Before the photoshoot
As your PORTRAIT SESSION is designed to reflect your lifestyle, personality, and the relationship you share with your loved ones we invite you to begin with a collaborative Planning Consultation at our studio or if needed over the phone.
Not only are we inspired by your input, we what to ensure your portrait session runs as seamlessly as possible. We'll talk about what kinds of portraits you are looking to create and how you are wanting to display them. We also talk about who will be involved, where best the photoshoot should be held and what types of clothing and important accessories and props to bring along to the shoot. It's also a perfect opportunity to meet with your photographer and establish a mutual rapport, especially important for young children.
This planning consultation help us understand some of the many facets of your life and begin to translate them into meaningful images that will be reflected in the final artworks.
Look your Best
Hair & Light MAKEOVERS
We can offer hair styling and light makeovers to those who wish to enjoy a little pampering before their portrait sessions. They usually take around 45 minutes to complete and we encourage those wanting to use this service to arrive separately so their partners and children don't get too bored.
At the photoshoot
Creative PORTRAIT SESSION
PORTRAIT sessions are fun, and are planned in advance to ensure a seamless flow throughout. We'll talk though the plan and help everyone feel relaxed as we capture you and the connection you share with your love ones. Portrait session can last 1-2 hours depending on what we are creating for you. They are never rushed, we work at the pace of those present to make it an enjoyable experience.
We encourage you to bring items that will personalise your portrait session - musical instruments, jackets – leather/denim, coats, hats, scarves, sports equipment (football, bat, racquet, skateboard, hockey stick etc.) favourite toys, hobby items, tea sets, chess sets, dance and cultural items, cars/motorcycles etc.
Include your pet, to make your portraits shine – bring a leash and toys/ treats to keep their attention.
Wear clothes that reflect your personality, solid colours in matching tonal ranges. You can choose to be stylish and casual or as glamorous and fashionable as you like.
Eye for Detail
Behind the SCENES
After the portrait session is done and your on your way home enjoying the experience you've had, we get hard at work sorting our way through the images and selecting the absolute best images created. The final selection that meet the vision of the planning session then get worked over by the team to meticulously enhance and style the images to bring out and highlight your unique and inner beauty. We can also do some nips and tucks if needed.
The Grand Reveal
Viewing & Selection Consultation
This is were you get to enjoy the final leg of the journey, the grand reveal. Usually around 1-2 weeks after your session, we will arrange a time and day that best suits you and your partner to view your photos and choose your favourites images and decide on the artwork finishes desired. We want to reassure you there is no hard sell. We are there to offer advice and our expertise as you consider where and how you decide to display your art pieces. You are free to spend as much or as little as you like.
One Day is Today ...
Everyone talks about the need to organise a portrait shoot and it's one of those "when I get around to it" items that we just never seem to get too.
Well why not make that one day ... Today!
“Imperfection is beauty
madness is genius!
It‘s better to be