Questions & Answers
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WHEN SHOULD I BOOK
It is recommended to secure a date 1 month in advance as slots go quickly. No same week or next day booking is available.
POST READY FOR MY BIRTHDAY - You will need to book 14 business days prior to your birth date (business days ONLY count Monday - Friday)
SHOOT AS PART OF MY BIRTHDAY WEEKEND - Plan early so that you are able to get a Friday, Saturday, or Sunday that lands on your birthday weekend.
HOW TO BOOK
BOOKING IS BY PHONE CONSULTATION ONLY AT 904.351.6050: Time slots are offered on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays by advance booking only (no next day or same week booking is available). Since each project is unique, time accommodating and dates are only discussed via verbal phone call.
Best consultation days are Monday - Wednesday 10a - 8p at 904.351.6050.
Due to the volume of shoots on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, calls can only be taken and well need to be performed Monday - Thursday.
How To Pay
DEPOSIT: All deposits are made electronically via your personalized invoice emailed to you following your booking consultation. All Deposit’s Are Non-Refundable
BALANCES: Balances can be paid by Cash or Card in Person, early payment of balances can be made by requesting an invoice.
MORE RETOUCHED IMAGES: Additional retouched images can be ordered at anytime and an invoice would be issued to your for payment.
WHAT ARE PROOFS: Proofs are the previews of your session, you make you final selections using proofs. All proofs are WATERMARKED to maintain everything in the Diamond Eyez Photography Network. Proofs are not recommended for posting, they can be saved for reference when you desire to purchase more additional final images.
turnaround FOR Retouching
3 - 9 PHOTOS: 12 - 14 BUSINESS DAYS
10 & OVER: 21 - 28 BUSINESS DAYS
(Business Days ONLY COUNT Monday - Friday)
QUOTED CHARGE (Option Varies)
Rushing depends on project workload. Both the photography and editing is performed by Carissa manually. Rush can range from $25 - $50 per photo (PRE-PAID) and require 3 business days.
YOU BRING NUMBER BALLOONS: You would provide number balloons (if you want them) and must bring them PRE-INFLATED with helium. Balloons are optional but they do add that extra spunk to your session.
WHERE DO I GET MY BALLOONS: Number/Letter Balloons can be ordered online from Amazon (Prime is recommended). Locally they can be found at Party stores and possibly Dollar General, Walmart, Hobby Lobby & Michael’s Crafts
WHAT PLACES INFLATE MY BALLOONS WITH HELIM: PUBLIX offers balloon inflation (cost may vary) Party City, The Party Shop, & Party Barn Inflate balloons however you will need to check on Helium availability in advance with The part stores.
WE PROVIDE FLOOR BALLOONS: WE provide floor balloons (floor balloons to not require helium). Balloon ropes on Signature scenes are also provided by us.
BOOKING YOUR OWN MAKEUP ARTIST: Please visit your makeup artist prior to your session time and arrive with makeup fully finished.
BOOKING OUR MAKEUP ARTIST: If you book with our artist Diana Torres of Dilightfull Beat www.instagram.com/mz_dilightfull_mua you will arrive to the studio at the time we discussed. Because Diana also books her own clients, she is not on standby if your appointment is not secured with her.
CROWNS ARE PROVIDED: Anyone is welcome to wear them for the duration of your shoot FREE OF CHARGE.
BE MINDFUL OF HAIRSTYLE: If you desire to wear a crown for the shoot, please be mindful of your hairstyle. High or Low Ponytails, Wide High Buns, Pig Tails, Up-dos, or Extremely Short Cuts limit you options of crowns.
YOU PROVIDE OUTFITS & COORDINATING ACCESSORIES: Being Over Prepared is better then being under-prepared!
DRESS AT THE STUDIO: If you are starting or doing a studio session we recommend you bring your outfit to get dressed at the studio, just in case your outfit is wrinkled we can steam it prior to starting. If you are starting outdoors please arrive dressed.
REMEMBER SHOES & UNDERGARMENTS: Black or nude bras are recommended worn under a white or pastel top to avoid it showing through, pasties are recommended for tops that are shear.
COME FULLY STYLED: We ask that you arrive to your session with hair fully styled:
KEEP CURLED STYLES CLIPPED UP UNTIL ARRIVAL: Keep curled styles clipped up until arrival to avoid curls from falling
NO NAILS ?!? USE PRESS ONS!: Nice hack if you don’t have time to get your nails doneis to do press on nails
SUBMIT DECISION 48 HOURS BEFORE SESSION: Options are on studio page (Click Here)
SUBMIT DECISION 48 HOURS BEFORE SESSION
ONLY 2 EXTRA GUEST 12yr OR OLDER: You Are Allowed Two (2) Spectators To Join Your Shoot, please do not bring anyone under the age of 12 to your session. Guest over 2 will be limited to the waiting rooms during your session.
CARISSA ASSIST WITH POSING
PRINTING NOT INCLUDED WITH SERVICE COST: Prints are sold separate from the service of the session, there are various sizes to select from ranging from Wallets to 30x40 Blowups.
PRINTING IS LAST STAGE: Printing will be the last stage of the project. Only retouched images are eligible for printing