Thank you for your interest in Lisa Yvette Photography. I'm so excited you are considering me to capture your lives and create timeless memories for your family. Every photography studio has a different business model and so I’d like to give a bit more insight into mine. My portrait photography services include maternity, newborn, baby, senior, and family portraits. I also photograph a small number of weddings each year. Working with me will not be an ‘in and out the door in 20 minutes’ experience. Your portrait investment involves 'time' for me to get to know you so I can create your customized session. You'll have my undivided attention from the moment of contact through the delivery of your prints. After reading and experiencing the portrait process outlined below, I feel confident you’ll find your time and money have been well invested in quality service and products. If you have questions at any time, please contact me.
We recommend you 'book your session as early as possible' so we can accommodate your preferred date and ensure all props are in stock. After speaking with you to learn if we can meet your needs we will move forward with booking your session. The session retainer fee and a signed service agreement are all that's required to book your session on our calendar. The session retainer covers the time and talent of Lisa Yvette. Prints and Digitals are purchased separately.
Once your session date/time is booked, we'll begin planning phase of your session. We will have one or more discussions as needed about props, wardrobe, hair & makeup, and shooting location (park, lake, garden, uptown, studio, etc.). You will receive a preparation guide with helpful session tips.
AT YOUR SESSION
Bring your smiles and personality to your maternity, senior, or family session. My goal is for you to relax and have fun while I do the rest. I'll interact with you and your family in a way that generates natural emotion and reaction. For newborns, we ask for your patience as these sessions can take 2-3 hours. I will gently and calmly handle your baby with the utmost safety and care during the session. I work on your baby's schedule allowing time for feeding, changing, soothing, and posing. PHOTO AND VIDEO RECORDING AT MY HOME STUDIO DURING THE SESSION IS NOT ALLOWED.
After your session is over, I will sort your images for the best followed by a touch of editing to ensure lighting, color, and minor imperfections are corrected as needed. Note: Specialized edit requests have a per edit fee depending on difficulty and time involved. The processing usually takes 1 week, but can take 2 during busy seasons.
PROOF VIEWING & ORDERING
In the studio, you will pick your favorite images and place your order. It is important that all family members who make financial decisions attend this in person appointment. Full payment is due at the time of time or purchase unless a payment plan is established. Product orders will be placed only after final payment has cleared. Most print orders are back within 1 week. Canvas, Frames, Albums, etc. can take 2-3 weeks.
Once your final products come back from my lab, I will deliver them to you for your convenience free within 25 miles of our studio! We can meet you locally if needed. If shipping is necessary, there will be a shipping and handling fee billed prior to shipment.