This is my first photoshoot and I’m kind of nervous.

It's completely normal to feel nervous before your first photoshoot, but it's also an exciting opportunity to create some beautiful images! Here are some tips to help you prepare and feel more confident:

Plan Ahead: Make sure you and your photographer have a clear plan for the shoot. Discuss the location, style, and any specific shots or poses you want to try.

Wardrobe: Choose outfits that make you feel confident and comfortable. It's a good idea to bring several options in case you or the photographer want to change things up during the shoot.

Practice Posing: Spend some time practicing different poses in front of a mirror or with a friend. This will help you feel more comfortable and confident during the shoot.

Relaxation: Do some relaxation exercises or deep breathing before the shoot to help calm your nerves. Remember that photographers are usually skilled at making their subjects feel at ease.

Bring a Friend: If it makes you feel more comfortable, consider bringing a friend or family member to the shoot. They can provide support and help you relax.

Trust Your Photographer: Remember that your photographer is there to capture your best angles and make you look your best. Trust their expertise and guidance during the shoot.

Stay Hydrated and Rested: Make sure you're well-rested and stay hydrated leading up to the photoshoot. This will help you look and feel your best.

Enjoy the Process: Try to have fun and enjoy the experience. The more relaxed and confident you feel, the better your photos are likely to turn out.

Review Inspiration: Look at some examples of photos or poses you like, and share them with your photographer. This can help ensure you both have a clear vision for the shoot.

Remember It's Okay to Be Nervous: It's completely normal to be nervous, especially if it's your first time. Many experienced models and actors still feel nervous before shoots. Just remember that nerves can sometimes add an interesting element to your photos.

What should I wear?

The clothing you choose for your photo session can significantly impact the overall look and feel of your photos. It's essential to select outfits that reflect your personal style and the mood you want to convey.

How many pictures will I receive?

That would depend on the package that you choose. Contact me for additional information.

Are you available outside of Ohio?

I am available for photo sessions anywhere in the United States.

Do you do couples photography?

Yes, we do offer couples photography. We specialize in capturing the love and connection between couples, whether you're engaged, dating, or married.

What are your travel fees?

The cost of my travel services is flexible, taking into account factors such as the session's location, your chosen package, and the nature of the session. Each arrangement is customized on an individual basis to ensure it aligns with your specific needs and circumstances.

Is there a deposit fee to book a session?

Yes, to secure your date and session time, a non-refundable deposit of $50 is necessary, alongside the completion of a signed contract. The outstanding balance will be due on the day of the photo session. For your convenience, both contracts and invoices will be handled electronically, ensuring a streamlined process.

What happens if I have to cancel?

In the event of a cancellation by the client, regardless of the reason, the retainer fee will not be refunded. If the cancellation occurs within 24 hours of the scheduled session, the entire payment will be forfeited. Rescheduling will incur a fee of $50.

What is your turnaround time?

I will typically complete your gallery within two weeks, although I prioritize quality over speed. Please be aware that during the fall season, the turnaround time may extend to three weeks. Your patience is greatly appreciated as I ensure your photos receive the attention they deserve.