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    PRO PHOTO PACKAGES:
    GREAT SAVINGS AT REASONABLE RATES!!


Professional photographers base their prices on several elements:
  1. THE CREATION FEE -- which includes the photographer's expertise and creativity;
  2. THE NUMBER OF HOURS OR DAYS the photographer spends working on the photo shoot;
  3. THE EXPENSES and time incurred in that shoot and in post-production;
  4. TRAVEL TIME & TRAVEL EXPENSES, if the shoot is on location instead of in the studio;
  5. THE FINAL PRODUCT you leave with -- which generally includes a retouched, color-corrected, and sized digital file or printed photo, and the rights to use that image for a specific purpose.
    Even when someone quotes you a single price for the shoot you request -- for example, $600 -- that price is based on the above. That $600 fee might well include an advance consultation, a two-hour shoot by an expert professional at $200 per hour, out-of-pocket expenses and digital post-production time at $125, plus a final digital file giving you the right to reproduce the image, at $75.

    We can tailor shoots to your specific needs using the above formula -- or we can do even better with THE PACKAGE DEAL. Below are listed our most popular packages, all of which run 25-35% less than component parts ordered separately. The range of these packages is generally from about $320 to $995, though exact numbers will vary with your particular needs, and the size of the group you want shot - whether it be one person, a trio, or an entire chorus.

    So tell us your ideal budget, the final product desired, and we'll work out a package that fits your needs to a T.


    THE PRO'S CHOICE:
    DIGITAL PUBLICITY PACKAGE IN COLOR AND BLACK & WHITE

    THIS IS OUR MOST POPULAR AND PRACTICAL PACKAGE!


    The 8x10 black and white publicity photo was a staple of self-promotion for almost a century. Today -- with websites galore and newspapers printing color constantly -- color digital files are de rigeur. And many folks are buying two, three, even four different poses to send to the media.
    Now, get the best of both worlds ... Do a shoot where the final images can be delivered in the highest quality color, B&W ... or both!
    Explore your image and energy, or create a whole new look, in the leisurely, wonderfully self-indulgent PRO'S CHOICE shoot: more than one hundred twenty poses that can range from headshots to half- and full-body shots, with two or three outfit changes and alternate backdrops or settings. We can photograph anything from posed to full action, and mix outdoor with indoor shots (if the shooting locations are near each other).
    The final product includes one FREE digital file; that you can use for all personal and self-promotional needs. Prints and additional poses are also available for purchase.



      THE TUESDAY QUICKIE

    Get the finest and most stunning digital color or black & white headshot available, in just one hour's time. The TUESDAY QUICKIE is great for folks on a budget, those who really want just a simple headshot, or individuals looking for one specific concept in an image, rather than planning and creating a more complex series of publicity images.
    The final product includes one FREE digital file; that you can use for all personal and self-promotional needs. Prints and additional poses are also available for purchase.

    THE ULTIMATE COVER ART:
    FOR CD, DVD, BOOK and MAGAZINE COVERS


    Shooting a cover -- for a CD, DVD, book, magazine, etc. -- is substantially different from taking a simple headshot. You not only have to make the subject look compelling to the buyer, but also want to allude to the content of the recording, book, film, or cover story. The title of the work may suggest settings, props, moods, or lighting that could be utilized in the imagery. In sum, a commercial cover image is expected to accomplish at least three things: (1) identify you and make you look, well, awesome!; (2) be relevant to, or revelatory of, the content inside; and (3) draw consumers in, since there are so many other competitors on the racks next to it in retail stores.
    When you choose the ULTIMATE COVER ART package, the final product includes one FREE, retouched digital file; that is legally released for that specific cover. Prints and additional poses are also available for purchase.

    THE NOTABLE AUTHOR:
    BOOK JACKET AND PUBLICITY PACKAGE


    Author photos are sometimes very similar to standard headshots of performing artists -- and sometimes quite different. There are times when a compelling shot that looks studio-esque is perfect, but other times that authors want to appear in an environment that their work comes from or alludes to. This could be near bookshelves, a desk, a winding road, an urban alley, the ocean waves, or just about any other setting you can imagine. The essence is, we can do this in the studio, but can also adapt it to any reasonable and applicable outdoor or indoor location that you have permission to use.
    The final product includes one FREE digital file; that you can use for all personal and self-promotional needs. Prints and additional poses are also available for purchase.

    THE GOLDEN AGE OF HOLLYWOOD PACKAGE

    The distinctive style of black and white photography associated with the late George Hurrell and his peers -- the Hollywood publicity photographers of the 1930s and '40s -- is the inspiration for this special session. You bring appropriate outfits, props, image ideas, and makeup. We bring an expertise in the dramatic lighting, soft-focus filtering, sultry moods, and deco shadows and angles that made this imagery so artful and riveting.
    The final product for the GOLDEN AGE OF HOLLYWOOD package includes one FREE digital file; that you can use for all personal and self-promotional needs. Prints and additional poses are also available for purchase.