Before the session

What is included in the session fee?

  • Up to a two-hour session for one or two pets. Additional pets are $50 each, and the session will include 10 images per additional pet in your gallery
  • 20 digital images from your session and 20 4×7″prints of the same images in a beautiful maple box with a USB memory stick
  • $100 credit towards artwork
  • Consultation plus the time and talent of the photographer during your session
  • Donation of 5% of your session fee to an animal shelter or rescue of your choice
  • Private online proofing gallery with 30-40 images
  • Professional photo processing and retouching (approximately two–three hours for each session hour)
  • Preparation of files for printing, creative, and artistic edit and other enhancements
  • Session location of your choice (within a 25-mile radius of Wheat Ridge—ZIP code 80033). Additional charges apply for longer distances

* Charges for additional dogs or people are $50 each and it will include 10 more digital proofs

Will you photograph more than one pet?
I will photograph two pets during the same session for the fee listed. Each additional pet costs $50 each and it will include 10 more digital proofs

How should I prepare my pet for the session?
Grab that brush and give the pooch a grooming! Or not—shaggy dogs are very cute!

Can I be in the pictures?
Yes, you can be in the photograph, but the main subject will be your pet. Please keep in mind that I am not a people/family photographer.


Fees & Policies

Do you require a deposit?
Yes. A $150 nonrefundable deposit, deducted from the total fee, is required to book your session. The remainder of the session fee and a signed model/property release are due prior to the session day. The remainder of the session fee is payable by cash, check, or credit card.

What if I get sick or my pet is ill on our shoot date?
Of course you or your pet could get sick! Let me know 24 hours before the scheduled session to set a new date and time. Because reserving your date requires me to turn away other business on that day, if you postpone your session with fewer than 24 hours notice, you will incur a $50 postponement fee.

What if it rains/snows?
We’ll work together to reschedule the session with no extra fees.

What if I need to cancel altogether?
If you cancel your session date, you will forfeit your deposit. All deposits are nonrefundable.



What should I bring to the session?
Your pet’s favorite treats, squeaky toys, or other favorite distractions.

What should I wear?
Something fun! Be yourself and relax!


After the session

What happens after the session?
I will review and retouch your images (please allow 7–10 days for this process). When I am done, I will send you the link and password to your private online proofing gallery.

What can I do with the digital files and prints?
I will provide a print release for any high resolution digital files, which means that you can print the images for personal use without copyright infringement. You may not use the digital files or products for commercial use or contests or resell the images without my written consent.

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