Please see answers to the most common questions we are asked below!
How would you describe your working style?
We utilize a photo-journalistic style of photography and cinematography. We are very professional and courteous. The entire team arrives on time or early for each event or session and wears mostly black dress-attire to be uniform and professional.
What do you think distinguishes your work from that of other photographers?
We strive to provide a quality of work second to none. We utilize a him & her team to get 2 unique perspectives of your event. We are a company known for our unique and edgy photography while also incorporating videography as part of an all-inclusive media company. There are very few companies that have successfully merged photo, video & fotobooth into one high-end and professional company.
Do you have a portfolio I can review? Are all of the images yours?
The images and clips found on our website are all the work of our team. We also provide more samples during in person consultations.
What type of equipment do you use?
Currently the entire team is shooting with the most current and up to date bodies and lenses Nikon makes as well as professional lighting equipment and portable power sources to use on location.
Are you shooting in digital or film format or both?
We only shoot digital for photo and video.
Do you shoot in color and black & white? Both? Infrared?
All photography and videography is shot in color and adjusted on a computer during post-production.
Do you have backup equipment? What about a backup plan if you (or the scheduled photographer) are unable to shoot my wedding for some reason
Yes, we always come prepared with backup equipment. If for some reason our team or a member of our team is unable to make your event, we utilize a network of other professional photographers who we feel excel in the field of photography and or videography to replace our team member.
How will you or your team be dressed at the event?
In professional attire, mostly black dress pants, shirt and shoes.
What packages do you offer?
There are many packages offered by Foto Republik Productions which you can view here on our site based on your needs be it for an individual session or event.
Do you include engagement photos in your packages?
Not all of our wedding packages include engagement sessions but we do try to provide our couples with comprehensive features for each package.
What type of album designs do you offer? Do you provide any assistance in creating an album?
All our sessions and events come with some form of prints and some with custom albums. Albums can also be purchased separately. We offer custom hard cover as well as leather albums.
Do you provide retouching, color adjustment or other corrective services?
All photos are retouched and edited before being given to clients based on the packages in each session or event chosen.
Can we request certain photographs, shots or poses?
Yes. We know there are certain shots our poses you would like captured. During your photo selection process from your event you are able to choose any specific shots you must have. Our goal is to provide you with the memories you will cherish and to this end we make every accommodation possible to suit your needs.
How long after the event before we get the proofs? Will they be viewable online? On a CD?
Photos are all available 2-4 weeks after an event (subject to change based on our current workload), but in most cases an online gallery of your event is viewable within 7-14 days of your event or session. Photos and video will be provided on a medium of our choosing which can be CD’s, DVD’s, USB or even Hard Drives.
What are your hours and days of operation?
We are open 9am to 9pm Monday through Saturday. Our office is closed on Sunday but we are available for events and individual sessions. If you are unable to reach us please leave a message and we are sure to return your call within 24 hours.
How much of a deposit do you require and when is it due? Do you offer a payment plan?
25% is required to secure a session or event date with a booking above $1000.00 and a 50% deposit is required on a booking below $1000.00 with our team. The final payment is due on the day of the event.
What is your refund/cancellation policy?
The full deposit is non-refundable. Cancellations made less than 4 weeks prior to your event the entire fee is non-refundable. We strive to provide our clients with best in class service and we have a variety of events to book. The entire fee is non-fundable because it is considered the compensation for our team from having not enough time to book another event or turning away another client.
Do you charge for travel fee if it is a location shoot? What does the fee cover?
If the shoot or event is located beyond 50 miles round trip from our office (08882) there is an addition surcharge to offset travel expenses.The surcharge is discussed prior to booking our team.
Do you offer destination wedding coverage?
Yes we do! Please see our pricing here as well as we can custom tailor a package to meet your needs. Call us at 732.518.8787 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Are there any hidden cost or fees?
Foto Republik Productions prides itself on being upfront and honest with all our undertakings we have NO hidden fees.
May I have a list of references?
You are welcome to look at testimonials here on our site or on our wedding wire page. www.weddingwire.com/fotorepublik.