Frequent Questions

For Weddings:

What is your pricing?

Pricing starts at $2,499; however, most clients spend from $2,499 and $4,999 on the original collection.

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Do you work with a second photographer?

There is an option for a second photographer. It will depend on which collection you choose.

 

How far will you travel for a shoot?

I love to travel! I will capture images anywhere in the United States and U.S. territories.

 

Do you edit all of the images?

Every. Single. One. After the wedding, I choose the images that best tell the wedding story. They are edited before the client sees them.

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How long does it take to receive the images?

Weddings photographs will take up to six weeks to to edit.

 

How many pictures will I get?

The number of photos you will receive depends largely on the number of hours and photographers chosen. But rest assured, you will get a full wedding gallery with documenting your perfect day.

 

Do you need to attend the rehearsal?

Rehearsal photography can be purchased separately. It is not required that a photographer attend the rehearsal, but if you want it documented as part of your wedding, we’ll be there!

 

Do I get an album and how will it look?

An album is part of every collection. After the wedding, we will create a custom album for you to review and make changes as needed. It will look amazing, because we put a lot of love and care into creating an heirloom family piece that will stand the test of time. All of my clients love their albums.

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What is an “Online Gallery” that is in your collections?

An online gallery is a site where you can look at your images, as well as share the link with your friends and family. Though you should get all of the images you want from your viewing/ordering session, your family and friends will have the option to purchase any additional images they would like.

 

What is a viewing?

After the wedding, I will visit your home to show you the images that were created. This is a time where I can take photos of walls where you want to display the photos and create a personalized and professional display. There is no additional cost for the viewing.

 

When can we plan our engagement session?

As soon as you book your wedding, we can set a date for the engagement session. From there, we can plan the details to make sure you have a fabulous session.

What is your photography style?

I am a bold photographer. I will get in there and really do what it takes to capture the moment. I don’t stand on the sidelines. I would describe my style as classic, colorful and bold . . . with a touch of documentary.

 

How long have you been in business and how many weddings have you shot?

Sofi Seck Photography has been in business since 2010. I have shot more weddings than I can count — more than 100 weddings.

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How can I have my date held?

Unfortunately, I cannot hold any dates without both parties signing a contract.

 

How can I book my wedding with you?

Booking is easy. Everything can be done online in just minutes. First, I will send a contract. We both will sign the contract online and will each receive copies. Then, you will get email with details for a retainer fee of $1,000. The retainer fee will be removed from your original collection pricing.

 

What is the payment schedule?

Clients pay $1,000 at signing of the contract. The remaining balance will be due four weeks before your wedding. A payment plan is available, but the entire balance must be paid in full four weeks before the event.

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When should we book you for our wedding?

Most people book their wedding photographer six to twelve months in advance. The earlier the better!

 

Do we need to feed you at the reception?

It is not required, but very much appreciated, as we don’t typically get any sort of break to eat throughout the day.

 

Do you do videography?

We do a  form of videography called Video Fusion! To learn more, click here.

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How long does it take to get my prints?

Please be patient! Professional prints take time and we want to make sure your images are perfect. The lab also has a separate schedule. Depending on the items you choose and quantity, images usually take three to six weeks to process from the date of the viewing.

 

How long does it take to get my album?

Albums take up to three months from the time of the final approval.

 

What if we end up needing more time for the engagement session or on wedding day?

We want to make sure you enjoy your sessions without worrying about time. If you need more time, we will send you an invoice after the event. We will not just leave. We will document your day until you tell us to head out.

 

For Personal Branding Photography:

What is your pricing?

Personal branding photography pricing is based on each client’s needs and priced accordingly. This session includes professional makeup application and a stylist to create perfect images to represent your brand.

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Do you work with a second photographer and makeup artist?

We will have an assistant to help with lighting. We also will have a makeup artist and stylist before your shoot to help with makeup and wardrobe for the session.

 

How far will you travel for a shoot?

I will travel as far as you want. Your destination should be where you feel the most yourself so we can create images that reflect the real you. That’s what personal branding photography is all about!

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Do you edit all of the images?

Yes, we are creating a dream and the images will look grand. All photos will be fully edited.

 

How long does it take to receive the images?

It will take up to three weeks to receive your personal branding images.

 

Do I get the copyrights to the images so that I can use them for my marketing?

Yes, you will get usage right to all of the images. When we sit down, we can talk more about how you can use the images.

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How do I book my session?

It’s important for me to get to know you as a person. That said, a consultation is required, whether its in person, via Skype or on the phone. After the consultation, we will figure out a vision and plan for the shoot. Booking is done online. Both parties will sign a contract and you can pay the retainer online. After the retainer is paid, a date will be set. From there, you will get an email from the stylist and myself to get started coordinating the shoot.

 

What happens after I book my session?

That’s when all the fun happens! Together, we will create a vision, including everything from where we want the shoot, how much time we need, makeup, hair, shoes . . . In short, we will begin creating the best experience for you, which will produce the best images for your brand.

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I have this super cool idea for the shoot, can I email you about it?

Yes, yes, yes! I love hearing your ideas and I want you to be involved. After all, who better to tell your story than you?

 

How long is the shoot?

Personal branding photography features a fully day shoot. We’ll start early and highlight different outfits, looks and locations for various uses in your branding.

 

Family Photography:

What is your pricing?

The family photography session fee is $150, which covers photographer’s time. After session, we will meet for a viewing, where you can purchase prints and products. The session fee does not include any products.

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Do you edit all of the images?

Yes, images are selected and edited personally.

 

How long does it take to receive the images?

It will take up to three weeks to receive your images.

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What should we wear to our family photography session?

After your session is booked, we will discuss what to wear to reflect your vision for your photos. Don’t worry, we’ll help you every step of the way!

 

How long does the shoot take?

Family sessions will take about an hour and up to an hour and a half for the average family. Large groups can take up to two hours.

 

How do I book our session?

You book your session online, at which time the session fee is due. You will receive a confirmation email and we’ll go from there. Easy as pie!

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