" What do Sessions include? "
Sessions and their prices are based on the photographer's time, image quantity desired, image editing, and type of photoshoot.
Please let us know your details to better serve you. We offer detailed packages for every type of session. Sessions include digitals with "personal" printing and use rights. If for business or commercial use, please inquire so that we can accommodate your needs. We also offer a professional lab printing service for all photos taken.
Fun things can be added onto your photography session. Such as a Cake Smash, Milk Bath, tons of props that help tell your message, and lots of location ideas. Please suggest the type of look that you are seeking to better meet your needs.
" Where will we go?! " ( SEE OUR MAP )
Anywhere you want us! ~ In hospital newborn photography, including Birth. Parks, churches, out of town, you name it! ~ We WILL Travel for any destination Wedding, additional fees required.
" What type of Services do we offer? " ~ Portrait, Weddings & Event Photography.
The Primary photographer is Cher Charest, and only her work is posted on this site and only her services will be provided unless second shooters and video is requested. Assistants might join the photographer, depending on the type of shoot or event. We use many other photographers and videographers as a part of our full service company, especially for Weddings when more than one is needed.
Need Vendor suggestions? Just ask! ~ Being a Wedding Photographer, we get to know many who provide great products. Such as DJs, UpLighting, Officiants, Amazing Cakes and Flowers...
" The Extras "
The studio also offers a full line of "extras" ~ high end quality lab prints, metal prints, canvases, announcements, holiday cards and more, which are all available in addition to the provided digitals given within your chosen package. Please know that the offered "extras" are NOT required for purchasing, and are only provided as a luxury to you. Once you choose your digitals, the extras will become available to you and your guests. All galleries are private and password protected unless requested otherwise.
" Schedule your Photoshoot! "
1. Provide Your Information -
Name, cel number, and an email.
2. Type of photoshoot needed?
Studio - or - On Location?
Maternity, Birth, Newborns in hospital, at home, or in studio? Children or Family Portraits, Senior Pics, Business Head Shots, Engagement, Wedding, Pets, etc... * Please disclose how many people will be photographed? Is there a special occasion? The more information we have the better we can serve your needs.
Is this flexible or do we need the photoshoot on a particular day? *Please contact asap to check our availability - Especially if its a "set" date! Weekends get booked quick. Its never too early to schedule Wedding coverage!
What time frame would work best with your schedule? Are you open?
If a wedding, how many hours are needed? Do you need a second shooter or video? ~ We can supply a full custom package for weddings & events.
Please disclose the location desired, or one can be suggested based on the description of the type of setting that you are seeking.
For sessions under $200 we kindly request that it is between Oxford MI and the Royal Oak Studio for free travel. Please inquire about your location prior to booking. Studio sessions are always available or one can be brought to your location! ( SEE OUR MAP FOR COMPLIMENTARY TRAVEL )
" Our Process "
Once we confirm your location, price, and what you are looking to have done. - You can book a session by ordering online, an invoice can be sent, or purchase by cash. Sessions that supply digital images, CD's, USB's do not include shipping or Michigan’s 6% sales tax. That is a small amount in addition to the session's price. A driving fee might be requested depending on distance.
* A small deposit is required to book your session. This is NOT an additional fee.
The retainer holds your date, time and gives assurance that all parties will be present for the session scheduled.
* Credit Cards are accepted - Cash is preferred for on-location sessions.
Online purchasing is done within a secure processing network.
* All sessions must be paid in full at the time of the photoshoot.
* Sessions or Events that require to reserved a special date - or over 2 hours of coverage - require a 50% deposit.
* You will be required to sign a photographers release form.
This is a consenting agreement that gives us permission to take your photograph, edit images and use as necessary. It is a legal form required for us to preform our job as a photography service.
* All sessions include digital images. (Quantity determined by you)
They are provided in High Resolution as Full Color. ~ Black & Whites are specially processed and are an additional $15 for same imagery of chosen color digitals. They also come in High Resolution.
* After your session...
An Online gallery for "proofing" your images from your photoshoot will be posted within one week and a direct link will be emailed to you.
* Once you select your Images... & After (your) notification of chosen photographs is given to us ~ your "chosen images" will be edited and put in a new online gallery in digital format. You will then be able to make unlimited digital downloads of these images. Printing will also be made available from your "Chosen" image gallery. Processiong time is within two weeks from your selection given.
* After your final image submission "Extras" will be presented.
- You will then have the opportunity to buy any prints, birth announcements, and more goodies from your final chosen digital images, all available in your gallery.
* Sessions can be rescheduled with a 24 hours notice, please call.
If severe weather arises we will communicate and reschedule at the earliest convenience.
* Lesser quantity of digital images within a purchased session is not refundable or transferable to other goods and services.
* Additional digitals can be purchased after the session, same with extra CDs or USBs.
* What to Wear? If you need Tips in what to wear or bring for your photoshoot, please Click Here!
We are happy to answer any questions prior to booking. Please contact now to schedule.
email: smile @ chercharest.com or call/text: 248. 882. 4247
Thank you choosing Cher Charest Photography and allowing me to capture your special moments!
My photography assistants and I are looking forward to seeing those smiling faces very soon!
All the best to you & yours.
~ Cher Charest Photography