How long does it take to get our pictures to us after the session?
The photos are ready with in 10 day, a DVD/CD can take up to 2 weeks to arrive at your home.
Where do we take the pictures? (photo sessions)
I can offer ideas or you can tell me a place you have in mind.
Do you do weddings?
No, I don’t do weddings.
Do you take pictures (photo sessions) indoors?
Most of my sessions take place outdoors in natural light (early morning or dusk is the ideal time), but of course I will make an exception if necessary.
Can I use your photos for my project/on my website?
Please read my dedicated page Copyright notice. You’ll find here all the information you might need no matter the circumstances.
Will you retouch my images?
Photographs provided will include minor retouching (blemish removal, skin smoothing, wrinkle softening) only by request for prints and albums. Extensive retouching is available for an additional fee.
Do you consider yourself a wildlife photographer?
No, I consider myself a photographer who takes photographs of animals. Sometimes the animals I photograph are domestic, sometimes they are wild but in captivity and sometimes not.
How do you name your images?
I often title my images by species or category or photo style. I use short description and names only when I publish a photo book or have an exhibition.
Do you know what picture you are going to take, before you take it?
Not anymore. I used to plan a lot but I came to the conclusion that no matter how much I try, either animals or people don’t care about my planning and people cannot control their moods or the fact that might have a bad day. What I do now, is to keep it simple, like a general idea of what I want to do, the rest comes by itself.
Why do you photograph animals?
I simply enjoy it. There is nothing arranged in advance, the animals do not listen to you, they do not pose for you. In addition, the level of patience and attention required, I think it is much higher. Also, the funny moments they offer sometimes, are absolutely delicious.
How important is an awesome website for your business?
It’s important but I don’t think it’s important to spend a ton of money on it, at least not in the beginning). My website it’s only 70% done right now. I am constantly updating and adding new stuff …My advice …don’t keep it ,,under construction,, until you think it’s finally what you want …Let people see your work and work on it in the same time.
What photographic organizations do you belong to?
I do not have a desire to enter competitions or have my work judged by any organization. But, I will join any of them if they will ever invite me…and yes, I know, I enter a competition once, but in my defense, was just because a good friend of mine send the photos in my name. It’s true, I won, but still …
What is your favorite photography accessory, other than your camera?
99.9 % Light…the rest is for lenses
Do you have an assistant/2nd shooter that accompanies you?
Yes, my husband 🙂
Do you conduct workshops for aspiring photographers?
I was asked many times but not yet. Maybe in the future.