HOW DO I BOOK MY SHOOT? You can get started online and then we will reach out to set up a complimentary planning call. If you would prefer, you can come into the studio for this 30 minute appointment. We can show you our work and our product offerings in person. If you have questions that you want answered before you get started, please call the studio at at 734-834-6004 or use or contact form to send us an email. We do our best to answer all inquiries by 7pm on the day the inquiry was received. If you reach out in the evening, we will get in touch the next morning.
WHEN DO I PAY FOR MY SESSION?Your session deposit is required hold your session date. Your session deposit is nonrefundable, but it is transferrable should you need to reschedule. You can pay online when booking your session or you can send a check to the studio This happens after your pre-session planning call.
WILL I BE PHOTOGRAPHED BY MICHELLE? Michelle Massey Barnes will be your senior photographer. Although MMB Imagery has a great team that helps with graphic design, marketing, and office work, Michelle photographs all of the senior sessions.
WHERE DO YOU PHOTOGRAPH SENIORS? Once you book your session, we will work with you to pick out a location that compliments your style and personality. Our studio is located in Chelsea, Michigan and we use this location (indoors and out) plus areas around our studio but we have a lot of locations ideas in the Chelsea and Ann Arbor areas. Although it is often overlooked, your home or property may be the perfect one of a kind location that brings out your best.
We want your session to be all about you, and we'll help you pull together all of the details. We can make your session as fashion forward, forward thinking, or even as chill and low key as you would like. Whatever location and style you pick, we will make sure your images are inspired, amazing, and all about you.
DO YOU TRAVEL OUTSIDE OF CHELSEA AND ANN ARBOR? Absolutely! We are available for destination sessions outside of the Ann Arbor area. Beginning in the summer of 2017, we will be offering a limited number of beach sessions in the Traverse City area. Please call for booking information and details.
WHEN'S THE BEST TIME TO BOOK MY SENIOR SESSION? We begin photographing senior sessions in June the summer before your senior year. Some people love the summer. Others like the fall or spring. Check your school's yearbook deadline if you want to use one of the images from your session. We often book 2-3 weeks in advance in the warmer months and during fall color. Watch or Facebook page for announcements on last minute openings. WHAT IF IT RAINS? Most of our senior sessions are photographed outdoors, so the weather certainly has to be considered. In fact, Chelsea High School requires outdoor yearbook photos. We wouldn't want to take a chance with your session, so if rain or heavy winds are in the forecast, we simply reschedule to a day that works for you.
HOW MUCH DO PEOPLE TYPICALLY SPEND ON SENIOR PORTRAITS? That entirely depends on how you want to show off your photographs. At MMB Imagery, seniors design their own packages to include speciality items like signature albums with all of their favorites, canvas or metal portraits for the wall, digital files, and smaller prints for gift giving. Although our collections are completely customizable, the first thing we will do is send you some pricing information including some of the most popular ways our clients put together packages. Every family is unique, so we will help you pick out exactly what you want without pressure or stress. Go ahead. Let's start planning. There's no obligation, but we hope you love what you see.