A phoDOGrapher photo session is an investment in custom artwork featuring you and your pet. Your session fee includes the time and talent of the photographer, online hosting of your photo gallery to share with family and friends, professional photo editing, an order consultation/design session, a color proof book including all images from your session, a photo credit to be used toward your order, and access to a great selection of the highest quality commercial printers and products on the market.
PREPARING FOR YOUR SESSION
The most important decision you need to make up front is whether you’d like to schedule an “in studio” or a “on location” lifestyle session, which will impact the types of images we capture. This is ultimately a matter of preference, but here are a few other things to consider when making your decision.
What style photo are you aiming for? Studio photos are clean and crisp. With an assortment of solid, colored backdrops to choose from, the photo focuses entirely on the subject without any distractions. There are no props or backgrounds to compete with the subject so the attention is entirely on your pet. Lifestyle sessions are taken on location, offering a more candid, documentary style view of your pet and your life.
Generally, pets tend to be the most comfortable having their photo taken in their own home or a favorite outdoor location and in general, the most genuine moments of your pet are captured where your pet is the most familiar.
A studio session typically lasts about an hour, while I request that clients allow 1.5-2 hours for a location session. These are just general guidelines however, and I will take as long as necessary for your pet to become comfortable, and to ensure that I have captured images that you’ll love.
Your session fee includes the following: