What is the cost of the sitting fee for a full photo session?
The sitting fee for a Family Session, Kids Session and Maternity Session is $100.00. The sitting fee for Senior Portraits, Engagement Sessions and Newborn sessions is $125. The sitting fee will need to be paid the day of your photo session. This includes a 1-2 hour session with location of your choice or in-studio photographs.
How much are mini sessions and what does it all include?
Mini sessions are $75, which needs to be paid in full the day of the photos. This includes a 20 min session, one backdrop, multiple poses and you get a CD with 10-15 edited images and a print release form.
How long does a photo session take?
Family, Maternity and Kids sessions usually take 45 minutes to 1 hour.
Newborn sessions are a little longer lasting about 2 sometimes even 3 hours.
Engagement and Senior Portraits last 1-2 hours.
Mini sessions are 20 minutes.
Can I bring extended family members to my session/mini session?
Feel free to bring your cousins, aunts, uncles, brothers, sisters ect. to your session. The sitting fee of $100 is for up to 6 people. If the number of people exceed 6 it is an additional $10 per person.
For Mini Sessions, if you want photographs taken with other family members you will have to book two time slots back-to-back and the cost is $75 per slot.
Can we take family photos during a mini session?
Alycia's mini sessions are set up for kids only. She will, however offer some family mini sessions and will advertise this on her Facebook Business Page when those mini sessions come available.
How far in advance should I book a session?
If you are looking for fall, winter or Christmas photos, during the months of September to December, you will want to book about a month in advance. These months are the busiest time of year and book up fast. All other months please book a couple weeks in advance.
For Newborn sessions you will want to book within the first 10 days of birth for best posing options. You can call, Facebook message or email Alycia as soon as you have your bundle of joy and she will work around you and your family to schedule the best possible time that works for you.
Alycia's mini sessions are scheduled by her. She will put a post out on her Facebook Business Page with the date and times of the session and whoever is first to comment or message with a time will get a spot. These fill up very quickly so keep an eye out around the holiday months for her post. Due to high demand for the mini sessions Alycia cannot reserve spots. Thank you for your understanding.
Weddings you will want to book as soon as possible. Summer weekends book really fast so you will want to book 6 months to 1 year in advance.
How long does it take to get my photos back?
Family, Kids, Newborns, Maternity, Engagement and Senior portraits usually take 5-10 days after the photographs are taken.
Wedding usually take 2-6 weeks.
How long does Alycia keep photos on file in case I was to loose my CD?
Alycia will keep your photos on file for up to 2 years.
School sports photos are kept on file and will not be deleted.
What make Alycia Holland Photography different?
Butte is blessed to have a lot of great photographers. Alycia has a ton of experience along with a Photography degree from Montana State University. She will take any and all suggestions from clients and do her best to make each and every photo session a great experience and unique to you. Alycia is very flexible and is willing to work around the clock and on weekends to suit your schedule. She makes your photo session really personal, and keeps it affordable. She is located in the Thornton building which is a historical building in Uptown Butte. If you prefer she will be more than happy to do outdoor sessions as well. She even takes clients right outside her studio around Historical Uptown Butte!
Who owns the photographs?
When you purchase a CD, which includes all of the edited images, then you will have the rights to the photographs as well. When you purchase a CD Alycia will also give you a personal print release form to print anywhere you would like. Clients may also use Alycia's photographs that she posts on her Facebook Business Page as their profile picture.
What should we wear?
If you want to run outfits by Alycia or colors you should wear feel free to email or even call. She has all kinds of suggestions!
What kind of backdrops/props/etc. are available?
Alycia has all kinds of backdrops and props for you to choose from. She does not plan your photo shoot ahead of time; she will coordinate with what you are wearing and what you prefer in your photos. If you want to choose your own backdrops or props, feel free to do so! Clients are more than welcome to bring their own props as well.