Frequently Asked Questions about Boudoir, Glamour, and Pin Up Sessions

 

Q:  Where do your sessions take place?
A:  Our studio is located in Herrin, Illinois. We are also equipped to go on location anywhere you'd like to go!  We have some favorite spots and are always open to shooting somewhere that's special to you.  Travel fees may apply.

Q.  What if I want more than one look for hair and makeup?
A.  You can add on extra looks for an additional fee.  Price will vary upon the specific look, how many different looks, and if we are changing both hair and makeup or just one of them.  Price starts at $20.

Q.  What if I don’t want professional hair and makeup?
A.  While we highly recommend using a professional, you may substitute two 8x10’s instead of hair and makeup services in your Bombshell Package.  Please keep in mind that the quality of your hair and makeup can make or break your portraits.

Q:  What kind of clothes should I bring?
A:  Clothing and style choices will be discussed during your consultation.  Please always make sure that your clothes have been freshly ironed or steamed, are free of lint, and that they fit you properly.  Clothing wrinkles and improper fit cannot be corrected during retouching.

Q:  What kind of retouching do you do?
A:  Standard retouching is included in your package and includes blemish removal, softening of the skin, and other minor body adjustments.  We never go overboard.  We want you to look like the best version of you, not like someone else entirely.  Tattoo removal, special requests, pin up background change, and magazine cover artwork may incur additional fees.

Q:  What forms of payment do you take?
A:  Cash, Check, and Credit Cards.  We also offer payment plans for some orders.  Please ask for more information.

Q:  How long until my portraits are ready?
A:  Once you place your print order, you can expect to receive them in four to six weeks.  Albums may take six to ten weeks.  Please be sure to tell us if you have a deadline in mind such as a holiday or other special occassion.  We make every effort to get your packages delivered promptly.

Q:  Will my images end up on Facebook?
A:  For sessions of a more private nature, such as boudoir and pin up, we do not share your images anywhere unless we have your expressed consent.  If one of your images is on our page, you are welcome to share it digitally, unaltered, and with the logo visible.

Q:  Your prices are not what I was expecting. Can you explain what I am paying for exactly?
A:  While the process of capturing an image may seem effortless, a great deal goes into each finished product or package. We use and maintain quality equipment, backdrops, software, and printing services. We routinely make every effort to stay abreast of new technologies, techniques, and software advancements. We spend hours editing images, designing albums or specialty products, and preparing your package for delivery. All of these activities are considered when carefully determining our prices.