QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

STUDIO LOCATION & SERVICE AREA ๐Ÿ“

Jacksonville, Florida


HOW TO BOOK ๐Ÿ“ž

Booking By Phone Call Only 904.351.6050

CALLING TIMES: Monday - Thursday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm EST | OR SUBMIT A FORM: Click Here


WHEN DO I BOOK?

RECOMMENDED 2 - 3 MONTH IN ADVANCE : It is recommended to call & secure a date early as slots go quickly. NO same week or next day booking is available.

POST READY FOR MY BIRTHDAY: You will need to reserve a date that is 14 business days or more prior to your birth date (business days ONLY count Monday - Friday, please view diagram below)

SHOOT AS PART OF MY BIRTHDAY WEEKEND: Call in advance so that you are able to get a Friday, Saturday, or Sunday that lands near your birthday.


SO HOW DOES THIS WORK?๐Ÿค”

Please Press Play To Watch The Explainer Video! Booking is by PHONE ONLY


HOW MUCH DOES A SESSION COST? ๐Ÿ’ฐ

Total = Session๐Ÿ“ท + Scene Type๐ŸŽ please view links below | ๏ปฟ50% Non-Refundable Deposit Required At Booking


PHOTOSHOOT CHECKLIST ๐Ÿ“‹

WHAT DO I BRING?

โœ”๏ธ Outfit
โœ”๏ธ Shoes
โœ”๏ธ Accessories
โœ”๏ธ Helium Balloons - (Optional)
โœ”๏ธ Your Smile

HAIR & MAKEUP

Arrive With Hair & Makeup Finished

WHAT DOES DIAMOND EYEZ PROVIDE?

โœ”๏ธ Crowns, Background, Music, Lights Camera Action!
Depending on the scene type your purchase:
โœ”๏ธ Floor Balloons, Gift Boxes, Gift Bags
โœ”๏ธ Tables, Chairs, Thrones, Stands, Beds
โœ”๏ธ Flowers, Rose Petals, Pillows, Playing Cards, Boas, Curtains, Fringe
โœ”๏ธ Prop Cakes, Cupcakes, Fruit, Drink Glasses, Shakes, Bottles & Soda Pops
โœ”๏ธBalloon Garland, Balloon Column, Disco Balls And So Much More!


RETOUCHING TURNAROUND - Business Days (which is Mon - Fri)

3-9 Images: (3 Weeks)

12 - 14 BUSINESS DAYS

10-20 Images: (4 - 5 Weeks)

20 - 25 BUSINESS DAYS

20 Or More: (Estimated Quote)

Starting at 6 Weeks, time frame is to-be-determined based on how many photos are ordered

Rush Images (Additonal Fee. 3 - 4 Business Days)

Option not always available


HOW DO SCENES WORK?๐ŸŽŠ 

Please Press Play To Watch The Explainer Video!


General Understanding & Process ๐Ÿ“ƒ

WHAT AGE DO YOU START? ๐Ÿ’Ž

All Sessions Are For Ages 13 and Older. Youngest can be 12 turning 13

WHEN SHOULD I BOOK? โŒš๏ธ

1 - 2 MONTH IN ADVANCE
It is recommended to call & secure a date early as slots go quickly. NO same week or next day booking is available.

POST READY FOR MY BIRTHDAY - You will need to reserve a date that is 14 business days or more prior to your birth date (business days ONLY count Monday - Friday, please view diagram below)

SHOOT AS PART OF MY BIRTHDAY WEEKEND - Call in advance so that you are able to get a Friday, Saturday, or Sunday that lands near your birthday.

HOW DO I BOOK? ๐Ÿ“†

BOOKING IS BY PHONE CALL ONLY AT 904.351.6050
Best consultation/calling days are Monday-Thursday 10am - 8pm EST

WHAT DAYS DO YOU SHOOT? ๐Ÿค”

FRIDAYS, SATURDAYS, & SUNDAY BY ADVANCE APPOINTMENT ONLY
Sessions are offered Friday - Sunday with limited slots, due to volume of shoots

HOW DO I PAY? ๐Ÿ’ณ

DEPOSITS: All deposits are made electronically via square invoice to your email following your booking consultation. All Depositโ€™s Are Non-Refundable.

BALANCES: Balances can be paid by Cash or Card in Person Day of Session, early payment of balances via invoice must be requested 48 hours in advance.

MORE RETOUCHED IMAGES: Additional retouched images can be ordered at anytime and a Square invoice would be issued for payment.

PRINTS: Print payments can be made at the end of the project when you receive your printing link via email.

WHAT IS RETOUCHING? ๐Ÿ”ฎโœจ

Photo retouching is the process of altering an image to prepare it for final presentation. Retouching typically includes adjusting colors, removing stretch marks and cellulite, smoothing skin and giving your waistline that snatched look hunty!

WHO SELECTS THE FINAL RETOUCHED IMAGES?

You are responsible for selecting and submitting your top favorite images.

WHAT IS THE TURNAROUND FOR FINAL PHOTOS โฐ

3 - 9 PHOTOS :: 12 - 14 BUSINESS DAYS

10 - 20 PHOTOS :: 21 - 28 BUSINESS DAYS

20 + PHOTOS:: Quoted Estimate

(Business Days ONLY COUNT Monday - Friday)

CAN I ORDER MORE RETOUCHED IMAGES?

Additional retouched images can be ordered at anytime.

ARE THERE RUSH RETOUCHING OPTIONS? ๐Ÿšจ

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 (business days only consist of Monday - Friday).

HOW DO MY PHOTOS COME BACK ๐Ÿ“ฒ

Retouched Images are provided back digitally via email (prints are NOT included with the service cost of your shoot)

DO I GET PRINTS? ๐Ÿ–ผ

PRINTS ARE NOT INCLUDED WITH THE 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


WHAT ARE PROOFS? ๐Ÿ’ป

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.


WHAT ARE BUSINESS DAYS?โณ

Business Days only Count Monday - Friday. Please be sure to only count those days when estimating your turnaround


How To Prepare For Your Session ๐ŸŽฌ

WHAT BALLOONS DO I BRING? ๐ŸŽˆ

NUMBER/LETTER BALLOONS: You would be responsible for providing 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.

HOW MANY BALLOONS? ๐Ÿ’ž

Since Bringing Helium Balloons Is Optional, You Can Bring As Few Or As Many As You'd Like. Be Mindful Of Space In Your Car For Them

WHAT ABOUT HAIR, MAKEUP, & NAILS? ๐Ÿ’‡๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ’„๐Ÿ’…๐Ÿฝ

PLEASE ARRIVE WITH HAIR AND MAKEUP FINISHED.

MAKEUP: Please visit your makeup artist prior to your session time and arrive with fully finished. If you need your makeup artist to come for touchups or second looks you may add them as one of your spectators but they must have the original first look finished

HAIR: Keep Curled Styles in clips to avoid curls from falling. Otherwise please arrive to your session with hair fully styled.

ARE CROWNS PROVIDED? ๐Ÿ‘‘

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.

WHAT ABOUT MY OUTFIT? ๐Ÿ‘ 

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.

WHEN DO YOU NEED TO KNOW MY BACKGROUND CHOICE? ๐ŸŽ

SUBMIT DECISION 48 HOURS BEFORE SESSION: Options are on studio page

CAN I BRING A FRIEND ALONG TO HELP/WATCH? ๐Ÿ‘ฏโ€โ™€๏ธ

ONLY 1 EXTRA GUEST 12yr OR OLDER: You Are Allowed ONE (1) Spectators To Join Your Shoot, please do not bring anyone under the age of 12 to your session. Guest over 1 will have to wait outside the studio

DO YOU POSE US? ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿฝ

CARISSA WILL ASSIST WITH POSING if you do not have any poses in mind that you desire to do.


WHAT IDEAS AND THEMES ARE THERE? ๐Ÿญ

Please view my Pinterest Link for Ideas! Click Here!


PRINTING COST ๐Ÿ–ผ

PRINTS ARE ADDITIONAL COST

Only retouched images are eligible for printing
ONE - 4x6 Print = $0.99
FOUR Wallets = $1.99
EIGHT Wallets = $3.99
ONE - 5" x 7" = $1.99
ONE - 5" x 7" & FOUR Wallets = $3.99
ONE - 8" x 10" = $3.99
ONE - 8.5" x 11" = $3.99
ONE - 9" x 12" = $7.99
ONE - 11" x 14" = $19.99
ONE - 16" x 20" = $39.99
ONE - 16" x 24" = $45.99
ONE - 24" x 30" = $59.99
ONE - 24" x 36" = $65.99
ONE - 30" x 40" = $99.99
ONE - 30" x 45" = $105.99
Plus Tax & Shipping | Prices Subject To Change Without Notice


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