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What do you specialize in?
Weddings, Portraiture, and Events.
How would you define your style?
Outdoor, Environmental, Candid, Photojournalist.
Do you have a studio?
No, I don’t have a physical studio space and do not plan on having one in the future. I do have studio lighting and a portable backdrop stand. I can come to you, or you can come to me.
Are your clients happy?
Check out my testimonials page! If you’re a client and would like to add one, just let me know!
What are your rates?
Portraiture: $200 covers up to 2 hours of on-site photography with Lee Howell, all editing and touch-ups, online gallery and ability to select and download any/all high-res original JPEGs.
Events: $100 per hour. Includes all services referenced above.
If you would like to hire me for commercial work, school portraits or other services, please contact me with specific details.
Can I hire a second photographer?
Some large events may require more than one photographer. If you feel your event requires two or more photographers, please let me know. If you are unsure, feel free to ask. Any fees charged for a second photographer will go directly to the second photographer.
Do you offer payment plans?
Yes! Customarily, 50% is due upon signing your event contract and the remaining 50% the day of (advanced payment of the final 50% is recommended, only to make your day that much more enjoyable). If the 50/50 payment plan doesn’t work for you we can arrange an alternative payment method.
Do you offer discounts?
I do! If you were referred to me by a friend, please be sure to tell me so!
How do I pay you?
I accept cash, check, and all major credit and debit cards.
All fees and charges automatically include 7.5% Florida sales tax.
Final payment is due upon the end of our photo session/event.
Can we meet before I decide?
I would be happy to arrange a time to meet! You can review samples of my work and we’ll get a chance to know one another. Contact me for availability.
Do I have to sign a contract?
All events and weddings must have a signed contract on file. Because of your investment, this is a standard requirement and is designed to protect all parties. The need of a contract for all other photography services I provide will be determined on a case-by-case basis.
Can you help me market my event?
Yes! If you’re interested in getting the word out about your wedding, or sharing photos with a group of family and friends after the event, I can create and manage your very own event webpage at no additional cost.
When will my photos be online?
I will have your images edited and posted no later than 2 weeks from your event, unless advised otherwise.
How will you let me know they’re ready?
Email, phone call, text message, blog post…You name it! If you have Facebook account and “like” Lee Howell Photography, I will tag you in a preview and message you the direct link to your full gallery. I also post previews of most events on my blog.
Can you password protect my gallery?
Absolutely! By default, I will password protect your gallery. If you prefer to have a public gallery with no password, just let me know!
How long will my photos stay online?
There is no time restriction to view/order. They will remain online, at the same web address, for as long as you like.
What kind of prints and products do you offer?
Apart from your standard print sizes (4×6, 5×7, 8×10), I also offer a wide variety of other products. This includes: Books, Albums, Canvas Wraps, Cards and more! Ask for an á la carte price sheet.
How do I order prints from your website?
Glad you asked! You can find some help on that topic right here!
What is an archive DVD and print release?
Long gone are the days of negatives. Consider this their modern-day replacement! All wedding and event clients will be provided a DVD of their high-res JPEG images (all other clients are welcome to a DVD, upon request). With this disc, you are granted a limited copyright release. This means you own the right to print your images anywhere you like, in sizes up to 8×10.
The only restriction I impose is on additional editing. Any and all adjustments (other than cropping) beyond what I have made must be approved by Lee Howell.
What sets you apart from the rest?
First off, let me say that “the rest” is composed of a wide variety of folks whom I’d either happily recommend as an alternative, or would gently steer you away from. The distinction between the two comes from personality, experience, craftsmanship, professionalism, creativeness and motive. As the customer, you have a difficult job of picking the right photographer for the right job and the right price! There is a sea of photographers to choose from, and it’s my hope that your search will end here.
My strengths lie in the pursuit of continued learning and growing as a professional. I want each wedding, each portrait session and each event I photograph to be better than the last. If you’ve already reviewed my portfolio, then I hope you’ll agree that you are guaranteed a beautiful and timeless product. By investing your commitment, money and trust in me, I make the promise to deliver images that will exceed all expectations.