There are some questions I get more than others. Here are links to answers to some of the most frequent questions I receive.

 

Q: How do you pronounce your last name?

A: PAWM-I-KALS-kee

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Q: Can I have the unedited or original files from my shoot?

Blog Post: Why can't I have the unedited or original files?

 

Q: Why do you limit the amount of photos I receive?

Blog Post: Why do you limit the amount of photos I receive?

 

Q: What happens after our shoot?

Blog post: What happens after our shoot?

 

Q: How do you determine your prices?

Blog Post: How do you determine your prices?

 

Q: Why do you charge family members?

Blog Post: Why do you charge family members?

 

Q: Why do you charge a retainer fee?

Blog Post: Why do you charge a retainer fee?

 

Q: Will you work for free?

A: I will not.

Blog Post: Will I work for free?

 

Q: Do you shoot (insert type of photography/various event here)?

A: For the most part, yes. 

Blog Post: Do you shoot (insert type of photography/various event here)?

 

Q: How many photos will I receive from you?

Blog Post: How many photos will I receive from you?

 

Q: How do I choose a photographer and what do I look for?

A: Determine if you like the photographer's work/style. If you don't, don't hire them. It can be difficult for a photographer to mimic someone else's technique, so don't think that you can hire someone whose photos like X, but they can make them look like Y. 

Blog Post: How to choose a photographer/what to look for

 

Q: Why are your prints/products so expensive?

Blog Post: Why are your prints/products so expensive?

 

Q: Do you use Photoshop?

Blog Post: Do I use Photoshop?

 

Q: Will you steal my credit card information?

A: No.

Blog Post: Will I steal your credit card information?

 

Q: Can I edit the photos myself?

A: No.

Blog Post: Can I edit the photos myself?

 

Q: What types of payment do you accept?

A: Cash, check, Discover, Visa, MasterCard, and American Express.

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