FAQ's


• Where can I see more samples of actual photo sessions?
- Additional sample portfolios can be found here:
    > Solo Women
    
> Duo Women
    
> Couples
    
> Kink & Fetish
• How long in advance do I need to book my photo session?
- Generally, it is advisable to book your session at least 3 weeks in advance. For clients booking in USA, discounted pricing will apply for all confirmed photo session booked 30 days or more in advance. Photo sessions are only confirmed after deposit in received.
• Is there any discount pricing?
- YES, discount pricing is offered to photo sessions only in USA if booking confirmed more than 30 days in advance with applicable deposit.
• What do I need to do in order to confirm my appointment?
- Photo sessions are only confirmed after receipt of your deposit. Deposits can be paid with any major credit card (not debit cards) or with a PayPal account. Additionally, for clients in USA, we allow direct deposits into our US bank account.
• Are deposits refundable?
- Deposits are fully refundable prior to refund period as noted on each sign-up page for your scheduled photo session.  The refund period varies depending on where photo session is commissioned - please read Terms & Conditions on sign-up page for exact refund times. If you cancel your photo session with less than the “notice time”, your deposit will be forfeited.  If the photographer cancels a booking for any reason or at any time, your deposit will be refunded in full - or can be transferred to a rescheduled photo session at a later date.
• Does photographer provide overnight accommodations for Tropical or European locations?
- No, models must provide their own overnight locations
- However, photographer can often make suggestions and is willing to review any potential hotels or rental locations with model for usability as a photo session location.
- Often, the rental locations the photographer using in Europe and tropical locations is selected specifically for the usable as photo session location.
• How long does it take to retouch the selected images?
- Generally, it takes about 5-7 business days after model has made their selections from the full proof set that is delivered. Exception would be when photographer is on an extended tour outside of North America, then photographer will advise as to estimated delivery date.
• How are the proofs and final select retouched images delivered?
- A full set of watermarked proof pictures will be emailed directly to you as an attachment. The link to the attachment expires after 30 days, so please download the ZIP archive and store on your own computer. The proofs pictures are watermarked to indicate they have not been retouched and should therefore not be published or used in a public venue.
• Who selects the final images for retouching?
- Either, I can pick the best images for you or you can select your favorites from a full set of watermarked proofs.
• What size are the retouched images?
- The final “select” retouched images are 2,000 pixels in the longer dimension, suitable for all upload on-line purposes. Final retouched images are sized for quality viewing on all monitors and screens, not for printing. Final image size delivered is not suitable for high quality prints greater than about 5”x7”. Prints are not included in photo session prices, but prints can be purchased separately at anytime in future.

• Can I order extra retouched images?
- Yes! - extra retouching can be ordered at a rate of $50.00/image - at anytime in future.
• Can I get a copy of the Hi-Res digital files or 'Negatives'?
- No. Generally, the photographer does not issue copies of the hi-res digital files to his clients. The photographer stores these files in both of his secure alarmed digital archives locations.
• Can I purchase a copy of the ‘Hi-Res’ digital files or 'Negatives'?
- Yes, but that would involve a separate agreement and requires an extra fee. Extra fees would be negotiated based on quantity.
• Does the photographer provide wardrobe?
- No, due to the personal nature of most intimate apparel in these photo sessions, it is not advisable to have garments shared by models. If a model wants help with selection, coordination or purchase of outfits and accessories, the photographer can arrange a professional clothes stylist who can be hired to assist.
• Who owns the image files and the copyrights?
- As the original artist, the photographer always retains ownership and the copyrights to those all images. Model always retains the free right to use images for personal promotions. The model can not sell or trade that photographs to any third party.
• Do your sessions always involve nudity?
- No! Nudity is not an expectation or requirement of any of my sessions. It is strictly up to each person to set their own comfort level in this matter, and I always respect and honor your requests without pressure or judgment.
• Can our pictures be keep private?
- Absolutely, I never display any pictures from a private photo session unless a model agree in writing and/or signs a Usage Agreement and Release form.
• Do I have to sign a release?
- No, the signing of a model release is never required in a commissioned session. However, the photographer may ask that you consider signing a release if a session yields some particularly artful results - this would only be a request and not a requirement. Model Release form is required for all TFP/Creative trade photo sessions.