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About Photography


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  • 1. What are proofs?
    • a. Proofing is simply how photographers show you what images are available.
  • 2. What are the different kinds of proofing?
    • a. We provide proofing on-line at no extra charge.
    • b. Printed proof sets are available, a deposit is required.
  • 3. What is a copyright?
    • a. When an artist or writer or other creative person, like a photographer, creates something, the product of that effort is protected by a copyright.
    • b. A copyright protects the creative person's ability to earn a living from their creative endeavors.
  • 4. Who owns the copyright on my wedding photographs?
    • a. The photographer.
  • 5. Why are proofs stamped with a copyright?
    • a. Proofs are only meant to show you what is available, they are not meant for display.
    • b. Proofs are marked because you have not purchased the images yet.
  • 6. What is a digital negative?
    • a. The original image file that the camera created.
  • 7. Can I receive my (digital negatives) at a date in the future? In a year? Can I keep the negatives?
    • a. No.
  • 8. If the wedding photographer provides me with a disc of images, can I print them? Can I make copies of the wedding CD or DVD of images?
    • a. Only with the photographers signed release.
  • 9. They are photos of me, and I paid-- so why don't I own them?
    • a. Please see question 3 and 4
  • 10. What kind of parent albums are there?
    • a. We offer copies of the normal album in various sizes, typically smaller. Parent albums are inexpensive as long as no changes are made to the layout or book style.
  • 11. What is a grandparent album?
    • a. A small duplicate of the original album.
  • 12. Do most wedding photographers offer those tiny albums that you give to bridesmaids?
    • a. We do.
  • 13. How long does it take to get the wedding album?
    • a. Typically 4-6 weeks from the time you approve the final draft.
  • 14. Why do enlargements cost so much?
    • a. Our reputation rides on each image we sell so we only have one standard, great.
    • b. Our images are generally used as heirlooms and not intended as snapshots so defects are carefully removed and the image is sharpened appropriately for larger images. The larger the image the more work this takes.
    • c. We only offer custom made images so all of our printing is done by professional labs, to ensure that color and quality is great and consistent.
  • 15. What are Art Prints?
    • a. They are photographs printed on a special paper, typically textured cotton.
  • 16. Can you make me look thinner, taller, prettier, smarter?
    • a. Why would I do that you are already looking dynamite!

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