FAQ

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What do I need to know about copyright?

All images created by Lisa Marie Images photographers the property of Lisa Marie Images. Without exception, images may not be reprinted without the permission of Lisa Marie Images Photographers

*Please note that it is illegal to scan prints, right click or screen shot online proofs or other online images featured on this web site or blog, make copies from purchased prints, sell or alter images received in print or digital format including CD or DVD. Our Lisa Marie Images watermark may not be altered or removed from digital or printed files.

All images remain under copyright of Lisa Marie Images Photographers indefinitely, unless otherwise noted under contractual agreement.

Can I share images with friends and family online?

You are welcome to use the images for personal web sites such as Facebook displaying our logo on each photo. If you would like to use the photos for any other purposes please contact Lisa.

What is included in our session?

Our sessions include up to 90 minutes of shooting on location within 30 miles of Vancouver unless another location is arranged beforehand. If you need some ideas on locations, we have outdoor areas we frequently use as beautiful backdrops for photo sessions.

Your online ordering gallery will be posted 2-4 weeks after your photography session. The online gallery is where you can order all prints and other products. All products, including individual digital files, prints, albums & canvas wraps are available for purchase á la carte unless otherwise noted in your package.

The artists’ reserve the right to select the images included in the gallery. Images are selected and edited at the Photographers’ discretion and reserve the right to edit and release only those deemed creditable as professional in quality and within the Photographers’ artistic standards.

Do we get the high-resolution files?

High Resolution digital files on disc are available in all of our wedding packages; and they are delivered upon receiving your album. Images are selected and edited at the Photographers’ discretion. Artists’ reserve the right to edit and release only those images deemed creditable as professional in quality and within the Photographers’ artistic standards. High Resolution digital files are available for portrait sessions as well, depending on package selected.

What is required to book my date?

We require a 50% deposit of your total package, along with your contract to book the date. The remaining 50% is due 4 weeks prior to the wedding date. Dates are limited.  They are first-come, first-serve – upon the receipt of a contract and reservation fee.

How do reservations work?

All portrait sessions, weddings & events are booked on a first come first serve basis upon receiving the reservation fee and the contract. Reservation fee/deposits are required for all sessions, including weddings, to reserve your date & time. Deposits will equal 50% of the total package value. A deposit is needed to secure your date. The remaining balance will be due 4 weeks prior to the date of your session or event. Outstanding accounts will be charged with a $100 late fee for every 10 days past due.

All reservation fees/deposits are non-refundable.

Due to the nature of photography services, there are no refunds… all sales are final.

What is your Cancellation Policy?

Two days (48 hour) notice must be given to Lisa Marie Images Photographers in order to re-schedule a session.

What do we do if it is raining on the day of our session?

For heavy rain, we will reschedule your session. For cloudy over cast days, we will celebrate. Over cast skies provide the best natural light to capture flattering portraits and vivid scenery.

With the exception of weather and illness, there is a $50 fee to re-schedule, and any deposit made will be transferred to your new date & time.

Please be on time to your session. We cannot guarantee being able to stay longer for a scheduled session that is late. Your time will not be pro-rated. In the event of illness, emergency or poor weather conditions, we will make every effort to reschedule with you within reason.

How long does it take to receive my prints and album?

We process orders on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Generally you should allow 6 weeks for all print orders for editing/printing/delivery time. For Holiday Gifts, any order received after November 15th is not guaranteed to be completed in time for Christmas.

How much will it cost to commission Lisa Marie images Photographers?

Our local wedding packages start at $2,500. Our local portrait sessions start at $450.  If you are interested in viewing our complete packages please e mail us (lisamarieimages.com).

How many weddings do you book a year?

We only take a maximum of 30 weddings per year. This insures that each of our clients receives the proper attention to detail from start to finish.

Do you travel for Weddings & Portrait Sessions?

We will travel to your wedding or event to various destinations.

How many images do you end up with for most weddings?

We average 500 plus images per wedding.

What kind of equipment do you photograph with?

Lisa Marie Images Photographers use Canon Professional gear to provide our clients with the best image quality possible.

What should I wear to the engagement session?

We like themes! If you would like to be dressed vintage, rock n roll, beach style, urban chic, 1920’s theme or Parisian romance, fantastic! We will help you design the session. If you would like to just be yourselves in casual denim, cozy sweaters and hats, that is fine too. We will be getting to know you, hear your how you met and fell in love, talk you through posing and direction as photographers, and create relaxed, fun, sexy images of you as a couple. Then when the wedding day comes, we will help you stay relaxed as we document the event, and you will feel confidant we will; be showing you at your best.

Anything else I should know?

Our photographers have been commissioned to photograph your event, wedding or portrait session with our vision and style of photography.

Our photographers at Lisa Marie Images reserve the right to edit and release only those images deemed creditable as professional in quality and within the Photographers’ artistic standards. Images are selected and edited at Photographer’s discretion.