Your Photo Shoot Consultation

Client sitting in a chair for consultation

We treat each photoshoot as unique as you are! To receive top quality photos that reflect your expectations we suggest you take the time to come into the studio for a short consultation. Although it is not mandatory; it gives you the option to get comfortable with your photographer and studio space. Furthermore; it will allow you to take the time to customize aspects that influence the overall style of your photoshoot.

Below, we have gathered 5 reasons you should book a consultation before your shoot!

Meet The Photographer: Erik

Coming in for a consultation means that have the chance to meet Erik. You can use this time to learn more about him so that you are not working with a “stranger” on the day of your shoot. You will find that this will allow initial nerves to fade away.

Wardrobe, Make-Up, & Hair Oh My !

One of the first things we like to go over during a consultation is the plans for your wardrobe, make-up, and hair. If you’re unsure about what you’d like, we can sit down and look through photos to help you find inspiration from previously used styles. Although you are responsible for your wardrobe, we can provide a makeup artist to do your makeup and some light hair styling. Taking time during a consultation to learn about your makeup style preferences will give you more time in front of the camera on your shoot day.

Get Comfortable With The Studio

Along with getting comfortable with your photographer, a consultation also allows you to visit and get comfortable with the studio space. We will be sure to give you a quick tour so that when your shoot day arrives you know your way around!

Choose the Style of Your Shoot

There are many types of styles you can go for in your final portraits. Visiting the studio will allow you to choose your favorite backdrops and set options with a clear head. Making these decisions during the consultation will ease your mind during your shoot day.

In addition to the set backgrounds and props we will also discuss the overall style of the shoot. Do you want your photos to feel dark and moody, or light and soft? These are aspects Erik must take into consideration before he preps for you to come in on your shoot day.

View Print Options

As we wrap up your consult we will showcase the various print options you have to choose from. Displaying your final photos is important to us. We’ll help you make the right decisions to match your selections with your budget.

We are so happy to hear that you have booked your shoot! To schedule a pre-shoot consultation please contact erik@pattonportraits.com.