Senior Portraits

The High School Senior Portrait Experience
Single senior excursion $350
Bring a friend, split the cost $450
One organizer and 2 friends (3 max) $550
One organizer and 3 friends (4 max) $600
A $50 non-refundable deposit holds your session time and date
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Portrait Session

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A full portrait session is:

  • 1 to 2 hours
  • location changes allowed
  • wardrobe changes allowed

A short session is:

  • up to 1 hour
  • one location
  • no full wardrobe changes
  • adding a jacket in some shots is allowed
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Web Site & Marketing Images

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This is a session where we work together to create the images you need for your Web site or other marketing.  Refer to Photography Services pricing.

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Outdoor, available light, natural settings as backdrops...

2-515-20 min**$120/per person**

**minimum of 3 people booked per location/session

Images will be sized in standard head shot dimension 2x3, portrait orientation, at 300 dpi, delivered via our on line client gallery as digital image files. Custom dimensions may be substituted when communicated at or before the time of the session.  Payment due in advance of session.

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Photography Services

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 Hourly RateHalf DayFull Day
Photographer*$150 $500 $1000
+ Assistant$200$750$1500

Simple Enhance/Retouch/Crop/Format/Size Minimum $20 per image
Complex Retouch $60/hr
Design $60/hr

*Plus expenses to be detailed in contract, i.e. travel, mileage, equipment, models, props, site fees, etc.

Image format delivered will be jpg unless otherwise specified in advance, i.e. RAW, tif

$300 minimum per job (waived for clients on retainer)

Contact Lori to request a quote for services.  You will be sent an invoice.

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Action Event Coverage

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Competition Events:

  • Sporting Events
  • Equine Events
  • Canine Events

The Essence Captured Equine Photography Group is available to cover events and provide images for purchase to event participants.  Booking requires the following:

  • Guarantee of $250+ in sales for small events (1-2 hours)
  • Guarantee of $500+ in sales for large events  (3-5 hours)
  • Paid or waived admission to event
  • Paid or waived parking
  • Travel Stipend for all events outside Photographer's Home Region
  • Link to Essence Captured's on line Gallery on event Web site
  • E-mail message sent to participants with link to Image Gallery after event

Contact Lori for a contract.  

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Event Photography

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Up to 2 hours, 1 photographer$300
Up to 3 hours, 1 photographer$450
Up to 4 hours, 1 photographer$550
Up to 5 hours, 1 photographer$700
Up to 6 hours, 1 photographer$850

Your full payment will hold your event date.  Cancellations made 30 days prior to the event will result in a refund, less a $100 cancellation fee.

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