Frequently Asked Questions

Photography

WHATS THE TURN AOUND FOR THE PHOTOS?

2 weeks from you the date you select your favorite photos.

 

WHAT IF I'M LATE? 

After 15 minutes there is a $20 fee that must be paid before you receive your photos. After 30 minutes, your shoot is cancelled. 

Conditions due to weather may vary. 


CAN I BRING GUEST TO A SHOOT?

Hair and makeup should be done BEFORE scheduled time, but if you need a cheerleader, please limit to 2 guest. 


CAN I BRING MY PET?

Yes, if they are tamed, well behaved and not a spider :)


DO MY IMAGES HAVE TO BE POSTED TORII’S SOCIAL MEDIA? Nope! You may fill out the form to deny sharing. You can find this form below or as an email attachment and then email it to toriilechelle@gmail.com 


WHAT ARE DIGITAL IMAGES?

Images that are available to download and save your devices instead of being saved to a CD.


CAN I RESCHEDULE MY SHOOT DATE?

Yes, once and as long as you notify me within 72 hours of your session. Anything less than requires another deposit.


HOW LONG DOES A SESSION LAST?

The time frame of a session can last anywhere from 30 minutes to 2 hours. Newborn sessions usually take the longest.


DO I NEED TO BRING ANYTHING TO MY SESSION?

I encourage you to bring whatever special items you want photographed. That might be a blanket/hat for a newborn session or a picture of a loved one for a family session. I will do my best to incorporate it into your photo’s.


CAN I PRINT IMAGES ON MY OWN?

After you receive your images via online gallery you can download and print as many as you would like with the provided release form ( You can find this form below or as an email attachment). I do NOT recommend a commercial printer ex. Walmart/Walgreens the quality is not the best for professional photos.


WHAT SHOULD I/WE WEAR?

You should wear whatever represents you the best, that could be casual or dressed up. I recommend staying away from clothing with text, characters or images as it can be distracting. For a group photo try to coordinate your clothes with the colors, but not necessarily exactly match.


WHEN DO I HAVE TO PAY AND WITH WHAT FORM?

Deposit is due a the time of booking and the remaining balance must be paid by the day of service via Paypal or cash.


CAN YOU HELP ME FIND A MAKEUP ARTIST?

Of course!


HOW MANY PHOTOS WILL I RECEIVE?

The amount of photos you will receive is already stated in your package. If you would like additional files they can be purchased for a additional cost.


CAN I HAVE MY UNEDITED IMAGES?

Unless they follow the natural light guidelines, then no.  Only fully edited and semi-edited images. You may view all raw-unedited images with logo. 

** Check out the Natural Images options, during the trial period. 


WHAT IF I NEED MY EDITS RUSHED?

If you need your pictures before my two week turn around you can pay a rush fee.


WHAT DO I NEED TO DO AFTER MY SESSION?

Nothing. Your work is already done, just wait for me to send you your files.

If your are receiving prints instructions for when they are ready for pick up will be given to you.


CAN I PURCHASE MORE PHOTOS LATER?

Yes, images remain available for purchase up tp 6 months after the shoot, if technology permits.  


ARE DEPOSIT REFUNDABLE?

No, sorry. However, if you paid full price and cannot reschedule, the remaining will be refunded. 


CAN I BRING MY OWN PHOTOGRAPHER FOR BODY PAINT SHOOT? 

Yes, Prices for body painting is on the photography page.


WHERE IS THE STUDIO LOCATION?

The location will be provided after the deposit has been paid.


ARE PRINTS INCLUDED?

Not unless they indicated, but printing options are available. 


IS RETOUCHING MANDATORY?

Retouching is included, if you would like unedited photos, I can recommend you a different photographer. 


HOW SHOULD I CONTACT YOU?

As indicated on the booking page, email ONLY.  Once you have a paid an invoice a business number will be provided for further communication


HOW LONG DO I HAVE ACCESS TO THE LINKS?

Proofs will be deleted immediately after final images are approved and downloaded. Final images remain available online for 2 weeks after they have been received and will not be resent. Please save files in safe place(s). 

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Forms

Please print or complete and return 

form based on need.


**The Copyright Act protects photographers by giving us, the artists, exclusive rights to reproduce your photographs. Violations include, but are not limited to, making illegal copies, scanning, printing from home or unauthorized downloading from our website or social media.  It is illegal to copy or reproduce these photographs in any manner without our permission and violators of this Federal Law will be subject to its civil and criminal penalties.  Please understand, the photographer wishes to maintain complete control over the print quality, finishes and presentation of the images and any reproduction outside of the studio may lower the quality of the image and scar our reputation for providing superior portraits.

Creative Events

DO YOU OFFER EVENTS FOR CHILDREN?

Yes! Cookie decorating, painting, and more!


DO YOU PROVIDE FOOD FOR HOME EVENTS?

No. However, I can accommodate baked goods for an additional cost. 


DO PARENTS NEED TO BE PRESENT AT ALL TIMES.

Yes.  


IS THERE A LOCATION I CAN BOOK IF I DON'T WANT TO DO IT AT HOME?

Absolutely! I Have tables and a venue available, but if you prefer a specific place, I do not cover those cost.


CAN I BOOK YOU AS A PHOTOGRAPHER FOR AN EVENT?

Of course! See the photography page for prices 


CAN I RESCHEDULE MY EVENT?

Yes, once and as long as you notify me 1 week in advance.  

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