I am really excited for this new year especially with my budding photography business. Hopefully in the first couple of months I will have my website up and running. This will make it easier for me to give my clients proofs and I will be able to offer more tailored packages that Include prints. As of right now all of my prints are ala carte because I don’t really have a way to proof them other than my Facebook or my Deviant Art account. While these two options do allow you to see and in the case of Deviant Art Purchase your photos it also makes it so that everyone else can see them as well and well lets be honest not all portraits should be posted for public viewing. I do currently have a free website however it is more informational than interactive.
In this coming year I hope to do several weddings and lots of family, modeling, and nature shoots. I even have some Trash the dress shoots scheduled. This is going to be an exciting year for me. I can not wait to see how my photography is received by the public. It is kind of a hard thing to put yourself out there for everyone to see and critique but so far with the small clientele that I currently have I have been received fairly well.
I was only doing portraits and photo shoots for the general public this year for about half the year, before that it was all family and friends. I am hoping that I can get my name out there more and will be posting flyers and getting business cards in addition to my website this year.
Keep an eye on DellaMort Photography for sales and contests on my Facebook page.
Happy New year to everyone may it be a great one.
If you have any questions or would like to book a photo shoot or wedding photographer Please do not hesitate to contact me on my Facebook or at email@example.com.
I love shooting Senior Pictures. It marks a huge turning point in many peoples lives when they start thinking about what comes next. You start to realize when you become a High School Senior that things are not always going to be easy and that there is a world beyond your home town. These photographs should be something that you can look back on for many years and fondly remember your time at the Top of the food chain in high school. They should be distinctively you. When trying to find a photographer for your Senior Portraits there are a few things that you should think about.
Do you want formal or informal pictures? Most people go with the formal as that is what is socially accepted in the main stream. But maybe you are not so main stream and would prefer candid shots of you doing a favorite activity, Like maybe Larping? Or maybe your a tennis player and want your shot to include tennis. You can Invite a photographer to an event and ask them to follow you and get candid shots and choose from those for your senior portrait.
If you would like the formal setting but would still like them to include your personality then bring props. If you play a sport get a portrait package that you can change outfits and bring your uniform Or if you need a more inexpensive portrait package maybe just bring the base ball or your glove or football or whatever. You can also include things like pets. Animals can be difficult to work with so when bringing a pet just be prepared to either get fewer shots or purchase a longer package.
Another question that you should ask is how much am I willing to spend? If you have little to no budget and don’t mind more candid shots maybe you can get together with some friends and take each others pictures. If you want something a little more formal and have a little bit of a budget you can go with an amateur or semi pro photographer such as me usually you can get good quality shots and most semi pro will offer a cd with the edited photos on them that you will then be able to print email or upload to be able to give the pictures to your school family and friends. This is a good low budget option for many people as there are many different packages that are available. If you want to go over the top and have the budget for it go with a 100% pro photographer. They will give you great quality pictures as well as prints and usually offer a cd for an additional cost.
The last question is where and when? If you are going with friends or a semi pro photographer you can usually get them done wherever you want. Most semi pros have an area or a few places that they like to shoot so make sure that you ask questions about where you can do the shoot if you go this route. I really like to shoot in parks or in down town Portland. I love the contrast of the portrait against the hardness of the down town buildings. Make sure that you have a couple places in mind when you contact your photographer so that you can discuss the environment that you would like your pictures to embody. As for when to have your portraits done. Most schools require that your pictures be turned in by sometime in October so naturally September is a hard time to get a shoot in as photographers are super busy. I say do it in July or August to beat the rush and save your self the stress. This will mean that you can be done when everyone else is stressing about being able to find a photographer with an opening. And book early even if you do want to wait until September to do your portraits book the date in June or July that way you do not have to worry about the photographer of your choice already being booked.
I am available for consults on Senior Pictures on evenings and weekends. Please don’t hesitate to contact me with any questions or to book a consult or shoot either on my facebook or my email Tabitha@dellamortphotography.com
My prices for senior shoots are as follows
10 Fully Edited Images on CD
Option to add Professional Prints
15 Fully Edited Images on CD
Option to add Professional Prints
15 Fully Edited Images on CD
$10 Print Credit (Usable on any images taken during the session)
20 Fully Edited Images on CD
$20 Print Credit (Usable on any images taken during the session)
Up to 3 Locations
Please contact me on my email or Facebook to book your Senior Portraits today.
I would really like to delve into the world of Pin Up and Boudoir Photography more. They bring out the beauty of the human form and can really be done with a male or female model. The traditional shots are more for a woman however.
This is an area that it seems not many people have the ambition to go for. I have done one shoot with a friend and they turned out great. would really like to get some shots with someone with an old 57 ish Chevy truck or even a newer 4×4 kind of like what the 4×4 magazines do. So this is my call for models. If anyone has been thinking about getting pin up pix done give me a shout at firstname.lastname@example.org or on my facebook (click on the word facebook). I need a couple of different models and If you will do this for me I will give you a CD with the edited photos on it for you to keep or print. This would be an out door shoot so Im really shooting for doing it during the summer but need to get some models lined up and if you happen to have a 4×4 or older truck or car or know someone who would let us use it that would be awesome. 🙂
I also want to do some Boudoir shots. The terms for this are the same and for letting me take these pics for my portfolio I would give you a cd with the edited pictures on it. This kind of shoot can be done at any time as generally it is done in doors and in your home so that you are comfortable. I could bring some satin cloth to use as a “sheet” to lay on or a prop I also have some organza that I could bring. you would be able to wear really whatever you want lingerie or swim suit or whatever its more the style of pic than what you are wearing and I would want you to be comfortable. I could help with hair and make up if needed as well. So again give me a shout if you were thinking about getting Boudoir Pictures taken at email@example.com or on my facebook.
I have several other Portrait styles that I am looking for models to round out my portfolio as well including the following:
Trash the dress Photos
Wedding Photography (restrictions apply to this area contact me for details)
If you are interested in being a model for DellaMort Photography in any of these areas please do not hesitate to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org or on my facebook. My work is also available on my facebook as well as by clicking here. You can also contact me not only about Boudoir Photos Or Pin Ups I am also booking for most any other Portrait style.