BEHIND THE CAMERA

Photo Credit: Bird On A Wire Photography

Hello,

My name is Tim. I photograph for all occasions: Weddings, Engagements, Portrait Sessions, Events... My intention is to make timeless memories striking images. I first dabbled in the craft as a favor for a friend. Soon after, I was encouraged to turn this hobby into my profession. I am in the process of building a desirable reputation amongst clients that can attest to a fun, comfortable, & artistic style I have spent a long time developing. As I continue to create, I strive to offer affordable options (in an over-crowded market) because value is more than just a price. I strive to give an unmatched quality because you deserve the very best, & I strive for variety because it produces unpredictable & extraordinary results.

BEHIND THE DESIGN

Photo Credit: Bird On A Wire Photography

Greetings,

My name is Kristine. Welcome to the virtual E11even Photography Studios experience, where our clients ARE our family. I am the website developer & the artist behind the Engagement/Wedding books. I am a very compassionate person & I love meeting new people. My true passion is dance, but I enjoy participating in community theater acting & singing. When I am not performing, I will likely be listening to the hypnotic sounds of Julee Cruise. I am here to assist you in any way possible to create an album both personal & beautiful. Although we work in Upstate New York, our services extend to Massachusetts, Vermont, New Jersey, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, & Maine.

BEHIND THE SCENES

November 2014: On The Floor Of The Beat Museum

After getting married in 2011, we set out for one of our biggest adventures. On our 3rd year Anniversary, we took a trip to California. As strangers to most of the midwest, we decided to drive. We loved the idea of traveling all that way to pass through unknown places together. On the road, we visited poets we admired & historic places we had only seen on TV. The entire trip was a very spiritual experience for us: full of emotion & strength. It guided us to soon after open a small photography business in 2015. We have been fortunate enough to work with people near & far for 2 years now. With support from our community, we continue to grow in many ways & understand the significance of looking to a photograph to recall some of the most precious moments in our life together.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: WHAT EQUIPMENT DO YOU USE?

A: I use a combination of professional cameras, lenses, & flash:

  • SONY A77 MK II Camera

  • SONY A99 MK II Camera

  • SONY 50 MM F/1.8 Lens

  • SONY 24 - 70 MM F/2.8 Lens

  • SONY 70 - 200 MM F/2.8 Lens

  • (2) DI700A Nissin Flash Units

  • Air1 Commander: Off - Camera Flash

  • The Gary Fong Lightsphere System

Q: WHERE ARE YOU LOCATED?

A: We are currently located in Clifton Park, New York.

Q: WHERE ARE YOUR PRICES ON THE WEBSITE?

A: Our prices are not available on the website. Please contact us directly for a quote or a price list.

Q: HOW DO WE RESERVE OUR WEDDING DATE?

A: A retainer deposit is required. We cannot hold any date until the retainer & contract are complete.

Q: WHO EDITS MY IMAGES?

A: Tim is responsible for all of the editing. He uses the latest versions of Adobe Lightroom & Photoshop.

Q: DO I HAVE TO ORDER PRINTS THROUGH YOU?

A: It is strongly recommended to go directly through our professional lab to order prints.

Q: HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO RECEIVE PRINTS & CANVAS?

A: It depends on a couple of factors: order quantity & time of year, especially when laboratory schedules are heavy.

Q: WHAT IS A PRINT RELEASE?

A: This permission lets you reproduce images for personal use, while preserving the rights of the photographer.

Q: DO YOU RELEASE PRINTING RIGHTS?

A: A limited print release may be purchased. However, it is at the discretion of the photographer to release printing rights.

Q: WHAT IS A COPYRIGHT?

A: Under the Federal Copyright Act of 1976, photographs are protected by copyright from the moment of creation.

Q: DO YOU HAVE AN ASSISTANT?

A: Yes. Kristine is very helpful in many ways. She is there to provide all kinds of support.

Q: DO YOU OFFER A SECOND SHOOTER?

A: Yes! We do have professional photographers we partner with when you want that extra coverage.

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