Yes, the image studio charges a sitting fee of £30.00 (weekdays) or £50 on Saturdays. This covers the setting up of the studio, time up to one hour, and includes a £70 credit towards your first purchase.
It is really up to you and depends on what sort of photographs you would like. If you want a casual, relaxed look, easy-to-wear clothes such as jeans or plain trousers worn with a simple shirt work well. For a touch of glamour, strappy clothes look good.
For children, bright colours add a fun feel. Why not bring a few outfits along and perhaps a favourite toy? If anybody has any special interests – football, karate, ballet, music – you could always bring along the kit or instrument.
Perhaps you have a special national dress – the intense colours of saris can look fantastic. If you need any advice, please give us a call and we can discuss it with you.
The sitting fee is payable at the time of booking. The payment for orders is taken when the order is placed.
No, unless the sitting starts to extend way beyond the hour, then an additional £10 is charged.
The session will usually take about 45 minutes to one hour.
There is no set limit to the amount of pictures taken. You cannot fix the amount of pictures to take because you never know what is going to happen on the day – we just keep taking them until we are happy that all combinations are covered.
Children usually settle down quite quickly and really enjoy the session, but if it’s ‘one of those days’ and the child really doesn’t want to know, we understand and will organise a reshoot another time.
No – just give us a call as soon as you realise you will be unable to keep the appointment and we will reschedule it for another time.
The studio is mainly white but we do use other backgrounds. We also have more opulent backgrounds and fabrics as well.
We shoot digitally in colour and can convert any photograph to black and white, or sepia.
We are fully digital. The flexibility of the digital system allows us to really show our creative flair for fantastic pictures.
We will usually try to arrange the viewing within 5 days of the sitting. We have a special viewing room at our studios where we digitally project your images onto a screen.
There is just enough retouching on the pictures to look at tone, colour and general appearance. There may be options to look at reducing blemishes or lines, and to replace a person’s smile in one picture with a smile from another.
Yes, anybody can arrange to see the pictures as long as an appointment is made.
We have a selection of frames at the studio and all of our frames are handmade. We can supply triple print frames, single print frames, and we can print on to canvas and perspex. In fact, we can do almost anything you require to make your picture stand out on the wall.
Only if there are specific areas that you would like changed, or specific instructions, like the addition of text etc.
We keep them for as long as we are in business. Whilst the copyright and property of the photographs remains with the studio you will always have access to the images.
Pictures can be placed on our website to view; however, there is a charge of £50 which is only refundable against orders over £150.
Your photographs will be ready in approximately 4 weeks. However, if they are needed urgently, perhaps for a present or a special occasion, this can usually be arranged.
No, we can take photographs anywhere. We charge a location fee of £75 (which includes a £70 credit voucher towards your first purchase) and we will come out to a destination and take some terrific photographs. Perhaps you have a nice garden, or want some photographs taken of the family at autumn time in the woods. If you want to get out but haven’t got anywhere in mind, give us a call and we can suggest some locations.
Yes, we have a car park on site just inside the gate, please park there and walk down the drive, we are in the white building at the end of the drive.