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How Do We Book A Session?
Sessions can be booked via e-mail on our contact page or by calling (808) 782-7079. We are available to take calls Monday through Friday from 9 am until 5pm.
How Far In Advance Should We Book Our Session?
Because availability varies greatly throughout the year, it is in your best interest to call as soon as possible to book your session. We do our best to accommodate last minute calls, but flexibility in scheduling is greatly limited.
Do You Schedule Sessions For Visitors To Hawaii?
Of course! But, if you are traveling with children and want family portraits done, please plan to get at least 48 hours of rest before you have your session so that your children can adjust to the time change. Children have an especially difficult time adjusting and may not be 100% cooperative for portraits if they have not had time to recuperate.
Do You Take Pictures On Location?
Yes, portrait sessions can be on location, this includes the beach, your home, or just about wherever else tickles your fancy. There is an extra charge of $50 added to your session fee for this service.
What Should We Wear?
We’ll talk to you about what you should wear depending on the type of session you are having, but here are some general guidelines to start off. The first basic rule is to keep it simple. No big or busy patterns, in other words. Colors should be subtle. Light colors or medium tone shades are acceptable. For family pictures, everyone should be wearing the same color scheme. Why? Because this way the focus is not on the clothing but rather on your faces. Lastly, women should have sleeves on their blouses when and if possible. Why? Because you do not want your arms competing for attention with your face. Again, we’ll talk to you a bit more when you call us.
When Do I Get To See My Proofs?
We do our best to get your proofs done as soon as possible, but it will depend on the time of year and how busy the studio is. Our goal is to have them ready for viewing within a couple of weeks. We will then set up a proof session back at our office where you can view your proofs on a large monitor and then place your order. If you are a visitor to the island or have family who would like to view and order, we can make arrangements to place those proofs online for a limited time.