INDIANAPOLIS PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHER | Indiana Family Photography

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PORTRAIT SESSIONS Ranging from 95-350. 

What does a session fee include? Includes 30 minute consultation, quote, 1-2 hour shooting time and professional editing/artwork.  Session fees vary depending on type, location scouting,  time and locations involved.  Due the day of the session or upon scheduling your appointment.  Sitting fee for the session is a separate fee.

We offer competitive pricing of packages with a wide variety of images, sizes and the latest products for your personal displays.  Packages include editing/artwork, design appointment, retouching, album planning, finished products.  The behind the scene expenses of producing quality images are many including: professional dues, insurance, equipment for shooting and editing, storage of images, backdrops and props, continuing education and time.  We share our pricing at your consultation.

Are images copyrighted? Our images are copyright protected.  

Do you allow phones in the shooting area?  We do not allow phones in our studios, they are very distracting.   I am hired as your photographer and the poses I take are not to be copied on phones while we are doing the session.  Children get very confused if you are trying to talk when I am.  You are welcome to use phones when we are finished.  A picture with the photographer is always welcomed.

Do you sell digital images?  We only sell digital images to business professional clients needing them for web/advertising.  We do give some low res. images ordered wall portrait images for sharing socially and phones.  We do post sneak peeks of our favs on social media for friends and family to enjoy.

We believe in the power of prints and are very passionate about them.  Quality portraits stand the test of time.  Portraits are meant to display and enjoy daily.  Finished products are truly pieces of art work of your family.  We believe in our sessions and beautiful displays.

Do you post sneak peeks? We know you are excited and yes, we post sneak peeks of our favs on Facebook!  Be sure to like our Photography by Melinda pages on Facebook and Instagram to share your images and be part of our referral plan.

When are images ready to view? Images are ready to view within 2 weeks.  Ordering appointments are in person, not online.  Exceptions are made when family members are out of town.  Please allow 1-2 hours for your viewing appointment.  It is really hard to decide with so many great choices.  

How do I pay? After your order you may pay in full with check, cash or credit card.  We require 1/2 down to start your order. We offer payment plans on large order amounts.  Finished portrait orders are ready within 2-4 weeks.  When special framing is involved it may take longer.

Can kids come to ordering appointments? We have a comfortable ordering area. Yes, we have snacks and drinks available.  Children are welcome and most school age children bring a book, homework or special toy.

How far is your parking area and will you help me? We have a large parking area.  We always help our clients bring in items from their car for the session.  We also happily carry your finished order to your car and send you off with a hug of thanks.

Can I view and add a lovely review online?  Yes we are on Google Reviews and Facebook.  After you work with us please give us a review on Google and Facebook.  We look forward to and appreciate seeing your wonderful comments.

How often should you be photographed?  As often as you can!  Life flies by. Things happen.  Children change weekly and adults change, too.  Your story is very important to all who know and love you.

Do we ever have sales?  Randomly we might offer BOGO 50% off, or buy two get one FREE as well as friends and family sales.  Occassionally we do offer mini-sessions for those wanting a quick up-date.

Do we edit and print images that we did not take?  We do.  

How can I communicate with you?  Like everyone else, through texting, emails, phone, Facebook and Instagram.  We will get back with you promptly.  317-780-7955 or photog.bymelinda@att.net 

 


MEMBERSHIP PROGRAMS & SPECIALS

Don't wait until you are too busy planning annual celebrations...you can start planning your Family Holiday Session in the summer or fall before it gets too late.

Photography by Melinda Gift Certificates make the perfect gift for holidays, anniversaries, birthdays, bridal and baby showers and other special occasion and are available in any amount, click here to purchase one today!

Let us know how you heard about us.  We are always curious.

EMAIL LIST, CLIENT REFERRAL PROGRAM & VIP PROGRAM

Refer a friend and/or come in two or more times a year and you'll be rewarded! Contact us for more information.

BABY PICTURE PROGRAM  Come in at least 2 times a year and you will receive 20% off each order! Our popular Baby Picture Program captures images of pregnancy, newborn infants, 4, 8, 12, 18 and 24 months.  Continue coming in two times a year and keep saving on consistently beautiful images!

MATERNITY PORTRAITS Are you a new mom looking for a beautiful way to celebrate your baby's arrival? Why not skip those quick hospital pictures and come in for a nice, personal session?  We won't rush you, and just for trying us out we will include a Complimentary Gift Portrait with any portrait collection! Contact us for more information.

We're also pleased to provide:
Gently Romantic Boudoir Portraits, Modern Maternity Portraits, High School Senior Portraits,  Senior Citizen Portraitsl and Military Portraits.

January is a great time to plan a Valentine's Day portrait!  Surprise your special someone.

JULY/AUGUST SPECIAL
Instead of those trendy school pics, how about a beautiful fine art portrait of your child? Contact us for more information about our 1 Pose School Price Match Special!


FACEBOOK and Google Reviews    Read all of the positive Google reviews that have helped us grow our business.

Be sure to like our page before your session and we will post some sneak peeks for you to view and share! When you become a friend/fan/like us on FACEBOOK you receive special updates on news, upcoming events and more that are only available to Facebook Fans!

COMMUNITY
Our Indianapolis area portrait studio likes to give back to the community by helping favorite organizations, schools and charity events.  If you are having a silent auction we welcome you to contact us so we may donate a Gift Certificate for a special cause.

We invite students to follow us for an afternoon in the High School Job Shadow Program.  Younger children who are interested in learning more about cameras and photography are incouraged to enroll in a summer private lesson.  317-780-7955 or photog.bymelinda@att.net

 
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