Please inquire or email me at email@example.com and include your session/wedding requested date, your vision, ideal chosen package, and any details you would like to specify. I will get back to you within 48 hours! The non-refundable 25% retainer deposit (from the total package) is required to reserve a session or wedding date, along with the signed wedding contract agreement for weddings. Busy seasons book up quickly (early March-early May, and end of September-middle of December) so it's recommended to book a session several weeks or months in advance, if you are requesting a specific date. Sessions are first come first serve by who pays the deposit to reserve first. I'm unable to hold a date without the required deposit for both sessions and weddings. Prices are subject to change at any time without notice.
I'm currently nestled in the pines of Flagstaff, Arizona and love traveling. I'm available to travel throughout Arizona and out-of-state (I do not have an indoor studio space). A travel fee will be applied for sessions and weddings outside of Flagstaff. Any additional fees will be in incurred depending on milage, permits, parking or entry fees are required for your requested location. The session location choice is up to you! I have pre-sought location recommendations all over Arizona. If you have a specific location or season in mind (for example the iconic yellow sunflowers which bloom in mid-August here in Flagstaff) it is recommended to contact me in advance. Weekends book up quickly; October is the busiest month of the year.
Lighting is the most important element of a picture, especially being a natural light photographer. I photograph in gorgeous natural light, usually recommended to begin either early mornings or late afternoons/early evenings; the start time will depend on the season of the year (i.e. the sun rises earlier and sets later in the spring summer, and rises later and sets earlier in the fall/winter).
Yes! Feel free to bring any fun props or your four-legged animals to your session free of charge, but please let me know in advance if you are bringing your pet(s). These are your photos so you can bring any fun props or items with meaning to your session. These can range from holiday props, to your ATVs you like to ride with your partner, a hammock, senior confetti or champagne to pop, etc. Props are not provided for sessions, you must bring your own.
I will send you an outfit guide prior to your session date to help with outfit inspiration and tips for all sessions types. You're welcome to ask or send me outfit options if you need help choosing. I suggest bringing your outfits, touch-up makeup, and a brush/comb in a bag to carry. Some clients prefer getting their hair & makeup professional done by a stylist. Your friend, partner, or parent can come along to help with touch-ups, carry your bag, and for support to cheer you on! Please limit your "helpers" to 1-2 people. Cap & gowns are not provided for senior sessions, you must bring all your own props and attire.
My clients receive, download, and view their images through an online private gallery called Pixieset, with instructions which will allow you to download images to your phone or computer and order prints directly within the gallery link store. The average turnaround for regular portrait galleries is between 2-4 weeks (depending on the season), and for wedding galleries is between 6-10 weeks (depending on the season). The gallery allows easy access for ordering print/canvases, downloading digital images, and sharing with family for personal usage. Session galleries are available for 90 days online, and for weddings 1 year and then will be removed. If you would like to extend your gallery or your images uploaded onto a new gallery in the future there is an archival fee. Client understand it is their responsibility to download and backup their images, it's not the photographer's job to achieve your images after delivery.
I, being the one who clicks the camera, I own the copy rights as the photographer. You are able to use the images for personal usage, which is defined and limited to personal social media accounts, decor in the home, personal cards, etc. The photographs cannot be use for any contests, sales/income, marketing, promotion, or commercial use. Upon meeting you will sign a model release to release your photos for usage under my website and social media platforms. If for any reason you are wanting to use your images for anything else, please inform me and we can discuss the details of a separate contract prior to your session.
No, and this is not common for professional photographers. My images represent my business brand and photography style in which I only give images that I have edited/retouched and do not give any unedited images to any clients. All clients are treated equally. The entire editing process takes time to edit, so it's required that you do not additionally edit the images yourself or add filters. My editing style is timeless, warm, bright and vibrant. The images you see on my website are what you will similarly receive in exposure, tone, and contrast.
Prints, canvases, and cards (holiday, graduation invitations or save-the-dates) can be ordered directly within your online gallery store. It is recommended to print within the gallery store for the best possible quality and color result. Other print centers or companies may negatively impact the quality; pixelation, color, etc. Clients are given freedom to print their images anywhere (for personal use only), but Julia Romano Photography does not have any affiliations with other companies nor is responsible if other print companies or centers are not up to standard with quality, coloring, pricing, or if you have issues with another print company's print results. Custom photo albums can be ordered upon request. The album design process is a full service creation by Julia Romano Photography and a proof is sent to confirm with you. Many cover options and additions are available.
There is a $35 reschedule fee for session reschedules due to non-weather related reasons. I'm always checking the forecast to keep my clients updated on weather since Flagstaff/Arizona weather can be unpredictable. If the weather is bad leading up to your session, we can reschedule at no cost, upon my availability. For weddings please refer to your the wedding contract agreement. Your deposit still remains non-refundable if a replacement date cannot be set; as soon as I receive your deposit to reserve your session date and time I have to turn other clients away for the same requested date and slot time.