Thank you for your interest in the light is all photography!
I love photographing events. You've come to the right place if you're looking for someone to document your retirement party, baby shower, wedding reception, softball tournament, festival... the options are endless!
We'll begin by discussing the logistics ahead of time. Where will the event be held? How long will it last? Are you more interested in action shots or candid portraits? What is the existing light at the location like? How will I be identified as the official photographer, and what kind of access will I have beyond that provided to other guests? Will special permissions be necessary from individuals, parents, or landowners? Will photos be available only to the event organizer, or to everyone who participates?
Along with candid portraits, I can also set up a "photo booth" at your event for fun portraits of guests. I'll set up my lights and backdrops in a corner of your venue, and people can stop by to mug for the camera. It's a fun way to get spontaneous portraits that are often more relaxed and creative than formal studio shots.
I edit every photo individually, adjusting tone, color, and exposure to achieve the highest quality possible. After the shoot, expect to see your photos in a week or so in a private, password-protected gallery on this site. You may share your gallery with anyone you like, so be sure to get contact information from your guests so that you can direct them to their photos! From my website, anyone can order prints or other products for delivery by mail, even if they live on the other side of the country. They can also post their favorite photos or galleries to social media.
I charge a negotiated rate of $25 to $75 per hour for events, depending on a variety of factors including how formal or informal the setting is, and how challenging the photography. Contact me to discuss your ideas. I am happy to offer reduced rates for charity organizations! Note that wedding photography has a different rate scale.
Prints can be ordered through MPix, a professional online photo service that offers high quality products at reasonable prices. Or, download your digital files and share them however you like. Please note that copyright is retained by The Light Is All Photography, and images should not be used for commercial purposes or without credit to the photographer.
Check out my "As It Happens" gallery to see sample of the photos I take. I look forward to working with you!