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1. How long will it take to get my photographs?

For Headshot Sessions, images are normally provided digitally within 48 hours of selection and payment being cleared.

For weddings, we ask clients to allow up to five weeks, although this is often quicker and also subject to the varied differences between each wedding shoot.

For all of our photography services, we try to keep our clients fully informed every step of the way. 

2. What happens if you get sick or injured and can't photograph me?

The first thing we ask is that you get in touch with us. Cancellation fees may apply for cancellation and these are included in our standard terms.

In most cases we try to accommodate alternative options, but understand sometimes this is not always possible.

3. Do i get the copyright to my photographs?

With every photographic service we offer, you have the right to reprint images whenever you want. However, you may not sell your images for profit or publish your images without the written consent of Leon Britton Photography

4. What if i need to reschedule?

Get in touch !  

We're fully understand that things change, and our preferred option is work with you to find an alternative solution. 

5. How many photographs will i get?

For headshot and portrait sessions, we offer a split pricing structure.

This means that once you have paid your session fee, all that remains is a fee per image. This leaves you in control of how much you spend overall.

We upload your images to a online preview album allowing you to preview and select your images from the comfort of your own home. This means you can take your time and make a non-impulsive, non-pressured decision on the images you want.

Also - if you decide within 12 months that you want to purchase additional images from your original shoot - get in touch. We are able to unlock your preview album for you meaning all you are paying for is the images, and not an additional session fee.

6. Do you instruct for posing? I'm kind of akward / unphotogenic

The simple answer is yes!

Being honest - most people are as it not something they tend to do every day.
We will lead you every step of the way with helpful guides and prompts to ensure we get the best out of your photography session.

1. Do you deliver every image you shoot?

No, we do not. We get rid of duplicate images, test shots, missed focused shots, shots with bad expressions and other images that may dilute the overall product delivery. For example, because we often shoot in low lighting, sometimes we take a few extra shots to make sure we have the perfect shot. We don’t expect you to have the expertise or the time to zoom into each image to select the one with the sharpest focus, so we spend hours doing that at our end. In another example, candid laughs and emotional tears are some of the best images from the day. Unfortunately, they can also yield some unflattering facial expressions. We might snap a few extras of any of these moments to make sure we have a great shot with the ideal expression for the moment. With our expertise of processing many images each year, we may eliminate ones that we feel are duplicates and only deliver the best ones.

2. Does your studio provide videography services?

Not at the moment, but we are more than happy to refer you to another professional video service provider if requested.

3. Have you shot at my venue before?

We have shot at many venues, so there is a good chance that we have. However, if we have not, we will get to the venue early on the day of and be sure to perform a thorough walk-through to scout out the best photography locations. We also do extensive online research prior to your big day!

4. Do you do destination weddings? What additional fees are associated with destination weddings?

While Leon Britton's Wedding Photography is based out of Liverpool UK, we are happy to serve clients all around the world. Our destination wedding photography pricing includes the cost of travel and reasonable accommodations.  All destination pricing is bespoke - please contact us for more information.

5. Who will be my photographer on the day?

Your photographer will usually be Leon. He is often accompanied by either an assistant or secondary photographer where requested. It is not uncommon for us to receive requests for up to three photographers at some of our larger weddings. 

6. Do you provide partial day coverage?

We typically do not provide partial day coverage on weekends. On weekends, we only accept clients that require at least 8 hours of coverage.

 

For more information please visit our weddings page, and request our pricing brochure.

7. Does your studio do headshots, individual portraits, family portraits, newborn shoots, commercial photography, or other types of photography?

Yes, we have experience in many fields of photography. Feel free to get in touch.

We have dedicated pages on this site covering headshot, wedding, & portrait photography - why not have a browse. If there's something you need but can't fin - please drop us a message.

8. Do you shoot Quinceaneras, Debutants, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, or Corporate Events?

Yes. These are all considered ‘event photography.’ We have chosen to focus and excel at wedding and event photography, and we would love to cover your celebration.

9. How many hours do you suggest we set aside for wedding day photos?

Full details of our available packages please request our pricing guide - this breaks down ideal times and suggested options, including pricing.

10. I have downtime between events on my wedding day. Will I be charged for that downtime?

For a variety of reasons, we have to charge for the time in between events. The fact is, we’re never truly resting during the day, whether we’re backing up images, setting up for the second venue, traveling to the second location, taking venue shots, or making up for lost photo time because of unforeseen wedding day delays. In many cases, we use that “downtime” to take you and your significant other out for a photo session or more family portraits.

11. What happens if we go over the contracted amount of time?

We understand that not everything goes as planned during a wedding. We never pack up before the contracted time, and moreover, we’re not leaving on the dot when the contracted time is up. Instead, we will ask you at the end of your contracted time whether or not you would like to extend. If you would like us to stay, we will charge the rates specified in your contract rounded to the closest 30-minute increment.

12. Why do we need to charge for additional coverage?

We’ve dedicated the entire day to your wedding, so we won’t be racing off to catch other plans that evening. However, we need to charge for additional coverage primarily because there are costs of having the team stay for additional hours. The shooters and lighting assistants all require additional compensation. Furthermore, the additional photos taken will need to be post-produced which adds to our overall costs.

1. What is your photography style?

The Leon Britton Photography Wedding team is acclaimed for developing a unique style of wedding photography that is deeply rooted in wedding photojournalism while influenced by fine-art and fashion photography. We love using creative lighting, unique perspectives, angles, compositions and artistic post-production refining to bring out our clients personalities and beauty while telling their wedding story. We pride ourselves on not just being photographers, but rather artists creating unique and expressive imagery. To see examples of our quality and style, please visit our Portfolio. 

2. My venue is very dark. How does your studio handle these situations?

We have shot in the darkest of dark chapels and reception halls so no need to worry! If the situation allows, we will set up additional lighting to ensure we get focused pictures. Some chapels do not allow for flash photography; and for that reason, we shoot on camera’s with superb low-light performance and lenses with low apertures

3. Is there a style or quality difference among the photographers?

No. We take every measure to ensure consistent style and quality among our photographers. We have developed the unique style you see in our work over the years. Each shoot is reviewed to ensure our quality and style are consistent. All mistakes, no matter how minor, are scrutinized by the team. We trust that the quality and style of photography you receive will be consistent. However, we do tailor our shooting style and techniques to our client requests. For example, some clients may prefer a light and airy look while others may prefer dramatic lighting and shadows.

1. How long does it take to get my prints?

Product creation times vary, however, print orders will generally be completed within 5 weeks after the product order is submitted.

Similar to the post-production process, if you require rush processing, a fee of £250.00 will be charged. Additional fees for rush shipping may also apply.

2. How long does it take to get my album?

As with our other products, production times vary. However, you can typically expect to receive your album 6 weeks after placing the order. The process prior to placing the order varies in duration depending on how quickly you respond to the instructions for the album design as well as the number of changes you request after the initial designs. Some brides complete this within a month or two; others take over a year.

Similar to the post-production process, if you require rush processing, a fee of £250.00 will be charged. Additional fees for rush shipping may also apply.

3. How many images do we get in our wedding day album?

Each album is different, all with options for various page quantities. 

4. Can I add more images to my album?

Extra images beyond what is included in your package can be added for an additional cost. Refer to our album designer for more information!

1. Do you touch up all the images in our image download?

Yes we do. Every image we deliver is post produced with our unique signature style of post-production. This involves color correction, exposure adjustment, selective black and white processing, clarity adjustments, tone-mapping, and other corrections. Many photographers will not post produce any images, or will only post produce “select” images from your wedding. This means that you may have pictures that are too dark, have strange skin tones or other common photography flaws.

2. What do you mean by “touching up” the photos?

“Touching up” in our studio is the same as our signature (standard) post-production. See the question below for clarification.

3. What is the difference between advanced and custom; and why are there additional costs for a custom retouch?

Advanced post-production includes touch-ups such as removal of blemishes, removal of bags under eyes, removal of fly-away hairs, etc. On the other hand, custom post production is anything that requires extensive, custom work in Photoshop such as removing entire objects from the scene, changing the size and shape of body parts or other objects in the scene, adding objects to a scene and other custom work. We charge hourly for the custom post-production as the time required ranges depending on the complexity of the project. Please contact our studio manager for a quote for custom post-production.

4. Do you shoot in JPEG, Small Raw, or Large Raw?

We shoot all of our images using Large Raw.

1. What rights do I have to the digital prints?

You have the right to reprint images whenever you want. However, you may not sell your images for profit or publish your images without the written consent of Leon Britton Photography.

2. Do you provide the RAW files from my engagement session and/or wedding day?

Each of our packages comes with a full resolution image download. However, we typically do not provide RAW (unprocessed) files from our shoots because we believe in delivering a finished product. In fact, we’re often shooting with the end (post-produced) product in mind. However, on occasion, we may provide RAW images along with our post-produced JPG’s for an additional fee and restrictions.

3. How many images do you deliver on the image download?

For a 3-hour engagement session we typically deliver 50-70 images and for a wedding , we typically deliver 50-300 images per hour of coverage. Keep in mind these numbers may increase or decrease depending on the flow of the day and the number of events/activities needing to be captured.

4. Do you provide the digital negatives after the shoot?

Yes we do. All of our packages come with Full Resolution image download.

5. What if I lose my images?

There is a £100 replacement charge for additional downloads after the event has been archived. We strongly suggest you make at least one copy of the download when you receive it from us. Archiving takes places 6 months after the date of your event.

1. What equipment do you use?

In addition to a selection of lenses and portable lighting options, we use the following cameras both in our studio and also on location:

Canon R5 DSLR

Canon 5d Mk IV DSLR

if we havent answered your questions - please get in touch

I couldn’t recommend Leon more highly!! I needed some headshots and in all honesty, I don’t like to have my pictures taken or see myself on them. Well, I couldn’t have hoped for a better photographer. From the moment I set foot in the studio, Leon made me feel comfortable and at ease. He talked me through the details of shoot beforehand, chose my favourite music and gave me so many helpful tips on how I can e.g. place my hands or feet so it looks good on a photo (and I feel more comfortable ‘posing’. He took a lot of time and I never felt rushed or pressed for time at all. We had several outfit and background changes and by the end of it, I really enjoyed the experience. A first for me when it comes to having my pictures taken. In short, I was completely happy not just with the experience in the studio but also with the photos that he took. If there is any ‘criticism ‘ at all, it’s that you’ll have too many good pictures to choose from. But even for this Leon has a pro tip on how to select just the right one.

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Anne Herrmann
Molecular Biologist

⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Absolutely blown away by the professional service I received. I never imagined my ideas would be brought to life the way the did!! It's was like Leon listened you every tiny detail & understood exactly what I what I envisioned!! Despite being a performer, having a photo shoot can be an a some what uncomfortable experience......NOT WITH LEON, IT WAS A COMPLETELY DIFFERENT EXPERIENCE!! I was made to feel relaxed, comfortable & ease! The whole day, had a great flow to it! Now let's not forgot Amber, who is also a massive part of my experience, such a professional, encouraging young lady, who also enchanted my crazy ideas! Can't wait for my next shoot!! New costumes currently getting made!

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Dani Graham
Dolly Parton Tribute Artiste

We frequently work on location across the northwest, often travelling between Liverpool, Manchester, Warrington and Cheshire. Visits to our studio at The Secret Warehouse are therefore strictly by appointment only.

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