Frequently Asked Questions
You may have many great questions before, during and after your session with me. If you have any questions that are not answered here please do not hesitate to drop me an email.
How Do I Book A Session?
Visit HERE and fill out all the details in the form. It can take up to 48 hours for me to respond and confirm your booking. The reservation payment of $125 confirms your day with me. The balance of your session will be due on the day of you session by either cash or credit card.
Do You Ever Photograph Indoors Or In A Studio?
I am primarily an outdoor, natural light photographer. I rarely use staged backdrops and lights. I find that part of the experience of the day is being in nature and being engulfed by the great outdoors. I find this is where people are most beautiful. I am open to location suggestion, indoor areas with ample natural light.
What Should I Wear To My Session?
I recommend choosing outfits that that allow you to feel beautiful and most importantly like yourself. Think of that special dress you have been meaning to wear. Have fun with your outfit choices this is your chance to wear something that makes you feel special. If you need guidance I am here to help and happy to talk further with you about what to wear. I also will be in further contact about shoe choices once a location is picked as often time shoots will involve some mild hiking and various types of terrain.
I Have Never Had Professional Photos Before?
No problem, lots of folks haven't. I am here to help you pose and feel confident in front of the camera, with encouragement and natural movement suggestions. At any time if anything feels awkward, of your have physical limitations, I am more than understanding and we can move on to what works best. Relax, this day is for you to feel celebrated and you are in good hands.
How Long Will My Session Take?
This depends on the session you chose. Any where from 1-6 hours. Please allow yourself plenty of travel time to locations. I will be in contact with you before your session. During which time we will discuss location, your goals for the day, and how you envision your final images. My aim is to tailor your session to your unique and individual wishes.
How Soon After Will I Receive My Images?
After your session I will spend hours working with your images. I will select only the best from your day and then make them available to you online. There are no proof galleries, just magical finished photos delivered right to your email. This can take up to 6 weeks. If you need to them sooner we can discuss the rush service charge. *** I do not ever provide RAW or unedited images from the sessions. The final images presented to you are chosen from my artistic discretion and are the only images available to you. I understand that this may not meet the needs of every client and if you are uncomfortable with this I suggest exploring other professionals for your imagery needs.
Can You Fix Any Blemishes Or Remove Wrinkles In My Final Images?
Only on your request will I alter any blemishes you are concerned with. I will not take any liberties to alter your image with your knowledge and consent. I want you to love how you look and and your images to look like the best you, which is honestly gorgeous with or without editing.
Who Owns The Copyright to my Photos and How Can/Will They Be Used?
Light Witch Photography/Courtney Brooke Hall owns the full copyright to all the photographs I take. I am sure to use the images to promote my business either in print, on my website, on social media, promotional materials and possibly in public shows or published works. You may use them for anything you'd like, in fact, I hope you do. However Should the images we create together ever be published (magazine/newspaper/or any line forum such as facebook/twitter/tumblr/instagram/blog/personal website etc) that LightWitch Photography or Courtney Brooke Hall must absolutely be credited. A link to my website or social media platform is always greatly appreciated. This copyright/attribution policy is non-negotiable. There will be contract and model release is signed prior to your session. I will never share your personal information in reference to your images with out prior consent. And I will never use your image inappropriately.
Can I Bring Someone With Me or Bring A Pet?
This is flexible and can be discussed on a case by case basis before your session. With out prior notification the answer is no.
Do You Do Weddings?
I am flattered that you would ask, but NO.
What If I Have To Cancel My Session?
If you must reschedule your reservation payment is good for 6 months and will be held to book another date. Reservation payments are non-refundable and I encourage you to book another date.
I understand that life happens, I will always try to make every attempt to re-schedule you as soon as possible. However due to respect for my other clients, a maximum of 1 re-scheduled session will be allowed. If A 2nd reschedule is needed you will be charged a new reservation payment of $125, and you will be required to pay the session balance in full no later than 2 weeks prior to your next chosen session date.
Should your session get cancelled due to weather we will work together to re-schedule in the next available slot.
***Cancelation with less than 24 hour notice with no reschedule will result in the client being billed the balance of the session. I would always prefer that you reschedule and avoid this option. .
PLEASE NOTE: Session Fees, Reservation Payments and any Sale Sessions are NON-REFUNDABLE