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name(s) and birth date(s) of all individuals being photographed
what day and time would you like?
what is your preferred style of portraiture?
what is the FIRST most important collection of shots you would like from this session:
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I have a casual, more documentary style of photography. I enjoy capturing the special moments between families, which are most likely the expressions that you see most in one another every day. You will find me talking to you and your family a lot, with special attention in engaging your children in the moment.
Please allow me to keep them focused on me, rather than being firm with them; I have a few tricks to help kids forget the camera is even there, thus producing more natural expressions and smiles from them. If you have younger children, I may tell some jokes or act silly, with teens, I may pull them off to the side and get to know a bit about them first. I know family portrait-time can be thought of as a stressful time, but I want you to enjoy more than your images, but also the experience of making those images.
I gravitate towards the natural posing that families do, but may offer posing suggestions as needed, in order to benefit the final look of your portraits. Also, attitude is everything. A grumpy disposition, whether a child’s or a parent’s, can show up in your final images, so I ask that you come to your session with an open mind, keeping in mind that you are creating precious memories that you will cherish for decades to come.
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For children around three or four and up, sometimes I ask for a bit of space while I am taking their portraits. Why? Often times a child feels the need to perform in front of a parent, and that often means un-natural smiles and expressions. I want to present to you images of your child that are natural and real and so I ask for space. Now, keep in mind I will let your child be our guide. If he or she starts to fuss, you will be quickly asked to come back until they are comfortable. I want you to be comfortable too!
When I say “space” I usually mean a few feet, but always have your child and me within view.
Those are two words you will never hear me speak at your child's session, and I would ask that you would refrain from using those words, or any similar
phrasing, as well.
Let me explain. I strive to get honest and natural expressions from your child. When a child is asked to 'say cheese', he or she will not give a natural smile, but rather they will be performing, and this will be apparent in the images. Please give me room to get on your child's level, and you will soon see the natural expressions you know and love.
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Outdoor Fine Art Mini Session
Session Fee: $125
20 minutes session
5 digital images
photo print release
Fine art prints begin at $50 for prints 8x12 and smaller, and portrait collections begin at $100.
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portrait agreement & model release
All images are captured in a raw colour format, this means even when the shoot is over, the image-making process is not finished. My job at that point is to discard the test shots and any images that are not up to my standards and select the real pieces of art that all the other shots helped create. I take those images and spend a great deal of time carefully processing them individually to tone the colour, smooth any imperfections, and produce heirloom pieces of art which are presented in your image gallery. For these reasons, the test shots and
any other images not included in the image gallery are not available for viewing unless you purchase the "
extra image proofing gallery
1. All images will be copyrighted by Carly Benjamin of Carly Bee Photography and are protected by Canadian Copyright Law. Additionally, any images taken may be used in Carly Bee Photography's portfolio (this may include website, social media, marketing materials, and displays)
2. No other cameras (including cell phones) other than the official photographer’s are to be used during the session.
3. Carly Bee Photography is not responsible for accidents or damages incurred while photographing or while traveling to and from sessions.
4. The client agrees and does hereby release from all liability and hold harmless Carly Bee Photography and any of its employees representing or related to Carly Bee Photography. This liability release is for any and all liability for personal injuries including death and property losses or damage in connection with any activity or accommodation of the above mentioned Business. The undersigned does hereby further agree to abide by all the rules and regulations that are presented by Carly Bee Photography.
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