Frequently Asked Questions

HERE ARE A FEW FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT PORTRAIT SHOOTS. IF YOU HAVE ANY OTHER QUESTIONS PLEASE DON'T HESITATE TO GET IN TOUCH VIA THE CONTACT PAGE!

1. What happens if my child is ill I have to cancel my booking?
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Not to worry, your session can be rescheduled! Unfortunately the booking fee is non-refundable, but it is transferrable to the next suitable date.

2. Can my family/ friends come with me to my child’s session?
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It’s ideal if only the parents attend the portrait session. Too many people in the studio can cause distraction and may prevent the child from looking at me and the camera.

3. What clothes should my child wear?
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Bring a couple of different outfits for your child to wear. Keep it simple, don’t choose a busy pattern and try to stay away from strong colours like black or bright red. This goes for you, too, parents! Don’t forget to dress yourself up if you’d like to be in the photographs! Have a look at the last page of this document for some good examples

4. Should I bring anything with me?
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Bring a couple of your child’s favourite toys that will help keep them happy and will look nice in the photographs. We have our own props, but if you have anything special that you want included, please feel free to bring it along!

5. Can I feed my child during the shoot?
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I’d prefer that you didn’t feed your child in the studio - it can become very messy! Instead of lovely smiley pictures, you’ll get lots of crummy cheeks! This doesn’t apply to newborns or babies. For a newborn shoot, it’s best to wait until you get here to feed your little one so that they will settle down and go to sleep!

6. What is not allowed during a session?
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Cameras, including those on mobile phones, tablets and other recording equipment may not be used during a portrait session.

7. Do I get to see all the photographs from my session?
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During your shoot you will see me take lots of photographs. I will try out different angles and backgrounds etc. and attempt to capture the best facial expressions, but if I feel an image is not up to my level of standard I will not include it in your viewing gallery. Only the best images will be availble for viewing online afterwards.

8. How do I choose my prints/ package?
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You will get a link to an online gallery of around 30 to 40
photographs which will be online for one week, Individual prints can be ordered directly from the gallery, and frames/ albums and digital files from our online shop.