Rates

Hello! Thanks for your interest in working together. I shoot a variety of portraits (including headshots, family, maternity, newborn, couples, cosplay, boudoir) and events (including engagements, weddings, birthday, corporate events, fashion shows).  My rates are based on the type of coverage you would like to book. If none of these packages fit your specific needs, let me know details of your project and I can customize something for you. Here is a summary — click a link to go directly to the section you’re interested in!

Portraits

Wedding and Engagements

Events

Newborn

Learning


Portraits on Location

This type of photoshoot creates magazine-quality images. Portraits includes headshots, fashion, actress/actor portraits, couple, family, graduation, boudoir, maternity, or photos for website or social media. Note that a headshot is a type of close-up portrait where a person’s face is the focus of the photo. These photos can be used for personal branding, casting, or simply as a profile picture on a website or social media. The following packages are for when an outdoor location is suitable or if you provide a location. See Portrait, FashionFamily, and Headshot examples

Diamond Portraits on Location

  • $375 for 120-minute session
  • 300 minutes of post-processing to bring images to magazine-quality edits
  • up to 2 nearby locations
  • online preview gallery for you to pick your images
  • includes 20 edited photos of your choice

Gold Portraits on Location

  • $300 for 90-minute session
  • 225 minutes of post-processing to bring images to magazine-quality edits
  • up to 2 nearby locations
  • online preview gallery for you to pick your images
  • includes 15 edited photos of your choice

Silver Portraits on Location

  • $225 for 60-minute session
  • 150 minutes of post-processing to bring images to magazine-quality edits
  • 1 location
  • online preview gallery for you to pick your images
  • includes 10 edited photos of your choice

Bronze Portraits on Location

  • $175 for 45-minute session
  • 90 minutes of post-processing to bring images to magazine-quality edits
  • 1 location
  • online preview gallery for you to pick your images
  • includes 6 edited photos of your choice

INCLUDED IN ALL PACKAGES

  • Consultations via email, phone, or skype for any brainstorming or preparation of the photoshoot
  • Online preview gallery for shot selection (You pick exactly the photos you want!)
  • Magazine-quality images. Post-processing includes global and local adjustments to exposure, contrast, white balance, clarity, colour toning, etc but no object removal
  • Perpetual license for personal use for all photos, with reproduction in digital or print media
  • For more details, see Notes

OPTIONAL ADD-ONS

  1. Additional images: $20/image
  2. Special post-processing requests: $20/image (can include advanced skin retouching, reshaping, object removal depending on complexity of removal, etc)
  3. Unedited DNG file for any image: $150/image
  4. Additional professional makeup or hair services can be arranged upon request

Portraits in Studio

This type of photoshoot creates magazine-quality images. Portraits includes headshots, fashion, actress/actor portraits, couple, family, graduation, boudoir, maternity, or photos for website or social media. Note that a headshot is a type of close-up portrait where a person’s face is the focus of the photo. These photos can be used for personal branding, casting, or simply as a profile picture on a website or social media. The following packages include an indoor studio booking. Availability is subject to the studio schedule. See PortraitsHeadshots, and Boudoir for examples.

Diamond Portraits in Studio

  • $425 for 90-minute session
  • includes 300 minutes of post-processing to bring images to magazine-quality edits
  • includes studio booking, subject to scheduling and studio availability
  • online preview gallery for you to pick your images
  • includes 20 edited photos of your choice

Gold Portraits in Studio

  • $350 for 60-minute session
  • includes 225 minutes of post-processing to bring images to magazine-quality edits
  • includes studio booking, subject to scheduling and studio availability
  • online preview gallery for you to pick your images
  • includes 15 edited photos of your choice

Silver Portraits in Studio

  • $275 for 45-minute session
  • includes 150 minutes of post-processing to bring images to magazine-quality edits
  • includes studio booking, subject to scheduling and studio availability
  • online preview gallery for you to pick your images
  • includes 10 edited photos of your choice

Bronze Portraits in Studio

  • $200 for 30-minute session
  • includes 90 minutes of post-processing to bring images to magazine-quality edits
  • includes studio booking, subject to scheduling and studio availability
  • online preview gallery for you to pick your images
  • includes 6 edited photos of your choice

INCLUDED IN ALL PACKAGES

  • Includes use of lighting equipment and modifiers if needed
  • Consultations via email, phone, or skype for any brainstorming or preparation of the photoshoot
  • Online preview gallery for shot selection (You pick exactly the photos you want!)
  • Magazine-quality images. Post-processing includes global and local adjustments to exposure, contrast, white balance, clarity, colour toning, etc but no object removal
  • Perpetual license for personal use for all photos, with reproduction in digital or print media
  • Images are printable up to 12×8″
  • For more details, see Notes

OPTIONAL ADD-ONS

  1. Additional images: $20/image
  2. Special post-processing requests: $20/image (can include advanced skin retouching, reshaping, object removal depending on complexity of removal, etc)
  3. Unedited DNG file for any image: $150/image
  4. Additional professional makeup or hair services can be arranged upon request
  5. Studio bookings subject to schedule and availability

Engagement Photoshoot

This type of photoshoot creates magazine-quality images. Portraits These engagement packages refer to shooting on location. Studio options are available as an add-on.

Gold Package

  • $550 for 2-hour session
  • 6 hours post-processing to bring images to magazine-quality edits
  • 2 nearby locations
  • unlimited outfit changes
  • online preview gallery for you to pick your images
  • Includes 40 images of your choice

Silver Package

  • $425 for 1.5 hour session
  • 4.5 hours post-processing to bring images to magazine-quality edits
  • 1 location
  • 2 outfits
  • online preview gallery for you to pick your images
  • Includes 25 images of your choice

Bronze Package

  • $300 for 1 hour session
  • 3 hours post-processing to bring images to magazine-quality edits
  • 1 location
  • 1 outfit
  • online preview gallery for you to pick your images
  • Includes 15 images of your choice

INCLUDED IN ALL PACKAGES

  • Consultations via email, phone, or skype for any brainstorming or preparation of the photoshoot
  • Online preview gallery for shot selection (You pick exactly the photos you want!)
  • Magazine-quality images. Post-processing includes global and local adjustments to exposure, contrast, white balance, clarity, colour toning, etc but no object removal
  • Perpetual license for personal use for all photos, with reproduction in digital or print media
  • Images are printable up to 12×8″
  • For more details, see Notes

OPTIONAL ADD-ONS

  1. Additional images: $20/image
  2. Special post-processing requests: $20/image (can include advanced skin retouching, reshaping, object removal depending on complexity of removal, etc)
  3. Unedited DNG file for any image: $150/image
  4. Additional professional makeup or hair services can be arranged upon request
  5. Studio bookings may be available upon request

Wedding Photography

This is a photojournalistic style of photography that creates professional images that document your day. I love the emotion and joy of wedding and engagement photography because, at the end of the day, it’s spending time with a lovely couple on their special day and capturing their love in enchanting images. I hope to capture these moments with you! See wedding examples.

Weddings
  • all day coverage of 8+ hours
  • full day packages start from $1700
  • packages may include secondary shooter and/or an engagement shoot
  • post-processing to bring all images to a professional level
  • 1000+ images that capture all the special moments of your day
  • license for personal use (sharing, printing, etc)
  • Contact me for a complimentary consultation session!
Wedding Photobooth
  • $500
  • 3 hours operation
  • includes on-site assistant
  • props, backdrop, lighting equipment
  • high-resolution JPEG images
  • optional add-on: $200 for highlight reel of photos

OPTIONAL ADD-ONS

  1. Special post-processing requests: $20/image (can include advanced skin retouching, reshaping, object removal depending on complexity of removal, etc)
  2. Unedited DNG file for any image: $150/image
  3. Additional professional makeup or hair services can be arranged upon request
  4. For all wedding packages, an engagement package can be added at a reduced price, please inquire

General Event Photography

This photojournalistic style of photography creates professional images that document an event. I provide photographic coverage for a variety of private, community, and public events. In the past, I’ve covered birthdays, baby parties, national sporting competitions, product launches, and fashion shows. See examples from various events

General Events
  • $150 for the first hour of coverage; $100 for every hour thereafter
  • Minimum of two hours for each booking
  • I generally produce ~100 images per hour
  • For corporate events such as conferences, please get in touch with me for a custom quote

Notes

  • All images are post-processed to bring them to a professional level
  • Images are delivered electronically in a shared folder with unlimited downloads for up to 30 days
  • Includes personal use license for all images (digital and prints)
  • Images are printable up to 12×8″

OPTIONAL ADD-ONS

  • A secondary shooter may be available, please contact for a quote
  • Special post-processing requests: $20/image (can include advanced skin retouching, reshaping, object removal depending on complexity of removal, etc)
  • Unedited DNG file for any image: $150/image
  • Images can be uploaded to an online gallery for viewing on any phone or computer: $100 for 6 months, $150 for 12 months

Newborn Sessions

This type of photoshoot creates magazine-quality images. Baby photos are a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. They are the most adorable type of portraits! These are done 7-10 days after birth.
Diamond Session on Location
  • $525 for 2-3 hours session
  • any number of props
  • includes images with parents
  • includes 15 images of your choice

Gold Session on Location

  • $325 for 1-1.5 hour session
  • includes 2 setups
  • images of baby only
  • includes 6 images of your choice
INCLUDED IN ALL PACKAGES
  • Includes use of lighting equipment and modifiers if needed
  • Personal space heater for regulating temperature
  • Consultations via email, phone, or skype for any brainstorming or preparation of the photoshoot
  • Online preview gallery for shot selection (You pick exactly the photos you want!)
  • Magazine-quality images. Post-processing includes global and local adjustments to exposure, contrast, white balance, clarity, colour toning, etc but no object removal
  • Perpetual license for personal use for all photos, with reproduction in digital or print media
  • Images are printable up to 12×8″
  • For more details, see Notes

OPTIONAL ADD-ONS

  1. Additional images: $20/image
  2. Special post-processing requests: $20/image
  3. Composite edits: $100/image
  4. Unedited DNG file for any image: $150/image

Workshops

I teach limited-seating workshops on various photography topics throughout the year.


Private Photography Lessons

If you’re looking to improve your photography, I offer private one-on-one lessons tailored to your needs. There’s no substitute for personal mentorship and discussion with an experienced photographer. I can cover various aspects of photography including how to adjust camera settings and why you might use one setting over another in specific situations, how to find good places to take photos, what are good photographic techniques, how to pose people for portraits, post-production and more! My lessons are tailored to what you want to achieve with your photography.

60 Minute Lesson Face-to-Face

  • $100 for 1 hour session
  • One-on-one instruction, in-person within the Greater Vancouver Region
  • Useful for learning theory and gaining hands-on practice
  • If you’re without a camera that allows manual settings, I can lend a DSLR or mirrorless camera during our session

60 Minute Lesson Online

  • $75 for 1 hour session
  • Voice call with screen sharing on Skype or Discord
  • Useful for learning a specific topic, getting answers for any questions, seeing how post-processing is done

Discounted rates if you book a series of lessons.

  • Any 5 Lessons = 10% off total price
  • Any 10 Lessons = 15% off total price

RANGE OF TOPICS INCLUDE

  • Learn how to make the best use of camera equipment, light exposure, camera settings, framing and composition, camera techniques, on- and off-camera flash, lighting equipment and modifiers
  • Including specific instruction on how to shoot portraits, headshots, cosplay, fashion shoots, events (everything from corporate events to birthdays), family, couples/engagement, wedding, newborn, landscape, cityscape, night photography and astrophotography
  • Learn about posing/directing people, how to set up a photoshoot, shooting in studio, shooting in natural light, shooting in low light, workflow, building a portfolio, finding clients, managing social media, publishing in magazines
  • Get fast-tracked learning to professionally post-processing an image using Lightroom and Photoshop (tools, menus, image color and contrast with curves and HSL, masks and adjustment layers, blending, actions, crop, resize/straighten, clone and healing brushes, sharpen, dodge and burn, basic skin retouching, frequency separation, special effects, composites)
  • I’m prepared to answer all of your questions: what makes a good photo, how to achieve various effects in camera, how to develop your own unique style in post-processing, how to pose people, how to find clients, how to grow your online presence through social media, or anything you can think of!

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