Frequently Asked Questions
Why choose Photography By Melissa?
I provide a completely relaxed, fun filled experience capturing beautiful natural images for you to look back on and cherish for years to come.
What about the weather?
Believe it or not, we do get a lot of dry days in Northern Ireland. Yes, even in the autumn and winter months location sessions are possible. A cloudy day is actually a better day for your session, than a very sunny day. Even on rainy days, it doesn’t (normally) rain consistently and a session can be done in between the showers. If you are adventurous embrace the rain, welly boots and umbrellas make amazing images and great memories! If the shoot is a wash out and the rain is just too heavy to proceed, your booking fee is transferable to another day.
How many images will I get?
I don’t restrict the amount of images I shoot. My style of photography means I can be shooting away at different little details and you won’t even know therefore it is very hard to put an number of images per shoot. I do guarantee at least 30 images from a session however galleries are usually a lot more.
Do you blog and share on social media?
I try to blog as much as possible and sharing on social platforms helps me to attract new clients. I’m sure that is perhaps how you found me. I have no issue however if you prefer your images are not shown on media platforms.
How do we see our pictures?
I aim to have your private gallery sent to you with 3 weeks of your session (high wedding season could be 4 weeks) but you will get a preview 1 week after your session. Your images will be delivered via my private web gallery https://photographybymelissani.pixieset.com/ you will get your password and download pin. You can of course share this with friends and family members.
Can I order prints after my session?
I aim to make the whole process as hassle free as possible. Your online gallery also has an option to purchase prints directly from my Professional lab. The lab is one of the best in the UK and this is where I order my wedding albums. This ensures the highest quality of prints at just a little bit more than high street printers. I do not offering a framing service but can recommend a good local framer if this is something you would like.
How do we book?
If you are interested in booking simply get in touch and I will send you my package info.
What do I wear to a family session?
This is probably my most ask question so here is a link to a useful blog post What To Wear On A Family Session
My data protection policy can be found at the link at the bottom of all pages. Your personal information, contact details etc will never be shared with third parties.