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How would you best describe your style? 

Simple, organic and neutral.

What type of sessions do you offer?

I am a wedding, newborn, child and family photographer. I offer mini and full sessions.

When is the best time to book a session?

For newborn sessions, I’d generally say during your 2nd trimester is best! Since I only take 6-8 newborn sessions per month, these sessions fill up quickly!

For outdoor sessions, anywhere from 3-6 months is best!

For wedding dates, 1 year in advance.

Do you only shoot at sunset?

Unless I am shooting a full-day wedding, all my outdoor sessions take place at sunset only.

How much are your packages?

I offer a variety of packages for each type of session. Please inquire by email for specific pricing pertaining to the session you are interested in.

Do you provide digital images?

Absolutely! Your packages come with the print rights to your full-sized digital images to print at a location of your choice.

Do you offer prints?

I am currently not offering print product at this time, however I do send out a list of recommendations.

When and how will I get my gallery?

Your wedding gallery is delivered within four weeks from your wedding date. All other sessions are delivered within one week from your session date. You’ll receive your images (no matter what type of session) via digital download to print at a location of your choice.

What form of payment do you accept?

I currently take cash, check or PayPal (for retainer only).

Do you have a  studio and where is it located? 

Yes! My studio is in Stanwood, WA.

What type of studio sessions do you offer? 

I take newborn and milestone sessions in the studio. I am currently only booking milestone sessions in the studio for newborn clients.

Do you travel for sessions, including weddings?

Yes, for a mileage fee we can travel if you have a specific location in mind. However, we do 90% of our sessions on Camano Island or in Snohomish County.

Can I share my images to Facebook?

You can only share the web-resized images to Facebook please. You are able to download these upon receiving your gallery.

Do you offer gift certificates?

Of course! I can provide a gift certificate in any dollar amount to go toward any type of session that I currently offer. All gift certificates expire one year after purchase and are non-refundable.

Do you accept tips?

Although not expected at all, I do accept tips and appreciate it so much.

When and how do I pay for my newborn or outdoor session?

Upon choosing your date or due date month, a non-refundable retainer fee is required. Payment for retainer is accepted through PayPal. The remaining balance of your session is due at time of session by cash or check.

What is your retainer fee for weddings?

I take 30% retainer at time of booking with signed contract. Remaining balance is due 14 days prior to your wedding date.

What is your retainer fee for newborn and outdoor sessions? 

My retainer fee is $75+tax

Will you travel to me for my newborn session? 

I only take studio sessions at my home studio in Stanwood.

What should I wear to my newborn or outdoor session?

With each session I send out a guide that discusses many things, including what to wear.

What do I need to do to prepare for my newborn session?

With your newborn session, you will receive an instruction guide that explains just what to expect the day of your session.

When do you schedule newborn sessions?

I aim for those sleepy photos with my newborn sessions. I schedule newborn sessions only between 5-12 days old. About 90% of my sessions are scheduled on weekday mornings and session start time is always in the morning hours.

Are siblings allowed at newborn sessions? 

Sibling and family shots are taken at the very beginning of the session with arrangements for siblings to leave for the remainder of the newborn session. My studio can accommodate up to TWO adults only.

How long will my session be?

Mini sessions last around 20-30 minutes, full outdoor sessions last about 45 minutes to 1 hour and newborn sessions are between 3 and 4 hours long.

How do I get first access to holiday mini sessions?

Once I have photographed you, you are added to a PRIVATE client page where mini sessions are released, as well as any specials!

 

Did I miss something? Please feel free to email me at ashleymaescott@gmail.com with any additional questions!