FAQ

Life-Story & Family-Story


  • What should I wear to my session?

    • I provide a wardrobe consultation to all of my Brand Story clients. But I also love bright solid colors. I always recommend wearing what you feel good in and what really represents who you are. Here is a great blog with some fantastic tips!

  • When do I pay for my session?

    • You will pay a non-refundable booking retainer when we secure a date. Then the remaining amount will be due at your session. I will send you an invoice with instructions when we book.

  • What forms of payment do you accept?

    • You will be able to pay my in cash, check, or via credit card.

  • When will I get my photos back?

    • You can expect your photos to be returned to you within 10 business days.

  • Will my photos be used for marketing?

    • Maybe! I will ask that you sign a model release as a part of our contract.

  • May I see an example of a contract?

    • Yes! I’m happy to email you a copy before you sign anything.

  • Will I be able to see my images online?

    • You will be given a link to view and download your images online as a part of your package.

  • Can I order prints from you?

    • I don’t provide printing services, but I can definitely recommend some great printing vendors.

  • What if I need to reschedule my shoot?

    • Please call me (do not email) as soon as possible so we can get you a new date. We can always reschedule your shoot free of charge.

  • Can I share my photos on social media?

    • Yes! Please share away. But, please do me a huge favor and credit me when you share by posting a link to my website or directly tagging me on Facebook or Instagram.

      • Facebook.com/jessjlarson

      • Instagram.com/jessjlarson

  • Is there a best time to book outdoor photos?

    • Spring (3 - 6p)

    • Summer (4 - 8p)

    • Fall (3 - 6p)

    • Winter (2 - 4p)

  • Will you travel for a shoot?

    • YES! I will absolutely travel and I love to get creative with this to see what we can make work. Contact me and let’s get the conversation started.

  • Do you charge additional for travel?

    • I will charge for mileage if I am shooting locally (MN, WI, SD, ND, IA) in excess of 25 miles from my home office (Minneapolis.)

    • Travel outside of Minnesota is on a case by case basis.