Answers to your Frequently Asked
Why should I use
- We can work with however a detailed
brief you provide, or help with creative
input when needed.
Easy to use
- High technical quality to meet your
needs, for web or print.
- All our
prices are clear and up front.
technical advice and assistance
- All of our Digital Imaging and Colour
Management consultancy knowledge comes as
standard when using Double Shutter
and you get really good pictures as well !
Where is the studio located?
Double Shutter Images is located right in the
downtown heart of Squamish.
find our photo studio in the Garibaldi Highlands
and we are available for you by appointment.
us anytime to set up your appointment.
What type of
session should I choose?
are held exclusively inside the studio with
backdrops and studio lighting. Minimum props are
provided, but we encourage you to bring your own
to add a more personal touch to your portraits.
Sessions on Location are held at a
location of your choice or a location we
recommend. Location sessions require usually
some more time but they also tend to make the
portraits more unique. The location can be your
home, a park, a local downtown area, etc. On
location we usually work under natural light
conditions but we are also able to bring
lighting gear and backdrops.
What can I expect at the sitting?
Please show up a few minutes before your
scheduled sitting time. You will be shown into
our studio for your photo session. We offer
various backgrounds and props and will work with
you to find the right poses.
What do I wear?
What should I expect?
you have reserved your session, further
information will be emailed to you on what to
expect from your portrait experience. Of course,
you are more than welcome to contact us at any
time with any additional questions you may have.
photographs, medium or dark-toned clothing is
preferred. Try to avoid whites or pastels, or
distracting patterns. Long sleeves are always
more flattering than short sleeves. We also can
provide you with the services of a professional
make-up artist, hair stylist or a style
How far in
advance should I schedule?
are typically booked in advance with Saturdays
being more in demand. It is best to schedule as
soon as you know that we are the right
photographer for you!
How do I
schedule my session?
of your session fee is due within 5 days of
scheduling to secure your date and time. If the
deposit is not paid within the 5 days, we
reserve the right to make that date and/or time
available to other clients.
When do I get to
see my images?
will view your images on a private online
gallery approximately a day or two after your
session. This is a great way to share your
session with all of your family and friends!
Where can I
order my photos online?
You can order photos online at our web site
www.double-shutter.com. Just click
'events' or 'gallery'. If you have had a
private photo session (portraits, weddings,
etc.) then you will need
your personal link to your images provided to
you at your portrait sitting.
What products do
Besides traditional photographs printed up to 24”x60” in
size, we offer frames, collages, bordered
prints, photo books and greeting cards, slide
shows and of course your individual web site or
If it comes to
maternity or little ones -
when is the best time to have my session?
Maternity ... in the 3rd trimester.
Newborns ... within the first two weeks of life.
Babies ... about 4 mos. old when they can lift
their head up and smile
or about 7 mos. old when they can sit without
assistance but aren't too mobile.
Toddlers and children ... after naps and meal
times, or at a outdoor shooting
anytime you like.
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