need headshots again, I'll go back to Michael Campbell Photography.
Michael Campbell PhotographyMichael Campbell Photography
Mariza R.
Eli was amazing to work with! From the moment I began planning the project to the day of the shoot, he was informative, knowledgeable, very kind, professional, and all o could’ve asked for in a professional photographer. Our family was a huge challenge- 20 people, ranging in ages 4 mos old yo 80 years old...and he helped to muse each photo special, quality and was creative in how we were arranged to get our entire family into some great shots, as well as being patient with our 3 babies under 6 mos old! We are extremely happy with Eli and will definitely use him for future photography needs such as my daughters upcoming senior portraits. I would highly recommend Eli to anyone needing fantastic photography with excellent results!
Eli Mabli PhotographyEli Mabli Photography
Nadia E.
Thank you Amir for capturing our special day. We can’t wait to see all the pictures!! This was our first time having professional photos and Amir helped us & was patient. We enjoyed working with him. I had a couple of ideas for photos & he put his spin on them and made it a fun afternoon.
Amir FardAmir Fard
Draylon B.
Great photographer and very professional. From the meeting to the day of the wedding, he helped us have a great wedding day. Pictures came out perfect. Would definitely book again
EG HeadshotsEG Headshots
Ashley G.
Charles provided us with such a great experience during our baby announcement photos! We had an idea and he helped us run with it with great ease! He was professional and at the same time very personable and gave us back some great photos! We cannot thank him enough for capturing this special moments for us! You will definitely not be disappointed with his work! Hire him! You will not regret it!
Joesph Cruz Photography and DesignJoesph Cruz Photography and Design
Palesa B.
Brooke is friendly and professional. She makes you feel comfortable during your shoot and she kind. I can’t wait for my next photo shoot with her, she really is worth having on my speed dial!
Boudoir by BrookeBoudoir by Brooke
Bor-Jiun C.
He is really a Pro. You can easily tell that he has been in business for long long time. The photos he took are amazing, really impressive!! He is very professional and has great personality to work with. We highly recommended.
Amir FardAmir Fard
Eshandra C.
Nery has been awesome to work with. She was responsive, professional, punctual and most of all I loved the photos she took for my sons senior pictures. I looking forward working with Nery for my family holiday pictures as well!
Neri JamesNeri James
Thumbtack Customer
Ty took some great shots of me and my husband. We had not had professional photos done in over 20 years and the technology has changed a lot. He gave very good follow up on downloading and printing. He is a five star recommendation.
FlashFilm MediaFlashFilm Media
Juliet B.
Alejandro was wonderful to work with, communicated clearly and responded promptly. He was affordable, knowledgeable, informative, and helpful in finding a studio to accommodate my large family. He was patient with the large group of people, and very friendly. Unfortunately, I wish he'd had a better eye for what looks good--which is a key element in portrait photography. I relied on him to tell us what would look good and I'm unhappy with the white background and wish he had come up with some other background for us and also arranged us according to what we were wearing that would have interspersed the colors and heights of each person. I think that is the professional photographer's job, not mine. That's why I hired a professional.
Alejandro Takes PhotosAlejandro Takes Photos
Nayeli C.
For this being our very first photo shoot it was a great experience. The location was beautiful and the prints come out so nice. Great work and very professional. He made us feel very comfortable. He was very open to what we wanted and made it a fun. I will definitely be giving him a call back. Thank you!!!!
Charlotte F.
Garrett Photography is fantastic! I couldn’t be happier with my entire experience working with them from start to finish! I have beautiful pictures to remember my parents’ 50th wedding anniversary! I highly recommend them to anyone seeking professional pictures, they really stand out from all the pictures taken with our phones during the celebration!
Garrett PhotographyGarrett Photography
Karen T.
I hired Neri to capture candid shots of the attendees at one of our oncology town meetings. It was imperative that she told a visual story about why these meetings are important; experts imparting insight on treatment options with local cancer patients and the empowerment that results. Neri did this beautifully. There are constraints at our shows (low light, live broadcasting, attendees who do not want to be photographed) and Neri navigated it all with grace and professionalism, while delivering amazing shots. She was easy to communicate with; kind to our entire staff, videography team, and attendees; and provided on time delivery of our photos. I will absolutely use Neri again when our programs are back in her area.
Neri JamesNeri James
Shanequa M.
I absolutely enjoyed Renee as our wedding photographer she captured all our special moments and some she was a great person to work with she was very professional she arrived early to the event and got set up and captured some good shots everyone loved our pictures we wanna thank you so very much and we recommend her for any of your events
Saloli Moments PhotographySaloli Moments Photography
Bohdan K.
Absolutely LOVE the work he did. 1) Advices me about clothes to prepare for photo shoot. 2) The photo shoot process was easy. He helped me with all the best poses which will be the best. 3) Gave me estimated time when work gonna be done. 4) Through the process he was professional and was giving me examples of his editing to make sure I do not just like it - that I absolutely LOVE it. 5) Did everything on time but then took his extra time to make sure everything is perfect! But I gotta be honest. I already told him that if I can choose from 1 to 5 stars I wouldn't give him 5. Because I would give him 6 stars! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Photos by GuillaumePhotos by Guillaume
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